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SAP unveils big push into French tech start-ups

22 January 2018 | 0 comments

Europe's biggest software company SAP on Monday said it will spend up to two billion euros investing in and nurturing French start-ups as part of its push into cutting-edge technologies like artificial...

German, French MPs urge closer bond on friendship anniversary

22 January 2018 | 0 comments

German and French lawmakers on Monday marked the 55th anniversary of a friendship treaty between their countries with a plea for closer cooperation as Paris seeks Berlin's backing for ambitious EU reforms."France...

Taliban militants 'searched for foreigners' in Kabul hotel attack

22 January 2018 | 0 comments

Taliban militants who killed at least 22 people at a luxury Kabul hotel went from room to room searching for foreigners, survivors and a security source said Monday as more details of the victims emerged....

Vietnam oil exec 'kidnapped' from Germany jailed for life in graft trial: s...

22 January 2018 | 0 comments

A Vietnamese former state oil executive who was allegedly kidnapped from Germany was on Monday jailed for life for embezzlement, in the highest-profile corruption trial to target the Communist country's...

German serial killer nurse charged with 97 more murders

22 January 2018 | 0 comments

A German male nurse serving a life term for killing six hospital patients with lethal drugs out of "boredom" will face trial for another 97 murders, prosecutors said Monday.The third trial of Niels Hoegel,...

Iraq condemns German woman to death for belonging to IS

21 January 2018 | 0 comments

An Iraqi court said Sunday it had condemned to death by hanging a German woman of Moroccan origin after finding her guilty of belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group.She is one of hundreds of foreign...

What's next for Germany after coalition green light?

21 January 2018 | 0 comments

Germany cleared a major obstacle on the road to a new government Sunday after the centre-left Social Democrats gave a cautious thumbs-up to starting formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's...

Brussels hails German coalition breakthrough

21 January 2018 | 0 comments

Senior EU figures on Sunday welcomed the breakthrough in Germany's political deadlock after the centre-left Social Democrats voted Sunday to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's...

Germany's SPD in all-or-nothing vote on Merkel alliance

21 January 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's divided Social Democrats hold a crunch vote Sunday on whether to pursue a coalition deal with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, or plunge Europe's top economy into political turmoil.At...

Germany 'must develop EU further' with France: minister

20 January 2018 | 0 comments

Berlin must work with Paris to improve and deepen the European Union, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel urged as his Social Democrats weigh renewing a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel.France...

Macron boosts Merkel ahead of key coalition vote

20 January 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that his ambitious EU plans to reform the European Union need German backing, as Chancellor Angela Merkel gears up for a crucial vote on forming a new coalition...

More self-driving tech in VW's next-generation Golf

19 January 2018 | 0 comments

The world's biggest carmaker Volkswagen said Friday it would stuff even more technology into the next generation of its top-selling Golf model, bringing so-called "connected driving" deeper into the mainstream.Slated...

Merkel to deliver Europe speech at Davos

19 January 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will speak about the future of Europe at the World Economic Forum in Davos but will leave before US President Donald Trump is due to arrive, her spokesman said Friday.Merkel...

Seven years' jail for man who sold gun to Munich mass killer

19 January 2018 | 0 comments

A German court jailed a man for seven years Friday for supplying a pistol to a teenager who killed nine people in a 2016 rampage at a Munich shopping centre.The court found Philipp Koerber, 33, guilty...

WWII Soviet bomber parts found in lake near Auschwitz

19 January 2018 | 0 comments

A Polish carp breeder found fragments of a Soviet bomber aircraft from World War II when he drained his lake near the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, local history buffs announced Friday....



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