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3 hrs ago | Business Wire

Exelis Acquires Orthogon Airport Operations Management Solutions Business from Barco NV

Orthogon provides applications for air traffic flow management and decision-making to airport operators and air navigation service providers globally.


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7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

A Joke German Political Party Has Won 2 Seats In the European Parliament

"Satire cannot have any consequences," argued Martin Sonneborn in his masters thesis in 1994.


Related Topix: World News, Social Democratic Party of Germany

11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

The Really Scary Thing About Those Jaw-Dropping Siberian Craters

Russian scientists have determined that a massive crater discovered in a remote part of Siberia was probably caused by thawing permafrost.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, US News, Liberal Political News

16 hrs ago | The Times of India

Indian convicted in Germany for espionage

A 45-year-old Indian national has been sentenced to a nine-month jail by a German court for spying on the Indian community in the country.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Indian-American, World News, Religion, Sikh

20 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

The dirty little wars of 2014 go back 100 years

There is war in Europe. No, I'm not using the historic present tense to evoke August, 1914.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Israel, World News, Middle East, Ukraine, Europe

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Wall Street Journal

On Hold: Merkel Gives Putin a Blunt Message

Three days after the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin for at least the 30th time since the Ukraine crisis erupted.


Related Topix: Europe, World News

German officer to serve as U.S. Army Europe's chief of staff

Gen. Markus Laubenthal is the first German officer to be assigned to U.S. Army Europe.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military, World News

Snowden's asylum status in Russia ending

Edward Snowden's temporary asylum status in Russia will expire at midnight Thursday, but the former U.S. National Security Agency systems administrator appears set to stay on until authorities decide on his application for an extension.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military, World News


GDC Europe reveals talks on Dead Island 2 and Angry Birds

Earlier this week we announced that GDC Europe 2014 would host both game industry veteran Chris Roberts and Fireproof Studios cofounder Barry Meade.


Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Video Games, Angry Birds, World News, 2K Games, Yager, Spec Ops: The Line

Broward-Palm Beach

The German Club is Looking For Miss Oktoberfest 2014

The American German Club Palm of the Beaches is the home of one of the largest Oktoberfest celebrations in the U.S. with thousands of guests visiting during the second and third weekends in October.


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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Special Visitors At Gerry Rodeo

Karl Peitsmeier and Doris Paetsch, from just outside of Stuttgart, Germany, have been cruising around the globe for a decade in their diesel Mercedes-Benz 1117 A. This week, it was stationed at the Gerry Rodeo.


Related Topix: World News, us Travel, Oshkosh, WI

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hartselle Enquirer

Germany trip eye-opening for HHS group

"It was crazy, but it was a lot of fun," Evans said. "I couldn't believe how excited they were when they won the World Cup.


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Traveling in Germany? Use the Autobahn or railways

When Germans go on a trip, they either take the car and go on the Autobahn to get to places very fast or they hop on the train.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, Train Disaster, us Travel


UPDATE 2-Germany's ZF in advanced talks to buy TRW for near $12 bln-sources

Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen AG is in advanced talks to acquire U.S.-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp for nearly $12 billion, in a deal that would create an automotive supply powerhouse, according to people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: World News, Livonia, MI

Russia Taday

Germany's trade surplus: Feeding euro crisis

Patrick L Young is expert in global financial markets working in multiple disciplines, ranging from trading independently to running exchanges.

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The Age

Edward Snowden should cut deal and go home to US, German minister says

Los Angeles Times: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is too young to spend his life dodging extradition in remote foreign locales, Germany's justice minister said on Tuesday in advising the fugitive to return to the United States and face the charges against him.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel

The Independent

Attack in Germany prompts fears over rise in anti-Semitism

John Lichfield has been The Independent's man in Paris since 1997, covering French news.


Related Topix: World News, Drink, Cocktails, Israel, Middle East

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Russia Taday

German synagogue attacked as Gaza-related death threats, hate speech surge

Molotov cocktails were thrown at a synagogue in a western German town, local police said.


Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Suspect arrested in arson attack on German synagogue

A neighbor of the New Wuppertal Synagogue in the former West German state of North Rhine-Westphalia called police at about 2 a.m. on Tuesday to report burning objects in the street next to the synagogue, according to German news reports.


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WTOC-TV Savannah

EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

Shocked into action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner and the resulting deaths of more than 200 Europeans, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, to be followed swiftly by similar punitive measures from the U.S. The new sanctions adopted by the Europeans over the uprising in Ukraine ... (more)


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News