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Cyprus gets a hard line from Germany

Mar 22, 2013
The BBC's Steve Evans in Berlin discuses how Germany and its upcoming elections figure into the situation in Cyprus.
Posted In: cyprus, Germany, Angela Merkel
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No tax, no bailout? A worst case scenario for Cyprus

Mar 20, 2013
Cyprus is in turmoil following the decision last night by its parliament to reject a bailout plan from the eurozone. The plan entailed a one-off tax of up to 10 percent on Cypriot bank accounts.
Posted In: cyprus, Europe debt crisis, Germany, Eurozone
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Germany asks: Should we have a minimum wage?

Feb 27, 2013
As the federal minimum wage has become a big topic of debate in the U.S., German politicians are in their own heated dispute over whether to have a minimum wage at all.
Posted In: minimum wage, Germany
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Which country depends most on exports?

Feb 11, 2013
Find out which country exports 56 percent of its GDP each year.
Posted In: exports, South Korea, China, Germany
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It's lunch time... let's DANCE!

Feb 1, 2013
Lunch is a necessary part of any workday. But often people return to work feeling sleepier than when they left. Well, there's a new way to beat that post-lunch laziness in Berlin -- hit the dance floor!
Posted In: Germany, lunch, dancing
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German gold goes home -- Here's why

Jan 17, 2013
Germany announced this week that it's planning to repatriate much of the gold that its been keeping in reserves in the U.S. and France.
Posted In: gold, Germany
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GM looks to close German autoplant

Nov 29, 2012
Strong unions and labor laws have kept struggling carmakers from cutting plants in Germany, but that may be about to change.
Posted In: Germany, Europe, Auto, GM
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German economy begins to feel recession pressure

Nov 15, 2012
Europe has officially slipped back into recession. Growth in Germany -- widely considered to have a relatively healthy economy -- has slowed as well.
Posted In: Germany, Greece, recession, euro
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Across Europe, workers synchronize strikes against austerity

Nov 14, 2012
Millions of workers went on strike across Europe today in protest against public spending cuts. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, car factories and ports have been shut, and rail services disrupted.
Posted In: Greece, spain, Germany, austerity
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Some Germans want to see gold stored in U.S.

Nov 8, 2012
Germany stores $80 billion in gold in New York. Some in Germany are clamoring to inspect it and possibly bring it back to Europe.
Posted In: Germany, gold

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