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Eurozone Economy Accelerates to Six-Year High on German Manufacturing

Preliminary data suggest a robust acceleration in the Eurozone’s economy in the current quarter; however, the discrepancies in the pace of growth between member states and political risks might deepen the cracks in the bloc’s unity. Kristian Rouz — According to the observations of IHS Markit, economic growth in the Eurozone is likely to have accelerated in February; it is …

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Germany’s center-left Social Democrats (SPD) have moved ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) in an opinion poll by the Emnid institute for the first time since 2006, Bild am Sonntag newspaper said. The SPD’s unexpected surge of some 12 points in the last month has caught Merkel and her conservatives off guard, analysts said, just seven months …

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Merkel: Struggle Against Terrorism Cannot Justify Trump’s Blanket Entry Ban

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Friday, Trump signed an executive order blocking all refugees from coming to the United States for 120 days and suspended the entry for citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days. “[Merkel] is convinced that even the necessary resolute struggle against terrorism does not justify placing people of a certain origin …

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Localizing European Defense: ‘NATO’s Disintegration Has Already Begun’

The process of NATO’s disintegration has already started, and it may play into the hands of new US President Donald Trump, Montenegrin political analyst Filip Kovacevic told Sputnik Serbian. In an interview with Sputnik Serbian, Montenegrin political analyst Filip Kovacevic claimed that US President Donald Trump may benefit from NATO’s breakup, a process that Kovacevic said has already begun. The …

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Trump worries Nato with ‘obsolete’ comment


A statement by US President-elect Donald Trump that Nato is “obsolete” has caused “worry” in the alliance, Germany’s foreign minister says. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said it was a contradiction of comments made days ago by Mr Trump’s incoming defence chief. Mr Trump also said German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made “a catastrophic mistake” by admitting more than one million migrants. And …

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Snowden strikes again: ‘NSA in bed with Germany’ (video)

US fugitive Edward Snowden has accused Germany and the US of partnering in spy intelligence operations, revealing that cooperation between the countries is closer than German indignation would indicate, Der Spiegel magazine reported. Journalist Manuel Ochsenreiter says German politicians are furious – but about being exposed, not by being spied on   RT

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German economy struggles as exports and output tumble

(Reuters) – German exports fell the most since late 2009 in May and industrial output tumbled, suggesting Europe’s largest economy is struggling to regain traction, although a rise in imports pointed to robust domestic demand. Combined with last week’s figures showing a sharp drop in industrial orders and contraction in the manufacturing sector, the data underscores how much Germany is suffering from …

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