Category: GWYNNE DYER
The question to bear in mind, when reading this whole sorry tale, is this. If Americans are, on average, no stupider than Germans, then why are their intelligence services so stupid?
The EU is ready to toughen sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine plane disaster, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday, indicating that it could target whole sectors of the economy including goods with possible military uses.
Experts have said the U.K. may take a step toward hydraulic fracking to extract shale gas, given the high economic cost of subsidizing renewable energy, as the new Cabinet also signals such a tendency.
The United States and Europe strengthened sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine Wednesday, with President Barack Obama taking his first direct swipes in the finance, military and energy sectors of the Russian economy.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko won't be attending the World Cup final in Brazil, a statement said, denying assertions by Brazilian officials that he would be there
Argentina reached their first World Cup final in 24 years, beating the Netherlands 4-2 on penalties after a scoreless game, with old foes Germany awaiting them in Sunday's showpiece
Germany took the dramatic step of asking the top U.S. intelligence official in Berlin to leave the country, following two suspected new cases of spying
German authorities said Wednesday they were investigating an alleged foreign spy as reports said the suspect was the second within days believed to be working for US intelligence.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck will attend the World Cup final in Brazil Sunday to back the German side, Berlin said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday allegations that a German man worked as a double agent for U.S. intelligence were serious
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in China on Sunday for her seventh visit since 2005, with economic ties topping the agenda and a high-powered business delegation in tow.
An employee of Germany's foreign intelligence service is suspected of spying for Washington on a parliamentary panel probing US surveillance, media reports said Friday.
Turkey’s first round of presidential elections will be held Aug. 10, 2014. With a law that passed in 2012, Turks living abroad are now eligible to vote for the first time in national elections.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday expressed "deep concern" over the growing number of civilian casualties and refugees in eastern Ukraine.
European leaders gathered in Brussels on Friday to try and resolve a damaging row over Jean-Claude Juncker's likely nomination as European Commission president which has left Britain isolated and angry.
Germany's Angela Merkel signalled her readiness on Wednesday to give EU states more flexibility within current budget rules to promote growth and job creation
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Sunday to back talks between Kiev and rebels in eastern Ukraine.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with the representatives of large companies from all over the world as part of a two-day World Economic Forum (WEF) event.
Thomas Mueller spectacularly stole the limelight from World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo with a hat-trick in a stunning 4-0 demolition of 10-man Portugal at the World Cup
PM Erdoğan has asked German Chancellor Angela Merkel to accelerate preparations for the upcoming presidential elections in Turkey
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