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The German impasse

by Adam Tooze on 12th November 2019 Adam Tooze dissects how the macroeconomic policy discourse is disabling necessary German, and European, steps forward. The autumn of 2019 is a moment of anniversaries. The 30th anniversary of German unification has garnered much attention. Rather less remarked upon has been the ten-year anniversary of the eurozone crisis. It was in the autumn ... Read More »

German record label releases Bangladeshi music video

Entertainment Desk Majestic Casual Records, a German record label known as a pioneer in the indie music world, released a Bangladeshi music video, titled Easier, on its official YouTube channel on June 20. The hyped music video has created a buzz among the netizen’s of Bangladesh within the first week of its release. Bangladeshi musician Dameer Khan, the singer of ... Read More »

Ankhi Alamgir, Shwapnil Shojib ready for German gig

Culture Desk To commemorate the new Bengali year Ankhi Alamgir is heading for Germany on an invitation of Desh Sangskritik Goshthi, Germany. The Gig is scheduled to be held on April 27 at the hall of fame of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Imtiaz Ahmed, Resident Ambassador to Germany and Ambassador to Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania will grace the gig ... Read More »

Humayun Azad murder case: No to German physician’s testimony

Dhaka, March 21 – A Dhaka court on Thursday disallowed German physician Gabriel Peterson from testifying in the Dr Humayun Azad murder case. The Fourth Additional Metropolitan Sessions’ Judge of Dhaka, Maksuda Pervin rejected the plea of accused Mizanur Rahman. His lawyer Mohammad Nur Sikder appealed to the court to allow Gabriel to testify in the murder case. His lawyer ... Read More »

German WW1 sub emerges off French coast

The wreck of a World War One German submarine is gradually resurfacing on a beach in northern French after decades of being buried in the sand. Shifting sand off Wissant, near Calais, is exposing the remains of the UC-61 which was stranded there in July 1917. The crew flooded the vessel and abandoned it and by the 1930s the submarine ... Read More »

German ex-nurse admits killing 100 patients

A former nurse in Germany has admitted murdering 100 patients during the first day of his trial, making him one of the world’s most prolific serial killers. Detectives say Niels Högel, 41, administered fatal doses of medication to the people in his care at two hospitals in northern Germany. His motive, prosecutors say, was to impress colleagues by resuscitating the ... Read More »

Mahlke wins 2018 German Book Prize

Inger-Maria Mahlke has won the German Book Prize for 2018 for her novel Archipel, (Archipelago). The novel tells the story of three families on the Canary Island of Tenerife from different social classes in Franco-era Spain. Mahlke’s mother is from the Canary Islands. “This is where colonial history and the history of European dictatorships in the 20th century coalesce,” the ... Read More »