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  • Passport Index 2021

    Passport Index 2021: Germany holds the most powerful passport in 2021

    Passport Index 2021: Germany holds the title for the most powerful passport in 2021 but it faces adversary from Belgium that came out strongest during the COVID-19 pandemic. The closure of borders to contain the virus lead to the rapid drop in global mobility,  leading to an all time low in the World Openness Score […] More

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    Germany: Police intensify traffic controls throughout the country and the whole of Europe

    In Germany the police have intensified controls throughout the country. Increased road checks will continue until 18 October in Germany and all over Europe. Operation Trucks & Bus will focus primarily on heavy goods vehicles. Officers will check the psychophysical condition of truck and bus drivers and their compliance with the standards regulating the time of […] More

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    EU: Stranded Ghanaians who live in Europe now returned home

    About 2,000 Ghanaians who could not return to various countries in Europe where they reside because of Covid-19 travel restrictions have been evacuated to their destinations. They were evacuated under an exercise collaborated by Ghana, the Spanish, Italian and German Embassy, as well as the British High Commission and the Joy Diaspora Consult. They were […] More

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    What you need know before moving to Germany

    What you need to know before moving to Germany is a very common question: While travelling and even relocation might be an interesting and exciting thing to do, here are a few tips to make sure you enjoy your stay in Germany and that you have the best experience while you’re there. On the La […] More

  • Pensioners in Germany

    Pensioners in Germany should expect an increase in pension

    Around 21 million pensioners in Germany can expect a slight increase in their pension at the end of the month, due to the annual pension adjustment. By how much will pensions increase? Pensions will increase by 3.45 percent in the western federal states and by 4.20 percent in the eastern federal states. The new amount is usually […] More

  • Hanau shooting

    Victims of far-right Hanau shooting honoured by mural

    Victims of the far-right Hanau shooting have been commemorated by having a mural painted in their honour that covers a 27 –meter (89 feet) long wall. The mural was unveiled in Frankfurt and comes four months after the racially motivated attack by a German right-wing extremist. What happened at the Hanau shootings? To back track, […] More

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    Germany: Position of ambassador to be occupied by married couple

    Combining work and motherhood is not an easy matter, which is why the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs agreed that the position of ambassador should be taken not by one person, but by husband and wife. Natalie Kauther and Adrian Pollmann (pictured) are a couple who will run the German Embassy in Slovenia from August. It was […] More

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    Could racism be on the rise in Germany?

    Discrimination against people bases on their ethnic origin has increased, the German anti-discrimination agency says in its annual report. This could warn serious consequences for society. Early last week an American man by the name George Floyd was murdered by a white police man who pinned him to the ground while suffocating him by his […] More

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