• Jun 22, 2017 | Germany.info | Marshall Plan a Stroke of Good Fortune in Our History

    Henry Kissinger and Chancellor Merkel in Berlin

    The Marshall Plan for Europe was a stroke of good fortune for German history, Chancellor Merkel said at an event hosted by the The German Marshall Fund of the United States in Berlin.

    Marshall Plan's 70th Anniversary
  • Jun 21, 2017 | Germany.info | European Memorial Ceremony Planned for Helmut Kohl

    Helmut Kohl

    Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl will be remembered in a European ceremony of honor on July 1 in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Chancellor Merkel will be among the speakers at the ceremony, which will mark the first time a European memorial of this kind has been held.

    European Memorial Ceremony
  • Jun 21, 2017 | Germany.info | Word of the Week: Gänsefüßchen


    If you're a writer, you use Gänsefüßchen ("little geese feet") all the time. But this colloquial word means nothing what it sounds like.

    Word of the Week
  • Jun 21, 2017 | Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure | Ethics Commission Creates World's First Initial Guidelines For Autonomous Vehicles

    Autonomous driving

    The ethics commission on automated and networked driving has developed initial guidelines for policymakers and legislators, permitting automated driving systems, but, with a view to safety, human dignity, personal freedom of choice and data autonomy, setting special requirements.

    Autonomous Vehicles
  • Jun 19, 2017 | Press and Information Office of the Federal Government | Merkel: Helmut Kohl was "a Stroke of Luck for us Germans"

    Chancellor Angela Merkel writes in the book of condolence at the Federal Chancellery.

    "We Germans owe him a great deal. I salute his memory." That is what Chancellor Angela Merkel wrote on Sunday in the condolence book for Helmut Kohl at the Federal Chancellery. She paid her respects to the achievements of the former Chancellor who was instrumental in reuniting Germany.

    Merkel Remembers Kohl
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