Foreign Policy and German-US Relations News

Marshall Plan a Stroke of Good Fortune in Our History

Jun 22, 2017 |
Henry Kissinger and Chancellor Merkel in Berlin

The Marshall Plan for Europe was a stroke of good fortune for German history, Chancellor Merkel said at an event hosted by the The German Marshall Fund of the United States in Berlin.

Ethics Commission Creates World's First Initial Guidelines For Autonomous Vehicles

Jun 21, 2017 | Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
Autonomous driving

The ethics commission on automated and networked driving has developed initial guidelines for policymakers and legislators, permitting automated driving systems, but, with a view to safety, human dignity, personal freedom of choice and data autonomy, setting special requirements.

Merkel: Helmut Kohl was "a Stroke of Luck for us Germans"

Jun 19, 2017 | Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
Chancellor Angela Merkel writes in the book of condolence at the Federal Chancellery.

"We Germans owe him a great deal. I salute his memory." That is what Chancellor Angela Merkel wrote on Sunday in the condolence book for Helmut Kohl at the Federal Chancellery. She paid her respects to the achievements of the former Chancellor who was instrumental in reuniting Germany.

Recognition of Foreign Qualifications Drives Employment

Jun 14, 2017 | Bundesregierung
Nursing staff

Nine out of every ten immigrants who have had their professional qualifications recognised in Germany are gainfully employed. The recognition procedure is paying off for businesses too, concludes a report now adopted by the Cabinet.

"We stand with the British at This Time"

May 23, 2017 | Federal Foreign Office
Brandenburg Gate illuminated in colors of the Union Jack

Chancellor Merkel and Foreign Minister Gabriel both expressed their shock and sympathy following the deadly attack in Manchester. "Germany stands shoulder to shoulder with you," Chancellor Merkel assured the people of the United Kingdom.