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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 […]

Readers’ Comments

July 29, 2012 by  
Filed under OPINION

GERMAN WORLD MAGAZINE will celebrate its 10th Anniversary this October. From a small 16-page newsletter, we have been able to grow the magazine to a 64-page, bilingual, glossy publication that has been acknowledged as a valuable tool to promote German as a foreign language in the US and build an important connection between the various […]

Germany turns off 7 plants what is the US doing?

March 15, 2011 by  
Filed under OPINION

First off, thank you to the Fukushima 50. The workers that stay behind at the plant desperately trying to cool down the reactors. 500 bone marrow transplant centers across 27 European countries have been put on alert to treat the workers if Japan does not have enough. GAMBARU Gambaru means in Japanese: Do your best […]

Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2011

December 22, 2010 by  
Filed under OPINION

Publisher’s Note Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2011! Dear German World Visitors, Christmas is just a few days away and a year of great challenges, pleasant surprises and new endeavors is coming to a close. A personal highlight for me this year was my participation in the German Language Conference in Minnesota this summer […]

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