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South African Reserve Bank (SARB) deputy governor Daniel Mminele has been honoured with the Great Order of Merit - Germany's highest tribute. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier bestowed the award - which pays tribute to individuals for services to the nation - on Mminele via his ambassador ...
The German government is facing calls to halt arms exports to Turkey after reports emerged that German-made Leopard tanks were being used in an offensive ... German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday that he had called his Turkish counterpart to express concerns about the humanitarian ...

Like GM crops, glyphosate is a contentious issue in both Germany and the European Union. German agriculture minister Christian Schmidt, a member of the CSU, cast a deciding vote in November 2017 to extend the herbicide's license in the European Union, a move strongly opposed by environment ...
French and German leaders have been making a show of unity in recent days as the 55th anniversary of the Elysee treaty approaches. Signed by President Charles De Gaulle and Chancellor Konrad Adenauer -- the founding leaders of modern France and Germany -- the 1963 document aimed to ensure ...

French and German leaders have been making a show of unity in recent days as the 55th anniversary of the Elysee treaty approaches. Signed by President Charles De Gaulle and Chancellor Konrad Adenauer -- the founding leaders of modern France and Germany -- the 1963 document aimed to ensure ...
German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen,right, is accompanied by an unidentified German soldier after her arrival to Azraq air base in northern Jordan Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. The Germany's defense minister is visiting a Jordanian air base where German troops have been stationed since October ...
German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen, center, speaks with soldiers after her arrival to Azraq air base in northern Jordan Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. The Germany's defense minister is visiting a Jordanian air base where German troops have been stationed since October as part of an international ...
A German minister has backed calls to drastically cull the number of wild boars in the country to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever, amid concerns it could decimate the pork ... Nobody knows exactly how many wild boars there are in Germany, but the figure is likely to be hundreds of thousands.
Germany signalled on Monday that it was open to amending a controversial law combating online hate speech as the Justice Minister fell victim to the rules he himself championed. The move came after twitter deleted a post by Heiko Maas dating back to 2010 before he was appointed Justice Minister, ...
German deputy economy minister: Expects 2017 growth of 2.2%. Tue 9 Jan 2018 09:29:55 GMT. Author: Justin Low | Category: News. Author: Justin Low. share. Some comments on the German economy via Reuters. Similar growth rate expected in 2018 as well. Last month, we also had some forecasts by Germany's central ...
SIGMAR GABRIEL, the German foreign minister, used a speech to the European Union elite to blast Brexiteers for not understanding what sovereignty ... Although the German minister did not mention Brexit by name, his attack focused on those who want to leave the EU out of the fear the bloc threatens ...
Germany's justice minister fell victim to the rules he himself championed against online social media when one of his tweets was deleted following several ... Under the legislation, companies like twitter and facebook would have 24 hours to remove posts that openly violate German law after they are ...
Berlin (AFP) - Germany's justice minister has fallen victim to the rules he himself championed against online social media, as one of his tweets was deleted ... Von Storch, deputy leader of the Anti-Immigration AfD party's parliamentary group, had criticised Cologne police for sending a New Year's greeting in ...
German asylum Numbers Fall, But Still Too High, Minister Says ... The number of new arrivals in Germany seeking asylum fell 33 percent on the year to 186,000 in 2017, data from the Federal Interior Ministry showed, down from 280,000 the previous year and 890,000 in 2015, when unprecedented flows ...
A German central bank official said that the only way to effectively regulate bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is to pursue a global framework with ... minister called for regulators to debate cryptocurrency regulations at this year's G20 summit, a proposal for which both Italy and Germany expressed support.

It's an unusual step, as his predecessor and other leading Polish politicians have over the past two years deliberately avoided making Germany the first stop on their initial official foreign visits. There will be plenty to talk about in Berlin. The German government has been very cautious in its dealings with ...
Berlin, Germany - Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his deputy have arrived in Berlin, Germany on Sunday where they are scheduled to ... a high-level delegation to discuss bilateral relations, the war against ISIS, and the plight of the refugees and the Iraqi's displaced with German officials, ...
More emphasis should be placed on the holocaust in integration courses for migrants, Germany's justice minister said, reflecting heightened unease among leading politicians about a spate of anti-Semitic acts including Israeli flag burnings. More than a million migrants have arrived in Germany in the last ...
Germany's interior minister Sunday called for the creation of an anti-Semitism officer to tackle increasing violence against Jews in the country. Thomas de Maiziere, a member of Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) said "hatred towards Jews must never be allowed to take hold again in Germany".
Berlin: More emphasis should be placed on the holocaust in integration courses for migrants, Germany's justice minister said, reflecting heightened unease among leading politicians about a spate of anti-Semitic acts including Israeli flag burnings. More than a million migrants have arrived in Germany in ...
Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has called for German troop deployment in Afghanistan, Mali and Iraq to be extended for a year. The current mandates are due to expire ... She added that Germany's partners are counting on its continued military presence abroad. The greatest number of German ...
Then there can't be a grand coalition," Jens Spahn, the deputy finance minister, told CNBC Wednesday. "Still, we, as Christian Democrats, want to govern even in a minority government, that will be new for Germany, but it's time for new things anyway," he added. Merkel herself has previously hinted that ...
The initiative aims to deprive the NDP of taxpayers' money to which German political parties are generally entitled before September elections. Handing government funds to the NPD amounted to "a direct state subsidy for far-right hate speech," Justice Minister Heiko Maas said. Germany's highest court in ...
The German interior ministers want to find out the extent to which the prepper scene is radicalized, how many weapons it has and its connections to ... Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's interior minister, Lorenz Caffier, has since appointed a commission to examine the prepper scene in the northeast.
Oury Jalloh investigation: German state minister intervenes ... Oury Jalloh more than a decade ago, the Saxony-Anhalt justice minister on Thursday handed the case over to the public prosecutor's office in Naumburg. ... Jalloh died while in police custody in a jail cell in Dessau, Germany, on January 1, 2005.
A top German official said that relations between the U.S. and Germany "will never be the same" after President Trump's time in office. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said during a foreign policy conference in Berlin that the Trump administration looks more and more at Europe as a "competitor or ...
The German government is considering legal changes that would oblige operators of car and house alarm systems to help police and security services in their efforts to spy on potential terrorists or criminals, a spokesman for the interior ministry said. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, a conservative, ...
However, officials in Brandenburg state, where Potsdam is located, have said that further attempts to extort money from other companies or private individuals are likely. That state's interior minister advised people Sunday not to open suspicious packages because they might explode. police initially said the ...
Greece is taking precautionary fiscal measures in case the political uncertainty in either Italy or Germany worsens, the country's economy minister told CNBC on Monday. "We don't know what's going to happen in Italy, we don't know what's going to happen in Germany yet, so there are significant questions ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel will on Tuesday urge his country to become more assertive on foreign policy issues and less ... "In both cases Germany can no longer afford to wait for decisions in Washington or to simply react to that," Gabriel will say, adding that Germany must ...
Germany's Interior Minister wants secret backdoor access to computers, phones and even Volkswagens, according to a media report. ... Soon all flats in Germany will be equipped with devices which are potential wiretaps," Konstantin von Notz, deputy faction leader of the Green Party, told Der Spiegel.
German general practitioners and hospitals, some of which are run by faith-based organizations, are at liberty to refuse to provide the service. The news is likely to add fuel to the heated debate between pro-life and Pro-Choice activists in Germany. The spat between both camps flared up in November, when ...
It prevents German medical practitioners from saying whether or not they perform the operation publicly, only allowing them to offer information in private consultations. German doctors and hospitals, some of which are run by Catholic organizations, are at liberty to refuse the service. Paragraph 219a makes ...
German officials disobeyed orders to abstain in a vote about renewing the licence of a controversial weedkiller linked to cancer, according to a Berlin minister ... Germany had been expected to abstain again, but agricultural minister Christian Schmidt has been accused of defying instructions by environment ...
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian prime minister Sherif Ismail will travel to Germany on Thursday for medical treatment and surgery and is expected ...
Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the G20 summit on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by ...
Egyptian prime minister Sherif Ismail will travel to Germany on Thursday for medical treatment and surgery and is expected to be there for three ...
Germany's Social Democrats are under pressure to reconsider an alliance with ... The paper also says that German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, the ... That came after a top party official said there was still the possibility of ...
Sexual misconduct in German army on rise, defense minister says ... raped at the Toderdorf barracks in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany.
UN official praises Qatar's commitment to sustainable development agenda ... Zebrais described Qatar's investments in Germany as "good and ... together about 600 businessmen and senior government officials, which will further ... Qatar, will be inaugurated by HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of ...
The foreign ministers of Germany, Sweden and Japan have visited a ... Sigmar Gabriel, the German foreign minister, was accompanied by ... A top UN human rights official called it a "textbook example" of ethnic cleansing.
Saudi Arabia has summoned its ambassador in Germany home for consultations over comments by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel ...
By Steve Hawkes, Deputy Political Editor ... A Brexit BATTLE erupted as a German official warned Britain that Berlin wants the UK's ... A former head of Germany's largest trade body said Angela Merkel wanted Theresa may ...
Poland on Monday accused Germany's defence minister of calling on Poles to engage in anti-government activity, labelling it "unacceptable".
That seems to have struck a chord with the German public. ... President Werner Hoyer, deputy party leader Wolfgang Kubicki and Volker Wissing, a regional economy minister in Rhineland-Palatinate, as well as Lindner himself. ... Over the next four years, Germany can spend close to €30 billion on new ...
Typically seen as one of the most powerful positions in the German government, the finance minister's portfolio includes responsibility for the ...
Greg Hands, the minister for international trade, used his official twitter account to make the jibe about German Doner Kebabs, an international ...
BERLIN -- German air safety officials say they've asked bankrupt carrier Air ... An Air Berlin flight was returning to Germany from Miami early ...


 

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