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German economy ‘losing momentum’, GDP drops 0.2%
Growth in Germany contracted 0.2 percent in the second quarter, the first fall in over a year, stoking worries Europe’s biggest economy is slowing down, as the Ukraine crisis and weaker trade drag down what was once a glowing model for the rest of Europe.

01.09.2014 12:28

A betrayal too far: Only brutal honesty will do at Arnhem’s 70th anniversary
From Wednesday 17th to Friday 26th September this year thousands of friends and relatives of the fallen and the final few who fought there 70 years ago will gather to commemorate the Battle of Arnhem.

01.09.2014 10:21

Facing ‘abstract threat’: Germany to arm Iraqi Kurds against Islamic State
Germany is facing an “increased abstract threat” stemming from hundreds of people who joined extremists in Syria and Iraq and may eventually return to hit Germany, domestic intelligence warns, as Berlin approves arming Kurdish forces deterring IS in Iraq.

31.08.2014 22:07

Thousands of Germans rally to end government spying
The rally in Berlin against federal surveillance gathered thousands of people under the motto ‘Freedom not fear,’ who were calling for stricter control of German intelligence agencies.

31.08.2014 02:35

‘Companies, govts want to track people through tagged clothes to make a profit’
Companies put RFID tags into clothing so they can potentially be tracking a person wearing, for example, a tagged shirt every time he or she walks in front of a device that can read them, consumer privacy expert Liz McIntyre told RT.

29.08.2014 09:50

​From Minsk to Wales, Germany is the key
The road to the Minsk summit this past Tuesday began to be paved when German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked to ARD public TV after her brief visit to Kiev on Saturday.

28.08.2014 09:01

German air force in catastrophic disrepair – report
The German Air Force is in a slump with terrible funding shortages and a lack of parts, as a pessimistic report by Der Spiegel blasts it ahead of a major NATO deployment in Eastern Europe. Defense officials, however, blasted the assessment as inaccurate.

27.08.2014 11:55

German consumers see economic development ‘under threat’ - survey
A new survey by the German market research institute GfK found that consumer confidence is waning in Europe’s largest economy, as economic expectations have “collapsed” following international crises.

27.08.2014 10:49

#FreeAndrew on front page: German Junge Welt joins campaign to free Russian journalist
German newspaper Junge Welt has declared it joins the international campaign to free the Russian journalist Andrey Stenin, who has been missing in Ukraine since August 5.

27.08.2014 14:56

NATO chief eyes more bases in E. Europe to confront Russia
Under the pretext of an 'overt' Russian threat, NATO is pushing for a ‘readiness action plan’ that will bring the Cold War military bloc closer to Russian borders than ever - despite objections from some NATO members.

27.08.2014 08:56

​German business confidence shattered, lowest in 13 months
Business confidence in Germany, which has led the EU economic revival over the last year, declined for a fourth month in August, which further clouded prospects of a broader recovery across the EU.

25.08.2014 14:20

​‘Germany not interested in having the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine’
It is necessary to find constructive ways and means to have talks with the Kiev government and also to have a successful meeting between Putin and Poroshenko, Willy Wimmer, former State Secretary to the Minister of Defense in Germany, told RT.

25.08.2014 12:43

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