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Sub that vanished with 44 crew found after a year

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A submarine which went missing a year ago with 44 sailors on board has been found, the Argentinian navy has said. The ARA San Juan disappeared on 15 November 2017, prompting an international search which included assistance from the UK and US. Argentina said early on Saturday that the vessel has been discovered about 2,600ft Read More

German transport minister wants to welcome Uber, others by 2021

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FILE PHOTO: German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer addresses a news conference in Berlin, Germany, November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch BERLIN (Reuters) – Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer wants to open the German market to car pooling services offered by Uber and other companies by 2021, Focus magazine reported Saturday. Scheuer told Focus in an interview that Read More

European chipmakers see new growth drivers to weather volatile demand

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BARCELONA (Reuters) – European chipmakers tried to play down market concerns about a potential slowdown in global demand at an investor conference in Barcelona this week, striking an upbeat tone on orders from car and smartphone makers. Recent price falls due to weaker demand for memory chips and a build-up of inventory levels have led Read More

Europe 5G network buildout to trigger deals, won't bust capex budgets

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BARCELONA (Reuters) – The launch of fifth-generation mobile services across Europe looks set to trigger a wave of infrastructure deals as telecoms companies seek ways to upgrade their networks without busting their strained capital budgets. People speak before the first demonstration of the technology 5G in Lisbon, Portugal June 4, 2018. Picture taken June 4, Read More

EU army: Will it be easy for Europe to get rid of American political diktat?

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The creation of a European army would be a boon for Russia-EU relations, various military experts have told RT. It would mean getting rid of the US political diktat – and that’s why Washington will not allow it. Were the European Union to create an army of its own, as French President Emmanuel Macron and Read More

Argentine military sub San Juan missing for 1 year found deep in Atlantic, military confirms

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The submarine ARA San Juan that vanished in the Atlantic over a year ago with 44 sailors on board has finally been detected at a depth of 800 meters, the Argentine military has confirmed. The ARA San Juan was discovered by Ocean Infinity, an American company contracted by the Argentine military to lead the search Read More

Too little, too late? Merkel comes to Chemnitz to ease ethnic tensions, but faces mass protest

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel finally visited the eastern German city of Chemnitz, more than two months after massive right-wing protests there. However, twenty times as many people came to protest against her than to see her. In late August, the city of Chemnitz witnessed a surge of anti-immigrant sentiment after the fatal stabbing of a Read More

‘Germany can’t accept being treated like an occupied country’ – Former Chancellor Schroeder

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Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder didn’t mince his words about the incumbent US Ambassador to his country Richard Grenell, saying the US envoy’s treatment of the host country was insulting. Speaking with Reuters about Grenell, the veteran German politician said the ambassador’s actions suggested that he believed Germany to be occupied by America. We can’t Read More

Outrage as members of Merkel party’s youth wing filmed singing ‘Nazi-era’ song

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The Christian Democrats’ youth wing was filmed yelling out a song sung by Wehrmacht soldiers in the 1930s, causing quite a stir in Germany and an accusation of getting closer to the far-right. Over a dozen members of the Junge Union (young Union), CDU party’s youth wing, has been filmed singing the ‘Westerwald Song’ in Read More

Europe has economic woes of its own beyond Brexit

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Business and City folk who spend much time travelling, when asked about how the rest of Europe looks at the Brexit issue, report two key trends. The first, understandably enough, is that Europeans cannot stop laughing at the ineptitude of Britain’s political class or shaking their heads in disbelief at the way one of the Read More