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A neo-fascist party, Alternative for Germany, has 94 seats in the Bundestag. Last Thursday, a pair of German rappers won a prestigious music ... Jews cannot rely for their safety on the kindness of strangers, least of all French or German politicians. Theodor Herzl saw this with the Dreyfus Affair and founded ...
The German government has clarified that Turkish politicians will not be allowed to campaign in the country in the run-up to snap parliamentary and presidential elections, Chinese news agency Xinhua said. It quoted the German foreign ministry as saying that all foreign officials needed to obtain the ...

The Lamppost Theory dominates economic policy-making: Politicians use economics the way a drunk uses a lamppost — for support, not for illumination. Perhaps the best illustration of the theory is the headlines these days: the starkly different economic versus political attitudes toward international trade.
Far-right political party Alternative for Germany (AfD) has put forward a claim to rescind Berlin club Berghain's license. ... to the apartheid), and to stop the teaching of English in all German primary schools – things that would likely never happen, but it gets a twisted conversation going and stirs tensions.
German politicians should shut up about Carles Puigdemont ... German politician's attacks on Spain will spark a backlash, which could lead to a real political crisis. ... It is both foolish and dangerous to confront a fellow EU member in this way, one with which Germany has a particularly close relationship.
We took our theory to the opera in Germany by using data on artist hiring between 1993 and 2010. ... Using German General Social Survey data, we found that even after controlling for a whole array of socio-economic variables, Germans who consume more highbrow culture in their leisure time tend to go ...

Eighty years later, a Palestinian-born German politician and the leader of Berlin's Jewish community stood together on a recent morning outside the ... Saleh, who came to Germany from the West Bank with his family when he was 5, sees the plan to rebuild the synagogue in Kreuzberg, home to many ...
Who is the most important politician in Germany? Angela ... Despite their vastly differing ages (Merkel is 63; Kurz is just 31), the German and Austrian Chancellors actually have quite a lot in common. ... Uniquely among European politicians, he's tough on Islamism and tough on the causes of Islamism.
Germany's low birthrate worried politicians for decades. ... While the birthrate was significantly higher among mothers with foreign citizenship, German women also saw a notable increase, with the rate rising from 1.43 to .... Like much of the western world, Germans are dying faster than they're breeding.
While London and Washington continue to further incite tensions with Russia over the Skripal case, criticism is mounting within the European Union over the aggressive stance towards Moscow. In Germany in particular, leading politicians have spoken out in recent days against the accusations made by the ...
German politician urges to end sanctions, restore dialogue with Russia ... Speaking about poisoning in the United Kingdom of former Russian military intelligence officer Sergei Skripal, the politician called for "a sober glance" at the ... "Germany must make a contribution to impartiality," Platzeck added.
BERLIN, March 28 (Xinhua) -- Leading German politicians rejected international calls on Wednesday to boycott the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in ... German Social Democrat politician and former EU Commissioner Guenter Verheugen said in the newspaper "Augsburger Allgemeine" that Berlin's ...
Now this: Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont is sitting in a German jail after his arrest on Sunday by German police as he was traveling back from a speech in Finland to ... It could take up to two weeks for the higher regional court in Schleswig to rule on whether to extradite the Catalan politician.
Justice officials in Germany's northernmost state will have to address the case. It could take up to two weeks for the higher regional court in Schleswig to rule on whether to extradite the Catalan politician. On Monday, a district court in Neumunster ordered Puigdemont's detainment until the higher regional ...
A fully-vegan kindergarten will open in Germany this Summer - the first school of its kind in the country. The Mokita Kindergarten, which will take in children aged three and upwards, will be run by a parent-founded association called 'Veggie-Kids'. It has been granted the go-ahead by Frankfurt city ...
One of the first orders of business for the freshly-formed government in Berlin next week was meant to be a vote on striking a law introduced by the Nazis in the 1930s, making it illegal for doctors to publicly say that they offer abortion services or abortion advice. In a country as progressive as Germany, ...
Turkey issued a stern warning to Germany's ambassador to Ankara and sent a diplomatic note to Berlin on Monday after several Turkish mosques, a cultural center and ... “This is an attack against Germany as much as against Turkey, and is taken lightly by neither German authorities nor German politicians.

Yesterday, at the storage and renewables integration industry conference and exhibition in Dusseldorf, keynote speakers Dr Simone Peter, president of the Germany Federal renewable energy association (BEE) and Thorsten Herdan, a politician and director general for energy at the Federal Ministry of ...
... that's the city's fault," he said. "I don't let my kids go out alone at night, but I think that's the same in a lot of cities," said Gamze, a young woman who works at one of the many bridal shops Marxloh is known for. "I'm sick of being used as a symbol for criminality just because we don't look like other Germans." ...
Bodo Ramelow, the Prime Minister of Thuringia federal state in Germany which has a population of almost 2.5 millions, said that he has been receiving death threats, following his tweet supporting YPG, the Kurdish forces in Syria. The German politician told that after this tweet, some twitter users sent him ...
If successful, the deal would be the first Chinese investment in Germany's critical infrastructure and follows similar State Grid deals in other countries in the European Union. The 20% eyed by State Grid is half of the 40% stake in 50Hertz held by Australian investment fund manager IFM Investors. Separately ...
Helmut Seifen, the deputy leader of the AfD's parliamentary party in the NRW state parliament, told DW the AfD politicians taking part in the trip hope to determine "whether ... To prove Syria is safe enough to repatriate refugees living in Germany. .... A travel warning for Syria remains in place for all Germans.
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2016 file photo, then co-chair of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party, Salih Muslim addresses journalists at the European Parliament in Brussels.Turkey has requested that German authorities detain and extradite the Syrian Kurdish politician wanted in the country, Turkey's ...
BERLIN, March 25. /TASS/. The West should more actively use channels for dialogue with Russia, if Moscow shows willingness to do so. Despite the complexity of the Crimea problem, one cannot link improvement of relations with Russia with this issue only, leader of Germany's Free Democratic Party ...
He added that those with double German and Turkish citizenship are “fatherless vermin.” The comments were in response to a question from a community organization, who asked about plans in Berlin to create a new "homeland" ministry. He said Germany needed no advice on its culture and history from ...


 

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