Publication: Deutsche Welle

First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Catalan regional parliament passes law for independence vote

Just hours after Scotland voted "no" to independence from the United Kingdom, Catalonia's regional parliament announced on Friday that it had passed a law, which Catalan leaders say authorizes them to hold a non-binding "consultation" on independence ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 9 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

US fighter planes intercept Russian combat jets off Alaska, Sweden protests 'violation'

Eight Russian planes, including long-range bombers, were intercepted this week by US and Canadian pilots. Sweden has made its displeasure known to the Russian government after similar incursions.Washington defense officials said on Friday that Russian ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Kyiv and rebels agree buffer zone in Ukraine peace talks

Pro-Russian separatists and representatives from both the Russian and Ukrainian governments on Saturday morning agreed on an artillery buffer zone.The sides agreed to move heavy weapons 15 kilometers (9 miles) away from the front line on each side, effectively ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Opinion: A strong signal from German Muslims

In Syria and Iraq, the terrorist army of the "Islamic State" appears to be unstoppable. Its members are murdering and pillaging their way from one village to the next, torturing and humiliating the population, and forcing tens of thousands to flee. At ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Germany, Hatred, Islam
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

German Ebola aid supplies arrive

Aid organizations want to help Ebola patients, but it's not easy. Transporting aid supplies is becoming increasingly expensive, and donations are petering out, as a visit to Action Medeor revealed.In a 3,000-square-meter (32,300-foot) warehouse in Tönisvorst ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 5 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Germany's upper chamber passes asylum law reform

In 2013, more than a sixth of all the applications for asylum in Germany were filed by people from Serbia, Macedonia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Many of them belonged to the Roma ethnic group, although there are no exact figures on this. In the first half ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Refugees, Germany, Reformism
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Alibaba shares open in New York

Alibaba began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday at $92.70 (72.22 euros), a 36 percent jump from its initial public offering price of $68.That value quickly rose and shares reached a high of $99.70 as traders were eager to buy into an IPO ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Xi's visit marks a new era in Indo-Chinese ties

China's President Xi Jinping wrapped up a three-day visit to India on Friday, September 19, after pledging to invest 20 billion USD in India and give its companies greater access to key Chinese markets following talks with India's Prime Minister Narendra ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

EU leaders welcome Scottish referendum result

The European Union stayed neutral throughout the run-up to Scotland's independence referendum, the results of which were released on Friday. Following Scottish voters' decision to remain part of the United Kingdom, many European leaders expressed rel ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Opinion: The kingdom remains united

It was a highly emotional cliffhanger right to the end whether Scotland would vote for independence from the United Kingdom or not. In the end political common sense won out over nationalist passions - and with a larger margin than the pundits had pr ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Indian PM calls for peace on border during Xi Jinping's visit

Modi called for peace on Thursday in a joint press conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on his first visit to India since assuming office two years ago."There should be peace in our relations and in the borders. If this happens we can ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Scots vote in independence referendum

Nearly 4.3 million people - some 97 percent of eligible Scots - were registered to cast their ballots in the poll, which opened at 7 a.m. local time (0600 UTC) on Thursday.Lines formed outside polling stations early in the morning, as people turned out ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 18 2014]

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The health systems in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone are completely overwhelmed. "A lot of doctors and nurses got infected and died because they didn't have gloves" said Bonsmann. The EbolaEbola virus is found not only in blood, but also in sweat from infected patients
"Despite the difficulties that we have with Iran and its nuclear ambitions, I am of the opinion that all of the neighbors of Syria and Iraq should be included" Steinmeier said
She said she understood there would be "strong feelings and contrasting emotions among family, friends and neighbors" in Scotland and elsewhere, but had "no doubt" this would ultimately be softened by "an understanding of the feelings of others."

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