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Potash Corp. may face German government stake in K+S

Quebec and Germany may have more in common than you think.

Handelsblatt, the German newspaper that was first to break the news that Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. 249 more words

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#GlobalIssues: America's Pegida

America’s Pegida

By Daniel Leon

The rise of the Pegida movement, a xenophobic political movement campaigning against Islamic immigration and the growing multiculturalism of European society, has worried many in Germany. 1,039 more words

Philosophies

Queen wades into politics: British monarch says 'division in Europe is dangerous' regarding concerns over Greece

The Queen last night said that division in Europe was “dangerous”, ahead of crucial negotiations in Brussels that could shape the future of the EU. 974 more words

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JOHN VINOCUR: Germany Falls Out of Love With America

Wall Street Journal — Anti-Americanism offers cheap German nationalism with a good conscience. Angela Merkel should resist.

Anti-Americanism has become a fungible aspect of German politics. 74 more words

Culture

Ukraine president holds two mitts full of Russian passports and military IDs dropped by soldiers

MUNICH — Ukraine’s president pushed Saturday for a quick cease-fire in his country’s troubled east, insisting that the conflict must be resolved and not “frozen,” and pressed Kyiv’s case to be supplied with defensive weapons. 999 more words

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At least one German policymaker is talking sense: its Joschka Fischer (surprise!)

In college, one of mine (and Mattis’) favorite politicians was Joschka Fischer, a leader in the German Green Party and former Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor. 970 more words

Economics

Paris rallies in ‘solidarity’ after horrific Charlie Hebdo shooting


A sophisticated, calculated attack carried out by masked gunmen who tried to silence the voice of a satirical French magazine instead prompted thousands to take to the streets of Paris Wednesday night with a message of their own: “Not Afraid.” 7 more words

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