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In German election, hunger strikers seek climate promises

In German election, hunger strikers seek climate promises For the first time in Germany, climate change is perhaps the most dominant issue in an election campaign, especially for young voters By KARIN LAUB Associated PressSeptember 23, 2021, 5:42 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressClimate activist Henning Jeschke, who is …

AITANA – BERLIN

Una lagrima que cae, una sensacion que hay que disimular Porque aunque lo se, lo sabes Nunca fui capaz de hablar Yo se que fuiste tu, el que te fuiste tu Y si me dice queda sola, eso lo hiciste tu Y no me importa si vas a llamarme Yo quiero besarte, besarte y besarte …

Germany protests to Russia over pre-election cyberattacks

Germany protests to Russia over pre-election cyberattacks The German Foreign Ministry says Berlin has protested to Russia over attempts to steal data from lawmakers that it suspects may have been in preparation to spread disinformation before the upcoming German election By GEIR MOULSON Associated PressSeptember 6, 2021, 4:44 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

Man in Berlin attacks woman allegedly because she worked

Man in Berlin attacks woman allegedly because she worked A 29-year-old Afghan man in Germany has attacked and severely injured a 58-year-old landscape gardener who was working in a park in Berlin, allegedly because he didn’t like the fact that she was working ByThe Associated PressSeptember 5, 2021, 5:07 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare …

Thousands protest for social justice, inclusion in Germany

Thousands protest for social justice, inclusion in Germany Thousands of activists have protested in Berlin for a more inclusive and progressive society ByThe Associated PressSeptember 4, 2021, 4:47 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressPeople gather in support of LGBT rights in Dresden, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa …

Merkel prepares to step down with legacy of tackling crises

Merkel prepares to step down with legacy of tackling crises Angela Merkel will leave office as one of modern Germany’s longest-serving leaders and as a global diplomatic heavyweight By GEIR MOULSON Associated PressSeptember 2, 2021, 3:28 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressIn this Monday, June 3, 2013 file photo, …

Pope inadvertently quotes Putin to chide West’s Afghan war

Pope inadvertently quotes Putin to chide West’s Afghan war Pope Francis criticized the West’s recent involvement in Afghanistan as an outsider’s attempt to impose democracy By ARITZ PARRA and FRANK JORDANS Associated PressSeptember 1, 2021, 5:09 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:14 On Location: September 1, 2021 Catch up on the …

EU backs helping Afghanistan’s neighbors cope with refugees

EU backs helping Afghanistan’s neighbors cope with refugees European Union justice and home affairs ministers have pledged to support Afghanistan’s neighbors to help them host people fleeing the new Taliban regime and prevent a new wave of migrants heading to Europe By SAMUEL PETREQUIN and MIKE CORDER Associated PressAugust 31, 2021, 6:39 PM• 5 min …

Merkel: I would never govern with ex-communist Left party

Merkel: I would never govern with ex-communist Left party German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would never govern with support from the Left party ByThe Associated PressAugust 31, 2021, 12:34 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz prior …

Google to invest $1.2B in Germany cloud computing program

Google to invest $1.2B in Germany cloud computing program Google has announced that it is investing $1.2 billion by 2030 to expand its cloud computing infrastructure in Germany and to increase the use of renewable energy ByThe Associated PressAugust 31, 2021, 11:51 AM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:19 On Location: August …

30 kph max: Paris shrinks speed limit to protect climate

30 kph max: Paris shrinks speed limit to protect climate The speed limit for most of Paris is now 30 kilometers per hour (less than 19 miles per hour) By ANGELA CHARLTON and JEFFREY SCHAEFFER Associated PressAugust 30, 2021, 3:52 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressA speed camera is …

With Merkel going, candidates fail to inspire German voters

With Merkel going, candidates fail to inspire German voters A large chunk of German’s electorate remains undecided going into a federal election that will determine who succeeds Angela Merkel as chancellor after her 16 years in office By FRANK JORDANS Associated PressAugust 26, 2021, 1:28 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe …

Germany’s Merkel vows party will fight as polls worsen

Germany’s Merkel vows party will fight as polls worsen Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel is vowing that her party will fight for a good result in Germany’s election next month and won’t be distracted by polls showing its support at worryingly low levels By GEIR MOULSON Associated PressAugust 24, 2021, 6:08 PM• 3 min readShare to …

Merkel, Ukrainian leader discuss peace efforts, gas pipeline

Merkel, Ukrainian leader discuss peace efforts, gas pipeline German Chancellor Angela Merkel has sought to move forward stalled peace efforts in eastern Ukraine and stressed Germany’s commitment not to let Russia use a new gas pipeline as a “weapon.” By YURAS KARMANAU and GEIR MOULSON Associated PressAugust 22, 2021, 3:51 PM• 4 min readShare to …

Tesla hopes to start production at Berlin factory in October

Tesla hopes to start production at Berlin factory in October Tesla founder and chief executive Elon Musk says he hopes to start producing cars at its new factory outside Berlin in October ByThe Associated PressAugust 13, 2021, 1:45 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article1:47 Driver allegedly sleeps on the highway in …

German teacher goes on trial in alleged cannibalism case

German teacher goes on trial in alleged cannibalism case A 41-year-old teacher who is accused of having killed another man with the intention of eating him went on trial Tuesday in Germany’s capital ByThe Associated PressAugust 10, 2021, 6:26 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article3:06 On Location: August 10, 2021 Catch …

Germany: Extremism probe for driver who caused 13 crashes

Germany: Extremism probe for driver who caused 13 crashes Berlin police say that a Polish man detained on suspicion of causing more than a dozen traffic accidents is being investigated for possible extremist motives ByThe Associated PressAugust 6, 2021, 4:30 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — Berlin police said …

German court sets trial date for former Nazi guard, aged 100

German court sets trial date for former Nazi guard, aged 100 A German court has set a trial date for a 100-year-old man who is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served as a Nazi SS guard at a concentration camp on the outskirts of Berlin during World War II …

Germany denounces disinformation by groups in flood areas

Germany denounces disinformation by groups in flood areas The German government has denounced attempts by some groups or conspiracy theorists to spread disinformation in areas devastated by floods two weeks ago ByThe Associated PressJuly 28, 2021, 1:25 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — The German government on Wednesday denounced …

Germans return to flooded town: ‘The memories are gone’

Germans return to flooded town: ‘The memories are gone’ German authorities have allowed families in a town inundated by flooding to enter their homes for the first time By MSTYSLAV CHERNOV and FRANK JORDANS Associated PressJuly 22, 2021, 8:18 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article1:47 Hundreds still missing in Europe after …

Merkel defends legacy on gender, climate, with some regrets

Merkel defends legacy on gender, climate, with some regrets With just months to go before her 16-year leadership of Germany ends, Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended her efforts to promote gender equality and curb climate change By GEIR MOULSON and FRANK JORDANS Associated PressJuly 22, 2021, 2:39 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail …

German Cabinet approves some $472 million in first flood aid

German Cabinet approves some $472 million in first flood aid Germany’s Cabinet has approved a roughly 400 million-euro ($472 million) package of immediate aid for flood victims and vowed to get started quickly on rebuilding devastated areas By GEIR MOULSON Associated PressJuly 21, 2021, 4:10 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe …

Merkel brings message of stability to US on farewell visit

Merkel brings message of stability to US on farewell visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel has left for Washington on what is likely to be her last official visit By FRANK JORDANS Associated PressJuly 14, 2021, 7:39 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the weekly cabinet …

Neck rubs, tapped phones: Merkel has history with US leaders

Neck rubs, tapped phones: Merkel has history with US leaders Angela Merkel has just about seen it all when it comes to U.S. presidents By GEIR MOULSON Associated PressJuly 14, 2021, 3:29 PM• 6 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – In this Feb. 1, 2013 file photo, German Chancellor Angela …

Merkel doubts Biden meeting will solve gas pipeline dispute

Merkel doubts Biden meeting will solve gas pipeline dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel doubts the dispute between her country and the United States over a nearly completed gas pipeline from Russia will be fully resolved at a meeting with President Joe Biden this week By FRANK JORDANS Associated PressJuly 12, 2021, 7:00 PM• 3 min …

Iran anger at US, European support for opposition group

Iran anger at US, European support for opposition group The Iranian government has expressed anger over the appearance of senior European and U.S. politicians at a rally in support of an opposition group that has long sought to overthrow Iran’s theocratic rulers ByThe Associated PressJuly 11, 2021, 1:03 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to …

Libya conference sees hope on elections, foreign forces

Libya conference sees hope on elections, foreign forces Libya’s transitional government has underlined its commitment to holding elections on Dec. 24 at a conference with powers that have interests in the North African country By GEIR MOULSON Associated PressJune 23, 2021, 5:52 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – …

Leaders of Germany, France urge vigilance over virus variant

Leaders of Germany, France urge vigilance over virus variant The leaders of Germany and France have called for vigilance to prevent the spread of a coronavirus variant that this week prompted Britain to delay the planned relaxation of pandemic restrictions in England By FRANK JORDANS Associated PressJune 18, 2021, 7:01 PM• 3 min readShare to …

Germany’s Stasi files agency wraps up work after 3 decades

Germany’s Stasi files agency wraps up work after 3 decades An agency set up to oversee the voluminous files of communist East Germany’s secret police, the Stasi, has wrapped up its work after nearly three decades ByThe Associated PressJune 17, 2021, 2:59 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressFILE – …

Germany’s Greens endorse 40-year-old lawmaker for chancellor

Germany’s Greens endorse 40-year-old lawmaker for chancellor Germany’s environmentalist Greens formally have endorsed Annalena Baerbock as their candidate for chancellor ByThe Associated PressJune 12, 2021, 4:23 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleThe Associated PressGermany’s Green Party co-chairwoman Annalena Baerbock smiles after beeing nominated as the party’s chancellor candidate during a party …