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Merkel dampens hopes of breakthrough at Putin-Poroshenko talks

Aug 25, 2014

Merkel dampens hopes of breakthrough at Putin-Poroshenko talks

to choose their path," she said.Merkel, brought up in Communist East Germany, said she did not want to do anything that would hurt Russia, indeed
Insight - As Ukraine forces gain in east, focus of German diplomacy shifts

Aug 22, 2014

Insight - As Ukraine forces gain in east, focus of German diplomacy shifts

the crisis, with Merkel, a Russian-speaker who grew up behind the Iron Curtain in East Germany, talking to Putin more than any other Western leader
Obama seeks to calm Germany's US spying concerns in talks with Merkel

Jul 16, 2014

Obama seeks to calm Germany's US spying concerns in talks with Merkel

information and bears deep suspicion of government intrusion, given its history of abuses in the Nazi era and in communist East Germany.In their conversation
Numbers Game: All the stats from Germany's fourth World Cup triumph

Jul 14, 2014

Numbers Game: All the stats from Germany's fourth World Cup triumph

has become the first player born in East Germany to win the World Cup. The goal was the first ever World Cup goal in a final scored and assisted by
Germany tells CIA station chief to leave nation over US spy scandal

Jul 11, 2014

Germany tells CIA station chief to leave nation over US spy scandal

since Merkel's predecessor opposed the US invasion of Iraq in 2003. It follows allegations that Merkel herself, who grew up in Stasi-ridden East Germany
Berlin tells CIA station chief to leave in spy scandal

Jul 11, 2014

Berlin tells CIA station chief to leave in spy scandal

-ridden East Germany, was among thousands of Germans whose mobile phones have been bugged by American agents."Spying on allies ... is a waste of energy
Germany outraged after suspected US spy found in defence ministry

Jul 10, 2014

Germany outraged after suspected US spy found in defence ministry

secret police and Communist East Germany's Stasi means the right to privacy is treasured.After the Snowden revelations, Berlin demanded Washington agree to
Germany investigating second U.S. spy suspect - security sources

Jul 10, 2014

Germany investigating second U.S. spy suspect - security sources

sensitive issue in a country where the memory of the Nazi's Gestapo secret police and communist East Germany's Stasi means the right to privacy is treasured
Merkel says U.S spying allegations are serious

Jul 08, 2014

Merkel says U.S spying allegations are serious

reporters in Ulan Bator.Surveillance is a sensitive issue in a country where memories of the Nazi's Gestapo secret police and communist East Germany's Stasi
US should explain its role in spying case, says Germany

Jul 06, 2014

US should explain its role in spying case, says Germany

's Gestapo secret police and communist East Germany's Stasi means the right to privacy is treasured.Head of state Joachim Gauck, a former Protestant pastor and
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