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Merkel pledges to protect Jews in Germany against attacks
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged the country's Jewish community Wednesday her unwavering support as she condemned anti-Semitic slurs and threats at pro-Palestinian...
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:00:29 +0200)

Personal message from the Expatica Team
It is with great sadness that the Expatica Team announces the tragic loss of our colleague Antoine van Veldhuizen and his family on flight MH17.
(Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:48:56 +0200)

Clouds over Wagner's Green Hill at famed Bayreuth Festival
The curtain goes up on the Bayreuth Festival on Friday, but observers say the prestigious month-long summer music fest dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner could be losing some...
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:00:13 +0200)

European carriers suspend flights to Israel
Major European carriers followed their US counterparts on Tuesday and suspended flights to Israel over security concerns amid the raging Gaza conflict. Air France said it was...
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:00:20 +0200)

BMW says to recall 1.6 million cars worldwide
German top-of-the-range car maker BMW said Wednesday it will recall around 1.6 million cars worldwide due to a potential airbag problem. The recall affected the BMW 3 series...
(Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:00:23 +0200)

US, Germany differ on spying but ties remain solid: Merkel
Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Germany had serious differences with the United States over privacy issues amid a bitter spying row but stressed the enduring strength of...
(Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:13 +0200)

Germany most energy efficient nation: study
Germany is the world's most energy efficient nation with strong codes on buildings while China is quickly stepping up its own efforts, an environmental group said...
(Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:00:21 +0200)

Serenades and some advice for Merkel on her 60th birthday
Quirky tributes poured in for German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she celebrated her 60th birthday on Thursday, along with some advice from her former mentor, elder statesman Helmut Kohl.
(Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:00:20 +0200)

US tries to patch up spy row with Berlin
The White House chief of staff and his German counterpart met Tuesday amid a serious rift over allegations of US spying.Germany ordered the Berlin CIA station chief to leave...
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:00:18 +0200)

Germany, France, Italy slam anti-Semitic protests
The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned anti-Semitic slurs and violence at pro-Palestinian demonstrations in Europe and pledged to take firm...
(Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:00:18 +0200)