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Germany says will deny entry to some Russian Night Wolves bikers

BERLIN - Germany will block some members of an ultra-nationalist Russian motorcycle club from entering the country, government sources said on Saturday, a day after Poland also announced an entry ban for the group which is blacklisted by the United States.

Greece not playing a game of chicken on debt - Kotzias

NEW YORK - Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Friday he respects Germany just not German politics, nor the way Berlin views Greece's economy, which faces the prospect of running out of money if it cannot agree to new bailout terms with creditors.

Greece 24 Apr 2015

As Armenia marks 1915 massacre, Berlin calls it genocide

YEREVAN - Armenia marked the centenary on Friday of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide. | Video

World, 24 Apr 2015

As Armenia marks 1915 massacre, Berlin calls it genocide

YEREVAN - Armenia marked the centenary on Friday of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide. | Video

World, 24 Apr 2015

Deutsche Bank fined record $2.5 billion over rate rigging

LONDON/NEW YORK - U.S. and British authorities fined Deutsche Bank $2.5 billion, accused Germany's largest lender of obstructing regulators and ordered it to fire seven employees in the eighth global settlement of alleged benchmark interest rate rigging. | Video

German regulator to finish own probe into Deutsche by June

FRANKFURT - Germany's financial watchdog is expected to finish its own investigation into the activities of Deutsche Bank's traders in May or June and a supervisory source said it would incorporate the findings of authorities in the United States and Britain.

Senior member of German Eurosceptic AfD quits over shift to the right

BERLIN - A senior member of Germany's Eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) resigned from its board on Thursday, in protest at the up-and-coming party's shift further to the right.

World, 23 Apr 2015

'A low fix today old bean': Deutsche's casual requests to rig the market

LONDON - Deutsche Bank traders sent casual messages to colleagues politely asking them to rig global interest rate benchmarks, as a six-year criminal campaign of fraud became routine practice at Germany's biggest bank, British regulators said on Thursday.

VW eyes budget car cooperation with Great Wall: Manager Magazin

BERLIN - German carmaker Volkswagen is considering cooperating with China's Great Wall on a new budget model, Germany's Manager Magazin reported on Wednesday, citing company sources.

China, 22 Apr 2015

Republican Jeb Bush to visit Germany, Estonia, Poland

WASHINGTON - Republican Jeb Bush will visit three U.S. allies, Germany, Poland and Estonia, in early June to get a first-hand view of European economic and security challenges as he explores a run for his party's presidential nomination in 2016, a Bush aide said on Monday.

Politics, 20 Apr 2015
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Nepal quake victims still stranded, PM says toll could be 10,000

JHARIBAR/SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nepal - People stranded in remote villages and towns across Nepal were still waiting for aid and relief to arrive on Tuesday, four days after a devastating earthquake destroyed buildings and roads and killed more than 4,600 people. | Video