Germany’s cabinet has backed a bill to clear men handed sentences for homosexuality after World War Two under a Nazi-era law.
The US State Department said on Tuesday that top diplomat Rex Tillerson would skip a NATO meeting in April, though he still had plans to travel to Russia later that same month.
Turkish leaders will hold no further campaign rallies in Germany before Turkey’s April 16 referendum, organizers said on Tuesday, after an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they were not welcome.
German carmaker BMW has announced more record figures while presenting its earnings report for 2016. But while sales also reached a new high, the Munich-based firm was overtaken by domestic rival Mercedes.
The far-right Freedom Party’s lead in opinion polls over the Social Democrats in Austria has shrunk to within the margin of error after more than a year of dominance marked by Europe’s migration crisis, surveys have shown.
Germany ranks only 16th on the 2017 United Nations list of the happiest countries in the world. The UN report was released on Monday.
Some 200,000 people and 3,000 companies have come together at CeBIT in the German city of Hannover to celebrate all things digital. Among them, two world leaders: Shinzo Abe and Angela Merkel.
The former top diplomat has taken over as Germany’s 12th president. Steinmeier will serve as symbolic head of the nation during a particularly tense federal election campaign. Deutsche Helle reports.
The center-left Social Democrats (SPD) voted overwhelmingly for Martin Schulz to be the party’s chairman and their candidate for the next German chancellor.
Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected President Donald Trump’s claim that Berlin owes NATO “vast sums of money” and must pay Washington more for defense.