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Germany calls for Facebook to nix encryption plans

The Interior Ministry joined other allies it calling for dialogue and "back-door access" for law enforcement. Facebook has said that privacy concerns outweigh possible benefits for police....

Germany calls for Facebook to nix encryption plans

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DOJ asks Facebook to halt end-to-end encryption plans (updated) The Department of Justice is set to ask Facebook to pause plans for end-to-end encryption across all of its messaging services. It will urge the comp...
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US wants Facebook to backdoor WhatsApp and halt encryption plans Extreme closeup photo of a hand holding a smartphone using WhatsApp. (credit: WhatsApp) Attorney General William Barr plans to once again make his ...
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Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook encryption plans despite child safety concerns Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his decision to encrypt the company’s messaging services, despite concerns about its impact on child exploitati...
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US, Allies Ask Facebook Not to Expand Encryption on Its Services The United States, Britain and Australia are calling on Facebook to halt its plans to deploy strong encryption across all its messaging apps unless i...
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Facebook's Zuckerberg defends decision on encryption Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg defended his decision to encrypt the company's messaging services on Thursday, despite concerns ...
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Facebook's encryption plan is a dream for child pornographers, FBI says Facebook is currently the lead referrer of child exploitation tips, according to the FBI director, but that could change under its new encryption pla...
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Facebook's Zuckerberg defends encryption, despite child safety concerns Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg defended on Thursday his decision to encrypt the company's messaging services, despite concerns ...
00:32 2019-10-04

Barr Presses Facebook on Encryption, Setting Up Clash Over Privacy U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr, citing public safety, is asking Facebook to hold off on plans to add end-to-end encryption throughout its messaging ...
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AG Bill Barr Is Reportedly Kicking Off a New Encryption War, With Facebook This Time Attorney General and Droopy Dog impersonator William Barr is set to request Facebook halt its expected expansion of encrypted messaging through its n...
17:16 2019-10-03

Facebook Encryption Threatens Public Safety, UK Home Secretary Tells CEO UK's Indian-origin home secretary Priti Patel on Friday issued an open letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, alongside her counterparts in the ...
14:48 2019-10-04

U.S., allies urge Facebook for backdoor to encryption as they fight child abuse The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have called on Facebook Inc to not go ahead with end-to-end encryption across its messaging servi...
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UPDATE 1-Facebook's Zuckerberg defends encryption, despite child safety concerns Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg defended on Thursday his decision to encrypt the company's messaging services, despite concerns ...
23:00 2019-10-03

Facebook urged to create backdoor for encryption to fight child abuse, terrorism The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have called on Facebook to not go ahead with end-to-end encryption across its messaging services ...
17:16 2019-10-04

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she ...
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Amazon plans to open new warehouse, create 2,800 jobs in Germany U.S. online retail giant Amazon plans to open a new warehouse in Germany this year and create more than 2,800 jobs with permanent contracts in what i...
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Germany urges Iran to reverse its latest nuclear plans Germany on Sunday urged Iran to stop taking measures that undermined the non-proliferation deal it agreed in exchange for eased sanctions after Tehra...
10:48 2019-07-07

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00:48 2019-09-15

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New IMF chief calls for Germany to spend on infrastructure In her inaugural speech in Washington, IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva pushed for a coordinated effort to fight the sluggish global econom...
20:32 2019-10-08

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17:48 2019-06-04

Germany plans to hike taxes on European, long-haul flights: document The German government plans to raise taxes on tickets for flights within Europe to 10.43 euros from 7.50, a government document seen by Reuters showe...
03:00 2019-10-05

Germany calls on Russia to release Moscow protesters Moscow authorities arrested more than 800 people for participating in an unauthorized rally. But some residents said they "had no option left but to ...
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Germany calls for de-escalation of 'explosive' Iran-U.S. tension Confrontation between Washington and Tehran is now "explosive" and could lead to military escalation, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday, beco...
08:32 2019-06-10

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platf...
11:32 2019-07-02

Facebook plans to put its name on Instagram, WhatsApp As antitrust scrutiny on Big Tech intensifies, one adjustment on the way from Facebook appears to be.... rebranding. The Information reports that emp...
18:48 2019-08-02

Facebook Plans to Add Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ...
02:48 2019-08-03

Facebook has plans for a TV streaming box, and of course it'll have a camera Facebook really, really wants you to make video calls, it seems. A new report by The Information has claimed the social media giant has approach...
06:32 2019-08-01

Elliott calls for break-up and bigger buyback at Germany's Scout24 U.S. activist investor Elliott [ECAL.UL] has urged German classifieds group Scout24 to sell its car listings business and ramp up a share buyback pr...
08:48 2019-08-05

British PM Johnson calls on Germany and France to compromise on Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday called on Germany and France to compromise on Brexit, cautioning that the United Kingdom would be ready to lea...
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03:32 2019-10-08

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed onc...
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05:00 2019-09-13

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk ...
20:00 2019-09-13

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11:16 2019-09-13

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech compla...
11:48 2019-07-02

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12:01 2019-07-02

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18:00 2019-09-17

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18:48 2019-07-02

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18:16 2019-07-15

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20:00 2019-10-05

UPDATE 1-Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's planned digital coin Libra do not...
11:32 2019-07-16

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17:16 2019-09-13

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11:32 2019-07-16

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06:32 2019-06-18

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18:48 2019-06-02

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00:48 2019-08-10

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01:32 2019-07-25

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17:32 2019-07-17

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20:01 2019-06-18

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14:16 2019-08-06

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled...
02:32 2019-07-17

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08:32 2019-09-18

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18:48 2019-07-03

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22:32 2019-06-12

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13:48 2019-05-27

EU to urge G20 response on Facebook's Libra, calls for tech tax reform European Union finance ministers will tell their counterparts at a G20 meeting in mid-October that a global regulatory response is needed to "stablec...
15:16 2019-10-04

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20:48 2019-06-18

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" unti...
17:48 2019-07-10

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and w...
16:48 2019-07-12

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13:00 2019-09-18

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06:00 2019-10-06

Facebook's Portal devices now support Workplace voice and video calls Facebook's Portal has seen mixed responses, but the company's move into smart display and TV hardware has won praise for its video calling ...
17:00 2019-10-08

Ex-Facebook security chief calls tech regulatory efforts 'confused' Facebook's former chief security officer says the FTC's settlement with the social media giant doesn't address some of the main privac...
13:48 2019-07-24

Apple might force Facebook to change how its apps handle voice calls A change coming in iOS 13 could force Facebook to change Messenger and WhatsApp. As The Information reports, Apple will no longer allow these apps to...
18:16 2019-08-06

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16:16 2019-07-10

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21:48 2019-09-24

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11:16 2019-07-15

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17:48 2019-09-10

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03:16 2019-09-10

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11:16 2019-06-10

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13:48 2019-09-10

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22:48 2019-09-09

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13:32 2019-10-01

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18:48 2019-06-10

The Race to Save Encryption Quantum computers will be able to break current encryption within a decade. That has security experts scrambling to come up with new ways to protect ...
10:32 2019-06-04

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16:32 2019-07-31

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18:48 2019-05-30

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15:32 2019-06-28

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17:00 2019-07-23

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00:16 2019-07-10

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12:32 2019-08-02

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05:48 2019-07-12

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15:32 2019-08-05

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00:00 2019-10-10

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01:00 2019-07-02

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04:00 2019-07-11

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22:48 2019-09-09

Barr Revives Debate Over 'Warrant-Proof' Encryption Attorney General William Barr sought to reopen a debate over whether tech companies such as Apple and Facebook should be required to provide law enfo...
14:48 2019-07-23

The broken record: Why Barr’s call against end-to-end encryption is nuts Enlarge / The US, UK, and Australia want Facebook to hold off on end-to-end encrypting Messenger until they have a way to inject themselves into the ...
20:48 2019-10-04

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning y...
21:48 2019-05-30

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10:48 2019-10-08

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02:16 2019-07-25

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17:48 2019-09-11

Zuckerberg Acknowledges Child Safety Concerns, Still Defends Encryption Facebook IncChief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg defended on Thursday his decision to encrypt the company's messaging services, despite concerns a...
08:48 2019-10-04

Russia's Yandex resists pressure to share encryption keys with state Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy after a media report said security ...
11:16 2019-06-04

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a cl...
06:48 2019-07-05

Schneier slams Australia's encryption laws and CyberCon speaker bans Governments breaking encryption is bad, and 'will get worse once breaking encryption means people can die', says one of the world's leading security ...
03:00 2019-10-09

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement The attorney general, reopening the conversation on security vs. privacy, said that encryption and other measures effectively turned devices into “la...
17:48 2019-07-23

AMD Ryzen Pro 3000 series desktop CPUs will offer full RAM encryption Enlarge / Mmmmm, business-y. Don't expect to build your own Ryzen Pro 3000 system—the new chips are, sadly, only available to large OEMs. (credit: AM...
21:32 2019-10-02

Axon boosts encryption, weighs blockchain to tackle body-cam 'deepfakes' Axon Enterprise Inc , the leading maker of U.S. police body cameras, began shipping new devices last week with security upgrades it says could aid in...
07:16 2019-10-03

Is homomorphic encryption ready to deliver confidential cloud computing to enterprises? The ability to keep data encrypted while you use it for computations in the cloud could protect data from attackers and malicious insiders alike. The...
10:48 2019-08-01

Trump White House Reportedly Debating Encryption Policy Behind Closed Doors The latest chapter of a largely behind-the-scenes encryption fight unfolded on Wednesday when Trump administration officials held a National Security...
21:00 2019-06-27

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
06:32 2019-07-08

Bizarre Sponsored Talk on 'Time AI' Encryption Tech Mocked at Black Hat Conference Attendees at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas booed and ridiculed a sponsored talk on Thursday called “The 2019 Discovery of Quasi-Prim...
22:48 2019-08-10

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to NATO's defense spending target. He also said ...
15:32 2019-05-21

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07:32 2019-05-22

Democrats' Medicare for All plans must consider union-negotiated health plans: AFL-CIO chief Democratic White House hopefuls should ensure their Medicare for All proposals honor union-negotiated private insurance, AFL-CIO President Richard Tr...
14:16 2019-08-29

UAE official calls developments in Yemen's Aden worrying, calls for calm A senior United Arab Emirates official called for calm on Wednesday after clashes erupted between southern separatists and presidential guards in Ade...
17:32 2019-08-07

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15:32 2019-07-15

Kremlin says it hopes US wouldn't release calls between Trump and Putin calls Russia voiced hope Friday that the U.S. administration wouldn't publish private conversations between the two nations' presidents, like it did with U...
14:48 2019-09-27

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12:48 2019-07-14

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18:48 2019-08-30

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according ...
22:48 2019-08-13

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12:32 2019-06-27

Elizabeth Warren Facebook ad mocks Facebook's fact checking policies Earlier this year Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign ran ads on Facebook that proposed breaking it up, and they were temporarily pulled. N...
19:32 2019-10-12

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.    &#...
18:16 2019-07-31

Facebook warns about iPhone privacy change that could unsettle Facebook users The blog post appears to be a way to get out in front of software changes made by Apple and Google that could unsettle Facebook users given the compa...
21:16 2019-09-09

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulat...
06:32 2019-07-23

Calling all Facebook singles, you can now find a match with Facebook Dating Facebook Dating might be new to America, but it's a service that is already available in 19 other countries.      ...
21:32 2019-09-05

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the soci...
20:48 2019-09-19

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Fac...
23:32 2019-06-27

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.&r...
10:32 2019-08-03

What does Germany do for Ukraine? US President Donald Trump told his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskiy in a controversial phone call that Germany does "almost nothing for Ukra...
15:32 2019-09-26

The war on upskirting in Germany Loopholes in Germany's penal code allow upskirting — the act of secretly taking images under a person's clothes without consent — to go unpunished. N...
20:48 2019-08-27

US Military in Germany: What you need to know A decision to move US troops out of Germany would mark a major change in the defense relationship between the two countries and reshape the basis of ...
11:16 2019-08-20

This Isn't The Best Germany Ever, But They Can Still Beat Anyone For a normal national team, Germany’s recent run of relative success would be cause for celebration: quarterfinalists at both the 2017 Euros and 2011...
20:32 2019-06-05

Germany's DAX: 2 Stunning Charts You Won't See Elsewhere The 30 largest stocks of Europe's biggest economy are "dramatically outperforming the rest of Europe," goes a common opinion today. So, is there anyt...
17:32 2019-06-07

How can Germany better protect its synagogues? A wooden door was all that stood between worshippers and a neo-Nazi terrorist bloodbath at a German synagogue on Judaism's holiest day. Leaders of Ge...
02:32 2019-10-11

Germany's 16 states: Hamburg People the world over are talking about the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Hamburg's new landmark, but there's much more to see in the northern German...
08:00 2019-08-21

Germany's oldest zoo turns 175 Since its opening in 1844, the development of the Berlin Zoo has directly reflected the history of Germany. Here's how colonialism, the Nazi era and ...
15:00 2019-08-01

Germany's 16 states: Saxony Culture meets nature in Saxony: a mere 40 kilometers lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the El...
04:48 2019-08-28

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall a...
23:48 2019-06-19

Germany's Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs Siemens has announced massive job cuts in its power generation division as it seeks to make cost savings. The industrial giant is undertaking a major...
00:32 2019-06-19

Germany's 16 states: Thuringia Be it Wartburg or Weimar, Goethe or Gropius — he legacy of famous Germans leads to Thuringia. In 2019, the Bauhaus will be the main focus. The school...
10:00 2019-06-05

Live: Germany 2-0 Argentina Germany take on Argentina in Dortmund in a repeat of the 2014 World Cup final. Joachim Löw hands Luca Waldschmidt his debut and Robin Koch makes a su...
15:32 2019-10-09

Are deportations from Germany on the rise? Germany’s amended laws on migration and asylum will soon come into force. This includes legislation to facilitate deportations. But what is going to ...
07:16 2019-08-01

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of t...
05:16 2019-09-04

Germany's most beautiful places Germany has been center stage through much of world history. Today, travelers head to the fascinating city of Berlin to get a firsthand look at remna...
12:16 2019-07-11

Kai Havertz, the candidate for Germany With both Ilkay Gündogan and Nico Schulz out injured, Germany have to make some adjustments for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Northern Ireland. J...
15:16 2019-09-08

Germany's 16 states: Saarland It's easy to relax in Saarland, far from mass tourism. Michelin-starred cuisine, a Franco-German way of life and the world's first industrial UNESCO ...
15:16 2019-07-31

Germany set to ban glyphosate from end of 2023 The German government has agreed a ban on the use of the controversial weedkiller glyphosate. Austria has already banned the chemical, which has been...
12:16 2019-09-04

What Do Germany Have To Do To Get Anyone At Home To Pay Attention? BERLIN — “We play for a nation that doesn’t even know our name.” So begins a video released last month by the German national women’s soccer team, ri...
20:32 2019-06-13

Is Germany edging toward recession? Fresh figures suggest that Europe's biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal...
08:00 2019-08-14

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Ira...
15:32 2019-05-23

Germany to ban use of glyphosate from end of 2023 Germany will ban the use of the weedkiller glyphosate - the subject of billion-dollar U.S lawsuits over claims it causes cancer - from the end of 202...
09:48 2019-09-04

TV vet arrested over mother-in-law's murder in Germany Strange case has so far involved a fatal car crash and a politician administering roadside first aidGerman police have arrested a TV vet over the mur...
16:00 2019-09-26

Why is Donald Trump ignoring Germany? With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stop-over with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list....
14:00 2019-08-22

Are there any princes or princesses left in Germany? Germany's palaces are major tourist attractions, but where did all the kings and queens go? Here's why you might hear about German royals today, even...
04:32 2019-08-14

Here's why Silicon Valley is in California, not in Germany The future is being invented in California, not in Germany. An entrepreneur and a VC who work in both places say the reasons for this are deep-rooted...
07:32 2019-08-12

More foreign teachers working in Germany There are more teachers from abroad working in German schools than ever before. The last 10 years has seen an increase of 61% in the number of foreig...
06:00 2019-10-02

Germany's conservatives divided on how to cope with far-right AfD Two politicians in Angela Merkel's CDU have drawn their bosses' anger for suggesting their voters share goals with the AfD. The conservative party re...
21:48 2019-06-21

Polish hotel cancels on Germany's far-right AfD The right-wing populist party has threatened legal action against the Radisson Blue in Szczecin. The meeting had been booked in Poland after the AfD ...
20:48 2019-06-28

Germany needs to ban Hezbollah, US Ambassador Grenell says The US ambassador to Germany called for the German government to completely ban the Lebanese paramilitary group Hezbollah as violent terrorists, warn...
18:48 2019-09-06

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Chancellor Merkel and Emmanuel Macron arrived at an EU leaders' summit in Brussels already at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commi...
15:48 2019-05-28

What drives the far-right AfD's success in eastern Germany? The far-right Alternative for Germany continues to make gains after strong showings in two eastern state elections. What lies behind the party's succ...
15:48 2019-09-02

For Europe, There's an Upside to Germany's Slowdown Germany’s economic slowdown, though no doubt bad for Europe in the short term, could be helpful over a longer period by easing a rift between the reg...
12:48 2019-07-07

Next-generation Porsche 911 dazzles in Germany Porsche showed off their latest generation 911 Carrera range at a drive event in Germany. These next-gen models draw heavy inspiration from classic 9...
11:16 2019-06-21

| What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France? There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met German Chancellor Angela Merkel...
17:00 2019-08-22

1,000-year-old sarcophagus opened in Germany Archaeologists have exhumed a 1,000-year-old sarcophagus in the German city of Mainz, uncovering the decomposed remains of what could be a former Arc...
11:48 2019-06-07

Germany: Far-right offenses rise in 2019 Neo-Nazis and other far-right groups have committed 8,605 crimes in 2019 so far. The rise of anti-migrant and neo-Nazi groups has alarmed the authori...
00:00 2019-08-15

Germany: Man killed with 'sword' in Stuttgart Police have arrested a suspect after widespread manhunt in the southern German city. A man was stabbed in broad daylight with what was described as a...
07:16 2019-08-01

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live ...
12:01 2019-05-27

Germany sweats through hottest June day ever An intense heat wave in Germany has pushed the temperatures soaring to a record 38.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities placed a speed limit o...
19:48 2019-06-27

Opinion: The significance of Germany's Basic Law Most Germans greatly value their Basic Law, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its d...
15:32 2019-05-23

US threatens to withdraw troops from Germany The US says it might pull out some troops from Germany amid rifts over a naval mission in the Persian Gulf and defense spending. The remarks from the...
15:16 2019-08-09

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in th...
19:48 2019-06-27

Germany: Trio convicted of killing gay man Three intoxicated men, aged 22 to 26, have been sentenced for beating a gay man to death in a railroad yard in Chemnitz last year. The prosecution sa...
22:16 2019-06-07

Germany's far-right AfD throws out regional leader The Alternative for Germany (AfD) has finally thrown out one of its most controversial figures. Doris von Sayn-Wittgenstein was accused of supporting...
22:32 2019-08-28

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented hi...
17:16 2019-06-16

Germany: AfD set for second spot in eastern elections Voting has ended in Saxony and Brandenburg, two states in Germany's former east. The far-right AfD will become the second biggest party in both regio...
23:16 2019-09-01

Germany Is Wrong About Nuclear Power Volkswagen’s boss is right to criticize his country’s decision to privilege coal over atomic power. Berlin is a long way from hitting its climate tar...
11:48 2019-06-04

Why Germany May Need to Fight Recession With Spending Germany is the economic engine of Europe -- and it’s running on fumes. After a decade of near-constant expansion, the economy is flirting with recess...
03:00 2019-09-18

The future of youth football in Germany German football has an issue at youth level. Next week, a decision will be made on the reforms that could be suggested. There is an approach that cou...
21:32 2019-06-17

Opinion: The US and Germany — an everyday estrangement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just been to Berlin. The composed diplomatic courtesy shows just how far Germany and the US have drifted apart,...
01:32 2019-06-01

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether fo...
20:32 2019-06-14

Germany's 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein White sandy beaches, red-white lighthouses and a constant steady breeze shape the coasts of Schleswig-Holstein. The federal state in the far north of...
19:48 2019-06-27

Germany vs. Argentina: Player ratings A young Germany side without any of its 2014 World Cup winners faded after a strong first half to draw 2-2 with Argentina. Serge Gnabry and Kai Haver...
03:00 2019-10-10

Kids in Germany to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star ...
11:00 2019-06-07

Opinion: Why Germany beats the pessimists While investors from all over the world seek their fortunes in Germany, the prophets of doom are talking down Europe's biggest economy. Facts and fea...
11:00 2019-06-07

Housekeeping in Germany: 'You clean up my mess and I pay you for it!' Nine out of 10 housekeepers in Germany are paid under the table. Attempts to register them have failed, but Heike managed to accomplish it. DW visite...
17:16 2019-08-10

It's now a 'very appropriate' moment for Germany to consider spending more, EU policymaker says The German government should now look to ease its rules on fiscal spending in an effort to bolster its flagging economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, a vice-p...
10:48 2019-09-13

Academic upgrade for Germany's spies Germany has set up a special degree program to build up its national intelligence community. But it's only open to a select few — thoroughly vetted —...
01:48 2019-07-14

Germany: AKK urges more money for military The German defense budget is set to increase by almost €2 billion. But it's still not enough, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has warned. Key projects "ma...
15:16 2019-09-11

Germany: Gay conversion 'therapy' ban presented "Homosexuality is not a disease and does not require treatment," said Health Minister Jens Spahn. In Germany, there are an estimated 1,000 attempts a...
16:48 2019-06-11

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear de...
20:32 2019-06-08

Germany recognizing more foreign degrees As Germany tries to fill critical gaps in its skilled workforce, officials are recognizing more foreign professional degrees. Nurses, doctors and oth...
12:00 2019-08-21

Germany's 'gay' Paragraph 175 abolished 25 years ago When Paragraph 175 of the German Penal Code was abolished 25 years ago, homosexuality ceased to be separately regulated. DW takes a look back at a hi...
16:48 2019-06-11

KfW: Germany’s source of cheap capital Germany is famous for its engineering and infamous for its banks – but how does a $4 trillion economy get by with only one battered global systemical...
16:00 2019-09-18

Can tourism save wolves in Germany? Apex predators can be difficult neighbors. But a new approach being taken in Germany could offset the economic damage they can cause while increasing...
18:32 2019-08-03

Self-driving parking gets regulatory nod in Germany Daimler and Bosch will use the Mercedes-Benz Museum's parking garage to launch a self-driving valet parking feature that can be accessed via a smartp...
15:00 2019-07-23

Film dubbing as high art in Germany Last night’s German Dubbing Awards ceremony honored the star voices behind foreign films dubbed into German. But what makes a nation full of polyglot...
12:16 2019-05-24

Lagarde's First Job as ECB Boss: Sway Germany Christine Lagarde may be world renowned as head of the IMF, but her first big challenge as European Central Bank president would be to win over skept...
09:48 2019-07-04

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a...
12:16 2019-05-24

Germany urges US to talk with Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a thaw in US-Iran tensions must result in new talks over the 2015 nuclear deal. European leaders have struggl...
09:00 2019-08-30

Former East Germany still lags behind west Thirty years after German reunification, there are still systemic economic and psychological problems to overcome, the government's top official for ...
22:00 2019-09-25

Lagarde's First Job as ECB Boss: Charming Germany Christine Lagarde may be world renowned as head of the IMF, but her first big challenge as European Central Bank president would be to win over skept...
06:32 2019-07-04

Poland, Germany and the shadow of World War II To this day, German-Polish ties are haunted by the events of World War II. The invasion of Poland cast a long shadow, as demonstrated by current dema...
16:48 2019-08-31

Opinion: The deadly danger of being a Jew in Germany Worshippers at a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle only narrowly escaped a mass shooting by a neo-Nazi on a Jewish holiday. Anti-Semitism...
13:00 2019-10-10

Germany's TeamViewer valued at 5.25 bln euros in IPO German software company TeamViewer priced its initial public offering on Tuesday at 26.25 euros per share, valuing the connectivity specialist at 5.2...
22:16 2019-09-24

Germany to ban use of glyphosate weedkiller by end of 2023 Chemical is blamed for death of insects and suspected to cause cancer in humansGermany has said it will phase out the controversial weedkiller glypho...
09:48 2019-09-04

Germany's 16 states: Lower Saxony Whether hiking in the mudflats of the North Sea coast or horse riding in the Lüneburger Heide heath- Niedersachsen is considered a top holiday destin...
09:16 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Germany to buy three new Bombardier jets Germany's government will buy three new Bombardier jets this year, RND newspapers reported on Tuesday, adding that the deal would have a volume of 24...
16:16 2019-06-18

Who disarms Germany's WWII bombs? Defusing bombs dropped over Germany during World War II is Horst Lenz's calling. He is summoned around 1,000 times a year to clear explosive devices....
07:32 2019-07-03

Germany launches Alliance for Multilateralism The Alliance for Multilateralism is a loose group of nations working to boost international cooperation. Its purpose is to tackle global issues such ...
20:00 2019-09-26

Spain beats Germany 2-1 to win Under-21 Euros UDINE, Italy (AP) — Spain beat Germany 2-1 to match Italy with a record fifth title at the Under-21 European Championship on Sunday. Fabian Ruiz open...
18:32 2019-06-30

Controversial art patrons: What is the situation in Germany? Following the boycott of the Sackler family in various museums, private sponsors are being examined more carefully. The president of the Internationa...
08:00 2019-08-16

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German so...
07:48 2019-05-31

Is socialism the future for Germany's ailing SPD? The Social Democrats are struggling for relevance after a decadelong crisis of faith. DW's Austin Davis traveled to Munich to see whether socialism c...
21:16 2019-07-08

Some Cosplay From Germany's Biggest Anime Con DoKomi is Germany’s biggest anime show, with over 45,000 people turning up in Düsseldorf last month for video games, panels, music acts and cosplay....
01:32 2019-07-22

Germany's Teamviewer in top 2019 European IPO The maker of German device connectivity software Teamviewer has gone public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Its IPO completed as the biggest in the ...
04:32 2019-09-25

Opinion: Germany is fighting for its identity On the 80th anniversary of WWII's first battle, the right-wing populist AfD party scored its strongest-ever results in two states. Germany is now wre...
15:48 2019-09-01

Germany's 16 states: Saxony-Anhalt Artistic landscaped gardens; lots of middle ages flair; a hot spot of modern Bauhaus architecture — for visitors, that means: UNESCO World Heritage s...
19:16 2019-07-24

Germany: Conflict in AfD pulling party to the right In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist ...
23:32 2019-07-07

Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic a...
00:00 2019-08-15

The best AT&T plans in May 2019 The best AT&T plans have remained consistent for months now, with no changes to its shared data plans, prepaid plans, or its unlimited data plans. Th...
20:32 2019-05-22

Germany's 16 states: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is home to seaside resorts once nicknamed "Berlin's bathtub," and is ideal for waterside holidays — from the Baltic Sea...
08:32 2019-08-07

Germany debates stepping up active cyberoperations The recent US cyberattack against Iranian weapons systems is just the latest example of how conflicts are spilling into the virtual sphere. Germany, ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Greeks the darlings of the credit industry in Germany A survey of a leading price comparison platform shows that banks in Germany are most keen on granting credit to Greeks living in Germany. But native ...
15:00 2019-08-30

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeano...
03:48 2019-07-17

Germany: US military plane crashes near Trier The pilot escaped via the ejection seat and is being treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital. The US Air Force confirmed it was one of its F-...
15:48 2019-10-08

Police operation at Hoyerswerda school in Germany There are local reports of a large police operation at a high school in eastern Germany. It reportedly came after the discovery of a threatening lett...
14:32 2019-10-01

U21 Euros: Germany win thriller to reach final Germany overcame a flurry of intense transition football from a talented Romania team to book their spot in the U21 Euro final. In the other semifina...
19:48 2019-06-27

Women's World Cup: Germany vs Sweden live Germany are one game away from a World Cup semifinal against either Italy or the Netherlands. Martina Voss-Tecklenburg's side has impressed, but can ...
13:32 2019-06-29

Germany increasingly popular as holiday destination More holidaymakers are opting for Germany, as an almost decadelong tourism boom continues. Another record for the number of travelers to Germany is e...
21:00 2019-08-08

Germany: 'Meat tax' on the table to protect the climate Meat is relatively cheap for consumers in Germany. But that could all be about to change as lawmakers from across the political spectrum back proposa...
08:32 2019-08-07

Suspending parliament: Why it couldn't happen in Germany British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's constitutional maneuvers to prorogue Parliament would be unthinkable in Germany. Constitutional law professors...
13:48 2019-08-29

Kids in Germany called on to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star ...
06:32 2019-06-07

Gynecologists in Germany fined for abortion advertising A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules were loosene...
10:00 2019-06-14

Retracing Germany's tragic Kindertransport, 80 years later Just months before the outbreak of the Second World War, 10,000 mostly Jewish children were granted refuge in England. Eighty years later, survivors ...
16:16 2019-07-09

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) start choosing a new leader on Monday after Andrea Nahles stepped down, with a membership appalled by plumm...
04:48 2019-06-03

The naked truth: is naturism dying out in Germany? The practice of FKK – being naked in nature – has declined because of a new nudity taboo. But some groups report a rise in membershipFor decades Germ...
08:48 2019-08-08

Lea Schüller: The goals to lead Germany to glory Easygoing and dangerous in front of goal: the young striker is the new hope for Germany ahead of the Women's World Cup in France. Can her goals lead ...
06:32 2019-06-07

ChargePoint teams up with MVV Energie to expand in Germany Silicon Valley-based ChargePoint, one of the world's largest operators of charging stations for electric vehicles, said it had teamed up with local G...
14:16 2019-06-28

Germany's von der Leyen supports Brexit extension Ursula von der Leyen has tried to sway socialists and liberals on a possible Brexit delay. She also confirmed she will step down as German defense mi...
11:48 2019-07-15

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major citie...
08:32 2019-05-26

Former SS guard of Nazi camp, 92, to go on trial in Germany A Hamburg court says a 92-year-old former SS private will go on trial on 5,230 counts of accessory to murder on allegations that, in his role as a gu...
10:16 2019-08-08

Germany remembers 'Holocaust by bullets' in Ukraine Between 1941 and 1944, German soldiers and police shot and killed more than 1 million Jews in Ukraine. The German government now wants to raise aware...
07:00 2019-08-29

Germany's Selmayr to quit as top EU civil servant Secretary-General Martin Selmayr looks set to quit next week. The German drew rebukes last year over his sudden rise to Commission general secretary ...
19:16 2019-07-16

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platf...
04:32 2019-07-17

In Germany, an early test of VW's global EV aspirations Volkswagen Group's sprawling plant in Zwickau, eastern Germany, is the world’s first car factory switching seamlessly from combustion engines to elec...
01:48 2019-09-10

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation i...
12:16 2019-06-08

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with econo...
08:48 2019-06-28

Nearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists now living in Germany Scale of problem revealed as details emerge of suspect in pro-refugee politician’s murderNearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists are living in Ger...
15:32 2019-06-18

Germany's Heiko Maas pushes multilateralism at UN Working together is "not a betrayal" and shows love for one's own country, top diplomat Heiko Maas said at the UN General Assembly, contradicting US ...
09:16 2019-09-26

DHL stops deliveries for Amazon Fresh in Germany Deutsche Post DHL will no longer deliver fresh food in Germany for Amazon as demand for the service launched in 2017 has been disappointing, a spok...
13:32 2019-08-21

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very ...
22:00 2019-08-16

The girl in the box: the mysterious crime that shocked Germany On 15 September 1981, 10-year-old Ursula Herrmann headed home by bike from her cousin’s house. She never arrived. So began one of Germany’s most noto...
05:00 2019-09-24

Attacks on LGBT+ people increase in Germany The Interior Ministry has said there has been a surge in anti-LGBT+-related crime in recent years. Political figures insist more action needs to be t...
15:32 2019-09-26

Germany is opening an electric highway for trucks Trucks are guzzling ever more diesel, polluting towns and cities and fueling climate change. Germany thinks it may have found the answer by using ove...
08:31 2019-05-21

Germany says fewer Britons became citizens last year German authorities say the number of British nationals receiving German citizenship declined last year after a Brexit-related peak in 2017, but Brito...
08:01 2019-05-29

Opinion: Huawei's 5G plan for Germany is a bad deal China does everything it can to block access to information, particularly from the foreign press. So letting a Chinese firm build Germany's 5G networ...
22:00 2019-07-10

Tesla Needs To Step Up Its Service Game, Especially In Germany Tesla needs to step up its service game in Germany, India is leading the charge on battery-swapping, and BMW’s new CEO wants to beat Mercedes. All th...
12:00 2019-08-16

Climate change: What Germany can learn from the Netherlands With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging cl...
14:00 2019-08-22

Crowded out by a monopoly, Deliveroo says goodbye to Germany Farewell then, Deliveroo — we hardly knew you. The British food delivery service has enjoyed a dramatic rise in Europe in recent years but the monopo...
08:00 2019-08-16

Tesla races to boost service in Germany Subpar service could be a barrier to Tesla making a bigger impact in Germany, where exacting owners value painstaking vehicle care. Tesla is poised t...
15:16 2019-08-17

Germany, Hungary to mark end of the Iron Curtain Thirty years ago on Monday Hungarian border guards for the first time allowed people from communist East Germany to cross freely into Austria and hun...
10:16 2019-08-18

Germany's imam quandary: Educate, don't import Ending foreign influence on Muslim religious leaders' education is a long-term goal for the German government. A new study might lead the way for tra...
00:32 2019-06-19

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as far-right extremist Germany's domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The group, which claims to defend ...
12:16 2019-07-11

Germany's central bank warns of possible recession The Bundesbank has warned that a slump in the German economy could have continued over the summer. It cited the US-China trade war as one factor weig...
03:00 2019-08-20

Don't Expect a Meaningful Fiscal Push From Germany The German economy needs new sources of growth. Investors shouldn’t count on fiscal stimulus to be one of them, even if the government loosens the pu...
16:32 2019-08-20

EU says it is in close contact with Germany over Condor loan The European Union antitrust regulator said on Wednesday it was in close contact with the German authorities regarding a proposed loan to German airl...
09:16 2019-09-25

Is Germany moving toward Trump's stance on Iran? Having blamed Iran for the drone attack on Saudi oil facilities, Angela Merkel's government seems to be following in the footsteps of Donald Trump's ...
20:48 2019-09-24

Wide implications as Germany teeters toward recession Germany’s central bank has issued a gloomy economic report suggesting that growth in the summer continued to shrink, raising the possibility Europe’s...
16:00 2019-08-19

Germany: Condor to keep flying thanks to government loan As a subsidiary of Thomas Cook, the German airline's future has been in doubt. The firm is now working to ensure its insolvent British parent company...
20:48 2019-09-24

Does Germany need a stimulus package to cope with recession? German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has been mulling an economic stimulus package, should Europe's largest economy slide into a full-blown recession....
02:32 2019-08-21

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say t...
01:16 2019-05-30

UK to copy Germany with new law after Thomas Cook collapse New laws will be introduced to prevent travellers being left in a "ridiculous situation" following the collapse of firms such as Thomas Cook, the tra...
14:16 2019-09-25

Germany: 20.8 million people with immigrant background While refugees catch the headlines, most migrants come from other parts of Europe. Only 15% of 20.8 million people with an immigrant background came ...
08:00 2019-08-21

3 Mosques Across Germany Evacuated Over Bomb Threats At least three mosques across Germany were evacuated on Thursday after receiving bomb threats through e-mails, prompting the police to beef up securi...
01:48 2019-07-12

1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the same year birth control was introduced in Germany. It was also the beginning of what w...
04:00 2019-08-13

Germany's Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholder...
11:32 2019-06-23

Factbox: Germany's climate protection package Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package worth more than 50 billion euros ($55 billion) through 2023, including ...
21:32 2019-09-20

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission...
22:00 2019-07-10

Tanak: 2018 Germany win one of the most difficult in my WRC career Toyota's Ott Tanak says it will be a "big challenge" to repeat last year's Rally Germany victory, which was "one of the most difficult" in his World ...
09:16 2019-08-20

#TrumpNotWelcome trends in Germany after Trump says he'd like to visit 'soon' Merkel couldn't contain a surprised smile at Trump's announcement, but social media users weren't so gracious. The mayor of Trump's grandparents' hom...
08:48 2019-08-27

Made in Germany: German products have best reputation According to a new YouGov poll, products made in Germany have the best reputation with international consumers. The poll saw Chinese-manufactured pro...
09:00 2019-09-30

Germany sees surge in weapon seizures from far right Police seized more than a thousand weapons in 2018 during raids on far-right groups, amid increasing concerns about militant attacks. Experts are ala...
00:16 2019-09-29

Europe says Spain’s economy is doing better than Germany’s. That’s absurd. The nonsense idea that Spain’s economy doesn’t need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able to convince the...
09:16 2019-05-21

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also inv...
08:32 2019-06-02

Opinion: Germany faces turbulent times The resignation of Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles makes early elections in Germany more likely. But both the CDU and the SPD should avoid any h...
10:16 2019-06-02

Measles vaccine gap poses risk in Germany Some 166,000 German infants lack measles immunization, health insurers warn. Their finding underscores a recent World Health Organization alert that ...
21:00 2019-08-08

Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa Germany sealed top spot in Group B as they eased past South Africa with a 4-0 Women’s World Cup victory in Montpellier on Monday.Following 1-0 wins i...
15:32 2019-06-17

Germany: 'No rift' between Chancellor Merkel and likely successor The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats has dismissed claims she was thrown off the chancellor's plane to the US due to a row. Annegret Kram...
21:00 2019-09-29

100 caps and opener for Popp as Germany marches on Alexandra Popp celebrated her 100th appearance for Germany with the opening goal for the two-time world champion in its comfortable 3-0 win over Nige...
15:32 2019-06-22

Deliveroo quits Germany to focus on other markets British food delivery service Deliveroo will cease operations in Germany on Friday to focus on other markets in Europe and beyond, a spokesman for th...
00:00 2019-08-13

Germany promises US greater military involvement Defense spending and the Strait of Hormuz were on the agenda during Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer's trip to Washington on a mission to strengthen ties. ...
23:00 2019-09-23

Activists in Germany demand legalization of abortion Abortion in Germany, while pratically possible for most women, technically remains a criminal offence in all cases. Opponents of the laws want a full...
02:16 2019-09-28

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed ...
21:48 2019-06-21

George Soros to target far-right in eastern Germany George Soros's Open Society Foundation is gearing up to battle hate and the far-right in eastern Germany. The Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) is pr...
21:48 2019-06-21

Jonathan Powell on UK politics and comparisons with Germany Looking at the state of British politics, where politicians are branded “traitors” and judges called “enemies of the people”, with Tony Blair's forme...
15:48 2019-07-12

Germany sees surge in weapon seizures from far-right Police seized more than a thousand weapons in 2018, during raids on far-right groups amid increasing concerns about militant attacks. Experts are ala...
11:16 2019-09-28

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views al...
09:48 2019-06-22

Germany to join alliance to phase out coal In the wake of the global student climate strike, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said Germany would move further in its efforts to phase out coa...
03:32 2019-09-22

Germany's firefighters on the decline as aging strikes Fire departments are struggling to find new recruits — crucial for a country where 95% of the firefighters are volunteers. Without them, Germany coul...
16:32 2019-08-25

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threaten...
23:48 2019-06-19

Germany: 92-year-old former SS guard to face trial The man is accused of being complicit in the deaths of 5,230 inmates during a period of almost a year working as a guard at the Stutthof concentratio...
21:00 2019-08-08

Germany's far-right makes big gains in state elections A far-right party scored its strongest-ever results in two key state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, finishing second behind the country's ma...
10:16 2019-09-02

China’s currency pain is Germany’s gain A devaluation of China’s currency during the ongoing trade war with the US may lead to more prosperity for Germany and the rest of the world, except ...
13:00 2019-10-07

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why ...
13:32 2019-07-05

Germany to pay US$11,000 each to Chile Nazi sect victims The scale of the atrocities committed at a fenced-in mountain commune 350 kilometres south of Santiago came to light only after the end of Augusto Pi...
16:16 2019-05-21

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. ...
09:48 2019-07-05

Germany honors opponents who tried to assassinate Hitler Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, honoring those who resisted the Nazi regime. The resisters, who...
21:32 2019-07-19

Germany: 1,000-year-old sarcophagus opened in Mainz The major archaeological find left researchers and German church officials feeling "like Indiana Jones." But with the rush of fresh air threatening t...
17:48 2019-06-04

China's currency pain is Germany's gain A devaluation of China's currency during the ongoing trade war with the US may lead to more prosperity for Germany and the rest of the world, except ...
02:32 2019-10-08

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a sp...
14:48 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Germany to ban use of glyphosate from end of 2023 - sources The German government will ban the use of controversial weedkiller glyphosate - the subject of U.S lawsuits over claims it causes cancer - from the e...
06:16 2019-09-04

How startup culture in Germany is securing the best talent Germany is known for an efficient workforce. However, this may be outdated when it comes to company culture. Now to keep top talent, many companies a...
18:48 2019-09-06

Three die in Germany as plane slams into hardware store Three people have died after a small plane crashed into a building in southwestern Germany. The aircraft, which appeared to be attempting an unschedu...
17:48 2019-07-20

Germany squad omits Mario Götze again Mario Götze's improved form late in the season for Dortmund has not caught Joachim Löw's eye. The Germany coach is looking to other attacking options...
18:48 2019-05-22

Germany's struggling car industry won't see significant rebound - Ifo Germany's export-oriented car industry will not see a significant recovery from its current slowdown, the chief economist of Germany's Ifo institute ...
06:32 2019-05-23

| Ter Stegen hits back at Neuer in Germany row Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen has accused Manuel Neuer of making "inappropriate" comments in a war of the words between the two Germany ...
18:00 2019-09-16

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Na...
01:16 2019-07-06

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life...
07:32 2019-07-19

Demands of Far-Right Party Unsettle Artists in Germany The anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany wants to know the nationalities of artists employed by state theaters, and cultural organizations ar...
15:16 2019-07-19

Pimps of Thai transexuals on trial in Germany The four Thai women and a German man have been charged with forced prostitution, people trafficking, and exploitation. Prosecutors say the gang took ...
15:32 2019-05-21

Tips from the professionals on how to apply for the perfect job in Germany Like every country, Germany has its own unique set of rules when it comes to applying for a job. Many companies are trying to make the process easier...
12:32 2019-08-02

Germany's Longest Bond Goes Negative for First Time Investors face having to pay to lend to the German government at every single maturity after yields on the country’s longest-term bond dipped into ne...
10:48 2019-08-02

Trump may move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland President Trump said Wednesday that the US might move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland — but balked when asked if a new military facility in the B...
16:48 2019-06-12

Will millions of EVs disrupt Germany's power grid? Over the coming decade, Germany's electricity grid will need upgrades to enable it to recharge tens of millions of electric cars. Rather than being w...
05:48 2019-09-03

Amazon Web Services Creates 500 Jobs in Germany AWS, which grew out of the technology that runs Amazon's e-commerce platform, is gaining scale in Germany after addressing concerns about privacy tha...
21:00 2019-09-16

East Germany: A failed experiment in dictatorship Germany was divided between 1945 and 1990. Exactly 70 years after the foundation of East Germany, and 30 years after the peaceful revolution that spe...
01:00 2019-10-07

What's happened to Germany's world class players? The lack of a German on FIFA's shortlist of the best men's players and the low key loan move of a key man in World Cup 2014 give cause for reflection...
07:16 2019-08-01

Income inequality in Germany on the rise: study A study found a widening income gap between the poorest and the rich. Researchers found a slight decline in income inequality in eastern Germany comp...
07:32 2019-10-07

Germany's 16 states: North Rhine-Westphalia A cosmopolitan approach to life in Cologne, industrial heritage in the Ruhr region, open countryside in Westphalia: North Rhine-Westphalia is a state...
06:48 2019-07-03

Tips for apartment hunting and moving in Germany Roughly 8 million Germans move house every year. So what's it like? DW's Cristina Burack shares some quirks of finding a new place to live in Germany...
09:32 2019-06-12

Germany should aim to be a leader in hydrogen technology: minister Germany should aim to be a leader in technologies needed to make and utilize hydrogen, which offers a green alternative to fossil fuels in the shift ...
18:00 2019-10-09

Germany prepared to take in 25% of migrants who arrive in Italy by sea Interior Minister Seehofer has made the gesture ahead of EU talks on migration later this month. The issue has been one of hot debate in recent years...
05:00 2019-09-14

Germany playmaker Dzsenifer Marozsan out with broken toe Germany are to be without key midfielder Dzenifer Marozsan for at least the rest of the group stage at the Women's World Cup in France. Marozan suffe...
16:48 2019-06-11

At Least Two Killed In Shooting In Germany's Halle: Police At least two people were shot dead on a street in the German city of Halle on Wednesday, police said, with media and witnesses reporting that a synag...
14:00 2019-10-09

Toxic caterpillar infestation plagues Germany Armed with flame torches and special vacuum cleaners, towns across Germany are trying to fight back against a plague of oak processionary caterpillar...
08:00 2019-07-04

Kroos out of Germany squad for European qualifiers Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for its upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia   ...
09:16 2019-05-22

Germany falls in global competitiveness ranking The World Economic Forum downgraded Germany, saying that its lagging internet and mobile networks are the country's "biggest weakness." The US lost i...
05:00 2019-10-09

Edward Snowden still eying asylum in Germany American whistleblower Edward Snowden has once again expressed interest in seeking political asylum in Germany. He has warned that if he turns up dea...
05:00 2019-09-14

Germany debates World War II memorial for Poland Supporters and critics of a Berlin memorial to commemorate Polish victims of World War II debate how to honor those killed by the Nazi regime. Some q...
19:00 2019-07-03

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked d...
05:48 2019-07-04

Two dead after shooting near synagogue in eastern Germany A shooting left two dead in eastern Germany after a shooting near a synagogue on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year and a fasting day for Jews. ...
10:32 2019-10-09

Germany's Merkel congratulates Britain's Johnson German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Boris Johnson on his election as Conservative Party leader on Tuesday and said she looked forward to go...
11:16 2019-07-23

Fatal shooting reported near synagogue in Germany At least two people were killed Wednesday in a shooting in front of a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle – an attack that comes on Yom Kip...
08:32 2019-10-09

Germany's first 5G network launched by Deutsche Telekom Germany's largest telecom company has launched the country's first 5G network, but for now it only works in two cities and with a €900 smartphone. By...
05:48 2019-07-04

Germany's first 'porn karaoke' bar opens in Hamburg No singing is required at Hamburg's newest karaoke bar — but moaning is a must. The "Porn Karaoke Bar" in the city's infamous St. Pauli district give...
20:32 2019-07-23

Germany's Angelique Kerber knocked out of Wimbledon American Lauren Davis scored a shocking win over defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber, eliminating her from the UK tournament. Kerber is ran...
16:48 2019-07-04

That's not Stuttgart! Germany's AfD red-faced over Israeli brawl mix-up A German far-right party was accused on Thursday of attempting to fan racial hatred by using a video of a brawl it suggested involved migrants at a w...
13:00 2019-07-04

Germany says question of reparations to Greece is settled The German government is underlining its position that the question of World War II reparations to Greece has been settled, after Athens asked Berlin...
07:32 2019-06-05

Germany: no layoffs at Volkswagen brand through 2029 Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand's German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to cut costs and adapt...
07:32 2019-06-05

Germany: Over 600 attacks on refugees in first half of 2019 Asylum-seekers and refugees continue to be a target of attack in Germany — and they are almost always victims of far-right violence. Offenses range f...
06:32 2019-09-05

Why Germany's nudist culture remains refreshing From lakes to saunas and parks: Is Germany's nudist culture, known as FKK, dying out or still making waves? It's still strong enough to inspire a cha...
19:16 2019-07-24

Germany: Former SS soldier charged with hate speech Karl M. was an SS member complicit in the murder of over 80 people in France in 1944. He had disputed whether the Nazis murdered six million Jews in ...
19:16 2019-07-24

Opinion: More money won't alone fix Germany's military woes Germany's new defense minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has told the Bundestag she wants a bigger defense budget. But simply throwing more money ...
19:16 2019-07-24

Islamophobic attacks in Germany sharply decline A parliamentary inquiry has found that anti-Muslim attacks have been dropping steadily since 2017. However, a Left party lawmaker warned that hatred ...
10:00 2019-06-05

Merkel says Germany is open for Chinese investment German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the co...
03:16 2019-09-06

Germany Rose And Fell With Bastian Schweinsteiger Bastian Schweinsteiger was three different players. The German superstar, who announced his retirement from soccer on Tuesday, is leaving behind one ...
00:32 2019-10-09

| Schweinsteiger announces retirement, could join Germany set-up Bastian Schweinsteiger is welcome to join the Germany coaching staff, national team coach Joachim Loew after theveteran midfielder announced his reti...
01:00 2019-10-09

Netherlands beat Germany in six-goal thriller "Euro 2020 qualifying, Group C - Germany 2 (Gnabry 9\u0027, Kroos pen 73\u0027), Netherlands 4 (De Jong 59\u0027, Tah OG 66\u0027, Malen 79\u0027, W...
18:16 2019-09-06

Dumpster diving remains illegal in Germany Justice ministers from Germany's federal states have rejected proposals to legalize taking discarded food from supermarket garbage containers. Millio...
00:48 2019-06-07

Germany Shooting Was Live on Twitch for 35 Minutes An anti-Semitic attack that killed at least two people in the German city of Halle Wednesday was streamed live for 35 minutes, and eventually seen by...
05:32 2019-10-10

Germany honors resisters who tried to assassinate Hitler Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, after decades in which the resistance against the Nazis has gra...
03:16 2019-07-19

Neo-Nazi Appointed District Mayor in Germany Stefan Jagsch, the deputy state leader of an extreme-right party, was appointed because no one else wanted the job. He’s also the only one who does e...
19:16 2019-09-09

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political p...
19:32 2019-06-03

Euro 2020 qualifying: Germany get the job done in Belarus Germany make it two wins from two in Euro 2020 qualifying Group C. In the first competitive meeting between the two nations, Germany were better and ...
00:48 2019-06-09

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades, Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel...
00:48 2019-07-18

Germany Scorned Air Conditioning---Then Came the Heat Wave America’s fondness for artificially chilled air was long viewed as wasteful, unnatural and wimpy, but record temperatures have some Germans rethinkin...
17:48 2019-06-30

Austrian firm fails in bid to take over Germany's Osram AMS was unable to meet the requirements set for the proposed buyout, but has vowed to keep pursuing Osram. The struggling lighting company has said i...
20:48 2019-10-04

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so fa...
18:48 2019-05-23

Germany and Spain Open With Tense Victories Germany beat China, 1-0; Spain won in the event for the first time, beating South Africa, 3-1; and Marta was ruled out of Brazil’s opening game again...
17:16 2019-06-08

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will ha...
05:00 2019-06-13

Germany caught between Turks and Kurds in Syria Germany's large Kurdish and Turkish communities are a major factor in its unique geopolitical role in the Syria conflict. Kurdish leaders in Germany ...
03:00 2019-10-10

Sane, Reus seal Germany win over Belarus "Germany eased past hosts Belarus 2-0 with goals from Leroy Sane and Marco Reus on Saturday to make it two wins from their first two Euro 2020 Group ...
18:16 2019-06-08

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition'...
11:32 2019-06-09

About 20 people injured in thunderstorms in eastern Germany BERLIN — Authorities say that about 20 people have been injured in eastern Germany by gusty winds and thunderstorms. German news agency dpa reported ...
05:00 2019-06-13

Germany second-largest destination for migrants: OECD While the United States took the top spot, Germany came in second as the largest single destination for migrants. Although humanitarian migration has...
10:00 2019-09-18

Cool cars at the IAA Auto Show in Germany The IAA auto show in Frankfurt Germany is an international platform for the very latest developments in the world of mobility.    ...
16:48 2019-09-09

Germany: Rare red panda cub born in Halle Zoo officials in the eastern German city of Halle (Saale) announced Sunday that a red panda cub was born in a protected litter box earlier this month...
07:00 2019-06-30

Why the state elections in eastern Germany are important Elections on Sunday in Saxony and neighboring Brandenburg, two federal states in former East Germany, have the entire country holding its breath. The...
16:48 2019-08-31

Police violence in Germany: An underreported problem? Police violence is a contentious issue in most countries, with Germany being no exception. A recent study suggests that there could be more instances...
18:00 2019-09-17

Sandcastle in Germany sets new world record An international team of artists succeeded in building a sandcastle that is almost a meter higher than the previous record holder. The triumph came t...
00:48 2019-06-07

After shaking episodes, Germany's Merkel says she is fit for work Germany's Angela Merkel said on Friday she was fit to carry on as chancellor after a bout of shaking episodes, and that she hoped to enjoy life after...
05:48 2019-07-19

A personal look at some central differences between China and Germany Comparing China and Germany is like comparing apples with oranges, says Megan Chua from Singapore. After living in both countries, she talks about so...
10:00 2019-09-18

Germany approves controversial military exports to UAE Germany's Federal Security Council has given the go-ahead to the sale of military equipment to the UAE. The export licence is contentious, as the UAE...
09:48 2019-10-04

Germany military helicopter crashes near Hanover At least one person was killed, according to several news outlets. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, prompting ca...
10:16 2019-07-01

Germany: Escaped cobra captured after 5-day hunt A highly venomous snake spent several days on the loose in a German town, prompting authorities to evacuate several houses. It was eventually spotted...
01:00 2019-08-31

BAT plans to cut 2,300 jobs by Jan 2020 British American Tobacco Plc said on Thursday it would lay off 2,300 employees globally by January as the world's second largest tobacco company...
04:16 2019-09-12

Mitsubishi plans new SUV strategy Greater differentiation between three key models, plus EV options, are on the cards Mitsubishi will reorganise its SUV line-up to create clearer spa...
00:16 2019-05-23

Here's Everything You Need To Know About JioFiber Monthly Plans Each of the six JioFiber packs comes with features including free voice calls across the country, TV video calling and gaming services, according to ...
02:16 2019-09-21

The best Sprint plans in May 2019 The best Sprint plans are fairly easy to find, since Sprint has very few options to choose from. Aside from it’s three unlimited data plans, t...
20:32 2019-05-22

The best T-Mobile plans in May 2019 The best T-Mobile plans are all about one thing: unlimited data. That focus has helped the mobile carrier consistently rank in the top spot for best ...
20:32 2019-05-22

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do busi...
15:48 2019-05-29

Boeing says has no plans to change name of 737 MAX Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its futur...
05:32 2019-06-18

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker ...
14:32 2019-06-12

Nintendo has no plans to give up on the 3DS just yet Nintendo of America may have a new president, but its approach to supporting the 3DS console is the same as ever: if you want it, we've got it.&...
05:48 2019-06-16

Globalfoundries Firming Up IPO Plans Chip maker Globalfoundries is firming up plans to go public, its chief executive said, in a move that could give the company more financial firepower...
04:32 2019-09-25

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen said it will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton in a range of €27 ($30.5) to €33 a share, making the initial public offering worth u...
02:00 2019-06-14

Germany v China: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from Rennes, kick-off 2pm BSTNikita Parris: ‘It’s an exciting time for English football’Feel free to email Ben or tweet @Be...
10:16 2019-06-08

Germany: U.S video not enough to attribute blame over oil tanker attacks A video provided by the United States is not sufficient to prove that Iran is behind the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, German Foreign M...
10:16 2019-06-14

Pompeo warns Germany on consequences of buying Huawei The United States aims to educate its international partners on the risks posed by next-generation wireless networks manufactured by China's Huawei, ...
05:48 2019-05-31

Child marriages in Germany present a challenge for authorities A law to prevent child marriage went into effect in Germany two years ago. It was designed to keep minors from marrying, but a new study by the women...
20:48 2019-09-24

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more ...
06:48 2019-08-22

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled...
00:48 2019-06-07

Pool closures turning Germany into 'nation of non-swimmers' Lifeguards warn that more and more people in Germany are unable to swim: A quarter of primary schools no longer offer lessons; a pool closes every fo...
15:16 2019-06-07

Mother tongue lessons for Germany's polyglot schoolkids Children with a migrant background can take classes in their home language in public schools across Germany. Around 98,000 kids learn one of 23 mothe...
15:00 2019-08-30

Pompeo visit to Germany highlights differences, commonalities US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with the German chancellor and foreign minister on his first Berlin visit. While Angela Merkel stressed clo...
08:16 2019-05-31

Germany: Cleric battles to exonerate innocent 'witches' A retired pastor is urging German cities to rehabilitate 25,000 people executed long ago. With "witch" persecution still rife in parts of the world a...
16:48 2019-06-11

Germany: Dusseldorf hospital fire kills elderly man The fire broke out in a patient's room of the Dusseldorf hospital's second floor and spread throughout the building, killing one and injuring several...
15:16 2019-09-10

Germany celebrates 70 years of saucy currywurst sausage Germans celebrated on Wednesday 70 years of the currywurst, a Berlin speciality of sliced sausage smothered in curry powder and ketchup, as they cele...
11:16 2019-09-04

Dynamic career women from Africa coming together in Germany Eight female founders from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa are currently in Berlin as part of the Female Tech Business in Africa program. They want to ...
14:00 2019-08-22

Germany ready to back new electric car battery consortium European states are discussing the creation of a second European battery cell production consortium, the German economy ministry said on Friday, as c...
16:16 2019-09-06

Germany's Marozsan ruled out for World Cup group phase German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women's World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win...
11:16 2019-06-11

Germany’s Merkel Says Hong Kong’s Rights Should Be Protected (BEIJING) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a ...
12:16 2019-09-06

Live Euro 2020 qualifier: Germany vs. Estonia Can Germany maintain their 100 percent record in European Championship qualifying and make it three wins from three? Follow all the build-up and live...
16:48 2019-06-11

Former Germany international Metzelder questioned over child pornography Police are investigating ex-Germany footballer Christoph Metzelder over the distribution of child pornography, the Bild newspaper reported. The playe...
12:16 2019-09-04

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran BERLIN (AP) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise bet...
03:16 2019-05-31

Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata': To the moon and back to Germany A timeless classical music hit, Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" is the inspiration for this year's Beethovenfest in Bonn. It's been performed all over...
18:48 2019-09-06

The Latest: Germany condemns deaths of protesters in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 1:30 p.m. Ger...
08:00 2019-06-03

Germany mulls requests to host Sea-Watch migrants Dozens of cities, including Berlin and Rottenburg, have offered to take in migrants rescued in the Mediterranean. But German authorities have said re...
00:32 2019-06-19

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of ...
10:48 2019-06-05

Germany's far-right AfD stronghold: Life is good, but 'people are scared' Almost 50% of Neisseaue voted for the far-right AfD in Saxony's election, more than anywhere else in the eastern German state. "Life is good," say lo...
18:48 2019-09-06

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "rig...
00:32 2019-06-19

Homeopathy? Leave system as it is, decides Germany's Spahn German statutory health insurance funds should continue funding homeopathy to the small extent they do currently, Health Minister Jens Spahn has said...
17:32 2019-09-18