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5 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

MEPs flex their muscles ahead of Juncker approval vote

Jean-Claude Juncker began his tour of European Parliament political groups yesterday and appears closer than ever to securing a majority.

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10 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Green Activist Turned Power Lobbyist Shows Germany Energy Shift

As an environmental activist, Johannes Kempmann fought Germany 's energy companies in a 1980s campaign against a nuclear waste disposal facility in the town of Gorleben.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Nuclear Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Angela Merkel

11 hrs ago | ABC News

Ex-CIA Head: a Shame on Us for Being Caughta TM in Germany

The former head of the CIA and NSA said today he's not at all surprised that the U.S. may have spied on its friends and allies - including recent German allegations that the U.S. purportedly recruited two agents in their national security apparatus - but said it's a delicate game the U.S. can't bungle.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Reports: Germany investigating possible second U.S. spying suspect

This photo, taken on Oct. 29, 2013, shows a view of the U.S. Embassy in front of Berlin's Parliament building.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, US Politics, US News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Italy encounters resistance to softer European spending rules

Italy and its allies will receive no special leeway in meeting EU budget rules, the influential chairman of euro zone finance ministers said on Tuesday, as Germany resisted attempts to soft-pedal on long-promised spending reforms.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

MarketWatch

Marsh on Monday: An awkward time for ECB transparency

The European Central Bank is moving in the direction of Anglo-Saxon-style policy transparency - just at the time when a dispute is simmering between supporters and opponents of quantitative easing as a means of warding off European deflation.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

GhanaWeb

Germany decides long last over Dual citizenship

German government has on Friday, the 4th July 2014 adopted a new law that allows dual citizenship for the children of immigrants, a step to benefit mostly young people in Germany especially from the Turkish-origin community.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Independent

German spy who sold secrets to US tried to make deal with Russians

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Arab Times

German industrial orders decline by 1.7 percent during May: data

Industrial orders were down 1.7 percent in May compared with the previous month, the statistics office Destatis said in a statement.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

TwinCities

Arkansas woman turns 116

A south Arkansas woman celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title -- she's now officially the oldest confirmed living American and second-oldest person in the world, the Gerontology Research Group said.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Yahoo!

Anger over reports German double-agent spied for US

German authorities have arrested a suspected double-agent accused of spying for the US on a parliamentary panel investigating NSA surveillance, media reports said Friday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Pravda

Germany to play dirty trick on 'favorite ally' Poland

Recent statements from Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, made in a recent "tape scandal," suggest that someone is trying to undermine the reputation of the current government of Donald Tusk and diminish the influence of Poland, and, consequently, the United States.

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Related Topix: Donald Tusk

Thu Jul 03, 2014

EurActiv.com

German defence minister backs 'European armed drone'

Procurement of so-called fighter drones to protect German armed forces remains controversial, but Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has finally disclosed her plans for the aircraft: The German military should receive drones, she said, but these can only be deployed with parliamentary approval.

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KTVN Reno

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The annual Boston Pops Fourth of July concert and fireworks show has been moved up a day because of potential heavy rain ahead of Hurricane Arthur.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Newsday

Germany to approve new minimum wage

The German parliament is set to approve the country's first minimum wage, in a vote in the Bundestag on Thursday.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Germany to adopt minimum wage to help working poor

Germany is set to introduce a national minimum wage on Thursday, long resisted by conservatives who say it will make industries uncompetitive, but which is hoped will help the poor and stimulate demand.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Newsday

EU dominated by German politics

The election of Martin Schulz as President of the European Parliament is a reminder of the dominant role that domestic German politics now plays in Europe.

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Related Topix: Luxembourg, Europe, World News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Dear Kitty

Pro-peace views illegal in Germany?

In recent months, President Joachim Gauck has been calling quite openly for a more robust German military presence in the world.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Germany,

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Groong

ANTELIAS: HH Aram I Receives Students from Europe and the US majoring in Middle East Studies

PRESS RELEASE Catholicosate of Cilicia Communication and Information Department Tel: 410001, 410003 Fax: 419724 E- mail: info@ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org Web: http://www.ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org/ PO Box 70 317 Antelias-Lebanon His Holiness Arm I Receives Students from Europe and the United States of America majoring in Middle East Studies Anteilas ... (more)

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Deutsche Welle

Berlin Airport: The five biggest mistakes

The series of fiascos involved in building the new BER airport in Berlin shows no sign of ending.

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