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  • Playing Russian roulette with airline seats

    In my nightmare, I am squeezed into an airline seat. In the seat right in front of me is Vladimir Putin. The airline seat is, of course, an appropriate setting for the modern American nightmare. The old simile of sardines in a can is no longer...
  • Merkel warns SPD to shun coalition with Left in eastern state

    APOLDA Germany (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the center-left Social Democrats (SPD), her junior partners in national government, against forming a coalition to install the first hardline Left party regional premier after Sunday polls in...
  • Danish reformer gets EU antitrust stick; German to police the Internet

    Danish reformer gets EU antitrust stick; German to police the Internet
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe's incoming competition and telecoms chiefs will have their plates full for the next five years as one tackles global companies suspected of acting unfairly while the other seeks to keep the Internet open and let online services...
  • New EU economy team to seek policy middle-ground

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The new European Commission will spread responsibility for key economic issues over three top officials with different economic views, in what critics say could mean policy deadlock but advocates see as a route to compromise....
  • France breaks 2015 deficit-cutting promise

    PARIS (Reuters) - France announced on Wednesday it was breaking the latest in a long line of promises to European Union partners to cut its public deficit, conceding it now would take until 2017 to bring its finances in line with EU rules. The...
  • Polish president warns in Berlin of rebirth of 1930s nationalism

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski has compared Russia's incursions into Ukraine with 1930s-style nationalism in a speech in Berlin commemorating the beginning of World War Two, in which he urged the West to stand up to Moscow....
  • Why Chicago has football but no cheerleaders

    Why Chicago has football but no cheerleaders
    I received harsh criticism for an article I had published on this page recently about the stunning differences between American baseball and German soccer. I hadn't written about the game as such, but about the spectators. After attending a game at...
  • Backsliding on reform is biggest risk to EU recovery, Merkel says

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Backsliding on fiscal reforms poses the biggest threat to the economic recovery in Europe, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, pointing to Germany's 2015 budget plan as an example of how to get away from debt-financed growth....
  • Merkel wants new Russia sanctions implemented

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union should go ahead with the announcement of new economic sanctions against Russia, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, adding that they could always be suspended at a later date if there was substantial...
  • German soccer fans need some U.S. manners

    German soccer fans need some U.S. manners
    As a German in America I did something special on Labor Day weekend. I compared our two countries watching sport. This article is not about futbol (soccer) and baseball. It's about how we watch it — very differently. On Saturday I caught Schalke...
  • EU delays enforcing new Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union adopted new sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine war on Monday, but delayed enforcing them to leave time to assess whether a ceasefire in Ukraine is holding. The sanctions, which target...