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Millions at risk in 'forgotten' Ukraine crisis: aid groups

22 November 2017 | 0 comments

The "forgotten" humanitarian crisis in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine threatens millions as harsh winter weather sets in, aid groups warned on Wednesday.Action Against Hunger, Doctors of the World and...

Euro summit still on despite German crisis: Tusk

22 November 2017 | 0 comments

EU leaders will meet as planned next month to discuss reforms to the euro despite the crisis in Germany over the collapse of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition talks, EU President Donald Tusk said Wednesday."Just...

Activists taunt AfD politician with mini Holocaust memorial

22 November 2017 | 0 comments

A group of activists on Wednesday unveiled a replica of Berlin's Holocaust Memorial secretly erected outside the home of a far-right AfD politician who has urged Germany to stop atoning for Nazi guilt.With...

Romanian truck driver admits to murdering German jogger

22 November 2017 | 0 comments

A Romanian truck driver confessed to the murder of a female jogger as his trial opened in Germany Wednesday, after also coming under suspicion for the 2014 killing of a French exchange student in Austria.The...

German police recover Lennon items 'stolen by Yoko Ono's driver'

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

Diaries, prescription glasses and a cigarette case are among some 100 items belonging to John Lennon that have been recovered in Berlin after they were allegedly stolen by Yoko Ono's driver in 2006, German...

German crisis 'can't stop' euro reforms: commissioner

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

Germany's political crisis "cannot stop our work" and the EU will push ahead with plans to reform the euro after Brexit, the European Commission's euro chief vowed in an interview on Tuesday.Valdis Dombrovskis,...

Turkey seeks extradition from Germany of 'top coup fugitive'

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

Turkey is to ask German authorities to extradite a top suspect in last year's failed coup who still remains at large, state media said on Tuesday.A request for Adil Oksuz to be extradited from Germany...

Political crisis tarnishes Germany's trademark stability

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

The political crisis in Berlin challenges the idea of "German exceptionalism"as an anchor of democratic stability and a bulwark against a wave of populism, analysts said Tuesday.In the words of Chancellor...

Germany's president: master of diplomacy with cards to end crisis

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, whose role rarely goes beyond ribbon-cutting, has become the man of the hour in the current political crisis, holding the key to a possible compromise or snap...

Six Syrians arrested for 'planning terror attack' in Germany

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

German police on Tuesday arrested six Syrian refugees suspected of preparing a terror attack in the name of the Islamic State jihadist group, with media reports saying their target was a Christmas market.The...

Chinese human rights lawyers jailed for two years

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer was sentenced to two years in prison for "inciting subversion" on Tuesday, the latest jailing in an intensifying crackdown on rights defenders under newly empowered...

'Europe will not pause' during German crisis: EU

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

The EU will push ahead with plans for post-Brexit reforms of the euro later this month despite the collapse of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition talks, the European Commission said Tuesday."Europe...

Germany struggles to emerge from crisis after govt talks collapse

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

Germany's president was to start a difficult round of talks with party leaders Tuesday in a last-ditch attempt to save the EU's top economy from the political turmoil sparked by the collapse of Chancellor...

Global stocks shrug off German uncertainty, Wall Street at records

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

Global equities pushed higher on Tuesday, with leading US indices ending at fresh records as investors shrugged off continued political uncertainty in Germany.Germany's president held talks with party...

CORRECTED: Holocaust survivor opens art museum in hometown Vilnius

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

Painter and Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak on Monday opened a museum of his allegorical work inspired by Jewish history in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, more than half a century after he held his first...



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