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Macron, Merkel warn of 'humanitarian risks' in Syria's Idlib

17 August 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced concern Friday about the humanitarian situation in the rebel-held Syrian region of Idlib, which is shaping up be the country's...

Merkel expects tough talks with Putin

17 August 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she expected tough talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday on issues from the Syria and Ukraine conflicts to energy cooperation.But she stressed it was...

Berlin says Athens agrees to take back Greek-registered migrants

17 August 2018 | 0 comments

Germany said Friday it had reached an agreement under which Greece would take back asylum seekers already registered there and voiced optimism about striking a similar deal with Italy.The biggest EU country,...

Fake bomb scare forced plane to make emergency landing on Crete

17 August 2018 | 0 comments

A bomb scare that forced a German passenger jet carrying 250 people to make an emergency landing on the Greek island of Crete was false, local police said Friday. The plane took off from the Egyptian...

Bayer starts Monsanto integration as stock suffers

16 August 2018 | 0 comments

German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer said Thursday that it would begin integrating seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto after a mega-merger, but its stock price was battered by the US firm's...

Bayer presses on with Monsanto integration as stock suffers

16 August 2018 | 0 comments

German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer said Thursday it would finally begin integrating US seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto into its business, after meeting competition authorities' final...

Schumacher not being moved from Switzerland to Mallorca: spokeswoman

16 August 2018 | 0 comments

Ex-Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is not being moved from his home in Switzerland to the Spanish island of Mallorca, a spokeswoman said Thursday, denying a report by a Swiss magazine.Swiss news...

Bayer shares down on reports of new Monsanto legal woes

16 August 2018 | 0 comments

Shares in German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer fell sharply Thursday, on media reports of new legal risks stemming from its acquisition of US seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto.Bayer's share...

Aquarius ship arrives in Malta after migrant-sharing deal

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

The Aquarius rescue ship arrived in Malta on Wednesday after EU countries thrashed out a deal to take in the 141 migrants onboard, defusing another diplomatic standoff in the Mediterranean.Loud cheers...

Aquarius charity vows to sail again, perhaps under German flag

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

The charity running migrant rescue vessel Aquarius vowed Wednesday to sail again as soon as possible in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, if necessary under a German flag.The Aquarius, chartered by French...

Germany paves way for 'third gender' option at birth

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

The German government on Wednesday approved a draft law allowing a third gender option on birth certificates for babies who are not distinctly male or female.In a move described by the justice minister...

European countries reach deal to share Aquarius migrants

14 August 2018 | 0 comments

Five European countries on Tuesday offered to take in the 141 migrants marooned on board the Aquarius rescue vessel after it was given permission to dock in Malta, resolving a new standoff over the charity...

German tourist wounded in Canada shooting returning home

14 August 2018 | 0 comments

A German tourist shot on a highway in western Canada while driving with his family is flying home Tuesday for treatment of his brain injury, a consular official said.Police are still investigating the...

German growth accelerates in second quarter

14 August 2018 | 0 comments

Germany has bounced back from an early 2018 slowdown, official data showed Tuesday, as the pace of growth accelerated despite the rumblings of a trade war that could trip up its export-led economy.Growth...

German investors less gloomy in August

14 August 2018 | 0 comments

Confidence among German investors improved sharply in August as trade tensions with the United States eased, a regular survey showed Tuesday, but their outlook for the coming months remains clouded.The...



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