- Africa: Ifad Head Travels to Germany to Strengthen Partnerships for Investments in Rural People
[IFAD]Rome -In light of the impact that Ebola and other global crises are now having on food security in some developing countries, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. ...
All Africa. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:24:11 GMT.
- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Germany remains unchanged
BRUSSELS, Nov. 21, 2014 -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Germany was unchanged in September at 107.5 (2004 = 100), following a 1.3 percent decline in August, and a 0.4 percent decline in July. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:00:00 EST.
- Quiz of the week's news
What trick did a German town play on neo-Nazi marchers?
BBC News. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:33:13 GMT.
- The day the entire German fleet surrendered
Why did 270 warships gather peacefully in one place?
BBC News. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:30:48 GMT.
- Lighting equipment manufacturer Metz files for insolvency
German television and photographic equipment maker Metz has filed for insolvency according to German media. Metz is known for producing high-end lighting equipment including flash units, studio flashes, and video lights. ...
Digital Photography Review. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:31:02 Z.
- Vettel wants to emulate Schumacher at Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel admitted he hopes to emulate his "greatest idol" and fellow German Michael Schumacher after being announced as a Ferrari driver for next season on Nov. 20.
Hurriyet. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:05:00 +0200.
- Thomas Middelhoff, Ex-Chief of Bertelsmann, Must Remain in Jail During Appeal
A court rejected Mr. Middelhoff’s plea to be released while appealing his recent conviction for embezzling from the German retailer Arcandor.
By Jack Ewing. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:37:44 GMT.
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- GM approves Opel SUV and engine investments in Germany, Poland
GM CEO Mary Barra said today Opel will add a flagship SUV to its lineup. The model will launch by the end of the decade. GM will also invest more than $627 million in the production of new engines and transmissions in Germany and Poland.
AutoNews.com. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:22:13 EST. Subscription required.
- ThyssenKrupp Posts First Annual Profit in 3 Years
In an apparent sign of confidence, the German industrial conglomerate said it would propose paying a small dividend after a three-year suspension.
By Stanley Reed. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:11:02 GMT.
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- Donors Discuss Green Climate Fund
Officials from a group of wealthy countries are meeting in Berlin to discuss a fund to help developing countries deal with climate change. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:36:21 -0500.
Facts About Germany
The Federal Republic of Germany, located in north central Europe, is a
federal multi-party republic with a bicameral legislature.
Its capital city is Berlin, and its currency is the Euro.
The primary language spoken in Germany is German, although the Slavic
Sorbian language is used by a small minority. In 2007, Germany's
estimated population was 82,401,000.
For more news and information about Germany, visit this official
German government website.
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