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Thursday | Gawker

Illegal Army of Nazi Veterans Remained Hidden, Influential for Decades

A buried 321-page file has emerged from German intelligence detailing the existence of a secret army in Germany, marshaled by former members of the Nazi Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS.

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Related Topix: Activism

Thursday | The Economist

German politics: For curvy cannons and extra sleep

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

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Related Topix: World News, Germany,

Thursday | Radio Prague

Czech plastic bottle crew "abandons ship" in face of German red tape

Earlier this month, a group of Czech adventurers set out on a 900-km journey to the German port of Hamburg, peddling down the Elbe River on a boat made of plastic bottles.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bangkok Post

EU short of women for next executive

With only 24 hours to go, Jean-Claude Juncker, president-designate of the next European Commission, is still very short of female candidates for his 28-member team.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

RecordNET

Washington taking its relationship with Germany for granted

I arrived in Berlin last week hoping to see something rare: a country that's prosperous, well-governed and even happy, if only because it was just crowned champion of soccer's World Cup.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Angela Merkel, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BBC News

German club in Erdogan vote row

A Turkish nightclub in western Germany has offered free membership to people who support Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey's forthcoming presidential election, it seems.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Chaos as Czech parliament approves, then scraps, petrol tax cut

The Czech Republic's coalition appeared to be in disarray on Wednesday after parliament approved a surprise cut in petrol tax and then overturned that decision an hour later after the finance minister objected to losing the revenue.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Doyle McManus: Why Germany feels dissed

I arrived in Berlin last week hoping to see something rare: a country that's prosperous, well-governed and even happy, if only because it was just crowned champion of soccer's World Cup.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Angela Merkel, US News, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bloomberg

Germany Limits Outlook for EU Accord on Punishing Russia

Germany 's top diplomat sought to limit expectations that European Union foreign ministers will agree on punishing Russia for its alleged role in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Walter Steinmeier, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Germany at the Time of Cabaret

Cabaret is set in 1930s Berlin, just around the time the Nazi Party began rising to power in Germany.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Prison

EUobserver

Birthday tributes display Merkel's power

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Switched

Google and the German Angst

The other day the German minister of justice, Heiko Maas, was asked in an interview how often he is using Google to crawl the Internet.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology

EurActiv.com

Schulz says Parliament may reject Hill as UK Commissioner

The head of the European Parliament said today that the "radically anti-European" views of Jonathan Hill, British premier David Cameron's nominee for the European Commission, might prevent him getting onto the EU's executive body.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK)

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Groong

The Centenary Of The German-Armenian Society, 1914-2014

ARMENIAN SOCIETY, 1914-2014 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Dr. Raffi Kantian Tel: 0049-511-624733 Mail: R.Kantian@t-online.de Web: http://www.deutscharmenischegesellschaft.de/ https://www.facebook.com/deutscharmenischegesellschaft The Centenary of the German-Armenian Society, 1914-2014 The German-Armenian Society was founded on June 16, 1914 immediately ... (more)

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

Reuters

Germany's high-flying Merkel to mark low-key 60th birthday

Just four days after joining Germany's jubilant soccer players in their dressing room to revel in their World Cup triumph, the chancellor is making sure she doesn't get carried away on her 60th birthday on Thursday.

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The Baltimore Sun

Germany's high-flying Merkel to mark low-key 60th birthday

Angela Merkel , it seems, has had her fill of parties for now. Just four days after joining Germany's jubilant soccer players in their dressing room to revel in their World Cup triumph, the chancellor is making sure she doesn't get carried away on her 60th birthday on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel

Channelnewsasia.com

EU leaders haggle over top jobs

EU leaders get down to serious haggling over the bloc's top jobs Wednesday, with all eyes on who will head the high-profile foreign affairs arm in the face of deepening crises in Ukraine and the Middle East.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

ThinkProgress

Foreign Governments Consider Reverting To Typewriters To Thwart NSA Surveillance

Russia and Germany may be rejecting digital technology, instead turning to handwritten notes and typewriters for official government communications in an effort to keep U.S. government surveillance at bay.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Social Software, US News, Liberal Political News

Weekday Magazine

Italian, Bulgarian Top Contenders For EU's New Foreign Policy Chief

European Union heads of states will select a new EU foreign policy chief on July 16, with Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini and the current Bulgarian commissioner, Kristalina Georgieva, vying for the post.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Francois Hollande

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Deutsche Welle

British Foreign Minister William Hague steps down

Foreign Secretary William Hague has resigned as part of an anticipated reshuffle of Britain's center-right coalition cabinet.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK)

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