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1 hr ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Trial of ex-Bayern president Hoeness prompts surge in number of Germans confessing ...

The high-profile tax evasion trial against former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has prompted a surge in the number of Germans turning themselves in to authorities for failing to properly declare their taxes.


Related Topix: World News, Tax

5 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Putin: Ukraine on 'brink of civil war'

The escalating conflict in Ukraine "essentially puts the nation on the brink of civil war," Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Oleksandr Turchynov, Terrorism

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Triple Pundit

Electricity Prices Fall In Europe As German Renewable Energy Output Increases

For the fifth consecutive month, electricity prices in countries neighboring Germany have decreased, recently released Platts data reveals, due in large part to increased solar and wind generation in Germany.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Solar Energy

The Hartford Courant

VW picks former Audi R&D boss to run Bentley, Bugatti brands

Volkswagen has appointed Audi's former development chief to take the reins at Bentley and Bugatti, the third top management change at the two ultra-luxury auto brands in just over three years.

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Related Topix: World News, Ansonia, CT

The Daily Star

Germany's Merkel and Russia's Putin hold call, focus on Geneva talks

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin by telephone on Tuesday night, focusing on the crisis talks between Russia, Ukraine, the European Union and the United States to be held in Geneva on Thursday.

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

Germany expects to attract 8-10 percent more Indian tourists this year

New Delhi, April 15 : Germany expects to attract 8-10 percent more Indian tourist this year, up from 615,617 tourists in 2013.

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Related Topix: Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, World News, India, India Travel, Asia Travel,

Hot stuff: Mobile brothel burns down at German lay by as lady owner busy with trucker

The massage parlour on wheels had been parked up in a convenient spot for its lady owner to have easy access to a place to offer erotic services to clients Things got rather too hot to handle for the owner of this mobile brothel after it caught fire while parked in a German motorway rest stop.


Related Topix: Fire, World News,

Wall Street Journal

Germany Economic Sentiment Index Weakens

MANNHEIM, Germany-Investor confidence in Europe's largest economy fell for the fourth month in a row in April, as concerns about Ukraine weighed on sentiment, a closely watched survey showed Tuesday.


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Northern Michigan News

Army pal receives 39-year-old letter from Michigan

An Army veteran in Washington state finally has received a letter from Monroe that first was dropped in the mail 39 years ago.


Related Topix: Michigan, World News,

Flybe cancels flights from Southend Airport

FLYBE has cancelled flights from Southend Airport to Cologne after only a week as rival Ryanair announced flights from Stansted.


Related Topix: World News, Poland,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Motley Fool

Congress Asked to Approve $250 Million Military Package for Germany

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Friday of plans to sell the Federal Republic of Germany a package of equipment, tools, services, and training designed to upgrade the Deutsche Marine's fleet of eight P-3C Orion submarine-hunting aircraft.


Related Topix: Europe, World News

The Standard

Germany says signs show Russia backing armed groups in Ukraine...

Germany said Monday it sees indications Russia is supporting pro-Kremlin militias who have seized government buildings in eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel


Guess which Backstreet Boy got married over the weekend...

Nick Carter married his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Kitt, on Saturday in Santa Barbara, California.


Related Topix: Nick Carter, Santa Barbara, CA, Pop/Rock, Backstreet Boys, Wedding, World News

Russia Taday

a German space center 'spied on by foreign intelligence'

Computer networks of the German Aerospace Center have been infiltrated in a sophisticated cyber-attack most likely carried out by a foreign intelligence agency, Der Spiegel reported.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Germany, France see ghosts of WWI in Ukraine

Senior French and German officials have warned that the surge in nationalism fueling the crisis in Ukraine echoes the ideas that gripped Europe a century ago and led to World War I. Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's vice chancellor, says the "ghosts of nationalism are being let out of the bottle" in Ukraine, where separatists in the East are seeking to ... (more)


Related Topix: Social Democratic Party of Germany, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News,

Daily Mail

German city Munich gives nudist sunbathing the green light and introduces six Urban Naked Zones

And now residents of the country's third-largest city have been given the go ahead to strip off for all over sunbathing sessions in six designated spaces.

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Related Topix: Travel, Germany Travel, World News, Europe Travel, Munich, Germany Travel,


Mercedes-Benz starts B-Class Electric Drive production in Germany

Mercedes-Benz has started series production of the new B-Class Electric vehicle at the Rastatt factory in Germany - the same plant where the German automaker builds the A, B and GLA models.


Related Topix: Hatchback, Mercedes-Benz B-Class, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive, World News,

The Straits Times

Germany's love-hate relationship with Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin is clearly not interested in cosying up to Western leaders; he believes that it's better for Russia to be feared rather than loved.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Vladimir Putin, Opinion


Coney Island amusement rides open for the summer

The Coney Island amusement park opened Sunday for another season -- with a 1920s wooden roller-coaster and a new, steel one ready to roll at breakneck speeds.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, World News, Italy

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Korea Herald

Germany awards professors for boosting culture, research ties

German Ambassador to South Korea Rolf Mafael presented two Korean professors with awards in Seoul on Thursday for their efforts in developing cooperation in scientific research and academic scholarship, and for facilitating the study of German language here in South Korea.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Seoul, South Korea Travel, South Korea, National University,