Germans are growing impatient with the U.S. Senate’s failure to confirm President Trump’s choice for ambassador to Germany more than four months after the longtime foreign policy expert was nominated. By Benjamin Weinthal
The war for dominance in the Middle East, following the crushing of ISIS, appears about to commence in Syria — with NATO allies America and Turkey on opposing sides.
A Munich court found the 33-year-old man, identified as Philipp K. in line with Germany’s privacy laws, guilty of nine counts of involuntary manslaughter, five counts of involuntary bodily harm, and violating weapons laws. Philipp K. sold a gun and ammunition to Iranian-German David S. who went on to kill nine people and then himself in […]
Rail and air traffic in Germany have slowly resumed after a winter storm with hurricane-force winds slammed into western Europe. Several people were killed by falling trees and dangerous road conditions due to the storm.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) as well as the Social Democrats (SPD), the Greens and the Free Democrats voted in favor of creating a commissioner post to develop and implement a strategy to root out anti-Jewish sentiment and crime as part of a 17-point proposal.
Chancellor Angela Merkel told her Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz that Vienna’s resistance to sharing out refugees across the bloc was “wrong”.
Warsaw on Wednesday played down a row with Germany over its demand for World War II reparations, with Poland’s foreign minister saying the issue should not hinder good relations between neighbours.
Oskar Gröning’s bid to avoid a four-year prison sentence for his role as a guard at the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz was rejected by German authorities on Wednesday, Wiebke Bethke, a spokeswoman for the prosecutors’ office in Lüneburg told news agency epd. Although his legal options are running thin, Gröning could still appeal his clemency request […]
Despite the Dieselgate emissions scandal, the German carmaker says it sold a record number of vehicles last year. But VW’s growth in Western Europe was more sluggish than in the rest of the world.
Sebastian Kurz is in Berlin to convince Angela Merkel that he’s pro-European. But the German leader also needs Austria’s rising star, who has the ear of Eastern Europe’s populists.