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Thomas Escritt

Germany's other migration wave: the pensioner exodus

16 Jan 2020

SIRAKOVO, Bulgaria As retirement neared a decade ago, German butcher Waldemar Hackstaetter took stock of his finances and concluded he and wife Hildegard couldn't afford to remain in their home country.

Too early to say Libya ceasefire has collapsed - Turkish defence minister

15 Jan 2020

ANKARA/BERLIN Turkey said on Wednesday it was too early to say whether a ceasefire in Libya had collapsed after Khalifa Haftar, commander of eastern Libyan forces, failed to sign a binding truce accord at talks this week.

Surging exports lend a fillip to flagging German economy

09 Dec 2019

BERLIN Germany's exports rose unexpectedly in October, with demand from beyond Europe offering a boost to the continent's largest economy, which has teetered on the brink of recession in recent quarters. | Video

German conservative leader faces rebellion after election trouncing

28 Oct 2019

BERLIN German conservative leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Monday faced a rebellion by party members angry at a humiliating election result in eastern Thuringia state where the Christian Democrats (CDU) lost voters to both the far left and far right.

Alone before an invisible audience: German gunman lived online

11 Oct 2019

BERLIN The alleged perpetrator of Wednesday's gun attack on a German synagogue had few friends, but a clear idea of the internet audience he wanted to impress.

Alone before an invisible audience: German gunman lived online

11 Oct 2019

BERLIN The alleged perpetrator of Wednesday's gun attack on a German synagogue had few friends, but a clear idea of the internet audience he wanted to impress.

Gunman kills two in livestreamed attack at German synagogue

10 Oct 2019

BERLIN/HALLE, Germany A gunman who denounced Jews opened fire outside a German synagogue on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, and killed two people as he livestreamed his attack. | Video

ECB hawk Lautenschlaeger resigns amid policy backlash

26 Sep 2019

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Germany's appointee to the board of the European Central Bank, outspoken policy hawk Sabine Lautenschlaeger, has decided to step down, the ECB said on Wednesday, in what was likely to be seen as a further backlash against the latest stimulus measures.

EU's Barnier says it's hard to see Brexit solution

24 Sep 2019

UNITED NATIONS/BERLIN The European Union's Brexit negotiator said on Monday it was difficult to see a way to break the Brexit impasse as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand to drop an insurance policy for the Irish border was unacceptable.

WRAPUP 1-EU's Barnier says it's hard to see Brexit solution

23 Sep 2019

NEW YORK/BERLIN, Sept 23 The European Union's Brexit negotiator said on Monday it was difficult to see a way to break the Brexit impasse as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand to drop an insurance policy for the Irish border was unacceptable.

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