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May to appeal for NATO unity to fight terrorism

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LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will appeal to NATO leaders on Thursday to unite to combat terrorism by addressing its root causes and the "propagation of poisonous ideology, particularly online".

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Turkey's Erdogan says Manchester attack shows need for NATO solidarity 24 May 2017

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday the Manchester bombing showed terrorism was a global problem and NATO allies should cooperate more closely and share information swiftly to confront it.

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France, Germany to agree to NATO role against Islamic State - diplomats 24 May 2017

BRUSSELS/PARIS France and Germany will agree to a U.S. plan for NATO to play a bigger role in the fight against Islamic militants at a meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday, but insist the move is purely symbolic, four senior European diplomats said.

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Germany's trade surplus with U.S. is 'win-win' situation - economy minister 23 May 2017

WASHINGTON Germany's trade surplus with the United States is beneficial to both countries given that German machinery exported to the world's largest economy is used in manufacturing there, visiting Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said on Tuesday.

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Germany defends post-war achievements of its scandal-hit army 23 May 2017

BERLIN Germany's armed forces can be proud of their post-war achievements, the defence minister said on Tuesday, responding to a series of scandals involving far-right sympathisers in the Bundeswehr army's ranks.

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EQT leads bidding for stake in prosthetics maker Ottobock - sources 23 May 2017

FRANKFURT Buyout group EQT has emerged as the leading bidder for a stake in Germany's Ottobock, the world's largest maker of artificial limbs, as talks with rival investor CVC continue, people familiar with the matter said.

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Macron fuels German economic optimism as core euro-axis tones up 23 May 2017

BERLIN Business morale in Germany hit its highest since reunification in May and an already rosy growth outlook brightened further, tapping into hopes that Berlin will ally with Paris in spearheading a broad-based economic revival in Europe.

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German private sector growth points to solid second quarter - PMI 23 May 2017

BERLIN, May 23 Germany's private sector grew at the fastest pace in more than six years in May due to stronger-than-expected factory activity, a survey showed on Tuesday, suggesting Europe's biggest economy will carry its robust upswing into the second quarter.

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Germany must invest to keep up in electric cars - Merkel 22 May 2017

KAMENZ, Germany Germany and its auto industry must invest heavily to ensure it is not left behind by the shift to electric cars, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday as she laid a foundation stone for a new battery factory for Daimler unit Accumotive.

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German government at odds with itself over Greek debt relief 22 May 2017

BERLIN Germany's coalition government split along party lines on Monday over the question of debt relief for Greece ahead of a crunch meeting in Brussels to tackle the thorny issue.

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Russians discussed how to influence Trump via aides - NYT

WASHINGTON Senior Russian intelligence and political officials discussed how to influence Donald Trump through his advisers according to information gathered by American spies last summer, the New York Times reported on Wednesday,