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  • 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...
  • IMF's Lagarde urges Germany to spend more, aid recovery

    PARIS (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde urged Germany to increase investments to help spur the euro zone's flagging economic recovery, adding that the bloc as a whole needed to make more structural reforms. With the...
  • Merkel ally lashes out at Draghi over ECB plans to buy 'junk' paper

    BERLIN (Reuters) - An ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized the European Central Bank and its president Mario Draghi in a rare public attack, telling Bild newspaper the ECB's new schemes to bolster lending and buy asset-backed securities would scare...
  • Merkel vows to fight anti-Semitism in Germany

    Merkel vows to fight anti-Semitism in Germany
    Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do everything she could to fight anti-Semitism in Germany, amid reports of attacks and a spike in anti-Israel sentiment since the Gaza conflict. In her weekly podcast, Merkel said she was alarmed that...
  • Germany's divisive road toll plan could make a loss: magazine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A plan to introduce toll roads in Germany aimed mainly at foreigners, which has already divided the ruling coalition, is flawed and even loss-making, according to internal government documents published in Der Spiegel magazine on...
  • EU slaps new sanctions on Russia, may suspend them if ceasefire holds

    BRUSSELS/NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - The European Union slapped new economic sanctions on Russia on Friday, but said they could be suspended if Moscow withdraws its troops from Ukraine and observes a ceasefire. Some provisions will make it harder for...
  • Ukraine rivals agree to ceasefire

    MOSCOW/KIEV The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists signed a ceasefire agreement Friday, raising hopes for an end to months of fighting in the country's east. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered troops to stop all hostilities by 6...
  • EU set on Russia sanctions, could suspend them if ceasefire holds

    BRUSSELS/NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - The European Union was set to agree on new economic sanctions against Russia on Friday but could suspend them if Moscow withdraws its troops from Ukraine and observes a ceasefire, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
  • Key NATO leaders say Russia should face more sanctions: White House

    NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - Key NATO leaders agreed during a summit meeting on Thursday that Russia should faced increased sanctions for its actions in eastern Ukraine, the White House said. U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David...
  • Is Merkel's green zeal turning brown?

    BERLIN (Reuters) - For all Angela Merkel's headline-grabbing "green revolution", Germany's image as a world leader on environmental policies is in danger of falling under the shadow of the smoke stack and a cloud of exhaust fumes. Increasing dependence...
  • As NATO talks near, Merkel appears to be losing patience with Putin

    As Russia has expanded its military footprint in neighboring Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held repeated consultations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, so numerous that the German magazine Der Spiegel recently tried to count the phone...