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Taboo-breaking liberal mosque opens in Berlin

19 June 2017 | 0 comments

With a mission to spread a liberal form of Islam, a mosque where men and women pray side by side has opened its doors in Berlin, complete with female imams.

Syrian refugee stabs to death German psychologist: police

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

A 27-year-old Syrian man was arrested Wednesday after he stabbed and killed a refugee aid worker during an argument in a Red Cross therapy and counselling centre, police said.The unnamed suspect, who...

Shakira, Pharrell join anti-poverty concert at G20

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

Pop superstars Shakira and Pharrell Williams announced Wednesday that they will join the first Global Citizen festival in Europe to push leaders to end extreme poverty.The July 6 concert in Hamburg, a...

Germany 'condemns in strongest terms' Iran attacks

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

Germany on Wednesday condemned "in the strongest terms" the twin attacks that killed 12 people in Iran.Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said "once again, unscrupulous criminals have killed many innocent...

German court nukes tax on power firms

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

Power companies in Germany stand to gain billions in refunds from the government after the country's top court declared Wednesday that a nuclear fuel tax was illegal.The news boosted shares of major operators...

Denmark briefly suspends ferry services over 'threat'

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

Ferry services between Denmark and neighbouring Sweden and Germany were briefly suspended on Wednesday because of an unspecified "threat", police and the ferry operator said."Police have checked out the...

German factory orders slump in April: data

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

Factory orders in Germany tumbled unexpectedly in April, data showed on Wednesday, but the indicator is notoriously volatile and the drop will not be enough to dissipate the generally optimistic outlook...

EU wary of Brexit talks walkout whoever wins UK vote

7 June 2017 | 0 comments

The EU is steeling for a possible collapse of Brexit negotiations whoever wins Britain's increasingly close general election this week, officials and analysts say.

German minister accuses Trump of stirring Gulf conflict

6 June 2017 | 0 comments

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday accused US President Donald Trump of stirring up conflicts in the Middle East and risking a new arms race as Qatar's neighbours cut ties with Doha."US...

German army set to pull out of key Turkey base: minister

5 June 2017 | 0 comments

The German army is set to transfer its troops from a key base in Turkey to Jordan, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said Monday, after talks broke down with Ankara on the subject.The Incirlik base...

Germany 'resolutely at Britain's side' after attack: Merkel

4 June 2017 | 0 comments

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that Germany was "resolutely at Britain's side" after the attack in London that left six people dead and almost 50 injured."Today we are united across borders in horror...

Musicians play tunes in protest at US-Mexico border wall

4 June 2017 | 0 comments

German and Mexican artists staged a show on the border with the United States in protest at Washington's plans to build a wall, thrilling hundreds but infuriating supporters of the controversial plan...

German rock festival evacuated over 'terrorist threat': police

2 June 2017 | 0 comments

One of Germany's biggest music festivals was interrupted Friday over a "possible terrorist threat," police said.Organisers asked fans at the three-day event to leave calmly "in order to help police investigations"...

Refugees boost has Germany eyeing cricket's top tier

2 June 2017 | 0 comments

Imagine it's 2027 and Germany face England at Berlin's iconic Olympic Stadium in the first one-day cricket international between the nations.

Germany finds emission-cheating gear on 24,000 Audis in Europe

1 June 2017 | 0 comments

German authorities have found emissions-cheating devices on 24,000 Audi vehicles in Europe, including some 14,000 cars in Germany, transport minister Alexander Dobrindt said Thursday.The software was...



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