1. Concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation Commemorated
  2. Foreign Ministers Lavrov, Steinmeier, Klimkin and Fabius Ukraine Talks: No Breakthrough, but Tangible Progress
  3. Steel Talons German-US Military Cooperation Runs Deep at Holloman Air Force Base
Concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland

70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation Commemorated

“There is no German identity without Auschwitz,” Federal President Joachim Gauck said at the hour of remembrance in the German Bundestag on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. “Remembering the Holocaust remains a matter for every citizen of Germany.

Foreign Ministers Lavrov, Steinmeier, Klimkin and Fabius

Ukraine Talks: No Breakthrough, but Tangible Progress

The German, French, Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers met again on January 21 in Berlin to discuss ways of defusing the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

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German-US Military Cooperation Runs Deep at Holloman Air Force Base

Over 600 German airmen and women are stationed in New Mexico to do flight training. They eat, sleep, and train alongside their US counterparts, strengthening the strong military ties between the two countries.

E3+3 talks in Vienna, July 2014

Give Diplomacy with Iran a Chance

"With the eyes of the world upon us, we must demonstrate our commitment to diplomacy to try to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue within the deadline we have set," the EU High Representative and the Foreign Ministers of Germany, France and Britain write in a joint article.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Brussels

Steinmeier Attends Foreign Affairs Council Meeting in Brussels

During the meeting, the EU foreign ministers called for closer cooperation with Arab and Muslim countries in the fight against terrorism. This involves the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Turkey.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier

Series of Readings Launches German‑Israeli Anniversary Year

Germany and Israel established diplomatic relations 50 years ago. Foreign Minister Steinmeier launched a year of German‑Israeli anniversary celebrations with the first in a series of readings and discussions.

Detroit Auto Show 2015

Germany’s A9 Autobahn Will Soon Be Home to Self-Driving Cars

Alexander Dobrindt, Germany’s Transportation Minister, announced in an interview with Frankfurter Algemeine Zeitung that a section of Germany’s A9 highway will soon be the digital testing strip for German car companies to try out their assisted driving and fully automatic vehicles.

Stock Exchange in Frankfurt am Main

Steady Growth for German Economy

The latest GDP figures show that Europe’s largest economy grew by 1.5 percent in 2014, up from previous estimates of 1.4 percent. The ten-year average for annual German GDP growth is 1.2 percent.

Carol Kahn Strauss receives order of merit

Understanding through cooperation – Germany decorates Carol Kahn Strauss

On January 20, 2015 Ms. Carol Kahn Strauss was presented the Commander´s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by Consul General Brita Wagener. The decoration had been awarded in appreciation of her outstanding accomplishments and commitment to German-American-Jewish relations for more than two decades.

Vollmer

Germany’s Sebastian Vollmer Takes Second Shot at Super Bowl Title

With the AFC and NFC Championships decided, the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots are training hard for Super Bowl XLIX. Sebastian Vollmer, one of the only German players in the National Football League, will make his second Super Bowl appearance on February 1st for the Patriots.

Kehrwoche

Word of the Week: Kehrwoche

How would you feel if you had to clean the common areas in your apartment building? Well, Germans do it! In some buildings, residents are required to clean the building during their assigned Kehrwoche ("sweep week")!

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