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4 hrs ago |

Libya oil depot fire rages, raising fears of major disaster

A huge fire at an oil depot on the outskirts of Tripoli was out of control on Monday , sparking fears of a fireball that could cause carnage over a wide area.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Fire, Libya, Europe, Germany, Francois Hollande

5 hrs ago | USA Today

Obama's phone calls show urgency of world crises

President Obama reached a diplomatic milestone in the 500th phone call of his presidency to world leaders.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Europe, Germany, Joe Biden, George Bush

5 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

The Canada-EU free trade deal is still very much alive

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference during a European Union leaders summit in Brussels October 25, 2013.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Opinion

5 hrs ago |

BlackBerry Ltd 'only brand' that meets German government's security needs, spokesman says

This file photo shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel presenting a tap-proof Blackberry smartphone.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, IBM

10 hrs ago |

West says Russia still arming Ukraine separatists, urges sanctions

Swift new sanctions against Russia are needed to stop it from arming separatists in Ukraine and destabilising the country, the United States, Germany, France, Britain and Italy agreed on Monday .


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Francois Hollande

12 hrs ago |

Team Investigating Downing Of MH17 Turns Back Due To Heavy Fighting

Smoke from shelling rises over a residential apartment house in Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region, on Monday.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Prison

16 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Musical Chairs at ECB Leaves Germany on Guard for Doves' Attack

When the European Central Bank policy makers first convened in June 1998, Bundesbank President Hans Tietmeyer didn't like what he saw.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

U.S. Says Satellite Photos Show Russia Shelling Into Ukraine

Satellite photos show Russia has shelled across the border into Ukraine, the U.S. government said, as Dutch, Australian and international investigators prepare to go to the crash site of Malaysian Air Flight 17. "Russian forces have fired across the border at Ukrainian military forces," the U.S. State Department said in a statement accompanying the ... (more)


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Air Accidents, Explosion, Business News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Seattle Times

Brad Smith’s influence grows beyond Microsoft

Brad Smith, Microsoft's general counsel, is the company's chief representative on public-policy matters, including privacy - an issue under close scrutiny around the world.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

The Independent

A new Russian revolution: Cracks start to appear in Putin's Kremlin power bloc

With EU sanctions starting to bite, Russia's oligarchs are trying to put pressure on Vladimir Putin.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Asia

The Times of Israel

Brazil says recall of Israel ambassador a 'friendly' spat

The decision by the Brazilian government last week to recall its ambassador to Israel was met with derision by Brazil's Jewish community.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Palestinian Territories, Rafael Correa

DNA India

Far behind Angela Merkel, German left leader plots party revival

The German political landscape is strewn with men who tried to take on Angela Merkel and failed.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany


Far behind Merkel, German left leader plots party revival

The German political landscape is strewn with men who tried to take on Angela Merkel and failed.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

Ukraine Army Advances as EU Plans Tougher Putin Sanctions

Russian Msta-S self-propelled howitzers fire during military exercises in the Volgograd region in southern Russia on April 2, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Europe, Germany

The China Post

Technical glitch, boos mar opening of famed Wagner fest

The opening night Friday of the world-famous Bayreuth Festival, the monthlong summer opera extravaganza dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner, was halted for nearly an hour due to a technical hitch.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Richard Wagner, Europe, World News, Germany

Daily Kos

Germany Still P*ssed at the US - Plans to Kill TTIP

Is this more fallout from the revelations that the NSA was spying on its friends like Angela Merkel and her government? Germany is to reject a multibillion-dollar free trade deal between the European Union and Canada which is widely seen as a template for a bigger agreement with the United States, a leading German paper reported on Saturday.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Prince George Citizen

American spies in Germany: the end of trust

The question to bear in mind, when reading this whole sorry tale, is this. If Americans are, on average, no stupider than Germans, then why are their intelligence services so stupid? After the most recent revelations about American spying in Germany, there was considerable speculation among members of the Bundestag that Germany might "get even" by ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Berlin, Germany Travel, Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, Opinion


German Paper Speaks Out Against Anti-Semitism

Bild, the largest circulation paper in Germany Friday called on Germans to raise their voices against anti-Semitism.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Israel, Middle East, Journalism,

News Max

Is Montana's Democratic Sen. Walsh Another 'Googleberg?'

The sensational revelation Thursday that U.S. Sen. John Walsh plagiarized a major portion of his master's thesis from the Army War College has raised serious doubts about whether the onetime state adjutant general is doomed in his uphill race for a full term this fall.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Europe, World News, Germany, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Humboldt Beacon

Bayreuth Wagner fest starts with stage malfunction

Bayreuth's annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner's "Tannhaeuser" kicked off.


Related Topix: Richard Wagner, Opera, Europe, World News, Germany, Myrtle Creek, OR