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Independent
German teenagers have adopted Angela Merkel's name as slang for indecisivenessThe word is currently leading the pack for the 2015 national poll among other e
German teenagers have adopted Angela Merkel's name as slang for indecisiveness
Independent / Posted 12 hours ago
The word is currently leading the pack for the 2015 national poll among other expressions created by young people such as “earthporn” meaning a beautiful landscape or “smombie” referring to someone who is so absorbed by his phone that he becomes... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Egon Bahr led the way for German reunificationEgon Bahr, a prominent Social Democrat whose efforts to improve West Germany’s
Egon Bahr led the way for German reunification
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Egon Bahr, a prominent Social Democrat whose efforts to improve West Germany’s relations with the Soviet bloc helped pave the way for German reunification 45 years after the Second World War, has died at the age of 93. He died on Aug. 19 in Berlin,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Merkel condemns burst of anti-refugee violence in GermanyHEIDENAU, Germany — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned violent protes
Merkel condemns burst of anti-refugee violence in Germany
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
HEIDENAU, Germany — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned violent protests against refugees that erupted over the weekend in eastern Germany, blaming neo-Nazis for spreading a “repulsive” message of hatred and local residents for supporting... Read more
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Christian Today
Merkel condemns 'disgusting' message of hate toward refugeesThrough a spokesman, Merkel condemned messages of hate spread by right-wing ext
Merkel condemns 'disgusting' message of hate toward refugees
Christian Today / Posted 4 days ago
Through a spokesman, Merkel condemned messages of hate spread by right-wing extremists. Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned on Monday violent protests against refugees that erupted over the weekend in eastern Germany, blaming them on far-right... Read more
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iol.co.za
Merkel slams protests against refugeesEPAFirefighters battle flames engulfing a house that was destined as housing fo
Merkel slams protests against refugees
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
EPAFirefighters battle flames engulfing a house that was destined as housing for migrants in Weissach im Tal, Baden-Wuerttemberg state, Germany. Picture: Friebe Heidenau, Germany - Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned on Monday violent protests... Read more
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The Star
Merkel condemns 'disgusting' message of hate towards refugeesHEIDENAU, Germany (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned on Monday viol
Merkel condemns 'disgusting' message of hate towards refugees
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
HEIDENAU, Germany (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned on Monday violent protests against refugees that erupted over the weekend in eastern Germany, blaming them on far-right extremists who were bent on spreading a "disgusting" message of... Read more
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Business Insider
Germany could receive as many as 750,000 asylum seekers this yearThe number of people seeking asylum in Germany is predicted to soar to 750,000
Germany could receive as many as 750,000 asylum seekers this year
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
The number of people seeking asylum in Germany is predicted to soar to 750,000 this year according to reports, amid warnings by the United Nations that it and Sweden are unfairly bearing the brunt of Europe’s refugee burden. Government sources told... Read more
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Business Standard India
Greek bailout moves ahead after Germany backs programmeGermany's lower house backed the programme following a three-hour debate on Wed
Greek bailout moves ahead after Germany backs programme
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
Germany's lower house backed the programme following a three-hour debate on Wednesday Greece's third bailout cleared one of its last hurdles after the German Parliament voted in favour of the aid... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Greece's bailout passes final hurdlesBerlin/Brussels - Greece's third bailout in five years cleared its final hurdle
Greece's bailout passes final hurdles
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Berlin/Brussels - Greece's third bailout in five years cleared its final hurdles on Wednesday after the German and Dutch parliaments backed the €86bn ($96bn) rescue plan for cash-strapped Athens. Following the parliamentary votes, eurozone finance... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bundestag backs third Greek bailout as IMF yet to decide Expectations of a rebellion in Angela Merkel’s party fizzle out after a lively
Bundestag backs third Greek bailout as IMF yet to decide
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
Expectations of a rebellion in Angela Merkel’s party fizzle out after a lively debate German parliament votes in favour of third bailout package for Greece, with a total of 454 lawmakers... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Germany backs Greece's third bailoutGermany’s lower house backed the programme following a three-hour debate on Wed
Germany backs Greece's third bailout
Mail & Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
Germany’s lower house backed the programme following a three-hour debate on Wednesday, with 454 in favor, 113 against and 18 abstentions. A breakdown showing the number of dissenters within Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrat-led bloc will... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bundestag back third Greek bailout as IMF yet to decide Expectations of a rebellion in Angela Merkel’s party fizzle out after a lively
Bundestag back third Greek bailout as IMF yet to decide
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
Expectations of a rebellion in Angela Merkel’s party fizzle out after a lively debate German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the German parliament prior to a vote on another bailout package for... Read more
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RTE News
Merkel facing rebellion over Greek bailout voteGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing a rebellion by many of her conservati
Merkel facing rebellion over Greek bailout vote
RTE News / Posted 9 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing a rebellion by many of her conservative MPs when the German parliament votes later this morning on whether or not to approve a third bailout deal for Greece. In a test ballot of 311 deputies from her... Read more
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Reuters
German parliament seen backing Greek bailout despite rebellionGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and
German parliament seen backing Greek bailout despite rebellion
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Christian Social Union (CSU) party faction meeting in the Reichstag building before a parliamentary vote on a third bailout programme for Greece in Berlin, Germany August... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Germany to receive 750,000 asylum seekers this year, reports claimThe number of people seeking asylum in Germany is predicted to soar to 750,000
Germany to receive 750,000 asylum seekers this year, reports claim
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
The number of people seeking asylum in Germany is predicted to soar to 750,000 this year according to reports, amid warnings by the United Nations that it and Sweden are unfairly bearing the brunt of Europe’s refugee burden. The leak came as the... Read more
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Goal.com
DFB mourn Mayer-Vorfelder - Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe German football mourns Mayer-Vo
DFB mourn Mayer-Vorfelder
Goal.com / Posted 10 days ago
- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe German football mourns Mayer-Vorfelder The former president of the German FA has been hailed as an "influential figure" after he passed away at the age of 82 in a Stutgart... Read more
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soccernews
German football mourns Mayer-VorfelderFormer German Football Association (DFB) president Gerhard Mayer-Vorfelder has
German football mourns Mayer-Vorfelder
soccernews / Posted 10 days ago
Former German Football Association (DFB) president Gerhard Mayer-Vorfelder has died. He was 82. Mayer-Vorfelder worked as a politician for the Christian Democratic Union in Baden-Wurttemberg, serving as the finance minister until 1998. By then he... Read more
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Times of Malta
Senior German conservatives support Greek bailout, want IMF on boardLeaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s German conservatives largely support Gree
Senior German conservatives support Greek bailout, want IMF on board
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
Leaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s German conservatives largely support Greece’s new bailout plan before a parliamentary vote this week, but top party officials want the IMF to take part, sources involved in party talks yesterday said. A German... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Greece Faces Snap Elections As Lawmakers Abandon TsiprasLast week, Greek lawmakers once again voted for a bailout deal that no one - no
Greece Faces Snap Elections As Lawmakers Abandon Tsipras
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
Last week, Greek lawmakers once again voted for a bailout deal that no one - not Greece and not Greece’s creditors - truly supports. The deal, which will allow Athens to make a €3.2 billion payment to the ECB this week, averts near-term economic ruin... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tsipras faces confidence vote while Merkel fights for coalition unityWill Greek bailout deal claim new political victims? Alexis Tsipras faces vote
Tsipras faces confidence vote while Merkel fights for coalition unity
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Will Greek bailout deal claim new political victims? Alexis Tsipras faces vote of no confidence after rebel MPs desert him while Angela Merkel faces battle to keep coalition together Lawmakers from ruling Syriza party have rebelled against... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Merkel looks to shore up German support for Greek bailoutGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel puts down her handbag under her table at the be
Merkel looks to shore up German support for Greek bailout
Greenwich Time / Posted 11 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel puts down her handbag under her table at the beginning of a board meeting of her Christian Democratic Union party, CDU, at the party's headquarters in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. Photo: Gero Breloer, AP... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
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Merkel looks to shore up German support for Greek bailout
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
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The News-Times
Merkel looks to shore up German support for Greek bailoutGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel puts down her handbag under her table at the be
Merkel looks to shore up German support for Greek bailout
The News-Times / Posted 11 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel puts down her handbag under her table at the beginning of a board meeting of her Christian Democratic Union party, CDU, at the party's headquarters in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. Photo: Gero Breloer, AP... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Senior German conservatives support Greek bailout, want IMF on boardBERLIN Leaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel's German conservatives largely suppo
Senior German conservatives support Greek bailout, want IMF on board
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 days ago
BERLIN Leaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel's German conservatives largely support Greece's new bailout plan before a parliamentary vote this week, but top party officials want the IMF to take part, sources involved in party talks on Monday said. A... Read more
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The Star
Senior German conservatives support Greek bailout, want IMF on boardBERLIN (Reuters) - Leaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel's German conservatives l
Senior German conservatives support Greek bailout, want IMF on board
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Leaders of Chancellor Angela Merkel's German conservatives largely support Greece's new bailout plan before a parliamentary vote this week, but top party officials want the IMF to take part, sources involved in party talks on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Migrant crisis 'bigger challenge for the EU than Greece', warns MerkelDealing with migrants is a bigger challenge for Europe than Greek debt crisis,
Migrant crisis 'bigger challenge for the EU than Greece', warns Merkel
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Dealing with migrants is a bigger challenge for Europe than Greek debt crisis, warns Angela Merkel, as she says attacks on refugees are 'unworthy' of Germany Chancellor said refugee issue could be bigger than Greek debt crisis Angela Merkel has... Read more
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Reuters
Merkel says she expects IMF to take part in Greek bailoutGerman chancellor Angela Merkel reacts as she arrives for the weekly cabinet me
Merkel says she expects IMF to take part in Greek bailout
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
German chancellor Angela Merkel reacts as she arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany August 12, 2015. BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to reassure skeptical lawmakers on Sunday that the International... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Greece bailout deal: Angela Merkel expects IMF involvementAngela Merkel has said that she expects the International Monetary Fund to take
Greece bailout deal: Angela Merkel expects IMF involvement
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
Angela Merkel has said that she expects the International Monetary Fund to take part in a new €86bn (£60bn) bailout for Greece, as the German chancellor prepares to face Bundestag opposition to the package in a vote on Wednesday. In an attempt to... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Merkel says she expects IMF to take part in Greek bailoutGerman chancellor Angela Merkel reacts as she arrives for the weekly cabinet me
Merkel says she expects IMF to take part in Greek bailout
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 12 days ago
German chancellor Angela Merkel reacts as she arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany August 12, 2015. BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to reassure skeptical lawmakers on Sunday that the International... Read more
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Eu Business
Germany's Schaeuble hails Greek bailout deal ahead of key vote — EU(BERLIN) - Germany's hardline finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble Sunday hailed
Germany's Schaeuble hails Greek bailout deal ahead of key vote — EU
Eu Business / Posted 12 days ago
(BERLIN) - Germany's hardline finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble Sunday hailed a dramatic change in tone from Greece over its next bailout ahead of a key parliamentary vote that will prove a tough test of Chancellor Angela Merkel's... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talks Published: 16 August 2015 8:43 PM German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble
Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talks
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 16 August 2015 8:43 PM German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has driven a tough bargain throughout the crisis talks with Athens. – Reuters pic, August 16, 2015.Germany's hardline... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Germany praises Greece shift over bailoutGerman chancellor Angela Merkel outside Schloss Elmau hotel at the G7 summit in
Germany praises Greece shift over bailout
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
German chancellor Angela Merkel outside Schloss Elmau hotel at the G7 summit in Elmau near Garmisch-Partenkirchen. (Michael Kappeler, Pool Photo via AP) Berlin - Germany's hard-line finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday hailed a change in... Read more
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Eu Business
Germany's Schaeuble hails Greek deal ahead of key MP vote — EU(BERLIN) - Germany's hardline finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday hai
Germany's Schaeuble hails Greek deal ahead of key MP vote — EU
Eu Business / Posted 12 days ago
(BERLIN) - Germany's hardline finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday hailed a change in tone in talks with Greece over its next bailout but warned Europe would closely monitor the pace of reforms in Athens. Ahead of a key vote in the German... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talksBERLIN - Germany's hardline finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday haile
Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talks
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
BERLIN - Germany's hardline finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday hailed a change in tone in talks with Greece over its next bailout but warned Europe would closely monitor the pace of reforms in Athens. German Finance Minister Wolfgang... Read more
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Rappler
Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talksPRAISES. European Union and Greek flags. File photo by AFP BERLIN, Germany – G
Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talks
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
PRAISES. European Union and Greek flags. File photo by AFP BERLIN, Germany – Germany's hardline finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday, August 16, hailed a change in tone in talks with Greece over its next bailout but warned Europe would... Read more
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Eu Business
Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talks — EU(BERLIN) - Germany's hardline finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday hai
Germany praises Greek stance shift in debt talks — EU
Eu Business / Posted 12 days ago
(BERLIN) - Germany's hardline finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday hailed a change in tone in talks with Greece over its next bailout but warned Europe would closely monitor the pace of reforms in Athens. Ahead of a key vote in the German... Read more
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Times of Malta
IMF role uncertainty in Greek rescue raises risks for MerkelGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel will ask lawmakers to back an €86 billion bailo
IMF role uncertainty in Greek rescue raises risks for Merkel
Times of Malta / Posted 12 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will ask lawmakers to back an €86 billion bailout for Greece at a special session of Parliament on Wednesday despite uncertainty about whether the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is on board. Parliamentary approval... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Germany's Merkel To Face Down Party Rebels In Greek Bailout VoteBERLIN, Aug 15 (Reuters) - In a major test of her authority, Chancellor Angela
Germany's Merkel To Face Down Party Rebels In Greek Bailout Vote
The Huffington Post / Posted 13 days ago
BERLIN, Aug 15 (Reuters) - In a major test of her authority, Chancellor Angela Merkel will ask skeptical German lawmakers to back an 86 billion euro ($95.5 billion) bailout for Greece on Wednesday despite uncertainty over whether the IMF will play a... Read more
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The Star
Uncertainty over IMF role in Greek rescue raises risks for MerkelBERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will ask lawmakers to back an 86 billio
Uncertainty over IMF role in Greek rescue raises risks for Merkel
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will ask lawmakers to back an 86 billion euro ($95.5 billion) bailout for Greece at a special session of parliament on Wednesday despite uncertainty about whether the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is on... Read more
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Reuters
Uncertainty over IMF role in Greek rescue raises risks for MerkelGerman chancellor Angela Merkel reacts as she arrives for the weekly cabinet me
Uncertainty over IMF role in Greek rescue raises risks for Merkel
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
German chancellor Angela Merkel reacts as she arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany August 12, 2015. BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel will ask lawmakers to back an 86 billion euro ($95.5 billion) bailout... Read more
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The Columbian
Marcus: Obama's scorn of Iran deal critics weakening his casePresident Obama says those who oppose the Iran nuclear deal are either ideologi
Marcus: Obama's scorn of Iran deal critics weakening his case
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
President Obama says those who oppose the Iran nuclear deal are either ideological or illogical. I support the deal, yet I think this assessment is incorrect and unfair. It diminishes the president's case for congressional approval. That case is... Read more
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donga.com
donga.com[English donga]President Park benchmarks Merkel�s wrinkle . AUGUST 14, 2015 07:12. . The plan
donga.com[English donga]
donga.com / Posted 15 days ago
President Park benchmarks Merkel�s wrinkle . AUGUST 14, 2015 07:12. . The plan that President Park Geun-hye would take part in China�s �commemoration event for war victory but not attend its military inspection� scheduled for the next month has many... Read more
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Philly.com
Embittered and unfair on IranCertainly, there is a significant element of reflexive opposition on the part o
Embittered and unfair on Iran
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
Certainly, there is a significant element of reflexive opposition on the part of the deal's Republican critics. The gulf between the inflamed political reaction to the deal in the United States and the near-absence of debate among our European allies... Read more
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Business Insider
I support the Iran deal — but Obama's argument is embittered and unfairPresident Obama says those who oppose the Iran nuclear deal are either ideologi
I support the Iran deal — but Obama's argument is embittered and unfair
Business Insider / Posted 16 days ago
President Obama says those who oppose the Iran nuclear deal are either ideological or illogical. I support the deal, yet I think this assessment is incorrect and unfair. It diminishes the president’s case for congressional approval. That case is... Read more
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Washington Post
Barack Obama: Embittered and unfair over IranPresident Obama pauses while speaking at American University's School of Intern
Barack Obama: Embittered and unfair over Iran
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
President Obama pauses while speaking at American University's School of International Service in Washington last Wednesday. (Pete Marovich/Bloomberg) That case is strong but not overwhelming; it is not, to use a loaded phrase, a slam dunk.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CDU Bundestag Backbencher Patzelt Takes in EritreansGermans are being asked to develop a "welcoming culture" toward refugees. To se
CDU Bundestag Backbencher Patzelt Takes in Eritreans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Germans are being asked to develop a "welcoming culture" toward refugees. To set an example, one parliamentarian has taken two Eritreans into his house - and he wants to visit Eritrea to find out why they fled. Martin Patzelt is a backbench... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Life in an unlimited brothel ‘buffet’WARNING - Graffic Content. With 400,000 prostitutes in Germany, Dateline takes
Life in an unlimited brothel ‘buffet’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
WARNING - Graffic Content. With 400,000 prostitutes in Germany, Dateline takes a camera inside the country's mega-brothels, but have its liberal laws gone too far? Professional sex worker Undine de Riviere says there are advantages to working in... Read more
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Perth Now
Life in a ‘buffet’ brothelWANDERING past the sushi bars, shops and churches that line the well-heeled Sch
Life in a ‘buffet’ brothel
Perth Now / Posted 20 days ago
WANDERING past the sushi bars, shops and churches that line the well-heeled Schöneberg district of Berlin, it’d be easy to walk straight past the King George Club without giving a thought to what’s happening inside. Only a sticker plastered... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Life in a ‘buffet’ brothelProfessional sex worker Undine de Riviere says there are advantages to working
Life in a ‘buffet’ brothel
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Professional sex worker Undine de Riviere says there are advantages to working in flat rate brothels. WANDERING past the sushi bars, shops and churches that line the well-heeled Schöneberg district of Berlin, it’d be easy to walk straight past the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Life in an unlimited brothel ‘buffet’WANDERING past the sushi bars, shops and churches that line the well-heeled Sch
Life in an unlimited brothel ‘buffet’
Herald Sun / Posted 21 days ago
WANDERING past the sushi bars, shops and churches that line the well-heeled Schöneberg district of Berlin, it’d be easy to walk straight past the King George Club without giving a thought to what’s happening inside. Only a sticker plastered... Read more
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