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Who gets the big pay raises, Germany’s workers or CEOs?

The squeeze on incomes for the 99% comes as the flow of euro-millions to Germany's 1% has been getting considerably more generous over the same period.

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All hail the (German) chief

It's hard to decide: which article on Germany's new president, East Germany's (the former German Democratic Republic's) pastor Joachim Gauck, was more misleading.

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Woman who slapped chancellor nominated for German presidency

The "Nazi Hunter" Klarsfeld will be the only candidate opposing "Stasi Hunter" Joachim Gauck.

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Was Islamophobia to blame for the resignation of Germany's president?

President Christian Wulff resigns! This has been in the making since December, so it was no surprise but rather a drawn out misery.

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Left or right - where’s the threat?

The "crime" of those on the left, aside from occasional rocks or bottles thrown at Nazis, was a failure to support the "basic libertarian democratic order."

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Dresden citizens say, “Don’t privatize our hospitals!”

In what is seen as a major blow to corporate interests, over 84 percent of voters rejected privatization by voting "Ja" to retain public democratic control.

Who's afraid of the big bad Wulff?

BERLIN - Americans wonder who will be president next January; Germans are still uncertain who will live in Berlin's presidential mansion this February.

Tough on euros, weak on Nazis

Picking one's way through the financial gobbledygook, two key words emerged: "Austerity" was one, "discipline" the other.

The Left Party still relevant in Germany

The Left dropped to about half its 12 percent high; it was weakened or defeated in seven elections in 2011.

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Police evict Occupy Berlin

The Left Party has come out against Saturday's police eviction of demonstrators occupying the Reichstag lawn.

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