The 7-ton anchor which once belonged to the Reichsmarine's Panzerschiff Admiral Graf Spee sank off the coast of Montevideo in December 1939, marking the end to the Battle of the River Plate against British Commonwealth forces at the beginning of World War II, has been ferried by lorry to Punta del Este to be a part of the Memorial site to be opened before the end of the year.
Although it actually came as no surprise, Germany's leading political parties Wednesday agreed that current Vice-Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) will take over from Angela Merkel of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) after 16 years in office.
The German Government has announced restrictions are to be imposed on those unvaccinated against COVID-19 in an attempt to curb the current fourth wave.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday said the COVID-19 crisis in her country was reaching “dramatic” levels.
German health authorities were said Friday to be entertaining the thought of returning to quarantine as a possible response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases.
Chile's Jewish community, Germany's Embassy in Santiago and the entire country's political spectrum Sunday agreed to condemn an article carried by the large-circulation daily El Mercurio reviewing the life of convicted Nazi leader Hermann Göring.
A 100-year-old former Nazi camp guard has been brought to trial Thursday for his alleged involvement as an accessory to more than 3,000 murders.
Last January Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) were ahead in the German opinion polls by fifteen points. She was stepping down after sixteen years as chancellor (prime minister), but she was still by far the most trusted politician in Germany. Indeed, she is universally known as “Mutti” (Mummy).
After German Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to retire, the formation of a new government is far from clear following Sunday's elections.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel who will be stepping down following next Sunday's parliamentary election enjoys a strong reputation outside Germany and is more trusted than the main leaders of the world, according to the latest opinion polls' report published by Pew Research Center.