Pew Reveals Support for TTIP in US and Germany
More than half of Germans and Americans support the implementation of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), according to a new report released by Pew Research Center.
On his first official visit to China since returning to office, Foreign Minister Steinmeier spent Sunday, April 13, in Hebei province. On Monday, he conducted political talks in Beijing.
German Ambassador Peter Ammon joined Robert Vogel, Superintendent of the National Mall and Memorial Parks, in marking the restoration of the German-American Friendship Garden on the grounds of the Washington Monument on Friday, April 11.
Friendship Garden Celebration
"In performing my new duties, my aim will be above all to strengthen contacts between the civil societies of Germany and North America," Bundestag Member Hardt said about his new position.
The International Women’s Media Foundation has announced the creation of a photojournalism award honoring Anja Niedringhaus, the AP photographer killed earlier this month while on assignment in Afghanistan.
Award to Honor Niedringhaus
The International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook, a report released annually in April predicts global recovery for 2014. Germany is expected to grow by 1.7 percent in 2014 and 1.6 percent in 2015.
World Economic Outlook
FC Bayern Munich is looking to defend their Champion's League title by advancing to the finals at the end of the month against Real Madrid. The first leg of the semifinals will be played on April 23 and the second on April 30.
The Easter season is a time when all customs seem to symbolize renewal, life and the beginning of spring. Colorful eggs, special meals, huge bonfires and, of course, church services are some of the customs that mark this special time of year.
In German, there is a particular word to describe an old confirmed bachelor who loathes the idea of getting married: a Hagestolz.
Word of the Week