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The liberal Free Democratic Party is
The liberal Free Democratic Party is fighting for survivalThe EconomistLOOKING every bit his youthful 34 years and sounding combative, Christian Lindner told Germany's liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) at their gathering on December 8th that “the time for mourning is over”. But it remains to be seen whether Mr Lindner ...
Posted on 12 December 2013 | 12:28 pm
Malaysia and Germany in semifinals - The
The HinduMalaysia and Germany in semifinalsThe HinduThe 'bashing boys' from Malaysia edged out Korea 2-1 to prove critics wrong, while defending champion Germany prevailed over Australia 4-3 in a battle of titans to reach the semifinals of the junior World Cup hockey tournament here on Thursday. This ...and more »
Posted on 12 December 2013 | 11:33 am
If Canada (and Sweden and Germany) Can Fix
If Canada (and Sweden and Germany) Can Fix Mail Delivery, Why Can't the US?Businessweek (blog)Only hours after Canada Post unveiled its plan to end home delivery in cities, an email appeared in my inbox. It was a press release from U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., praising the Canadian decision. The email was a remainder of the oddity of ...and more »
Posted on 12 December 2013 | 9:48 am
SCHOTT Shutters Thin-Film Solar Factory In
SCHOTT Shutters Thin-Film Solar Factory In GermanyForbesSCHOTT, the multinational specialty glass manufacturer, said it would shutter a thin-film solar plant in Jena, Germany on Tuesday in response to weak market demand and depressed prices. The factory cost more than $100 million to construct and began ...
Posted on 12 December 2013 | 9:47 am
WWII aviator shot down in Germany to be
WWII aviator shot down in Germany to be buried in ColoradoFox NewsThe body of a U.S. aviator who disappeared over Germany during World War II will be buried at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver on Friday. Army Capt. Franklin B. Tostevin was shot down on March 20, 1945, but his remains were not accounted for ...and more »
Posted on 12 December 2013 | 8:12 am
Soccer-Germany-based IFS plans to build newSOFIA, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Germany-based company IFS plans to spend 50 million euros ($68.77 million) on a new 33,000-capacity stadium in Sofia with the Bulgarian capital hoping to be among the European cities hosting matches at Euro 2020. "Our intention is ...
Posted on 12 December 2013 | 6:37 am
WWII aviator shot down in Germany to beIn this World War II-era photo, made available Dec. 11, 2013 courtesy Dept. of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office, previously missing in action U.S. Army aviator Capt. Franklin B. Tostevin is pictured.AP The body of a U.S. aviator who ...
Posted on 11 December 2013 | 11:55 pm
Germany's Cejka takes 1-shot lead after 1stFour-time European Tour champion Alex Cejka of Germany upstaged a star-filled field with an 8-under 64 Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Thailand Golf Championship. Collecting trophies is a habit of Tiger Woods.
Posted on 11 December 2013 | 11:51 pm
Germany's Solar Star FadesAnd despite the pell-mell growth in the U.S., there’s still millions of roofs left to solarize. In the third quarter of 2013, residential rooftop solar grew by a record 186 megawatts in the U.S, a 49 percent spike over the year-ago-quarter. Total ...
Posted on 11 December 2013 | 10:45 pm
Germany Cuts Wine Production Estimate asGermany’s wine production, Europe’s fourth-biggest, probably fell 6.5 percent to the lowest in three years as output of white Riesling declined, the government statistics office reported. The 2013 vintage is estimated at 8.49 million ...
Posted on 11 December 2013 | 9:20 pm