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 German Bundestag would have to approve an extension of the assistance program for Greece this week. Without an extension, the program expires at midnight on Saturday.
Assistance for Greece
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.
Since the early 20th century, doughnuts have been a popular treat in the United States. More than 10 billion doughnuts are consumed annually in the US, due in part to the large-scale expansion of corporations like Krispy Kreme and Dunkin Donuts. Although the diversity of colorful and frosted doughnuts might seem like an American delicacy, the origin of these sugar-laden treats lies at least partially in Germany.
The Origins of the Doughnut
The Robotics and Mechatronics Center at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) has made strides in recent years in developing humanoid robots. The ultimate goal is to produce robots that are sensitive enough to work in a human environment.
If you're craving a healthy snack, what do you go for? Studentenfutter, perhaps? The German word Studentenfutter means "students' feed", but describes what we typically refer to as trail mix. And it has an interesting story dating back to the 1600s.
Word of the Week