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Germany, Mexico call climate meeting helpful
Posted on 5 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany - (AP) Some 40 nations agreed Tuesday on taking individual steps to fight global warming, but made little progress during a three-day meeting near Bonn toward drafting a new international climate change treaty. Germany and Mexico... Read More

Protests at seizure of German-owned Zimbabwe farm
Posted on 2 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

HARARE, Zimbabwe - (AP) Germany's government said Friday it will cut off aid to Zimbabwe unless illegal and violent occupiers are removed from a farm owned by a German national. In a Friday protest note to the Zimbabwe foreign ministry, Germany... Read More

Germany to Google: Respect data privacy
Posted on 20 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN - (AP) Germany's Foreign Minister has warned Google co-founder Larry Page to respect the nation's data protection laws in an escalating dispute over the U.S. Internet giant's "Street View" mapping program. Foreign Minister... Read More

Critics slam new climate change proposal in Bonn
Posted on 14 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BONN, Germany - (AP) A new round of climate talks ended Friday with rich and poor countries both sharply criticizing a new text meant to pave the way toward a deal to halt global warming. Still, the United Nations said progress was made at the two... Read More

Germany, China sign billions of dollars in deals
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BEIJING -- (AP) Chinese and German companies signed deals worth billions of dollars to make trucks and power equipment Friday as the prime ministers declared their countries' economies had recovered from last year's global recession. German... Read More

Britain, France, Germany urge EU emissions cuts
Posted on 15 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN - (AP) Britain, France and Germany are urging European Union nations to agree to a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2020 in an effort to combat climate change. Britain's climate secretary, along with the environment ministers of France... Read More

Germany, Mexico trying to push climate talks ahead
Posted on 30 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN- (AP) Five months after the troubled United Nations conference in Copenhagen, Germany and Mexico are teaming up in an effort to break the deadlock in negotiations on a global climate deal. They will co-host a three-day meeting in Bonn starting... Read More

Germany, Switzerland reach tax agreement
Posted on 26 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN - (APINTL) Germany and Switzerland said Friday that they have reached a preliminary agreement to exchange information on suspected tax cheats a key step toward defusing a long-festering irritant in relations. The two sides initialed a new double... Read More

Germany: Climate meeting "broke the ice"
Posted on 4 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany - (AP) Some 40 nations at a high-level climate meeting have made headway toward a pact to curb global warming, but the most important issues remain unresolved, Germany's environment minister said Tuesday. Many delegates agreed... Read More

Western European Laws Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (WE)

Western European Laws Toolbox Welcome to our Western European Laws Toolbox, our collection of laws and legal analysis for the nations of this important region. Please note that nations with an asterisk after their name are also members of the European... Read More