News Archive

Postcards from the Trenches: A Personal View of the Great War

Aug 12, 2014 |
Otto Schubert, The Best Time of the Day, 1915

Fifty illustrated postcards by the German artist Otto Schubert, sent from the battlefields of the First World War, form the centerpiece of an exhibition opening August 19 at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in downtown Washington.

Iraq: Germany Ups Aid, Supports US Intervention

Aug 11, 2014 |
Refugees near Erbil

Foreign Minister Steinmeier welcomed the mandate for the formation of a government in Iraq. Responding to the needs of hundreds of thousands of refugees in northern Iraq, Germany has increased its humanitarian aid to a total of 4.4 million euros.

Miroslav Klose Retires From International Play

Aug 11, 2014 |
Klose World Cup

Miroslav Klose announced his retirement from the National Team this week. He has played in 137 games for Germany and  holds records for most goals scored in a German uniform, 71, and most World Cup Goals scored by any player, 16.

Manuel Neuer Named Footballer of the Year

Aug 11, 2014 |
Neuer Glove

Sports journalists across Germany voted over the weekend to name the 2014 Footballer of the Year. After the votes were tallied, the winner was clear: National Team and FC Bayern Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

Steinmeier Condemns ISIS Attacks on Religious Minorities

Aug 8, 2014 | Federal Foreign Office
Foreign Minister Steinmeier

"The murder, systematic expulsion and forced conversions of Christians, Yazidi and members of other religious minorities by ISIS terrorists in Iraq represent a new dimension of terror. We condemn these horrific crimes, which target entire ethnic groups, in the strongest possible terms."