Oktoberfest 2014: A truly German Tradition
It's back! The highly-anticipated Oktoberfest opens tomorrow, Saturday, September 20. More than 6 million people will once again have fun over the next two weeks at the world’s largest fair and enjoy Bavarian beer and culture. So throw on your Lederhosen and Dirndl and get ready for the Wiesn! Prost!
DW provides news coverage on "Game of Thrones"
To celebrate 20 years online, DW provides a tongue-in-cheek news coverage of Westeros and Essos, the lands of "Games of Thrones". The TV series, based on the international besteller by George R. R. Martin, is a global phenomena. Fans of Game of Thrones can expand their knowledge or test it in a quote contest.
News coverage on "Game of Thrones"
World Economic Forum: Germany is fifth most competitive Economy
Germany has come fifth in the World Economic Form's Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015. The other countries in the top five include (in order of raking) Switzerland, Singapore, the US and Finland.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier: Why Germany is sending Weapons to Iraq
In an op-ed article, published in the New Straits Times on September 3, Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier talks about Germany's decision to expand its aid in northern Iraq.
A Country rejoices: 25 Years Fall of the Wall
On the evening of November 9, 1989, the Wall fell in Berlin – and with it the frontier that had divided Germany for 28 years. The very same night, thousands of GDR citizens rushed to the border with West Berlin. Although they had no official order, the border guards opened the crossings. Complete strangers from East and West fell into one another’s arms laughing and crying, spontaneously celebrating the opening of the Wall together. Germany experienced a night of jubilation, a night that was to change the world.
Read stories, like the diary of Christian Buerger, written during his attempts to escape, find further information and more on this blog:
Malaysia follows on the path of sustainable forestry. This is the message that a high-ranking delegation from Germany will take home. Representatives from the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture,...