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Germans are more scared of Trump than terrorism: Poll

BERLIN: In a survey conducted recently it was revealed that people in Germany are more worried about Donald Trump than terrorism, immigration or natural disasters. Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accords have let the German citizens to feel this way along with the American President's hostility towards the Germans. The “Fears of Germans” survey showed 69% of respondents view the US president as their top concern. Immigration was the second-biggest concern, named by 63% of…

Trump says ‘Germans are very bad’

BERLIN: President Donald Trump launched a salvo against Germany and its car sales in the United States at a meeting Thursday with European Union leaders, German weekly Der Spiegel reported. "The Germans are bad, very bad," he said during a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, EU Council head Donald Tusk and other senior officals in Brussels, the news magazine's online edition said. "See the millions of cars they are selling in the US. Terrible. We will stop this," he reportedly said according…

Germans outraged as US plays wrong version of their anthem

BERLIN: German tennis has responded with outrage after the United States Tennis Association made the embarrassing error of playing the Nazi-era version of Germany's national anthem during a Federation Cup tie in Hawaii. The version played included the first stanza, beginning "Deutschland, Deutschland uber alles," which was used as Nazi propaganda. It was dropped after World War Two. "I thought it was the epitome of ignorance, and I've never felt more disrespected in my whole life, let alone in Fed Cup," Germany's…

Berlin extends fan zone to 1.3 kilometer for Germany vs. Brazil

So popular is the fan zone, organizers have extended it by 500 meters for Tuesday's World Cup semi-final against Brazil - leaving supporters a scenic 1.3 kilometer expanse in which to celebrate or commiserate, stretching from the Brandenburg Gate to the golden statue-topped Victory Column. "Sport brings people together - you celebrate, cheer, drink beer and make new friends," said Monique Sternbeck, a 25-year-old tourism official with her face painted black, red and gold. She has been returning to the fan zone since 2006…