Posted: January 15, 2015 Filed under: Art & Culture, History | Tags: Der Spiegel, European Union, German Empire, Germans, Germany, Greece, Monarchy, Politics of Germany, Royalty, Sweden, United Kingdom
Can you name these crowns? Answers after the jump… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: May 8, 2014 Filed under: Breaking News, Global | Tags: Angela Merkel, Berlin, Edward Snowden, German, Germany, National Security Agency, Politics of Germany, United States
UPI 5/8/2014 8:05:23 PM
BERLIN, May 8 (UPI) — Edward Snowden will be called to testify as a witness, the German parliamentary committee investigating the U.S. National Security Agency‘s activities said Thursday.
Testimony from the American whistleblower and former NSA contractor was agreed to by all political parties in the investigative committee, said Martina Renner of the socialist Die Linke party. Since the German government will likely prevent Snowden from attending a hearing, he is expected to be questioned by either a video link, or a visit from a parliamentary delegation to Moscow, his current home. Read the rest of this entry »