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  • Obama vows justice for killers of U.S. journalist; rescue mission failed

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed justice for the Islamist killers of American journalist James Foley, as officials revealed that U.S. forces had launched a secret raid inside Syria last month to rescue him and other captives only to...
  • The new German

    With Bob Jones North-South vulnerable. North deals. NORTH S-K Q 10 4 H-A K 9 6 D-Q 9 8 7 C-A WEST EAST S-A 7 5 S-J 9 8 2 H-J 2 H-Q 7 4 D-J 3 2 D-K 10 6 5 C-Q J 8 7 3 C-K 6 SOUTH S-6 3 H-10 8 5 3 D-A 4 C-10 9 5 4 2 The bidding: NORTH EAST...
  • VW Golf Mk8 could arrive by 2017

     
    Filed under: Europe, Technology, Hatchback, Volkswagen, Design/Style The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf (pictured above) only went on sale in the US in August, but it has been on the road in some parts of the world since 2012. The German automotive...
  • Monkey 47 gin's key ingredient: Lingonberries

    Monkey 47 gin's key ingredient: Lingonberries
    Stupid. That was Alexander Stein's father's reaction when he heard his son's idea to quit his job and move from the U.S. back to his native Germany's Black Forest region to apply the techniques distillers use when crafting eau de vie to gin. Stein's...
  • OSCARS: Germany Selects Dominik Graf's 'Beloved Sisters' as Academy Award Entry

    LONDON -- Munich helmer Dominik Graf's "Beloved Sisters" has been selected as Germany's Oscar candidate in the foreign-language film category. The late 18th-century set drama centers on the writer Friedrich Schiller, who falls in love with two...
  • Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies

    Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies
    The worst ever Ebola outbreak is causing enormous damage to West African economies as foreign businessmen quit the region, the African Development Bank said, while a leading medical charity branded the international response "entirely inadequate". As...
  • Czech government approves supply of ammunition to Kurdish forces

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech government approved supplying ammunition to Kurdish forces in Iraq, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, to help them fight Islamic State insurgents who have overrun wide areas of northern Iraq. The spokesman said it was...
  • Napa Valley Film Festival Sets Lineup in Wake of Quake

    Four days after a 6.0 earthquake hit the region, the 4th annual Napa Valley Film Festival has declared it will go ahead with the event and set its narrative and documentary competition lineups for Nov. 12-16. "Our thoughts are with everyone in the Napa...
  • Degenkolb wins successive Vuelta stages, Matthews retains lead

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - German John Degenkolb sprinted to his second successive victory on the fifth stage of The Tour of Spain, a 180km ride from Priego do Cordoba to Ronda, while Australian Michael Matthews retained the overall leader's red jersey....
  • Uber eyes aggressive expansion in Germany despite bans

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities such as Berlin and Hamburg, which have questioned its right to operate in highly regulated markets dominated by traditional taxis....
  • 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...