Two killed in shooting in Germany's Halle, one suspect arrested

Politics 19:34, 9.Oct 2019 11

Two people were killed in a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle on Wednesday, two others were seriously wounded and police said they had detained one person. A synagogue and a Turkish restaurant were targeted, local media and witnesses said.

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Airlines accused of ramping up prices after Thomas Cook collapse

Politics 20:00, 23.Sep 2019 13

Holidaymakers say Jet2 has doubled or trebled cost of some flights in wake of rival’s demise

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Angela Merkel's new slogan is «Germany First

Politics 16:45, 10.Mar 2019 175

In Germany, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the state will have to develop a longer-term industrial strategy in order to survive in global competition.

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Donald Trump era begins with Obamacare rollback and missile defence orders

Politics 13:39, 21.Jan 2017 487

Donald Trump has begun his presidency with a series of seismic policy interventions starting the repeal of former president Barack Obama’s healthcare policies, initiating a new US missile defence system and ushering in a new period of American protectionism.

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Trump Budget Nominee Did Not Pay Taxes for Employee

Politics 09:39, 19.Jan 2017 502

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump’s choice for White House budget director failed to pay more than $15,000 in payroll taxes for a household employee, he admitted in a statement to the Senate Budget Committee, the sort of tax compliance issue that has derailed cabinet nominees in the past.

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Hunt for attacker after sole suspect released

Politics 12:23, 21.Dec 2016 361

Police released the only detained suspect on Tuesday, saying there was no evidence to link him to the attack. 

They now say more than one suspect may be on the run, possibly armed, and security has been stepped up in the German capital.


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Time To Slow Down Politics

Politics 19:27, 14.Nov 2016 543

Consider the adjectives we use to describe our history, none of them passive: many of the colonists were “fleeing” religious persecution; the Salem witch trials were a “rush” to judgment; and all our “revolutions,” industrial, cultural and political.

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