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"The success of the German apprenticeship model builds on the conviction that it is an equivalent alternative to college education," Ambassador Wittig writes in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.
Wall Street Journal Op-Ed
Chancellor Merkel wants to work "closely, in a spirit of friendship and trust" with French President Macron. The two leaders agreed that they should produce a joint roadmap for EU projects.
Macron in Berlin
Thousands of people visited the German Embassy during the 2017 EU Open House - an annual event at which European embassies open their doors to the public. This year's event featured a range of attractions from slackline performances to honey bee displays and a soccer station.
EU Open House 2017
An artifact of the American Civil Rights Movement has made a long trek across the Atlantic and found a new home in Berlin. The house that civil rights icon Rosa Parks lived in for two years in Detroit in the 1950 has been rebuilt in Berlin's Wedding district.
Rosa Parks House
Germany will begin issuing new passports with even more security features, including secure paper with watermarks and other features that become visible under UV light.
A popular strategy to language learning of any kind, but perhaps especially so with a more complicated language such as German, is keeping a sense of humor about it. As such, we interviewed German language learners of all ages to ask about their funniest language mistakes they have made.
Take a look at your desk. Is it organized and clean? Or is every square inch of space covered in files, notes and papers? If your desk is a mess, there's a good chance it's a Zettelwirtschaft.
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