German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer announced on Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $66 billion for fellow leading farm supplier and seed company Monsanto.
Potential Meger of Agricultural Giants
In regards to crime, the number of cases of immigrants to Germany committing crimes has fallen by 36% and cases of crimes between immigrants has also fallen by 22%. Most of the crimes were related to petty theft and forgery. In comparison to other immigrant populations, those from Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq had proportionally lower crime rates.
Decline Of Immigrant-Related Crime In Germany
Germany’s Angelique Kerber is the newest No.1 ranked female tennis player and winner of the U.S. Open. Her new grand slam title was a result of her match against Czech player Karolina Pliskova on Saturday at the US Open final in Arthur Ashe Stadium. Despite the heat and humidity of New York and falling behind early in the third, Kerber powered through to win 24 of the last 34 points.
Angelique Kerber Wins U.S. Open
In the neighborhood of Spandau in August of 2015, a noticeable shift happened in the quiet corner of Berlin. Refugees were coming in by the day, especially into the capital. That was when Carola, a mother of two and long-time resident of Berlin, along with many others in the Berlin-Spandau, first reached out to the Federal Ministry for Migrants and Refugees (BAMF) to ask how she could help.
Volunteering With Refugees: Berlin
Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.
Germany’s candidacy on the Security Council
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.
A spinnefeind relationship is toxic! Even though this German word translates to "spider inimical", this type of antagonistic relationship is between creatures who have two legs and not eight!
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