Tunisia borrows $55 mln from Germany to
Al-ArabiyaTunisia borrows $55 mln from Germany to 'modernize' educationAl-ArabiyaTunisia signed on Friday a loan agreement with Germany enabling it to borrow 45 million euros ($55 million) to “modernize” more than 300 of its educational institutions, the official Tunisia Agency Press (TAP) reported. “Granted by the German ...and more »
Posted on 21 December 2014 | 1:52 am
Investigators uncover major security
Deutsche WelleInvestigators uncover major security deficits at Germany's biggest airportDeutsche Welle"We take this seriously," said Christopher Holschier, spokesman for Fraport AG, the company that operates Germany's biggest airport. "A total of 2,500 workers are being retrained, to ensure that suspect objects can no longer pass undetected through ...and more »
Posted on 21 December 2014 | 1:41 am
Germany to send troops to Kurdistan - Rudaw
RudawGermany to send troops to KurdistanRudaw“We will be sending 100 officers and military experts to Erbil,” German Defense Minister Ursula Von Der Leyen told a news conference in Berlin on Thursday. “We will cooperate closely with the Dutch and Italians -- but also the Scandinavians -- on this ...Germany Plans to Send Troops to Train Kurdish FightersWall Street Journalall 11 news articles »
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 11:10 pm
Cyberattack on German steel mill inflicts
Cyberattack on German steel mill inflicts serious damageRTUnknown hackers have inflicted 'serious damage' to a German steel mill this year by breaking into internal networks and accessing the main controls of the factory, the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) revealed in its annual report.and more »
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 6:17 pm
Dual citizenship law takes effect in Germany
Deutsche WelleDual citizenship law takes effect in GermanyDeutsche WelleCakilli's parents come from Turkey - and so he carried both German and Turkish passports. As the law stood, he had until his 23rd birthday to choose one or the other. But the economics student didn't want to give up either. "They're both part of my ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 3:47 am
Record number at Germany's
By Oliver Ellrodt DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - More than 17,000 people took part in Germany's largest anti-immigrant rally to date on Monday in the eastern city of Dresden, gathering to sing Christmas carols and listen to speakers complain about immigrants and asylum-seekers. The rally by a fast-growing grass-roots movement calling itself PEGIDA, or Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization ...
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 1:40 pm
Record 17,000 rally against
Germany has for weeks grappled with the emergence of the "Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the Occident" or PEGIDA, whose ranks in the city of Dresden have swelled rapidly from just a few hundred in October. The influx of refugees from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and several African and Balkan countries has strained local governments, which have scrambled to house the newcomers in ...
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 1:34 pm
Germany introduces bird flu test for ducks,
Germany said it would start testing ducks and geese for bird flu prior to slaughter, after two cases of the highly infectious H5N8 strain were detected in a week. The emergency procedure, which will take effect Tuesday, requires all duck and geese farmers across Germany to have their animals tested for bird flu before being transported, the agriculture ministry said. "The animals can only be ...
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 1:15 pm
Germany's Gerry Weber buys Hallhuber,
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Gerry Weber (GWIG.DE) has agreed to buy fashion group Hallhuber and announced on Monday plans to return to the menswear market as part of its expansion strategy. Gerry Weber ...
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 9:47 am
Germany midfielder Kramer extends contract
Midfielder Christoph Kramer has penned a two-year contract extension at Bayer Leverkusen.
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 5:22 am
Cultural clash brings Amazon holiday strife
Amazon.com Inc. is getting an unwelcome present in Germany this holiday season: labour unrest. Workers at seven of the Internet giant’s nine German distribution centres began walking off the job last week and some will continue striking up until ...
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 6:38 am
Record number at Germany's anti-immigrant
The rally by a fast-growing grass-roots movement calling itself PEGIDA, or Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West, was its 10th and largest so far. "Germany is not a land of immigration," PEGIDA leader Lutz Bachmann told the cheering ...
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 5:39 am
Germany: 17,000 People Protest Against Islam
Some 17,500 people attended the tenth demonstration against Islam Monday in Dresden (East Germany), according to police, singing carols against the “Islamization of the West.” Facing them, 4,000 counter-demonstrators (against 6,000 last Monday) who ...
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 5:04 am
Germany plans trauma centre for IS rape
A German government minister said Monday Berlin aimed to set up a trauma centre for victims of a mass rape campaign by the Islamic State militant group. Overseas development minister Gerd Mueller told the Bild newspaper that the care facility in Germany ...
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 5:02 am
Record 17,000 rally against
BERLIN (AFP) - A record 17,000 anti-Islamic protesters rallied for their tenth demonstration in as many weeks Monday in eastern Germany, celebrating the rise of their far-right movement by singing Christmas carols. Germany has for weeks grappled with the ...
Posted on 22 December 2014 | 4:31 am
Daimler selling rest of EADS stake
Automaker Daimler AG says it is selling its remaining 7.5 percent stake in EADS, the parent company of aircraft manufacturer Airbus.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 9:38 am
German state raids homes of 200 alleged tax
German authorities launched dawn raids on the homes of over 200 suspected tax cheats Tuesday, acting on information gleaned from a CD containing the confidential account details of thousands of Swiss bank clients.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 4:04 am
Spokesman: Merkel not considering retirement
Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says there's nothing to a media report that the German leader is thinking of stepping down before she reaches age 61 in 2015.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 4:28 am
36 Syrians being flown to Germany for
Three dozen seriously wounded Syrians are being brought to Germany for treatment in military hospitals at the request of the Syrian opposition, German authorities said Monday.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 3:48 am
Anti-euro party a wildcard in German
The leader of a new anti-euro party called Sunday for Germany to leave the common currency, telling an inaugural convention that the euro forces German taxpayers to rescue bankrupt southern European countries whose people denounce them as Nazis for their
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 11:04 pm