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Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State - minister

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ANSBACH, Germany The Syrian who blew himself up in southern Germany, wounding 15 people, had pledged allegiance to Islamic State on a video found on his mobile phone, the Bavarian Interior Minister said on Monday. | Video

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Vodafone says Germany, Spain and Italy drive sales growth 22 Jul 2016

LONDON Spain, Germany and Italy helped Vodafone to produce stronger than expected first-quarter sales growth despite a drag from European Union roaming charge cuts and a weak home market.

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Euro zone business growing at weakest rate since start of 2015 - PMI 22 Jul 2016

LONDON, Euro zone business growth was at its slowest since the start of 2015 this month as a stronger performance in the two big economies of Germany and France was offset by weakness in smaller countries, a survey showed on Friday.

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U.N. memo on South Sudan leaves out criticism of Britain 21 Jul 2016

UNITED NATIONS A final United Nations memo on Britain, Germany, Sweden and Jordan's withdrawals of police from a peacekeeping mission in South Sudan without telling the world body, left out draft language questioning Britain's Security Council veto power.

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Daimler accelerates electric car plans, sees higher R&D spending 21 Jul 2016

FRANKFURT Germany's Daimler which owns the Mercedes-Benz luxury brand, has accelerated development of premium electric cars, Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche said, adding he saw the vehicle segment gaining market share.

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In Germany, May seeks to reassure on Brexit, warned over 'limbo' 21 Jul 2016

BERLIN Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reassure Germany on Wednesday over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, stressing her desire to deepen ties with neighbouring countries in her first foreign visit as leader. | Video

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Lufthansa scraps profit goal as attacks hit bookings 20 Jul 2016

FRANKFURT Lufthansa , Germany's largest airline, on Wednesday cut its full-year profit target, saying advance bookings to Europe had declined significantly due to "terrorist attacks in Europe and to greater political and economic uncertainty".

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EU wants more details from Germany before deciding on Russian gas pipeline deal 20 Jul 2016

BRUSSELS The European Commission, which is due to rule on Russia's plans to pump more gas to Germany via a land link from its Nord Stream pipeline, says it needs more details from German regulators before making a decision.

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Germany fears more 'lone wolf' attacks after train rampage 20 Jul 2016

BERLIN Germany is likely to face more Islamist attacks, its interior minister said on Wednesday, but played down any link between the government's open-door refugee policy and Monday's axe assault on a train in Bavaria.

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Germany wants G20 to signal stability; Schaeuble to discuss Brexit with Hammond 20 Jul 2016

BERLIN Germany wants a message of stability to emerge from this weekend's G20 meeting in China, where Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble will also meet his newly appointed British counterpart Philip Hammond to discuss Brexit, a senior government official in Berlin said on Wednesday.

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Democrat Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination

PHILADELPHIA Hillary Clinton secured the Democratic Party's White House nomination, coming back from a stinging defeat in her first presidential run in 2008 and surviving a bitter primary fight to become the first woman to head the ticket of a major party in U.S. history. | Video