Germany http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26072/all en Soccer-Bundesliga fixtures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-bundesliga-fixtures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 15 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the Bundesliga matches on Tuesday Friday, January 18 (GMT) Schalke 04 v Hanover 96 (1930) Saturday, January 19 (GMT) Bayer Leverkusen v Eintracht Frankfurt (1430) Bayern Munich v Greuther Fuerth (1430) Mainz v Freiburg (1430) Hoffenheim v Borussia Moenchengladbach (1430) VfL Wolfsburg v VfB Stuttgart (1430) Werder Bremen v Borussia Dortmund (1730) Sunday, January 20 (GMT) Nuremberg v Hambur</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-bundesliga-fixtures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fußball-Bundesliga Germany TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:45:35 +0000 5734593 at http://www.globalpost.com German regional politician quits SPD in pre-vote blow to party http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/german-regional-politician-quits-spd-pre-vote-blow-party <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Noah Barkin</p> <p>BERLIN, Jan 15 (Reuters) - A prominent regional politician who has been a member of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) for more than four decades has quit the party and joined its far-left rivals in a blow for the SPD days before a state election.</p> <p>Sigrid Leuschner, an SPD lawmaker in the Lower Saxony assembly for 19 years, said her decision to move to the Left Party was based on concerns that the SPD had become "devoid of substance".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/german-regional-politician-quits-spd-pre-vote-blow-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chancellors of Germany Germany Government Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:00:04 +0000 5734623 at http://www.globalpost.com German state's "Mac" tries to blaze trail for Merkel 3rd term http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/german-states-mac-tries-blaze-trail-merkel-3rd-term <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Half Scottish regional leader seen as potential Merkel successor</p> <p>* McAllister needs FDP bounce to retain power in Lower Saxony</p> <p>* Campaign features bagpipes, giant "Mac" posters</p> <p>By Stephen Brown</p> <p>BERLIN, Jan 15 (Reuters) - An election on Sunday in Germany's second-biggest state will be a crucial test of Chancellor Angela Merkel's chances of winning a third term in the autumn.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/german-states-mac-tries-blaze-trail-merkel-3rd-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> David McAllister Germany Government Human Interest Politics of Germany Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:00:56 +0000 5734760 at http://www.globalpost.com Pope's secretary "Gorgeous George" on Vanity Fair cover http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/popes-secretary-gorgeous-george-vanity-fair-cover <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Philip Pullella</p> <p>ROME, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Archbishop Georg Ganswein, Pope Benedict's private secretary, who has been dubbed "Gorgeous George" by the Italian media, is now a real-life cover boy.</p> <p>The prelate has landed on the cover of Vanity Fair.</p> <p>The cover on the Italian edition of the magazine shows the 56-year-old archbishop smiling, his blue eyes beaming, above a headline that reads "Father Georg - It's not a sin to be beautiful."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/popes-secretary-gorgeous-george-vanity-fair-cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Germany International Theological Commission Pope Benedict XVI Religion Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:30:33 +0000 5734777 at http://www.globalpost.com Gold Rush: Germany brings home hundreds of tons of gold from Cold War havens http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-1-germany-brings-home-gold-cold-war-havens <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Germany's central bank plans to bring home hundreds of tonnes of gold, part of the reserves it kept in the United States and France during the Cold War for safety from any Soviet invasion. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; line-height: 1.2;">By Eva Kuehnen</span></p> <p>FRANKFURT, (Reuters) - Germany&#39;s central bank <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-germany-gold-20130116,0,3802325.story">plans to bring home hundreds of tons of gold</a>, part of the reserves it kept in the United States and France during the Cold War for safety from any Soviet invasion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-1-germany-brings-home-gold-cold-war-havens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics Economy of Europe Germany Gold standard Matter Germany Global Economy Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:29:00 +0000 5735201 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Bundesliga fixtures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/soccer-bundesliga-fixtures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the Bundesliga matches on Friday Friday, January 18 (GMT) Schalke 04 v Hanover 96 (1930) Saturday, January 19 (GMT) Bayer Leverkusen v Eintracht Frankfurt (1430) Bayern Munich v Greuther Fuerth (1430) Mainz v Freiburg (1430) Hoffenheim v Borussia Moenchengladbach (1430) VfL Wolfsburg v VfB Stuttgart (1430) Werder Bremen v Borussia Dortmund (1730) Sunday, January 20 (GMT) Nuremberg v Hamburg</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/soccer-bundesliga-fixtures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fußball-Bundesliga Germany TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 09:45:21 +0000 5736018 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Bundesliga results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/soccer-bundesliga-results-and-standings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Bundesliga matches on Friday Friday, January 18 Schalke 04 5 Hanover 96 4 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Bayern Munich 17 13 3 1 44 7 42 2 Bayer Leverkusen 17 10 3 4 33 22 33 3 Borussia Dortmund 17 8 6 3 35 20 30 ------------------------- 4 Eintracht Frankfurt 17 9 3 5 33 27 30 ------------------------- 5 Schalke 04 18 8 4 6 32 29 28 6 Freiburg 17 7 5 5 24 18 26 ------------------------- 7 Mainz </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/soccer-bundesliga-results-and-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fußball-Bundesliga Germany Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 21:45:22 +0000 5736416 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Bundesliga results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-bundesliga-results-and-standings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Bundesliga matches on Saturday Saturday, January 19 Bayer Leverkusen 3 Eintracht Frankfurt 1 Bayern Munich 2 Greuther Fuerth 0 Mainz 0 Freiburg 0 Hoffenheim 0 Borussia Moenchengladbach 0 VfL Wolfsburg 2 VfB Stuttgart 0 Werder Bremen 0 Borussia Dortmund 5 Friday, January 18 Schalke 04 5 Hanover 96 4 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Bayern Munich 18 14 3 1 46 7 45 2 Ba</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-bundesliga-results-and-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fußball-Bundesliga Germany Sports Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 16:45:25 +0000 5736626 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Bundesliga results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/soccer-bundesliga-results-and-standings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Bundesliga matches on Sunday Sunday, January 20 Nuremberg 1 Hamburg SV 1 Fortuna Dusseldorf 2 FC Augsburg 3 Saturday, January 19 Bayer Leverkusen 3 Eintracht Frankfurt 1 Bayern Munich 2 Greuther Fuerth 0 Mainz 0 Freiburg 0 Hoffenheim 0 Borussia Moenchengladbach 0 VfL Wolfsburg 2 VfB Stuttgart 0 Werder Bremen 0 Borussia Dortmund 5 Friday, January 18 Schalke 04 5 Ha</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/soccer-bundesliga-results-and-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fußball-Bundesliga Germany Sports Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 16:45:43 +0000 5736918 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Merkel suffers setback months before federal vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-bitter-setback-merkel-months-german-election <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* SPD and Greens win key regional election by single seat</p> <p>* Merkel concedes narrow defeat in Lower Saxony "hurts"</p> <p>* Victory gives left blocking majority in upper house</p> <p>* FDP leader keeps post after surprisingly strong result</p> <p>By Noah Barkin</p> <p>BERLIN, Jan 21 (Reuters) - In an extremely tight German state election that seemed to produce few clearcut winners, there was no question who the biggest loser was - Angela Merkel.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-bitter-setback-merkel-months-german-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Chancellors of Germany Entertainment Germany Government Politics Politics of Europe Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:30:04 +0000 5737168 at http://www.globalpost.com Leader of Merkel's FDP allies keeps party post http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/blank-headline-received-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BERLIN, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The leader of Angela Merkel's Free Democrat (FDP) coalition partners, Economy Minister Philipp Roesler, will keep his job as party chief despite offering to quit on Monday following a state election.</p> <p>But in a sign of unhappiness with Roesler, despite a strong FDP showing in the the Lower Saxony vote, a party spokesman said veteran parliamentary leader Rainer Bruederle would take charge of the FDP campaign for September's federal elections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/blank-headline-received-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Free Democratic Party Germany Government States of Germany Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:45:15 +0000 5737173 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Bundesliga fixtures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-bundesliga-fixtures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the Bundesliga matches on Tuesday Friday, January 25 (GMT) Borussia Dortmund v Nuremberg (1930) Saturday, January 26 (GMT) Borussia Moenchengladbach v Fortuna Duesseldorf (1430) Eintracht Frankfurt v Hoffenheim (1430) FC Augsburg v Schalke 04 (1430) Greuther Fuerth v Mainz (1430) Hanover 96 v VfL Wolfsburg (1430) Freiburg v Bayer Leverkusen (1730) Sunday, January 27 (GMT) Hamburg SV v </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-bundesliga-fixtures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fußball-Bundesliga Germany TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 09:30:39 +0000 5737628 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Bundesliga fixtures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/soccer-bundesliga-fixtures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the Bundesliga matches on Friday Friday, January 25 (GMT) Borussia Dortmund v Nuremberg (1930) Saturday, January 26 (GMT) Borussia Moenchengladbach v Fortuna Duesseldorf (1430) Eintracht Frankfurt v Hoffenheim (1430) FC Augsburg v Schalke 04 (1430) Greuther Fuerth v Mainz (1430) Hanover 96 v VfL Wolfsburg (1430) Freiburg v Bayer Leverkusen (1730) Sunday, January 27 (GMT) Hamburg SV v W</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/soccer-bundesliga-fixtures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fußball-Bundesliga Germany TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 09:30:17 +0000 5739241 at http://www.globalpost.com Cleavage comment puts German politics in a fluster http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/cleavage-comment-puts-german-politics-fluster <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Top FDP politician accused of lewd behaviour</p> <p>* Pruederle named this week to lead party election drive</p> <p>* Party questions timing</p> <p>By Stephen Brown</p> <p>BERLIN, Jan 25 (Reuters) - A female journalist's allegations that a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition made sexist comments about her cleavage in a bar one year ago have stirred a debate about the relationship between reporters and politicians in Germany.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/cleavage-comment-puts-german-politics-fluster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Germany Government Politics Politics of Germany Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:01:01 +0000 5739534 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Bundesliga results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/soccer-bundesliga-results-and-standings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Bundesliga matches on Friday Friday, January 25 Borussia Dortmund 3 Nuremberg 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Bayern Munich 18 14 3 1 46 7 45 2 Borussia Dortmund 19 10 6 3 43 20 36 3 Bayer Leverkusen 18 11 3 4 36 23 36 ------------------------- 4 Eintracht Frankfurt 18 9 3 6 34 30 30 ------------------------- 5 Schalke 04 18 8 4 6 32 29 28 6 Freiburg 18 7 6 5 24 18 27 ------------------------- 7 M</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/soccer-bundesliga-results-and-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fußball-Bundesliga Germany Sports Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 21:45:30 +0000 5739649 at http://www.globalpost.com