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German growth slows slightly in second quarter: data

15 August 2017 | 0 comments

The German economy grew by 0.6 percent in the second quarter, slightly slower than expected as exports cooled, official data showed Tuesday.The provisional figure, adjusted for price, seasonal and calendar...

Merkel rival slams car bosses in bid to revive campaign

13 August 2017 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief challenger in a September election, Martin Schulz, on Sunday launched a stinging attack on the country's dieselgate-tainted car industry as he sought to turn around...

Germany urges 'restraint' from North Korea, Trump

9 August 2017 | 0 comments

Germany on Wednesday urged North Korea and the United States to show "restraint" after apocalyptic threats from Pyongyang and President Donald Trump in their mounting war of words."We are watching the...

Germany's Social Democrats face snap poll in VW home state

7 August 2017 | 0 comments

A key German state will hold a snap poll in October just weeks after a general election, officials said Monday, after the Social Democrats' coalition government there collapsed.Stephan Weil, the premier...

Germany moves to stop eggs contaminated by insecticide

3 August 2017 | 0 comments

Germany on Thursday moved to block the distribution of hundreds of thousands of eggs mainly from the Netherlands contaminated by a toxic insecticide outlawed from use in the production of food.Agriculture...

Syrian refugees accuse Germany of blocking family reunification

2 August 2017 | 0 comments

Dozens of Syrian refugees, most of them women and children, protested Wednesday at the German embassy in Athens against what they called Berlin's refusal to allow them to reunite with their families.Some...

German hiker found in Alps 30 years after disappearance

2 August 2017 | 0 comments

The remains of a German hiker who disappeared while climbing in the Swiss Alps 30 years ago has been found embedded in a glacier, police said Wednesday. The find was made on July 25 by two people climbing...

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' fit to serve sentence: German prosecutor

2 August 2017 | 0 comments

A former Nazi SS guard known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz", now 96, is fit to serve out his sentence, German prosecutors said Wednesday.Oskar Groening was found guilty in July 2015 of being an accessory...

The 'dieselgate' scandal

2 August 2017 | 0 comments

German government officials and automakers meet in Berlin Wednesday to discuss the future of diesel vehicles, after a nearly two-year saga of scandal spread from Volkswagen to others in the sector.Here...

Two dead, four wounded in M16 shooting at German nightclub

30 July 2017 | 0 comments

A Kurdish Iraqi man armed with an M16 automatic rifle opened fire in a packed nightclub in southern Germany early Sunday after a dispute there, killing a bouncer and wounding four people before being...

'Hate' behind Hamburg attack: mayor

28 July 2017 | 0 comments

A "vicious" knife attack that left one dead and six wounded in the north German city Hamburg Friday was motivated by "hate", mayor Olaf Scholz said, although he stopped short of declaring it a terrorist...

British hacker convicted in Germany of major cyber attack

28 July 2017 | 0 comments

A British man was handed a suspended jail sentence by a German court Friday for a massive cyber attack against Deutsche Telekom last year.The regional court in the western city of Cologne said it would...

Juncker press conference interrupted by wife... no, Merkel

28 July 2017 | 0 comments

It's a problem many people will be familiar with: forgetting to turn your phone off during an important meeting, then it rings with a call from home.

Germany stages raids against child porn suspects

25 July 2017 | 0 comments

German prosecutors said Thursday they had carried out nationwide raids against people believed to possess child pornography, targeting nearly 70 prime suspects.

Ryanair sets deadline for Brexit air travel deal

25 July 2017 | 0 comments

Ryanair will slash flights between Britain and the EU if London and Brussels fail to agree on terms for post-Brexit air travel by September next year, a senior executive said Friday.

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