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Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy paper publishes final edition

By ZEN SOO and MATTHEW CHENG HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s sole remaining pro-democracy newspaper published its last edition Thursday after five editors and executives were arrested and millions of dollars in its assets were frozen as part of China’s increasing crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous city. The board of directors of Apple Daily parent company Next Media said in a statement Wednesday that the print and online editions would cease due to “the current circumstances prevailing in ...
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Hungary's authoritarian leader won't attend soccer game against Germany amid spat over his anti-LGBTQ law

Hungary's PM Orban and Slovakia's PM Matovic hold joint news conference in Budapest Reuters Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban canceled a trip to Munich for a Germany-Hungary soccer game. Orban is facing heavy criticism over an anti-LGBTQ law recently passed in Hungary. German soccer clubs plan to illuminate their stadiums with rainbow colors during the game. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hungary's authoritarian leader Viktor Orban canceled a trip to Muni...
Tags: Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Trends, Eu, European Union, Hungary, Munich, Associated Press, Uefa, Slovakia, Augsburg, Viktor Orban, Reiter, Orban, Germany Hungary


Libya talks set December date for national elections

Conference in Berlin also calls for phased withdrawal of all foreign forces from the countryForeign powers and Libya’s new interim government of national unity have called for nationwide elections on 24 December and the phased withdrawal of all foreign forces, starting with some mercenaries in a matter of days.There are thought to be as many as 20,000 foreign fighters in the country on both sides of its civil war, including Syrians under Turkish control, Turkish government forces, Russians in th...
Tags: Berlin, Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Libya, Wagner


Highland Film Unveils Pre-Cannes Tease of Bruce Willis-Starring ‘Gasoline Alley’ (EXCLUSIVE)

International distributors will get a first look at action thriller “Gasoline Alley” at the upcoming Cannes Market. The film, which stars Bruce Willis, Luke Wilson and Devon Sawa, is represented by Highland Film Group. The project was first announced at the European Film Market in Berlin, around the time that it was moving into production. […]
Tags: News, Berlin, Global, Markets & Festivals, Bruce Willis, Highland Film Group, Devon Sawa, Gasoline Alley, Cannes Market, Bruce Willis Luke Wilson


Russian gas pipeline vexes US charm offensive in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — The United States and Germany struggled Wednesday to resolve a major dispute over a Russian gas pipeline, even as the...
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Libyan Foreign Minister Cites Progress on Mercenaries in Berlin Talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush said there was progress on the issues of foreign mercenaries in the country and that "...
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U.S. Has No Better Friend in the World Than Germany - Blinken

BERLIN (Reuters) - The United States has no better partner in the world than Germany, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday."I...
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Germany Backs 2.7 Billion Euro Contract to Buy Two Thyssenkrupp Submarines - Source

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German parliament's budget committee on Wednesday approved a 2.7 billion contract to buy two submarines from Thyssenkrupp, a...
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Germany Backs 1.4 Billion Euro Purchase of Boeing Maritime Patrol Aircraft - Source

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German parliament's budget committee on Wednesday approved the 1.4 billion euro purchase of five Boeing P-8A maritime patrol...
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Germany's Merkel Criticises Hungary's Anti-LGBT Bill

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday criticised Hungary's planned new law to ban the dissemination of materials in...
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Merkel Says Pandemic Is Not Over, Germany Still on Thin Ice

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's coronavirus infection levels are encouraging but cases of the Delta variant are rising and the country should exercise...
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Merkel, Reuters Germany


Libya Berlin Talks to Focus on Elections and Foreign Forces

By Humeyra Pamuk and Joseph NasrBERLIN (Reuters) -Libya talks in Berlin on Wednesday will focus on ensuring a planned election goes ahead,...
Tags: Berlin, Humeyra Pamuk, Libya Berlin, Focus on Elections and Foreign Forces, Joseph NasrBERLIN Reuters Libya


Iran, World Powers Making Progress in Nuclear Talks - Germany's Maas

BERLIN (Reuters) - Iran and world powers have been making progress in talks to revive their 2015 nuclear accord but still have to overcome major...
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Iran, Reuters Iran, Maas


Blinken Says Nordstream 2 Is Russian Project That Undermines Ukraine

BERLIN (Reuters) - Nordstream 2 is a Russian geopolitical project that undermines the security of Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken...
Tags: Berlin, Ukraine, State, Blinken, Nordstream, Reuters Nordstream


German Cabinet Hikes Pandemic-Related Borrowing to 470 Billion Euros

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German cabinet approved a draft budget for next year with new debt of nearly 100 billion euros ($119 billion) to finance...
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Aircall raises $120 million for its cloud-based phone system

Aircall has raised a $120 million Series D round led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Following today’s funding round, the company has reached unicorn status, which means it has a valuation above $1 billion — this is the 16th French unicorn. The startup has been building a cloud-based phone system for call centers, support lines and sales teams. It integrates with Salesforce, HubSpot, Zendesk, Slack, Intercom and other popular CRM, support and communication systems. Aircall customers can creat...
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Explainer-Untangling the Crisis in Libya

TUNIS (Reuters) - Germany and the United Nations host an international conference on Libya in Berlin on Tuesday. On the agenda will be political...
Tags: Berlin, United Nations, Libya, Tunis, Reuters Germany


Berlin Expands Bike Lanes as COVID Cycling Boom Continues

BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin is making permanent the extra bike lanes it added during coronavirus lockdowns as it seeks to support the cycling boom...
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Volkswagen Sticks to 2021 Profit Margin Forecast Despite Chip Crunch

BERLIN (Reuters) - A global chip shortage that is hitting carmakers will not impact Volkswagen's profit 2021 forecast, the company said on Tuesday,...
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Turkey Needs Further Help Handling Syrian Refugees, EU's Von Der Leyen Says

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union should update its migration pact with Turkey, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on...
Tags: Berlin, Eu, European Union, Turkey, Reuters, Ursula von der Leyen, von der Leyen, Turkey European Commission


Merkel Urges UEFA to Act Responsibly for London Euro Matches

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on UEFA on Tuesday to act responsibly regarding plans to hold the final of the Euro 2020...
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Merkel Predicts 'Gigantic' German State Investment in Industry After Pandemic

BERLIN (Reuters) -The German state will have to invest "gigantic" sums in industry to remain competitive in hi-tech sectors, as the coronavirus...
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Germany's Merkel Sees 'Gigantic' Spending in Coming Years

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will in the next few years have to spend "gigantic" amounts to help it address environmental and technological...
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Austrian Online Tutoring Startup GoStudent Gains Valuation Boost

BERLIN (Reuters) - Austrian online tutoring startup GoStudent has raised 205 million euros ($244 million) in new funding to reach a valuation of...
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Germany Must Confront China on Human Rights Despite Trade, Says Industry

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany needs an honest discussion about how to deal with trading partners such as China and must not duck confrontation if red...
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Germany's Bike24 Seen Listing at 15 Euros a Share - Bookrunner

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Bike24 will likely price its flotation on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange at 15 euros ($17.85) per share, the bottom of...
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Daimler Wants to Produce Its Own Battery Cells - Business Insider

BERLIN (Reuters) - German carmaker Daimler AG wants to manufacture its own battery cells, Business Insider reported on Tuesday, citing company...
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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 300

WW 300 SEVERE TSTM NH NY VT 211710Z - 220100Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 300 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 110 PM EDT Mon Jun 21 2021 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Northern New Hampshire Central and Eastern New York Vermont * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 110 PM until 900 PM EDT. * Primary threats include... Scattered large hail likely with i...
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Italy’s PM says Euro 2020 final should be moved to Rome due to UK Covid rates

After Mario Draghi’s remarks, head of Italian football federation says they are not seeking to move matchItaly’s prime minister Mario Draghi has said he wants the final of the European football championships to be held in Rome rather than in London, because of Britain’s rising number of coronavirus infections.Asked during a news conference in Berlin if he was in favour of the move, Draghi said: “Yes … I will try to stop the final being held in a country where infections are rising quickly.” Con...
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EU warns anyone judged to be delaying Libya elections will risk sanctions

Message comes ahead of major UN meeting of foreign ministers in Berlin on WednesdayThe EU has warned that anyone judged to be delaying elections in Libya beyond the planned date of 24 December will be at risk of sanctions, ahead of a major meeting of foreign ministers intended to tighten the screw on those obstructing either elections or the withdrawal of foreign forces from the country.The meeting in Berlin will set our proposals for a coordinated and sequential withdrawal of foreign forces, pr...
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