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US to Increase Military Presence in Germany

US to Increase Military Presence in Germany

US to Increase Military Presence in Germany US to Increase Military Presence in Germany American and NATO officials have grown increasingly concerned about Russia’s deployment of additional troops near the border with Ukraine. Source link

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Merkel Reverses Easter Shutdown Plan in Germany

Merkel Reverses Easter Shutdown Plan in Germany

Merkel Reverses Easter Shutdown Plan in Germany Merkel Reverses Easter Shutdown Plan in Germany BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday scrapped an unpopular plan to shut the German economy for two extra days over Easter, apologizing for what she called “a mistake” amid widespread anger over her government’s increasingly chaotic approach to combating the coronavirus. The chancellor’s reversal came …

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Merkel Drops Easter Shutdown as Germany Flails Against Virus Surge

Merkel Drops Easter Shutdown as Germany Flails Against Virus Surge

Merkel Drops Easter Shutdown as Germany Flails Against Virus Surge Merkel Drops Easter Shutdown as Germany Flails Against Virus Surge BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel scrapped an unpopular plan on Wednesday to shut down the German economy for two extra days over the Easter holidays, reversing her own policy as her government faces widespread anger over its chaotic moves to …

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Germany introduces a strict, five-day lockdown over Easter, and asks citizens to stay home.

Germany introduces a strict, five-day lockdown over Easter, and asks citizens to stay home.

Germany introduces a strict, five-day lockdown over Easter, and asks citizens to stay home. Germany introduces a strict, five-day lockdown over Easter, and asks citizens to stay home. Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, warning that her country is facing a significantly more deadly wave of the coronavirus, announced a five-day lockdown over Easter and the extension of existing restrictions until …

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Why Biden’s China Policy Faces an Obstacle in Germany

Why Biden's China Policy Faces an Obstacle in Germany

Why Biden’s China Policy Faces an Obstacle in Germany Why Biden’s China Policy Faces an Obstacle in Germany TAICANG, China — German and Chinese flags flutter along tree-lined avenues. Workers are erecting a shopping-and-hotel project with the half-timbered style of architecture more typically found in places like Bavaria or the Black Forest. A nearby restaurant serves Thuringia grilled sausages, fried …

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Election Year in Germany Kicks Off With Voting in Two States

Election Year in Germany Kicks Off With Voting in Two States

Election Year in Germany Kicks Off With Voting in Two States Election Year in Germany Kicks Off With Voting in Two States BERLIN — Voters in two southwestern German states are kicking off an election year on Sunday that could change the course of Europe’s largest economy after 16 years under the leadership of Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will be …

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Germany Places Far-Right AfD Party Under Surveillance for Extremism

Germany Places Far-Right AfD Party Under Surveillance for Extremism

Germany Places Far-Right AfD Party Under Surveillance for Extremism Germany Places Far-Right AfD Party Under Surveillance for Extremism BERLIN — Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has placed the far-right Alternative for Germany under observation as a potential threat to the country’s democracy, officials said on Wednesday, setting the stage for a battle between the state and a party that is the …

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Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany

Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany

Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany On Saturday, a plane brought Mr. Berger back to Germany, where he remains a citizen, the Justice Department said. German officials have indicated that he will not face additional prosecution there. Mr. Berger’s lawyer, Hugh B. …

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Germany, Once a Model, Is Swamped Like Everyone Else by Pandemic’s Second Wave

Germany, Once a Model, Is Swamped Like Everyone Else by Pandemic’s Second Wave

Germany, Once a Model, Is Swamped Like Everyone Else by Pandemic’s Second Wave Germany, Once a Model, Is Swamped Like Everyone Else by Pandemic’s Second Wave ROSTOCK, Germany — It was barely noon, but Steffen Bockhahn’s phone had not stopped ringing with people wanting to know if they qualified for a vaccination, and if not now, when? Days earlier Germany …

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European Court Backs Germany in Case Over 2009 Killings of Afghan Civilians

European Court Backs Germany in Case Over 2009 Killings of Afghan Civilians

European Court Backs Germany in Case Over 2009 Killings of Afghan Civilians European Court Backs Germany in Case Over 2009 Killings of Afghan Civilians BERLIN — The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday in favor of Germany in a dispute with Afghan civilians who challenged the country’s investigation into a 2009 attack on oil tankers in Afghanistan that …

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