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2010-12-13 05:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Oettinger Davidoff Group has appointed Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard (52) of Denmark as its new CEO. He succeeds longstanding CEO Dr. Reto Cina, who is retiring at the end of May 2011 after 14 years of successful work for the Oettinger Davidoff Group. The Oettinger Davidoff Group, based in Basel, is one of the world's leading cigar companies. It owns a series of globally recognized brands, including the premium brand...

2006-03-26 02:02:28

By Iain Rogers BERLIN (Reuters) - Voting began on Sunday in three German regional elections that are expected to shore up support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition but also herald new pressure for tricky reforms once they are over. The elections, in the wealthy states of Baden-Wuerttemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate and the poorer eastern region of Saxony-Anhalt, are the first since Merkel took office in November as head of a delicately balanced government of...

2006-03-26 01:32:13

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germans began voting in three regional elections on Sunday that are widely expected to shore up support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition but also herald new pressure for tricky reforms. The elections, in the wealthy states of Baden-Wuerttemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate and the poorer eastern region of Saxony-Anhalt, are the first since Merkel took office in November as head of a delicately balanced government of conservatives (CDU/CSU) and Social...

2005-10-09 12:14:44

By Iain Rogers BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and conservative leader Angela Merkel meet on Sunday to try to resolve a bitter row over who should lead Germany and lay the foundations of a coalition government of their rival parties. But Franz Muentefering, chairman of Schroeder's Social Democrats (SPD), who will attend the talks along with Christian Social Union (CSU) leader and Merkel ally Edmund Stoiber, said the two sides would not be announcing a deal on Sunday...

2005-10-09 04:55:19

By Iain Rogers BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and conservative leader Angela Merkel meet on Sunday to resolve a bitter dispute over who should lead Germany and to lay the foundations of a coalition government of their rival parties. Three weeks after an election which gave neither Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) nor Schroeder's Social Democrats (SPD) enough votes to rule with their allies, political analysts predict they will strike a deal vaulting Merkel into...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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