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Facts about Germany

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Trends and Perspectives

Migration, the digital revolution, the trend towards sharing rather than owning, and a new relaxed attitude to business: many factors are changing the way people live in Germany. In the “Trends and Perspectives” section of the latest edition of “DE Magazin Deutschland” and on deutschland.de, learn about how current trends are affecting society and life in Germany. You can also read a report about the rediscovery of the German forest, and gain some fascinating insights into the everyday work of deep-sea researcher Antje Boetius.

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Current media library on deutschland.de

Berchtesgaden mit Kehlsteinhaus, Salzbergwerk und Nationalpark

Germany – always worth a visit!

Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of www.germany.travel.

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Latest News from Germany

Here you will find the latest news from Germany.

German News Service -Discover Germany firsthand

May 25, 2017 4:05 PM

Merkel threatens to pull troops from Turkey's Incirlik military base

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has threatened to withdraw German soldiers from the Turkish air base in Incirlik. The statement follows a year-long row over allowing German lawmakers to visit soldiers stationed there.


May 25, 2017 3:16 PM

Obama in Berlin for landmark church assembly

Former US President Barack Obama addressed the church congress saying "we can not hide behind a wall." This year, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation is the featured topic, with many big names making an appearance.


May 25, 2017 12:56 PM

Happy Father's Day in Germany to all fathers

On the 40th day after Easter - Ascension Day in the Christian world - Germany also marks Father's Day. It has been celebrated as such in the German-speaking world for more than a century.


May 24, 2017 4:02 PM

Islamist suspects detained in Berlin drug raids

Nine men - four of them linked to the German capital's "violent Islamist" scene - are being held after multiple early morning raids. Police say they confiscated weapons, electronics and narcotics.

May 24, 2017 12:02 PM

Germany's Gabriel sees 'deal' with China on e-car quota

Germany's top diplomat Sigmar Gabriel is expecting Beijing to relax its new rules on electric cars. After China announced strict e-car quotas, Berlin sought compromise to protect the interests of its powerful carmakers.


May 24, 2017 11:08 AM

How Cannes finally discovered German film

A year after Maren Ade's "Toni Erdmann" took Cannes by storm, the world's most important film festival is paying closer attention to German cinema than it has in a long time - including Diane Kruger's first German film.

Welcome to Germany

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Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
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Africa and Germany

Click on the title to read the full story with an African and German focus

May 26, 2017 11:44 AM

African Union Day: “An important event in African History”

On May 25, the countries of the African Union celebrate the signing of its charter in 1963. An interview with Sitona Abdalla Osman, Ambassador of the Republic of South Sudan in Germany.

May 26, 2017 9:09 AM

Higher income for small farmers in Africa

Training to improve management and cultivation methods enables farmers to achieve better yields and higher incomes.

May 26, 2017 9:09 AM

Harare International Festival of the Arts hosts German musician

German songwriter and keyboard genius Thomas Motter partnered with award-winning United States songstress LeNora Jaye to give a first-rate show that had fans clamouring for more at the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), Zimbabwe’s premier arts and cultural showcase.