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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...

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....

After storm, trains resume limited service in Germany

19 January 2018 | 0 comments

Trains on Germany's intercity lines began running early Friday, a day after being suspended as violent gales battered northern Europe, killing at least six people across the country. In the south, the...

German IS rapper killed in airstrike in Syria: monitor

19 January 2018 | 0 comments

A German rapper turned Islamic State fighter who reportedly married the FBI translator hired to spy on him has been killed in an airstrike in Syria, a US-based monitoring group has said.Denis Cuspert,...

Nine dead as huge storms batter Europe

19 January 2018 | 0 comments

Nine people including two firefighters were killed Thursday as violent gales battered northern Europe, snapping air and train links.Germany halted all long-distance rail traffic for at least a day, while...

German lawmakers' football team excludes 'hooligan' AfD MP

18 January 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's parliamentary football team said Thursday it excluded an AfD MP because of a hooliganism conviction, the latest in a series of controversies surrounding the far-right party.The captain of FC...

German far right in row over Nobel laureate's name

18 January 2018 | 0 comments

Germany's far-right AfD party will decide Friday whether to adopt a think-tank named after Nobel peace laureate Gustav Stresemann, despite anger from the former chancellor's descendants who have threatened...

Iran's central bank claims billions from German stock exchange

18 January 2018 | 0 comments

German stock market operator Deutsche Boerse said Thursday that Iran's central bank had levelled claims for billions of dollars against its Luxembourg subsidiary Clearstream, which blocked the funds after...



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