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German Pair Have Eyes on Gold in Sochi

Feb 11, 2014 |
Aljona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy

Aljona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy, have their eyes fixed on winning gold in Sochi in what is likely their last time on the Olympic stage. They go into the free program on Wednesday in second place.

State Secretary Flasbarth Holds Talks on International Climate Policy in DC

Feb 10, 2014 |
State Secretary Flasbarth with EPA Administrator Gina Mc Carthy

In Washington, DC, State Secretary Flasbarth held talks at the Department of Energy and the Department of State and met with US Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Donovan, World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati, EPA Administrator McCarthy, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Energy and Environment Issues Michelle Patron, among other officials.

Steinmeier in Afghanistan: 2014 a Crucial Year

Feb 10, 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Steinmeier in Afghanistan

Visiting Kabul on Sunday, Foreign Minister Steinmeier made it clear that Germany would support Afghanistan on its way to a future of its own choosing.

Germany a Tourism Hotspot in 2013

Feb 10, 2014 |
2011 Festival of Lights

New tourism data reveals that more people than ever are visiting Germany. The report registered a 4 percent increase in tourism from abroad. Many have cited Berlin as a big draw for young visitors.

Maria Höfl-Riesch Starts Off Sochi With Gold

Feb 10, 2014 |

German Alpine skier Maria Höfl-Riesch took home the gold in the first weekend at the Sochi Olympic games after finishing her super combined race in 2 minutes 34.62 seconds. She will compete in four further events at the 2014 Winter Olympics.