German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel at the UN Climate Change Conference

We must act today, says Angela Merkel at the UN Climate Change Conference

The aim must be to keep global warming down to a rise of no more than two degrees Celsius, said German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris.

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Consultations prior to the Cabinet meeting

The fight against ISIS: Cabinet gets Bundeswehr mandate under way

Up to 1,200 German soldiers are to support the international alliance in the fight against the terrorist militia group Islamic State (ISIS). This decision was approved by the German Cabinet on Tuesday, 1st December 2015.

Christmas tree lights up at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate

It's Christmas time: Germany officially launched its Christmas season

Germany officially launched its Christmas season on the first day in the traditional four-week run-up to the annual holiday, as Christmas tree lights were turned on in Berlin and Christmas post offices opened to answer children's letters.

Chancellor Angela Merkel with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu & French President François Hollande at the EU-Turkey Summit in Brussels

Action plan agreed to address the refugee crisis

The EU leaders have agreed with Turkey on an action plan to reduce the influx of refugees to Europe. The EU has pledged a total of three billion euros to improve the living conditions of refugees in Turkey.

Renowned German poet Rajvinder Singh held a talk at the German Embassy New Delhi

On Monday, 30th November, three-time German poet laureate Rajvinder Singh’s talk at the German Embassy, "Seeing with Six Eyes", focused on the mutual understanding between two cultures or two nations.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Defence Minister von der Leyen speaking to the press

Germany pledges to support France in the fight against ISIL

Following the terrorist attacks in Paris, the Federal Government has pledged to support France in the fight against terrorism. Germany is to provide assistance in the area of reconnaissance and flight logistics.

Hamburg out of the Olympic race

Officials: Hamburg votes 'No' in 2024 Olympics referendum

A slight majority of Hamburg's residents have decided to vote against hosting the 2024 Olympics. The remaining candidate cities now are Los Angeles, Paris, Rome and Budapest.

A woman holds the piece of technology from the team "Neue Radartechnologie für Autos - ein Lebensretter geht in Serie" (lt: New radar technology

Who will win the 2015 German Future Prize?

The 2015 German Future Prize will be awarded in Berlin on 2 December. These are the three nominated researcher teams.

Nico Rosberg wins Formula 1 final

Formula One: Rosberg wins season finale in Abu Dhabi

Nico Rosberg won the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday with his teammate and world champion Lewis Hamilton finishing in second.

The German A Cappella group 'Vocaldente'

The German A Cappella group 'Vocaldente' is coming to Delhi

The German A Cappella group 'Vocaldente' is an international A Cappella quintet from Hannover, Germany founded in 2004. On invitation of the German Embassy New Delhi the quintet will be performing in New Delhi - Get your free ticket now!

Empowering People Award 2015

Deadline for 'empowering people. Award 2015' extended

The deadline for the 'empowering people. Award 2015' has been extended. Innovators now have the opportunity to submit their low-tech products and solutions online until January 15, 2016, 12pm (EST).

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'What's Up, Germany?' is now live!

'What's Up, Germany?' edition on Working & Studying in Germany

"Make It In Germany", the Working & Studying edition is packed with useful information & tips. Happy reading!

Ambassador Dr. Ney visits Bhutan

Make it in Germany

Portal - Make it in Germany

The 'Make it in Germany' portal gives the key information about making a career and living in Germany.

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25 years of German unity

The current issue of DE Magazin Deutschland has a special feature on '25 years of German unity'.

Dr. Martin Ney is Germany's Ambassador to India

German Ambassador to India Dr. Martin Ney

Since July 2015 Dr. Martin Ney has been Germany’s Ambassador to India.