GOTODAYNEWS.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11, 12:26

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as right-wing extremist

Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The group, which claims to defend European id...

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as right-wing extremist

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Germany: Identitarian movement classified as far-right extremist Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The group, which claims to defend E...
2019-07-11, 07:39

Nearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists now living in Germany Scale of problem revealed as details emerge of suspect in pro-refugee politician’s murderNearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists are living in Germ...
2019-06-18, 11:26

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "righ...
2019-06-18, 08:39

Germany records small uptick in far-right extremist violence Violent crimes motivated by xenophobia rose slightly in Germany last year, the country's domestic intelligence agency has reported. The agency has bee...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Trial opens in Germany of couple in extremist ricin plot A 30-year-old Tunisian and his 43-year-old German wife have gone on trial on charges they were preparing a biological attack in the name of the Islami...
2019-06-07, 07:52

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back o...
2019-06-18, 07:26

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make ...
2019-06-18, 04:13

Ocasio-Cortez sued by rightwing critics for blocking them on Twitter The lawsuits come after a court ruled Donald Trump had violated the constitution by similarly blocking constituents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has built...
2019-07-10, 18:39

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on t...
2019-05-26, 02:52

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump ...
2019-06-14, 12:52

US charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange over classified info The US Justice Department has charged British-held WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with numerous counts of espionage related to the publication of cl...
2019-05-23, 19:39

EU court rules against Skype, says it can be classified as telecoms operator Microsoft's internet phone call and messaging service Skype can be considered a telecoms operator as it offers a paid-for service and has a deal with ...
2019-06-05, 09:00

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Org...
2019-06-06, 16:26

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavi...
2019-05-24, 23:39

Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info in new U.S. indictment The new indictment says Assange conspired with Chelsea Manning to obtain and disclose classified national defence documents, including State Departmen...
2019-05-23, 18:39

20 Ports In Raigad Classified As Sensitive By Navy: Devendra Fadnavis The Indian Navy has dubbed as many as 20 ports in neighbouring Raigad district as "sensitive" from security point of view, the Maharashtra government ...
2019-06-19, 22:00

"Stunning Sight": Wave-Like Cloud Formation Wasn't Classified Until 2017 Paul McCully was having a relatively normal Tuesday in Myrtleford, Australia on June 11. Then he looked up. "It looked like inverted waves moving quic...
2019-06-19, 00:39

Classified Iran briefing becomes heated as Trump team clashes with Democrats A classified Senate briefing on Iranian plots against the United States turned into a tense clash between top U.S. officials and lawmakers frustrated ...
2019-05-22, 10:13

YouTube Is Banning Extremist Videos. Will It Work? YouTube’s hate speech policy now targets videos promoting the superiority of one group over another, or discrimination based on gender, race, or sexua...
2019-06-05, 22:39

US intelligence chiefs shared classified info with tech execs about doing business with China The trade war with China has reached new heights in the past few weeks, as the Trump administration recently announced that US companies will be banne...
2019-05-21, 09:00

Former New York City police commissioner wants Antifa classified as a domestic terror group A former New York City police commissioner said Wednesday that he wants to see Antifa categorized as a domestic terror organization after its members ...
2019-07-05, 11:39

Somalia car bombing leaves 10 dead in extremist attack A local district official told The Associated Press the death toll may rise as fighting continued inside the Asasey Hotel between the extremist gunmen...
2019-07-13, 01:00

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that...
2019-06-04, 03:39

Rand Paul: 'Insiders' say John Brennan lost 'need to know' clearance and access to classified info Sen. Rand Paul said White House "insiders" assured him former CIA Director John Brennan's access to classified information has been cut after it was r...
2019-06-12, 19:39

UN official calls US abortion policy ‘extremist hate’ and ‘torture’ The U.N. deputy high commissioner for human rights, Kate Gilmore, said the increasingly stringent abortion laws and provisions in the U.S. are “deeply...
2019-06-05, 18:39

Somali forces end extremist siege of Kismayo hotel; 26 dead Somali forces Saturday morning ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo as death toll has risen to 26 people, includin...
2019-07-13, 11:52

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broadc...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Islamic extremist attack on Somali hotel leaves 26 dead Islamic extremists blew up the gate of a Somali hotel with a car bomb and took over the building for more than 14 hours, leaving 26 people dead before...
2019-07-13, 20:52

Assange indicted on 18 counts, accused of coordinating with Manning to leak classified national-security docs A federal grand jury returned an 18-count superseding indictment on Thursday charging WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with offenses relating to his a...
2019-05-23, 16:39

Shocking CCTV captured far-right extremist engulfed in fireball as he tried to set synagogue on fire Shocking footage captured the moment a far-right extremist was engulfed in a ball of flames when he set fire to a historic synagogue on a day commemor...
2019-07-05, 19:13

Somali forces end extremist siege of hotel where Americans, other foreigners died An all-night siege by extremist militants at a Somali hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo ended Saturday, but not before 26 people – including ...
2019-07-13, 11:52

Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece's supreme court has ordered lower judges to reconsider his request for a tem...
2019-05-23, 07:39

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on...
2019-06-10, 14:00

Repatriation of extremist fighters and families to Kazakhstan, welcomed by UN rights expert Stressing the need for some Governments to reform their laws and policies on fighting terrorism and extremism, an independent UN human rights expert w...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Alleged extremist tortured in Mali, lawyer tells Hague court A defense lawyer for an alleged jihadist leader from Mali has accused International Criminal Court prosecutors of ignoring claims that her client was ...
2019-07-08, 11:26

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-gover...
2019-06-15, 19:39

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and...
2019-05-22, 09:39

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to NATO's defense spending target. He also said t...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from dissem...
2019-07-10, 16:00

What youth movement? The Big Three still dominate at Wimbledon The tennis world keeps wondering when a generation of young stars will unseat Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It won't be this year at...
2019-07-11, 12:13

What Is Antifa? Explaining the Movement to Confront the Far Right The assault of a conservative journalist in Portland, Ore., over the weekend has brought renewed attention to anti-fascist protesters, whom he blamed ...
2019-07-02, 20:52

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the l...
2019-07-15, 18:13

Mata's 'Common Goal' movement reaches 100 signatories A hundred players and managers have signed up for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata's Common Goal cause, with Australia women's players Aivi Luik...
2019-05-30, 04:52

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the wor...
2019-06-04, 21:00

Deepika Padukone Lends Her Support To #AllSleepMatters Movement Deepika Padukone has put forward a sentiment that is sure to strike a chord with many. The Bollywood star took to Instagram on Tuesday to talk about a...
2019-06-04, 10:13

Trump, Duda announce movement of 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda celebrated a new military cooperation agreement Wednesday with a flyover of U.S. F-35 fighter...
2019-06-13, 01:13

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement's mistakes, passion Wu'er Kaixi was among the most outspoken of the student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, famously reproaching then-Pre...
2019-05-31, 03:39

Yellow brick road: Lib Dem Jo Swinson wants to lead a new movement As her party's popularity soars, the Jo Swinson tells Susannah Butter about unity, introducing proxy voting and why taking her baby into Parliament is...
2019-06-07, 09:39

Tiananmen veterans look back on movement’s mistakes, passion One of the most outspoken student leaders during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests is now more circumspect but remains just as harsh a ...
2019-05-31, 00:00

Rallies in all 50 states aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that ma...
2019-05-21, 09:52

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have embold...
2019-06-14, 07:00

The socially responsible investing movement is hot and there are no signs of it cooling off Socially responsible investing has exploded across the globe and interest in it has never been higher. But there is a real chance the business and fin...
2019-05-21, 08:52

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scie...
2019-07-01, 08:26

#MeToo Movement Takes On the Big Mac of Sexual Harassment Claims A group of 10 women who worked for McDonald’s restaurants in nine different U.S. cities, including four teenagers, on Tuesday filed federal sexual har...
2019-05-21, 22:39

Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about directio...
2019-07-01, 20:00

| Sudan protesters hold night gatherings to rekindle movement As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement...
2019-06-22, 08:39

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana,...
2019-06-27, 17:52

Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their tel...
2019-06-17, 11:26

30 years after Tiananmen – Is China's pro-democracy movement losing steam? Many pro-democracy activists fled China after the Tiananmen massacre, but they continue to support dissidents from abroad. With Beijing intensifying i...
2019-06-03, 11:13

Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocke...
2019-06-04, 15:26

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social medi...
2019-06-17, 05:26

Pioneering surgery brings movement back to paralysed hands Melbourne-based Natasha van Zyl has treated 13 young adults with nerve transfer surgeryThirteen young adults who were paralysed in sporting or traffic...
2019-07-04, 21:39

Pashtun movement leader: 'Pakistani army is afraid of our popularity' The Pakistani military is facing immense opposition in the restive northwestern region — not from the Taliban, but rather a popular anti-war Pashtun m...
2019-06-05, 18:26

Lakshadweep Reviews Security Over Reports Of Movement Of ISIS Terrorists The Lakshadweep administration Tuesday held a multi-agency security review meeting following intelligence reports that a boat carrying 15 ISIS terrori...
2019-05-28, 15:26

Italy’s Fading Five Star Movement Puts Its Leader on the Block With support for the party cratering, its political leader, Luigi Di Maio, survived a confidence vote. The movement’s prospects, however, are far from...
2019-05-30, 17:26

Mahatma Gandhi Was Spiritual Leader Of US Non-Violence Movement: Pelosi Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader of America's non-violence movement, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said as she de...
2019-07-11, 18:39

I tried out a vegetarian diet for 21 days. Here's what I learnt about the growing meatless movement. Meatless alternatives are on the rise, fueled by startups and companies. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi tried out 21 days as a vegetarian and explores wheth...
2019-06-19, 23:39

Son of Hamas leader calls the militant movement a ‘racist terror organization’ Suheib Yousef caused an uproar in Palestinian society when he told an Israeli news channel of his disillusionment with the group’s corruption and his ...
2019-07-04, 18:26

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldr...
2019-06-10, 12:39

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activist...
2019-06-04, 14:39

Matt Gaetz: Trump's 'Keep America Great' campaign an 'inclusive movement' President Trump's campaign is an inclusive venture that seeks to unite Americans in favor of economic prosperity, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
2019-06-18, 23:13

New Video Inspired by Madonna’s ‘I Rise’ Captures Global Protest Movement “Freedom,” sings Madonna, “is what you choose to do with what’s been done to you.” This lyric from the artist’s ne...
2019-06-19, 15:01

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldr...
2019-06-10, 03:39

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers h...
2019-05-22, 12:13

Indian-Origin Pioneer Of Islamic Movement In South Africa Dies At 81 Shawkat Ali Thokan, an Indian-origin man considered the pioneer of the Islamic movement in South Africa, died on Wednesday following a lengthy illness...
2019-06-20, 23:13

Tyson Fury shows off incredible head movement during Tom Schwarz fight Tyson Fury defeated Tom Schwarz via technical knockout in the second round Saturday night to stay the world’s lineal heavyweight champion and remain u...
2019-06-17, 14:39

Toy Story 2 casting couch 'blooper' deleted by Disney after #MeToo movement Now removed scene features Stinky Pete behaving in an inappropriate way with Barbie dollsA fake blooper scene from Toy Story 2 featuring a “casting co...
2019-07-03, 07:26

From Hollywood to Seoul: How the #MeToo movement is upending Asian entertainment industries Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have ended entertainment. &#...
2019-07-17, 14:13

Rep. John Lewis says Trump's message in 2016 'arrested' the movement toward goodness, openness Rep. John Lewis said Monday that President Trump’s election in 2016 “arrested” the movement for positive change and the president of felling “at home”...
2019-05-28, 12:39

Final Wheel Movement Decided Controversial Penalty That Undid Ferrari's F1 Win: Report The Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday began as a welcome break from the norm in Formula One, with a car finally giving Mercedes, which has won every race...
2019-06-10, 19:26

Airlines scramble to overcome polluter stigma as 'flight shame' movement grows In Lorna Greenwood's London home, there is a shelf lined with travel guides. But the 32-year-old mother and former government employment lawyer has gi...
2019-06-03, 14:39

Japanese women petition against high heels at work, with #KuToo movement going viral A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #K...
2019-06-04, 05:26

NYPD Apologizes for 1969 Stonewall Inn Raid That Sparked Modern Gay Pride Movement New York City’s police commissioner apologized Thursday for the “discriminatory and oppressive” police raid 50 years ago on the Stonewall Inn that ins...
2019-06-06, 19:26

Umbrella Movement leader joins Hong Kong protests after jail time A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversia...
2019-06-17, 08:13

New York leads Pride parades as LGBTQ activists debate state of movement Two marches in Manhattan, many more around USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersNew York’s massive LGBTQ Pride march kicked off ...
2019-06-30, 14:39

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of th...
2019-06-07, 06:26

Angry Core of Hong Kong Protesters Storms Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about directio...
2019-07-01, 15:52

All hail Theresa May, reluctant hero of the Scottish independence movement | Kevin McKenna With Brexit and Boris Johnson playing badly north of the border, the PM’s legacy could be a break-up of the unionThe problem with legacies and the obs...
2019-07-05, 13:01

New Green MP Paul Manly denies links to 9/11 truther movement after comments resurface Green Party MP-elect Paul Manly openly questioned the "corporate media's" coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during two podcast appearances before...
2019-05-26, 21:52

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't wan...
2019-06-13, 16:52

NYPD apologizes for 1969 Stonewall raid that birthed modern LGBT rights movement New York City's police commissioner apologized Thursday for the June 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar, an event widely cited as the beginning of...
2019-06-06, 19:13

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LG...
2019-06-08, 19:13

“Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence HONG KONG (AP) — “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence. The ...
2019-06-16, 23:13

Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Is Suing a Blogger in an Effort to Push Back Against the ‘Free Britney’ Movement LOS ANGELES (AP) — The conservatorship that oversees Britney Spears’ personal life and career sued the creator of a blog devoted to the po...
2019-06-27, 15:13

Hong Kong pro-democracy movement — going from strength to strength An extradition bill has recently sparked mass protests in Hong Kong. The bill has been stalled, but the citizens want it scrapped and Chief Executive ...
2019-06-21, 11:52

CBOE TO LAUNCH S&P 500 ANNUAL DIVIDEND INDEX OPTIONS ON MAY 25:Aimed at Customers Accustomed to Viewing Dividend Movement Over Entire Year CHICAGO, IL, May 13, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced plans to begin trading options on the S&P 500® Annual Dividend I...
2019-05-23, 21:00

This Isn't The Best Germany Ever, But They Can Still Beat Anyone For a normal national team, Germany’s recent run of relative success would be cause for celebration: quarterfinalists at both the 2017 Euros and 2011 ...
2019-06-05, 17:13

Germany looking for more after easing into last eight Germany maintained their perfect women's World Cup record by reaching the quarter-finals with another solid performance in a 3-0 win over Nigeria on S...
2019-06-22, 21:26

Germany without Marozsan because of a broken toe Germany will be without Dzsenifer Marozsan for the rest of the group stage at the Women's World Cup because of a broken toe    &#...
2019-06-11, 13:26

Germany's 16 states: Thuringia Be it Wartburg or Weimar, Goethe or Gropius — he legacy of famous Germans leads to Thuringia. In 2019, the Bauhaus will be the main focus. The school ...
2019-06-05, 06:52

Germany's DAX: 2 Stunning Charts You Won't See Elsewhere The 30 largest stocks of Europe's biggest economy are "dramatically outperforming the rest of Europe," goes a common opinion today. So, is there anyth...
2019-06-07, 18:52

Germany's most beautiful places Germany has been center stage through much of world history. Today, travelers head to the fascinating city of Berlin to get a firsthand look at remnan...
2019-07-11, 12:26

Germany to buy three new Bombardier jets Germany's government will buy three new Bombardier jets this year, RND newspapers reported on Tuesday, adding that the deal would have a volume of 240...
2019-06-18, 19:26

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall an...
2019-06-19, 06:13

Germany's Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs Siemens has announced massive job cuts in its power generation division as it seeks to make cost savings. The industrial giant is undertaking a major ...
2019-06-18, 19:52

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Iran...
2019-05-23, 14:26

What Do Germany Have To Do To Get Anyone At Home To Pay Attention? BERLIN — “We play for a nation that doesn’t even know our name.” So begins a video released last month by the German national women’s soccer team, rig...
2019-06-13, 17:13

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear dea...
2019-06-08, 20:13

Opinion: Why Germany beats the pessimists While investors from all over the world seek their fortunes in Germany, the prophets of doom are talking down Europe's biggest economy. Facts and fear...
2019-06-07, 08:13

1,000-year-old sarcophagus opened in Germany Archaeologists have exhumed a 1,000-year-old sarcophagus in the German city of Mainz, uncovering the decomposed remains of what could be a former Arch...
2019-06-07, 08:13

Germany: Conflict in AfD pulling party to the right In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist w...
2019-07-07, 15:13

Is socialism the future for Germany's ailing SPD? The Social Democrats are struggling for relevance after a decadelong crisis of faith. DW's Austin Davis traveled to Munich to see whether socialism co...
2019-07-08, 19:52

Germany Is Wrong About Nuclear Power Volkswagen’s boss is right to criticize his country’s decision to privilege coal over atomic power. Berlin is a long way from hitting its climate targ...
2019-06-04, 07:52

Germany's 'gay' Paragraph 175 abolished 25 years ago When Paragraph 175 of the German Penal Code was abolished 25 years ago, homosexuality ceased to be separately regulated. DW takes a look back at a his...
2019-06-11, 09:39

Kids in Germany to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star c...
2019-06-07, 08:13

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN S...
2019-06-03, 18:13

Germany: Gay conversion 'therapy' ban presented "Homosexuality is not a disease and does not require treatment," said Health Minister Jens Spahn. There are believed to be about 1,000 cases in German...
2019-06-11, 06:13

Swimmer in Germany says he drowned dog in self defense BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Polic...
2019-06-07, 10:00

For Europe, There's an Upside to Germany's Slowdown Germany’s economic slowdown, though no doubt bad for Europe in the short term, could be helpful over a longer period by easing a rift between the regi...
2019-07-07, 10:26

Germany: Trio convicted of killing gay man Three intoxicated men, aged 22 to 26, have been sentenced for beating a gay man to death in a railroad yard in Chemnitz last year. The prosecution sai...
2019-06-07, 22:13

Lagarde's First Job as ECB Boss: Sway Germany Christine Lagarde may be world renowned as head of the IMF, but her first big challenge as European Central Bank president would be to win over skepti...
2019-07-04, 12:52

Opinion: The US and Germany — an everyday estrangement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just been to Berlin. The composed diplomatic courtesy shows just how far Germany and the US have drifted apart, ...
2019-05-31, 16:26

Germany's 16 states: Lower Saxony Whether hiking in the mudflats of the North Sea coast or horse riding in the Lüneburger Heide heath- Niedersachsen is considered a top holiday destina...
2019-07-17, 04:52

Who disarms Germany's WWII bombs? Defusing bombs dropped over Germany during World War II is Horst Lenz's calling. He is summoned around 1,000 times a year to clear explosive devices. ...
2019-07-03, 11:52

Germany's conservatives divided on how to cope with far-right AfD Two politicians in Angela Merkel's CDU have drawn their bosses' anger for suggesting their voters share goals with the AfD. The conservative party rem...
2019-06-21, 13:52

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Chancellor Merkel and Emmanuel Macron arrived at an EU leaders' summit in Brussels already at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commis...
2019-05-28, 14:39

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for...
2019-06-14, 19:26

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a ...
2019-05-24, 12:39

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented him...
2019-06-16, 15:52

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live o...
2019-05-27, 10:39

Academic upgrade for Germany's spies Germany has set up a special degree program to build up its national intelligence community. But it's only open to a select few — thoroughly vetted — ...
2019-07-13, 19:00

Opinion: The significance of Germany's constitution Most Germans greatly value their constitution, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its...
2019-05-23, 05:52

The future of youth football in Germany German football has an issue at youth level. Next week, a decision will be made on the reforms that could be suggested. There is an approach that coul...
2019-06-17, 18:26

Film dubbing as high art in Germany Last night’s German Dubbing Awards ceremony honored the star voices behind foreign films dubbed into German. But what makes a nation full of polyglots...
2019-05-24, 12:39

Opinion: The significance of Germany's Basic Law Most Germans greatly value their Basic Law, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its de...
2019-05-23, 12:26

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German soc...
2019-05-31, 05:00

Next-generation Porsche 911 dazzles in Germany Porsche showed off their latest generation 911 Carrera range at a drive event in Germany. These next-gen models draw heavy inspiration from classic 91...
2019-06-21, 12:13

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Germany gets another 1-0 win at World Cup, beating Spain VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — Germany is finding it far from easy going at the World Cup. Against a skillful Spain, the two-time world champions relied ...
2019-06-12, 16:00

Germany sweats through hottest June day ever An intense heat wave in Germany has pushed the temperatures soaring to a record 38.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities placed a speed limit on...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Germany's 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein White sandy beaches, red-white lighthouses and a constant steady breeze shape the coasts of Schleswig-Holstein. The federal state in the far north off...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Lagarde's First Job as ECB Boss: Charming Germany Christine Lagarde may be world renowned as head of the IMF, but her first big challenge as European Central Bank president would be to win over skepti...
2019-07-04, 07:39

Polish hotel cancels on Germany's far-right AfD The right-wing populist party has threatened legal action against the Radisson Blue in Szczecin. The meeting had been booked in Poland after the AfD w...
2019-06-28, 15:13

Germany: Rare red panda cub born in Halle Zoo officials in the eastern German city of Halle (Saale) announced Sunday that a red panda cub was born in a protected litter box earlier this month....
2019-06-30, 07:00

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why i...
2019-07-05, 14:52

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said s...
2019-06-27, 20:13

U21 Euros: Germany win thriller to reach final Germany overcame a flurry of intense transition football from a talented Romania team to book their spot in the U21 Euro final. In the other semifinal...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Germany military helicopter crashes near Hanover One of the pilots was killed, the German Defense Ministry said in a statement. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, p...
2019-07-01, 13:01

Germany's Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholders...
2019-06-23, 07:01

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed t...
2019-06-22, 04:13

Germany Scorned Air Conditioning---Then Came the Heat Wave America’s fondness for artificially chilled air was long viewed as wasteful, unnatural and wimpy, but record temperatures have some Germans rethinking...
2019-06-30, 15:26

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threatene...
2019-06-19, 20:26

Germany debates stepping up active cyberoperations The recent US cyberattack against Iranian weapons systems is just the latest example of how conflicts are spilling into the virtual sphere. Germany, h...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Retracing Germany's tragic Kindertransport, 80 years later Just months before the outbreak of the Second World War, 10,000 mostly Jewish children were granted refuge in England. Eighty years later, survivors a...
2019-07-09, 15:00

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is...
2019-06-08, 13:13

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with econom...
2019-06-28, 08:39

100 caps and opener for Popp as Germany marches on Alexandra Popp celebrated her 100th appearance for Germany with the opening goal for the two-time world champion in its comfortable 3-0 win over Niger...
2019-06-22, 15:52

Gynecologists in Germany fined for abortion advertising BERLIN (AP) — A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules...
2019-06-14, 09:26

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition' ...
2019-06-09, 11:52

EURO 2020 qualifying: Germany get the job done in Belarus Germany make it two wins from two in EURO 2020 qualifying Group C. In the first competitive meeting between the two nations, Germany were better and c...
2019-06-08, 18:13

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spo...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. I...
2019-07-05, 02:39

Germany playmaker Dzsenifer Marozsan out with broken toe Germany are to be without key midfielder Dzenifer Marozsan for at least the rest of the group stage at the Women's World Cup in France. Marozan suffer...
2019-06-11, 07:13

Toxic caterpillar infestation plagues Germany Armed with flame torches and special vacuum cleaners, towns across Germany are trying to fight back against a plague of oak processionary caterpillars...
2019-07-04, 08:52

Copies of Quran ripped up at mosque in Germany BERLIN (AP) — The German government is condemning an incident in which around 50 copies of the Quran were damaged at a mosque. Police say that one or ...
2019-06-12, 10:00

Trump may move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland President Trump said Wednesday that the US might move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland — but balked when asked if a new military facility in the Ba...
2019-06-12, 15:52

Germany's first 5G network launched by Deutsche Telekom Germany's largest telecom company has launched the country's first 5G network, but for now it only works in two cities and with a €900 smartphone. By ...
2019-07-04, 08:52

That's not Stuttgart! Germany's AfD red-faced over Israeli brawl mix-up A German far-right party was accused on Thursday of attempting to fan racial hatred by using a video of a brawl it suggested involved migrants at a wa...
2019-07-04, 13:39

Germany's Angelique Kerber knocked out of Wimbledon American Lauren Davis scored a shocking win over defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber, eliminating her from the UK tournament. Kerber is rank...
2019-07-04, 13:00

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked do...
2019-07-04, 05:00

About 20 people injured in thunderstorms in eastern Germany BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say that about 20 people have been injured in eastern Germany by gusty winds and thunderstorms. German news agency dpa repor...
2019-06-13, 03:13

Germany debates World War II memorial for Poland Supporters and critics of a Berlin memorial to commemorate Polish victims of World War II debate how to honor those killed by the Nazi regime. Some qu...
2019-07-03, 20:00

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Naz...
2019-07-05, 14:52

Germany beats Belarus without coach Loew BORISOV, Belarus (AP) — Germany brushed off the absence of coach Joachim Loew to beat Belarus 2-0 on Saturday in European Championship qualifying, but...
2019-06-08, 18:26

Germany’s imam quandary: Educate, don’t import Ending foreign influence on Muslim religious leaders' education is a long-term goal for the German government. A new study might lead the way for trai...
2019-06-18, 07:13

Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa Germany sealed top spot in Group B as they eased past South Africa with a 4-0 Women’s World Cup victory in Montpellier on Monday.Following 1-0 wins in...
2019-06-17, 18:26

Sane, Reus seal Germany win over Belarus "Germany eased past hosts Belarus 2-0 with goals from Leroy Sane and Marco Reus on Saturday to make it two wins from their first two Euro 2020 Group C...
2019-06-08, 22:01

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platfo...
2019-07-02, 10:00

George Soros to target far-right in eastern Germany George Soros's Open Society Foundation is gearing up to battle hate and the far-right in eastern Germany. The Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) is pre...
2019-06-22, 04:13

Germany's 16 states: North Rhine-Westphalia A cosmopolitan approach to life in Cologne, industrial heritage in the Ruhr region, open countryside in Westphalia: North Rhine-Westphalia is a state ...
2019-07-03, 04:39

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will hav...
2019-06-13, 03:39

Tips for apartment hunting and moving in Germany Roughly 8 million Germans move house every year. So what's it like? DW's Cristina Burack shares some quirks of finding a new place to live in Germany,...
2019-06-12, 07:52

Kids in Germany called on to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star c...
2019-06-07, 06:26

Germany squad omits Mario Götze again Mario Götze's improved form late in the season for Dortmund has not caught Joachim Löw's eye. The Germany coach is looking to other attacking options,...
2019-05-22, 14:00

Germany's von der Leyen supports Brexit extension Ursula von der Leyen has tried to sway socialists and liberals on a possible Brexit delay. She also confirmed she will step down as German defense min...
2019-07-15, 14:39

Europe says Spain’s economy is doing better than Germany’s. That’s absurd. The nonsense idea that Spain’s economy doesn’t need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able to convince them...
2019-05-21, 08:32

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel's...
2019-07-17, 11:13

3 Mosques Across Germany Evacuated Over Bomb Threats At least three mosques across Germany were evacuated on Thursday after receiving bomb threats through e-mails, prompting the police to beef up securit...
2019-07-12, 05:13

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say th...
2019-05-29, 23:26

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't b...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Germany: 1,000-year-old sarcophagus opened in Mainz The major archaeological find left researchers and German church officials feeling "like Indiana Jones." But with the rush of fresh air threatening to...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Islamophobic attacks in Germany sharply decline A parliamentary inquiry has found that anti-Muslim attacks have been dropping steadily since 2017. However, a Left party lawmaker warned that hatred i...
2019-06-05, 06:52

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political pa...
2019-06-03, 18:13

Opinion: Huawei's 5G plan for Germany is a bad deal China does everything it can to block access to information, particularly from the foreign press. So letting a Chinese firm build Germany's 5G network...
2019-07-09, 15:00

Germany's struggling car industry won't see significant rebound - Ifo Germany's export-oriented car industry will not see a significant recovery from its current slowdown, the chief economist of Germany's Ifo institute s...
2019-05-23, 05:39

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also invo...
2019-06-02, 04:39

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platfo...
2019-07-16, 19:39

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeanor...
2019-07-17, 00:13

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission ...
2019-07-10, 16:26

Opinion: Germany faces turbulent times The resignation of Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles makes early elections in Germany more likely. But both the CDU and the SPD should avoid any ha...
2019-06-02, 10:13

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles quit, with members appalled by pl...
2019-06-03, 08:00

Germany's CDU leader says her party wants to stay in power with SPD Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) want to remain in power with their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition allies, CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer s...
2019-06-03, 08:00

Germany's Selmayr to quit as top EU civil servant Secretary-General Martin Selmayr looks set to quit next week. The German drew rebukes last year over his sudden rise to Commission general secretary a...
2019-07-16, 13:00

Kroos out of Germany squad for European qualifiers BERLIN (AP) — Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for its upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia....
2019-05-22, 08:13

Germany says question of reparations to Greece is settled BERLIN (AP) — The German government is underlining its position that the question of World War II reparations to Greece has been settled, after Athens...
2019-06-05, 08:13

Germany: no layoffs at Volkswagen brand through 2029 BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand’s German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to ...
2019-06-05, 08:13

Jonathan Powell on UK politics and comparisons with Germany Looking at the state of British politics, where politicians are branded “traitors” and judges called “enemies of the people”, with Tony Blair's former...
2019-07-12, 12:26

After shaking episodes, Germany's Merkel says she is fit for work Germany's Angela Merkel said on Friday she was fit to carry on as chancellor after a bout of shaking episodes, and that she hoped to enjoy life after ...
2019-07-19, 06:00

Dumpster diving remains illegal in Germany Justice ministers from Germany's federal states have rejected proposals to legalize taking discarded food from supermarket garbage containers. Million...
2019-06-06, 23:26

Germany honors resisters who tried to assassinate Hitler Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, after decades in which the resistance against the Nazis has grad...
2019-07-19, 03:13

Germany to pay US$11,000 each to Chile Nazi sect victims The scale of the atrocities committed at a fenced-in mountain commune 350 kilometres south of Santiago came to light only after the end of Augusto Pin...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Lea Schüller: The goals to lead Germany to glory Easygoing and dangerous in front of goal: the young striker is the new hope for Germany ahead of the Women's World Cup in France. Can her goals lead G...
2019-06-07, 06:26

Germany is opening an electric highway for trucks Trucks are guzzling ever more diesel, polluting towns and cities and fueling climate change. Germany thinks it may have found the answer by using over...
2019-05-21, 12:39

Sandcastle in Germany sets new world record An international team of artists succeeded in building a sandcastle that is almost a meter higher than the previous record holder. The triumph came tw...
2019-06-06, 05:13

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities...
2019-05-26, 08:52

Pimps of Thai transexuals on trial in Germany The four Thai women and a German man have been charged with forced prostitution, people trafficking, and exploitation. Prosecutors say the gang took 3...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Women's World Cup: South Africa vs. Germany live Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany are out to clinch top spot in Group B as they put their perfect record to the test again...
2019-06-17, 12:26

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency on...
2019-06-17, 11:39

Germany and the Netherlands form a joint military network Networking on the battlefield won't just be limited to communication between units for one country. Germany and the Netherlands have created a j...
2019-06-30, 19:00

Germany seeks 'level playing field' in China The German economy minister has described China as a partner and competitor. He said it is time to establish better trade rules that don't put Europea...
2019-06-19, 05:00

Germany: 670 kilograms of heroin seized at Polish border German authorities have seized a record amount of smuggled heroin at the German-Polish border. The drugs were said to be worth upwards of €50 million ...
2019-06-19, 05:00

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend f...
2019-05-26, 14:00

Spain beat Germany 2-1 to claim Euro under-21 title "A slick Spain side took their revenge on Germany as they lifted the European Under-21 Championship title with a 2-1 win thanks to goals from Fabian R...
2019-06-30, 17:26

France and Germany eye Lagarde for ECB and Von der Leyen for EC president: sources German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen may end up as European Commission President while IMF head Christine Lagarde may become new president of ...
2019-07-02, 10:00

EURO Under-21 Final: Germany 0-2 Spain live blog Germany's European title defense is on the rocks with four-time winners Spain doubling their lead in a rerun of the 2017 EURO Under-21 final. Follow D...
2019-06-30, 16:26

Germany eases curbs on shooting wolves, in nod to farmers Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to loosen tight restrictions on shooting wolves to help tackle the growing threat they pose to livestock after a...
2019-05-22, 14:13

Spain U21 v Germany U21: European Championship final – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the action in Udine, kick-off 7.45pmGermany and Spain set up rematch with comeback winsAny comments? You can email John | ...
2019-06-30, 16:00

WTA roundup: Putintseva rallies to reach quarters in Germany Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan saved three set points in the first set and went on to defeat Mona Bathel 7-6 (8), 6-1 on Wednesday to reach...
2019-05-22, 18:26

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort...
2019-05-26, 07:13

Vodafone launches 5G in Germany, challenges D.Telekom on price Vodafone said on Tuesday it was launching 5G services in Germany, taking on Deutsche Telekom by offering cheaper deals and reaching more cities than t...
2019-07-16, 10:26

Germany keen to strengthen relations with Latin America German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has told DW that he wants to boost ties with countries in Latin America. His comments come ahead of a Latin America...
2019-05-24, 12:39

The Latest: Germany's Merkel blames dehydration for shaking The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with...
2019-06-18, 09:52

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she rece...
2019-06-18, 09:52

Germany's AKK travels to Israel in first overseas visit as CDU leader In her first trip outside of Europe as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer defended the Iran nuclear deal at a security conference in Israel. She...
2019-07-01, 13:01

EU court declares Germany’s highway tolls illegal BERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Justice has ruled that highway tolls in Germany are illegal because they unfairly penalize drivers from other Euro...
2019-06-18, 05:39

Germany says there is 'strong evidence' Iran behind tanker attacks Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is "strong evidence" Iran carried out attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The EU and Germany said the ...
2019-06-18, 10:13

Germany extends 1.2 bln euro electric car bonus to 2020 Germany will extend for another year a bonus scheme to encourage people to buy electric cars, Die Welt newspaper reported on Thursday, another sign of...
2019-05-30, 13:00

In Germany's smallest state, traditional politics is in tatters The demise of the centre-left SPD in Bremen could herald bigger changes nationwideA bronze statue outside Bremen town hall reminds visitors this north...
2019-05-23, 11:13

Germany needs to ease rules to hit 2030 renewables target Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet ...
2019-06-18, 11:52

Germany mulls requests to host Sea-Watch migrants Dozens of cities, including Berlin and Rottenburg, have offered to take in migrants rescued in the Mediterranean. But German authorities have said res...
2019-06-18, 04:39

Germany approved for $401M buy of Patriot missiles, parts The U.S. State Department on Friday notified Congress it has approved the sale of PAC-3 MSE, an upgraded version of the missiles, as well as associate...
2019-07-15, 11:13

Germany: Police find newborn baby in garbage The child was close to death after being discovered wrapped in towels in a trash sack. Police said the mother had disposed of the newborn shortly afte...
2019-06-17, 18:26

Cannot Advise Jews To Wear Kippah Everywhere In Germany: Official Germany's government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of ri...
2019-05-25, 23:52

The Latest: Germany: Migrant ship captain should be released ROME (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local): 12 p.m. Germany’s foreign minister says the captain of a migrant rescue ...
2019-07-01, 08:39

Germany: Leading politicians call for a 'European Islam' Everyday measures are key to preserving the European way life, say Germany's health minister and the premier of Schleswig-Holstein state. Jens Spahn a...
2019-05-23, 05:52

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, l...
2019-07-14, 19:39

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse th...
2019-07-01, 13:01

Germany's von der Leyen voted new European Commission president German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had faced an uphill battle as a compromise candidate. She won by a slim majority, with 383 out of 747 vot...
2019-07-16, 13:52

Daimler to recall 60,000 Mercedes diesels in Germany over emissions Daimler must recall 60,000 Mercedes diesel cars in Germany after regulators found that they were fitted with software aimed at distorting emissions te...
2019-06-22, 12:26

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is the...
2019-07-02, 07:39

Former VW C.E.O. Martin Winterkorn Is Charged by Germany in Diesel Scheme Prosecutors in Germany connected the charges against Martin Winterkorn and four other managers to events that ran from 2006, when the diesel scandal w...
2019-05-21, 13:39

Women's World Cup: Germany sweep Nigeria aside to reach last 8 Germany are still yet to concede a goal at the World Cup, having become the first team through to the last eight. There was VAR controversy again but ...
2019-06-22, 14:39

Germany toughens citizenship laws for terrorists and polygamists The German parliament has revised the Nationality Act to make it tougher on those joining foreign terrorist groups, polygamists and naturalized citize...
2019-06-28, 05:13

Germany 3-0 Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019, last 16 - as it happened Germany became the first team to reach the quarters after seeing off spirited Nigeria ... with a little help from VAR. 6.33pm BST Germany were deserve...
2019-06-22, 15:13

Women's World Cup: Germany must be wary of Sweden in the quarterfinals Sweden beat Canada in Paris to set up a Women's World Cup quarterfinal clash against Germany. Three things stood out from Sweden's round of 16 win tha...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Organ donation: Germany debates how to get people on the list Though most Germans are willing to donate their organs after death, few take the steps necessary to do so. Now lawmakers are debating ways to get more...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Germany relinquishing thousands of Kafka confidant’s papers BERLIN — German authorities are handing over to Israel a trove of 5,000 documents kept by a confidant of Franz Kafka. The papers include a postcard fr...
2019-05-21, 10:26

Germany returning Stone Cross artifact to Namibia A Berlin museum said it is returning the Stone Cross of Cape Cross, a key cultural artifact, to Namibia. The cross, placed on Namibia's coast by Portu...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Germany: Thieves steal entire field of strawberries Thieves have plundered a strawberry field in southwestern Germany almost entirely of its harvest. A similar incident a year ago led to pilfered fruit ...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the ...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Germany loses track of 160 'Islamic State' supporters About 1,000 Germans traveled to the Middle East to join the 'Islamic State' after 2013. A third of them have since returned to Germany. Some died on t...
2019-06-23, 08:00

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were h...
2019-06-23, 14:39

Germany: Merkel’s partners mull how to choose new leader BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that cou...
2019-06-24, 03:13

Germany's Merkel seen shaking for second time this month, but heads to G20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but ...
2019-06-27, 14:13

Germany’s Merkel criticizes Trump comments on congresswomen German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to ...
2019-07-19, 06:52

Germany to return painting stolen by Nazis to Italy BERLIN (AP) — German says it will return to Italy a painting by Dutch artist Jan van Huysum that was stolen by Nazi troops during World War II. The go...
2019-06-29, 11:00

Thousands join climate protests in western Germany HOCHNEUKIRCH, Germany (AP) — Thousands have joined climate protests in the western German village of Hochneukirch near one of the country’s bigg...
2019-06-22, 11:13

Women's World Cup: Germany vs Sweden live build-up Germany are one game away from a World Cup semifinal against either Italy or the Netherlands. Martina Voss-Tecklenburg's side has impressed, but can t...
2019-06-29, 12:13

EURO Under-21 Final: Germany 0-1 Spain live blog Germany's European title defense is on the rocks after conceding early against four-time winners Spain in a rerun of the 2017 EURO Under-21 final, whi...
2019-06-30, 15:26

Germany's Merkel hails her ally's move to Brussels German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated her long-standing ally Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday on being confirmed as European Commission preside...
2019-07-16, 14:26

The Latest: Macron: EU summit not France vs Germany contest BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU summit on the candidates for the bloc’s top jobs (all times local): 2:45 p.m. French President Emmanuel Mac...
2019-06-20, 10:00

Germany's navy to commemorate the scuttling at Scapa Flow The sinking of Germany's captive Imperial Navy off a Scottish island in 1919 marked the death of the Kaiser's Reich. The event is being commemorated b...
2019-06-20, 17:00

Germany deports teenage Afghan convicted in assaults BERLIN (AP) — Germany has deported an 18-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker who was recently convicted over a string of assaults that prompted a public out...
2019-05-22, 08:13

Could violators of Germany's constitution forfeit basic rights? The former secretary-general of Angela Merkel's conservatives wants enemies of the constitution to forfeit important basic rights, citing Article 18 o...
2019-06-21, 00:00

Thousands expected at climate rally in western Germany BERLIN (AP) — Students from more than a dozen European countries are expected to join a demonstration Friday urging governments to take bolder action ...
2019-06-21, 06:00

Women's World Cup: Germany knocked out after losing to Sweden Despite taking the lead in their quarterfinal against Sweden, Germany's World Cup tournament came to an end. Sweden executed a brilliant matchplan to ...
2019-06-29, 16:52

Opinion: Disappointment and hope in Germany's World Cup exit Germany are out of the Women's World Cup. DW's Jonathan Harding thinks that although the defeat was deserved and the manner of the exit was disappoint...
2019-06-29, 16:52

Germany pressures Huawei to meet security requirements German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier, on a visit to China, told Huawei's CEO that all operators must fulfill security requirements. Germany has stoo...
2019-06-21, 10:39

Germany: Moroccan man accused of spitting at, insulting Jews BERLIN (AP) — German police say they temporarily detained a Moroccan man who is accused of threatening, insulting and spitting at two Jews in the nort...
2019-06-21, 10:52

Germany charges woman over IS ties, suicide belt BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors say they have filed charges against a German woman accused of belonging to the Islamic State group and attempting to sell a ...
2019-05-22, 07:13

Sweden upset Germany to reach World Cup semis Sweden ended Germany's hopes of a third women's World Cup win, coming from behind for a surprise 2-1 quarter-final victory on Saturday thanks to goals...
2019-06-29, 16:52

Germany wary as Istanbul votes under shadow of Erdogan As the re-run elections in Istanbul approaches, Germany — Turkey's top trading partner — has called for fair elections. Why is this election so signif...
2019-06-21, 13:52

Does renewables pioneer Germany risk running out of power? Germany, a poster child for responsible energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may st...
2019-07-18, 03:00

Surprising Sweden ousts Germany at the Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden surprised Germany with a 2-1 quarterfin...
2019-06-29, 15:13

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhage...
2019-05-21, 18:13

Wolves are spreading in Germany by moving into military land Wolves have returned to Germany. The animals seem to be spreading by moving between military training grounds, preferring these to protected natural a...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Germany commits to ensuring security for Jews with skullcaps Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman has stressed Germany’s responsibility to ensure security for all Jews wearing skullcaps anywhere in the country w...
2019-05-27, 07:39

Germany's Deutsche Bank To Cut 18,000 Jobs In Major Overhaul The overhaul, one of several over the past few years, signals that Deutsche is coming to terms with its failure to keep pace with Wall Street's big hi...
2019-07-08, 00:00

Live Euro 2020 qualifier: Germany vs. Estonia Can Germany maintain their 100 percent record in European Championship qualifying and make it three wins from three? Follow all the build-up and live ...
2019-06-11, 13:39

Germany's Marozsan ruled out for World Cup group phase German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women's World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win ...
2019-06-11, 13:26

Germany: Cleric battles to exonerate innocent 'witches' A retired pastor is urging German cities to rehabilitate 25,000 people executed long ago. With "witch" persecution still rife in parts of the world an...
2019-06-11, 10:26

Trio to provisionally lead Germany's Social Democrats Three SPD politicians, including two state premiers, are set to provisionally lead the party after Andrea Nahles announced her resignation. When the p...
2019-06-03, 11:13

Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks The German chancellor was seen slightly shaking while greeting Finland's prime minister in Berlin. It's the third time in recent weeks that this has b...
2019-07-10, 07:52

Merkel says international corporate tax situation unfavorable for Germany The international corporate taxation landscape has changed to Germany's disadvantage recently, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that h...
2019-06-04, 05:39

Heiko Maas in Tehran: Why Germany can't concede too much to Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has held talks with his Iranian counterpart, Javad Zarif, in Tehran, in a bid to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf....
2019-06-10, 17:00

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in Londo...
2019-06-10, 17:00

Factbox: From Marx to Nahles: The rise and fall of Germany's SPD Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD), which helped shape modern Germany under a series of renowned chancellors, is facing one of the deepest crises...
2019-06-03, 08:00

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threat...
2019-06-04, 07:39

Germany: Hamburg aims to legalize dumpster diving Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants to decriminalize the act ...
2019-05-31, 13:39

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Greens made major gains, l...
2019-06-01, 13:00

Germany unveils aid plan to combat regional inequality German officials have agreed to an investment plan that will target economic and infrastructure disparities around the country. The aim is to strength...
2019-07-10, 17:39

Germany 1-0 Spain: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened A first-half goal from Sara Däbritz gave Germany victory over an impressive Spain side and took them to the verge of the knockout roundsReport: German...
2019-06-12, 15:26

Women's World Cup Live: Germany snatch second slender win Germany moved one step closer to the knockout stages after making it two wins out of two with another gritty performance. Spain provided tough opposit...
2019-06-12, 14:39

'Promise me you'll shoot yourself': Nazi Germany's suicide wave With the Allies closing in and capitulation imminent, thousands of ordinary citizens in Nazi Germany killed themselves in a wave of mass suicides. Flo...
2019-07-04, 08:52

Germany says it will stand in 'full solidarity' with Ireland over Brexit German president echoes Angela Merkel in saying the backstop will not be revisitedGermany will stand fully in “solidarity” with Ireland over Brexit, t...
2019-07-04, 10:52

Germany arrests Kosovo man accused of supporting IS group German authorities have arrested a Kosovo national accused of supporting the Islamic State group by transferring thousands of euros to a fighter and a...
2019-06-12, 12:26

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business in...
2019-06-04, 06:13

No easy options for Germany as SPD crisis shakes coalition The abrupt resignation of the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) after disastrous European and regional elections has thrown the future of the...
2019-06-04, 09:26

Germany v China: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from Rennes, kick-off 2pm BSTNikita Parris: ‘It’s an exciting time for English football’Feel free to email Ben or tweet @Ben...
2019-06-08, 11:00

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled ...
2019-06-06, 06:52

Pool closures turning Germany into 'nation of non-swimmers' Lifeguards warn that more and more people in Germany are unable to swim: A quarter of primary schools no longer offer lessons; a pool closes every fou...
2019-06-07, 16:13

Iran must be persuaded to stick to nuclear deal: Germany Iran must be persuaded to stick to its commitments set by the 2015 nuclear deal, a spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after Teh...
2019-07-08, 08:39

EURO 2020: Germany vs. Belarus LIVE build-up Germany are looking to make it two wins out of two in EURO 2020 qualifying Group C when they travel to Belarus. DW has all the pre-match build-up ahea...
2019-06-07, 16:13

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But w...
2019-06-07, 14:13

From loss to liberation: Germany's evolving postwar attitude When Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the Allies for the D-Day invasion and the "liberation" of Germany in World War II, she might have raised some ey...
2019-06-06, 15:26

Electric scooters rollout off to a bumpy start in Germany Germany is seeing a transportation revolution, as electric scooters win over new riders with their speed and ease. But a spike in accidents involving ...
2019-07-08, 04:52

Police stop far-right band performances in eastern Germany The rock bands had violated the rules set for the concert, according to police in the German state of Thuringia. Far-right groups regularly hold rock ...
2019-07-06, 09:26

Women's World Cup: Germany snatch fortunate win over China Germany opened their 2019 Women's World Cup campaign with a win, although the scoreline didn't reflect the true nature of the game. There are also con...
2019-06-08, 13:13

England and Germany ‘will block European Super League’ • German Football League president says new solution needed• ‘If you make a pyramid like the ECA, we would destroy the clubs’Combined opposition from ...
2019-06-04, 13:39

Germany pushes climate change as security risk Floods, drought and mass migration: All factors why Germany has made the UN's response to climate change its priority at the Security Council. But pol...
2019-06-04, 13:52

Germany increasingly popular for highly skilled migrants Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees says some 27,000 skilled non-EU migrants relocated to Germany in 2018. Germany also awarded some 8...
2019-06-04, 13:52

Toxic caterpillars spark health scare across Germany People suffer rashes and breathing difficulties as warm weather brings infestationMarauding caterpillars with toxic hairs have brought parts of German...
2019-07-05, 13:01

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from ...
2019-06-04, 15:26

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of D...
2019-06-05, 12:26

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near fut...
2019-07-08, 12:00

Saiboat collides with container ship, sinks in Germany BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say a 19th-century sailboat has collided with a container ship and sunk in the Elbe River near Hamburg. Five people we...
2019-06-08, 14:00

Use Huawei And Lose Access To Our Data, US Tells Germany The United States may no longer share sensitive security information with nations that install next-generation networks, like those made by China's Hu...
2019-05-31, 09:26

We condemn threats against sea rescuers like Sea-Watch captain, Germany says A spokesman for Germany's Foreign Ministry condemned as wholly unacceptable the kind of online threats and hate speech that led to the German captain ...
2019-07-03, 09:26

Rediscover East Germany's top fashion magazine, 'Sibylle' An exhibition in Berlin showcases "Sibylle," an East German fashion and culture magazine that for decades offered women in the communist state more th...
2019-06-14, 07:00

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at ...
2019-05-29, 05:39

Germany: U.S video not enough to attribute blame over oil tanker attacks A video provided by the United States is not sufficient to prove that Iran is behind the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, German Foreign Mi...
2019-06-14, 10:13

Germany Inc. Shudders as Deutsche Bank, Others Face Challenges German efficiency has taken a hit this year as many of the country’s most recognizable corporations have faced setbacks, hurt by a slowing local econo...
2019-07-12, 08:39

Germany: Porsche offices raided in corruption probe Prosecutors have said that six people, some in "leadership" roles, could be charged with breach of trust. Secret information from the tax office was a...
2019-05-28, 14:00

Germany's AKK accused of calling for 'censorship' during election campaign The head of Germany's conservative CDU party wants to hold a debate on whether opinions expressed online ahead of elections should face regulation. Th...
2019-05-28, 05:39

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young v...
2019-05-27, 16:52

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen...
2019-06-16, 09:26

In Duisburg, China expands trade influence in Germany As one of the end points for China's vast new global trade route, the former industrial city of Duisburg is well known to many Chinese businesses. Man...
2019-06-16, 12:13

From bratwurst to insect burgers: Snack bar culture in Germany A diverse rang of snack bars and street food can be found in German cities these day. But it was long journey from greasy currywurst stand to vegan fo...
2019-07-08, 12:00

Germany's governing parties in damage control after EU vote Germany's governing parties licked their wounds Monday after a battering in the European Parliament elections and vowed to improve their performance....
2019-05-27, 16:39

Germany planning to set 0.25% countercyclical capital buffer for banks Germany's Financial Stability Board suggested the introduction of a countercyclical capital buffer of 0.25% for banks to ensure lending should there b...
2019-05-27, 10:39

Nürburgring Nordschleife next as all-action WTCR heads to Germany "The 2019 WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO resumes in Germany next month when the legendary 25.378-kilometre Nürburgring Nordschle...
2019-05-27, 09:26

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complai...
2019-07-02, 11:13

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech...
2019-07-02, 11:00

Deutsche Telekom first to market in Germany with limited 5G rollout Deutsche Telekom stole a march on its competitors by announcing a limited rollout of 5G services in its German home market on Wednesday, targeting urb...
2019-07-03, 09:13

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. a...
2019-05-31, 03:39

Pompeo to Germany: Use Huawei and lose access to our data The United States raised the pressure on Western allies in a war of attrition over next-generation networks on Friday, saying countries that allow Chi...
2019-05-31, 08:13

Women's World Cup: Germany shedding 'inexperienced' narrative Germany's back-to-back wins won't have struck fear in the hearts of tournament favorites, but they have all-but secured a spot in the knockout stages....
2019-06-13, 03:39

Germany: attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman very worrying German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said reports of attacks on two oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman were very worrying and threatened to lead to an escal...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Pompeo warns Germany on consequences of buying Huawei The United States aims to educate its international partners on the risks posed by next-generation wireless networks manufactured by China's Huawei, b...
2019-05-31, 05:26

Pompeo visit to Germany highlights differences, commonalities US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with the German chancellor and foreign minister on his first Berlin visit. While Angela Merkel stressed clos...
2019-05-31, 09:00

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms Germany's foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine's newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corrup...
2019-05-30, 05:39

Two children born in Germany for the first time after uterus transplant This year, two children were born at the University Women's Hospital in Tübingen whose mothers had previously received a uterus transplant. The doctor...
2019-05-23, 12:26

Germany extends Holocaust compensation to include survivor spouses Until now, payments to Holocaust survivors stopped when they died — often leaving their spouses without a major source of income. The German governmen...
2019-07-02, 04:26

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities in the country to strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work s...
2019-07-15, 00:26

Germany's center-left SPD ousts anti-Islam writer Thilo Sarrazin, 74, has said he will appeal the decision, and denies claims that his books are racist. SPD leadership has welcomed the decision, as th...
2019-07-11, 10:39

Germany urges Iran to reverse its latest nuclear plans Germany on Sunday urged Iran to stop taking measures that undermined the non-proliferation deal it agreed in exchange for eased sanctions after Tehran...
2019-07-07, 09:39

Marquez willing to sacrifice Germany MotoGP streak for title hopes MotoGP points leader Marc Marquez says he's ready to sacrifice his German Grand Prix winning streak if he feels going for the win could be detrimental...
2019-07-06, 14:39

Germany's biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Eddie Vedder covered Chris Cornell’s “Seasons” in Germany Eddie Vedder and Chris Cornell both were crucial members of the Seattle grunge scene, as the leaders of the bands Pearl Jam and Soundgarden, respectiv...
2019-07-02, 17:39

Police unravel Germany's largest online narcotics market Eleven people suspected of being behind Germany's largest online illicit drug shop have been arrested and the site shut down. The investigation into t...
2019-06-28, 09:39

Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal Britain France and Germany say they fear the Iran nuclear deal is at risk of collapsing after the US pulled out of the agreement and reimposed sanctio...
2019-07-14, 16:13

Amazon plans to open new warehouse, create 2,800 jobs in Germany U.S. online retail giant Amazon plans to open a new warehouse in Germany this year and create more than 2,800 jobs with permanent contracts in what i...
2019-07-14, 06:26

Bosnian arrested in Germany in connection with Paris Bataclan attacks Dresden prosecutors say a Bosnian man linked to the 2015 attacks on the Bataclan nightclub in Paris is under arrest in Germany's Saxony-Anhalt state. ...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transpar...
2019-07-02, 14:39

Cologne celebrates Germany's largest LGBT+ pride parade Over 1 million people were expected in Cologne for one of Europe's largest pride parades. With homophobic attacks on the rise in Germany, organizers m...
2019-07-07, 11:39

Germany rejects Trump's call for ground troops in Syria Germany on Monday rejected demands by the United States to deploy ground troops in Syria, a stance likely to anger President Donald Trump who wants Ch...
2019-07-08, 06:26

Italy and Germany in war of words over German rescue ship captain A war of words broke out between Germany and Italy on Sunday over the German captain of a rescue ship, who defied a docking ban enforced by Rome to br...
2019-06-30, 16:13

1,100-pound US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation A World War II bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the s...
2019-07-08, 00:01

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days The German chancellor was seen shaking in public hours before she was set to depart for Japan to join world leaders at the Group of 20 summit. Her off...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Germany approved for $122M guided missile purchase through U.S., NATO The U.S. State Department approved the possible $122 million sale of 91 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles and up to eight Captive Air Training M...
2019-07-01, 14:26

Vintage photos capture the mischief of East Germany's youth Photography from German Democratic Republic -- otherwise known as East Germany -- has received limited exposure in the art world, not least due to the...
2019-07-11, 14:39

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from S...
2019-07-18, 09:13

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one millio...
2019-07-02, 22:00

Sweden Snaps 24-Year Losing Streak Against Germany With 2-1 Victory Sweden entered their quarterfinal match up with Germany sick and tired of hearing about this damn losing streak that has plagued their national team f...
2019-06-29, 15:13

Elliott outspends rivals as corporate activism turns to Germany Elliott Management Corp has invested more than rivals in its push for corporate change so far this year and there has been an increasing focus among a...
2019-07-10, 11:52

Germany: Rupture emerges in AfD around extreme regional leader Höcke A group of AfD politicians have called on the party to distance itself from its firebrand leader in the eastern state of Thuringia, Björn Höcke. The p...
2019-07-10, 11:39

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook 's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten f...
2019-07-16, 09:00

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled....
2019-07-11, 21:26

Germany: Suspected killer recants confession in murder of politician An attorney for defendant Stephan E. has said his client withdrew his guilty plea in a murder case that has shocked the country. The accused, who has ...
2019-07-02, 10:52

Germany v Sweden: Women's World Cup quarter-final – live! Women’s World Cup updates from Rennes, kick-off 5.30pm BSTNetherlands jump for joy after finishing off Italy to reach semisAnd feel free to email Scot...
2019-06-29, 13:39

Germany returns painting looted by Nazis to Jewish heirs German authorities say they’ve returned a painting looted by the Nazis, which surfaced in the collection of a reclusive Bavarian collector, the heirs ...
2019-07-03, 13:13

Short-time work: Germany resorts to well-proven tool again Surveys have shown that more and more German companies are reintroducing short-time work to cushion the impact of a creeping economic slowdown. That p...
2019-07-04, 08:52

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade,...
2019-06-27, 23:13

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
2019-07-02, 17:52

Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro Under-21 Championship • Spain U-21 2-1 Germany U-21• Ruiz and Olmo goals avenge defeat in previous finalSix years ago it was David de Gea, Álvaro Morata and Isco gallivanti...
2019-06-30, 23:13

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate abou...
2019-07-09, 10:39

Opinion: Germany's awkward search for a national identity continues Expect the soul-searching about what it means to be German to continue after changes to the Nationality Act. The old standards used to establish a nat...
2019-07-01, 13:01

Germany: Far-right Pegida supporters probed for condoning politician's murder Prosecutors in Dresden have begun an investigation into Pegida supporters who scoffed at the murder of Walter Lübcke, likely at the hands of a far-rig...
2019-07-05, 13:01

Police Smash Germany's Biggest Online Drug Market German authorities said Friday they took down the country's largest internet marketplace for narcotics and arrested 11 suspects from Germany, the Neth...
2019-06-28, 13:13

Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Gre...
2019-07-18, 10:26

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülh...
2019-07-10, 08:52

Mike Pompeo flies to Germany as first stop on Europe trip The US Secretary of State is hoping to persuade European allies that Washington is not looking for conflict with Iran. European states have been fight...
2019-05-30, 22:00

Women's World Cup: Germany find their shooting boots just before the knockouts Germany have qualified for the knockout stages after coming through Group B unbeaten and without conceding a single goal. Monday's 4-0 win over South ...
2019-06-17, 15:52

Algerian partner of Germany’s VW held over graft allegations: state TV An Algerian court on Monday ordered the detention of Mourad Eulmi, head of family-owned firm SOVAC that is a partner of Germany's Volkswagen AG, on su...
2019-06-17, 13:13

Germany's junior governing party in disarray, mulls future Leaders of Germany's junior governing party are meeting to consider the way forward after its leader quit abruptly, raising new questions about the fu...
2019-06-03, 04:13

Germany, France and Spain sign deal on European fighter jet German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has described the signing as a "big day for the European defense union." The 'Future Combat Air System' i...
2019-06-17, 12:26

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Gr...
2019-06-09, 07:39

Germany's Social Democrats seek new leader, question coalition Germany's Social Democrats appointed three caretakers to run the party after leader Andrea Nahles resigned on Monday and SPD members, appalled by the ...
2019-06-03, 13:52

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the ...
2019-06-17, 06:52

Women's World Cup: South Africa vs. Germany LIVE build-up Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany are out to clinch top spot in Group B as they put their perfect record to the test again...
2019-06-17, 06:52

Germany's Infineon close to acquiring Cypress Semiconductor: Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp, valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloom...
2019-06-03, 01:26

Germany's Infineon close to acquire Cypress Semiconductor - Bloomberg German chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG is nearing a deal to buy Cypress Semiconductor Corp , valuing the U.S. chipmaker at almost $10 billion, Bloo...
2019-06-02, 23:39

Germany’s love of fast cars runs into the barricades in Berlin New road that requires demolition of homes and cultural spaces stirs fury in country where Greens recently surged in pollsThe cement mixer, decorated ...
2019-06-02, 02:13

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise b...
2019-05-31, 05:01

Germany coach Loew told to rest after sporting accident BERLIN (AP) — Germany coach Joachim Loew will miss the side’s upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia to recover f...
2019-05-31, 05:13

Elbit Systems wins $73 mln defence contract from Germany's Diehl Israel's Elbit Systems said on Wednesday it won an approximately $73 million contract from Diehl Defence GmbH & Co to provide directed infrared counte...
2019-06-19, 02:52

Pompeo tells Germany: Use Huawei and lose access to our data The United States raised the pressure on Western allies in a war of attrition over next-generation networks on Friday, saying countries that allow Chi...
2019-05-31, 11:39

Germany to support three battery cell alliances: economy minister Germany will award to three consortiums 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) in funding it earmarked last year to support domestic battery cell production,...
2019-06-18, 19:39

Germany coach Loew in hospital, to miss Euro qualifiers "Germany coach Joachim Loew has been taken to hospital following an accident and will miss their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Belarus and Est...
2019-05-31, 11:52

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound...
2019-06-03, 10:00

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Neve...
2019-06-18, 10:00

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration ha...
2019-06-04, 13:52

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed i...
2019-06-06, 23:26

East Germany's Görlitz holds AfD-CDU runoff vote for mayor The far-right AfD hopes to win its first mayoral election in a runoff vote with the CDU. Voting in Görlitz is being seen as a litmus test for the stre...
2019-06-16, 13:13

Watch: Spain mistake leads Germany to win at Women's World Cup A mistake by the Spain defense led to a Germany goal -- and the only score -- in a Group B clash at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday in Valenciennes...
2019-06-12, 15:01

Women's World Cup Live: Germany face Spain in second game Having won their first game in Group B, Germany will be hoping to repeat the result with a better performance in their second game. Spain though, prov...
2019-06-12, 13:26

Germany's Stada buys six of GSK's consumer brands, eyes further deals Private equity-backed generic drugmaker Stada said on Friday it would buy six consumer healthcare products from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to b...
2019-06-07, 07:39

FIFA Women's World Cup: Why Germany has a unique football vocabulary It doesn't feel that way now, but Germans weren't enthusiastic about football in the 19th century. Christoph Marx, a World Cup historian, explains how...
2019-06-07, 10:13

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners sa...
2019-06-08, 00:26

Euro 2020 qualifying: Germany smash eight past Estonia Germany maintained their perfect record in European Championship qualifying, but didn't take top spot because Northern Ireland also retained their per...
2019-06-11, 17:26

| Where is the Loew? Germany's youngsters face Euro qualifiers without coach Germany coach Joachim Loew will be watching on television as his fresh-faced young team take on Belarus in the first of two upcoming Euro 2020 qualifi...
2019-06-08, 03:26

Gwinn scores as Germany beats China 1-0 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner as two-time champion Germany opened its Women’s World Cup campaign by beating Chi...
2019-06-08, 11:52

Germany's DAX Index: When Sentiment Says "Boom," Prices Say Achtung (Warning)! In early 2018, bullish sentiment for Germany's DAX was far and wide ... just before a 20 percent decline. Yet, our GMP subscribers were ready for the ...
2019-06-12, 17:39

Trump elevates Poland at the expense of Germany with troop decision Trump said he was not worried about the erosion of democracy in Poland, saying he is confident that Polish President Andrzej Duda understands that his...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Germany raises 6.55 billion euros in epic 5G spectrum auction Germany raised 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on Wednesday after a...
2019-06-12, 19:26

Algerian partner of Germany's VW questioned in corruption case: state TV Mourad Eulmi, the head of the Algerian family-owned firm SOVAC which runs an assembly plant with Germany’s Volkswagen AG, was questioned in court abou...
2019-06-16, 08:39

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise pric...
2019-06-05, 16:13

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on ...
2019-06-14, 01:13

Trump's troop talk again rattles Germany's security assumptions US President Donald Trump announced the US will send upward of 1,000 troops to Poland. The plan was light on details, but Trump said he knew where the...
2019-06-13, 19:13

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Ge...
2019-06-13, 19:13

Germany's Maas heading to Tehran for nuclear talks: spokeswoman German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will visit Iran as part of a three-country Middle East tour next week, during which he will explore options for pre...
2019-06-06, 09:26

| Life term expected for serial killer seen as Germany's worst A German court will deliver the verdict on the man believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history, as grieving famil...
2019-06-06, 13:26

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
2019-06-13, 03:39

Giulia Gwinn gets Germany off to winning start in Women’s World Cup Germany’s teenage midfielder Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner on her first competitive appearance as the 2003 and 2007 world champions edged p...
2019-06-08, 15:00

Bosnian Arrested In Germany Over 2015 Paris Attacks: Police German authorities said Thursday they have arrested a Bosnian man wanted in connection with the 2015 Paris attacks and are preparing his extradition t...
2019-06-27, 15:52

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting righ...
2019-05-22, 14:00

Germany's CDU slams YouTuber Rezo over political viral video A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The ...
2019-05-22, 21:26

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecuto...
2019-05-23, 06:52

Germany tops Nigeria, reaches Women’s World Cup quarters Germany advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals for the eighth straight time, beating African champion Nigeria 3-0 Saturday at Grenoble,...
2019-06-22, 16:26

Climate protesters storm open-pit mine in western Germany Hundreds of climate change activists broke through a police cordon and stormed into one of Germany’s biggest lignite coal mines Saturday, two days aft...
2019-06-22, 12:00

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politicia...
2019-06-22, 11:26

Against the odds, Germany's Kerber eyes career Grand Slam Former world number one Angelique Kerber is going into next week's French Open knowing victory on the Parisian clay would make her only the seventh wo...
2019-05-23, 23:26

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trum...
2019-06-22, 11:26

Kroos and Ter Stegen to miss Germany's next two Euro 2020 qualifiers "Germany will be without injured midfielder Toni Kroos and goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen for next month\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifiers while recoverin...
2019-05-22, 11:13

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if ...
2019-06-09, 05:13

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. Th...
2019-05-21, 18:13

Fly me to the moon: Germany eyes slice of lucrative space market BERLIN Reuters) - Facing tough competition from China, the United States and even tiny Luxembourg, Germany is racing to draft new laws and attract pri...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Germany's Bundesliga to impose mandatory brain scans for footballers Medical experts have demanded annual brain screenings for all footballers playing for first and second division clubs in Germany. They also recommend ...
2019-06-23, 12:26

Police raiding homes of Iraqi gang in western Germany Police in western Germany are raiding premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade...
2019-05-22, 02:39