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Merkel’s party opposes Telekom sell off to fund broadband upgrade

Merkel’s party opposes Telekom sell off to fund broadband upgrade

Written by on November 8, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s ruling conservatives oppose selling the state’s holding in Deutsche Telekom to raise billions of euros for a national broadband upgrade, preferring instead to divest stock in Deutsche Post, a senior source said. “Can we privatise companies to this end? Yes we can,” said the source, from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic […]

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News highlights – 17 November

News highlights – 17 November

Written by on November 18, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 17 November Merkel says old must learn from tech-savvy young in digital age BERLIN (Reuters) – Older Germans will have to get used to taking instructions from tech-savvy youngsters if Germany is to succeed in transitioning to the digital age, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday. Read more… Twitter CEO apologizes for […]

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Merkel says Facebook needs to do more against racist posts

Merkel says Facebook needs to do more against racist posts

Written by on September 11, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Facebook to do more against racist comments and hate posts, in comments due to be published in a regional newspaper on Friday. Germany is expecting a record-breaking influx of refugees this year. Politicians and celebrities have voiced concern about a rise of xenophobic comments in German on […]

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