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27 min ago | The Star Online
The German government will decide on Sunday what specific military aid it will send to Kurdish forces in Iraq to help them fight Islamic State militants in the north of the country, its foreign minister said on Wednesday.
4 hrs ago | Bridportnews.co.uk
European leaders will discuss ways to continue the pressure on Russian president Vladimir Putin and ease the crisis in Ukraine, Downing Street has said.
8 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Germany has drafted legislation to help prevent a repeat of a racist murder spree by a neo-Nazi cell between the years 2000 and 2007, giving a bigger role to federal prosecutors and allowing courts to focus more on xenophobic motives.
11 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics
All of a sudden, the euro crisis is back, though in truth it never really went away.
Berlin's mayor Klaus Wowereit is stepping down after 13 years running the city he once described as "poor but sexy", his reputation tarnished in recent years by embarrassing delays and cost overruns to the German capital's new airport.
While some nations in Western countries are being affected by great lack of employment, others are finding it difficult to hire experienced workers to complete openings in a number of areas.
Japan is facing the toughest test yet in its effort to restore nuclear energy to the country more than three years after the Fukushima disaster: scrutiny from a skeptical population.
Ukraine released video footage Tuesday of what it said were 10 captured Russian soldiers, raising tensions as President Vladimir Putin of Russia arrived in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, for talks later in the day with his Ukrainian counterpart, President Petro Poroshenko.
The U.S. is doing only slightly better, with positive economic growth but scant progress on the jobs front, and no growth in the earnings of the vast majority of Americans.
Angela Merkel has just brought down the French government. That, at least, is the way Francois Hollande's troubles will be seen on the protectionist left wing of his governing Socialist party.
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The Alternative for Germany looks set to win its first seats in a German state parliament as it evolves from a single-issue eurosceptic party into a law-and-order movement that could chip away at Chancellor Angela Merkel 's conservative hegemony.
It may well be a big deal that Mario Draghi is now talking fiscal stimulus, but the unlikeliness of this happening only underscores that he'll be forced to do more with monetary policy.
When it comes to energy, Germany is a bit of a conundrum. It's a global leader in renewables usage, having increased the share of renewables in its total energy consumption from 6% to an impressive 25% over the past decade.
TOUGH STAND: German chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to meet with Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on August 23. Germany's democratic polity and culture run deep, enthusiastically and seriously embraced by Germans She can't help it.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats and their Bavarian coalition partner have clashed in an unusually public spat over plans to introduce a motorway toll that critics say is designed to fleece foreigners.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave her backing to Spain's economy minister, Luis de Guindos, in his bid to lead the Eurogroup forum of euro zone finance ministers.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 05:18 pm
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