Thursday, December 8, 2022

All posts tagged "Germany"

  • 5 Things to Know about G-7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

    HIROSHIMA, Japan – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries are meeting in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima on Sunday and Monday. Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrived late due to aircraft problems at departure and...

    • Posted April 10, 2016
  • Eurozone Economy Ends 2015 with Whimper as Dark Clouds Grow

    LONDON – The 19-country eurozone is in its longest stretch of economic expansion since the global financial crisis in 2008 but growth remains paltry despite a series of tail winds and is susceptible to a reverse if...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • German Business Confidence Falls More than Expected

    BERLIN – A closely watched survey released Monday showed a larger-than-expected fall in German business confidence this month, with managers’ assessment of the outlook for the next six months darkening amid recent turmoil on markets and concerns...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • US Congressmen in Germany to Meet Americans Released by Iran

    LANDSTUHL, Germany – Three U.S. Congressmen traveled Monday to the medical center in Germany where three Americans, released by Iran as part of a prisoner swap, are being treated. Former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati, Washington Post reporter...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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  • Greece Seeks German Know-how to Tackle Tax Evasion

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece has turned to a German state government to seek help in combating tax evasion. Greek tax officials, initially numbering about 50, will be trained by the tax authorities of North Rhine-Westphalia, a state...

    • Posted January 16, 2016
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  • German Economy Picked up Speed in 2015

    BERLIN – The German economy, Europe’s biggest, grew by 1.7 percent in 2015, authorities said Thursday, a slight improvement from the previous year that was fueled mainly by domestic demand. The Federal Statistical Office offered a rough...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • Germany Balances Budget for 2nd Straight Year in 2015

    BERLIN – The Germany government says it has balanced its budget for the second consecutive year in 2015. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party has made ending new borrowing a key plank of its economic policy. The government...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Questions and Answers About Free Movement in Europe

    BRUSSELS – Six countries in Europe’s document-free travel area now have wide-ranging border checks in place following Denmark’s decision on Monday to tighten controls on its southern border with Germany. Denmark made the move after Sweden imposed...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • Apple Raises iPhone Prices in Germany Over New Content Levy

    BERLIN – Apple raised the prices for hand-held devices in Germany at the start of the year, following a deal between the tech industry and content producers that will benefit a range of creative professionals including musicians,...

    • Posted January 3, 2016
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