Stories tagged: Germany
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.
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 10:25 a.m.
A German price-comparison platform says it has filed a suit against Alphabet Inc.’s Google search business on allegations it has abused its dominant position by favoring its own price-comparison service …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 1:40 p.m.
Interior ministers from the Group of Seven advanced economies pledged Friday to jointly tackle world’s top security challenges, including fighting migrant trafficking.
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
University of Idaho senior Sophie Hausmann’s young golf career is packed with highlights, including playing in the U.S. Women’s Open and the U.S. and British open amateurs. Make room for …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
“War trophies” from the 91st Division, “the Northwest’s fighting national army organization,” were coming to Spokane for display.
Sun., March 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
Two Spokane soldiers described their harrowing experiences in France and Germany.
Sat., March 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane war aviator Lt. Ralph Stone arrived home with harrowing stories to tell of his 18 months over Germany.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:42 a.m.
Three European countries working to preserve a deal that was meant to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon have established a new system so their companies can continue trading …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 3:40 p.m.
Heavy snowfall continued Thursday in parts of Austria and southern Germany, with several places cut off and the bad weather expected to persist. Snow was causing problems in other parts …
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 10:17 a.m.
Heavy snow caused travel chaos in parts of Germany and Austria as authorities closed roads and train routes because of avalanche danger and airports reported weather-related cancellations Saturday.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 8:33 a.m.
Personal data and documents on hundreds of German politicians and others have been posted online, and German cyber-defense experts were trying to figure out Friday how the information was obtained.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
A man drove a car through the security perimeter at Hannover Airport in northern Germany on Saturday, police said, prompting authorities to suspend flights for more than four hours.
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
Lawyers for a German journalist found to have fabricated information for numerous articles said Thursday that he denies having used for himself donations given by readers to help nonexistent Syrian …
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 6 p.m.
We have found Christmas spirit and joy distilled to its purest forms, and you can find it, too. All it takes is a trip to Germany.
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Traveling from across the world to monuments honoring soldiers who fell 100 years ago, victors and vanquished alike marked those sacrifices Saturday ahead of Armistice Day and assessed alliances that …
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
More than a decade before the Nazis seized power in Germany, Albert Einstein was on the run and already fearful for his country’s future, according to a newly revealed handwritten …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 7:46 a.m.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she is ready to hand over the leadership of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) later this year, according to multiple media reports, offering …
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Germany’s governing parties lost significant support in a state election Sunday that was marked by discontent with infighting in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s national government and prompted calls for her administration …
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8 a.m.
For many young Europeans, a post-high-school “gap year” has become a rite of passage, with many enjoying a year to travel the world and celebrate their newfound freedom. But a …
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 8:37 a.m.
Tens of thousands of people protested racism and discrimination Saturday in Berlin, a demonstration that came amid rising concerns about Germany’s increasingly confident far right.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition reached a deal Sunday to resolve a standoff over the future of the country’s intelligence chief, a dispute that has further dented …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
Emboldened far-right activists in Germany hope to make a Saturday protest a pivotal event in which clusters of nationalists – from lawmakers to Hitler-saluting skinheads – come together as a …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, following years of efforts …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 9:57 a.m.
A bus headed from Stockholm to Berlin came off a highway in northeastern Germany on Friday and overturned, injuring 22 people, authorities said.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
The leaders of Germany and Spain on Saturday promoted a shared approach to immigration into the European Union amid growing populist opposition in other EU nations to taking in more …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Drew Barham has signed with the Hamburg Towers in the German Pro A league.
Sat., July 28, 2018
Spokane police believed they had a German spy in their clutches. “He said he was Charles Stromier, age 32, a native of Holland, but an investigation of his effects showed …
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
A man armed with a kitchen knife attacked
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
A German court on Wednesday found the main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi trial guilty over the killing of 10 people – most of them migrants – who were gunned …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia’s Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit Wednesday by turning a spotlight on Germany’s ties to Russia and openly questioning …