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Siemens CEO chastised by Merkel's deputy for meeting with Putin

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s deputy chided Siemens AG Chief Executive Officer Joe Kaeser for traveling to Moscow, saying German companies shouldn’t sell out European values to protect business with Russia. 390 more words


Stephen Harper accuses Vladimir Putin of being stuck back in the USSR

MUNICH, Germany — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of being stuck back in the USSR.

Continuing his withering attacks on the Russian leader over his invasion of Crimea, Harper told an audience of German businessmen Wednesday that “I don’t really see it as a new Cold War” but “as unfortunate as it sounds, it’s increasingly apparent to me that the Cold War has never left Vladimir Putin’s mind.” 913 more words


Nürburgring to be sold to U.S.-based investment firm

Germany’s famed Nürburgring will be sold to an American investment firm later this month, according to a report out of Reuters via Road & Track… 132 more words


Changes to the German political party system since Reunification

‘Assess to what extent and with what political effect the party system has changed in Germany since Reunification in 1990′.  This is my attempt at doing so.   1,614 more words

Bodies and Bytes: Privacy in the United States and Germany After Snowden

By: Kevin Stone

Despite the major reforms President Obama outlined in a recent speech, polls show that American citizens remain ambivalent toward the NSA.[1] 1,661 more words

Angela Merkl

Edathy Affair Shakes German Government.

Denies Child Pornography Allegations.

There are actually already enough problems that need to be discussed during a regular meeting of leading politicians from the three parties in Germany’s this Tuesday.

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European Left