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German investors look overseas for opportunities

Sluggish growth and policy shifts drive companies abroad while government reins in public spending Asia homepage

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German recession fears rise

Biggest fall in industrial output in more than five years Asia homepage

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German factory orders tumble

Geopolitical shocks and the stagnant eurozone economy hit demand Asia homepage

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German privacy watchdog tells Google to restrict use of data

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A German data protection watchdog told Google Inc on Tuesday to seek users' permission for creating data profiles from its various services, adding to pressure on the U.S. technology giant in Europe over its privacy policy. "Google … Continue reading

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German privacy watchdog tells Google to restrict use of data

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A German data protection watchdog told Google Inc on Tuesday to seek users' permission for creating data profiles from its various services, adding to pressure on the U.S. technology giant in Europe over its privacy policy. "Google … Continue reading

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German Jews are ‘a miracle’ says Merkel

Old prejudices survive and new grievances smoulder Asia homepage

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German courts uphold ban on Uber ride-share service

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Courts in Berlin and Hamburg upheld bans on online transportation service Uber on Friday, saying the company did not comply with German laws on the carriage of passengers. U.S. start-up Uber had appealed against the bans in … Continue reading

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German union calls strikes again at Amazon warehouses

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Workers at German warehouses of online retailer Amazon.com took strike action again on Monday as labor union Verdi pressed its demands in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Verdi said in a statement it had called … Continue reading

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German brothers to make billions from Rocket e-commerce empire

By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – Oliver Samwer and his brothers Marc and Alexander are on the brink of becoming Germany’s newest billionaires with the flotations of Rocket Internet and the European online fashion site Zalando it helped launch in … Continue reading

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German Growth Prospects – The ECB And Russian Gas

By Colin Lloyd: Last week I started researching the risks to German growth of a gas embargo by Russia. This could become a reality if the geo-political situation in the Ukraine should deteriorate further. Before I could put pen to … Continue reading

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