Merkel’s election law reform declared unconstitutional

July 26th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 26 (IANS) Germany's top court has ruled changes in the current election law, introduced last year by Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, as unconstitutional.The Wednesday's ruling has left politicians ... Read more...

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German parliament passes Greece bailout deal

February 28th, 2012 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 28 (IANS) The German parliament Monday passed the second bailout package for Greece worth about 130 billion euros ($174.4 billion) to help the country avoid a default.The German ... Read more...

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Germany abolishes military conscription

March 25th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- The German Parliament on Thursday abolished military conscription, the compulsory enrollment of young people to military service, the DPA news agency reported.The move suspended the draft effective ... Read more...

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German parliament asked to have England goal recognised

June 30th, 2010 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 30 (DPA) The Bundestag, Germany's parliament, has been asked to have football officials belatedly recognise an England goal that was overlooked by the referee in England's World Cup loss to ... Read more...

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Christian Wulff nominated as next German president

June 3rd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 3 (DPA) Christian Wulff, the state premier of Lower Saxony, was nominated Thursday as the next German president, government sources told DPA. Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right coalition proposed the 50-year-old as ... Read more...

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U.S. may soon lose financial superpower status: Germany

September 25th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.25 (ANI): The United States will lose its status as a superpower of the world financial system and must work with its partners to agree stronger international rules to regulate ... Read more...

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