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Obama and Merkel to Publicly Reunite in Germany on May 25

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Former President Barack Obama has been quite since handing over the presidency to Donald Trump in January, but that will come to an end on May 25 as he reunites with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. During the event, Obama and Merkel will take …

Sources: Kirchentag

Photo: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Merkel Receives President Obama’s Final Foreign Call as President

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During President Obama’s eight years in office, he formed a special bond with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Despite some tiffs over alleged wiretapping activity carried out by the US, the two foreign leaders kept on nurturing their friendship, so when the time came to place his final foreign call as …

Sources: DW

Photos: White House

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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How and Why Obama Is Blocking Chinese Takeover of Germany’s Aixtron

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In a rare move, President Barack Obama issued an order on Friday that halted a 670 million euro ($719 million) deal that would see China’s Grand Chip Investment taking over Aixtron SE, a German-based semiconductor equipment company. The decision was backed up by a claim that such a deal would pose a national security risk to …

Sources: Bloomberg, Reuters

Photo: Aixtron

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Merkel Speaks Out On Failed Syrian Ceasefire Deal Between Russia and the U.S.

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After a series of talks between the US and Russia failed to produce a joint ceasefire agreement for Syria, German Chancellor Angela Merkel out herself in the middle of her country’s two strongest allies, urging them to finish the agreement. In a Reuters report, Merkel was cited saying: “I can …

Sources: Reuters, CNN

Photo: Annett Richter [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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President Obama Issues German-American Day 2015 Presidential Proclamation

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Every year on October 6, the German-American community has celebrated German-American Day to honor not only the anniversary of German immigration to the United States but the influential culture that the Germans brought to this country. It was under President Ronald Reagan, along with the help of various influential German-American organizations …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Merkel To Visit President Obama in Washington This Week

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be making her first visit to Washington DC since 2011 on May 1 and 2, and will be meeting with President Obama early Friday for a lunch meeting focused on international and economic issues. This will be the first meeting between the two leaders since news broke …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Whats the Story? Chancellor Merkel Is Informed That US Is Monitoring Her Phone

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The latest US spying scandal went global on Wednesday when Der Spiegel reported that German Chancellor Angela Merkel received intelligence that the United States had been spying on her phone calls.  This wasn’t the first spying allegation made between the US and Germany in recent months, but the new details …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Ties of Friendship

By Donna Lippert on Email

What do the years 1683 to 1983 mean to you? October 6th, 2011 is the 328th anniversary of which thirteen families from Krefeld, thirty-three people all together of Mennonite and Quaker decent, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after a long sea voyage. Under the leadership of Franz Daniel Pastorius, a legal …

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Merkel’s Visit to D.C.

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On Tuesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in Washington D.C. to meet with President Obama.  At her arrival, President Obama spoke about the strong alliance between the US and Germany and had this to say… Today marks the first official visit and State Dinner for a European leader during my presidency. …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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