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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 seeks way out of crisis after govt talks collapse

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

Germany's president was to lead a push from Tuesday to save the EU's top economy from the political turmoil sparked by the collapse of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition talks.Frank-Walter Steinmeier,...

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...



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