Romancing the grape in Germany's red wine
Boston GlobeRomancing the grape in Germany's red wine paradiseBoston GlobeALTENAHR, Germany — Dew-dampened branches tug at our clothing and weathered graywacke and slate rock crumble beneath our feet as we climb a switchback trail leading up a lofty lookout above Altenahr, a romantic wine-growing village cradled in the ...
Posted on 24 January 2015 | 9:16 pm
Germany and quantitative easing - The
The EconomistGermany and quantitative easingThe Economist“ARE the ECB's bankers making our money kaputt?” Bild, Germany's best-selling newspaper, has a way of saying what many Germans are thinking, while putting into plain German what others would render into tongue-twisting Teutonic syntax. Bild's implied ...Germany Carves Out a Backdoor Exit from the EuroBreitbart NewsGermany shouldn't be afraid of QEThe GuardianGermany to Offer No Return on Its Five-Year BondsWall Street JournalTelegraph.co.uk -EurActiv -Reutersall 5,235 news articles »
Posted on 24 January 2015 | 7:18 pm
New far-right anti-immigrant sentiment hits
Telegraph.co.ukNew far-right anti-immigrant sentiment hits German streetsWashington PostThis urban phoenix rebuilt from ashes after World War II is the center of a movement against immigrants — Muslims in particular — that has shocked much of the rest of Germany even as anti-immigration marches have spread to 10 cities nationwide.Germany's Pegida anti-Islam movement: Can 'Cruella de Vil' take it mainstream?Telegraph.co.ukMuslims, mosques targeted in Germany amid rise of IslamophobiaPress TVAttacks on foreigners in Germany increase popularity of Pegida growsInternational Business Times UKDeutsche Welle -Breitbart Newsall 36 news articles »
Posted on 24 January 2015 | 2:53 pm
Scrap Germany's blasphemy law to promote
Deutsche WelleScrap Germany's blasphemy law to promote tolerance, legal expert demandsDeutsche WelleProtestant legal institute director Hans Michael Heinig wrote in Saturday's edition of the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) daily that Germany's blasphemy paragraph should be deleted. It did not fit Germany's secular constitutional form of statehood and ...and more »
Posted on 24 January 2015 | 2:25 pm
Is QE a defeat for Germany, or a strategic
Telegraph.co.ukIs QE a defeat for Germany, or a strategic retreat?Telegraph.co.ukWhile Mr Draghi was announcing his QE, Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor was coincidentally making a vitally important point to Davos participants; Germans might feel uncomfortable with money printing, they might further worry that it will ease the ...and more »
Posted on 24 January 2015 | 7:03 am
Germany power past Egypt, face Qatar in
DOHA: A strong German side, who only qualified for the men's World Handball championships via a wildcard, set up a mouthwatering quarter-final clash with hosts Qatar after powering past Egypt 23-16 on Monday.
Posted on 26 January 2015 | 11:40 am
Germany hints at fresh Russia sanctions over
Germany's foreign minister hinted at further sanctions on Russia on Monday, saying the European Union would have to react if pro-Russian separatists launched a broad offensive on the east Ukrainian port city of Mariupol. European Union foreign ministers meet in Brussels on Thursday to discuss a new outbreak of fighting and an attack by pro-Russian separatists on Mariupol on Saturday, a city of ...
Posted on 26 January 2015 | 5:41 am
Germany stops arms exports to Saudi
Germany has decided to stop exporting arms to Saudi Arabia, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag said on Sunday, citing government sources as saying the kingdom was "too unstable" for it to be receiving deliveries of weapons. The newspaper said Germany's national security council, which holds its meetings in secrecy and is made up of Chancellor Angela Merkel, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel and ...
Posted on 25 January 2015 | 3:44 am
Germany halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia
Germany has decided to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia because of "instability in the region," German daily Bild reported on Sunday. Weapons orders from Saudi Arabia have either been "rejected, pure and simple," or deferred for further consideration, the newspaper said, adding that the information has not been officially confirmed. The decision was taken on Wednesday by the national security ...
Posted on 24 January 2015 | 10:31 pm
Germany will work to resolve Saudi flogging
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has vowed that Germany will do all in its power to resolve the fate of the blogger condemned to 1,000 lashes in Saudi Arabia. "The penalty handed down to Raef Badawi is cruel, bad, unjust and totally disproportionate," Steinmeier said in comments to appear Sunday in the Bild am Sonntag weekly newspaper. The German Foreign minister was lending his voice to ...
Posted on 24 January 2015 | 1:17 pm
Greece: Germany warns over debt commitments
Germany has warned the new Greek government that it must live up to its commitments to its creditors. German government spokesman Steffan Seibert said it was important for Greece to "take measures so that the economic recovery continues". His comments were ...
Posted on 26 January 2015 | 4:20 am
Pilot project on Germany’s Autobahn will
That silver blur zipping along the Bavarian autobahn may eventually be piloting itself, under a project to test driverless cars on at least one stretch of Germany’s famously unrestricted highways. Plans call for a driverless-car pilot project on a ...
Posted on 26 January 2015 | 3:23 am
Handball - Germany power past Egypt, face
- A strong German side, who only qualified for the men's World Handball championships via a wildcard, set up a mouthwatering quarter-final clash with hosts Qatar after powering past Egypt 23-16 on Monday. Germany and Qatar will meet on Wednesday in what ...
Posted on 26 January 2015 | 3:18 am
Greece’s new prime minister wants Germany
After the seismic victory of Greece’s leftist Syriza party in national polling Sunday, the country’s new prime minister, 40-year-old Alexis Tsipras, is leading all of Europe down an uncertain path. Syriza has vowed to renegotiate the crippling ...
Posted on 26 January 2015 | 3:18 am
Germany’s IFO business confidence index
Germany’s IFO business confidence index, complied from 7000 company executives, has risen for a third straight month on the back of optimism about the ECB’s stimulus package. It beat expectations from a panel of 38 economists, and has also been boosted ...
Posted on 26 January 2015 | 2:53 am
Daimler selling rest of EADS stake
Automaker Daimler AG says it is selling its remaining 7.5 percent stake in EADS, the parent company of aircraft manufacturer Airbus.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 9:38 am
German state raids homes of 200 alleged tax
German authorities launched dawn raids on the homes of over 200 suspected tax cheats Tuesday, acting on information gleaned from a CD containing the confidential account details of thousands of Swiss bank clients.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 4:04 am
Spokesman: Merkel not considering retirement
Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says there's nothing to a media report that the German leader is thinking of stepping down before she reaches age 61 in 2015.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 4:28 am
36 Syrians being flown to Germany for
Three dozen seriously wounded Syrians are being brought to Germany for treatment in military hospitals at the request of the Syrian opposition, German authorities said Monday.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 3:48 am
Anti-euro party a wildcard in German
The leader of a new anti-euro party called Sunday for Germany to leave the common currency, telling an inaugural convention that the euro forces German taxpayers to rescue bankrupt southern European countries whose people denounce them as Nazis for their
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 11:04 pm