Social Democratic Party (DE)

Type: Organization
Name: Social Democratic Party (DE) (Social Democratic Party, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, SPD)
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: German left keeps up pressure ahead of Europe vote

By Darrell DelamaideWASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Chancellor Angela Merkel may keep Germany on a tight rein with her large majority in the Bundestag, but her grand coalition of the main center-right and center-left parties gives a louder voice to the smaller ... [Published TD Ameritrade - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Strässer: 'Human rights are also valid in Africa'

DW: Mr Strässer, you have just returned from Rwanda which is currently commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 1994 genocide. How do you assess the role of Europe and of Germany at that time?Christoph Strässer: It is becoming increasingly clear – as ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

SPD: Restore 45-percent investment tax

The tax privilege for investment income is unfair, says the SPD. Photo: DPAPublished: 17 Apr 2014 11:05 GMT+02:00Updated: 17 Apr 2014 11:05 GMT+02:00The centre-left half of Germany's coalition government has called for the old top rate of a 45-percent ... [Published The Local Germany - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

To Beat Putin, West Needs Armor, Not Empathy (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany)

Does historical fear explain German ‘understanding’ for Vladimir Putin’s behavior in Ukraine? For the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, columnist Volker Zastrow challenges the idea that Moscow is justifiably indignant after NATO broke its promise ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Minimum wage and pension reform in Germany: A headwind for growth?

Key components of the coalition agreement between Merkel’s CDU and the Social Democrats are the adoption of a nationwide minimum wage and the introduction of new pension benefits, in particular early retirement at 63. The introduction of the minimum wage ... [Published Bruegel - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

German energy minister: ‘EU partners think we are crazy’

Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's Energy Minister, blames Europe's periphery for dragging its feet on global warming and renewable energies. But the Green party, and NGO Greenpeace, accuse the coal-friendly politician of hypocrisy. EurActiv Germany reports."Member ... [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Germany’s secretive weapons industry under scrutiny

From cars to kitchens, Berlin is proud that its “Made in Germany” exports are in demand like never before.Yesterday judges in the country’s highest court asked government lawyers to explain Berlin’s thinking on another buoyant, less celebrated export ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Crisis in the Ukraine and the Return of German Militarism

Russia has warned the pro-Western regime in Kiev against mounting military operations against anti-government protests in eastern Ukraine, unleashing a new wave of anti-Russian warmongering in Berlin.Even before the special session of the UN Security ... [Published Global Research - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Ukraine, Russia, World War I
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Difference between political pledges of Korea and Germany

Efforts by Ahn Cheol-soo, co-leader of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy, to abolish the candidate nomination system for June local elections ran aground. A politician who was unable to guess that, if the leading Saenuri Party nominates candidates ... [Published Donga.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

EC dismisses Dems’ terms for poll talks

The Election Commission (EC) yesterday dismissed conditions set by the Democrat Party that it broadcast a meeting between political parties on a new poll date.EC chairman Supachai Somcharoen said the EC sent invitations to all registered parties to a ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

LEAD: French premier warns of "fragile" peace

Byour dpa-correspondent and Europe Online          Berlin (dpa) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned on Mondaythat peace in Europe was "fragile," as he took part in a World WarI centenary event in Berlin during his first ... [Published Europe Online Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

‘Germany to block tank sale to KSA’

Citing government sources, a report says the German government is set to block selling tanks to Saudi Arabia. The report by Germany’s Bild newspaper on Sunday said a deal to sell up to 800 tanks to the Saudis came amid opposition from Economy Minister ... [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 14 2014]

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"It's a really special moment for us. We are all working hard to get to the final and win against Australia" Kerber said
"I would also urgently press Germany to make use of the shale gas option and allow fracking projects" Oettinger said
The EU must "confront the elites floating on their oil fields and raking in the money" said Neuser. One way it could help would be to assist with the development of efficient tax systems...
The SPD, which obtained only 26% of the vote in last year's election, has to ask itself "whether it really wants to remain in this 20% hole for all eternity" and continue to form majorities for the CDU, Wagenknecht said last month

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Elections for European Parliament: What is new? [Published Dalje.com - 22 hours ago]
German ladies net Fed Cup final appearance [Published The Local Germany - Apr 20 2014]
Germany should make use of shale gas: EU [Published The Local Germany - Apr 20 2014]
EU undermines its own development policies [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 20 2014]
UPDATE: German left keeps up pressure ahead of ... [Published TD Ameritrade - Apr 18 2014]
Strässer: 'Human rights are also valid in Africa' [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 17 2014]
Why Gerhard Schroeder feels no guilt towards uk... [Published Den UA - Apr 17 2014]
Berlin man who had baby must call himself mother [Published The Local Germany - Apr 17 2014]
SPD: Restore 45-percent investment tax [Published The Local Germany - Apr 17 2014]
McAllister: CDU and CSU have 'different agendas... [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 17 2014]
To Beat Putin, West Needs Armor, Not Empathy (F... [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 16 2014]
Minimum wage and pension reform in Germany: A h... [Published Bruegel - Apr 16 2014]
Germany’s secretive weapons industry under scru... [Published Irish Times - Apr 16 2014]
The Crisis in the Ukraine and the Return of Ger... [Published Global Research - Apr 15 2014]
German energy minister: ‘EU partners think we a... [Published EurActiv.com - Apr 15 2014]
Europe's African Refugee Crisis: Is the Boat Re... [Published Spiegel Online - Apr 15 2014]
Daily Press Summary [Published Open Europe - Apr 15 2014]
Germany's arms exports turn into gamesmanship [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 15 2014]
Commemoration of 100th anniversary of WWI held ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 15 2014]
Difference between political pledges of Korea a... [Published Donga.com - Apr 15 2014]
EC dismisses Dems’ terms for poll talks [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 14 2014]
Low expectations for no-spy agreement with U.S.... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 14 2014]
SDP refuses to give up on financial transaction... [Published Helsinki Times - Apr 14 2014]
LEAD: French premier warns of "fragile" peace [Published Europe Online Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Refugee lives in a tree after camp torn down [Published The Local Germany - Apr 14 2014]
French premier takes part in German WWI centenary [Published Europe Online Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
How Western Is Germany? Russia Crisis Spurs Ide... [Published Jurnal de Chisinau - Apr 14 2014]
Investigating Surveillance: German Parliament D... [Published Spiegel Online - Apr 14 2014]
French PM Valls to visit Germany [Published Turkish Radio and Television - Apr 14 2014]
‘Germany to block tank sale to KSA’ [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 14 2014]
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To Beat Putin, West Needs Armor, Not Empathy (F... [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 16 2014]
Does historical fear explain German ‘understanding’ for Vladimir Putin’s behavior in Ukraine? For the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, columnist Volker Zastrow challenges the idea that Moscow is justifiably indignant after NATO broke its promise ...
"Proposals To Fight Unemployment In Europe" by ... [Published Social Europe Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Frank Roels Comparing several proposals for economic growth, I focus on the number of novel, additional jobs that are predicted. Indeed, the present prospects for employment in the EU are not favorable. Although the IMF expects a return to growth in ...
Merkel Approves Germany’s First Minimum Wage [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Apr 02 2014]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has approved the country’s first minimum wage, at 8.50 euros an hour (£7; $11.75), to start in 2015. At the moment, the country is one of seven in the 28-nation EU without a minimum wage level. Germany has relied on ...
Homosexual Activists Attack Parents Protesting ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 30 2014]
The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians has reported that homosexual activists in Germany attacked parents who were protesting a new “sexual diversity” curriculum in their schools. The parents felt that the new curriculum ...
Jürgen Habermas: ”Till förmån för ett starkt Eu... [Published Dagens Arena» – Dagens Arena - Mar 30 2014]
I ett tal till medlemmarna i det tyska socialdemokratiska partiet (SPD) i februari 2014 beskrev filosofen och sociologen Jürgen Habermas sin vision för Europa. Han menar att kontinenten har tre stora samtidskriser att ta itu med: Tysklands dominans, ...
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Breakingviews: Germany's new govt to take chanc... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 16 2013]
Breakingviews: Germany's new govt to take chanc... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Dec 16 2013]
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