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  • German anti-euro party set for gains in eastern votes

    FREITAL Germany (Reuters) - The Alternative for Germany (AfD) looks set to win its first seats in a German state parliament as it evolves from a single-issue eurosceptic party into a law-and-order movement that could chip away at Chancellor Angela Merkel'...
  • Merkel pledges NATO will defend Baltic member states

    RIGA (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel promised the Baltic states on Monday that NATO would defend them, although it would not send permanent combat troops but would increase maneuvers in the region. Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania - former Soviet...
  • Germany's Merkel says wants debt redemption at federal level

    DRESDEN Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she was in favor of debt redemption at a federal level after the state of Saxony managed to pay back some of its debts. "At the federal level, in Berlin, we want to go down...
  • Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked

    Ukraine leader dissolves parliament; Russian tanks reportedly blocked
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the country’s contentious parliament Monday and set new elections for Oct. 26 in a move likely to deepen Ukraine’s bitter east-west divide. Poroshenko’s government earlier in the day...
  • Merkel says Ukraine crisis is hurting German economy

    SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Spain (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the crisis in Ukraine was taking its toll on Germany, Europe's largest economy, which suffered a surprise 0.2 percent contraction in the second quarter. Merkel said an...
  • Ukraine defiant on national day, rebels parade captives

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine marked its independence day on Sunday with a military march-past in Kiev intended to send a message of defiance to Russia, but pro-Moscow rebels countered by parading captured Ukrainian troops through the streets...
  • On Russian troops in Ukraine, honesty is not everyone's best policy

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Ukraine conflict has evoked many memories of the Cold War, including a footloose attitude to the truth. But even as Russia's denials of involvement stretch credibility to breaking point, for some they remain a convenient fiction....
  • Kiev, Western allies condemn entrance of Russian convoy into Ukraine

    Russia on Friday defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government’s consent, drawing widespread condemnation for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • Merkel dampens hopes of breakthrough at Putin-Poroshenko talks

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Sunday that closely watched talks next week between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko in Minsk were unlikely to deliver a breakthrough that would resolve the crisis...
  • Germany has spied on Turkey since 1976: Focus magazine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign intelligence agency has been spying on Turkey for nearly four decades, Focus magazine said on Saturday in a report which could raise tensions further between the NATO allies. The details about the duration of possible...
  • Russian officials say aid convoy completed mission, has left Ukraine

    A long convoy of Russian trucks left Ukraine on Saturday, concluding a controversial mission to deliver aid to civilians in cities caught up in fighting between pro-Russia separatists and Ukrainian security forces. Russia’s decision to send the...
  • Germany's vice-chancellor backs 'federalization' in Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's vice chancellor has spoken out for a "federalization" of Ukraine once fighting between Ukrainian and Russian separatist forces in the eastern part of the country has ended. Chancellor Angela Merkel said, however, that...