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IMF's Lagarde warns against harming trade, investment

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

With US-China frictions hanging over its annual meeting, the International Monetary Fund on Thursday warned governments to avoid harming trade and investment, which have been key drivers of the global...

German court rules that ad blockers are legal

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a case brought by media giant Axel Springer seeking to ban a popular application that blocks online advertising, in a landmark ruling that deals a blow to...

European MPs urge US not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

About 500 lawmakers from Germany, France and Britain on Thursday urged the US Congress to support the Iran nuclear deal which President Donald Trump has threatened to abandon."It is the US's and Europe's...

German police arrest suspect in anti-Semitic belt attack

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

German police said Thursday they had arrested a suspect in an anti-Semitic attack against two men wearing traditional Jewish skullcaps in central Berlin.A video of the assault, filmed by one of the Israeli...

German court upholds conviction of teenage IS-sympathiser

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

A German appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling against a teenage girl who badly wounded a police officer with a kitchen knife, affirming that she did act on behalf of the Islamic State group.German-Moroccan...

Procter & Gamble to pick up Merck's consumer healthcare unit

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

German pharmaceutical and chemicals group Merck said Thursday it had agreed to sell its consumer health business to American giant Procter & Gamble and would use the proceeds mostly to pay off debt.As...

Macron visits Merkel in bid to salvage EU reform plans

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron heads to Berlin Thursday for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, hoping to breathe fresh life into his grand vision for EU reforms in the face of growing German resistance.In...

Daffodils to mark 75 years after Warsaw ghetto uprising

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

Sirens will sound and paper daffodils will fill the streets of the Polish capital on Thursday to mark 75 years since hundreds of young Jews took up arms against Nazi German forces in the Warsaw ghetto...

German jihadist tied to 9/11 attacks caught in Syria: Kurdish commander

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

A Syrian-born German national accused of helping to plan the September 11, 2001 attacks has been detained by Kurdish forces in Syria, a senior Kurdish commander told AFP Wednesday."Mohammed Haydar Zammar...

Jail for German killer who collected frozen victim's pension

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

A man who murdered a German retiree and kept his chopped-up body in a freezer for over a decade to collect his pension was Wednesday sentenced to life in jail.Tradesman and junk dealer Josef Szczurek,...

Germany's Ginter mulled quitting football after bomb attack

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

World Cup winner Matthias Ginter told a German court on Wednesday that he considered quitting football in the wake of last year's bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus."We are always exposed to...

Video of alleged anti-Semitic attack sparks outrage in Germany

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

German political and religious leaders expressed shock Wednesday over an alleged anti-Semitic attack on two men wearing traditional Jewish skullcaps in central Berlin filmed by one of the victims.One...

Brother of missing German billionaire takes reins at retailer

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

The younger brother of German billionaire Karl-Erivan Haub, presumed dead after going missing on a ski trip, will take over the sole leadership of the family's Tengelmann retail group, the company said...

German police raid Porsche execs in diesel probe

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

German police raided the offices of Porsche and Audi Wednesday as part of a fraud probe against two top Porsche executives and a former employee of the luxury carmaker in connection with the diesel emissions...

German police smash Thai forced prostitution ring in 'biggest' raids

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

German federal police said they carried out the biggest raids in their history Wednesday against an alleged organised crime ring suspected of trafficking hundreds of women and transsexuals from Thailand...



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