Latest Joschka Fischer Stories

2006-01-20 08:48:54

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government, facing allegations its spies in Iraq secretly abetted the U.S. invasion that Berlin publicly opposed, resisted calls on Friday for a parliamentary inquiry it said would fan anti-Americanism.

2005-10-25 03:23:54

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - One of Germany's most colorful politicians of the last two decades, Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer, has abruptly pulled the plug on his electrifying career.

2005-10-03 05:36:16

By Marie-Louise Moller and Mark John LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - European Union deadlock over the terms for opening historic entry talks with Turkey deepened on Monday with Austria insisting Ankara should be offered a status short of full membership.

2005-07-15 07:10:29

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Overweight and facing widespread ridicule for his swollen girth, German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer is taking on the flab and his critics at the same time with a crash diet and punishing exercise regimen.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.