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Germany wants 'trust restored' after US spy report

The German government wants "trust restored" with the United States following reports that American intelligence agencies bugged European Union offices, and has invited the U.S. ambassador in Berlin to the ...

Jul 01, 2013
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EU, Merkel to raise NSA program with US officials

Senior European Union officials will question their American counterparts about previously undisclosed U.S. surveillance programs during a trans-Atlantic ministerial meeting in Dublin starting Thursday.

Jun 10, 2013
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Germany shelves 'fracking' draft law for now

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Tuesday dropped plans for a draft law on "fracking" for the time being amid concerns by some coalition allies about the oil and gas extraction technique, ...

Jun 04, 2013
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Tablets, smartphones drive German IT market higher

A booming market for smartphones and tablet computers was expected to drive the German IT sector higher in 2013, although growth was slowing slightly, said industry lobby BITKOM on the eve of the world's ...

Mar 04, 2013
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Germany 'to approve fracking with conditions'

The German government is prepared to give the go-ahead to the revolutionary oil and gas technique of "fracking" in Germany, but under certain conditions, according to a ministry paper obtained by AFP on Tuesday.

Feb 26, 2013
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Merkel cautious on 'fracking' in Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday expressed caution over whether the revolutionary oil and gas technique of "fracking" could be introduced in Germany, saying public safety was the main concern.

Feb 20, 2013
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Google hits back against German copyright law

Google launched an Internet campaign in Germany on Tuesday aiming to drum up public support against a proposed law that would force the search engine to pay publishers for content offered on the site.

Nov 27, 2012
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