Remembering the victims of flight 4U9525
We are deeply moved by the numerous messages of condolence and sympathy we have received from across the UK over the past few days. Thank you.
Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the crash site of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 on 25 March 2015. She was accompanied by the Presidents of France and Spain, Hollande and Rajoy.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Economic Minister Sigmar Gabriel have opened the first "Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue" 26 March at the Foreign Office.
Chancellor Merkel emphasised the importance of German-Greek co-operation based on trust, following the first talks with Greek Prime Minister Tsipras in Berlin on 23 March.
On 23 March 2015 John Ryeland was awarded the prestigious Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. The insignia of this outstanding award were presented by Ambassador Dr Peter Ammon at a special award ceremony at the Ambassador’s residence in London.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier attended talks on the Iranian nuclear programme in London on Saturday (21 March) together with his UK, French and US counterparts, Philip Hammond, Laurent Fabius and John Kerry, as well as the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini.
The European Council intends to link the sanctions against Russia with the complete implementation of the Minsk Agreement. The heads of European states and governments paved the way for an energy union. At the fringes Greece's efforts for reforms, as well as Iran's nuclear programme were also discussed.
More than 300,000 international students study in Germany, while about 140,000 Germans study abroad, figures from Germany’s Ministry of Education and Research show.
Nearly one in three people in Lebanon are refugees from Syria. To help solve the crisis, Germany’s Development Minister Gerd Müller has pledged an additional €55 million.
The German economy is expected to grow faster than previously thought, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) says in its latest Interim Economic Assessment.
In the context of its medium-term fiscal planning the German Government announced today the intention to increase defence investment throughout to 2019.
The German Cabinet has agreed on its medium-term economic plan. Investment is going to continue to rise for the coming years, while the government will not have to take on new debt.
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