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Posted on 13 February 2018 | 6:32 am
Burger entscheiden über Helmut-Kohl-Platz -
VolksstimmeBurger entscheiden über Helmut-Kohl-PlatzVolksstimme... Kommunal- und zur Bürgermeisterwahl werden in Burg und seinen Ortschaften 16 Wahllokale und ein Briefwahllokal gebildet. Die Wahlvorstände sind bis auf wenige Ausnahmen komplett. Briefwahl ist bis zum 16. März möglich. Ab 26. Februar werden die ...
Posted on 12 February 2018 | 3:12 pm
Russia's Clash With the West Is About
Foreign Policy (blog)Russia's Clash With the West Is About Geography, Not IdeologyForeign Policy (blog)In Dresden six weeks later, a crowd greeted West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl shouting “Einheit! Einheit! Einheit!” (“Unity!”). Nearby, a nervous but determined 37-year-old KGB officer had spent weeks burning mounds of documents in preparation for ...and more »
Posted on 12 February 2018 | 7:23 am
German politics is in revolt against the
The Economist (blog)German politics is in revolt against the “Merkel method”The Economist (blog)It is the old right of Helmut Kohl's CDU in exile, joined in an often awkward marriage of convenience with genuine extremists concentrated in the former east. The AfD's leaders know this, which is why they rail against the doctrine of no alternatives ...and more »
Posted on 12 February 2018 | 7:08 am
Maike Kohl-Richter über Helmut Kohl:
SPIEGEL ONLINEMaike Kohl-Richter über Helmut Kohl: "Er ist unsterblich"SPIEGEL ONLINEMaike Kohl-Richter, 53, drängt nicht in die Öffentlichkeit; selten gibt die Witwe Helmut Kohls Interviews. Dann allerdings erhebt sie Anspruch auf die "zentrale Rolle" beim Gedenken an den Altkanzler. Schließlich habe dieser sie zur "legitimen ...„Helmut Kohl ist unsterblich“DIE WELTall 11 news articles »
Posted on 9 February 2018 | 11:39 pm
The day that 'sealed East Germany's fate'
However, even before August 23rd, the East German state had begun to crumble. Chancellor Helmut Kohl, People's Chamber President Sabine Bergmann-Pohl and Chancellery Minister Rudolf Seiters on August 24th 1990, the day after the reunification date was set.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:22 am
No magnanimity, no unification
This May at a Pacific Century Institute dinner in Seoul, Volker Rühe, of the conservative German Christian Democratic Union Party, and one of the key aides to Chancellor Helmut Kohl during German unification, told the audience that West Germany's ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 5:59 pm
Global economy starting to feel like it
So here goes: The 1990 decision by Chancellor Helmut Kohl to let East Germans exchange their largely worthless Ostmarks for Deutschmarks at a 1:1 exchange rate gave the reunified nation an economic hangover that lasted for years and affected its neighbors too.
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 7:44 am
German finance minister grants TV crew rare
The normally private German finance minister also opens up on his fraught relationship with former chancellor Helmut Kohl and the ongoing partnership with current chancellor Angela Merkel. Wolfgang Schaeuble, Germany's tough-talking finance minister ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 5:52 pm
Egon Bahr, 93; helped lay foundation for
The party’s leaders called it appeasement. But in the 1980s, back in power under Helmut Kohl as chancellor, the Christian Democrats saw the policy through and ultimately achieved its aim. Henry A. Kissinger, the former US secretary of state, said of Mr ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 12:31 pm
2 former top ECB officials criticize bond
The European Central Bank's two former chief economists are criticizing the institution's announcement to buy unlimited amounts of government bonds.
Posted on 27 September 2012 | 8:34 am
Bill Clinton pays tribute to Germany's Kohl
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has paid tribute to longtime German leader Helmut Kohl as "the most important European statesman since World War II."
Posted on 16 May 2011 | 1:02 pm