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Federal President Gauck Urges “Firm Trust in Ourselves”

Jan 18, 2017 |
Giving final speech

"It is with true confidence that we let our deeply held conviction be heard: We will preserve, develop and defend what we have achieved and what we hold dear to our heart," Federal President Gauck said in his final speech in office.

Ambassador Wittig: We Need A Robust Transatlantic Alliance

Jan 17, 2017 |
NATO Headquarters in Brussels

In an op-ed published in the Huffington Post and in light of recent interview comments made by the President-Elect, Ambassador Peter Wittig promotes the transatlantic alliance.

Security, Legal Measures Proposed in Response to Berlin Attack

Jan 13, 2017 |
Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière and Justice Minister Heiko Maas

In the wake of the deadly attack in Berlin in December, Interior Minister de Maizière and Justice Minister Maas presented 10 security and legal measures.

Far Fewer Asylum Seekers Arrived in Germany in 2016

Jan 11, 2017 |
Refugee at BAMF branch office in Thuringia

Significantly fewer people seeking asylum arrived in Germany in 2016, according to preliminary figures: in 2016 some 280,000 asylum seekers came to Germany, down from 890,000 in 2015.

Roman Herzog Remembered as Highly Admired Statesman

Jan 10, 2017 |
Roman Herzog (1934 - 2017)

The former Federal President is being remembered as a respected and trusted statesman and legal mind, known for his wisdom and direct, down-to-earth manner.

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