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Greece needs reforms, not debt relief - Germany's Schaeuble


BERLIN Greece must carry out structural reforms instead of receiving further debt relief if it wants to achieve sustainable growth and stay in the euro zone, Germany's finance minister said on Sunday.


Stolen iron gate of Nazi death camp found in Norway - police 02 Dec 2016

OSLO An iron gate from Dachau concentration camp in Germany with the notorious "Arbeit macht frei" (work sets you free) slogan has been found in western Norway two years after it was stolen, police said on Friday.


German supermarkets Edeka, Rewe agree to take over rival Kaiser's 02 Dec 2016

DUESSELDORF, Germany Germany's largest supermarket group Edeka and rival Rewe on Friday agreed a deal to take over the loss-making Kaiser's chain, potentially ending years of uncertainty over the future of the group.


EU Commission, Germany agree on planned German road toll 01 Dec 2016

BRUSSELS The European Commission and the German government agreed to settle differences over Germany's plan to introduce a highway toll for cars after months of dispute, EU officials said on Thursday.

Islamist mole in German spy agency had been gay porn actor - report 01 Dec 2016

BERLIN An alleged Islamist mole in Germany's domestic intelligence service starred in gay porn videos before becoming a spy, media reported on Thursday, prompting questions about his security vetting.


Germany's Merkel says will work with Trump on climate policy 30 Nov 2016

BERLIN Germany's Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she would try to work on climate policy with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who has said he may pull out of a landmark international accord to fight global warming.


NATO nearing solution to continue Aegean migrant mission - UK general 30 Nov 2016

BERLIN Turkey will likely hand off responsibility for NATO's counter-migration mission in the Aegean Sea, averting tensions with Greece, when it takes command of a broader maritime mission in the region next year, a top British general said on Wednesday.

Innogy CEO promises no M&A 'surprises' for shareholders 30 Nov 2016

FRANKFURT Innogy, Germany's largest energy group, plans to spend the 2 billion euros ($2.1 billion) it raised last month in a stock listing on growth projects rather than big acquisitions.


EU globalisation fears most acute in Austria and France - study 30 Nov 2016

BERLIN Fear of globalisation is the most important factor in pushing European citizens towards populist right-wing parties and those fears are most acute in Austria and France, a survey by Germany's Bertelsmann Foundation showed on Wednesday.

Suspected Islamist who worked for German domestic spy agency arrested 29 Nov 2016

BERLIN A German citizen employed by Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been arrested on accusations that he made Islamist declarations on the internet and revealed internal agency material, the agency said on Tuesday.


Italy's Renzi to resign after referendum rout

ROME Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is set to resign on Monday after suffering a crushing defeat on Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the euro zone's third-largest economy into political turmoil. | Video