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U.S., Germany set up dialogue to discuss intelligence dispute

WASHINGTON - The United States and Germany on Tuesday set up a procedure to address disputes over intelligence-gathering that have soured relations between the two close allies and resulted in Germany's expulsion of the CIA station chief in Berlin.

Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitism in anti-Israel protests 22 Jul 2014

BERLIN - The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned anti-Semitism, racism and xenophobia that have marred rallies against Israel's role in its conflict with Hamas in which about 600 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have died.

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BSkyB prepares to roll the dice again with European expansion 21 Jul 2014

(This July 18 story was refiled to correct name in para 25 to Sullivan from Williams)

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Is Germany still the champion? 21 Jul 2014

BRUSSELS - A week on from its World Cup football victory, Germany may return to centre stage, though this time not with fan celebrations but concerns over the health of Europe's economic motor.

UK, France, Germany eye fresh Russia sanctions after plane disaster 20 Jul 2014

LONDON/PARIS - Britain, Germany and France agreed on Sunday they should be ready to ratchet up sanctions on Russia over the downing of a Malaysian jet carrying 298 passengers when European foreign ministers meet in Brussels on Tuesday.

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Is Germany still the champion? 20 Jul 2014

BRUSSELS - A week on from its World Cup soccer victory, Germany may return to centre stage, though this time not with fan celebrations but concerns over the health of Europe's economic motor.

Germany's Merkel urges Putin to influence separatists over Ukraine 19 Jul 2014

BERLIN - Germany's foreign minister said on Saturday now may be Moscow's last opportunity to prove it is serious about peace in Ukraine as Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated her call on Russia's Vladimir Putin to use his influence over pro-Moscow separatists.

Accused Nazi camp guard tells U.S. court his service was involuntary 19 Jul 2014

PHILADELPHIA - An 89-year-old man wanted in Germany for working as a concentration camp guard during World War Two said in court filings on Friday that he should not be deported because his service in the Waffen SS was involuntary.

Merkel challenges Putin after Ukraine crash but wary on further sanctions 18 Jul 2014

BERLIN - Germany's Angela Merkel challenged Moscow's attempt to pin the downing of a Malaysian airliner on Ukraine, pointing to Russia as a source of separatists' weapons.

Allianz lead insurer and Willis broker for jet shot down in Ukraine - Bloomberg 18 Jul 2014

- Germany's Allianz SE is the lead hull and liability reinsurer covering a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Bloomberg reported, citing an email from Allianz.

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Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza

GAZA/JERUSALEM - The Palestinian decision-making body led by U.S.-backed President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza hostilities with Israel, a closing of ranks that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts. | Video