Merkel: US No Longer ‘Automatically’ Plays Role of Europe’s Defender

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Speaking before the lower house of parliament in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated on Wednesday that the US will no longer defend Europe automatically and that the latter should make more efforts to defend itself. “Europe is … Read More

Is Germany edging toward recession?

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Fresh figures suggest that Europe’s biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it. Western Europe hasn’t … Read More

The UK, German and Italian economies are all tanking at the same time

posted in: European Union, News

| Business Insider –Three of Europe’s largest economies are under threat of recession, which could spell a crisis across Europe. –Dozens of companies in Germany have turned to “short-time” work — cutting employee hours — a canary in the coal … Read More

Economic clouds gather over Germany

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Stormy times ahead for the eurozone’s economic powerhouse? -Getty Images Concerns are growing over the strength of Germany’s economy – the largest in the eurozone – following the release of more gloomy official figures. Industrial production in April fell by … Read More

Economic clouds gather over Germany

posted in: Germany, News

Stormy times ahead for the eurozone’s economic powerhouse? -Getty Images Concerns are growing over the strength of Germany’s economy – the largest in the eurozone – following the release of more gloomy official figures. Industrial production in April fell by … Read More

Germany’s Policy Choices Are Hastening The Decline Of NATO

German soldiers take a rest on a Leopard2 A6 tank during the NATO military exercise ‘Iron Wolf 2017’ at Stasenai, 80 miles west-north of Vilnius, Lithuania, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis) Much has been written over the last two … Read More

‘Verdammt’: Just when you thought the worst was over, Germany’s economy moved dangerously close to falling ‘over the edge’ into recession

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Wikimedia Commons Germany’s economy avoided a recession at the end of 2018, and analysts expected to see improvement this year. But the picture likely got worse at the start of 2019, according to data released Friday. The Ifo Institute for … Read More

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