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  • Germany plans tougher controls on would-be jihadists

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government plans tougher controls on would-be jihadists such as marking personal identity cards to alert border guards that the traveler may be en route to join the Islamic State militant group. An interior ministry...
  • German opposition asks top court to order Snowden testimony in Berlin

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German opposition lawmakers appealed to the Constitutional Court to oblige the government to bring ex-U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden to Germany to testify before a parliamentary committee investigating espionage. The appeal, by...
  • Fearing political crisis, Greece plots escape from bailout

    By Lefteris Papadimas and Karolina Tagaris ATHENS (Reuters) - Four years after a messy descent into emergency funding to stave off bankruptcy, Greece's government is trying to pull the plug on a deeply unpopular bailout program to secure its own...
  • Berlin voices support for air strikes on Islamic State in Syria

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government offered clear support on Friday for U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State militants' bases inside Syria, with an aide to Chancellor Angela Merkel pointing out that Damascus had not made any protest. Germany...
  • Berlin unaware of plans for talks with Russia, Ukraine and France

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin does not know of any current plans for Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France, a German government spokesman said on Friday, adding that Germany would be ready to join such talks if it...
  • Valls says France would never ask Germany to solve its problems

    BERLIN (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls sought to reassure Berlin on Tuesday that his country was making progress on economic reforms and would not ask Germany to solve its problems. Speaking after a German industry leader said Germany...
  • Women scarce in films abroad, USC study finds

    Women scarce in films abroad, USC study finds
    Meryl Streep won an Oscar for playing a steely yet faltering Margaret Thatcher in the 2011 British film “The Iron Lady.” The role also warrants another distinction, according to a team of researchers at USC: Streep was the rare female to...
  • Valls tells Germans France isn't EU's 'sick child'

    BERLIN (Reuters) - France's Manuel Valls used his first visit to Berlin as prime minister on Monday to try to convince Germany his government is serious about making its economy more competitive, declaring that France "is not the sick child of Europe"....
  • America must stand against Putin's plan targeting Ukraine

    America must stand against Putin's plan targeting Ukraine
    The recent ceasefire between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists may slow the casualty count in Ukraine, but likely only temporarily. And, Sunday's well-attended public rally in Moscow against Russia's involvement in Ukraine, including...
  • French and German visions for Europe to clash in Berlin

    BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Germany and France will try to reconcile divergent visions of how to fix Europe's economy on Monday when Manuel Valls makes his first visit to Berlin as French prime minister and holds talks with Angela Merkel. The trip comes...
  • EU mulls tapping unused rescue funds to boost investment: paper

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Unused funds in the euro zone's rescue mechanism could be used to boost investment across the continent and help it recover from the worst financial crisis in a generation, according to a German newspaper report on Saturday....