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  • Germany says Russia may be playing role in east Ukraine tensions

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Russia may be playing a behind-the-scenes role in escalating tensions in eastern Ukraine, a German government spokeswoman said on Monday. Tensions between the two countries heated up over the weekend, with Kiev saying it planned to...
  • Russia prepared to let tanks roll across borders: German minister

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel warned on Monday of an escalation of the crisis in Ukraine, saying "Russia was clearly prepared to allow tanks to roll across European borders". Speaking at an event in Berlin alongside new...
  • The off side of Berlin

    The off side of Berlin
    BERLIN — My husband, Alan, and I were on our way from L.A. to Budapest, Hungary — our first trip to Eastern Europe. We had to change planes somewhere, and that somewhere happened to be Berlin, a frequent hub for travel to Northern and...
  • Step up action to curb global warming, or risks rise: U.N.

    Step up action to curb global warming, or risks rise: U.N.
    BERLIN (Reuters) - A United Nations report said on Sunday that governments must act faster to keep global warming in check and delays until 2030 could force them to use little-tested technologies to extract greenhouse gases from the air. The study,...
  • UN climate panel to advise on preventing global warming

    BERLIN The advent of every new report from the UN panel on climate change triggers certain rituals. Grim-faced experts flash power point presentations on the wall, with graphics and tables that hammer home the same point: If humanity doesn't get...
  • France's odd couple push Europe to re-think growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - One is a balding, bespectacled safe-pair-of-hands known for his negotiating skills; the other a firebrand orator of the French left who made his name riling big business, Brussels and Berlin. Step forward Finance Minister Michel Sapin...
  • Growth in German manufacturing sector slows in March: PMI

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Growth in Germany's manufacturing sector slowed in March, a survey showed on Tuesday, as output, new orders and export orders in Europe's largest economy all rose at weaker rates than a month earlier. Markit's Purchasing Managers'...
  • ECB's Weidmann says euro zone not in deflationary cycle

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The euro zone is not in a deflationary cycle and the European Central Bank (ECB) should not overreact to a slowdown in inflation caused largely by cyclical factors which should prove temporary, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on...
  • Curing disease, creating Sherlock Holmes in Thomas Goetz's 'The Remedy'

    Curing disease, creating Sherlock Holmes in Thomas Goetz's 'The Remedy'
    Germs and detectives might not seem like they're connected. But their link, as a certain fictitious sleuth might say, is elementary. In Thomas Goetz's fascinating and entertaining new page turner of a book, "The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle,...
  • Skydivers fail to break world record following fatal accident in Arizona

    PHOENIX (Reuters) - A team of 221 skydivers failed with their final attempt to break a world record in a daring jump above the southern Arizona desert on Friday, one day after a colleague died in a previous attempt, organizers said. Skydivers from 28...
  • Crimea crisis highlights Germany's aversion to being in the vanguard

    Crimea crisis highlights Germany's aversion to being in the vanguard
    LONDON — It was a German-born Russian empress, Catherine the Great, who first annexed Crimea more than two centuries ago. Can another strong-willed German woman — who keeps a portrait of Catherine in her Berlin office as a symbol of...
  • RTL Group's German Flagship Channels Deliver Right Mix for Big Audiences

    RTL Group's German division, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, continues to perform solidly with the right mixture of hit scripted fare, both homegrown and imported, and hugely popular entertainment and formats. In 2013, RTL's German channels, RTL...