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  • Germany's high-flying Merkel to mark low-key 60th birthday

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel, it seems, has had her fill of parties for now. Just four days after joining Germany's jubilant soccer players in their dressing room to revel in their World Cup triumph, the chancellor is making sure she doesn't get...
  • Christopher Brooks: It's in U.S. interest to mend relationship with Berlin

    Christopher Brooks: It's in U.S. interest to mend relationship with Berlin
    There has been a German presence in America since 1608. Germans have worked side by side with British North American colonists and, eventually, U.S. citizens. They have challenged us. They have loved us. They have condemned us. In many respects, they...
  • 'I'm no soccer fan' Argentina president tells dejected team

    BUENOS AIRES, July 14 — Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez admitted on Monday she had not watched a single one of the country's matches in the World Cup soccer tournament, including the final, a blunder that some observers said exposed her...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: World Cup victory a symbol of German resurgence / VIDEO

    Leonid Bershidsky: World Cup victory a symbol of German resurgence / VIDEO
    "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...
  • Berlin vs. Washington: When friends spy on friends

    Commenting on the execution of a French nobleman by Napoleon, the French diplomat Talleyrand supposedly observed: "It was worse than a crime — it was a blunder." That consummate expression of realpolitik certainly applies to the alleged U.S....
  • Germany recoils at spying by the United States

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, July 14: The deterioration in relations with Germany due to U.S. espionage in that country reached a new low when the Germans requested last week that the senior CIA official...
  • Argentina, Germany scoreless at half

    Argentina, Germany scoreless at half
    RIO DE JANEIRO - From Buenos Aires to the Brandenburg Gate, millions of people were getting ready to watch Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina in Brazil. In Rio de Janeiro, which is hosting the final, the party was already in full...
  • EU to target Russian firms with sanctions, block loans

    EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope
    The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behavior in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector. The EU also imposed travel bans and...
  • The German-American breakup

    When candidate Barack Obama spoke in July 2008 in Berlin near the Brandenburg Gate, he told a rapturous German audience that peace and progress "require allies who will listen to each other, learn from each other and, most of all, trust each other." It...
  • Germany routs Portugal

    Germany routs Portugal
    Thomas Mueller's hat-trick inspired Germany to a 4-0 mauling of 10-man Portugal in their opening World Cup Group G match on Monday. The Germans delivered a sizzling attacking display that underlined their tag as strong title contenders and the match,...
  • Hillary Clinton: U.S. needs a 'woman leader'

    Hillary Clinton: U.S. needs a 'woman leader'
    Hillary Clinton has told a German magazine the United States should follow Germany, where Angela Merkel is chancellor, and have a woman in charge. She stopped short of saying, however, that it should be her. "We are way behind you in Germany on this,"...