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80-Year-Old Hermit Doesn't Want To Lose Nazi-Looted Artworks

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts

BERLIN (AP) — The president of the World Jewish Congress is criticizing as "irresponsible" demands by German prosecutors to quickly return many artw...

German Government Knew About Massive Art Trove Nearly Two Years Ago

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 11.16.2013 | Arts

BERLIN (AP) — The German government knew for 19 months that a huge trove of art, possibly including works stolen by the Nazis, had been found in Bav...

Workers Spend Insane Amount Of Day Just Dealing With Email

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

You've got way too much mail. Office workers spend an average of 2.6 hours per day reading and answering emails, according to a survey conducted by...

IMF: U.S. Growth So Sluggish, Fed Needs To Keep Easy Money Flowing

Bloomberg | Rainer Buergin | Posted 06.11.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON: The U.S. economy is recovering at such a sluggish pace that the Federal Reserve needs to keep an easy monetary policy in place while t...

German Minister Quits Amid Plagiarism Scandal

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Germany's popular defense minister resigned Tuesday amid a deepening scandal over plagiarism allegations that threatened to become a li...

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, Targeted By Stalker

Telegraph | Allan Hall in Berlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, was the target of a stalker who sent her a string of love letters and attempted to break into her home. The man...

Is Germany's Government Headed For Collapse?

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was only eight months ago that Angela Merkel was re-elected German Chancellor amid buoyant approval ratings and the giddy promise offered by a new ...

86 Percent Of Germans Dissatisfied With Government

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A new survey finds that 86 percent of Germans are dissatisfied with Angela Merkel's government and the chancellor's own popularity has ...