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News Germany: Court case exposes rift in Germany's secretive Aldi family

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/sns-bc-eu--germany-aldi-20171123-story.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

A court is expected to rule Thursday in a case that has exposed a rift within Germany's secretive Albrecht family, owners of the discount supermarket chain Aldi. The company is split into two geographical parts and the dispute centers on the control over ...

News Germany: Momentum grows for another grand coalition in Germany

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/momentum-grows-for-another-grand-coalition-in-germany-idUSKBN1DP01O
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

BERLIN (Reuters) - Members of Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) will likely approve a renewed coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives if party leaders present a convincing proposal, a member of the party’s executive leadership said on ...

News Germany: China's under-20 games in Germany called off due to protests

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/11/24/chinas-under-20-games-in-germany-called-off-due-to-protests.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

BERLIN – The German soccer federation has postponed the China under-20 team's series of friendly games in the country because of the protests it would face. The federation says it has "substantial evidence of further escalation" against the team, which ...

News Germany: Amazon workers in Germany, Italy stage Black Friday strike

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/german-amazon-workers-stage-black-friday-strike-51357828
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Workers at a half dozen Amazon distribution centers in Germany and one in Italy walked off the job Friday, in a protest timed to coincide with "Black Friday" to demand better wages from the American online giant. In Germany, Ver.di union spokesman Thomas ...

News Germany: Merkel's party to meet with SPD in bid to break Germany's deadlock

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/24/europe/germany-cdu-spd/index.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

(CNN)Germany's Social Democrats will meet next week with Chancellor Angela Merkel's alliance in a bid to break the country's post-election political deadlock, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced Friday morning. The parties' leaders will meet at ...

News Germany: Germany Embraces a Third Gender. What’s Next?

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/24/opinion/germany-third-gender-intersexual-ruling.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

HAMBURG, Germany — When it comes to the rights of intersexual persons, enlightenment has been a long time coming. Even Germany, a country that sees itself as a front-runner in building awareness for minorities, is only now coming around. A few weeks ago ...

News Germany: Workers in Germany, Italy on strike

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/news/workers-in-germany-italy-on-strike/ar-BBFC8MI
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Workers at a half dozen Amazon distribution centers in Germany and one in Italy walked off the job Friday, in a protest timed to coincide with "Black Friday" to demand better wages from the American online giant. In Germany, Ver.di union spokesman Thomas ...

News Germany: Stop the world. Germany is stepping off

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/52c28158-cf99-11e7-9dbb-291a884dd8c6
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

When last did a nation collapse under the unbearable weight of its prosperity? For a visitor in Berlin, Germany’s coalition talks straddled the line between complacency and smugness. Elsewhere, European politicians are struggling to balance the books by ...

News Germany: Merkel Stabilizes Her Grip on Germany in Spite of Enemies

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-24/merkel-stabilizes-her-grip-on-germany-as-wounded-enemies-pile-up
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Angela Merkel returned to the international stage on Friday with a path to her fourth term opening up and her enemies in retreat. A week that began with the collapse of coalition talks, intrigue and finger-pointing ended with the chancellor telling her ...

News Germany: Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Italy strike on Black Friday

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2017/11/24/Amazon-warehouse-workers-in-Germany-Italy-strike-on-Black-Friday/5921511552294/
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Nov. 24 (UPI) --Amazon workers in Germany and Italy went on strike on Friday, a globally busy shopping day, protesting pay and working conditions. The Black Friday shopping day, though originally an American phenomenon, is a attracting increasingly larger ...