Timothy Potenz



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Bavarian parliament under pressure to cease nepotism

The Bavarian State Parliament is turning up the pressure on those accused of nepotism within the government branch. Barbara Stamm has called for the...

Munich Voted Germany's Second Most Attractive City

Frauenkirche against the
Munich has been voted the second most attractive city in Germany. In a poll released by YouGov, Munich was selected by 15 percent of respondents as...

Merkel Commits to a Women's Quota

Merkel Does U-Turn On Women's Quota
After a significant internal dispute over the issue, the CDU is going to adopt a commitment to setting up quotas for women in the workplace. The...

Anti-Euro Party Makes Its Official Debut

Alternative For Germany
The Alternative For Germany party, which opposes the existence of the Euro currency, made its official opening debut over the weekend. The party will...

China and the U.S. to Work Together on Cyber Security

U.S. Secretary of State in Beijing
China and the United States have agreed to work together to ensure cyber security. In a landmark move after months of tension on the issue, Secretary...

Where Are The Evangelists?

Over a half-century ago, in the immediate aftermath of World War Two, the Christian Democratic Union was founded in Berlin. Garnering great favour...

New rent laws for Munich

A new law regulating tenant rates comes into effect today. The law will lower the rent ceiling, which will be welcome news to many of Munich's...

A vote for emigrants?

The right to vote is the fundamental tenet of democracy. Through one's ballot, a citizen is transformed into a politically relevant force. He or she...

First Lead On Boston Marathon Bombings

Boston Marathon marred by bombings
Nearly three days after the Boston Marathon bombings, authorities are one step closer to understanding who was behind them. A clear image of a...

NSU Trial Postponed

A overly small trial room has been at the heart of the problem
The trial of NSU member Beate Zschape, which was set to begin in Munich on Wednesday, has been postponed until May 6th. The decision has been made as...

Pope Appoints Cardinal To Help Reform Church

Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich
Pope Francis has appointed the Cardinal Archbishop of Munich and Freising as an advisor to help him reform the Catholic Church. Cardinal Reinhard Marx...

Secularist Politician Killed by Taliban

Fakhrul Islam, secular politician killed this week by the Taliban
A secularist candidate in the Pakistani elections has been killed by the Taliban. Fakhrul Islam was killed was killed on Thursday. On the same day,...