• Domestic consumption, investment, and exports are likely to drive German GDP growth in 2018, and the country's budget and trade surpluses are likely to remain high. (forbes.com)
  • Speech by Dr Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the reception hosted by the Deutsche Bundesbank at the annual meeting of the German Economic Association (Verein für Socialpolitik), Freiburg im Breisgau, 3 September 2018. (bis.org)
  • In November 2013, the Regional Court of Berlin ruled that 25 of Google's privacy policies violate the German data protection law. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Although there are no prepublication censorship regulations, the German courts and other authorities have attempted to remove web content citing defamation, privacy, security, and hate speech, according to Google's Transparency Report. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The German Government introduced a minimum wage in 2015 that increased to $9.79 (8.84 euros) in January 2017. (forbes.com)
  • In late 2012, German police successfully petitioned Twitter to remove tweets from an extreme right-wing group, Besseres Hannover, for inciting racial hatred. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The University of Warwick typically visits Germany each year. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • However, since 2004, there has been a strong political movement to reduce the time spent at the gymnasium to eight years throughout Germany, nowadays most pupils throughout Germany attend the gymnasium for 8 years (referred to as G8), dispensing with the traditional ninth year or oberprima , which is roughly equivalent to the first year of higher education . (wikipedia.org)
  • Drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round (166th overall) of the 1971 NFL Draft, Germany played in 42 games during his four-year NFL career. (wikipedia.org)
  • 29.10.18) The DFG web portal "GERiT - German Research Institutions" provides users all over the world with an efficient and flexible way to explore the German research landscape. (dfg.de)
  • Berücksichtigt man die statistische Unsicherheit liegt Deutschland damit zwischen Rang 7 und 13 unter den 30 OECD-Ländern. (oecd.org)
  • This note contrasts key findings for Germany with global trends among OECD countries, under the headings: quantity and quality challenges, equity challenges, and resource and efficiency challenges. (oecd.org)
  • Cultural Connections: Germany: Famous German citizens include composers Beethoven and Brahms and authors such as the Grimm Brothers, who wrote "Hansel and Gretel," "Sleeping Beauty" and "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. (latimes.com)
  • Germany says it will amend the German nationality law to strip of their citizenship dual nationals who have fought for foreign militant groups, such as ISIL . (wikipedia.org)
  • Summary guidance for nationals of Germany is provided here. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Germany is one of the world's most industrialised countries, located in central-western Europe . (wikipedia.org)
  • Riefenstahl won several awards, not only in Germany but also in the United States , France , Sweden , and other countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vodafone GmbH is a German subsidiary of Vodafone Group plc, a company based in the UK. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the past 140 years, Germany has been the central power in continental Europe. (penguin.co.uk)
  • And any comfortable national story Germans might have told themselves before 1914 was destroyed by the events of the following thirty years. (penguin.co.uk)
  • Traditionally, a pupil attended gymnasium for nine years in western Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • Willie James Germany Jr. (born May 9, 1948) is a former American football defensive back who played four years in the National Football League. (wikipedia.org)
  • Programming schedule and times were many years identical to the other German-speaking versions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bunde is a municipal district in East Frisia, in Lower Saxony, Germany, about 20 km (32 mi. (wikipedia.org)
  • This note, taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2009, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2008 priorities for Germany. (oecd.org)
  • In order to stimulate demand for new and less polluting vehicles, the German government introduced an old vehicle scrappage scheme as part of its economic recovery package in February 2009. (iea.org)
  • As elsewhere in Germany following World War I, economic dislocation and unemployment rose in the 1920s, boosting the appeal of Nazism, especially in rural areas of the district. (wikipedia.org)
  • Triumph of the Will is a propaganda film by the German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl . (wikipedia.org)
  • The German constitution and basic laws guarantee freedom of expression and of the press, but there are provisions banning hate speech, Holocaust denial, and Nazi propaganda. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Nazi propaganda and accessing online child pornography are illegal in Germany. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Originally published in 1943 by Alfred A. Knopf Inc., these letters, twenty-five of them, were read over long and medium wave radio broadcasts being made by the BBC into Nazi Germany as part of the allied propaganda effort from October 1940 to August 1943. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was trained by Bruno Schütz and was raced almost all of his career in Germany with an exception of the 1995 British Champion Stakes in which he failed to give his running on the good to firm ground. (wikipedia.org)
  • Co-educational gymnasia have become widespread since the 1970s, and today, single-sex gymnasia are rare in Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • You can even wander the streets of Freiburg in the Black Forest, take a tour of the concentration camps in eastern Germany for a poignant reminder of the country's past, or visit Munich to absorb the history and culture of this vibrant city. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The DFG and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) continue their initiative to support joint Sino-German research projects. (dfg.de)
  • In 2015 he was awarded the Goethe Medal and the German National Prize. (penguin.co.uk)
  • The area was made a National Natural Landmark, the Germany Valley Karst Area, in 1973 by the National Park Service. (wikipedia.org)
  • Study of the German shipbuilding industry and related government measures, to strengthen the identification of government policies, practices and measures affecting the shipbuilding sector. (oecd.org)
  • Nearly two-thirds of Germans continue to read newspapers regularly, and many newspapers have successfully adapted to the "paywall" model to maintain revenue, making Germany among the most successful and vibrant media environments in Europe. (freedomhouse.org)
  • With predictable earnestness, German intellectuals are beating their breasts about the building's historical symbolism, debating whether its monumental pillars and heavy arches are reminiscent of Nazi bombast. (newsweek.com)
  • According to an essay titled In the beginning there was FIDO, "Fidonet gateways were installed at WebNetworks (Canada), IGC (United States), GreenNet (UK), Laneta (Mexico), Comlink (Germany), Nordnet (Sweden) and Worknet/Sangonet (South Africa). (wikipedia.org)
  • Bow ) is a town in the district of Straubing-Bogen in Bavaria , Germany . (wikipedia.org)
  • Tengen is a town in the district of Konstanz, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Sulm is a river in the Heilbronn district of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the war, the district hosted an influx of German refugees expelled from territories east of the Oder-Neisse Line under border changes promulgated at the Potsdam Conference. (wikipedia.org)
  • Freyburg is a town in the Burgenlandkreis district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Swiss version of Nickelodeon for German-speaking viewers began on April 1, 2009, first sharing time with a Swiss version of VIVA Switzerland. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beginning with the fifteenth-century invention of modern printing by Gutenberg, MacGregor chooses objects and ideas, people and places which still resonate in the new Germany - porcelain from Dresden and rubble from its ruins, Bauhaus design and the German sausage, the crown of Charlemagne and the gates of Buchenwald - to show us something of its collective imagination. (penguin.co.uk)
  • The AfD [Alternative for Germany] more or less explicitly rejects both these orienting principles in favor of an ethno-nationalist, sovereignist, anti-European, anti-American and pro-Russian stance. (brookings.edu)
  • Against the dominant spirit of absolutism in politics and obscurantism in religion, the writers of Young Germany maintained the principles of democracy, socialism, and rationalism. (wikipedia.org)
  • ComLink, Germany is one of the earlier organizations involved in building networks for online communication of the alternative sector in Germany. (wikipedia.org)
  • Germany benefits from a highly skilled labor force, but, like its Western European neighbors, faces significant demographic challenges to sustained long-term growth. (forbes.com)
  • All Western democracies, including the U.S. and Germany, are seeing powerful protest movements against globalization and integration. (brookings.edu)
  • Not to be confused with Western Germany or Old states of Germany . (wikipedia.org)
  • Results from German schools that took part in this study, which was carried out to understand how ICT relates to educational innovation. (oecd.org)
  • After the Second World War, German education was reformed with the introduction of new system, content, aims, and ethos. (wikipedia.org)
  • In April 2011, Vodafone Germany started to distribute Disney content via IPTV. (wikipedia.org)