During the summer holidays, there is an especially high level of traffic on the federal trunk roads. The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has thus imposed a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driving ban for the Saturdays in July and August in order to reduce the risk of congestion. The ban applies to HGVs weighing 7.5 tonnes or more and to HGVs towing a Trailer.
The new funding brochure of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) gives a comprehensive overview of DAAD funding programs available to applicants from Ireland and the UK.
A Joint Plan of Action aimed at strengthening German-Irish relations was adopted at the consultations at State Secretary level with Ireland held in Berlin on 15 November 2018.
The current mass protests are putting Hong Kong’s special status within China into the spotlight. The political principles that have been in place since 1997 are a historic compromise and are unique throughout the world.
Many people from around the world will be looking to Lindau from 20 to 23 August. Religions for Peace has invited some 900 religious representatives to its World Assembly, which Germany is hosting for the first time.
The focus of the trip to Toronto and Nunavut Territory, on the edge of the Arctic, is on two issues of equal concern to both Germany and Canada: multilateralism and climate change.
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