- Gorbachev allies feel betrayed by West, 25 years on
Swept along by the excitement as the Berlin Wall was torn down, former top Soviet officials now say, 25 years on, they feel stabbed in the back by the West.
Hurriyet. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:17:00 +0200.
- Poroshenko: EU Leaders Press Putin On Rebel Votes
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's office says the leaders of Ukraine, Germany, and France have urged Russian President Vladimir Putin not to recognize elections being held on November 2 by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:39:21 +0000.
- Ukraine, France, Germany urge Putin not to recognise rebel polls: Kiev
The leaders of Ukraine, Germany and France on Friday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to not recognise leadership polls that pro-Russian separatists are planning to hold at the weekend in eastern Ukraine. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:59:57 -0400.
- Berlin Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall from 7-9 November
BERLIN, October 31, 2014 -- - Highlight: 8000 balloons will rise into the sky The countdown is on. From 7-9 November, 8,000 illuminated balloons will change Berlin's face. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:00:00 EDT.
- Audi recall no threat to Continental's financial guidance, CEO says
Supplier Continental AG said a fault with airbags installed at Audi could cost a double-digit million euro amount to fix, a sum which the German automotive supplier could absorb without revising its earnings guidance.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:33:09 EST. Subscription required.
- German hostage freed in Nigeria
A German citizen is freed in Nigeria after being held for a week following his abduction in which a German colleague was killed.
BBC News. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:02:04 GMT.
- Flippin' Good: Germany Learns to Love the Burger
Hamburgers may be named after the northern German city, but only recently has it become easier to find a good one in the country. ...
Spiegel Online. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:37:57 +0100.
- German unemployment in surprise fall
The number of people unemployed in Germany fell this month, confounding predictions of a slight rise.
BBC News. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:16:08 GMT.
- Germany Pledges to Ban Anti-Islamist Rally After Cologne Clashes
The German capital Berlin is scrambling to ban a planned rally against Islamists by neo-Nazis and self-styled soccer hooligans after rioting in Cologne in which 49 police officers were injured. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:40:32 -0400.
- Kidnapped German Worker Freed in Nigeria
A German national, who worked for the construction firm Julius Berger, has been freed less than a week after Nigerian gunmen kidnapped him and killed another German citizen in a raid on their vehicles, the company said on Thursday. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:17:02 -0400.
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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