Berlin Marathon: Kenenisa Bekele narrowly misses world record, Ethiopian women dominate

25 September 2016, 10:56 pm

With her third Berlin win after 2010 and 2012 Kebede joins Berlin’s record winners Uta Pippig (Germany) and Renata Kokowska (Poland). Birhane Dibaba (2:23:58) and Ruti Aga (2:24:41) made it an all Ethiopian podium in Berlin in ideal weather conditions.... Read More »

Air Berlin Now With Imminent Restructuring Plans: 1000 Jobs + Crew Positions To Be Cut & Aircraft Going To Lufthansa/TuiFly

25 September 2016, 10:55 pm

Pressures that are lasting on the strikken carriers wings include the disaster around the still pending construction and opening of the Berlin-Brandenburg airport which has risen to a position of national shame for Germany. Air Berlin’s problems are not ...... Read More »

Draghi Takes Brussels-to-Berlin Political Tour With ECB Message

25 September 2016, 10:54 pm

Not surprisingly, the view in Berlin is rather different -- for a start, government spending has been outpacing consumer spending for more than a year. “If you scrap out consumption and construction, Germany would hardly have grown,” said David ...... Read More »

Rueful Merkel takes blame for Berlin defeat

25 September 2016, 10:47 pm

People cast their votes during Berlin state election, Germany, September 18, 2016. Merkel described her center-right Christian Democratic Union's second-place performance in Sunday's election in the city-state of Berlin as a "very unsatisfactory ...... Read More »

Germany Tells Britain: Don’t Block EU Defence Force

25 September 2016, 10:44 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Defence Minister Ursula von der ... GOAL IS NOT EUROPEAN ARMY Most EU members, including Britain, France and Germany, are also NATO allies. But Europe wants to be able to act independently of the United States in its neighbourhood.... Read More »

Merkel loses Berlin to Alternative for Germany

25 September 2016, 10:15 pm

For her part, Merkel has admitted that "mistakes were made" regarding the flooding of asylum seekers to Germany, and she has taken responsibility of her party's poor performance in the Berlin elections. She says among other things that she needs to work ...... Read More »

Cracks showing in Germany's fragile truce with the ECB

25 September 2016, 8:59 pm

That message is unlikely to go down well in Berlin. In addition to concerns about the distorting effects of QE on financial markets and the impact of low interest rates on German savers and insurers, the political landscape in Germany has become decidedly ...... Read More »

SPECIAL REPORT | Tensions rise in Germany's Turkish Diaspora

25 September 2016, 5:22 pm

and Ayse Demi (R), spokesperson of the Turkish Federation Berlin (Tuerkischer Bund Berlin), walk through Berlin's Kreuzberg district, Germany, August 18, 2016. Picture taken August 18, 2016. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt BERLIN/COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters ...... Read More »

Germany: Merkel's party suffers loss in Berlin election

25 September 2016, 1:58 pm

German Chancellor Angela Merkel conceded Monday that her migrant policies were partly to blame for her conservative party's thrashing in state elections here. Berlin's traditionally strongest Social Democrats also recorded a fall in support, to a record ...... Read More »

Germany to Britain: Live up to promise not to block EU reforms

25 September 2016, 4:06 am

Berlin and Paris have proposed reviving EU common defense plans ... GOAL IS NOT EUROPEAN ARMY Most EU members, including Britain, France and Germany, are also NATO allies. But Europe wants to be able to act independently of the United States in its ...... Read More »

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