Germans "embracing EU more than ever"
BERLIN -- A record number of Germans support their country's membership in the European Union, believing it is a good thing, a new poll has shown.
A DeutschlandTrend survey revealed that as many as 40 percent of Germans said EU membership brought benefits, marking the highest level ever recorded, AFP said.
19 percent said Germany's membership was leading to disadvantages, while 39 percent said benefits and disadvantages were balanced.
Ten years ago, a polls showed that only 21 percent of Germans believed that belonging to the bloc was beneficial for their country.
January 9, 2014 | 12:38 | Source: B92, Reuters, Itar-Tass | Comments: (0) | Send comment
MOSCOW -- Russia has put its security forces on the highest level of alert after five bodies were found in the Stavropol region.
January 8, 2014 | 16:58 | Source: Beta, DPA, AFP | Comments: (3) | Send comment
BRUSSELS -- The EU Commission has expressed concern over the crisis in Turkey with and is seeking a transparent and impartial investigation into the corruption allegations.
January 8, 2014 | 12:12 | Source: BBC, Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment
NEW YORK -- Dozens of former U.S. police officers and firefighters have been arrested in an investigation into fraud involving federal disability benefits.
January 7, 2014 | 12:44 | Source: B92, BBC | Comments: (1) | Send comment
MOSCOW -- Russia on Tuesday morning launched the biggest security operation in the history of the Olympic games, a month before the start of the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
January 6, 2014 | 14:10 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BERLIN -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel was injured in a skiing accident in Switzerland and has had to cancel meetings and trips planned for the next three weeks.
January 6, 2014 | 11:20 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The Japanese prime minister has said that he would like to meet with Chinese and South Korean leaders and explain why he visited a controversial war shrine.