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  • German government spokesman: Merkel and Putin may meet on sidelines of World Cup Final

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel may hold brief talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin when both attend the soccer World Cup final in Brazil on Sunday, Merkel's spokesman said on Friday. "It is certainly possible that there will be...
  • German police: young man set self on fire outside Libyan embassy

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A young man has been seriously injured after setting himself on fire outside the Libyan embassy in Berlin, a German police spokeswoman said on Friday. "It was a young man of about 25 years. He poured a burnable liquid over himself...
  • Vatican makes 'new generation' cardinal head of key German archdiocese

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican has appointed the archbishop of Berlin, seen by German media as part of a "new generation" of less dogmatic clergy, to take over the Cologne archdiocese, the largest and richest in Germany, it said on Friday. The move...
  • Merkel asks Ukraine to keep sense of proportion against separatists

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a phone call late on Thursday to keep a sense of proportion in his actions against separatists and to protect civilians, a German government spokesman said...
  • Shame and humiliation in Brazil

    Shame and humiliation in Brazil
    Here is a sampling of Brazil newspaper front pages after the 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semifinals Tuesday. (For four more front pages, go to related items.) Vergonha means shame. vHEXAme plays off a word for humiliation (vexame) and the...
  • World Cup odds: Argentina suddenly an underdog to Germany in final

    World Cup odds: Argentina suddenly an underdog to Germany in final
    From the what-a-difference-a-day-makes category, Argentina has gone from a narrow overall favorite among the World Cup's final four to a sizable underdog in the championship game against Germany. Actually, it took two days for the downgrade to...
  • World Cup semifinals: So close in ratings

    World Cup semifinals: So close in ratings
    In the battle of the World Cup semifinal ratings, the Germany-Brazil match did a little better than the Argentina-Netherlands one. Germany's 7-1 victory over Brazil drew 12.4 million viewers across ESPN (6.6 million) and Univision (5.8 million)....
  • River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers

    River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers
    It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
  • Brazil's World Cup setbacks: It's out of final, Argentina is in it

    Brazil's World Cup setbacks: It's out of final, Argentina is in it
    This hasn't been a very good week for Brazil. First its national team got spanked by Germany, 7-1, in the most lopsided semifinal in World Cup history. Then, 24 hours later, Brazilian soccer fans had to watch hated rival Argentina advance to the final...
  • Top Lehigh Valley events include Valley Moto Rally, Great Allentown Comic Con

    VALLEY MOTO RALLY 1 Celebrate the mechanical and technological advancements of motor vehicles – from classic cars to modern motorcycles – at the Valley Moto Rally, noon-6 p.m. Saturday at the America on Wheels Museum in Allentown. Vehicles,...
  • Berlin tells CIA station chief to leave in spy scandal

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany told the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country on Thursday in a dramatic display of anger from Chancellor Angela Merkel at the behaviour of a close ally after officials unearthed two suspected U.S. spies. The scandal...