- Germany closes motorway in bomb scare near Austria
German police closed a motorway at the Austrian border overnight after stopping a car carrying suspected bomb-making materials.
BBC News. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:24:16 GMT.
- European banking stocks plunge, dragged down by Deutsche Bank
Paris (AFP) - Banking stocks across Europe plunged Friday, dragged down by a sharp opening fall in shares in Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest lender.
Yahoo. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:19:12 -0400.
- German Economy Minister To Press Tehran On Rights, Role In Syria
Germany’s Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel says he plans to raise concerns about Iran’s human rights record and its role in the war in Syria when he visits Tehran this weekend.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:15:25 +0000.
- Concern Over Deutsche Bank’s Health Shakes Markets
The German bank’s shares in the United States tumbled 6.7 percent for the day, after falling as much as 9 percent, in unusually heavy trading.
Landon Thomas Jr.. New York Times. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:59:27 GMT.
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- Model S Crashes Make Headlines In Europe
Tesla’s Autopilot failed the toughest driving test on earth, the German Autobahn. A Model S rear-ended a bus on the Autobahn near Gudow, a small German town close to Hamburg. ...
By Bertel Schmitt. Forbes. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:03:00 GMT.
- German ministry says mother, baby escape from Syria to Turkey
A German woman who was kidnapped in war-torn Syria last year and gave birth while in captivity escaped with her baby to Turkey on Sept.28, the German foreign ministry said
Hurriyet. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:49:00 +0200.
- Delta Air Lines Announces New Routes to Connect New York-JFK, Boston to Europe
Delta Air Lines [NYSE: DAL] is expanding service from New York and Boston to Europe in summer 2017 with new service between Boston and Dublin and between New York and Lisbon, as well as returning service between New York and Berlin.
Travel Industry Wire. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:24:51 EST.
- Joseph Harmatz, Who Led Jewish Plot to Kill Germans After World War II, Dies at 91
Harmatz, a survivor of the Vilnius ghetto in Lithuania, was the leader of a group that poisoned 2,200 imprisoned Germans by lacing their bread with arsenic.
Sam Roberts. New York Times. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:09:15 GMT.
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- German lion escape: Sad end in Leipzig zoo
One of two lions that escaped from an enclosure in Leipzig zoo in Germany has been shot dead after attempts to use a tranquilliser failed.
BBC News. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:50:55 GMT.
- Capacity Africa 2016: Angola Cables and DE-CIX win Best Africa Service Innovation Award
LUANDA, Angola, KAMPALA, Uganda and FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:30:00 EDT.
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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