Stories tagged: Germany
Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, noon
Thousands of French police are setting up checkpoints and combing Atlantic beaches to secure the southwestern coast for the world leaders who are coming for the G-7 summit this weekend.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 12:38 p.m.
Berlin plans to stop electric scooters being left on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that’s drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made legal …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 2:09 p.m.
Maria Mostowska was a young pediatric nurse when the Warsaw Uprising against the Nazi Germans occupying Poland broke out on Aug. 1, 1944.
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 6:44 p.m.
Even ice cream, Italian gelato or Popsicles couldn’t help this time. Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just days fell minute by minute Thursday afternoon and Europeans …
Wed., July 24, 2019, 12:06 p.m.
Europeans cooled off in public fountains Wednesday as a new heat wave spread across parts of the continent and is already breaking records.
Sun., July 21, 2019
Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, paying tribute to those who were executed for trying, but failing, to assassinate the Nazi …
Mon., July 15, 2019, 12:35 p.m.
German authorities say a busy stretch of highway had to be shut down after a truck carrying 17 tons of cocoa caught fire.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 2:22 p.m.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the visiting Danish prime minister sat through their countries’ national anthems at a ceremony in Berlin Thursday, a day after Merkel shook as she stood …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 1:25 p.m.
The radical and painful restructuring of Germany’s Deutsche Bank, which is cutting 18,000 jobs, is the end of a long, failed attempt to compete with the global investment banking giants …
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 12:10 a.m.
Germany has registered a new temperature high for June, beating the previous record set just days ago.
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
Italy and the Netherlands are hot about the heat. Contesting the only Women’s World Cup quarterfinal being played in the afternoon means playing in some of the harshest temperatures of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 11 a.m.
A meeting of the remaining partners in the Iranian nuclear deal produced some progress but not enough to satisfy Tehran’s demands, a senior Iranian official said Friday, offering little prospect …
Thu., June 27, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
Carmaker Ford said Thursday it is shedding 12,000 jobs in Europe as it streamlines operations in the region to increase profitability.
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 12:46 p.m.
Sara Dabritz scored in the 42nd minute to give Germany a 1-0 victory over Spain. It was Germany’s second successive 1-0 victory in Group B. Germany took the lead against …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
President Donald Trump says he is considering moving about 2,000 additional U.S. troops into Poland from Germany or elsewhere in Europe.
Tue., June 11, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
The foreign ministers of Germany and Sweden expressed frustration Tuesday over the possible demise of the Iran nuclear deal, warning Tehran that withdrawing would bring “international isolation” and criticizing the …
Sat., June 8, 2019, 8:10 a.m.
Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner Saturday as two-time champion Germany opened its Women’s World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win against China. Gwinn’s powerful 66th-minute shot from the edge …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able …
Thu., June 6, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
Germany’s foreign minister is traveling to Iran next week to discuss the faltering nuclear accord between Tehran and leading world powers, his office said Thursday.
Thu., June 6, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
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 eyebrows internationally. To those at …
Sun., May 26, 2019, 4 a.m.
When I received my invitation to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur championship at the end of January, first I was speechless, but obviously super excited. I couldn’t wait to get …
Thu., May 23, 2019, 11:55 a.m.
A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from …
Tue., May 14, 2019, 11:52 a.m.
A study commissioned by the Polish government to assess the cost of Nazi Germany’s occupation will be published on the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, on …
Mon., May 13, 2019, 12:26 p.m.
Britain warned Monday that armed conflict might be sparked “by accident” amid rising tensions between the United States and Iran, as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks with …
Mon., May 13, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
Executed for standing up against Adolf Hitler’s dictatorship and then denied graves so as not to become a rallying point for others, the partial remains of 300 Nazi resistance fighters …
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Iran Wednesday, just days after the U.S. dispatched an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf over what it described as …
Mon., May 6, 2019
After spending billions of euros to accommodate approximately 1.5 million asylum seekers, Germany is beginning to reap some gains.
Wed., April 24, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
The controlled detonation of an American World War II bomb in the southern German city of Regensburg has still caused widespread damage to nearby houses.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
Greece’s prime minister says his government will formally revive a long-standing demand for Germany to pay vast reparations for the World War II Nazi occupation.
Mon., April 15, 2019, 3:25 p.m.
German prosecutors have indicted former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and four others on charges of fraud and unfair competition.