Notizen Weekly for October 28, 2016

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations

Business and Economics

Germany blocks Aixtron sale to China’s FGC (DW)

German business climate hits two-and-a-half year high in October (Reuters)

Germany stalls Osram unit sale to Chinese buyers: Growing concern to lose technology to China (Reuters)

Where are the real cybersecurity threats? (USA Today)


Foreign and Domestic Policy

Barack Obama is going to visit Germany in likely last foreign trip (USA Today)

Germany is taking on more responsibility as global leader (DW)

German government approves national minimum wage to rise by 4 percent (WP)

The German government has now published its own prosperity index (DW)

The presidential candidates’ stand on immigration issues (MLive)

Germany: Syrian teen scouted attack sites for IS in Berlin (WP)

35 Turks With Diplomatic Passports Seek Asylum in Germany (NYT)


Society, Culture and Politics

Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich releases study on intolerance in Bavaria (International Business Times)

A Syrian refugee in Germany: war fears taken to the stage (Financial Times)

Social justice in Germany: leftist coalition wants spark Bernie Sanders-like movement (The Economist)

How being more like Germany could make the world $1.1 trillion better off (Independent)

European court rejects German far-right party’s complaint (WP)

German Environmental Award goes to concrete recycling (DW)

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