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“Dreams Can Come True”: Tenth Grade German Student Goes to National Art Contest

Mar 28, 2017 |
PTA’s Reflections Art Contest

Max, a tenth grade student from Germany, is heading to nationals. Nothing unusual, one would say. But Max is autistic. His self-composed song “I Need You” won in the state of Maryland in the PTA’s Reflections Art Contest.

60 Years of the Treaties of Rome: Europe, a Success Story

Mar 24, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
Calling for a strong EU

The EU is a success story. That is why we want to continue along the path of cooperation, working together to find solutions. To mark the anniversary, the 27 Heads of State and Government of the member states and the EU institutions will gather in Rome on March 25 to reaffirm their commitment to the joint European course.

Thomas Buergenthal Receives Order of Merit for Lifelong Commitment to Human Rights

Mar 23, 2017 |
Order of Merit for Thomas Buergenthal

After surviving the Holocaust as a child–first in a ghetto in Poland and then in Auschwitz and Sachsenhausen concentration camps and even a death march–Thomas Buergenthal dedicated his life to the protection of human rights as a judge and law professor.

3-D Printers Replicate Reformation-Era Artifacts

Mar 23, 2017 |
3-D Printing

One of the most symbolic objects of the Reformation is the indulgence chest - a wooden artifact used by the Catholic Church to collect payments for indulgences. One of these historic chests is located at the Luther House Museum in Wittenberg, Germany, but today's 3-D printing technology is bringing replicas of Reformation-era artifacts like this one to the United States.

Additional $250 Million for Stabilization and Humanitarian Assistance in Iraq and Syria

Mar 22, 2017 |
Global Coalition Working to Defeat ISIS

At the meeting of the international anti-ISIS alliance in Washington, DC, Germany announced an additional $250 million in aid for stabilization and humanitarian assistance in Iraq and Syria.

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