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European MPs urge US not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

About 500 lawmakers from Germany, France and Britain on Thursday urged the US Congress to support the Iran nuclear deal which President Donald Trump has threatened to abandon."It is the US's and Europe's...

German police arrest suspect in anti-Semitic belt attack

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

German police said Thursday they had arrested a suspect in an anti-Semitic attack against two men wearing traditional Jewish skullcaps in central Berlin.A video of the assault, filmed by one of the Israeli...

German court upholds conviction of teenage IS-sympathiser

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

A German appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling against a teenage girl who badly wounded a police officer with a kitchen knife, affirming that she did act on behalf of the Islamic State group.German-Moroccan...

Procter & Gamble to pick up Merck's consumer healthcare unit

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

German pharmaceutical and chemicals group Merck said Thursday it had agreed to sell its consumer health business to American giant Procter & Gamble and would use the proceeds mostly to pay off debt.As...

Macron, Merkel differ on fiscal policy in EU reform push

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday stressed their common will to reform the EU, but without bridging their fundamental differences on economic and fiscal...

Poland honours Warsaw Jews' uprising amid tension over Holocaust law

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday honoured the young Jews who launched the Warsaw ghetto uprising against the Nazis 75 years ago, but also used the occasion to reject claims that Poles had a hand...

Jail for German killer who collected frozen victim's pension

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

A man who murdered a German retiree and kept his chopped-up body in a freezer for over a decade to collect his pension was Wednesday sentenced to life in jail.Tradesman and junk dealer Josef Szczurek,...

Germany's Ginter mulled quitting football after bomb attack

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

World Cup winner Matthias Ginter told a German court on Wednesday that he considered quitting football in the wake of last year's bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus."We are always exposed to...

Video of alleged anti-Semitic attack sparks outrage in Germany

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

German political and religious leaders expressed shock Wednesday over an alleged anti-Semitic attack on two men wearing traditional Jewish skullcaps in central Berlin filmed by one of the victims.One...

Brother of missing German billionaire takes reins at retailer

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

The younger brother of German billionaire Karl-Erivan Haub, presumed dead after going missing on a ski trip, will take over the sole leadership of the family's Tengelmann retail group, the company said...

German police raid Porsche execs in diesel probe

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

German police raided the offices of Porsche and Audi Wednesday as part of a fraud probe against two top Porsche executives and a former employee of the luxury carmaker in connection with the diesel emissions...

German police smash Thai forced prostitution ring in 'biggest' raids

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

German federal police said they carried out the biggest raids in their history Wednesday against an alleged organised crime ring suspected of trafficking hundreds of women and transsexuals from Thailand...

German public sector unions, employers agree pay hike

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

German unions on Wednesday said they had clinched a deal with employers giving public sector workers a "significant" salary boost, following a wave of strikes that hit airports, train stations, hospitals...

German theatre's swastika stunt cleared as free speech

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

German prosecutors on Wednesday cleared a performance of a satirical play named after Adolf Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" that promises free entry to spectators who wear a swastika.The theatre in the Bavarian...

Trump-Merkel meeting set for April 27: White House

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on April 27 in Washington, the White House said Wednesday.The White House had announced the visit earlier this month but gave no date."The...



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