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Pressed by Trump over defence, Germany says can pay more for NATO running costs

11 Oct 2019

RIGA/BRUSSELS Germany is willing to contribute more to NATO's running costs as long as other allies also step up to help reduce the United States' share of funding, German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Friday.

KKR to sell or float German defence supplier Hensoldt - sources

05 Sep 2019

FRANKFURT/BERLIN Private equity firm KKR is preparing for a stock market flotation or sale of German defence supplier Hensoldt in a potential 2 billion euro (£1.9 billion) deal, people close to the matter said.

Germany - Lack of British proposal on Irish border raises risk of no-deal Brexit

04 Sep 2019

BERLIN Germany sees an increased risk of a no-deal Brexit next month because Britain has so far failed to come up with an alternative proposal to solve the Irish border question, a government document from last week showed.

Germany: Lack of British proposal on Irish border raises risk of no-deal Brexit

04 Sep 2019

BERLIN Germany sees an increased risk of a no-deal Brexit next month because Britain has so far failed to come up with an alternative proposal to solve the Irish border question, a government document from last week showed.

From Bundeswehr to Brussels: EU nominee Von der Leyen has steep learning curve

02 Jul 2019

BERLIN Polyglot Ursula von der Leyen's nomination as European Commission chief aims to prevent the European Union from splintering, but her patchy record in Germany's cabinet may yet raise questions about her suitability for the EU executive post.

UPDATE 1-From Bundeswehr to Brussels: EU nominee Von der Leyen has steep learning curve

02 Jul 2019

* She has had a tough time as German defence minister (Recasts with von der Leyen's nomination)

U.S. defense chief tries to rally NATO allies on Iran as tensions simmer

27 Jun 2019

BRUSSELS Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper appealed to NATO allies on Thursday to publicly denounce Iran's hostile actions and consider participating in a still-evolving plan to better safeguard strategic waterways around the Strait of Hormuz.

U.S. defence chief tries to rally NATO allies on Iran as tensions simmer

27 Jun 2019

BRUSSELS Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper appealed to NATO allies on Thursday to publicly denounce Iran's hostile actions and consider participating in a still-evolving plan to better safeguard strategic waterways around the Strait of Hormuz.

U.S. defense chief tries to rally NATO allies on Iran as tensions simmer

27 Jun 2019

BRUSSELS Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper appealed to NATO allies on Thursday to publicly denounce Iran's hostile actions and consider participating in a still-evolving plan to better safeguard strategic waterways around the Strait of Hormuz.

UPDATE 1-U.S. defense chief tries to rally NATO allies on Iran as tensions simmer

27 Jun 2019

BRUSSELS, June 27 Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper appealed to NATO allies on Thursday to publicly denounce Iran's hostile actions and consider participating in a still-evolving plan to better safeguard strategic waterways around the Strait of Hormuz.

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