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  • Ningbo Signatronic Technologies and TaLa announce Resolution of Patent Dispute with Tyco
    MONCHENGLADBACH, Germany and NINGBO, China, Nov. 27, 2014 -- Ningbo Signatronic Technologies, Ltd., and TaLa UG & Co. KG announce a resolution of pending patent litigation involving European Patent No. ...
    PR Newswire.  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:26:00 EST.
  • World Briefing: Germany: Merkel Repeats Tough Stance on Ukraine
    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told Germany’s Parliament on Wednesday that no military solution to the crisis with Russia was possible, but also that there was no way to lift sanctions under the present circumstances.
    By Europe.  International Herald Tribune.  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:14:44 GMT.
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  • Nine Unsent Tweets About Ruben Amaro
    Everyone makes mistakes. Take, for example, this post. But, more germane to the topic at hand, take Billy Beane. ...
    By Matthew Kory.  Forbes.  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:03:00 GMT.
  • Germany Planning Quotas for Women in Boardrooms
    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany said a bill, requiring that women make up at least 30 percent of the nonexecutive members of corporate boards, would be introduced in Parliament on Dec. 11.
    By Alison Smale.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:49:26 GMT.
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  • Russian LGBT Activist Asks For Asylum In Germany
    A Russian civil and gay rights activist, Kirill Kalugin, has applied for political asylum in Germany.
    Radio Liberty.  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:15:58 +0000.
  • Germany backs female directors quota
    Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.
    BBC News.  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:10:55 GMT.
  • Goldman, BASF, HSBC accused of metals price fixing: U.S. lawsuit
    Goldman Sachs Group Inc , Germany's BASF SE and two other big platinum and palladium dealers have been sued in the United States in what the plaintiff's law firm called the first nationwide class action ...
    Yahoo.  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:50:07 GMT.
  • Clegg backs EU migrant benefit curbs
    Nick Clegg outlines his proposals to curb benefits to European Union migrants, during a meeting with his German counterpart in Berlin.
    BBC News.  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:31:21 GMT.
  • Report: Dink’s assailant ready to break silence
    The triggerman who shot dead Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink almost eight years ago has finally decided to 'speak up' about the murder, according to a news report
    Hurriyet.  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:41:00 +0200.
  • Merkel Hits Diplomatic Dead-end with Putin
    After nine months of non-stop German diplomacy to defuse the crisis in Ukraine, Chancellor Angela Merkel decided in mid-November that a change of tack was needed. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:32:38 -0500.
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The Federal Republic of Germany, located in north central Europe, is a federal multi-party republic with a bicameral legislature.  Its capital city is Berlin, and its currency is the Euro.  The primary language spoken in Germany is German, although the Slavic Sorbian language is used by a small minority.  In 2007, Germany's estimated population was 82,401,000.

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