Germany's love of life in the fast lane
When German politician Sigmar Gabriel suggested a speed limit on all stretches of the autobahn, there was a collective drawing-in of breath and raising of eyebrows.
Wednesday May 15
Turkish Daily News
Neo-Nazi probe is a peerless failure: German report
An interim parliamentary report reveals German spy agencies' failure at investigating neo-Nazi Nationalist Socialist Union cell as courtroom wranglings dominate second hearing of the trial A general view of the courtroom as proceedings are resumed in the trial of Beate Zschaepe and four others allegedly involved in neo-Nazi racist murders.
Tue May 14, 2013
'Monsieur weak' and 'Madame strong'
France and Germany set the tone in the EU. But relations between Berlin and Paris have reached a low point, to the detriment of all of Europe.
Mon May 13, 2013
International Business Times
Private equity owners pick IPO banks for Grohe
They are pursuing a so-called dual track process that may result in an initial public offering or sale to a competitor or other investor and may take place in the third or fourth quarter, two people familiar with the transaction said.
Speed limit: German politician's campaign trail hits a bump as party...
It was a call for road safety - but pleas for a speed-limit may have damaged one of Germany's political parties in their fight to challenge chancellor Angela Merkel.
Fri May 10, 2013
Talks held with Germany on sustainable social welfare
The Communist Party of Viet Nam and the Social Democratic Party of Germany held their third dialogue yesterday in Ha Noi, focusing on challenges facing sustainable social welfare policies for the people of both nations, and solutions to these issues.
The Heritage Foundation
The Euro Loses a Big Supporter and Gains a New Neo-Con
The new poster child for the budding European neo-conservative: Oskar Lafontaine? Lafontaine, German history majors will recall, is the Social Democrat and former German finance minister who helped launch the European Monetary Union .
Sacrilege! Could Germany's famous high-speed Autobahn roadways get a 75mph speed limit?
If you've ever dreamed of hitting Germany's iconic Autobahn, known for its stretches of road where speed limits are left entirely up to the driver , than you might want to act quick.
International anti-austerity trend; Soros's recommended Eurozone-split
After years in which Obama and Bernanke were less "Austerian" than their counterparts in all other major economies , these roles may be in the process of reversing.
Lithuanian president awarded for being 'extraordinary European'
Coinciding with Europe Day, the award ceremony took place in the German city of Aachen and was dubbed the "EU Oscar" by Lithuanian media.
Thu May 09, 2013
Charlemagne: Enter Herr Prasident Schulz
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German politicians discover social media
German politicians are discovering the benefits and advantages of social media in the run-up to the federal election this fall, even though their campaigning is still taking place largely offline.
Wed May 08, 2013
Last summer of speed?: Unlimited German autobahn speeds could end this fall
If you want to enjoy driving on the unlimited-speed German autobahn, you might want to get in gear.
The Miami Herald
Merkel challenger hits brakes on autobahn limits
Peer Steinbrueck is trying to halt a debate set off by a Social Democrat colleague about whether to introduce speed limits on all German highways - a potential turnoff for voters.
Tue May 07, 2013
Emotions running high at neo-Nazi trial
There was tight security around the courthouse as the NSU trial began in Munich on Monday.
To quota or not to quota that is the problem
AFTER A HIGHLY CHARGED debate German MPs voted last month against a proposal to introduce fixed female quotas on company boards.
Mon May 06, 2013
International Business Times
'Neo-Nazi' Beate Zschape Stands Trial for Racist Murders in Germany
A suspected Nazi sympathiser has gone on trial in Munich on charges of involvement in the racist killing of ten people.
Sun May 05, 2013
FDP turns optimistic on election prospects
After a turbulent year, the Free Democreats projected confidence at a party congress in Nuremberg.
Fri May 03, 2013
Germany ready for Munich trial of alleged neo-Nazi Beate Zschaepe
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Thu May 02, 2013
Protestant Church congress focuses on dialogue
The 34th annual German Protestant Church conference is taking place in Hamburg May 1-5. More than 100,000 people - including a number of high-profile politicians - will pray, celebrate and discuss together.