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Germany joins US in blaming Assad for attack

BERLIN (AP) – Germany has joined the United States and ten other members of the Group of 20 biggest economies in blaming the Syrian government for a chemical attack against civilians last month. Germany had […]

09/07/2013

France's President Francois Hollande, right, and German President Joachim Gauck, left, comfort Robert Hebras, one of the last survivors of the World War II Oradour-sur-Glane's massacre, as they visit the ruins of the church, in Oradour-sur-Glane, southwestern France, Sept. 4, 2013. Holding hands in quiet tribute, the presidents of Germany and France are visiting the scene of the largest massacre in Nazi-occupied France nearly seven decades ago.  (AP Photo/Jean Pierre Muller, Pool)

German and French leaders visit site of WWII massacre

ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — With hugs and hand-holding in a solemn tribute to those killed, the presidents of Germany and France on Wednesday visited a ghost town left behind after the largest massacre in Nazi-occupied […]

09/04/2013

Director Rick Ostermann, left, poses with actor Levin Liam during the photo call for the movie 'Wolfschildren' at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Venice: Ostermann reveals wolf children plight

VENICE, Italy (AP) — A piece of family history led German director Rick Ostermann to revisit some long-forgotten victims of the chaos immediately following World War II: German children, who lost their parents, struggling to […]

09/02/2013

In this citizen journalism image provided by the United media office of Arbeen which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, black smoke leaps the air from government forces shelling in Damascus, Syria, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/United media office of Arbeen)

A look at Syria developments around the world

The United States is considering launching a punitive strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, blamed by the U.S. and the Syrian opposition for an Aug. 21 alleged chemical weapons attack in a […]

09/02/2013

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Merkel says far-right extremists remain threat

BERLIN (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel says anti-Semitism and racism remain a threat to democracy in Europe almost 70 years after the end of World War II. Merkel cited the ongoing trial of five […]

08/17/2013

This undated photo provided Monday, Aug.12, 2013, by Abri Peyrony Project shows people working at the excavation of the Neanderthal site of Abri Peyrony, southwestern France, where bone tools known as lissoirs, were recently discovered. (AP Photo/Image courtesy: Abri Peyrony Project)

Study suggests Neanderthals were more advanced

PARIS (AP) — Researchers have found what they say are specialized bone tools made by Neanderthals in Europe thousands of years before modern humans are thought to have arrived to share such skills, a discovery […]

08/12/2013

In this photo provided by BMW, the new four-seat electric BMW i3 is shown, Sunday, July 28, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Tom Kirkpatrick,BMW)

BMW pulls wraps off i3 electric car

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — BMW AG is showing off the production model of its new i3 electric compact that uses carbon-fiber materials to keep the weight down and improve driving performance. CEO Norbert Reithofer stressed […]

07/30/2013

Justin Bieber performs at the O2 Arena in east London. (AP Photo)

Germany to Bieber: Pay monkey bill, or else

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have posted a public notice urging Justin Bieber to get in touch with them about an unpaid bill for his former pet monkey Mally. Bieber failed to produce the necessary […]

07/30/2013

US President Barack Obama and Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo)

Germany’s Merkel rejects NSA-Stasi comparison

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejected any comparison between U.S. surveillance activities and pervasive snooping by communist East Germany’s secret police, the Stasi, insisting in an interview published Wednesday that intelligence work is […]

07/10/2013

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German minister: Drop US sites if you fear spying

BERLIN (AP) – Internet users worried about their personal information being intercepted by U.S. intelligence agencies should stop using websites that send data to the United States, Germany’s top security official said Wednesday. NSA leaker […]

07/03/2013

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