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German Police Arrest Suspected Militants as Berlin Gears Up For Barack Obama's Visit.

Police arrested four suspected Islamists in dawn raids in Berlin

- TIME Magazine - US

Majority of Germans wouldn't support defending NATO allies in Russia conflict.

European approval of NATO is on the rise, according to a US study. Germans support the alliance too but in a conflict with Russia, only a minority would back defending a partner country. EURACTIV Germany reports.

- EurActive - UK

Lawmakers seek details of Trump-Deutsche Bank-Russia ties.

US lawmakers have demanded documents from German banking giant Deutsche Bank detailing its ties with President Donald Trump and his dealings with Russia.It was the latest twist in the high-stakes investigation...

- Expatica - NL

France, Germany agree to Trump's IS plan.

The two nations will agree to Donald Trump's plan for NATO to become more involved in the fight against Islamic State but some see the move as purely symbolic.

- SBS.com.au - AU

France, Germany to agree to NATO role against Islamic State: diplomats.

BRUSSELS/PARIS - France and Germany will agree to a U.S. plan for NATO to play a bigger role in the fight against Islamic militants at a meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday, but insist the move is purely symbolic, four senior European diplomats said.

- Reuters - US

Here we go again: Europe "shocked" by Manchester terrorism.

German Chancellor Merkel, champion of Muslim immigration to Europe, calls the attack "incomprehensible." Is it?

- Arutz Sheva - IL

German Lawmakers Scrap Turkey Trip Due To 'Pressure' From Ankara.

A visit by German lawmakers to Turkey this week has been cancelled due to "extreme pressure" from Ankara, a deputy parliament speaker says.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Islamist suspects detained in Berlin drug raids.

Nine men - four of them linked to the German capital's "violent Islamist" scene - are being held after multiple early morning raids. Police say they confiscated weapons, electronics and narcotics.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

As mainstream parties flounder, why aren't the Greens cashing in?.

A recent victory for the Dutch Greens belies a wider trend. Ahead of elections In Austria, France, Germany and the UK, the Greens are struggling to woo disaffected voters who have turned away from the center.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Democrats want Deutsche Bank info on Trump accounts.

US Democrats have asked German lender Deutsche Bank to provide detailed information about the loans it provided to Donald Trump when he was not yet US president and whether they were guaranteed by Russia.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

NATO will formally join anti-'Islamic State' coalition.

Members of the military alliance have agreed to formally join the coalition against the "Islamic State" extremist group. France and Germany were said to have greenlighted the "purely symbolic" plan.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

German lawmakers call off Turkey visit as row escalates

A German parliamentary delegation has cancelled a trip to Turkey after authorities there said that the group would be unwelcome. It's the latest row to hit increasingly strained relations between the NATO allies.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Researchers combine two advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques

Is it possible to watch at the level of single cells how fish embryos become trout, carp or salmon? Researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt have successfully combined two very advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques. The new high-resolution light microscope permits fascinating insights into a cell's interior.

- PhysOrg - NL

German parliamentary delegation visits Serbia

Serbian Prime Minister and President-elect Aleksandar Vucic has met with a delegation of the German parliament. They discussed "Serbia's European path, the situation in the region and the significance of bilateral relations with Germany and stability in the Western Balkans," Tanjug reported.

- B92 - SK

Manchester United loanee Guillermo Varela suspended by Eintracht Frankfurt after tattoo row

Uruguayan right-back to miss Saturday's DFB-Pokal final and will not have his season-long loan extended.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

'I owe it to this team': Arsenal's Per Mertesacker hoping to be 'absolutely ready' for FA Cup final

German defender made his first appearance of the season against Everton on Sunday .

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Germany calls for better EU market access to China

Germany calls for better EU market access to China...

- MENAFN - JO

Merkel convening Normandy Four summit – media

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for the leaders of Ukraine, France, and Russia to meet for another round of talks in the Normandy format on the settlement of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, according to Der Tagesspiegel.

- UNIAN - UA

Stoltenberg says Donbas fighting reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expects France and Germany to raise the issue of the implementation of Minsk agreements during the meeting of the Alliance leaders on Thursday, May 25, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels.

- UNIAN - UA

German MPs cancel Turkey visit after security detail dropped

German lawmakers cancelled a visit to Turkey where they had planned to talk to opposition lawmakers, governors and rights groups about last month's referendum, saying Ankara had refused to give them a security detail.

- The Daily Star - LB

France, Germany to agree to NATO role against ISIS: sources

France and Germany will agree to a U.S. plan for NATO to take a bigger role in the fight against Islamic militants at a meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday, but insist the move is purely symbolic, four senior European diplomats said

- The Daily Star - LB

Fin24.com | Samsung investigating Galaxy S8 'iris hack'

Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 device.

- Fin24 - SA

Cabinet approves Indo-German cooperation in alternative medicine

New Delhi, May 24 The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Joint Declaration of Intent between Germany and India regarding their cooperation in the sector of alternative medicine. The announcement was made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

- Yahoo! News - US

Shuttler Sindhu elected to BWF Athletes' Commission

Gold Coast , May 24 Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu on Wednesday became the second Indian after her compatriot Saina Nehwal to be inducted in the Badminton World Federation Athletes' Commission. Sindhu emerged the highest voted player in the BWF Athletes' Commission election that took place on the sidelines of the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

France, Germany to agree to NATO role against Islamic State: sources

BRUSSELS/PARIS - France and Germany will agree to a U.S. plan for NATO to take a bigger role in the fight against Islamic militants at a meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday, but insist the move is purely symbolic, four senior European diplomats said.

- Reuters - US

German police arrest suspected militants as Berlin gears up for Obama visit

BERLIN - Police arrested four suspected Islamists in dawn raids in Berlin on Wednesday as the German capital geared up for a long weekend of mass gatherings, capped by a joint appearance by Chancellor Angela Merkel and former U.S. president Barack Obama.

- Reuters - US

German speakers are more likely to be penny pinchers

ZURICH -- Once again, it's the German speakers who pinch their pennies.

- BangkokPost - TH

Heart of US base expansion effort in Europe gets new commander

The organization tasked with much of the work involved in building up and expanding logistical and training bases in Europe is under new leadership, as Col. John Baker took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Europe District from Col. Matthew Tyler Wednesday in a ceremony in Wiesbaden.

- Stars and Stripes - US

German parliament group scraps Turkey trip at last minute

A deputy speaker of Germany's parliament says a parliamentary delegation scrapped long-standing plans to visit Turkey after finding out at the last minute it couldn't hold talks with officials or visit the Turkish parliament building.

- FOX News - US

German prosecutor coordinates with US on Daimler diesel probe

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- Autoblog - US

Germany: No decision yet on relocating from Turkish air base

BERLIN " Germany's defense minister says no decision has been made whether to pull troops out of an air base in Turkey, but that there are alternatives.Ursula von der Leyen said Tuesday she has just visited an alternative base...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Germany: Committed to meeting NATO defense spending goals

BERLIN " Germany's defense minister says the country is committed to spending 2 percent of its gross domestic product on defense in keeping with its pledge to NATO..Ursula von der Leyen told reporters in Berlin on Tuesday that...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cannes: Gurinder Chadha, Paolo Sorrentino, Dany Boon Films Score Deals for Pathe

IFC has picked up Gurinder Chadha's “Viceroy House,” starring Hugh Bonneville and Gillian Anderson, from Pathe for U.S. release. The historic drama premiered at the Berlin Film Festival and the deal was announced in Cannes. Pathe also clinched a raft of deals on Paolo Sorrentino's anticipated “Loro” ...

- Variety - US

4,000 police to guard Barack Obama speech in Berlin

Security strengthened ahead of the Protestant Reformation celebrations.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

EurActiv: Majority of Germans wouldn’t support defending NATO allies in Russia conflict

European approval of NATO is on the rise, according to a US study. Germans support the alliance too but in a conflict with Russia, only a minority would back defending a partner country. The post EurActiv: Majority of Germans wouldn’t support defending NATO allies in Russia conflict appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

UNIAN: Stoltenberg says Donbas war reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expects France and Germany to raise the issue of the implementation of Minsk agreements during the meeting of the Alliance leaders on May 25, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. The post UNIAN: Stoltenberg says Donbas war reason NATO strengthening eastern flanks appeared ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

German MPs call off Turkey visit amid high tensions

BERLIN, May 24 — A German parliamentary delegation has called off a Turkey trip, saying today that Ankara had made clear they were not welcome amid a festering bilateral row. A foreign ministry spokesman said Berlin regrets and laments'...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Manchester: Europe Still 'Shocked, Shocked'

After hearing of the Manchester terrorist attack, politicians once more communicated their by now old-routine of "shock" and "grief" at the predictable outcome of their own policies. Most dumbfounding of all, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she

- Hudson New York - US

Why South Korea has the highest concentration of robots in the world

Humanoid robots are more than just sci-fi novelties in South Korea, which holds the top spot for the world's highest robot density - beating out China, Japan, Germany and the United States. Robot density refers to the ratio of industrial robots to employees. To maintain its lead, the South Korean government has

- VICE News - US

Five Ways for Europe to Set a Course Towards Progress and Growth

24 May 2017With some good economic news and a distracted Donald Trump, European leaders have a rare window to deliver on economic reforms. Dr Christopher Smart Twitter Whitehead Senior Fellow, US and the Americas Programme Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet in Berlin. ...

- Chatham House - UK

Five surprising ways holograms are revolutionising the world

Holograms could be used to create complex 3D brain models. ShutterstockWe seem to be fascinated by holograms or at least the promise of what they can do. Think the famous Princess Leia projection in Star Wars; holographic fashion shows in New York, Hamburg and Beijing; the massive success of synthetic pop star Hatsune Miku ...

- The Conversation - UK

Hells Angels prowl streets of Leipzig in hunt for kidnapped chihuahua

After a pet chihuahua went missing from the cabin of a truck in Leipzig at the start of May, 154 Hells Angels have offered to help find the dog, German media report.

- The Local - INT

German heavy metal fest builds beer pipeline to keep revellers pumped

The Wacken Open Air festival in northern Germany is constructing its very own beer pipeline to quench the thirst of its tens of thousands of head-banging visitors.

- The Local - INT

Berlin sets up toughest security yet for Obama visit during Church congress

Police in the capital have "thought through every scenario" as they prepare to keep visitors safe during Protestant Reformation celebrations, which include a visit by Barack Obama.

- The Local - INT

Prince Harry cut from German school exam over 'mumbly' English

The state of North Rhine-Westphalia has decided to cut a portion of an English exam with a speech by British Prince Harry after thousands of students complained that they could not understand him.

- The Local - INT

'There are no burqas here': Meet the head of the German Muslim Council

Politicians are whipping up fear about Muslim women wearing burqas for their own political advantage, says Aiman Mazyek, head of the Central Council of Muslims.

- The Local - INT

Study into east German racism outrages conservative politicians

A study into the causes of heightened right-wing extremism and xenophobia in formerly communist eastern Germany has sparked an angry backlash and charges of sloppy academic methods.

- The Local - INT

Germany's Gabriel sees 'deal' with China on e-car quota

Germany's top diplomat Sigmar Gabriel is expecting Beijing to relax its new rules on electric cars. After China announced strict e-car quotas, Berlin sought compromise to protect the interests of its powerful carmakers.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

German prosecutors to search Daimler offices in diesel probe

FRANKFURT, Germany " German automaker Daimler AG says prosecutors will search several of its offices in Germany as part of a preliminary investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emission controls.Daimler said Tuesday...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Romania detains 14 Syrian, Iraqi migrants

BERLIN " The Latest on migration issues in Europe :12:25 p.m.Romanian border police have detained 14 Syrian and Iraqi migrants in western Romania who are suspected of illegally trying to cross the border...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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