Tag: Germany

Germany to CIA Chief: Get Out!

Thursday, 10 July 2014 Germany has asked the CIA station chief in the country to leave the country at once, an unusual move that is a very public expression of anger over repeated cases of U.S. spying in the country. “The representative of the U.S. intelligence services at […]

Nazi Veterans Created Illegal Army

By Klaus Wiegrefe Newly discovered documents show that in the years after World War II, former members of the Nazi Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS formed a secret army to protect the country from the Soviets. The illegal project could have sparked a major scandal at the time. For nearly […]

NSA spied on 122 World Leaders

Sunday 30 March 2014 Secret documents newly disclosed by the German newspaper Der Spiegel on Saturday shed more light on how aggressively the National Security Agency and its British counterpart have targeted Germany for surveillance. A series of classified files from the archive provided to reporters by NSA […]

How Peace Kept WWI Alive

EEV: Excellent article on the coming storm, if things stay their course. The Thirty Years’ War By Jan Fleischhauer On two separate occasions, in 1918 and 1945, the world had to decide what to do with Germany. The second time around, world leaders almost made the same mistakes that […]

Italy is wasting away month by month

– its debt ratio ratcheting up towards 140pc of GDP – and all because the country’s ruling elite cannot shake off its slavish assumption that a return to monetary self-rule is impossible By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Economics Last updated: January 31st, 2014 Today’s headline from Italy is that unemployment […]

Europe to Ditch Climate Protection Goals

Green Fade-Out By Gregor Peter Schmitz in Brussels The EU’s reputation as a model of environmental responsibility may soon be history. The European Commission wants to forgo ambitious climate protection goals and pave the way for fracking — jeopardizing Germany’s touted energy revolution in the process. The climate […]

Welfare debate stokes Germany-EU tensions

“The German social welfare system is not a self-service convenience store for all the Europeans that come to our country,” Does the German social welfare system contravene European law? The EU seems to think so. It has made a statement regarding the rights of migrants that has caused […]

Germany warns US facilities could be targeted in wake of NSA leaks

Published time: November 12, 2013 22:13                                                                              The entrance to the US Airbase is pictured in Ramstein, southern German (AFP Photo / Daniel Roland) Officials in Germany have cautioned authorities to prepare for possible attacks against United States facilities overseas as revelations continue to emerge about America’s secretive National […]

World’s top climate scientists told to ‘cover up’ the fact that the Earth’s temperature hasn’t risen for the last 15 years

Leaked United Nations report reveals the  world’s temperature hasn’t risen for the last 15 years Politicians have raised concerns about  the final draft Fears that the findings will encourage  deniers of man-made climate change By  Tamara Cohen, Political Correspondent PUBLISHED: 14:40 EST, 19  September 2013 |  UPDATED: 14:41 […]

Existence of new element confirmed

Contact: Dirk Rudolph Dirk.Rudolph@nuclear.lu.se 46-462-227-633 Lund University An international team of researchers, led by physicists from Lund University, have confirmed the existence of what is considered a new element with atomic number 115. The experiment was conducted at the GSI research facility in Germany. The results confirm earlier […]

Alibi Agencies Help Create Double Lives

By Barbara Hardinghaus An episode of Germany’s top crime show recently highlighted a secretive business: helping clients create and maintain lies. Now one such agency is struggling to keep up with the demand. For his best clients, Patrick Ulmer says he goes out and arranges the lie personally. […]

Hungary Warns of German EU Leadership

Hitler-Stalin Pact? Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told diplomats on Tuesday that closer ties between a Germany-led EU and Russia were enough to make people check to see if their “children are still in the yard” — an oblique yet unmistakeable reference to the Hitler-Stalin pact. The latest […]

NSA ‘In Bed Together with the Germans’

In an interview, Edward Snowden accuses the National Security Agency of partnering with Germany and other governments in its spying activities. New information also indicates close working ties between the German foreign intelligence agency and the American authority. In an interview to be published in this week’s issue […]

Atlas of Prejudices

Each person has a different way of looking at the world, but these views are often bundled in the form of prejudices. In his new book, “Atlas of Prejudice,” recently published in Germany, Bulgarian designer Yanko Tsvetskov, 38, has created satirical maps based on national and historical clichés. […]

Hollywood helped Adolf Hitler, academic claims

Historian Ben Urwand says he has cache of documents that prove Tinseltown enthusiastically cooperated with Nazis’ global propaganda effort Jonathan Paige Friday, 28 June 2013 Hollywood is not widely thought of as providing much support to Hitler’s regime, instead producing a wealth of anti-Nazi films during the Second […]

Added benefit of dapagliflozin is not proven

Manufacturer’s dossier did not contain suitable data for any therapeutic indication Dapagliflozin (trade name: Forxiga) has been approved in Germany since November 2012 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal […]

Aflibercept in AMD: no proof of added benefit

Manufacturer’s dossier did not contain any usable data for the comparison with ranibizumab The drug aflibercept (trade name: Eylea) has been approved in Germany since November 2012 for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the Act on the Reform […]

Markets erode moral values

Contact: Dr. Armin Falk armin.falk@uni-bonn.de 49-228-739-240 University of Bonn Researchers from the Universities of Bamberg and Bonn present causal evidence on how markets affect moral values Many people express objections against child labor, exploitation of the workforce or meat production involving cruelty against animals. At the same time, […]