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Adidas scores profit boost with World Cup

9 August 2018 | 0 comments

German sporting goods firm Adidas on Thursday said the World Cup in Russia and strong e-commerce sales lifted net profit in the second quarter, keeping the company on track to meet its 2018 goals.Net...

German drug maker sues to halt US execution

8 August 2018 | 0 comments

German drug maker Fresenius Kabi is suing to halt a planned execution in Nebraska, claiming the US state illegally obtained the company's drugs to use for the lethal injection procedure.Fresenius Kabi...

BMW confirms recall of 323,700 cars across Europe

8 August 2018 | 0 comments

German luxury carmaker BMW on Wednesday confirmed it would recall 323,700 cars across Europe due to a faulty component that could cause engines to catch fire.Just under a third -- 96,300 -- of the affected...

Germany inks deal with Spain to return registered migrants

8 August 2018 | 0 comments

Berlin has concluded a deal with Madrid for Spain to take back migrants who had been registered by Spanish authorities, a German interior ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday, as Germany seeks to curb...

German, Dutch Ryanair pilots to join European strikes on Friday

8 August 2018 | 0 comments

Ryanair pilots in Germany and the Netherlands will join a wave of strikes against the no-frills carrier across Europe on Friday, escalating a row over pay and conditions at the height of the summer season.The...

Germany warns US Iran sanctions could cause 'chaos'

8 August 2018 | 0 comments

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned Wednesday that US President Donald Trump's decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran could further destabilise the Middle East and boost radical forces in the region.Trump...

Theresa May, Prince William commemorate 'Entente Cordiale' in Amiens

8 August 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's Prince William and Prime Minister Theresa May took part in commemorations Wednesday marking the centenary of the Battle of Amiens, which heralded the beginning of the end of World War I.The...

Man-made losses weigh on Munich Re profit in second quarter

8 August 2018 | 0 comments

German reinsurance giant Munich Re on Wednesday said it was on track to meet its full-year targets even as costly man-made disasters dragged down earnings in the second quarter.The Bavaria-based group,...

EON confident for 2018 despite 'challenges'

8 August 2018 | 0 comments

German energy giant EON on Wednesday said it was confident of meeting its 2018 goals after winning new customers in the second quarter despite "fierce competition".The Essen-based group said net profit...

BMW to recall 323,700 diesel cars over fire danger: report

7 August 2018 | 1 comment

Germany's luxury automaker BMW is going to recall 23,700 diesel cars in Europe over an engine fire danger, following a similar action in South Korea, a German media newspaper reported Tuesday.The recall...

10 years after war, Georgia condemns Russia's ongoing 'occupation'

7 August 2018 | 0 comments

Georgia on Tuesday condemned Russia's continued "occupation" of its territory, a decade after the two countries went to war over the Kremlin-backed separatist regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. "This...

Buchenwald memorial chief demands answers from far-right MP

7 August 2018 | 0 comments

The head of the foundation running the memorial at the former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald said he would confront a German far-right politician with pointed questions when they hold talks Wednesday.The...

Daimler halts Iran activities over US sanctions

7 August 2018 | 0 comments

German automaker Daimler on Tuesday said it was halting its business activities in Iran after the United States re-imposed sanctions on Tehran."We have suspended our already limited activities in Iran...

Deutsche Post profit slumps despite parcel boom

7 August 2018 | 0 comments

German logistics giant Deutsche Post reported a drop in quarterly net profit Tuesday despite a boom in online shopping deliveries, as soaring costs prompt the group to embark on a major overhaul.Second...

Germany jails couple for pimping young son online

7 August 2018 | 0 comments

A German court handed down lengthy jail sentences Tuesday to a couple for repeatedly sexually abusing their young son and selling him to paedophiles online, in a shocking case that raised pointed questions...



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