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‘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

Not-so NATO-ally? Germany spying on Turkey for ‘38 years’
German foreign intelligence agency has been tapping Turkey for almost four decades, reports Focus amid the ongoing spy scandal between Berlin and Ankara. Some German officials defend the practice, saying that not all NATO allies can be treated as friends.

24.08.2014 19:27

7,500 form human chain along German-Polish border to protest brown coal mining
7,500 people from 27 countries have formed an 8-kilometer human chain across the German-Polish border to protest opencast brown coal mining, which could entail the destruction of villages in both countries.

24.08.2014 10:15

Merkel supports Ukraine power decentralization
German Chancellor Angela Merkel upholds the idea of the decentralization of power in Ukraine as a path to resolving the ongoing conflict in the east of the country, she said while on a visit to Kiev Saturday.

23.08.2014 14:15

Misplacing history: Berlin loses track of huge 3.5-ton Lenin head
A piece of history lost, buried, or possibly stolen: German officials admitted they cannot locate Berlin’s famous statue of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. Some claim the inability to find the monument is politicized – others boast having a “treasure map.”

23.08.2014 02:39

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