Topic: Humboldt University, Berlin
Germany's Constitutional Court ruled today that the European Stability Mechanism bailout fund is legal, clearing the way for its use in bolstering the eurozone's ailing national economies.
European debt crisis enters a dangerous phase with a German court ruling, Dutch election, and EU finance ministers meeting this week. A reversal of support for the EU's beleaguered nations could intensify the European debt crisis.
Two German cabinet members have squared off on whether biofuel production is contributing to higher food prices. Biodiesel and bioethanol provide about 6 percent of the overall fuel supply.
Europe's inability to zero-in on the cause of an E. coli outbreak, which has been blamed for 23 deaths, has politicians pointing fingers and experts calling for more effective crisis management.
06/07/2011 11:48 am
Amid celebrations of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germans have been stunned by a study showing deep disparities in what kids know about their country's recent history. Much depends on where they live.
11/10/2009 12:00 am