Thursday, March 30, 2017

What Is It With Trump and Handshakes?

March 21, 2017 by  
Filed under OPINION

By Moustafa Bayoumi It sounds ridiculous, but it really is beginning to look like you can read Donald Trump’s foreign policy by the bizarre ways that he shakes the hands of foreign leaders. First there was the Abe Assault, 19 seconds of Trump trying to show the Japanese prime minister who’s the boss. (Cue Abe’s […]

Trump’s Disregard for Words -and the Truth- Is Finally Catching Up to Him

March 19, 2017 by  
Filed under OPINION

The bizarre allegations did not come courtesy of Vladimir Putin. Their source was not a mayhem-spreading autocrat eager to drive a wedge between firm democratic allies. No, they came directly from the White House itself. On Thursday, in a surreal news briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer amplified on the president’s claim that his predecessor in […]

Merkel and the Trump Two-Step: Navigating the Chancellor’s White House Visit

March 13, 2017 by  
Filed under OPINION

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares for her first in-person encounter with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on March 14, she faces a strategic reality that contrasts sharply with her previous visits hosted by Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Buffeted by challenges at home ranging from Brexit to the Euro […]

Chancellor Merkel is Down But Not Out

September 22, 2016 by  
Filed under OPINION

Angela Merkel managed to come across as self-critical but defiant at the same time. She took full responsibility for the record-breaking bad performance of her party at the state elections. But at the same she appeared decisive, determined and even calm – like a renewed CDU candidate for the federal elections in 2017. “If I […]

Growing protest against Chancellor Merkel in Germany

January 18, 2016 by  
Filed under NEWS, OPINION

There is growing criticism of Angela Merkel in Germany. There are increasing indications that her own party is distancing itself from her. What is odd is the apocalyptic mood in the media, says Christoph Strack. More >> —————————————————————————————————–

RIP Anja Niedringhaus

April 4, 2014 by  
Filed under OPINION

“What the world knows about Iraq, they largely know because of her pictures and the pictures by the photographers she raised and beat into shape,” said AP photographer David Guttenfelder. “I know they always ask themselves, ‘What would Anja do?’ when they go out with their cameras. I think we all do.” “Anja Niedringhaus was […]

Attention Foodies – Help to create our first Culinary Issue

August 25, 2013 by  
Filed under OPINION

Here at German World Magazine, we are working on our first annual Culinary Issue and we want YOU to be a part of the fun!  Name your favorite German, Austrian or Swiss restaurant in the U.S., and tell us why you love it. When it comes to food, Germany, Switzerland and Austria have fantastic culinary […]

German Company Manufactures Sustainable Childrens Clothing

March 20, 2013 by  
Filed under CULTURE, OPINION

Kids grow, clothes don’t. Some say that children outgrow almost 1,500 articles of clothing in their first 18 years. That’s a problem! The German Apparel Company “KinderStuff” found a way to solve the problem. For every item the customer purchases, he gets a discount in the future. When the clothes no longer fit, you can […]

US Soccer Team blows First Match for World Cup Qualification

February 7, 2013 by  
Filed under OPINION

The US Soccer Team with its German head coach Jurgen Klinsmann (picture) and Austrian assistant coach Andreas Herzog lost their first match in the final qualification for the Soccer World Cup 2014 in Brazil. The US-Boys lost in Honduras (1:2). With Timothy Chandler (Nuremberg), Daniel Williams, Fabian Johnson (both Hoffenheim) and Jermaine Jones (Schalke), Klinsmann put four German-born players in […]

German Enterprises Have High Hopes for Obama

November 21, 2012 by  
Filed under OPINION

The Representative of German Industry and Trade as well as the German American Chambers of Commerce congratulate the President on his victory and look with great confidence towards the future German-American business relations. We are anticipating Barack Obama to continue his work on finding solutions to tackle the economic crisis, the high unemployment rate and […]

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