Federal Economic Minister Sigmar Gabriel announced revised expectations for growth in the German economy on April 22. Experts anticipate up to 1.8 percent growth for Germany in 2015 and 2016.
In January 2014, in response to a request from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the German Government agreed to assist in the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons. On April 30, 2015 the destruction of the remnants of Syrian chemical weapons transported from Syria to Germany was completed in Munster.
Syrian Chemical Weapons
This years marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Germany and Israel. On May 12, 1965, the two countries exchanged ambassadors for the first time since the start of World War II. The relationship between Germany and Israel has grown stronger ever since.
Federal President Joachim Gauck was joined by Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, at a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
Commemoration at Bergen-Belsen
The German Bundestag invites you, in cooperation with the with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin to to apply for an International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) to spend five months in Berlin.
Several members of Congress and the German Bundestag reaffirmed their commitment and support for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) program recently on Capitol Hill.
The Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT) is bringing magic to life in their laboratories with their latest invention. After years of research, a team of German scientists have developed a way to make solid objects invisible.
We've all met them, and unless you're one of them, you probably find them highly annoying: Musterknaben. These "perfect" children are highly disciplined, educated and polite, and you'll usually find them charming teachers and parents.
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