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Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue: Strategies for an International Energy Transition

Politicians, business executives, and experts from around the world discuss joint strategies to protect the climate at the first international energy transition conference held at Germany’s Foreign Ministry.

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Science on Stage: Science Slam

So long ivory tower! Making science accessible to everyone - that's the goal of the science slammers when they get up on stage and go head-to-head. The winner is the person who manages to present their research topic in the most understandable and funniest way.

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Cutting-edge International Research in Germany: The x-ray laser European XFEL

The X-ray Laser European XFEL is a unique research facility being set up in the North of Germany. Starting in 2017, it will generate extremely intense x-ray flashes to make the tiniest particles visible. XFEL will attract scientists from around the world.

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“Made in Germany” – The Future of the Brand

Around the world, “Made in Germany” stands for top quality. At the 13th Ambassador’s Conference in Berlin, diplomats and business leaders swapped ideas about the brand's standing on international markets, as well as its future.

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Learning German at PASCH schools

Sparking interest in the German language, and enthusiasm for Germany, it's culture and society - that's the goal of the PASCH initiative "Schools: Partners for the Future". It networks with more than 1700 schools worldwide that teach German.

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The Golden Letter from Myanmar

For more than 250 years, a previous treasure slumbered in the vaults of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Library in Hanover: The golden letter. Its rediscovery has delighted both visitors and scientists.

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More Democracy – World Press Freedom Day on May 3rd

Democracy cannot work without a free press – which is why this principle is laid down in article 5 of Germany's constitution, the Grundgesetz. Press freedom is worth fighting for – in Germany and internationally.

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Still have questions ahead of the European elections? Young people explain Europe

Europe is a continent full of history, wonder, common values and diversity. And for some people it's the most important ongoing project for its inhabitants especially when the going gets tough. European elections are approaching on the 25thof May 2014. So here's an example from Germany: young people explain what the EU is all about.

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Hanover Messe 2014 showcases cutting edge technology

The Hanover Messe is the world’s largest industrial trade fair. Some 5000 exhibitors are taking part this year, and there’s a lot of interest in how fast the networking of industrial processes is proceeding. They call the phenomenon industry 4.0.

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Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start

For success, you need theory AND practise. Germany's dual system of vocational training is one of the most successfull elements of the country's education system, training people in factories and at college. We take a closer look at the concept.

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Germany's Energiewende - the energy revolution - up close.

The goal of Germany's Energiewende, or energy tranformation, is very clear. To make energy production in Germany sustainable and act responsibly for subsequent generations. The target: by 2050, 80 percent of Germany's electricity should be from renewables. Some towns in Germany are way ahead of the game. Take Wolfhagen in the state of Hesse, where the energy revolution has already taken place.

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The CeBIT tech fair reinvents itself

It’s a transformation, from a consumer event to a trade fair only. The CeBit technology fair successfully changed course in 2014. The fair saw investments swell by 25 percent to 25 billion euros. It’s focus this year: Datability.

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1914 - The Failure of Diplomacy

Exactly one hundred years ago, Europe was enjoying the last few months of peace before the outbreak of the First World War. But could European diplomacy have altered the course of those terrible events? A question that is still asked today. And it was asked again at the panel discussion “1914: The Failure of Diplomacy“ held at the German Foreign Office on the 28th of January 2014.

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Vineyard Vacation

A tour of Germany's Rheingau region, and a family-run vinyard that offers accomodation for holiday stays. Vineyard vacations are becoming increasingly popular among wine lovers from Germany and beyond.

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What to wear at the Oktoberfest

If you're a fan of traditional Bavarian Tracht - that is, Lederhosen and Dirndls, the Munich Oktoberfest is the place to be. It's actually becoming something of a catwalk for traditional Bavarian attire.

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Women and the Oktoberfest

Three women who work at the Munich Oktoberfest and are all experienced fairground ride operators

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Kashmir Concert – Ehsaas-e-Kashmir

Kashmir Concert – Ehsaas-e-Kashmir

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German Development Media Awards

The German Development Media Awards recognize excellence in human rights and development journalism. These awards are open to journalists from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Germany. For further information please visit the website germanmediaawards.org.

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Watch how students at Kendriya Vidyalaya Schools are taking to German. By 2017, German is to be offered as the primary foreign language under the initiative 'Deutsch an 1000 Schulen' (German in 1,000 schools) at all 1,000 schools of the KV association in India.

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Carnival costumes

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Germany: Land for your ideas

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Coming up... Javier Martínez

The Bundesliga has broken yet another record: Bayern Munich have paid 40 million euros for Spanish footballer Javier 'Javi' Martinez. Never in the history of the league has a club spent so much on one player.

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Upper Bavaria - Action Holidays in the Mountains

The Bavarian Alps are just an hour out of Munich and a must-see destination for nature-lovers. Rafting down the River Isar from Bad Tölz to Munich can be either thrilling or relaxing, depending on what pace you prefer. And there are plenty more action-packed adventures to be had in Upper Bavaria.

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Germany's dual system of vocational training

Hilmar Schneider of the Institute for the Study of Labor explains what makes Germany's dual-track education system special

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3-D street art by Edgar Müller

Edgar Müller's studio is the street. The artist, who creates optical illusions, has been awarded the title of maestro madonnari. Müller holds workshops and organises various street art festivals.

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Quedlinburg - UNESCO Heritage Site With Medieval Half-timbered Buildings

Quedlinburg, in the foothills of the Harz mountains, is one of the most popular destinations in Germany. UNESCO has declared it a world heritage site, especially because of its fascinating old town, which has survived almost unchanged for centuries.

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Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy

The International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA, and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) recently presented the first Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy

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The Thomann Company – Supplying the World with Musical Instruments

Europe's largest dealer in musical instruments is based just outside the Bavarian city of Bamberg. Bands, concert organisers and sound experts from around the world turn to Thomann for their musical equipment needs.

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Just in time: Logistics in Germany

Few people know that Germany currently spends about €400 million a year for research in the field of logistics. And that sector is a huge business, currently employing some 2.8 million of the country's workforce.

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Slim and Cheap - Organic Solar Cells

Organic solar cells provide new hope for future energy generation, and researchers in Dresden now want to make this option commercially viable

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Fishlabs games for smartphones

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Lübeck - Queen of the Hanseatic League

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Indian solar researcher in Germany

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German universities in India

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Assuring the future

Vocational Education and Tranining in Germany

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Brilliant minds

Computer scientist Mehul Bhatt

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Nuremberg Christmas Market

Have a glimpse of the world famous Nuremberg Christmas market that attracted last year 2.3 million visitors and is one of the oldest Christmas Market in Germany!

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Worlds of Culture

The Cultural Preservation Programme of the Federal Foreign Office

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