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  1. Germany approves quota system that will require leading companies to...Read the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago |

    ... (R), German Minister of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a session at the Bundestag (lower house of parliament) on March 5, 2015 in Berlin. BERLIN - Germany's Parliament on Friday ...


  2. German crowdfunding law will choke start-up financing - lobby groupRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Australian

    A German draft law to supervise crowdfunding and protect small investors against heavy losses risks choking off support for fledgling businesses, an lobby group said in a paper for a March 16 parliamentary hearing on the proposed legislation. Worried that German companies are falling behind in the digital age, Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition is keen to promote innovation and start-ups, but industry group Bitkom said the proposed law would undermine that goal.


  3. German Parliament approves quota for female directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... either," Manuela Schwesig, the minister for women and families, told ZDF television. Lawmakers from Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition of conservatives and Social Democrats backed the legislation Friday. Opposition lawmakers who argued ...


  4. Ceiling CrackedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    ... to me to start with the very biggest [companies], where most women work." The measure was backed by Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party and the Social Democrats. Opponents, who said the quota system didn't go far enough, abstained.


  5. Common values bind Japan and GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    German leader Angela Merkel will visit Japan next Monday and Tuesday, her first visit in seven years. I would like to extend my warmest welcome to the chancellor, who will be visiting only Japan on this tour.


  6. German Parliament Approves Quotas for Women on Company BoardsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Max

    Germany's lower house of parliament passed legislation on Friday requiring major companies to allot 30 percent of seats on non-executive boards to women, as a new survey found females remain grossly under-represented in business life. Although Germany has been led by a woman, Angela Merkel, since 2005, there is not a single female chief executive among the 30 largest firms on Germany's blue-chip DAX index.


  7. Greek and German bruisers limber up for 'rumble in the eurozone'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    ... public purse -- comes from the same region as the proverbial Swabian housewife praised by German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a paragon of thrift and self-control. Lafazanis even upbraided the government's maverick Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, ...


  8. An Israeli and German Alliance Decades in the MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Forward

    ... friendly relations continue to deepen." But the warm intentions tell only part of the story. Led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, the German government has repeatedly criticized Israel's policies in the West Bank, and recent public opinion polls in ...


  9. German parliament approves female boardroom quotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    ... but a formal accord among Germany's three-party grand coalition was not reached until a year later. Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet approved the plan in December. Small businesses will also be required to take steps to improve workplace equality, ...


  10. Japan unlikely to meet carbon reduction targets: GreenpeaceRead the original story

    6 hrs ago |

    The Japanese government will not meet its future carbon reduction targets if it continues to base its energy mix on a significant share of nuclear power, Greenpeace warned on Friday. On the eve of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's arrival in Japan, the organisation has urged her to promote the German Energy Transition during her visit.


  11. Gabriel assembles German industry allianceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... exports. For this reason, the German government wants to found a consortium, "Industry 4.0". German Chancellor Angela Merkel has assigned the head of the Telekom Timotheus HA ttges and SAP chairman Bernd Leukert the task of building an industrial ...


  12. Renzi seeks to end Putin's international isolationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | EUobserver

    ... strictly comply with the agreements reached on February 12, in Minsk," with the help of German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Francois Hollande. "I am sure it will open possibilities for a comprehensive peace settlement and ...


  13. Israeli envoy to Germany reads out hate mail embassy receives dailyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... at a cartoonist during a debate on free speech, missing his target but killing a filmmaker. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged to do everything to ensure the safety of Jews in a country whose very identity is shaped by the Holocaust. Last ...


  14. German parliament to vote on quota for women on company boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    ... but a formal accord among Germany's three-party grand coalition was not reached until a year later. Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet approved the plan in December. Small businesses will also be required to take steps to improve workplace equality, ...


  15. Frank Richter uses the power of talk to help German towns think about immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... The hearts of Pegida organizers are "cold and often full of prejudice, and even hatred," German Chancellor Angela Merkel had remarked. The news media were "a bunch of liars," the Pegida organizers were claiming. In hundreds of letters people from ...


  16. Vladimir Putin Wants to Break Up the U.S.-German PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... order. At the heart of this unity has been the German-American partnership. Berlin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have taken the lead in both shaping that response and negotiating with Putin. This solidarity has clearly surprised Putin, who has ...


  17. This Amazing Harvard Rejection Letter Is Fake, but We Would...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | E! Online

    ... "40 minutes of you making animals noises" They will be returning the copy of Grownups 2 signed by Chancellor Angela Merkel , which she called her "greatest possession." Recommendation letters came from her "#4 side ho Derek" and "Chief Keef," who ...


  18. Putin courts Italy in bid to ease tensions over Ukraine conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... in Milan in June, saying the Minsk accord can help improve EU-Russia relations. While German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande also flew to Moscow to negotiate a deal on Ukraine with Putin in February, Russia remains ...


  19. Did student really apply for Harvard by sending 40-minute mixtape and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    ... candidate should send recommendations from teachers rather than "your copy of 'Grown Ups 2' sign by Chancellor Angela Merkel". A Twitter by the name of Molly Alice McGaan says she wrote the letter as a joke for her school magazine. Although ...


  20. Crimson CaperRead the original story

    Yesterday | New Urban Legends

    ... animal noises is not "fire"). In addition, we will be returning your copy of Grownups 2 signed by Chancellor Angela Merkel, because you said it's your "greatest possession" and we don't want it. We also suggest obtaining recommendation letters from ...