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3 hrs ago | Reuters

TV maker Loewe sticks with "Made in Germany" in strategy U-turn

German TV maker Loewe, which became insolvent last year and was bought by an investment group five months ago, has binned plans to shift production abroad and decided to continue making most of its models at home.

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7 hrs ago | Marine News

German Shipyard FSG Re-organises Top Management

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft says it will be headed by a new management team from January 1st 2015, details as follows: Current Chief Technology Officer Frank Bywater will be joined by Markus Bartsch as new Chief Executive Officer.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Newsday

Public finances show A 239m deficit

For the last couple of months the Treasury has been arguing that public sector borrowing will settle down as the year progresses.

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CNews

Ukraine's Poroshenko talks tough ahead of meetings with Merkel, Putin

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he would call on Russian President Vladimir Putin to rein in pro-Russian separatists when the two men meet next week and told the Kremlin chief he had "a strong country, a strong army" behind him.

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Canada.com

Want to see final designs for Victims of Communism memorial? Act fast

West Berliners crowd in front of the Berlin Wall early 11 November 1989 as they watch East German border guards demolishing a section of the wall in order to open a new crossing point between East and West Berlin near Potsdamer Square.

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EKathimerini

Inspectors visit Rhodes to probe reports of mass food poisoning of hotel guests

The Tourism Ministry has sent a team of inspectors from the Greek National Tourism Organization to the island of Rhodes in the Dodecanese to investigate claims that a large number of tourists suffered food poisoning at a luxury hotel at the popular resort of Lindos, Skai reported on Thursday.

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Star-Telegram.com

Hunt for German neo-Nazis was 'complete disaster'

An official inquiry has concluded that police and security services in Germany bungled the hunt for three neo-Nazis who years later turned out to be the main suspects in a far-right murder spree.

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Paddock Talk

New Nurburgring owner misses payment due date

In March, the financially embattled German grand prix host was bought for a reported EUR 77 million by a Dusseldorf based automotive group called Capricorn.

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The Washington Post

Germany has its own spying scandals, but dona t expect Berlin to forgive the NSA

The former monitoring base of the National Security Agency , which belongs to the German Federal Intelligence Agency , in Bad Aibling, south of Munich, on June 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Angela Merkel, Turkey, NC, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Nuremberg 101: city of Nazis' grandest glory and greatest defeat

Hermann Goering was the highest-ranking Nazi defendant at the Nuremberg war crimes trial 1945-1946.

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In-depth Africa

Ebola: Nigerian Woman Causes Scare In Germany

There was panic at a crowded job centre in Berlin, Germany after a Nigerian woman suspected to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus passed out.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Lancasters set to fly over memorial to lost bomber crew

TWO Lancasters will tomorrow fly over the site where the crew of a Second World War bomber lost their lives after crashing.

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KFBB

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.

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

WAND-TV Decatur

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

If You're Born In The Sky, What's Your Nationality? An Airplane Puzzler

Imagine you are very, very pregnant. For the purposes of this mind game, you are a married American woman and you are about to board a plane and, pregnant as you are, they let you on.

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The Argus

Cannabis sentencing

Hermann Josef Deuss, 63, and Willi Heinz Riechling, 56, both from Dusseldorf, Germany, and Walter Untermayer, 64, of Austria, were arrested on July 22 after Border Force officers intercepted the yacht off the coast of Newhaven and seized cannabis worth about A 7.5 million.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Germans Learn Why Friends Spy on Friends

'It is hard not to write satire," the Roman poet Juvenal famously quipped, adding: "I get an itch to run off beyond the Sarmatians and the frozen sea every time those men, who pretend to be paragons of virtue and live an orgy, dare to spout about morals."

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St.Petersburg Times

Putin Is Replaceable

Will Russia plunge into chaos and darkness after President Vladimir Putin leaves? While it's understandable that propaganda-brainwashed Russians might truly think so, it comes as a surprise when U.S. analysts repeat the same idea.

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Sunherald.com

Material Girl's materials to be auctioned in Nov.

This Oct. 17, 2013 file photo shows U.S. pop star Madonna at the "Hard Candy Fitness" center in Berlin, Germany.

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Ely Standard

Littleport firm signs deal to provide euipment for Germany's largest offshore wind farm

Littleport firm JDR has won a major new contract to provide more than 70kilometres of cable to support a new offshore wind farm in Germany.

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