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  • August 29, 2013  

    As United Nations inspectors wrap up their investigation into alleged chemical arms use by the Assad regime in Syria, U.S. legislators are demanding Congressional approval of any American military action. Jeffrey Brown reports on the state of international debate among European allies Britain, France and Germany. Continue reading

  • April 5, 2013   BY Molly Finnegan  

    Workers re-install “Fluegelauto” — a golden, winged Ford Fiesta — at the City Museum in Cologne, Germany.
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  • December 5, 2011  

    In other news Monday, Senate Democrats unveiled a new plan to extend payroll tax cuts due to expire later this month. Also, bombings in Iraq killed at least 32 people, and about 10,000 Russians protested in Moscow over parliamentary elections. Continue reading

  • August 16, 2011   BY Larisa Epatko  

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy met Tuesday in Paris to come up with a joint strategy on addressing fears about the euro currency. Their meeting was notable for what didn’t come out of it for as much as what did, according to one veteran analyst. Continue reading

  • August 12, 2011   BY Larisa Epatko  

    It started with the placement of massive flower pots and strands of naked barbed wire stretched across streets, then grew into the massive concrete divider separating East and West Germany that would become known as the Berlin Wall. Continue reading

  • June 2, 2011   BY Larisa Epatko  

    A toxic new strain of E. coli bacteria that appears to have originated in Germany has concerned people avoiding salads — and health officials scratching their heads. Continue reading

  • January 27, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Today’s post introduces the fourth of country singer Merle Hazard’s Euro-shanties, this one taking off on the Ode to Joy from Beethoven’s 9th. Merle (if not Beethoven) will do anything to educationally amuse. So will we.

  • January 27, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Today’s post introduces the fourth of country singer Merle Hazard’s Euro-shanties, this one taking off on the Ode to Joy from Beethoven’s 9th. Teutonic C&W. Merle (if not Beethoven) will do anything to educationally amuse. So will we.

  • November 19, 2010   BY Paul Solman  

    “The Fed chairman’s message, though scholarly in tone, was unusually blunt,” wrote the Wall Street Journal, “laying blame for inflationary pressures in emerging markets and for tensions over currencies on countries like China.” The Financial Times underscored another theme: “Mr. … Continue reading

  • November 19, 2010   BY Paul Solman  

    For a speech by a Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke’s remarks on “global rebalancing” certainly weren’t designed to fly under the radar. “The Fed chairman’s message, though scholarly in tone, was unusually blunt,” wrote the Wall Street Journal, “laying blame … Continue reading