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2008-07-07 06:00:23

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp Berlin - According to Peter Struck, chairman of the SPD [Social Democratic Party of Germany] Bundestag Group, people in Germany have to counter the rising oil and gas prices by reducing their energy consumption. Struck told Berlin-based Tagesspiegel am Sonntag: "We must consume less energy and reduce our dependency on oil and gas by using renewable energy sources. We must also urge the people to become more energy-conscious." At the same...

2006-01-15 12:21:32

BERLIN (Reuters) - Former German Defense Minister Peter Struck on Sunday dismissed reports that German secret agents may have helped U.S. forces during their 2003 invasion of Iraq, insisting that Germany took no active part in the war. Germany's BND foreign intelligence service has denied reports its agents helped U.S. warplanes select bombing targets in Baghdad during the war, which the government of former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder opposed. "I'm sure the Americans knew...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.