German Unity Day

Germany Celebrates 27 Years of Unity as Nation Grows Divided

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When East and West Germany came together as one nation on October 3, 1990, it ushered in a new era of peace in a country so divided, and Germans across the world continue to celebrate the achievements of the historic moment every year as German Unity Day. The country’s top leaders turned …

Photo: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-1990-1003-400 / Grimm, Peer

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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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Donald Trump Portrait

Germany Responds to President-Elect Donald Trump

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Tuesday night’s US Presidential Election results were a nail-biter as the path to a Hillary Clinton, first woman, presidency quickly faded after Donald Trump swept the country and ultimately became the president-elect as Clinton called the candidate to concede around 2:30 a.m. The news came as a shock to those who thought a Trump …

Sources: The Guardian

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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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Foreign Minister Steinmeier Calls A Trump Presidency Dangerous, Merkel Stays Quiet

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Unlike German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to keep her comments on the US presidential election to herself, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been very vocal about the idea of Donald Trump taking the White House, and just in case he didn’t make his views clear enough, a statement was released on Wednesday …

Sources: Reuters [1] [2]

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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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Germany Remains Cautious Over Escalating Ukraine-Russia Conflict

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

As the conflict in Ukraine heightens with Russia, Germany, which is roughly 400 miles away from the Ukrainian border, has been keeping a close eye on the escalation.  With a distance that is almost half of that between Chicago and New York City, Germany could potentially be faced with a …

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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