Berlin Pays Tribute To David Bowie With Commemorative Plaque: David Bowie News

28 August 2016, 1:52 am

Now, the city of Berlin has paid tribute to their iconic source with a commemorative plaque. A fellow "lodger" during his stay in then-West Germany was Iggy Pop, who Bowie complained seldom did grocery shopping. Bowie had moved to the city when drug ...... Read More »

Germany's economy minister: US-EU free trade talks have failed

28 August 2016, 1:50 am

BERLIN: Germany's Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free trade deal being negotiated by the United States and the European Union, had essentially failed. "The ...... Read More »

Germany's Gabriel - badly handled Brexit would send Europe 'down the drain'

28 August 2016, 1:50 am

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that if Britain's exit from the European Union was badly handled and other countries followed its lead, Europe would go "down the drain". "Brexit is bad but it won't hurt us as much ...... Read More »

Germany's economy minister says free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed

28 August 2016, 1:39 am

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's economy minister says free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed. Negotiations on the so-called Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, have made little progress in recent years.... Read More »

Germany expects fewer than 300,000 refugees this year

28 August 2016, 12:54 am

BERLIN — Germany’s top migration official expects fewer than 300,000 refugees will come to the country this year. Frank-Juergen Weise says his agency is planning for between 250,000 and 300,000 new arrivals in 2016. The head of the Federal Office for ...... Read More »

Syrian refugee band in Berlin creates 'place with no borders' through music

28 August 2016, 12:51 am

Berlin is also where Rahhal, 28, has made his mark as a member of a band of Syrian refugees that is drawing hundreds of followers as it tours Germany. Amid a growing backlash against the Muslim migrants who have flooded into the country, he and his ...... Read More »

Germany expects sharp drop in refugees numbers this year

28 August 2016, 12:49 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s top migration official predicts that fewer than 300,000 refugees will come to the country this year, a sharp drop compared with the height of the migrant crisis in 2015. Frank-Juergen Weise, the head of the Federal Office for ...... Read More »

Germany expects 300,000 asylum seekers this year

28 August 2016, 12:28 am

BERLIN, Germany — Germany expects up to 300,000 asylum seekers to arrive this year, less than one-third of the total during 2015’s record influx, the Federal Office for Migrants and Refugees (BAMF) said Sunday. BAMF chief Frank-Juergen Weise told the ...... Read More »

Germany Expects Around 300,000 Refugees This Year

27 August 2016, 5:10 pm

Berlin: The head of Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) told a German newspaper that he expected a maximum of 300,000 refugees to arrive in Germany this year. "We're preparing for 250,000 to 300,000 refugees this year," BAMF head ...... Read More »

Olympics trio named for Schweinsteiger's Germany farewell

27 August 2016, 1:42 pm

Berlin: Germany head coach Joachim Loew has called up three members of the team which lost the Olympic final in Rio for Manchester United reject Bastian Schweinsteiger's farewell international next Wednesday. Inexperienced trio Julian Brandt, Niklas Suele ...... Read More »

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