The 2015 Women’s World Cup concluded this weekend with the US defeating Japan 5-2 to take the top prize, and England beating Germany to take third place.
On Tuesday (30 June), Federal Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier, Federal Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg celebrated the 60th anniversary of Germany’s NATO membership with a joint ceremony in Berlin
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visited Germany for four days this month. Visits to Berlin and Frankfurt am Main were on the agenda of this fifth state visit to Germany.
The Queen in Germany
The German government has strongly condemned the most recent acts of terrorism. Chancellor Angela Merkel has sent her condolences to the Tunisian and French Presidents and to the Emir of Kuwait.
German Government Condemns Attacks
The German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) invested a record amount of 2 Billion Euros last year according to its annual report which was presented on Tuesday, June 30.
GIZ Annual Report
This year, two major companies are hoping to tackle that problem. Deutsche ACCUmotive, and subsidiary of Daimler, and Mainova are both testing energy storage systems.
For the first time in its 86-year history, the European Maccabi Games will be held in Germany. The games, which will kick off at Berlin's Olympic Park on July 27, are Europe's largest Jewish sporting event. The games are held every four years.
Since the 19th century, Germany has been a country full of urban gardens. Earlier this month, the federal Ministry for Agriculture and the Ministry for the Environment teamed up to present the “Green in the City” congress to promote urban gardens.
Do you crave ice cream, chocolate, cookies and anything with sugar? Do you have an overpowering sweet tooth that leaves you fantasizing about dessert? If so, Germans would call you a Naschkatze!
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