THE Swiss parliament has voted in favor of banning Muslim women from wearing the Burka in public. The National Council passed the vote 88 votes to 87 with 10 abstentions.
The first Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debate attracted major attention in the German media. And commentators were nearly unanimous in concluding that the Democrat came out on top.
Shares in Deutsche Bank fell another 3% to €10.22 during Tuesday morning trading as the German government seems to have no plans to bail out the country’s largest financial institution.
Audi’s head of technical development stepped down “with immediate effect” on Monday, the luxury carmaker announced, after German media accused him of involvement in parent company Volkswagen’s “dieselgate” scandal.
Germany has halted a three-decade-long decline in its birth rate, with data showing that the trend has started to reverse, statisticians said Friday.
Activists from the online campaign group Avaaz tore down a cardboard wall near the site of the former Berlin Wall on Friday to urge American expats in Germany to vote against Republican nominee Donald Trump in the U.S. election on Nov. 8.
The latest poll showed on Friday that 16 percent of respondents would vote for the populist Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party in a national election – a 2 percent increase from the last poll on September 1st.
Austrian Economy Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner has joined a call by France’s Trade Minister Matthias Fekl, urging his EU counterparts to end talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel urged Russia to show more cooperation in peace talks for Syria. He also opened negotiations on a number of trade deals while in Moscow.
A new report shows that more than half a million people who had their asylum applications rejected are still living in Germany, three-quarters of whom have been in the country for more than six years.