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Row over Germany's top spy risks new Merkel coalition crisis

13 September 2018 | 0 comments

Top German government leaders failed to decide on the future of the country's top spy Thursday, as a controversy he triggered risks a new crisis threatening Berlin's uneasy coalition.Leading politicians...

After months of tensions, US and Germany talk trade

12 September 2018 | 0 comments

Top economic advisors to US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel -- whose relations have been strained at best for months -- met Wednesday at the White House to boost trade ties.Since...

Top VW shareholder faces investor fury in own 'dieselgate' suit

12 September 2018 | 0 comments

A German court on Wednesday began hearing a lawsuit pitting Porsche SE, the majority shareholder in Volkswagen, against angry investors who say they were told too late about the diesel emissions cheating...

Germany's Catholic Church 'ashamed' by child sex abuse

12 September 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's Catholic Church said Wednesday it was "dismayed and ashamed" by decades of child sex abuse by priests, after a report was leaked showing that thousands of minors were assaulted.The study, commissioned...

Ryanair defiant as German pilots and crew walk out

12 September 2018 | 0 comments

Irish budget carrier Ryanair was defiant Wednesday as dozens of flights were disrupted in a walkout by German pilots and cabin crew, the latest flare-up in a bitter Europe-wide battle for better pay and...

Most big exporters failing to check foreign bribery: report

11 September 2018 | 0 comments

Countries that strictly enforce a worldwide pact against foreign bribery are far outnumbered and outweighed by those that turn a blind eye, a report published Wednesday by watchdog Transparency International...

ICC 'undeterred' after US sanctions threat

11 September 2018 | 0 comments

The International Criminal Court on Tuesday said its work would continue "undeterred" after Washington threatened to prosecute its judges if Americans are charged with war crimes committed in Afghanistan.France...

German NGO says Malta to blame for migrant deaths

11 September 2018 | 0 comments

German NGO Sea-Watch accused Malta Tuesday of thwarting Mediterranean migrant rescues by detaining its ship, and blamed it for "preventable" deaths at sea."For every preventable death that occurs at sea,...

Ryanair issues jobs threat in Germany over strikes

11 September 2018 | 0 comments

Ryanair warned Tuesday that it may slash jobs and close some bases in Germany if it is hit with more strikes, a day before a work stoppage by pilots and cabin crew for better pay and conditions.The Irish...

German investor confidence picks up in September

11 September 2018 | 0 comments

Confidence among investors in Germany continued a rebound from summer lows in September, a regular survey showed Wednesday, but remained in negative territory.The ZEW economic institute's barometer, based...

German unions call for strike against Ryanair Wednesday

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

Unions representing pilots and cabin crew of Irish no-frills airline Ryanair In Germany have called for a strike on Wednesday over better pay and working conditions.The pilots' Cockpit union said in a...

Canada ends sea search for missing German singer

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

The Canadian navy ended a search in the Atlantic Monday for a young German pop singer who was believed to have jumped from a cruise ship, giving him up for dead.Daniel Kueblboeck, 33, was believed to...

Search after German pop star goes missing at sea

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

Search and rescue workers were actively seeking Sunday a German pop star who went missing while on a cruise off Canada's coast, the Royal Canadian Navy said.The 33-year-old pop singer, Daniel Kueblboeck,...

VW faces first big German court date over 'dieselgate'

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

The first major German court case against Volkswagen over the "dieselgate" scandal that has shaken up the car industry opened Monday, as investors pursue the world's largest automaker for billions in...

VW 'dieselgate' fraud: Timeline of a scandal

10 September 2018 | 0 comments

As Volkswagen faces the wrath of investors in the first mass "dieselgate" lawsuit on its home turf, here's a look at how the emissions cheating was uncovered and the fallout for the auto giant:- 2014...



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