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1/16 German Cultural Council warns against AfD in culture committee

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As the composition of the parliamentary committees is to be determined in the upcoming week, the German Cultural Council (Deutscher Kulturrat) has warned against allowing the AfD to preside over the culture committee. According to information obtained by the German daily FAZ on Tuesday, the AfD has nominated two of its members for the position. Members of […]

1/13 Dieselgate: VW reaches Canada settlement worth millions

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German automaker Volkswagen (VW) and a group of lawyers representing Canadian three-liter diesel engine owners and lessees announced a proposed settlement on Friday worth 290.5 million Canadian dollars (€191 million, $233.1 million). Under the settlement, VW Group Canada will make cash payments to owners and lessees of three-liter VW, Audi and Porsche diesel vehicles that carried […]

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