Changes in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program and ESTA
Please check the website of the German Federal Foreign Office to learn more about the recent changes to the U.S. Visa Waiver Program and ESTA.
Germany will be sending more troops to support the UN mission in Mali under an expanded and extended mandate approved by the Bundestag. The additional troops will include reconnaissance and site protection forces.
More Troops for Mali
On the 71st anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz, American literary scholar, author and Holocaust survivor Ruth Klüger spoke before the Bundestag about her experiences as a prisoner and forced laborer from the age of 11 to 14.
For ten years, Oliver Baumann has lived in the United States, advising companies and institutions how to make their buildings more sustainable and energy efficient. In just a decade, the German-born CEO transformed his company from a one-man show to a multimillion dollar firm with 25 employees in four locations.
For the first time ever, U.S. News & World Report has released its Best Countries Report at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The inaugural ranking has placed Germany in the top s...
Best Country Rankings
The German National Handball Team capped a sensational, even improbable, tournament run that captured the nation, by winning the championship trophy.
Among the focuses of Germany's chairmanship of the OSCE in 2016 is continued crisis and conflict management in and around Ukraine and in the other unresolved conflicts in the OSCE area.
US President Barack Obama announced that he will make his fifth trip to Germany in April of this year. President Obama will join Chancellor Angela Merkel in opening the annual Hannover Messe, one of the world’s largest industrial trade fairs.
Those of you who were in Cologne on February 4 may have experienced quite a party! In the US, we would call that day "Fat Thursday". But in the German Rhineland, it's known as Weiberfastnacht, which means "Women's Carnival Night".
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