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Deborah Cole

Deborah Cole

    Obama knew Merkel was being spied on, report
    Obama knew Merkel was being spied on, report
    Barack Obama was personally informed of mobile phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which may have begun as early as 2002.
    Watson sheds Harry Potter image for Cannes pic
    Watson sheds Harry Potter image for Cannes pic
    "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson abandons magic for pole-dancing and cat burglary in Sofia Coppola's latest movie.
    East German rights activist Gauck elected president
    East German rights activist Gauck elected president
    Joachim Gauck has become German president with a majority, marking the first time a former communist east candidate will serve as head of state.
    British Bob Marley documentary electrifies Berlin
    British Bob Marley documentary electrifies Berlin
    A documentary on Bob Marley has premiered to cheers at the Berlin film festival, tracking his journey from bullied biracial Jamaican boy to superstar.
    Germany holds breath as worst of E. coli outbreak passes
    Germany holds breath as worst of E. coli outbreak passes
    Germany says the worst of a killer bacteria outbreak spread by salad vegetables may be over as EU officials meet for urgent talks on the crisis.
    German nuclear fears trigger poll debacle for Merkel
    German nuclear fears trigger poll debacle for Merkel
    Fears over Japan's nuclear crisis triggered a poll debacle for Chancellor Angela Merkel's party in its German heartland and a Greens triumph.
    Iranian drama cheered at Berlin film festival
    Iranian drama cheered at Berlin film festival
    A warmly applauded Iranian drama emerged on Tuesday as a front-runner at the Berlin film festival, throwing the spotlight on the country's film-makers
    'German unity still incomplete' on Berlin Wall anniversary
    'German unity still incomplete' on Berlin Wall anniversary
    The united Germany remains marred by division 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday.
    Twenty years on, world celebrates fall of Berlin Wall
    Twenty years on, world celebrates fall of Berlin Wall
    Twenty years after the Berlin Wall tumbled in a peaceful revolution, world leaders will on Monday meet in a transformed Germany.
    Merkel rival fails to land sucker punch in election duel
    Merkel rival fails to land sucker punch in election duel
    Angela Merkel was on Monday still on track to win re-election in two weeks' time after her rival failed to land a knock-out blow in a TV debate.
    Merkel bruised by local polls
    Merkel bruised by local polls
    Angela Merkel's conservatives licked their wounds on Monday after polls raised doubts about their coalition's chances of winning a looming election.