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2011-05-16 05:45:00

The Welt am Sonntag newspaper said on Sunday that the German government is prepared to pay $1.4 billion in subsidies over the next two years to help its industry develop electric cars. Chancellor Angela Merkel asked Germany to become the market leader in the new technology with a view to "having a million electric cars on our roads by 2020." According to Welt am Sonntag, the cabinet will discuss financial support for the industry as early as Wednesday. The paper said the government is...

2010-03-31 08:49:00

BERLIN, March 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The WELT Group is represented with its own application in the App Store for the market launch of the iPad in the United States on 3 April 2010. Users are able to read the current issues of WELT, WELT KOMPAKT and WELT am SONNTAG on Apple's new tablet with the "Kiosk App". The display of the content has been further improved for the iPad and a simple, user-friendly navigation through the individual pages was designed. The digital editions of the WELT...

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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.