North Rhine-Westphalia

60 years of French- German friendship: Op-ed

On Jan. 22, we are celebrating 60 years of French-German friendship! On this day in 1963, then-French President Charles de Gaulle and German chancellor Konrad Adenauer signed the Élysée treaty. This treaty marks reconciliation between our two countries, after centuries of enmity and just 18 years after the end of World War II.

NATO to Deploy AWACS Aircraft from Germany to Romania

NATO wants to "monitor Russian military activity" and at the same time support the "increased presence of the Alliance in the region" and therefore deploys AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) surveillance aircraft from Germany to Romania. They should arrive in Bucharest next Tuesday, according to a NATO media release, quoted by DPA

Race wide open as Germany votes in post-Merkel election

Germans voted on Sept. 26 in one of the most unpredictable elections in its recent history, with Angela Merkel's conservatives and the center-left Social Democrats in a tight race for her crown as she prepares to leave the political stage.

The epochal election ushers in the end of 16 years in power for Merkel and places Germany, a byword for stability, in a new period of uncertainty.

More than 1.000 people missing; "We have never seen such a catastrophe" PHOTO/VIDEO

Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her condolences to the victims of "the catastrophe, the scale of which will only be seen in the coming days."
More than 1.000 rescuers are helping the area, while authorities say it is too early to determine the extent of the damage.

German Company Will Base e-Cars Production in Bulgaria

I am extremely proud that a German maker of electric cars of the future will base its main production in Bulgaria. This sentiment was shared by Minister of Economy Kiril Petkov, who, this Saturday, signed with Next.e.GO Mobile SE the paperwork finalising a procedure to launch the company's investment project in Bulgaria.

Electric car manufacturer to announce 100mln euro investment in Greece

Electric car manufacturer Next.e.GO Mobile SE is expected to announce a 100-million-euro investment in Greece, according to reports.

Reports say CEO Ulrich Hermann will sign a memorandum of understanding with Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Kostas Frangogiannis during an online event on Wednesday.  

Iohannis: Being awarded Charlemagne Prize, an opportunity to present Romania as EU's solid and trustworthy partner

President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday said that being awarded the International Charlemagne Prize of the City of Aachen represents an opportunity to present Romania as a solid and trustworthy partner within the European Union.

Bulgarians in Germany will Vote for a European Parliament in 21 Cities

For the first time, Bulgarian citizens in Germany will be able to vote in 13 additional sections during the elections for Bulgarian representatives in the European Parliament on May 26th. The federal authorities have respected our country's desire to open more sections.

Importance of preserving independence of justice, addressed by President Iohannis and Germans Grutters, Fabritius

President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace Minister of State Monika Grutters, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, and the German Federal Gov't chargé for German-born immigrants and national minorities Bernd Fabritius, context in which the importance of preserving the independence of justice in a democratic system, compatible with the

President Iohannis: Romania, to stay close to France and Germany in strengthening European project

AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that the French-German cooperation and integration Treaty at Aachen, whose signing he attended, reflects the commitment of France and Germany to consolidating the European project, stressing that Romania will further remain close to the two countries in achieving this goal.