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Deborah Cole

Deborah Cole

    Obama knew Merkel was being spied on, report
    Obama knew Merkel was being spied on, report
    US President Barack Obama was personally informed of mobile phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which may have begun as early as...
    Watson sheds Harry Potter image for Cannes pic
    Watson sheds Harry Potter image for Cannes pic
    It is one of two Cannes contenders on Thursday with twists on the girls-gone-wild theme.
    East German rights activist Gauck elected president
    East German rights activist Gauck elected president
    Activist pastor Joachim Gauck became German president by an overwhelming majority on Sunday, marking the first time a candidate from the former...
    British Bob Marley documentary electrifies Berlin
    British Bob Marley documentary electrifies Berlin
    A hotly awaited documentary on Bob Marley has premiered to cheers at the Berlin film festival, tracking his journey from bullied biracial Jamaican...
    Germany holds breath as worst of E. coli outbreak passes
    Germany holds breath as worst of E. coli outbreak passes
    Germany on Wednesday expressed hope that the "worst" of a killer bacteria outbreak was over as national and European Union health and consumer...
    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, but...
    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 International Film Festival, throwing the spotlight on the...
    '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 as she set off...
    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 to fête its...
    Merkel rival fails to land sucker punch in election duel
    Merkel rival fails to land sucker punch in election duel
    German Chancellor 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...
    Merkel bruised by local polls
    Merkel bruised by local polls
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives licked their wounds on Monday after strong setbacks in state polls raised doubts about their...
    US warns of increased drug trafficking in West Africa
    US warns of increased drug trafficking in West Africa
    The booming narcotics trade via West Africa is a "shocking" problem that could further destabilise fragile states in the region, a senior official...