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Germany and Gold Holdings | Global Markets | Business | Epoch ...

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A previously classified report leaked today has revealed a much larger German gold repatriation has already occurred—from 2000–01.

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EU migration to Germany - The Economist

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EU migration to Germany
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Mr Gómez, from Andalusia in Spain, learned a smattering of German in school and passable English while studying in America. But when he came back to Spain he saw that hardly anybody in his class of 80 had a job.

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German Values and Beliefs

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Freedom, family, responsibility and a strong work ethic along with books and science are some of the values of germany. A little more than half of Germany believes in the Christian religion.  

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Putin warns US not to strike Syria, dismisses case against Assad as 'rumors' - Washington Post

Putin warns US not to strike Syria, dismisses case against Assad as 'rumors' - Washington Post | My country | Scoop.it
Putin warns US not to strike Syria, dismisses case against Assad as 'rumors' Washington Post MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned the United States and its allies against launching a unilateral military strike against Damascus,...
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Putin saying this brings a little scare to the U.S citizens I would think. We do not need to get into a new crisis with Russia so lets not. 

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Germany lifted by demand outside Europe - CBS News

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The Guardian Germany lifted by demand outside Europe CBS News BERLIN Strong demand from outside Europe pushed exports from Germany, Europe's biggest economy, to a record high last year, offsetting the effects of the economic troubles of its...

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Germany's Norms

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- Germans are expected by their neighbors to clear the fallen leaves from the sidewalk in front of their house, gutters, and front yard every day.

- Greetings are formal.

- If you are invited to a German's house, bring a gift such as chocolates or flowers.

- Arrive on time as punctuality indicates proper planning, Never arrive early.

- Germans will be direct to the point of bluntness.

- In business negotiation make sure your printed material is available in both English and German.

- Men should wear dark colored business suits. Women should wear either business suits or dresses.

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Gestures of Germany

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- Tapping your index finger on the side of your head or waving your hand up and down in front of your face (palm of the hand towards the face) is offensive.

 

- Pointing your index finger to your head is an insult.

 

- Making hands into two fists, thumbs tucked inside fingers and making a pounding motion lightly on a surface expresses "good luck."

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