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Bouteflika's frail health halts Merkel visit

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika had acute bronchitis on Monday, causing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to call off a visit to Algeria at the last minute, the presidency said.Bouteflika, Algeria's...

S.Korean woman gets 6 years over exorcism death in Germany

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

A German court on Monday sentenced a South Korean woman to six years in jail for the death of her cousin who was beaten and suffocated during an attempted exorcism in a Frankfurt hotel room.Four other...

Germany's Schaeuble says lenders reach 'common position' on Greece

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

Greece's EU-IMF lenders have reached a "common position" on Greece that should allow them to return to Athens to resolve a deadlock over its bailout, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Monday."I...

CORRECTED: Algeria says Merkel trip off, Bouteflika 'temporarily unavailab...

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Algiers was called off on Monday because President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was "temporarily unavailable" due to "acute bronchitis", his office said."Algerian and...

Saudi seeks death for suspect in Germans' shooting

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

Prosecutors in Saudi Arabia are seeking the death penalty for a suspect accused of opening fire on German diplomats, a newspaper reported on Monday.The two envoys escaped unharmed when bullets hit their...

Merkel visits Algiers in bid to curb Africa migrant flow

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Algeria from Monday to press efforts to get North African countries to reduce the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean into Europe.Merkel, who last week hosted...

Syrian teen on trial in Germany over bomb plot

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

A 16-year-old Syrian refugee went on trial in Germany Monday accused of planning a bomb attack on behalf of the Islamic State jihadist group.The youngster was arrested at an asylum shelter in the western...

German growth to pick up in first quarter: Bundesbank

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

Germany will see growth pick up in the first quarter of 2017, powered by industry and consumer spending, the country's central bank said Monday."Powerful momentum can be expected from industrial activity...

Germany slams Russia over Ukraine rebel passports

20 February 2017 | 0 comments

Germany on Monday criticised as "unacceptable" Russia's decision to recognise passports issued by separatist rebels in Ukraine's eastern regions of Lugansk and Donetsk."The recognition of travel documents...

Hitler's phone sells for more than $240,000

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

Adolf Hitler's personal telephone, which the Fuehrer used to dictate many of his deadly World War II commands, sold at auction on Sunday for $243,000, the US house selling it announced.Originally a black...

Germany expects continued IMF aid for Greece

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

Germany said Sunday that it expects the International Monetary Fund to continue participating in the bailout for debt-stricken Greece, despite the lender's doubts on the issue.Ahead of key talks over...

Pence pays somber visit to Nazi concentration camp

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

US Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the former Nazi concentration camp at Dachau, Germany on Sunday, against the backdrop of concerns about a surge of anti-Semitic incidents in the United...

Trump should help kick 'Russia's ass': senator

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump should come clean and back moves to "kick Russia's ass" for its alleged meddling in last year's US election, senior Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Sunday.Trump has...

Peugeot to keep German jobs if it buys Opel: report

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

French automaker PSA has pledged to keep Opel plants in Germany running if a planned merger goes forward, and to refrain from layoffs until at least 2019, a newspaper report said Sunday.PSA, the parent...

Land, people exchange key to two-state solution: Israel's Lieberman

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

A two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict must include exchanges of people and land to ensure the two sides are completely separated, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday.The...



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