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Berlin police seeking more missing John Lennon items

23 November 2017 | 0 comments

German police are trying to recover numerous items stolen from the estate of the late Beatle John Lennon, prosecutors said Thursday, after the arrest of a suspect accused of handling the objects.A 58-year-old...

Greek police to help German airports catch migrants with fake papers

23 November 2017 | 0 comments

Greek police will help bolster airport checks in Germany in a dispute over hundreds of passengers allegedly caught flying out of Greece with falsified papers, a police source told AFP.As of next week,...

ECB at odds over leaving bond buys open-ended: minutes

23 November 2017 | 0 comments

European Central Bank policymakers disagreed on leaving the bank's mass bond-buying programme open-ended, with some arguing in favour of "a clear end date", minutes from a meeting last month revealed...

German industrial giant Thyssenkrupp posts huge loss

23 November 2017 | 0 comments

German industrial giant Thyssenkrupp on Thursday posted an annual loss of 649 million euros ($768 million) for the year ending September, due mainly to a one-off charge related to the sale of Brazilian...

Millions at risk in 'forgotten' Ukraine crisis: aid groups

22 November 2017 | 0 comments

The "forgotten" humanitarian crisis in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine threatens millions as harsh winter weather sets in, aid groups warned on Wednesday.Action Against Hunger, Doctors of the World and...

Euro summit still on despite German crisis: Tusk

22 November 2017 | 0 comments

EU leaders will meet as planned next month to discuss reforms to the euro despite the crisis in Germany over the collapse of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition talks, EU President Donald Tusk said Wednesday."Just...

Activists taunt AfD politician with mini Holocaust memorial

22 November 2017 | 0 comments

A group of activists on Wednesday unveiled a replica of Berlin's Holocaust Memorial secretly erected outside the home of a far-right AfD politician who has urged Germany to stop atoning for Nazi guilt.With...

Romanian truck driver admits to murdering German jogger

22 November 2017 | 0 comments

A Romanian truck driver confessed to the murder of a female jogger as his trial opened in Germany Wednesday, after also coming under suspicion for the 2014 killing of a French exchange student in Austria.The...

Germany releases six Syrians suspected of terror plot

22 November 2017 | 0 comments

Six Syrian refugees arrested in Germany on suspicion of preparing a terror attack on behalf of Islamic State were freed Wednesday because of a lack of evidence, a prosecutor said.The suspects, aged 20...

German police recover Lennon items 'stolen by Yoko Ono's driver'

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

Diaries, prescription glasses and a cigarette case are among some 100 items belonging to John Lennon that have been recovered in Berlin after they were allegedly stolen by Yoko Ono's driver in 2006, German...

German crisis 'can't stop' euro reforms: commissioner

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

Germany's political crisis "cannot stop our work" and the EU will push ahead with plans to reform the euro after Brexit, the European Commission's euro chief vowed in an interview on Tuesday.Valdis Dombrovskis,...

Turkey seeks extradition from Germany of 'top coup fugitive'

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

Turkey is to ask German authorities to extradite a top suspect in last year's failed coup who still remains at large, state media said on Tuesday.A request for Adil Oksuz to be extradited from Germany...

Political crisis tarnishes Germany's trademark stability

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

The political crisis in Berlin challenges the idea of "German exceptionalism"as an anchor of democratic stability and a bulwark against a wave of populism, analysts said Tuesday.In the words of Chancellor...

Germany's president: master of diplomacy with cards to end crisis

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, whose role rarely goes beyond ribbon-cutting, has become the man of the hour in the current political crisis, holding the key to a possible compromise or snap...

Chinese human rights lawyers jailed for two years

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer was sentenced to two years in prison for "inciting subversion" on Tuesday, the latest jailing in an intensifying crackdown on rights defenders under newly empowered...



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