Stories tagged: germany
Tue., April 25, 2017
A German crowd booed Ivanka Trump on Tuesday after she called her father a “a tremendous champion of supporting families.”
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017
Thousands of people from around the world, many of them young Israelis, paid homage Monday to the millions who perished in the Holocaust at the former Nazi German death camp …
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017
Germany’s nationalist party Alternative for Germany on Sunday elected two new top candidates for the September general election after the party’s best-known politician, Frauke Petry, said last week she would …
Fri., April 21, 2017
As get-rich-quick plans go, it wasn’t well thought out.
Fri., April 21, 2017
A judge has ordered a 28-year-old German-Russian citizen to be detained in the bombing of the Borussia Dortmund soccer team’s bus in Germany. Prosecutors say the man, identified only as …
Sat., April 15, 2017
German investigators have all but ruled out that the suspects behind the three explosions that left one Borussia Dortmund player with serious arm injuries are Islamist extremists.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer apologized Tuesday for making an “inappropriate and insensitive” comparison to the Holocaust in earlier comments about Syrian President Bashar Assad’s use of chemical weapons …
Tue., April 11, 2017
Three explosions went off near the team bus of Borussia Dortmund, one of Germany’s top soccer clubs, as it set off for a Champions League quarterfinal match on Tuesday evening. …
Wed., April 5, 2017
One need only visit Flanders fields to understand why a return to the nationalism of 1914, or the 1930s, would spell disaster.
Thu., March 30, 2017
A top German police official says a recent hacking attack on Parliament may have led to a “significant drain of data” which may be used to try influence the outcome …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017
Starship Technologies, the London-based company that has created six-wheeled self-driving delivery robots, will begin taking customers Domino’s pizzas in Germany and the Netherlands.
Wed., March 29, 2017
If this fan of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin (who both love her back) becomes the French president it will generate a political earthquake in Europe.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017
Thieves broke into the German capital’s Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions of dollars, police said.
Sun., March 26, 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party won a state election as the main opposition party fell short of polls forecasting a surge, according to exit polls, potentially denting her Social Democrat …
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party easily won an election in Germany’s western Saarland state on Sunday, an unexpectedly strong performance as Merkel prepares to seek a fourth term in a …
Thu., March 23, 2017
Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Thursday on what’s being described as “the world’s largest artificial sun,” a device they hope will help shed light on new ways of making …
Mon., March 20, 2017
Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday her demand that Turkey cease drawing Nazi comparisons with Germany and its allies applies “without ifs or buts,” and pointed to a government threat last …
Thu., March 9, 2017
German police swarmed the main train station in the city of Dusseldorf after an ax attack left several people injured, authorities said.
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017
Dr. Jacob Eisenbach was just 16 years old when the Nazis invaded Poland. He survived a Nazi concentration camp, but 100 other members of his immediate and extended family did …
Fri., March 3, 2017
President Donald Trump will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House later this month.
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017
Abu Sayyaf extremists in the Philippines released a video showing the beheading of a German hostage in the first sign the brutal Filipino militants carried out a threat to kill …
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017
It’s classic good-cop, bad-cop: The secretaries represent foreign policy continuity but their boss preaches America First. Message: Shape up.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017
Major U.S. Army bases at Fort Knox, Ky., and Wiesbaden, Germany, are shutting down child care and education services for military families due to President Donald Trump’s hiring freeze on …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Germany for his first overseas trip as vice president. Pence’s Air Force Two has landed in Munich, where he is set to deliver …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has his work cut out for him.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017
BERLIN – A prominent member of a German nationalist party could face expulsion over a speech in which he suggested that the country end its tradition of acknowledging and atoning …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
The Montana Supreme Court has upheld the deliberate homicide conviction of a Missoula man for shooting a German exchange student in his garage.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017
German police have uncovered hundreds of guns and rifles after searching the home of a man who was being investigated for breaking arms control laws.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017
German troops and tanks are en route to central Lithuania as part of NATO’s move to enhance its presence in the alliance’s easternmost countries as a deterrent against Russian aggression.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017
What Trump gets from his trade crusade is a (false) rallying cry for more U.S. jobs. What the United States gets, if anything, is less clear.