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"Any hope that Merkel will cave in and give May a special deal is deluded. "I've worked with German politicians, I've been in the chancellory. It's simply not true." Ms Shick went onto blast Britain for an "over-reliance on Germany" and failing to understand how important the European project is to Germany.

One is that while Germany has been good at creating jobs, it has not been so good at passing along the benefits of those jobs to the people doing them. Real living standards have risen very little in the past 15 years. The other element is one of style, and this is common across all advanced democracies.
The comments were made by the head of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Andre Poggenburg, on Ash Wednesday, when German politicians traditionally give fiery speeches. "These caraway traders have the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians weighing them down ... and ...
Ambassador Martin Erdmann wanted to follow the hearing of the Kurdish politician in Ankara's Sincan district, but the court denied him access, the German ... In 2017 Turkish authorities arrested German citizens, Berlin threatened sanctions, and politicians in Ankara made comparisons to the Nazis.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that after months-long negotiations to form a new government, the country's politicians should now get back to real work. In a traditional Ash Wednesday address in Demmin in eastern Germany, Merkel referred to a speech by former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, ...
Germany wants to introduce new measures to rein in on advertising campaigns featuring extremely Skinny models. ... The Premier of the state of Saarland, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a CDU-politician, also emphasized that laws had to be enacted to clamp down on current advertising standards ...
To hear critics tell it, the Chinese are taking over part of Germany's power grid and stealing German technology. But if one listens to Boris Schucht, the CEO of German grid operator 50Hertz, then the fact that the State Grid of China corporation is taking a 20-percent stake in his company is a good thing.
While German politicians worry about democracy being curtailed in Warsaw, Budapest and Prague, many German businesses are doing well under the ... Their position is backed up with considerable economic weight: Economically, Eastern Europe is almost as important to Germany as Britain or the ...
Martin Schulz, the leader of Germany's Social Democratic party, has announced that he will not take up a ministerial post in the next coalition ... a move that in the eyes of his critics confirmed the suspicion that the SPD politician was putting personal career ambition over the unity and integrity of his party.
German politicians have been promising a new age of e-government for years. ... "You get a whole other feeling here, about why digitalization is going so slowly in Germany," Mr. Bayaz quips. ... Politician Jimmy Schulz, a digital expert for the Free Democrats in German parliament, had similar problems.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian alliance and the Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed on a deal, sources told CNBC on Wednesday. Talks between the parties have been going on for days and went into the night on Tuesday with health care and labor market policy proving sticking points in ...
It penalizes anyone who blames Poles as a nation for the World War II crimes committed by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland. ... German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Saturday that Poland can rely on his country to condemn distortions of history, such as referring to Nazi camps in occupied Poland ...
A report sent to German lawmakers by the Federal economy Ministry said: "Leopard 2A4 tanks delivered from Germany will be used as part of the Operation ... over modernization and the use of German-made tanks emerged after Turkey's operation was launched in January when some German politicians, ...
Measurements last year showed 57 percent of air testing stations in German cities recorded nitrogen dioxide levels exceeding the EU's limit of 40 micrograms per cubic meter. Diesel engines are the main source of this gas, which is harmful to human health and the environment. Still, nitrogen dioxide levels ...

German Klimenko: Adviser to the President. 23. Anton Kobyakov: Adviser to the President. 24. Aleksandra Levitskaya: Adviser to the President. 25. Vladimir Tolstoy: Adviser to the President. 26. Mikhail Fedotov: Adviser to the President, Chairman of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human ...
During a month of tests at a lab in Aachen, west Germany, they were exposed to various concentrations of diesel fumes, which contain toxic nitrogen oxides (NOx). The BBC has not seen the study itself, but German media say it was published in 2016. At the time the carmakers were arguing that modern ...
Like Trump, German politicians and lobby groups claim that domestic firms need a tax cut in order to stay competitive internationally. Yet Germany's export companies are undeniably very competitive, and have largely managed to increase their global market share since the 1990s. Moreover, corporate ...
Germany's Turkish-Islamic Union for religious Affairs and politicians in Ankara deny the claims -- but suspicions linger. ... the Green politician Volker Beck wrote on twitter. ... i.e., using the mosque facilities, is scandalous in my opinion," Ates, a former member of the German Islam Conference, told DW.
Dozens of lawmakers in Germany's Bundestag have declared second incomes in addition to their parliamentary pay; one earned more than €250,000. ... declared figures from the independent website "Lawmaker Watch" (abgeordnetenwatch.de) which collects and publishes data on German politicians, the ...
AfD has tried to ban the construction of mosques in Germany and suggested that border police shoot refugees and migrants trying to enter the country. Wagner himself has previously said German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a "huge mistake" by allowing many Muslim refugees into the country, ...
Wagner himself in the past has accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel of making a "huge mistake" by allowing so many Muslim refugees into the country and warned that "Germany is mutating into a different country," according to German media. Which is why his sudden conversion to Islam and ...
Potential German arms sales to Ankara, including the upgrades of Turkey's Leopard battle tanks, were allegedly discussed earlier this month when Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with his German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel in Goslar, Germany, Der Spiegel reported last week.
Some German politicians have requested that any moves to approve a tank upgrade deal be halted. ... Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party and chairman of the parliamentary foreign affairs committee, said it was "completely obvious" that Germany should not provide the upgrades.
Wagner refused to answer questions from the German daily newspaper Tagesspiegel, who first reported his conversion to the Islamic faith. "That's my private business," he told the newspaper. But he said there had been no attempt by the party to force him to resign. The AfD entered Germany's national ...
Donald Trump's first year in office has thrown up many problems for Germany. But while its politicians are still struggling ... Such wooing left the Germans cold. Mr. Trump is fond of ... For a small minority of German politicians, this autonomy meant the hope of closer ties to Russia. Others contemplated better ...
An Iranian intelligence agency spied on German politician Reinhold Robbe for months. In an ... DW: Mr. Robbe, you claim that Iran has spied on Germany more than almost any other country and that it invests heavily in its intelligence apparatus. ... Do you think other German politicians could be in danger?
politicians in Germany are taking a harder look at loneliness and how it affects the country's large -- and growing -- elderly population. ... Marcus Weinberg, a politician with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), said people should be able to talk the issue freely without fearing ...
Prominent ally of Germany's Merkel injured in car accident ... BERLIN (AP) - A prominent member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party was slightly injured in a traffic accident in the early hours of Thursday morning as she headed back to Berlin for talks about the formation of a new government.
Amid accusations that some immigrants in Europe are anti-Semitic, a German politician is recommending that new immigrants be required to visit Nazi ... Jerusalem as the capital of Israel led to protests across the Muslim world, inciting some to burn Israeli flags in front of the Israeli embassy in Germany.
German Chancellor Merkel ranks as the third most unpopular political leader, with the poll showing that 53 percent of Germans hold a negative view of the Chancellor, while 41 percent of voters see her in a positive light. The veteran politician has led Germany since 2005, but has seen her support wane in ...
A German politician from the far-right political party Alternative for Germany (AfD) resigned and converted to Islam. Arthur Wagner stepped down on January 11, the group wrote in a facebook post, and said the decision came as a surprise. The party touts an Anti-Immigration, anti-Islam platform.
Maier's tweet about Noah Becker was not the first time the AfD politician had made racist comments. At a conference in Dresden early last year, Maier criticized what he called Germany's "culture of guilt" about its actions in the Second World War and warned against the "creation of mixed races." He also ...
This promoted aggressive programs and projects that have helped the Germans become leaders in progress towards controlling greenhouse gas emissions and implementing renewable energies and which have given their leader, Angela Merkel, the nickname „Klimakanzlerin" (Climate Chancellor).
New migrants to Germany must visit Nazi concentration camp memorials to help tackle a perceived rise in anti-Semitism, Germany's Central Council of Jews said on Wednesday, supporting a proposal by a Palestinian-German politician. Anti-Semitism remains a sensitive issue in Germany, one of Israel's ...
Germans are abandoning small villages for larger cities -- and nowhere more so than in the former Communist east. ... Whereas western Germany has been gaining inhabitants slightly, and the overall German population has held steady, eastern Germany - particularly when the eastern part of Berlin is ...
These days, Germans abroad are inevitably asked: "Will Angela Merkel remain chancellor? ... Gisela Stuart, a British Labour politician with German roots, openly welcomed the collapse of coalition talks between Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Free Democratic party (FDP) and Greens.
Despite the teething problems, state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) is optimistic the new rail link will revolutionise travel in Germany. Improving the line ... German politicians call it intelligent regional planning, ensuring dozens of trains stop daily in the eastern cities of Erfurt and Halle. For them the ...
Germany's interior minister has criticized the burning of Israeli national symbols in Berlin in protest against the United States' decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "We don't accept when Jews or the State of Israel are disgraced in this way," Thomas de Maziere told the Monday edition of mass ...
China has been using fake LinkedIn accounts to mine personal data from German politicians, diplomats, and other officials, Germany's intelligence agency BfV has ... BfV took the unusual step this weekend of publicly outing fake profiles in a bid to urge Germans to exercise caution over social media.
... be forced to sign up to a "United States of Europe" by 2025 or else be booted out of the EU with immediate effect, a top German politician demanded today. ... Mr Schulz a bombastic former MEP and EU Parliament president who quit his Brussels job to take on the German chancellor, has never hidden his ...
It comes as a stark contrast to the language Schulz used during the 2017 federal elections when the issue of Europe was hardly raised. Germany is currently in the midst of major coalition talks after Merkel's centre-right CDU-CSU bloc failed to agree with the Greens and FDP on forming a new government.
What Gabriel said was not completely new; he and other leading German politicians have been arguing along similar lines for four years. ... Again and again, Gabriel emphasized that Germany's great power politics should not be inhibited by moral values: "Values orientation, as we Germans like to claim for ...
Over the course of this year--particularly during Germany's own election campaign--politicians including Chancellor Angela Merkel herself--have ... right now for German foreign policy (more than half said the country should set a limit to the number of refugees it accepts), 19% of them said Germany's ...
Despite pressure from Merkel's conservatives to quickly form a new government, SPD politicians made clear on Thursday that they won't be rushing their decision. "No one can expect that it will go quickly," German Foreign Minister and SPD member Sigmar Gabriel told public broadcaster ZDF on Thursday.
Female politicians in Jordan for the 2016 global summit of women in politics. ... Just four: Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, Theresa may, ...
A German far-right politician was fined €2,250 ($2,665) on ... Alternative for Germany (AfD) politician Jeanette Ihme, a member of the national ...
... of absorbing anything that squabbling politicians might throw at it. The political deadlock in Berlin, though alarming by German standards, has not been enough to shake investors' faith that the Germans will work it out somehow. ... Ms. Merkel, Germany's leader for more than a decade, emerged as a ...


 

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