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Mrs Merkel's government is already planning to increase defence spending by around €5.5bn (£4.8bn) over the next four years. But the defence ministry has described that as “inadequate in view of the huge oustanding requirements and need for modernization”. Ursula von der Leyen, the German defence ...
Over the past three years, more than 9,000 Iraqis have voluntarily returned from Germany under the IOM program funded by the German government. ... The scheme, run in partnership with the Government of Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), aims to create ...

The German government decided to form a "special measures committee" to study ways of deporting a Tunisian man, who allegedly served as one of Osama ... Germany's Federal Ministry of Interior announced Thursday the formation of this committee and said it will focus primarily on receiving assurances ...
BERLIN, April 26 (Xinhua) -- German Economy Ministry has approved the takeover of German aerospace supplier Cotesa by Chinese company ... According to Germany's reformed laws on foreign trade, the government can block a company from outside the European Union from acquiring more than 25 ...
Two years ago, Seehofer blasted Merkel's 2015 decision to open Germany's borders to refugees arriving in Europe via the so-called "Balkan route" from the Middle East, saying it had produced a "rule of injustice" in Europe's most populous nation. Arriving in his Berlin ministry after being ejected from the ...
FILE In this March 7, 2018 file photo justice Minister Heiko Maas attends the cabinet meeting in Berlin. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel tweeted Thursday March 8, 2018 that he will not be a part of the next government. Later on Thursday, the German news agency dpa reported that the current ...

The ministry is one of the most important roles in the German government. It is responsible for social benefits, meaning it commands the biggest budget of all ministries — some €130 billion ($160 billion). Heil was praised by Nahles for his experience in education and labor policy — two areas that will "have ...
As it formed earlier this year, Germany's new coalition government promised to rejuvenate Europe's biggest economy and provide an impulse for the future. ... And although the coalition agreed to pass a skilled workers' immigration law, the interior ministry and the labor ministry are unable to agree on the ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German defense ministry on Tuesday received bids from Airbus and the U.S. government - representing Lockheed Martin and Boeing - for the ... "As soon as Germany becomes an F-35 nation, all cooperation with France on combat jet issues will die," Hoke told the paper.
The German economy ministry on Wednesday published an optimistic set of forecasts for 2018-19, saying strong growth into next year will help create a ... Lower unemployment and better pay for workers should help reduce Germany's massive export surplus by increasing demand for goods from abroad.
It links major organs of government, including the Chancellery, ministries, the two houses of the German parliament as well as German diplomatic missions ... After the hack of the Bundestag, Germany's parliament, in 2015 -- in which alleged Russian hackers from the APT28 group stole 16 gigabytes of data ...
While the CDU/CSU and SPD coalition government is a new iteration of an old coalition, the SPD will remain in charge of the foreign ministry, and Germany's current foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel (SPD), has publicly articulated his desire for rapprochement with Russia. He has been open in his support of ...
Officials from several ministries challenged the veracity of an article published on Monday by The Post revealing that Germany had cancelled preferential ... which details a response to an inquiry on Cambodia, says preferential visas for private travel were suspended by the German government, “including ...
We agreed to wait a few days for the approval of the coalition agreement in Germany. As soon as the coalition agreement is adopted, the membership of the German Government will be officially approved. Of course, we speak with the German Foreign Ministry about the possible dates and the possible ...
Somaliland Minister of Agricultural development Hon Ahmed Mumin Seed, Flanked by Mohamed Elmi Aden(Ilkacase)t he director general in the Ministry of Agriculture in his office met with Federal Government of Germany Deputy Emissary to Kenya, Ambassador Marius Rauh. During the met, Somaliland ...
Despite an apparent "breakthrough" in Germany's government coalition talks a few weeks ago, the euro zone's largest economy and defacto leader is ... policies (ranging from pensions to the labor market) as well as giving it control of a number of ministries, including, controversially, the finance ministry.
For others, it harks back to the dark era of national socialism in Germany. For many, it's devoid of patriotic or nostalgic sentiment, a word simply used to describe the place they were born. The announcement by the new German coalition government that it plans to add a “Heimatministerium” or homeland ...

Sochua said she was satisfied with the response by the German government, and added that Kem Monovithya, a CNRP official and Sokha's daughter, and former lawmaker Yem Ponhearith had also visited the Foreign Affairs Ministry last month. “Germany [is] totally on the side of democracy,” she said.
Martin Schulz had been accused of putting his interests above those of the Social Democrats. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images. 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 government, despite ...
At least 136 holdings across Germany are linked to or owned by far-right extremists, according to the German Interior Ministry. The list was published on Friday in response to a parliamentary inquiry submitted by the Left Party. According to the ministry, the states of Saxony and Bavaria had the highest ...
Berlin and Ankara are set to restart regular government consultations after a break of almost a year, German media report. Relations ... "Germany is a point of origin and a destination for jihadi terrorists, whose journeys to and from Syria take them via Turkey," an Interior Ministry spokeswoman told Die Welt.
"The German government has a clear position: for us there are no reasons for reparations," Gabriel said. "The issue has been resolved legally with the Polish government after the fall of communism in Poland." Czaputowicz said he was also open to the idea of having experts look into the whole issue.
The copy of the Lithuania 1918 Independence Act found in the archives of Germany's foreign ministry, has been returned to the Baltic country but only on ... Grybauskaite received Wednesday the document — to be returned to Germany in 2023 — from German government archivist Elke von Boeselager.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons met with State Secretary of the Ministry of Interior Mr. Hans-Georg Engelke in Berlin, Germany, on Monday (16 January) to discuss the future of the Paralympic Movement. The pair talked about March's Paralympic Winter Games in ...
That's down more than 100,000 from 2016 - the Germany Interior Ministry says the massive numbers from the height of the crisis have been "overcome. ... He said that German authorities were also far better able to determine asylum seekers' true identities thanks to forensic examination of refugees' mobile ...
If the final coalition agreement remains this vague, then the issue of who occupies important ministries in Berlin will become crucial, he noted. "If you leave everything open, then a lot comes down to who negotiates for the German government and who has influence on European policymaking further down ...
Germany's government is concerned that proposed changes to EU asylum rules will force it to take in significantly more refugees in the future, ... The German Interior Ministry noted that it was particularly worried by a section of the proposal that stated "the mere assertion of a family connection was enough.".
A "debt clock" in Berlin, run by German tax lobbyists to shame the government into reining in spending, is falling for the first time in its 22-year history. ... is expected to continue over the four years ahead to the tune of €30 billion according to Peter Altmaier, Merkel's factotum now running the finance ministry.
Germany has crossed a symbolic milestone in its energy transition by briefly covering around 100 percent of electricity use with renewables for the first ... Every German government since 2007 has committed to reducing the country's annual greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2020 compared to ...
Germany's Foreign and Defense ministries announced that some 500 tons of chemicals stemming from former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's chemical weapons program had been destroyed "successfully and in an environmentally sustainable manner." A German government-owned specialty firm, ...
In April of that year, adherents of the gang killed Siegfried Buback, West Germany's chief public prosecutor, along with his driver and a police escort; in July, ... Meanwhile, the West German government had authorized Border Protection Group 9, the elite antiterrorist squad commanded by Mr. Wegener, who ...
Germany's government is lagging behind when it comes to going digital, but policymakers have long been laying the foundation needed to switch from paper to ... “In a digitalized world, where everything can easily be done online, the German administration is not keeping pace,” says Hannes Schwaderer, ...
A study funded by the German government has found that the recent influx of mostly young, male migrants has led to an increase in violent crime. ... in violent crime that the authors attribute to the arrival of refugees," said Verena Herb, a spokeswoman for the Families Ministry that commissioned the study.
Germany could break away from years of fiscal discipline and become less of an economic example, amid plans by its new government to increase ... policy terms determined by the Social Democrats and they took three important ministries, including the very influential finance ministry," Kramer said.
Merkel's party would keep the defense ministry and get the economy and energy ministry, held by the Social Democrats in the outgoing government. ... She dismissed suggestions that Social Democrat-led ministries would force her to open Germany's purse wider for Macron's European reform proposals ...
New figures from Germany's Economics Ministry reveal that Angela Merkel's government currently faces no less than 74 infringement proceedings for failing to adequately and timely convert EU rules into German law. “We're no longer the model pupil – we're bottom of the class,” Green Party politician ...
The SPD leader, Martin Schulz, can be optimistic about rallying support for a new term in government after securing three influential trophy ministries. ... believe it could get the finance ministry when the negotiations started,” the veteran CDU politician Wolfgang Bosbach told German media on Wednesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks a little more secure in her job today. The country's left-leaning Social Democratic Party, or SPD, has agreed to talk with Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union about forming a coalition government or, at least, supporting Merkel's party if it were to continue ...
Hundreds of neo-Nazis facing arrest warrants are on the run in Germany, the government revealed Thursday. Out of 501 right-wing extremists, 108 face charges of "politically motivated crimes," the Interior Ministry said in response to a parliamentary question, as reported by DPA. Another 114 are sought on ...
At least 27 Afghan refugees who were deported from Germany, arrived home on Thursday. The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation said the German government had deemed some of the 27 youths a threat to Germany's national interests because a number of them committed crimes there. The ministry ...
Interior ministers of Germany's states are discussing whether authorities should be able to bypass the security mechanisms in smart homes and connected ... The German government wants to be able to go to connected-car and smart-home systems makers with a court order, and order them to withhold the ...
German authorities will look into accusations by Environmental Action Germany (DUH) that carmaker BMW had used an illegal 'defeat device' to reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions in one of its diesel models. “The Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) was instructed by the transport ministry's ...
According to Heise Online, the German government decided in May 2015 to develop the Bundesclient, or federal client. The development began last month and the target rollout date for the standardized workstation is in 2019. A spokesman for the federal interior ministry (BMI) confirmed to ZDNet that the "initial" operating ...
The Federal Government of Germany through the German Development Bank (KfW) released a grant of 5 million Euro to the Government of Liberian to improve the health system in Southeast Liberia. Welthungerhilfe implemented the program which has a strong focus on the upgrading/renovation or ...
It is becoming increasingly clear that the German president was right to speak out openly against new elections and instead pressure the parties to form a government. The business of politics is still running in Berlin but only at half speed. In the ministries and in the Chancellery, many top officials do not ...
The government believes that it can use its experience of reunification after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 to give peace a chance. ... Germany's official stance on North Korea is in line with the U.S. “We agree that pressure on North Korea must be increased,” German Foreign Ministry spokesman Rainer ...
Failed asylum seekers can apply for up to 3000 euros ($A4680) in financial aid if they opt to return to their countries of origin voluntarily, Germany's Interior Ministry says, confirming reports about a new government program. Families returning home can apply for goods and services worth up to 3000 euros, ...
The German Foreign Ministry is trying to negotiate the return of German ... And in Germany, the government is trying to bring about the return of ...
Diplomats with Germany's Foreign Ministry requested exit permits from the Iraqi government for the children of detained German citizens who ...
The Ministry of Education in Singapore has announced it will increase school fees for permanent residents and international students at government schools ... Viggo has previously worked in teaching in Germany and Turkey, ...


 

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