Merkel Fractures Pelvis During Christmas Ski Vacation

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It turns out German Chancellor Angela Merkel has an adventurous side to her, or at least that is what it seems when the news broke that she had suffered a skiing injury during her Christmas holiday in Switzerland. While out doing some cross-country skiing around the Swiss resort of Engadin, …

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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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The List of Countries Believed To Have Spied On Merkel’s Phone Calls Grows In Recent Focus Report

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Over the weekend, the German news magazine Focus published a report that revealed that it wasn’t only the United States that was listening in on Angela Merkel’s private phone calls.  According to the report, intelligence agencies in the UK, Russia, China and North Korea had a direct line into the …

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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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Edward Snowden Offers To Give Testimony In Upcoming NSA Inquiry In Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After meeting with German parliamentarian Hans-Christian Ströbele in Moscow on Thursday, Edward Snowden offered his assistance in an upcoming German inquiry into the NSA spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s private phone calls by indicating his willingness to testify.  Ströbele left the meeting with a letter from Snowden, which was delivered to Merkel and published …

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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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Sen. Dianne Feinstein Speaks Out Against Spying On Merkel, Despite History Of Defending NSA

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) issued a statement on Monday criticizing the recently discovered spying activity conducted by the National Security Agency (NSA) on key world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and has ordered that a complete surveillance review take place. Feinstein’s opposition may come as …

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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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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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Angela Merkel Takes No. 1 Spot in Forbes Most Powerful Women List For 7th Year

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Forbes has just released their 10th Annual list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, and for the third year in a row, German chancellor Angela Merkel has taken the number one spot.  In fact, in the 10 years that Forbes has put together this list, Merkel has appeared in …

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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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Aviation Week Names German Chancellor Angela Merkel Person of the Year

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is no stranger to the numerous person of the year awards as she is often somewhere at the top of the list.  Yesterday, the leading aviation, aerospace and defense industries magazine, Aviation Week & Space Technology, put Merkel at the top of their own 2012 Person of the …

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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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Featured Video: Angela Merkel Trying to Find Berlin On A Map

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

This video has been circulating online the last few weeks and I couldn’t resist sharing it on German Pulse.  Angela Merkel was taking part in a geography lesson while visiting an International European school in Berlin, and while she was with the teacher in front of a map, Merkel was …

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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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Germany Holds Inauguration for New President Joachim Gauck

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After being elected for the position of President last week, Joachim Gauck was officially sworn in as President this morning before the two chambers of parliament, the Bundestag and the Bundesrat in Berlin.  His election saw historically high results with 991 of the 1,228 votes going to him.  While these votes …

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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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Angela Merkel Gets Showered With 5 Glasses of Beer

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A video of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has gone viral after a she got doused with 5 glasses of beer down her back.  The unfortunate event was a complete accident as the waiter, now identified as Martin D, lost control after being bumped by a gentleman behind him.  The waiter was unable …

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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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