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Germany resumes refugee reunifications from Greece

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

Nearly 200 refugees seeking to join their families in Germany left Greece on Monday, the Greek migration ministry said, reviving a reunification programme that had been stalled since last year.The 177...

German police not ruling out 'terror' motive in hostage drama

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

A man who hurled a burning molotov cocktail then took a woman hostage at a major German railway station Monday may have acted with a "terrorist" motive, police said.Police said they found a passport issued...

German prosecutors raid Opel over diesel allegations

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

French-owned carmaker Opel became the latest household name of the German auto industry to find itself in the spotlight over diesel emissions as authorities raided two factories and filed rigging charges...

Berlin expels 9/11 accomplice to Morocco

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

A convicted Moroccan accomplice in the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States was expelled from Germany on Monday and sent back to Morocco, police said.Mounir el Motassadeq was sentenced in...

11 injured in Germany as train hits trailer truck

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

Eleven people were slightly injured Monday when a commuter train crashed into a trailer truck in southern Germany, firefighters said.The first emergency calls were placed at 7:47 am (0547 GMT) over the...

Five unexpected things at the Frankfurt book fair

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

As the publishing world recovers from the Frankfurt book fair, here's a look at some of the most memorable and unexpected moments from the annual book lovers' extravaganza, including a protester dressed...

Zimbabwe needs #MeToo moment, says acclaimed author

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

Thirty years after her iconic debut novel, Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga is back with a final look at her heroine's harrowing journey through the Mugabe years, hoping to spark debate about violence...

Merkel vows to 'win back trust' after Bavaria poll debacle

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Monday to "win back trust" from voters after squabbling within her three-party coalition was blamed for severe election losses in the state of Bavaria.Looking back...

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic

14 October 2018 | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on the oil-rich kingdom over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the Riyadh stock market plunged on growing...

London, Paris, Berlin demand 'credible' Khashoggi probe

14 October 2018 | 0 comments

Britain, France and Germany insisted Sunday that "light must be shed" on the whereabouts of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as they called for a credible investigation into his disappearance.In a joint statement,...

Three killed as light aircraft hits onlookers in Germany

14 October 2018 | 0 comments

Three people were killed and several injured when a light aircraft crashed into a group of onlookers in Germany on Sunday, said media reports citing police.The Cessna hit two adults and a child at an...

Merkel's Bavarian allies suffer historic election losses

14 October 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CSU allies suffered historic losses in Bavaria state elections Sunday, dealing a blow to her fragile three-party coalition government.The Christian Social...

Tens of thousands stage anti-racism march in Berlin

13 October 2018 | 0 comments

Tens of thousands of people marched in Berlin Saturday in a protest against racism amid growing concern over xenophobic incidents in the east of the country.Organisers said at least 242,000 people turned...

Freed US pastor flying home from Turkey after case sparked crisis

13 October 2018 | 0 comments

An American pastor held for two years in Turkey was expected back in the United States on Saturday after a court freed him in a case that sparked a crisis in Ankara's ties with Washington and trouble...

Freed US pastor Brunson flies out of Turkey, to meet Trump

12 October 2018 | 0 comments

American pastor Andrew Brunson, freed by a Turkish court after two years in detention, on Friday flew out of Turkey and is set to be received by President Donald Trump at the White House.Brunson, whose...



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