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German Chancellor Angela Merkel skeptical about leading minority government

November 21, 2017 6:00 am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel skeptical about leading minority government

German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, Angela Merkel, looks on while speaking after exploratory talks on forming a new government broke down on November 19, 2017 in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that she favors new elections rather than heading a […]

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Germany coalition talks collapse as Free Democrats Party walks out

November 20, 2017 5:30 pm
Germany coalition talks collapse as Free Democrats Party walks out

Ursula von der Leyen (L), the German Minister of defense, looks on as German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, Angela Merkel, speaks after exploratory talks on forming a new government broke down on November 19, 2017 in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) Marathon talks on forming […]

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Hundreds of angry Siemens workers vow fightback against mass job cull in Germany

November 18, 2017 12:02 am
Hundreds of angry Siemens workers vow fightback against mass job cull in Germany

Employees of German industrial conglomerate Siemens demonstrate at the famed “Dyanomowerk” site in Berlin to protest against restructuring plans that include mass layoffs, November 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Hundreds of angry Siemens workers protested at the industrial behemoth’s historic Berlin factory Friday, in the first revolt against a mass […]

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Mysterious radioactivity spreads over Europe

November 10, 2017 4:50 am
Mysterious radioactivity spreads over Europe

This file photo shows the headquarters of the French nuclear safety institute IRSN. Most European countries have reportedly detected radioactive pollution in the air without being able to tell where exactly it has originated from. High levels of the radioactive isotope Ruthenium-106 have been measured in the air in “a […]

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Ransomware Badrabbit hits networks in Russia, Germany, Ukraine

October 25, 2017 8:31 am
Ransomware Badrabbit hits networks in Russia, Germany, Ukraine

A picture released by Kaspersky Lab showing a computer infected with the Bad Rabbit cryptoware A major cyberattack has hit various corporate networks in Russia, Germany, Turkey, and Ukraine, says the Kaspersky Lab.    “Our observations show that the majority of the attack’s victims are located in Russia. We’re also […]

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Thousands of demonstrators march in Berlin against far-right AfD

October 22, 2017 7:39 pm
Thousands of demonstrators march in Berlin against far-right AfD

People hold a banner reading “against racism in the Bundestag lower house of parliament” as they pass by the Reichstag building to protest against the far-right party “Alternative fuer Deutschland” (Alternative for Germany) AfD that will be in the parliament, in Berlin on October 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Thousands […]

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Germany approves submarine deal with Israel despite graft probe: Reports

October 21, 2017 2:00 pm
Germany approves submarine deal with Israel despite graft probe: Reports

A file photo of the Israeli military’s German-made Dolphin-Class submarine Reports say the German government has secretly given the go-ahead to a controversial deal for the sale of three nuclear-capable submarines to Israel despite an ongoing graft probe into the agreement. “The Germans have given their approval to the deal,” an Israeli […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s main rival SPD wins state election in Lower Saxony

October 15, 2017 9:40 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s main rival SPD wins state election in Lower Saxony

Lower Saxony’s State Premier Stephan Weil of the Social Democratic SPD party gives a speech after snap elections in the northwestern federal state of Lower Saxony, on October 15, 2017 in Hanover. (AFP photo) German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Party (CDU) suffers a significant setback by losing more supporters […]

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Amazing Five Things To Do At The Frankfurt Book Fair

October 14, 2017 7:30 am
Amazing Five Things To Do At The Frankfurt Book Fair

A visitor walks past a book display at the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 13, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany. France is this year’s guest of honour at the world’s largest book fair, where more than 7,000 exhibitors from more than 100 countries are expected from October 11 […]

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US President Donald Trump’s Iran plans pushing European allies toward Russia, China: German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel

October 13, 2017 6:35 am
US President Donald Trump’s Iran plans pushing  European allies toward Russia, China: German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel

German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel gives a press conference at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin, October 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump’s reported plans to “decertify” the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is alienating Washington’s European allies, pushing them towards Russia and China, says German […]

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