News Archive

Further EU Sanctions Against Russia

Sep 11, 2014 |
Merkel in the Bundestag

Chancellor Merkel, speaking to the Bundestag on Thursday, called for the sanctions to be implemented immediately, saying that despite progress on the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, it was unclear how far Russia had gone in fulfilling the agreed upon plan for a peaceful solution.

British, German and French Embassies Call For Climate Action in DC

Sep 11, 2014 |

On September 9,  German, British and French diplomatic missions around the globe joined forces to host the first trilateral “Climate Diplomacy Day” to highlight the importance of their diplomatic partnership and emphasize the need for ongoing climate action.

Iraq: Merkel and Steinmeier Welcome Formation of New Government

Sep 10, 2014 |
Chancellor Angela Merkel

“The formation of an inclusive unity government is an important first step on the way to stabilization and peace,” Chancellor Merkel said in congratulating Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on his election and the swearing in of his cabinet.

Bundestag Commemorates Outbreak of World War II

Sep 10, 2014 |
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski

To mark the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II, the German Bundestag held a special remembrance ceremony on Wednesday, September 10, at which Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski was the keynote speaker.

Germany Continues To Be Market Leader in Luxury and Electric Cars

Sep 9, 2014 |
BMW and Mercedes Logo

With brands like BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, and Mercedes, it isn't hard to believe that Germany is on the top end of the car-production spectrum. The automobile industry was responsible for 361 billion euros in turnover in 2013, which accounts for a staggering 20 percent of German industrial power.