1. Beyonce, Shakira, Lady Gaga Make Forbes' Most Powerful Women List

    May 28, 2014 7:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Forbes released its annual list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women on Wednesday, and this year's ranking is topped by German chancellor Angela Merkel. Yet in the American political sphere, former first lady Hillary Clinton clocks in at ...

  2. Beyonce, Shakira, Lady Gaga Make Forbes' Most Powerful Women List

    May 28, 2014 7:09 PM EDT Forbes released its annual list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women on Wednesday, and this year's ranking is topped by German chancellor Angela Merkel. Yet in the American political sphere, former first lady Hillary Clinton clocks in ...

  3. German Culture Minister Announces Copyright Reform

    May 27, 2011 2:10 PM EDT Frank Briegmann, Left, of Universal Germany and BVMI with German Chancellor Angela Merkel who held informal discussions on German copyright law (Photo: Michael Kucharski, Universal Music) BERLIN - Bernd Neumann the German minister of culture and m ...

  4. Love Parade Memorial Draws Hundreds of Mourners in Germany

    August 02, 2010 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hundreds of mourners attended an emotional memorial service in the German town of Duisburg this weekend for victims of the Love Parade festival. German President Christian Wulff and Chancellor Angela Merkel were among the dignitaries who attended th ...

  5. Germany Holds Love Parade Memorial

    August 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Hundreds of mourners attended an emotional memorial service in the German town of Duisburg this weekend for victims of the Love Parade festival. German President Christian Wulff and Chancellor Angela Merkel were among the dignitaries who attended ...

  6. Shock, Blame After 19 Trampled at German Love Parade Festival

    July 25, 2010 5:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 Throngs of techno fans followed the floats, the dancers and the throbbing music to the festival venue: an old freight railway station that local media estimated could handle 300,000 people. German media reported that as many as 1.4 million people sh ...

  7. German Gov't To Tighten Copyright Law

    October 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Germany's new coalition government has pledged to tighten up copyright law, but has shied away from introducing any "three strikes"-style legislation to deter illegal downloading. The new coalition, comprising the conservative Chris ...

  8. German Artists Team For IP Campaign

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT German artists Herbert Grönemeyer, Peter Maffay, Udo Jürgens, Rosenstolz and Tokio Hotel are among the 200-plus signatories for a national campaign calling on greater government support for intellectual property. Prominent German artists, authors ...

  9. Bono: EU Lagging Behind On African Aid

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The world's biggest industrial countries are failing to keep up with financial promises they made to Africa, U2 frontman Bono said today (May 15), calling a new progress report "a cold shower" for the The world's biggest industri ...

  10. Captains Of Industry Meet With German Chancellor

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A roll call of Europe's leading recorded music industry executives grabbed a rare opportunity yesterday to meet with the German chancellor and raise the issue of the alarming downturn of the national market. Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is a ...