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  • Merkel's conservatives set to hold Saxony, euroskeptics make breakthrough

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives were poised to cling to power in Sunday's election in the east German state of Saxony but new right-leaning rival Alternative for Germany (AfD) made a breakthrough by winning its first seats in a...
  • Germany to send Iraqi Kurds enough weapons for 4,000 fighters

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will send enough weapons to arm 4,000 Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq battling against Islamic State (IS) insurgents, whose advances threaten to destabilize the Middle East, the defense minister said on Sunday. The...
  • Grappling with history, EU tests unity, new faces

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders meeting in Brussels this weekend, amid world war anniversaries, did not want for reminders of the continental conflicts that the bloc's founders meant to consign to history. They took another symbolic step...
  • Merkel unhappy with Draghi's apparent new fiscal focus - Spiegel

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A German news magazine reported on Sunday that Chancellor Angela Merkel is unhappy with European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi for apparently proposing a greater emphasis on fiscal stimulus over austerity in order to boost growth in...
  • EU wields Russia sanctions threat but timing vague

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union threatened Russia with new trade sanctions if Moscow fails to start reversing its action in Ukraine, but sharp divisions among leaders at a summit in Brussels left the timing of any measures uncertain. After a...
  • EU seeks compromise with Russia over Ukraine free-trade pact

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The EU will offer Russia more time to adjust to a European trade pact with Ukraine, diplomats say, moving to ease bilateral tensions over an accord at the center of the crisis in Ukraine as a ceasefire there takes hold. Ukraine...
  • 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...