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  • Germans say they accidentally tapped Clinton, Kerry calls

    BERLIN The German Foreign Intelligence Agency has admitted tapping "at least one" phone call each by current Secretary of State John Kerry and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton while they were aboard United States government jets, according to...
  • German security recorded at least one Kerry conversation: magazine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign intelligence agency recorded at least one phone conversation held by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, a German magazine said on Saturday, potentially embarrassing Berlin which has reprimanded Washington for its...
  • White House: Russia has no right to send vehicles, persons into Ukraine

    White House: Russia has no right to send vehicles, persons into Ukraine
    Reports that the Ukrainian military shelled and partly destroyed a Russian armored column after it entered Ukraine overnight highlight the need for a swift and peaceful resolution of the conflict there, the United Nations said on Friday. "We are aware...
  • Column: Can central bankers succeed in getting global economy back on track?

    (Reuters) - Why is the world economy still so weak and can anything more be done to accelerate growth? Six years after the near-collapse of the global financial system and more than five years into one of the strongest bull markets in history, the...
  • Merkel urges Putin in call to end stream of arms, fighters into Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Friday to help defuse the crisis in Ukraine and halt the stream of weapons and armed personnel into the country, her office said in a statement on...
  • End of the Wirtschaftswunder? Germany's sudden slowdown

    By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - The German soccer team's romp to victory in last month's World Cup was hailed at home as a symbol of the country's emergence as a confident global economic power. But in an ironic twist, the feel-good triumph in Brazil...
  • German economy shrinks, hitting European recovery hopes

    By Michelle Martin and Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe's largest economy Germany suffered a surprise contraction in the second quarter, raising doubts about whether it can prop up growth across a continent where tougher sanctions against Russia...
  • U.S. trade deal might loosen Europe's chemical safety rules

    WASHINGTON It has been difficult for American chemical companies to crack the European market because the safety standards there are tougher than they are in the U.S. But that might be changing. A pending free trade deal with the European Union, known as...
  • German political reporter joins Tribune on fellowship

    At the Chicago Tribune, we not only cover the world and Chicago's place in it, but we also are interested in supporting the development of free press around the globe. To that end, we often welcome professional journalists from other countries into our...
  • Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'

    Escalation of U.S., EU sanctions on Russia 'unavoidable'
    The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. The measures...
  • World Cup Symbol Of German Resurgence

    World Cup Symbol Of German Resurgence
    "Weltmeister Deutschland! Jaaaaaaaaaa!" reads the celebratory front page of Germany's most popular daily newspaper, Bild. Germany won soccer's World Cup and the victory is a symbol of the country's resurgence. Last time Germany won the World Cup was...