"The withdrawal of weapons, finally agreed upon today, is an important step towards securing the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, which I very much welcome," Foreign Minister Steinmeier said on Tuesday.
Withdrawal of Weapons
New data from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) shows that more foreign professionals were recognized last year than ever before. Over 13,000 professionals with foreign certifications were accepted into the German workforce in 2014.
Chancellor Merkel visited the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at New York's Ground Zero on September 27, guided by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Visit to 9/11 Memorial
A free trade agreement between the EU and the USA is an indispensable foundation on which to build prosperity, growth and competitiveness in Germany and Europe. Chancellor Angela Merkel recently called for support for the transatlantic project.
Chancellor Merkel Voices Support for TTIP
Germany advanced one spot in the World Economic Forum Global Competitive Index this year, reaching fourth place in the list of most competitive economies. The WEF report measures the health of an economy using indicators like unemployment rate, innovation, and foreign direct investment.
Putting an end to the killing in Syria was a “political and moral duty,” Foreign Minister Steinmeier said after meeting with Secretary Kerry in Berlin on Sunday. They agreed that the only way to stop the civil war in Syria was to launch a new political and diplomatic initiative.
In the quarter century since East and West Germany were reunified, the economic and social differences between the two regions has lessened every year. The Ministry for Economics and Energy investigates the unification process annually in the “State of German Unity” Report.
State of German Unity
The return of the wolves has been celebrated not only by conservation groups, but also by average citizens. In a poll before the International Wolf Conference, 80 percent of respondents were pleased to hear the wolf population was growing.
International Wolf Conference
A Laufmasche is a run in your stockings - the kind that can easily make your glamorous outfit look... well, less elegant, to say the least! A Laufmasche has the potential to ruin an entire outfit - and the worst part is that it can grow throughout the day.
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