Leipzig Book Fair is celebrating Germany’s literary spring. A whole host of authors are joining in with their new publications. Recommended reads for this spring.

Spring books

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After increasing Germany’s support for humanitarian assistance and stabilisation in Iraq and Syria by 235 million euros, FM Sigmar Gabriel made these comments in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on the occasion of the meeting in Washington of the Global Coalition working to defeat ISIS:

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel: 235 million euros for humanitarian assistance and stabilisation in the fight against IS

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The Leipzig Book Fair, one of the largest Spring book industry events in Europe, opens today with an official ceremony and the awarding of the Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding.

Leipzig Book Fair opens with prize for European understanding

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The Leipzig Book Fair, one of the largest Spring book industry events in Europe, opens today with an official ceremony and the awarding of the Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding.

Leipzig Book Fair opens with prize for European understanding

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Germany's long-serving striker Lukas Podolski is retiring from the national team after 13 years.

End of an era

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Four DAFI scholars, who are currently pursuing their higher education in Delhi, talk about their struggles as refugees and how the scholarship has helped them.

Germany Finances Scholarships for Refugees in India

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The terrible conflict in Syria has been raging for six years. Again and again, we hear reports of the gravest violations of international law by Islamist terrorist groups and by the Assad regime. “The perpetrators must never feel they are beyond the reach of the law,” declared Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel as he pledged one million euros to support United Nations measures to investigate and...
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One million euros for the investigation and prosecution of crimes in the conflict in Syria

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How Germany is committed to ensuring access to clean water worldwide. #worldwaterday

Water initiatives from Germany

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At the opening of the CeBIT trade fair, Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on her audience to forge ahead with digitalisation to the benefit of all. In view of the pace of digital change, many people are uncertain, she acknowledged.

We must awaken enthusiasm for digitalisation

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???? This is really interesting: Did you know that more and more wolves, wild cats and bison are returning to Germany? ???? #wildlife #wolves #wildcats #bison
The Energiewende as a global project: On 20 March, Foreign Minister Gabriel opened the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue.

Towards a global Energiewende : Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017 starts

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Did you know that devils eat flies and weeds never wilt? Test your knowledge of famous German proverbs with these collection of illustrations

Original illustrations of our favorite German proverbs

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Discover the uncharted beauty of Germany’s Northern Beaches. From Bird Watching to unique mud flat tours in the North Frisian island, to tranquil car free oasis in Baltrum, the splendid rust-coloured sandstone cliffs at Heligoland to Juist Island which is referred to as Töwerland or “Magic Land” in the local dialect the German Coastlines are sure to appease the Beach buff in you, So what are...
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Ambassador Dr Ney hosts dinner for Airbus Group CEO
Ambassador Dr Martin Ney hosted a seated dinner on the occasion of the visit of Dr Thomas Enders, CEO Airbus Group – attended by Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India, French Ambassador, Alexandre Ziegler, and high ranking Indian businessmen in his Residence on 17th March.
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The German Society of International Law (DGIR) celebrates its centenary this year. In his address, Foreign Minister Gabriel explained why international law is irreplaceable, for Germany and the world.

The German Society of International Law (DGIR) celebrates its centenary this year.

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The Phrase “German Romantic Road” is synonymous with Charm and Allure. Spread between Würzburg to Füssen across 400 km this fascinating route is dotted with stately homes, palaces of courtly splendour and romantic medieval timber-framed houses, making for an idyllic romantic getaway. Why not chose Germany for your next holiday? [ Bit.ly Link ] #germanytourism #romaticroad #mustsees
Germany will host the 69th International Astronautical Congress, the world's biggest space conference.

Conference in Bremen

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The first Start Up Energy Transition Award will be presented in Berlin. The 18 finalists include five startups from Germany.

The Start Up Energy Transition Award

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A 360-degree panorama of the Berlin Wall stands at the former Checkpoint Charlie border crossing. The panorama was designed by artist Yadegar Asisi, and shows scenes from a November day in 1980. Tourists love it.

Time travel: Berlin Wall panorama

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