Police say Berlin 'clans' sought new members from among the more than one million asylum seekers who have arrived since mid-2015. Pictured: The funeral of an infamous underworld figure, Berlin.
Daily Mail. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:22:45 GMT.
German auto supplier IAV Gmbh has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $35 million fine for conspiring to assist Volkswagen AG in its effort to evade U.S. diesel emissions standards, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
Reuters. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:03:20 -0500.
A German court Tuesday sentenced a far-right activist to jail after he illegally sold guns online from Hungary urging potential buyers to defend themselves against immigrants.
The Local. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:58:29 +0100.
Santa chose to rappel down a high-rise building instead of a chimney while carrying a sack of presents to deliver to kids patiently waiting in a public square in Berlin.
ABC News. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:54:51 -0500.
MUNICH (AP) - German soccer champion Bayern Munich says former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has left its supervisory board, three years after he resigned from the automaker amid its diesel emissions scandal. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:03:54 -0500.
About 10,000 Jewish refugees under the age of 17 were relocated through the rescue operation. Most never saw their parents again. The Claims Conference estimates there are about 1,000 still living.
Vanessa Romo. NPR. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:46:16 -0500.
A couple taking photographs against the backdrop of snow-covered roofs in the so-called "Alter Flecken", or "old spot", the historic core of downtown Freudenberg. ...
Straits Times. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
Berlin is changing. That's nothing new, of course, but even as integration challenges have resulted in crime in some neighborhoods, others are trying to find ways to avoid the stasis that comes with gentrification. Success is uncertain.
Spiegel Online. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 10:34:00 +0100.
LOS ANGELES - Rally Health Ambassador Maria Menounos hosts dog walk with Rally and Westside German Shepherd Rescue on Sunday, Dec. 16 at Griffith Park in LA
Business Wire. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:38:00 UTC.
It was a historical performance by the German national team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. For the first time in the long soccer history of the country, Germany's Die Mannschaft were eliminated during the group stage of the tournament. ...
By Manuel Veth, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:02:00 -0500.
The German government anticipates a drop in asylum applications in 2018, even including the thousands of babies born to recent migrants. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:12:44 -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.
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German government website.
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