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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...

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...

Beatles for sale: German police recover John Lennon diaries

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

German police on Monday arrested a 58-year-old man in Berlin on suspicion of handling stolen items from John Lennon's estate, including the late Beatle's diaries.The items were stolen from Lennon's widow...

Rare Holocaust 'bread card' brooch recovered near Auschwitz

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

A rare Holocaust-era brooch crafted inside the Lodz ghetto to resemble a bread ration card and given as a wedding anniversary present has surfaced near the former Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.Made from...

German president urges parties to compromise, end crisis

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged political parties Monday to rethink their positions and find compromises to form a government, hours after coalition talks collapsed and plunged Germany...

EU ready for 'most ambitious' Brexit trade pact: Barnier

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier said on Monday the bloc would give Britain its "most ambitious" trade deal -- but only if it meets the bloc's stringent Brexit conditions.Barnier warned Britain it had to...

Macron hopes for 'stable' Germany with EU plans on ice

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron is hoping for a "strong and stable" German government to emerge, his office said Monday, following the collapse of coalition talks which risks delaying his ambitious EU...

Merkel says ready to lead party in case of new election

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that she was ready to lead her party into snap elections rather than risk leading an unstable minority government, after the collapse of coalition talks plunged Germany...

German coalition talks trip over immigration stumbling block

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

Tough talks to form Germany's next government collapsed Sunday as the four parties in talks failed to bridge a yawning gap over immigration policy.Here are some of the thorniest issues that led to the...

EU says confident of German 'stability and continuity'

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

The EU is confident of "stability and continuity" in Germany despite the collapse of talks to form a coalition government, leaving Chancellor Angela Merkel scrambling to save the country from crisis.Europe's...

Merkel battles turmoil as German coalition talks collapse

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

Chancellor Angela Merkel was scrambling to drag Germany out of crisis on Monday after high-stakes talks to form a new government collapsed, potentially forcing Europe's top economy into snap elections.Germany...

Euro, German stock market edge up after coalition talks collapse

20 November 2017 | 0 comments

The euro and Germany's stock market managed to eke out gains Monday despite the country's collapse of talks to form a new government.Around 1030 GMT, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index was up 0.2 percent after...

What's next for Germany after collapse of coalition talks?

19 November 2017 | 0 comments

Germany could be forced to hold new elections after high stakes talks for a coalition collapsed Sunday between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU alliance, ecologist Greens and pro-business...

German TV boss to leave job early after controversial comments

19 November 2017 | 0 comments

The boss of major German television channel will leave his post earlier than expected, the company said Sunday, after he sparked anger by describing core viewers as "a bit fat and a bit poor"."Thomas...

Lebanon's Hariri in Paris after Saudi 'hostage' rumours

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in France on Saturday from Saudi Arabia, where his shock resignation announcement two weeks ago sparked accusations that he was being held there against his...



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