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Poland charges 11 over bizarre Auschwitz stunt.

Polish prosecutors on Saturday said they had pressed charges against 11 people who slaughtered a lamb and then stripped naked at the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.

- The Daily Star - LB

Who is Martin Schulz and should Angela Merkel be afraid of him?.

The September face-off between a policeman's son and a pastor's daughter could well prove to be a most keenly fought electoral battle in Berlin in decades among the Social Democrats and the ruli...

- The Hindu - IN

Germany's Schaeuble wins party endorsement for September election.

SINDELFINGEN, Germany - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, a key figure in Berlin's handling of the euro zone crisis and Greece's bailout programs, won a ringing endorsement from his conservative party on Saturday to stand in September's federal election.

- Reuters - US

Germany's Schaeuble wins party endorsement for Sept. election.

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, a key figure in Berlin's handling of the euro zone crisis and Greece's bailout programs, won a ringing endorsement from his conservative party on Saturday to stand in September's federal election.

- The Daily Star - LB

Hamilton holds off Vettel challenge to take Australian Grand Prix pole.

Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest ever lap at Albert Park to claim pole for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. The British driver held off the challenge of German Sebastian Vettel, who also starts on the front row.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Germany seek to continue perfect qualifying campaign in Azerbaijan.

His team haven't conceded since Euro 2016 and have a perfect World Cup qualifying record but coach Joachim Löw still wants more. An improving Azerbaijan hope to throw a spanner in the works on Sunday.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Conflict arises between Frankfurt rabbis and Chabad.

Frankfurt Jewish group severs ties with German city's Chabad over 'disrespect' and 'insults.'

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Germany's Schaeuble wins party endorsement for September election.

SINDELFINGEN, Germany - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, a key figure in Berlin's handling of the euro zone crisis and...

- Townhall.com - US

France and Germany Tell UK to Expect No Brexit Favours.

EU powerhouses France and Germany on Saturday warned Britain to expect no favours from Brussels once negotiations on the terms of Brexit finally get under way next week, writes The Local. British Prime Minister Theresa May, who decided not to attend the bloc's 60th anniversary summit in Rome, is due to formally notify ...

- Novinite - BG

German Travel Association contemplates to host next AGM in Sri Lanka.

Mar 25, Colombo: Norbert Fiebig, the president of the Deutscher Reise Verband also known as German Travel Association is very optimistic in hosting their next AGM in Sri Lanka with the participation of over 800 of their members, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Board said.

- ColomboPage.com - LK

Inside The Googleplex: Ominous Hype Aside, It's Just A Company.

A determined German college student networks his way into a personalized visit to the Googleplex

- Forbes.com - US

Patrick Kluivert threatened by criminal gang over nearly one million euros in unpaid betting debts

Former Dutch star Patrick Kluivert, currently director of football at French club Paris Saint-German, owed up to one million euros to a criminal gang after racking up debts betting on football, a Dutch newspaper said Sunday. The post Patrick Kluivert threatened by criminal gang over nearly one million euros in unpaid ...

- Firstpost - IN

Fired up' Ferrari in the hunt, says Vettel

MELBOURNE, March 25 — Sebastian Vettel has seen a number of false dawns since crossing to Ferrari but the German could see good times ahead for the 'scuderia' after putting his car on the front row of the Australian Grand Prix today....

- The Malay Mail - MY

McCain Calls For Tillerson To Be Given A Team At The State Department

BERLIN — U.S. Sen. John McCain is urging President Donald Trump to nominate a team of senior officials at the State Department to back up new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

- TPM News - US

Can Lars Windhorst Get Lucky? Trouble Looms Again For Investing Whiz

Lars Windhorst, onetime German entrepreneurial whiz kid, has twice bounced back from bankruptcy. Now, Mr. Windhorst is on the edge again. His Sapinda Group is selling assets after running out of cash and getting sued by several creditors.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Lessons From the Deadliest Chemical War

Paul Iddon Security, Why didn't World War II go 'chemical'?  Since the end of World War I, the only substantial chemical attacks in warfare have occurred in East Asia and the Middle East. Japan poisoned Chinese troops with gas in the 1930s. Egypt dumped poison gas on Yemen in the 1960s, and Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein ...

- The National Interest - US

France and Germany tell UK to expect no Brexit favours

EU powerhouses France and Germany on Saturday warned Britain to expect no favours from Brussels once negotiations on the terms of Brexit finally get under way next week.

- The Local - INT

McCain calls for Tillerson to be given team at US State Dept

BERLIN " U.S. Sen. John McCain is urging President Donald Trump to nominate a team of senior officials at the State Department to back up new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

EU transport chief calls for European car toll system

BERLIN " The European Union's transport commissioner is calling for a continentwide car toll system that would enable motorists to use all European roads without having to stop at borders.Many countries in the 28-nation EU...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Lord Heseltine claims Brexit delivers Europe to Germany; Berlin lost the war and won peace'

The UK is handing control of Europe's destiny to Germany by leaving the EU, Lord Heseltine has claimed. The Tory peer, sacked as a government adviser after defying the whip over Brexit, said the Germans had lost World War Two but the UK was now giving them the opportunity to win the peace'.

- MercoPress - FK

McCain calls for Tillerson to be given team at US State Dept

BERLIN — U.S. Sen. John McCain is urging President Donald Trump to nominate a team of senior officials at the State Department to back up new...

- Townhall.com - US

EU transport chief calls for European car toll system

BERLIN — The European Union's transport commissioner is calling for a continentwide car toll system that would enable motorists to use all...

- Townhall.com - US

Bulgarians Living Abroad Should Fill in Declarations If They Are Not Included in the Electoral Rolls

Bulgarian citizens living abroad who want to cast their ballots at the March 26 early elections, but were not included in the electoral rolls, should fill in the necessary declarations at the polling stations, announced BNR. The Central Election Commission has assured that the section election commissions have been ...

- Novinite - BG

Germany blocked Russian hacking attacks in 2016

Germany last year warded off two cyber attacks by APT28, a top official said Friday, referring to a Russian hacking group also dubbed "Fancy Bear" that experts say successfully targeted Hillary Clinton's US election campaign.

- BDNews24 - BD

'Fired up' Ferrari in the hunt, says Vettel

MELBOURNE - Sebastian Vettel has seen a number of false dawns since crossing to Ferrari but the German could see good times ahead for the 'scuderia' after putting his car on the front row of the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Germany aim to 'ruthlessly' extend record run

Record-breaking Germany face Azerbaijan on Sunday.

- Daily Nation - KE

Lord Heseltine claims Brexit delivers Europe to Germany; "Berlin lost the war and won peace"

The UK is handing control of Europe's destiny to Germany by leaving the EU, Lord Heseltine has claimed. The Tory peer, sacked as a government adviser after defying the whip over Brexit, said the Germans had lost World War Two but the UK was now giving them the "opportunity to win the peace".

- MercoPress - FK

The EU is seeking post-Brexit unity by going back to its roots at Rome

Tony Gentile/Reuters PhotosROME — Sixty years ago, Britain shunned a meeting in Rome where six war-scarred neighbors founded what became the EU; on Saturday, it is again absent, this time from a somber birthday party as it quits a bloc which now embraces most of Europe. It might have been a modestly hopeful summit to mark ...

- Business Insider - US

Merkel gets early election test with Saarland state poll

Germany's "super election year" of 2017 will soon be underway: State parliamentary elections will be held on Sunday in the German state of Saarland. Suddenly, everyone has their eye on Germany's smallest state.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Tillerson to meet with NATO members in Brussels

US envoy Rex Tillerson has reversed his decision not to attend a NATO meeting in Brussels. The announcement came as German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen called on the US to acknowledge Berlin's contributions.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Australian court finds man guilty of assaulting female backpackers

A court in southern Australia has found the man guilty of assault and kidnapping, but cleared him of attempted murder. The two backpackers, one of whom was German, had met the man online.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

The Latest: Germany mindful of tone with smaller EU nations

ROME " The Latest on the European Union summit :10:20 a.m.Germany's foreign minister says that his country must be careful not to be seen as lecturing smaller European Union countries, despite calls for a...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

German tourists believed to have died in Te Anau crash

Two men killed in a horror collision with a tour bus in Southland were German tourists, police say.

- Stuff - NZ

Sri Lanka's Pan Asia Coloured Yarns awarded OekoTex Standard 100 and ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Mar 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's leading producer of Polyester and Nylon Yarn, Pan Asia Coloured Yarns was awarded the highest grade of OekoTex Standard 100 certification following a series of stringent tests carried out at the Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute, Germany.

- ColomboPage.com - LK

Commemorative sculpture unveiled on the second anniversary of the crash of flight 4U9525

Today, two years after the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525, a sculpture has been unveiled in Le Vernet in the French Alps as a memorial to those who lost their lives.

- eTurboNews - US

9 days only until loop: International luxury hotels show up in Frankfurt

They are sitting on packed suitcases.

- eTurboNews - US

Summer Timetable 2017: Frankfurt Airport features new airlines and growing seat capacity this summer

Frankfurt Airport's new Summer Timetable 2017 – which goes into effect on Sunday, March 26 – features 96 scheduled passenger airlines flying to 299 destinations in 97 countries.

- eTurboNews - US

Is Germany Getting Ready to Build Its Very Own Stealth Fighter?

Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Is Berlin going to build a 5th generation fighter?  Germany and Airbus Defense and Space are working on the initial stages of a new program to replace Berlin's long-serving fleet of the Panavia Tornado bombers and complement the Luftwaffe's Eurofighter Typhoon air superiority fighters. The ...

- The National Interest - US

AffinityAnswers Expands to Germany, UK; AppsFlyer's New Analysis Tool; SourceMedia Adds Data-Driven Products; Ad Serving, Direct Deals & OTT Drive SpotX's Growth; Jenny Jones Joins Telmar NA

AffinityAnswers Expands to The UK and Germany. AffinityAnswers, which created the first platform for predictive branding - achieved through proprietary mutual affinity algorithms that measure active social engagement data across 60,000 brands and 400 million people worldwide, announced it has expanded its offerings to the ...

- Adotas - US

Live comedy cooking show to be filmed at Germano's this weekend

A live show that blends comedy, singing and cooking is filming at Germano’s Piattini on Friday and Saturday night this weekend. The Cabaret at Germano’s will host the “Wiseguy Musical Comedy Live Show,” an interactive dinner show that centers on Vincent Fiore, known as the Wiseguy Chef. During...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Dogs can sniff out breast cancer from a bandage, in possible revolutionary technique for poor countries

Dogs can sniff out cancer from a piece of cloth that has touched the breast of a woman with a tumor, researchers said Friday, announcing the results of an unusual but promising diagnostic trial. With just six months of training, a pair of German shepherds became 100 percent accurate as breast cancer spotters, the team The ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Beach sex attacker convicted in Australia backpacker case

A man accused of attacking two young backpackers in a harrowing ordeal at a remote Australian beach was Saturday found guilty of kidnapping and assault but cleared of attempted murder. The 60-year-old, whose identity was suppressed by the South Australian Supreme Court, was on trial for sexually assaulting a Brazilian woman ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

FA pursues 'disrespectful' England fans after Germany friendly

England's football authorities are still working with the police to identify the national team's supporters who were involved in disrespectful and disappointing' behaviour during Wednesday's international against Germany in Dortmund. English FA officials are liaising with the UK Football Policing Unit as they review video ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Eric Dier wants England fans to be 'respectful'

Dier played the full match in Germany.

- Daily Nation - KE

Robots could take over 38% of U.S. jobs within about 15 years, report says

More than a third of U.S. jobs could be at high risk' of automation by the early 2030s, a percentage that's greater than in Britain, Germany and Japan, according to a report released Friday. The analysis, by accounting and consulting firm PwC, emphasized that its estimates are based on the anticipated...

- Los Angeles Times - US

DJ Dillon Francis Lands Interview Series With TBS Digital

DJ Dillon Francis has landed his own interview series on TBS Digital. TBS Digital has ordered seven parts for the comedic series, titled “One Deeper Talks,” in which Francis , as his German deep house alter ego known as DJ Hanzel , will sit down with renowned DJs to chat about a variety of topics....

- Variety - US

Merkel plays anti-terror card as German election year kicks off

Angela Merkel's party is attacking her political opponents as weak on fighting terrorism and crime as the German chancellor seeks to blunt her main challenger's momentum in a state vote this weekend.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Infineon raises 2017 outlook on stronger automotive microchip orders

German chipmaker Infineon raised its outlook for the second quarter and for its 2017 financial year, citing better-than-expected orders for the chips it makes for cars.

- Automotive News - US

Germany Chancellor Merkel: We Should Await Referendum

Concerning Turkey's accession to the EU, German Chancellor Merkel has said, We should await the vote on the referendum in Turkey and everything else.'.

- Bianet - TR

Germany's Iconic Gummy Bear Will Be 'Made in USA' - in 2020

Bonn-based Haribo, which invented the gummy bear nearly a century ago, said Friday it would open a U.S. factory in Wisconsin in 2020. Haribo, founded in 1920, has been in the U.S. since 1982 with a sales operation, and is already the top seller of gummy bears in the country, but says it wants to grow further. Company head ...

- Voice of America - US

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