Siemens Will Cut Another 2,700 Jobs; GE Announces Cuts in Switzerland

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:41:16 +0000

Siemens on June 18 said it would cut 2,700 jobs from its Gas and Power division, on top of 10,400 positions the German engineering firm last month said it would jettison as part of cost-cutting measures. The Siemens’ announcement comes one day after U.S.-based rival GE said it would cut 450 jobs at two of […]

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Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:31:34 +0000

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow

BERLIN – Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming.

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Storing Energy in Salt—Vattenfall Testing Technology at Berlin Plant

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000

Swedish power company Vattenfall is testing a technology that stores energy in salt, with a goal of proving whether the process would be useful for storage of renewable energy such as from wind and solar

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India allows German with 1,800 cows to stay

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 12:14:45 +0000

After intervention from the Hindu nationalist government, this German – who cares for around 1,800 cows – has been allowed to stay in India.

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German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 10:55:33 +0000

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

Germany’s International Tracing Service has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps.

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Germany’s Merkel squelches speculation about future EU job

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 13:11:56 +0000

Germany's Merkel squelches speculation about future EU job

Chancellor Angela Merkel has squelched a new bout of speculation that she might seek a top European job after standing down as Germany’s leader.

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