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News Germany: Behold Germany’s Post-Merkel Future and Despair

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Behold Germany’s Post-Merkel Future and Despair
News source: https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/02/07/germany-post-merkel-future-afd-kemmerich-thuringia-election/

There’s no elegant way to explain recent events in the East German state of Thuringia—no way to avoid getting mired in the details of party politics, coalition-building, and constitutionalism. On Feb.

News Germany: Germany’s Post-Nazi Taboo Against the Far Right Has Been Shattered

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Germany’s Post-Nazi Taboo Against the Far Right Has Been Shattered
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/07/opinion/far-right-thuringia-germany.html

Events this week in German politics were horrifying. But they shouldn’t have been a surprise. BERLIN — Sometimes, it takes an earthquake to reveal what’s below the surface. In the eastern German state ...

News Germany: Anna Berreiter captures Luge World Cup gold on home soil in Germany

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Anna Berreiter captures Luge World Cup gold on home soil in Germany
News source: https://www.cbc.ca/sports/anna-berreiter-captures-luge-world-cup-gold-on-home-soil-in-germany-1.5449320

It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. Closed Captioning and Described Video is ...

News Germany: Coronavirus Evacuees Arrive In Germany From China

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
Coronavirus Evacuees Arrive In Germany From China
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/coronavirus-evacuees-arrive-germany-china-2913959

A plane carrying German and foreign nationals evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, landed in Germany on Saturday, an AFP reporter said. The plane ...

News Germany: Germany continues it's dominance at home with Luge team relay World Cup gold

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Germany continues it's dominance at home with Luge team relay World Cup gold
News source: https://www.cbc.ca/sports/germany-continues-it-s-dominance-at-home-with-luge-team-relay-world-cup-gold-1.5449352

It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. Closed Captioning and Described Video is ...

News Germany: Shooting in Germany Leaves 6 Dead

Published on: Friday 24 January 2020
Shooting in Germany Leaves 6 Dead
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/24/world/europe/germany-shooting.html

The police said they believed the gunman, who surrendered, was related to the victims. All were killed at an inn in a small southwest German town. BERLIN — A man shot and killed his parents and four ...

News Germany: 6 dead, 2 injured after family shooting in Germany, police say

Published on: Friday 24 January 2020
6 dead, 2 injured after family shooting in Germany, police say
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/injured-probable-deaths-shooting-germany-police/story?id=68502982

There's no indication more suspects were involved. The town of Rot am See lies in southwestern Germany, between the major cities of Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Nuremberg. ABC News' Felix Franz contribued ...

News Germany: Germany bans Combat 18 as police raid neo-Nazi group

Published on: Thursday 23 January 2020
Germany bans Combat 18 as police raid neo-Nazi group
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-51219274

Germany has banned the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 and launched raids across the country in an attempt to crack down on the organisation, officials say. "Right-wing extremism and anti-Semitism have no ...

News Germany: Leipzig top in Germany at halfway stage, but Bayern revived

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Leipzig top in Germany at halfway stage, but Bayern revived
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2019/12/24/leipzig-top-in-germany-at-halfway-stage-but-bayern-revived/40882699/

Kai Havertz experienced the season's most unwelcome surprise when fans of his own team, Bayer Leverkusen, booed him this month. The attacking midfielder started the season rated as one of Germany's ...

News Germany: You Better Be a “Meister” If You Want to Start a Business in Germany

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
You Better Be a “Meister” If You Want to Start a Business in Germany
News source: https://hyperallergic.com/534458/you-better-be-a-meister-if-you-want-to-start-a-business-in-germany/

Regulation is back in business in Germany. After 15 years since the measure was annulled, the German Parliament voted Thursday, December 12, to reinstate the need for the Meisterpflicht, or master ...

News Germany: Germany just guaranteed unemployed citizens around $330 per month indefinitely. The policy looks a lot like basic income.

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
Germany just guaranteed unemployed citizens around $330 per month indefinitely. The policy looks a lot like basic income.
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/german-supreme-court-adopts-basic-income-policy-2019-12

Germany's supreme court recently ruled that an old policy that suspended payments if individuals didn't actively search for work was unconstitutional.

News Germany: Tesla New Gigafactory Move To Usher In More Company Interest For Germany

Published on: Saturday 30 November 2019
Tesla New Gigafactory Move To Usher In More Company Interest For Germany
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/tesla-new-gigafactory-move-usher-more-company-interest-germany-2876823

Tesla announced plans to build its next Gigafactory in Germany in November. With this upcoming move, other companies are expected to move into the region along with the electric car company. Aside ...

News Germany: Germany’s male piglet population might be about to rewrite legal history

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Germany’s male piglet population might be about to rewrite legal history
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/11/19/germanys-male-piglets-just-became-latest-animals-file-cases-court-without-their-knowledge/

Germany’s Federal constitutional Court received a highly unusual complaint on Tuesday, with the country’s entire population of male piglets named as plaintiffs. The piglets probably have no idea, but ...

News Germany: Germany 4-0 Belarus: Toni Kroos stars as Germany book place at Euro 2020

Published on: Saturday 16 November 2019
Germany 4-0 Belarus: Toni Kroos stars as Germany book place at Euro 2020
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50446891

The last time Toni Kroos scored a double for Germany was during their 7-1 win over Brazil in the 2014 World Cup Toni Kroos scored twice as Germany booked their place at Euro 2020 with a routine ...

News Germany: Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Croatia qualify for Euro 2020

Published on: Saturday 16 November 2019
Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Croatia qualify for Euro 2020
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/soccer/2019/11/16/germany-netherlands-austria-croatia-qualify-for-euro-2020/40631135/

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and Croatia qualified for the 2020 European Championship on Saturday. Germany advanced with a 4-0 win over Belarus on Saturday, with Toni Kroos scoring ...

News Germany: Berlin Wall: 'Germany was first reunited on the dancefloor'

Published on: Sunday 10 November 2019
Berlin Wall: 'Germany was first reunited on the dancefloor'
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-49892553

Hoffmann believes the conditions were ripe for this unique scene to grow, because there was "a social change happening, as well as a musical one." "Germany was first reunited on the dancefloor of ...

News Germany: France does not need a power struggle with Germany

Published on: Sunday 10 November 2019
France does not need a power struggle with Germany
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/11/france-does-not-need-a-power-struggle-with-germany-commentary.html

French President Emmanuel Macron should not pick a fight with Germany, writes Dr Michael Ivanovitch. Instead, he should be focusing on the economy and expanding foreign markets for French goods and services.

News Germany: Germany’s Labor System Would Be Difficult to Import to U.S.

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Germany’s Labor System Would Be Difficult to Import to U.S.
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/germanys-labor-system-would-be-difficult-to-import-to-u-s-11571580002

Some Democratic presidential candidates want to bring elements of German labor relations to the U.S. While that could appear attractive on the surface, doing so would be difficult and the economic payoff uncertain.