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Germany (/ˈɜːrməni/; German: Deutschland [ˈdɔʏtʃlant]), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland,  listen ), is a federal parliamentary republic in West-Central Europe. It includes 16 constituent states and covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi) with a largely temperate seasonal climate. Its capital and largest city is Berlin. With about 81.5 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state in the European Union. After the United States, it is the second most popular migration destination in the world.

Various Germanic tribes have occupied northern Germany since classical antiquity. A region named Germania was documented before 100 AD. During the Migration Period the Germanic tribes expanded southward. Beginning in the 10th century, German territories formed a central part of the Holy Roman Empire. During the 16th century, northern German regions became the centre of the Protestant Reformation.

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EU eyes greater Asia security role amid China tensions

Indian Express 05 Jun 2023
Several European nations, including Germany and France, have engaged in freedom of navigation exercises in the South China Sea, which are seen as a response to China's maritime claims ... France and Germany often want to participate individually, but some Asian governments would prefer a centralized European contingent....

Engines for fighter jets, drones, submarines top the agenda of India, US & Germany next week

Financial Express 04 Jun 2023
New Delhi is getting ready to hold bilateral defence cooperation talks with the US and Germany. Talks with the US and Germany will focus on the Indo-Pacific Region, maritime domain awareness, joint defence production and R&D of different military platforms, counter terrorism, joint military drills and more ... India & Germany....

No workers to fill vacancies, grocery bills up 28.6%, homeless drug addict woes… and even ...

The Daily Mail 29 May 2023
Once famed for the financial might of its currency, and still widely viewed as the industrial powerhouse of the EU, the truth is that everyday people in Germany today are really, really feeling the pinch ... One the industrial powerhouse of the EU, the truth is that people in Germany today are really, really feeling the pinch....

German government keen at supporting KAIPTC to build capacity of maritime actors in Africa

Joy Online 23 May 2023
The German government says it is committed to supporting the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in building the capacity of maritime actors in Africa ... However, maritime threats such as piracy, robbery, illegal fishing, and smuggling pose significant challenges to the stability and prosperity of coastal states....

Fugro wins German offshore wind site survey contract

Splash24/7 23 May 2023
Dutch surveyor Fugro has won a contract from Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency, the Bundesamt f�r Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH) for two offshore wind farm sites in the German exclusive economic zone ......

Ghana Boundary Commission hints at reconstructing boundary pillars which aided 2017 ITLOS ruling

Joy Online 18 May 2023
Let us remember that the land boundary terminus in that area was used in the ITLOS ruling and that is what guides us so far as our maritime boundary is concerned.” ... In 2017, ITLOS in Hamburg, Germany ruled in favour of Ghana in the maritime dispute with Côte d’Ivoire....

Russia scrambles jet as France, Germany conduct NATO patrols

Yahoo Daily News 16 May 2023
France and Germany said its planes - a French Atlantic 2 maritime patrol aircraft and a German P-3C Orion - were conducting regular flights as part of a NATO exercise and behaved in accordance with international law ... A spokesman for the Germany navy said....

Over the Baltic Sea.. Russia intercepts two NATO planes

The Eastern Herald 16 May 2023
France and Germany said their planes, a French Atlantic 2 maritime patrol plane and a German P-3C Orion, were on regular NATO training flights and operated in accordance with international law ... German ... These flights are routine, we are not doing anything provocative,” he added ... .......

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