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European powers urge dialogue, end to escalation in Iran nuclear crisis

14 July 2019, 8:39 PM

Three key European powers on Sunday called for dialogue and an end to the escalation over Iran’s nuclear programme, as tensions further intensified between Tehran and the United States (US).

EU’s Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen

4 July 2019, 4:08 PM

The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc’s executive after some in the assembly criticised her nomination.

Stina Blackstenius scores Sweden into victory against Germany

30 June 2019, 7:33 AM

Stina Blackstenius scored the winner as Sweden came from behind to stun old rivals Germany on Saturday and set up a women’s World Cup semi-final against the Netherlands, who reached the last four for the first time.


BMW vows to rev up electric car rollout

25 June 2019, 6:41 PM

German high-end carmaker BMW said Tuesday it would accelerate plans to introduce new electric models, as the whole industry comes under pressure to meet strict emissions regulations.

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Climate activists blockade cruise ship in German port

10 June 2019, 12:25 PM

Climate activists using small boats and climbing equipment blockaded a cruise ship for six hours in a German harbour to protest against its carbon emissions, police said on Monday.



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