1. Employment Growth of 1.5 Percent, Record Employment Forecast for 2015
  2. Concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation Commemorated
  3. Vollmer Germany’s Sebastian Vollmer Takes Second Shot at Super Bowl Title
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Growth of 1.5 Percent, Record Employment Forecast for 2015

Germany’s economy will grow by 1.5 percent in 2015, and employment numbers will reach an all-time high of 42.8 million people employed, according to the forecast in the 2015 Annual Economic Report drafted by the Federal Government.

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.

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

Sebastian Vollmer, one of four German players in the National Football League, will make his second Super Bowl appearance on Sunday with the New England Patriots as they face the Seattle Seahawks in Phoenix.

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Violins of Hope – Each and Every Violin Has a Story to Tell

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, musicians of the Berlin Philharmonie performed a commemorative concert using some 20 historic string instruments once belonging to Jewish musicians who were either murdered or who emigrated.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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Word of the Week: Tante-Emma-Laden

If you're making dinner and you forgot an ingredient, what do you do? Well, some of you might head over to a grocery store. But depending on where you are, it might be easier to walk to theTante-Emma-...

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