Funding for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program has been cut, which has sparked many alumni to speak out about what their exchange experience meant to them. Using the hashtag #saveCBYX, alumni called for continued funding for the program.
Expedition 40 Crew
The Expedition 40 crew from left are Flight Engineer Alexander Skvortsov, Commander Steve Swanson, and Flight Engineers Oleg Artemyev, Alexander Gerst, Maxim Suraev and Reid Wiseman. (NASA 2014)
In the present case, the Foundation has handled the claim to the Guelph Treasure in accordance with the Washington Principles, the Common Declaration, and the Guidelines, and concluded that the property at issue was not confiscated by the Nazis.
"We, the four Ministers call for the strict implementation of all provisions of the Minsk agreements starting from a comprehensive ceasefire and withdrawal of heavy weapons."
Ministerial Meeting on Ukraine in Paris
Ahead of the G7 Summit in Elmau in June, young people from the G7 states—Germany, France, the UK, Canada, Italy, Japan and the USA—will meet in Berlin in May, together with experts from business, government and civil society, to discuss the same central topics that the leaders will discuss.
Youth Summit in Berlin
The German Federal Statistical Office released a more detailed report of German economic growth in 2014, which shows increases in exports and imports as well as a budget surplus. The ifo Business Climate Index continues to increase.
The hot dog: a delicious and convenient meal often found at sporting events, late-night eateries and the food carts on the streets of New York. But this "All-American" treat has origins in Europe and is a variation of the German "Frankfurter".
Hot Dog Origins
Today, twenty-five years after a peaceful revolution removed the artificial boundary and led to the unification of Europe, a movement is underway along the former Iron Curtain—in the form of chromium steel, titanium, and spandex.
While being called Tarzan is usually a compliment, being referred to as a Spargeltarzan is much less flattering. Literally translated, it means "asparagus-Tarzan". And no one wants to look like a stal...
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