1. Dachau Concentration Camp Chancellor Merkel Attends 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Dachau
  2. Earthquake Kills More Than 3,000 - Nepal Swift Response in Nepal
  3. EU Open House Visit Germany and France in One Stop at the Annual EU Open House
Dachau Concentration Camp

Chancellor Merkel Attends 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Dachau

"It is very fortunate that people like you are willing to tell your life stories about the unending suffering that Germany inflicted on you during the era of National Socialism," Chancellor Merkel told survivors at the 70th anniversary remembrance ceremony for the liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp.

Earthquake Kills More Than 3,000 - Nepal

Swift Response in Nepal

Following the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the Federal Foreign Office has set aside 2.5 million euros in emergency aid to the victims. Chancellor Merkel offered her deepest condolences to Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala immediately following the disaster.

EU Open House

Visit Germany and France in One Stop at the Annual EU Open House

Saturday, May 9 - Visit Germany and France at the same time during the annual EU Open House from 10 am to 4 pm at the German Embassy in Washington.

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Government Raises Growth Forecast

Federal Economic Minister Sigmar Gabriel announced revised expectations for growth in the German economy on April 22. Experts anticipate up to 1.8 percent growth for Germany in 2015 and 2016.

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50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations

This years marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Germany and Israel. On May 12, 1965, the two countries exchanged ambassadors for the first time since the start of World War II. The relationship between Germany and Israel has grown stronger ever since.

Federal President Gauck

70 Years After Liberation: Commemoration at Bergen-Belsen

Federal President Joachim Gauck was joined by Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, at a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

Meeting at Pentagon

Defense Minister von der Leyen Meets with Defense Secretary Carter

In their meeting at the Pentagon, they talked about the implementation of NATO decisions from the Wales summit, further proceedings in Afghanistan as well as the fight against ISIS.

International Parliamentary Scholarships (IPS) program

International Parliamentary Scholarship Applications Open

The German Bundestag invites you, in cooperation with the with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin to to apply for an International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) to spend five months in Berlin.

Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson (l) spoke with Bundestag members (l-r) Jörn Wunderlich, Dagmar Freitag, and Bartholomäus Kalb.

Members of Congress & German Bundestag Declare Support for CBYX

Several members of Congress and the German Bundestag reaffirmed their commitment and support for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) program recently on Capitol Hill.

Wolfgang Niersbach und Michael Mueller

UEFA Champions League Finals in Berlin

The eyes of the soccerverse are once again on Germany as the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Women's Champions League trophies have been delivered to Berlin. FC Bayern is in the semifinals and the women’s team FFC Frankfurt has already reached the finale.

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Word of the Week: Kopfkino

Does your imagination run wild? Do you think up detailed stories in your head? Maybe you've got a Kopfkino!

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