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Merkel: Entire Country United in Deep Sorrow Over Attack in Berlin

December 26, 2016 by  
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Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to the press on Tuesday, December 20, about the attack on Breitscheidplatz: “This is a very difficult day. I, like millions of people in Germany, am horrified, shocked, and deeply saddened by what happened yesterday evening at Breitscheidplatz in Berlin. Twelve people, who yesterday were still among us, who were looking […]

Frank-Walter Steinmeier to be Germany’s Next President

December 19, 2016 by  
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A few years ago he wanted to be chancellor and lost to Angela Merkel. Now Germany’s major parties agree: Frank-Walter Steinmeier should be the next federal president of Germany. He has been an important player in national politics for years, currently serving as foreign minister for the grand governing coalition between the SPD and Angela […]

Chancellor Merkel’s Message to President-elect Trump

December 12, 2016 by  
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Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone with US President-elect Donald Trump on November 10, 2016, and once again congratulated him on his election victory. She said she was looking forward to welcoming him in Germany, at the latest next year at the G20 summit, according to deputy government spokesperson Georg Streiter. The phone call followed […]

Chancellor Merkel is Down But Not Out

September 22, 2016 by  
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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 […]

Germany Turning Away and Deporting More Migrants

August 16, 2016 by  
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Despite Angela Merkel’s supposed “open door policy” on refugees, new government figures show more people are being turned away at Germany’s borders. Deportations, particularly of large groups, are also rising. Germany turned away 50 percent more people at its border in the first half of 2016 than in the whole of last year, according to […]

Merkel rejects Turkey’s ‘incomprehensible’ comments

June 8, 2016 by  
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June 8, 2016 Speaking during a joint news conference with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev (pictured above, left) in Berlin on Tuesday, Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated comments made by her spokesman Steffen Seibert on Monday, saying that lawmakers in Germany’s lower house of parliament are “freely elected without exception.” “The accusations and statements which have been […]

Turkey’s Erdogan warns Germany ahead of Armenian genocide vote

June 1, 2016 by  
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June 1, 2016 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Germany on Tuesday against labeling the mass death of Armenians during World War I as “genocide,” a sensitive move that could damage relations at a critical juncture. German lawmakers are expected to pass the resolution on Thursday, with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their coalition partner, the […]

LA: Promoting 2016 Hannover Messe in Los Angeles

April 24, 2016 by  
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Promoting 2016 Hannover Messe in Los Angeles April 25-29, 2016 This year for the first time in the event’s history, the United States will be the Partner Country at the Hannover Messe taking place in Hannover, Germany, April 25-29, 2016. The annual trade show is considered the world’s most important technology event for the global […]

Merkel under pressure as regional campaigns enter home straight

March 11, 2016 by  
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March 12, 2016 On Thursday morning, Julia Klöckner gathered up all her frustration and fear and expressed it in one now notorious tweet. “Whoever votes for the AfD in protest will end up strengthening the left camp,” wrote the struggling candidate for Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. Klöckner was […]

Max Planck Team Successfully Synthesizes Hydrogen Plasma

February 11, 2016 by  
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Physicists at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) took a giant leap toward nuclear fusion at their lab in Greifswald this week. After years of research, the team successfully created the first hydrogen plasma using the revolutionary machine: Wendelstein 7-X. Dozens gathered at the facility to witness the event and thousands more tuned […]

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