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Germany’s 2011 oil import bill up 29.0 percent

Germany’s crude oil import bill for January-December 2011 rose 29.0 percent to 53.7 billion euros ($70.97 billion) from a year ago, as higher prices outweighed lower volumes, official data showed. Germany’s average border oil price in the period, at 592.72 euros a tonne, was up 32.9 percent from the year earlier, economic and foreign trade […]

Germany Pledges to Help Libya Rebuild

During a one-day visit to Libya on Sunday, sandwiched between trips to Algeria and Tunisia, German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle said on Sunday his country was ready to contribute to the reconstruction of Libya following the collapse of Muammar Gaddafi’s 42-year rule. During his first visit to the country since the National Transitional Council took […]

Libya Seeks to Buy Electronic Ankle Monitor Bracelets, Bild Says

Libya’s transitional government is seeking to buy electronic ankle monitor bracelets in Germany to aid in law enforcement, Bild reported, citing an internal German Foreign Ministry document. The Foreign Ministry views the request, made in the fall to the German Embassy in Tripoli, as a way to enter the Libyan market, the newspaper said today. […]