Latest Joschka Fischer Stories

2006-01-20 08:48:54

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government, facing allegations its spies in Iraq secretly abetted the U.S. invasion that Berlin publicly opposed, resisted calls on Friday for a parliamentary inquiry it said would fan anti-Americanism.

2005-10-25 03:23:54

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - One of Germany's most colorful politicians of the last two decades, Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer, has abruptly pulled the plug on his electrifying career.

2005-10-03 05:36:16

By Marie-Louise Moller and Mark John LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - European Union deadlock over the terms for opening historic entry talks with Turkey deepened on Monday with Austria insisting Ankara should be offered a status short of full membership.

2005-07-15 07:10:29

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Overweight and facing widespread ridicule for his swollen girth, German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer is taking on the flab and his critics at the same time with a crash diet and punishing exercise regimen.

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