1. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble Extension of Financial Assistance Program for Greece
  2. Equipment delivery Bundeswehr Sends More Equipment to Kurdish Forces
  3. Bob and Skeleton World Championships 2015 Bobsleigh & Skelton Athletes Slide into Winterberg for Worlds
Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble

Extension of Financial Assistance Program for Greece

The German Bundestag on Friday voted by a wide margin to approve the extension of the Eurozone financial assistance program for Greece. The extension gives Greece four more months to successfully complete the program.

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Bundeswehr Sends More Equipment to Kurdish Forces

The German Bundeswehr is currently preparing another delivery of military equipment and supplies in the non-lethal category to assist Kurdish forces in northern Iraq in the fight against ISIS.

Bob and Skeleton World Championships 2015

Bobsleigh & Skelton Athletes Slide into Winterberg for Worlds

The city of Winterberg, translated as "Winter Mountain” in English, is aptly named, given that it is currently playing host to the 2015 Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships. The winter sporting event takes place every two years, and this is the second time the city in North Rhine-Westphalia has hosted.

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CBYX Alumni Speak Out On Scholarship Funding Cuts

Funding for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program has been cut, which has sparked many alumni to speak out about what their exchange experience meant to them. Using the hashtag #saveCBYX, alumni called for continued funding for the program.

Expedition 40 Crew

NASA Welcomes Expeditions 40 & 41 Crew Home

On Wednesday, February 25th NASA and its International Partners welcomed the Expeditions 40 and 41 Crew members home from their time on the International Space Station.

Guelph Treasure collection

Statement from Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation

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.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier in Paris

Declaration on the Ministerial Meeting on Ukraine in Paris

"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."

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Young People From G7 States Invited to Youth Summit in Berlin

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.

Daxkurve an der Börse in Frankfurt am Main

Business Mood Brightens as Final 2014 Data Released

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.

hot dog

The Hot Dog: An All-American Treat with German Origins

The hot dog: a delicious and convenient meal often found at sporting events, late-night eateries and the food carts on the streets of New York. But this "All-American" treat has origins in Europe and is a variation of the German "Frankfurter".

Michael Cramer, Member of the European Parliament and chairman of its transportation committee, is "the godfather" of the Iron Curtain Trail

10,000 km Along the Iron Curtain

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.

Spargeltarzan

Word of the Week: Spargeltarzan

While being called Tarzan is usually a compliment, being referred to as a Spargeltarzan is much less flattering. Literally translated, it means "asparagus-Tarzan". And no one wants to look like a stalk of asparagus!

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