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Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth

19 May 2018 | 0 comments

Adolf Hitler definitely died in 1945 in Berlin, from taking cyanide and a bullet, according to French researchers who were given rare access to fragments of the dictator's teeth held in Moscow."The teeth...

Putin says Russia to continue gas shipments via Ukraine

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Russia intends to continue natural gas shipments via Ukraine despite a planned second pipeline to Germany."We will continue gas shipments (via Ukraine) as long...

Germany orders Porsche recall over diesel emissions cheating

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

German authorities said Friday they had ordered 19,000 Porsche SUVs recalled over emissions cheating, saying a total of 60,000 manipulated vehicles had been identified across Europe."Illegal 'defeat devices'...

Forever modern: fashion icon Jil Sander looks back

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

It's been 50 years since Jil Sander founded her own fashion house as a plucky twenty-something in postwar Germany, creating modern, minimalist clothes that would go on to redefine the working woman's...

BMW expands UK car recall again

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

German car manufacturer BMW on Friday expanded a British safety recall for another 88,000 vehicles because of a fire risk.The announcement -- the second in two weeks -- comes after it had already expanded...

Putin to meet Merkel to talk about Iran, Ukraine and energy

18 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Friday, as Moscow and Europe make rare joint efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal.The...

Germany returns grave-plundered artefacts to Alaska

17 May 2018 | 0 comments

Germany has restituted nine artefacts belonging to indigenous people in Alaska after determining they were plundered from graves.The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, which oversees museums in the...

EU takes Germany, five others to court over air pollution

17 May 2018 | 0 comments

The European Commission said Thursday it is taking Germany, France, and four other countries to the bloc's highest court for failing to comply with EU air quality standards.The decision came after the...

Bertelsmann confident after weak first chapter to 2018

17 May 2018 | 0 comments

German media and publishing group Bertelsmann reported Thursday a tentative start to 2018 with falling net profits, but said it was confident of growing over the rest of the year.The group, which owns...

Russian defector gave Novichok sample to Germany in 90s: report

17 May 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's intelligence service BND had in the 1990s obtained from a Russian informer a sample of the poison used against ex-double agent Sergei Skripal, German media reported Thursday, drawing a link...

Eight-year sentence for German soldier in child rape case

16 May 2018 | 0 comments

A German court on Wednesday sentenced a soldier to eight years in prison for raping a young boy whose mother allowed him to be abused in exchange for money, in a case that has shocked the country.The...

Auschwitz trial files classed UNESCO heritage

16 May 2018 | 0 comments

Documents from the post-war Auschwitz trial have been classed part of the UNESCO "Memory of the World Register", underlining their significance as "common heritage of humanity", Germany's foreign minister...

Merkel, Putin revive dialogue after Trump scraps Iran deal

16 May 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday to discuss the explosive global issues of Iran, Syria and Ukraine amid a deepening US-European crisis of confidence.This...

Germany's Flixbus takes on Greyhound with US launch

16 May 2018 | 0 comments

German startup Flixbus on Wednesday brought its low-cost, long-distance bus service to the west coast of the United States, launching a direct challenge to America's iconic Greyhound Lines."Hello, California!...

German chemical industry hails strong start to 2018

16 May 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's powerful chemicals sector booked a strong first quarter as global growth fired demand, an industry federation said Wednesday, but it warned of lurking risks from trade wars and other political...



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