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At least 16 injured in German train collision: firefighters

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

At least 16 people were slightly injured Monday when a regional train in southern Germany collided with truck at a crossing, firefighters said.The regional Interrefio-Express train was carrying around...

German police 'not ruling out terror' motive in Cologne hostage-taking

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

German police said Monday they were not eliminating terrorism as a possible motive for a hostage-taking at Cologne central station that left four people injured."The investigation is considering all possibilities...

Germany resumes refugee reunifications from Greece

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

Nearly 200 refugees seeking to join their families in Germany left Greece on Monday, the Greek migration ministry said, reviving a reunification programme that had been stalled since last year.The 177...

Man takes woman hostage in German train station: police

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

German police said an unknown man believed to be armed had taken a woman hostage in a pharmacy inside Cologne's central railway station on Monday."Eye-witnesses reported hearing shots, others spoke of...

German prosecutors raid Opel over diesel allegations

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

French-owned carmaker Opel became the latest household name of the German auto industry to find itself in the spotlight over diesel emissions as authorities raided two factories and filed rigging charges...

Berlin to expel 9/11 accomplice to Morocco: reports

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

Germany will Monday expel to Morocco a convicted Moroccan accomplice in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, media reported.Mounir el Motassadeq was sentenced in January 2007 by a German...

11 injured in Germany as train hits trailer truck

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

Eleven people were slightly injured Monday when a commuter train crashed into a trailer truck in southern Germany, firefighters said.The first emergency calls were placed at 7:47 am (0547 GMT) over the...

Five unexpected things at the Frankfurt book fair

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

As the publishing world recovers from the Frankfurt book fair, here's a look at some of the most memorable and unexpected moments from the annual book lovers' extravaganza, including a protester dressed...

Zimbabwe needs #MeToo moment, says acclaimed author

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

Thirty years after her iconic debut novel, Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga is back with a final look at her heroine's harrowing journey through the Mugabe years, hoping to spark debate about violence...

Merkel coalition faces post mortem on Bavaria poll debacle

15 October 2018 | 0 comments

The three parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's fragile coalition government on Monday were facing up to an election debacle in the southern state of Bavaria.The Christian Social Union (CSU) from...

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic

14 October 2018 | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on the oil-rich kingdom over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the Riyadh stock market plunged on growing...

London, Paris, Berlin demand 'credible' Khashoggi probe

14 October 2018 | 0 comments

Britain, France and Germany insisted Sunday that "light must be shed" on the whereabouts of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as they called for a credible investigation into his disappearance.In a joint statement,...

Three killed as light aircraft hits onlookers in Germany

14 October 2018 | 0 comments

Three people were killed and several injured when a light aircraft crashed into a group of onlookers in Germany on Sunday, said media reports citing police.The Cessna hit two adults and a child at an...

Merkel's Bavarian allies suffer historic election losses

14 October 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CSU allies suffered historic losses in Bavaria state elections Sunday, dealing a blow to her fragile three-party coalition government.The Christian Social...

Tens of thousands stage anti-racism march in Berlin

13 October 2018 | 0 comments

Tens of thousands of people marched in Berlin Saturday in a protest against racism amid growing concern over xenophobic incidents in the east of the country.Organisers said at least 242,000 people turned...



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