Stories tagged: Germany
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 9:33 a.m.
German prosecutors say a nurse who was convicted of killing patients with overdoses of heart medication had at least 43 victims.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 7:32 a.m.
Germany’s largest airline, Lufthansa, canceled 830 short- and medium-haul flights on Friday affecting 100,000 passengers after a pilots’ strike entered its third day in a long-running dispute over wages.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 8:46 a.m.
Strikes at Deutsche Lufthansa will wipe out almost 2,000 flights after a failed bid to have a pilot walkout over pay declared illegal led a union to extend it by …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
Angela Merkel, who has steered Germany through several global crises as its first female leader, said Sunday that she will seek a fourth term as chancellor in general elections next …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
President Barack Obama left Europe on Friday urging U.S. allies to keep their relationships strong – and to keep an open mind about President-elect Donald Trump.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 7:09 a.m.
The German government announced Tuesday it had banned an Islamic group, “The true religion,” which is suspected of targeting teenagers to radicalize to fight in Syria and Iraq. At the …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
Germany’s foreign minister, who once referred to Donald Trump as a “hate preacher,” was tapped Monday to become the country’s next president.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 7:29 a.m.
German industrial equipment maker Siemens AG says it has agreed to buy U.S.-based software firm Mentor Graphics Corp. for $4.5 billion, broadening Siemens digital capabilities.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 10:20 a.m.
Tesla Motors says it has agreed to buy a German engineering company to help automate its electric car manufacturing.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
In the months since Britain’s shock vote to quit the European Union, tens of thousands of Britons have applied for Irish citizenship, desperate to maintain their ability to live and …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has withdrawn a candidate to be a minister in a state government after he reportedly “liked” an anti-migration party’s Facebook page.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 11:38 a.m.
Europe’s experimental Mars probe hit the right spot – but at the wrong speed – and may have ended up in a fiery ball of rocket fuel when it struck …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
Germany’s transport minister told Tesla to cease using the Autopilot name to market its cars in that country, under the theory that the name suggests the cars can drive themselves …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be razed and a new building will be erected in its place, Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said Monday, announcing a final …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 11:06 a.m.
An explosion at a facility belonging to chemical firm BASF in southwestern Germany killed two people and injured at least six others on Monday, authorities said. Another two still were …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 7:26 a.m.
BERLIN – Three Syrians in Germany recognized a terror suspect from a police wanted poster, tied him up in their apartment and called police early Monday, ending a nearly two-day …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 12:11 p.m.
The 19-country eurozone lost some economic momentum in August, largely because of a slowdown in Germany, a closely watched survey showed Monday, days ahead of another possible stimulus package from …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff is insisting that Berlin wants to press ahead with concluding a sweeping European Union-U.S. trade deal, underscoring divisions in the country’s governing coalition.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 5:49 a.m.
The number of Germans without jobs dropped slightly in August in seasonally adjusted terms, leaving the unemployment rate in Europe’s largest economy unchanged at 6.1 percent.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 7:46 p.m.
Lukas Klosertmann and Nils Peterson scored to send Germany into the Olympic gold-medal match for the first time with a 2-0 semifinal victory over Nigeria on Wednesday.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Germany’s central bank is arguing that the country’s retirement age should ultimately be lifted another two years to 69, a call that received a frosty response from the government.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
A spokesman for Montel Williams says the television personality was detained by customs officials at an airport in Germany after inadvertently leaving prescription marijuana powder in his luggage.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 12:02 p.m.
BERLIN – German authorities have arrested a 15-year-old boy who they suspect of having planned a rampage and also believe was in contact with a teenager who killed nine people …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 1:46 p.m.
German officials vowed tighter security and called for tougher controls of asylum-seekers Tuesday in the aftermath of four attacks in the country in the span of a week, two of …
Mon., July 25, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
ANSBACH, Germany – A Syrian man whose asylum bid had been rejected in Germany recorded a cellphone video of himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group before he tried …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
BERLIN – A Syrian man killed a woman with a machete and wounded two others Sunday outside a bus station in the southwestern German city of Reutlingen before being arrested. …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 2:38 p.m.
The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing “killer” video games in his bedroom, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald’s Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, the chief …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
Police warned people to stay indoors Friday as they hunted for whoever opened fire at a Munich shopping mall, killing eight people and wounding others in a rampage they described …
Tue., July 19, 2016, 10:19 a.m.
A 17-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker received word that a friend had died in his home country days before he went on a rampage with an ax and knife on a German …