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Merkel party warns competition 'impossible' against Facebook

23 April 2018 | 0 comments

A leading politician from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party warned Monday that Facebook's dominance makes competition "impossible", joining a broadside against the social network from...

German wage growth outpacing rest of eurozone: study

23 April 2018 | 0 comments

Wages in Germany have grown much faster than in other eurozone countries in recent years, a Bundesbank (central bank) study published Monday found, reversing conditions seen before the financial crisis...

Barenboim returns German music award in anti-Semitism row

23 April 2018 | 0 comments

Berlin-based star conductor Daniel Barenboim on Monday became the latest musician in Germany to return in protest his past Echo Music Awards in a row over anti-Semitic rap lyrics.Outrage has grown after...

Merkel denounces new anti-Semitism from Arab refugees

22 April 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel denounced the emergence of "another form of anti-Semitism" from refugees of Arab origin in Germany, in an interview with Israeli television broadcast on Sunday."We have...

Merkel, Mexican president hail benefits of free trade

22 April 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who both face trade tensions with US President Donald Trump, on Sunday praised an EU-Mexico deal to boost economic ties.Pena Nieto...

German Social Democrats elect first female leader

22 April 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats on Sunday elected Andrea Nahles, a combative and outspoken former labour minister, as the first woman leader of the 155-year-old party.A decades-long SPD stalwart...

German Social Democrats to elect Andrea Nahles as first female leader

22 April 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's Social Democrats are Sunday expected to elect Andrea Nahles, a combative and outspoken former labour minister, as the first woman leader of the 155-year-old party. Known for her lectern-thumping...

Two German tourists killed in Peru bus plunge: police

20 April 2018 | 0 comments

Two German tourists died and 12 other people were injured Friday when their minibus fell into a ravine on an Andean road in southern Peru, police said.The vehicle, which carried 12 German tourists along...

Western air strikes in Syria illegal: German parliament experts

20 April 2018 | 0 comments

The air strikes unleashed in Syria by Western allies in mid-April were a violation of international law, jurists at the German parliament said in a report Friday."The use of military force against a state,...

German migration official under probe for 'corruption'

20 April 2018 | 0 comments

An employee of the German migration agency is under investigation over suspicions that she may have granted asylum to 1,200 migrants in exchange for money or gifts in kind.Investigators have opened a...

German police arrest Porsche manager over diesel scandal

20 April 2018 | 0 comments

German police have detained a Porsche manager in a probe into the diesel emissions cheating scandal that the luxury car brand's parent company Volkswagen has struggled to shed.Porsche chief Oliver Blume...

German neo-Nazis mass for festival on Hitler's birthday

20 April 2018 | 0 comments

Hundreds of neo-Nazis were massing Friday on Adolf Hitler's birthday for a two-day festival in a remote eastern German town where citizens and anti-fascist groups staged spirited counter-protests.Many...

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

20 April 2018 | 0 comments

A Syrian-born German national accused of helping to plan the September 11, 2001 attacks has been detained by US-allied forces in Syria, the Pentagon confirmed on Thursday."We can confirm that Mohammad...

WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in central Berlin

20 April 2018 | 0 comments

Thousands of people around Berlin's central railway station were evacuated on Friday to allow disposal experts to defuse an unexploded World War II explosive unearthed on a building site.Trains, trams...

Oops...Deutsche Bank makes 28bn euro transfer in error

20 April 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank on Friday admitted to a massive erroneous transfer of 28 billion euros ($34 billion) in a routine operation, more than the entire bank is worth.The unprecedented...



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