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Bodies of Missing Germans Found in Afghanistan

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 5:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan authorities say the bodies of two Germans who disappeared last month while hiking in the Hindu Kush mountains north of Kabul have been found. Police chief of Parwan province, Sher Ahmad Maladani, said a rescue team found the bullet-riddled bodies late Monday in a remote area near the Salang Pass. German Foreign Minister Guido […]

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Bodies of Missing Germans Found in Afghanistan

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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A provincial governor in Afghanistan says the bodies of two German citizens who were reported missing in the northern province of Parwan last month have been found. Baseer Salangi said the bodies were found Monday. Additional details about the discovery were not immediately available. German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle had said his government was following […]

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Bodies of Missing Germans Found in Afghanistan

Posted September 5th, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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A provincial governor in Afghanistan says the bodies of two German citizens who were reported missing in the northern province of Parwan last month, have been found. Baseer Salangi said the bodies were found Monday. Additional details about the discovery were not immediately available. German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle had said his government was following […]

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Kosovar Admits Killing 2 US Airmen, Wounding 2 Others

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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A 21-year-old man from Kosovo went on trial in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday and confessed to killing two U.S. Air Force personnel and wounding two others earlier this year. Arid Uka admitted his guilt and apologized on the opening day of his trial, saying he had been influenced by Islamist propaganda. He added that he could […]

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Kosovar Admits Killing 2 US Airmen, Wounding 2 Others

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 8:10 am (UTC-5)
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A 21-year old man from Kosovo went on trial in Frankfurt, Germany Wednesday and confessed to killing two U.S. Air Force personnel and wounding two others earlier this year. Arid Uka admitted his guilt and apologized on the opening day of his trial, saying he had been influenced by Islamist propaganda. He added that he […]

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German Trial Starts for Accused US Airmen Shooter

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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A 21-year old Kosovo man goes on trial in Frankfurt, Germany Wednesday for allegedly killing two U.S. Air Force personnel earlier this year. German prosecutors charged Arid Uka with two counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder for the March 2 attack at Frankfurt airport. Uka was employed at the airport at the […]

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Germany’s Merkel in Croatia to Promote Economic Cooperation

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor met in Zagreb Monday to discuss economic cooperation and European Union membership prospects for the Balkan region. Speaking after the meeting, Ms. Merkel praised Croatia for its efforts to become the EU’s 28th member state and said she was impressed by what the country has […]

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Germany Cuts Its Deficit Forecast

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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Germany’s Finance Ministry revised its deficit forecast Monday from 2.5 percent to 1.5 percent of gross domestic product this year. The drop would meet the Maastricht 3-percent deficit limit requirement two years ahead of schedule. German tax revenue grew nearly 10 percent in July from a year ago. The Finance Ministry says the forecast means […]

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Germany Cuts Its Deficit Forecast

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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Germany’s Finance Ministry revised its deficit forecast Monday from 2.5 percent to 1.5 percent of gross domestic product this year. The drop would meet the Maastricht 3-percent deficit limit requirement two years ahead of schedule. German tax revenue grew nearly 10 percent in July to 9.9 percent from a year ago. The Finance Ministry says […]

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Merkel to Visit 3 Balkan Countries Next Week

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is scheduled to visit Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro next week to discuss regional issues and the Balkan countries’ ties with the European Union. Ms. Merkel is due in Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, on Monday. A German government spokesman said she will meet with Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor and President Ivo Josipovic. Croatia […]

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