German state committee votes to lift nationalist’s immunity

BERLIN — A committee of a German state parliament has recommended lifting the immunity of a German nationalist leader so they can pursue an investigation of allegations that she lied under oath. German news agency dpa reported that the committee in Saxony on Thursday unanimously voted in favour of lifting Frauke Petry’s immunity from prosecutrion.…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/german-state-committee-votes-to-lift-nationalists-immunity/wcm/98d6ba5d-157b-4013-a098-af07af5257ac

Germany slams far-right US march as ‘repulsive scene’

BERLIN — The German government is condemning the white nationalist rally in Virginia that turned violent Saturday, expressing solidarity with peaceful counter-protesters. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert told reporters Monday that it was an “absolutely repulsive scene at this extreme-right march.” He said “there was outrageous racism, anti-Semitism and hate in its most despicable…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/germany-slams-far-right-us-march-as-repulsive-scene/wcm/c73d2d2e-f8eb-461e-9ffb-34886365eb48

Migrant centre in Berlin brings Germany Arabic culture

BERLIN — Germany is the country of Goethe and Kant, Bach and Beethoven. But recent migrants are hoping to sprinkle Arabic poetry and Middle Eastern music, into that mix. At the “Between Us” cultural centre in the German capital, migrants meet regularly to share their art, poetry and music — both to provide a flavour…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/migrant-centre-in-berlin-brings-germany-arabic-culture/wcm/c44e104c-45ef-40bf-89b2-fda344c33ac0

Heavy rain leads to flooding in parts of Germany

BERLIN — Heavy rain in Germany has led to flooding in some areas, with people in one northern city piling sand bags in front of their homes to protect themselves against a swollen river. Streets were flooded and basements had to be pumped dry of water in the mountainous Harz region on Wednesday, and two…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/heavy-rain-leads-to-flooding-in-parts-of-germany/wcm/9230c1fa-cbf9-4da8-8c0b-b2a37902b885

Schulz tells Germans to stop dictating – He should know!

In a statement typical of leftist propaganda, German Socialist leader Martin Schulz said in an interview with French newspaper Le Monde that Germans should stop dictating to other EU states. Comrade Schulz did not blush while making this hypocritical statement, apparently having airbrushed from history his five-year autocratic leadership of the European Parliament.

https://agendaeurope.wordpress.com/2017/07/26/schulz-tells-germans-to-stop-dictating-he-should-know/

German justice minister open for EU sanctions against Poland

BERLIN — Germany’s justice minister is welcoming possible European Union sanctions against Poland because of that country’s controversial judicial reforms. Minister Heiko Maas on Sunday told the weekly paper Bild am Sonntag that “the independence of the judiciary is in danger in Poland.” He says “somebody who gives so little respect to the rule of…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/german-justice-minister-open-for-eu-sanctions-against-poland/wcm/e76e4859-c7ef-4d61-b973-07c7799e5729

The jewel of Bavaria, Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

#idyllic, #romanesque style, #romantic, #europe, #Allemagne

https://wanderlustpics.wordpress.com/2017/07/17/the-jewel-of-bavaria-neuschwanstein-castle-germany/