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New President at Niche Import Co. Announced

December 31, 2016 by  
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Timo Sutinen has joined Niche Import Co (USA Division of Marussia Beverages), as President, starting December 5th, 2016. Timo Sutinen is a seasoned wine & spirits industry professional with over 20 years’ experience in both domestic and international business. His background includes challenging roles in Finance, Business Development and Marketing including several new brand launches. […]

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 […]

RTL International: Extensive Coverage of the U.S. Presidential Election

November 7, 2016 by  
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RTL International, the channel for German ex-patriates and tourists worldwide, will inform viewers live about the run for presidency in the USA during special news shows from a German perspective. RTL International stands for original German news and entertainment. Germans inform themselves preferably with the market leader RTL Television – and so do German speakers […]

The Night Before Election Day: The 2016 Campaign and America’s Image in the World

November 3, 2016 by  
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NYU’s Center for European and Mediterranean Studies and Deutsches Haus at NYU present a panel discussion on Monday, November 7th at 6:30 p.m. on the 2016 presidential elections. Join them on the night before election day to take a look back at the campaign and a tentative look into the future under a new administration. […]

TTIP in the Spotlight as Chancellor Merkel and President Obama Open Hannover Messe

April 30, 2016 by  
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April 30, 2016 The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) was in the spotlight as Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama officially opened the 2016 Hannover Messe this weekend. The US is the partner country of this year’s trade fair, a great honor and an even greater opportunity, as US businesses will have […]

Obama stresses importance of EU-US partnership in landmark speech

April 25, 2016 by  
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April 25, 2016 On the final day of his two-day visit to Germany on Monday, US President Barack Obama used a wide-ranging speech to business leaders in the northern city of Hanover to highlight the importance of cooperation between his country and Europe. Praising the European Union as “one of the greatest political and economic […]

German state seeks to scrap lese majeste law even faster

April 20, 2016 by  
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April 20, 2016 The state of North Rhine-Westphalia is seeking an initiative to scrap the German lese majeste law faster than currently planned, the state’s justice minister, Thomas Kutschaty, told the German daily “Rheinische Post.” The law, which forbids defamation of foreign heads of state, is in the center of the widely publicized scandal surrounding […]

A difficult mission – German President Gauck on China state visit

March 20, 2016 by  
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March 20, 2016 German President Joachim Gauck is on a state visit to the People’s Republic of China from March 20 to 24. But it won’t be an easy trip. As Bjoern Conrad, research vice president at the Berlin-based Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) explains, key differences between the civil societies are likely to […]

VW needs to talk about layoffs: executive

March 7, 2016 by  
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March 7, 2016 Wolfgang Porsche, the chairman of Volkswagen’s supervisory board and the most powerful interlocutor of the Porsche-Piëch family, has said talking about layoffs at Europe’s largest automaker should no longer be taboo. Porsche’s words were welcomed by the head of the company’s works council, Bernd Osterloh, who saw them as a departure from […]