The German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries on Monday slammed the latest round of US sanctions against Russia as being “against international law.”
A volatile asylum debate looked set to reopen in Germany on Saturday weeks ahead of parliamentary elections, after a failed asylum seeker killed one person and wounded five in Hamburg.
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni has warned Rome will not accept either “lessons” or “threats” from Austria or other EU countries on border security amid tension over the migrant crisis.
A regional court in Stuttgart has ruled that municipal authorities in the city have not lived up to their pledges to improve the air quality in one of Germany’s most polluted city centers. It urged “speedy action.”
The sports car maker has become the latest Volkswagen subsidiary to be dragged into the group’s emissions cheating scandal, after the German Ministry of Transport ordered a recall of thousands of Cayenne diesel models.
The European Union has warned the US over a plan to impose new sanctions on Russia, opening up the prospect of a rift between the two allies over how to deal with Moscow’s foreign interventions.
The court ruled that the EU’s Dublin regulations, under which refugees must seek asylum in the first member state they enter, still apply despite the unprecedented influx of 2015.
A German newspaper has reported more details about the four German women – including one 16-year-old girl – arrested in Iraq as suspected Isis “brides”.
Archaeologists have launched a new drive to explore an ancient Germanic-Roman battlefield. Nationalists spun the carnage into a myth about Germany’s birth – fake news that has persisted to this day.
Confidence among German business leaders hit a “euphoric” all-time high in July, the Munich-based Ifo institute said, beating analysts’ expectations of a small decline.