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Germany wants Bundesbank chief Weidmann to replace Draghi

The chancellor and her finance minister are set to push for Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann to become the fourth guardian of the single currency.

IIHF World Championship: US defeats Russia

Team USA put an end to Russia’s winning streak at the 2017 IIHF World Championship edging the ‘Red Machine’ 5-3 in the final minutes.
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EU to investigate Italy over handling of Fiat emissions

The European Commission plans to launch infringement proceedings against the Italian government over its handling of an emission-cheating investigation into Fiat Chrysler.

German lawmakers not allowed to visit soldiers at Incirlik air base

Germany has about 270 troops at the base. The refusal was communicated to Germany’s ambassador over the weekend.

New violence in eastern Ukraine

One day after all eyes in Europe were aimed at Kiev, which hosted the Eurovision Song Contest, new violence in eastern Ukraine has reportedly left new casualties.
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Angela Merkel on her way to stay

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won a state election Sunday in their center-left rivals' traditional heartland, a stinging blow to the German leader's challenger in September's national election.

F-1: Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish GP with a little help

Lewis Hamilton has praised his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas for playing his part in helping him catch and pass Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix.
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Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

The final result was decided by a 50/50 combination of jury and public votes.
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No EU vice-presidency for Günther Oettinger

The appointment of Günther Oettinger to European Commission vice president was considered to be an upcoming formality.
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New US patriot missile send to Lithuania

The meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi has great significance.

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