Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr has said he held talks with the Abu Dhabi government about its stake in loss-making carrier Air Berlin. The debt of Germany’s second largest airline was an obstacle for a takeover, he noted.
Thousands of refugee cases are to be scrutinized as a result of the Franco A. scandal. The German soldier managed to register as a Syrian refugee, allegedly with plans of carrying out terror attacks.
About one-tenth of Hanover’s population will be evacuated from their homes on Sunday as officials work to diffuse multiple Second World War bombs – the second biggest operation in post-war German history.
The Swiss secret service allegedly planted a spy in the financial administration of North Rhine-Westphalia to find out how they catch tax evaders in Switzerland.
Online retail giant Amazon launched its virtual supermarket, AmazonFresh, in Germany on Thursday, which could mean trouble ahead for its stiff competition.
The term “Leitkultur” (leading or guiding culture) is being used in Germany more frequently when debating to what extent migrants should integrate into society. But it is a highly controversial concept.
The German defense minister has reiterated her “entire responsibility” for everything in the armed forces, including a recent extreme right-wing terror scandal. But criticism of her crisis management continues to grow.
The President, Alexander Van der Bellen said freedom of expression was a fundamental right.
The head of Hesse’s state intelligence agency said that halal shops are being monitored because they may attract fundamentalist Islamic customers.
During a tense appearance with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin denied on Tuesday that Moscow ever interferes in elections in other countries.