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German Basketball Stars Hope to Qualify for 2015 Eurobasket

Aug 21, 2014 | Germany.info
Germany

The German National Basketball Team has one more game to prove that they are ready to play the in 2015 European basketball tournament. NBA forward Dennis Schröder has made a positive impact on the last few games.

Germany Prepared to Provide Military Assistance to Iraqis

Aug 20, 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Von der Leyen, Steinmeier

The German government decided today, August 20, to authorize further assistance, including military aid and arms deliveries, for Iraq. Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Defense Minister von der Leyen made the announcement in a joint press conference following a discussion with Chancellor Angela Merkel and other cabinet members.

Bundesliga Profits Expected to Soar This Season

Aug 20, 2014 | Germany.info
VfL Wolfsburg

According to a study published by Ernst and Young consulting group, the Bundesliga is more commercially favorable than ever before going into the 2014/15 season. Around 88 percent of club managers are expecting profits to increase this year.

World Humanitarian Day

Aug 20, 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
UN

On August 19, the United Nations honors the principles of international humanitarian assistance and remembers the aid workers who have died in the line of duty. The United Nations has estimated that the global humanitarian need in 2014 amounts to around 13 billion euros, an all-time high.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier On Destruction of Syrian Chemical Weapons

Aug 20, 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Cape Ray

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on August 19 on the completion of the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons on board the American vessel Cape Ray.