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European Parliament may propose plan to break up Google

The European Parliament may be looking into measures to split up Internet search engine services, which would primarily affect search giant Google. A draft motion was ... more >>
 

Organized crime: draining the swamp

Germany's Federal Criminal Police (BKA) is set to fight organized crime. Both the German police and Europol are better equipped than criminals would expect. more >>
 

Greece submits budget without troika's OK

Greece has defied its international creditors by submitting a draft budget that they say overstates the health of the country's fragile economy. more >>
 

Dealing with foreign associate degrees

It's better to be a skilled worker than just an assistant. To this end, Germany wants to see more foreign diplomas recognized to give foreign workers better jobs and ... more >>
 

Volkswagen to invest billions in fuel-efficiency, new factories

Volkswagen has announced a new multi-billion investment plan for the next five years. Newer, more fuel-efficient models are on the way, plus massive expansion in China. more >>
 

German businesses in Asia: 'The basic conditions have to be right'

With the 14th Asia-Pacific Conference of German business underway in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City, DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge spoke to Hubert Lienhard, chairman of the... more >>
 

ECB chief Draghi hints at bond-buying spree

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has said the ECB is ready to begin buying sovereign bonds on short notice to combat deflation. The measure is, however, ... more >>
 

China lowers interest rate to lift economy

China has cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in over two years in hopes to avert a cooling in its economy. The move comes amid fears that 2014 growth ... more >>
 

Struggling Mongolia picks new premier

An economic downturn in Mongolia has prompted its parliament to appoint a new prime minister, Chimed Saikhanbileg. His predecessor was accused of failing to turn major... more >>
 

OECD: 'Indian economy showing signs of a turnaround'

After languishing for two years, India's economy is beginning to recover, a new survey found. But without major structural reforms, growth will fall short of pre-2011 ... more >>
 

EU economic recovery to cost 500 euros a head

With the European Central Bank struggling to meet its two percent inflation target, economics professor John Muellbauer is proposing a radically different strategy to ... more >>