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  • France, Germany switch off economies, switch on TVs for crunch tie

    PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) - The euro zone's two largest economies slipped into low gear on Friday as workers in Germany and France skipped shifts or put up TV screens in the workplace to watch the crunch World Cup quarter-final between their nations....
  • U.S. war hero Louis Zamperini, inspiration for 'Unbroken,' dead at 97

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Louis Zamperini, an American prisoner of war in World War Two and Olympic runner whose life inspired the book and upcoming feature film "Unbroken," has died at age 97. Zamperini died after a 40-day bout with pneumonia, his...
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko names new chiefs in defense shake-up

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko won parliament's approval on Thursday to shake up the leadership of the armed forces as they struggle to end a rebellion by pro-Russian separatists. Parliament endorsed Colonel-General Valery...
  • 'Downfall' helmer Oliver Hirschbiegel Set to Direct WWII Drama 'Georg Elser'

    "Downfall" helmer Oliver Hirschbiegel is set to direct German drama "Georg Elser," a biopic of the resistance fighter who attempted to kill Hitler in 1939. Repped in international markets by Munich-based Beta Cinema, the historical drama toplines "The...
  • Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists agree to new peace talks

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia backed a new cease-fire plan Wednesday as a Kiev government assault intensified and apparently drove pro-Russia separatists into retreat from their stronghold in the city of Donetsk. The agreement to restart...
  • ECB's Coeure says only productivity growth will end low rates

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The only way to move from current low interest rates is to reinvigorate productivity in the euro zone, with states continuing reforms and budget consolidation, European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said on Thursday....
  • German 2014-15 growth may slightly beat forecasts: Schaeuble

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Thursday economic growth for this year and next year could slightly exceed what the government has so far forecast. "This year and next year we will probably be a little bit above...
  • Merkel urges big push on EU-U.S. free trade deal

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel made a strong plea on Thursday for the European Union and the United States to complete their talks about forming a new transatlantic free trade area. "I feel totally committed to this deal and really want to...
  • 25 years after Berlin Wall fell, Germany's best soccer players still come from the west

    BERLIN As the Berlin Wall was chipped into souvenirs, what used to be known as West Germany won a World Cup soccer championship. It was to be a last great separate accomplishment, as East Germany and West Germany were at the time in the process of...
  • Angry at NSA snooping, German parliament snips lines to Verizon

    BERLIN Germany's parliament said Friday it is immediately terminating use by legislators and staff of internet access through Verizon, one of the biggest U.S. telecommunications companies. The move comes a day after the German Interior Ministry said...
  • 'A Coffee in Berlin' a deep cup of German present and past

    'A Coffee in Berlin' a deep cup of German present and past
    "A Coffee in Berlin," which follows a law-school dropout's drolly problematic mission for the titular cup, is earning Jan Ole Gerster in his feature directorial debut comparisons to Woody Allen and Jim Jarmusch for his film's jazzy score and black-and-...
  • 25 years after Berlin Wall fell, Lenin's image still divides

    SCHWERIN, Germany In the 25 years since the Berlin Wall fell, historian Ralf Wendt has watched much of his former life vanish. The museum he curated that tells Schwerin's 1,000-year history was a national treasure in communist East Germany. But once East...