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  • Fashion chain Zara withdraws t-shirt likened to concentration camp uniform

    Fashion chain Zara withdraws t-shirt likened to concentration camp uniform
    Global fashion chain Zara pulled from sale on Wednesday a striped children's top decorated with a large six-pointed star after it was likened to uniforms worn by Jewish concentration camp inmates during the reign of Nazi Germany. The shirt, bearing...
  • Cubans pack a punch on last day in the ring

    NANJING China (Reuters) - World champion Javier Ibanez Diaz and Yordan Alain Hernandez Morejon enhanced Cuba's fine boxing reputation with a gold medal apiece on the final day in the ring at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday. Ibanez Diaz collected the...
  • Berlin bans car service Uber

    (This version of the story corrects an August 14 story to make clear in penultimate paragraph that Paris court did not ban Uber) BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin has banned car service Uber, which allows users to summon a ride on their smartphone, for not...
  • Berlin won't join any military action in Syria: foreign ministry

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is in discussions with the United States and other international partners about possible military action against Islamic State in Syria but Berlin will not take part in any military engagement there, a foreign office spokesman...
  • Ukraine crisis forces European defense spending rethink

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine may achieve what successive U.S. defense secretaries have failed to do -- persuade European NATO members to spend more on their armed forces. The Ukraine crisis...
  • Senegalese WHO doctor with Ebola arrives for treatment in Germany

    HAMBURG (Reuters) - A Senegalese doctor who contracted Ebola while working for the World Health Organisation (WHO)in Sierra Leone arrived in Hamburg on Wednesday for treatment at a tropical medicine unit, becoming Germany's first patient with the disease....
  • Probably no breakthrough in Putin-Poroshenko talks, Steinmeier says

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday there was probably no breakthrough in Tuesday's talks in Minsk between Russia President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko. But he told a news...
  • Germany steps up fight against far right after neo-Nazi murders

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has drafted legislation to help prevent a repeat of a racist murder spree by a neo-Nazi cell in 2011, giving a bigger role to federal prosecutors and allowing courts to focus more on xenophobic motives. The killings shocked...
  • Why My $177,000 SUV's Brakes Squeal, and Why It's Not OK

     
    I just finished a week in a $177,000 2014 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, the German sports-car maker's top-of-the-line, super-fast twin-turbo V-8-powered SUV. It's a remarkable machine ??? sleek, ridiculously quick, crazy expensive and possessed of one...
  • IMF chief charged with negligence in French arbitration case

    PARIS International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde has been charged with "negligence" over a 400-million-euro state payout to a businessman when she was French finance minister, French media reported on Wednesday. Lagarde was questioned...
  • ECB's Draghi has been 'overinterpreted', says Germany's Schaeuble

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told a newspaper on Wednesday that European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi had been "overinterpreted" after suggesting that fiscal policy could play a greater role in promoting growth. The...