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Hooligans vs Salafists: Battlefield Germany

Protests staged by hard-line football fans and right-wing extremists in Cologne last Sunday have alarmed both police and policymakers in Germany. What was supposed to be a peaceful demonstration against Islamist Salafists turned violent, and authorities now fear it could be the start of a proxy war fought on the streets of Germany. Read more ...

via Dw
30 Oct 2014

German publishers vs. Google

Newspapers find it difficult to make money online, and German publishers are no exception. They want Google to pay for displaying their articles. But the attempt has backfired. Read more ...

via Dw
30 Oct 2014

A bit of protest

VIKTOR ORBAN has finally hit a speed bump. The popular Hungarian prime minister had been on an unstoppable roll this year, winning a two-thirds majority in [...] Read more ...

via Economist
30 Oct 2014

Article Viewer

Open Europe is the leading voice for sweeping reform in Europe. The independent think tank has offices in London, Brussels, and a partner organisation in Berlin [...] Read more ...

via Openeurope
30 Oct 2014

When is making fun of faith permitted?

A comedian might say it's his job to make fun of everything and everybody under the sun - the more wicked, the better. In Germany, a debate has broken out after a Muslim citizen filed suit over a comedian's jokes. Read more ...

via Dw
30 Oct 2014

Roubini Global Economics

Nouriel Roubini and his team of analysts offer independent, global macro-strategy research. Roubini Global Economics highlights how macroeconomic and market signals can impact investment decisions. Read more ...

via Roubini
30 Oct 2014

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0.1 0.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 : : -0.5 : : Eurostat Q2/2013 -0.5 0.6 -0.4 5.0 46.8 0.0 1.3 -0.3 6.6 -6.7 -0.3 5.3 0.0 -0.1 0.1 1.0 0.8 0.1 13.1 -0.4 -0.4 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.8 -1.1 7.0 -8.3 : : -0.1 : EU current account balance, seasonally adjusted, as % of GDP EU28 EA18 3% 2% 1% 0% -1% -2% -3% -4% Balance of payments euro-indicators for the EU28 and the eur [...] Read more ...

via Europa
30 Oct 2014