2 men arrested in Berlin suspected of preparing 'serious act of violence'

2015-11-27 08:15

Berlin police said they carried out two raids targeting Islamists Thursday and arrested two men suspected of preparing to carry out "a serious act of violence representing a danger for the state."

Emissions scandal: More Audis, Porsches with cheat software

2015-11-25 10:00

German automakers Audi and Porsche admitted that their 3.0-litre engines contain more emissions-cheating software than previously thought.

Pictures on smartphones are all many refugees have left

2015-11-22 21:03

The pictures show birthday parties, family, friends and former homes. Most refugees are not able to take many personal items on their journey. The photos on their smartphones are often the only link they have to their past.

Cloud-based news agency launched for Libya

2015-11-19 21:04

The Libyan Cloud News Agency independent newswire service has gone online.

Cancelling Hanover match right decision - Merkel

2015-11-18 16:26

Soccer fans and police alike sent a message to the world about reacting to terrorism with the orderly way they evacuated the Hanover stadium after a terrorist threat, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

German friendly cancelled, reports of explosives-laden ambulance brushed aside

2015-11-18 00:04

The threat of a bomb attack prompted the decision to call off the "life must go on" soccer friendly between Germany and The Netherlands, security sources say. But reports of an explosives-packed ambulance were brushed aside.

Holocaust denier sent to prison

2015-11-17 22:21

The German Neo-Nazi and Holocaust denier Gerhard Ittner has been sentenced to 18 months in prison by a regional court in Germany.

German police arrest 2 more in hunt for Paris suspects

2015-11-17 19:25

German police hunting for suspects in the Paris attacks say they have arrested two more people near the Belgian border, bringing to 5 the number of arrests.

Rosberg is showing his class - Wolff

2015-11-17 09:40

Nico Rosberg's class is shining through now because he is taking a more dynamic approach to his racing, according to Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff.

Syrian refugees brace for backlash after Paris attacks

2015-11-16 05:08

Carefully shielding a lit candle against the cold pouring rain, Syrian refugee Ghaled, 22, had come to the French embassy in Berlin to pay tribute to victims of the Paris attacks.


WWII bomb forces thousands from homes in Hamburg

2015-11-25 21:00

About 4 000 residents of the northern German city of Hamburg have had to move to safety as workers defused a WWII-era bomb discovered in the midst of a residential area.

German police want 'backup' to cope with refugees, terrorism

2015-11-23 18:29

Strain brought on by terrorist threats and Europe's migration crisis mean German police need an urgent boost in manpower, the country's police union says.

Emissions scandal: Cheaper to buy back old VWs?

2015-11-20 11:30

When Volkswagen submits a plan to fix emissions-cheating diesel engines on Friday, it will have only two options for most of the cars.

German foreign minister begins Africa trip in Mozambique

2015-11-19 13:43

Germany’s foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has arrived in the south-eastern state of Mozambique on the first leg of his four-day trip to Africa.

Europe on edge as hunt on for 9th Paris attack suspect

2015-11-18 06:32

Europe is on high alert after video revealed a ninth man may have taken part in the Paris attacks, as France and Russia formed an unusual alliance against Islamic State jihadists who claimed the bloodshed.

French hunt 2nd fugitive, launch new airstrikes

2015-11-17 23:26

French police are hunting for a second fugitive directly involved in the deadly Paris attacks, officials have said, as France made an unprecedented demand that its EU allies support its military action against ISIS.

Germany frees seven, no links to Paris attacks

2015-11-17 20:18

German police have released seven people they had arrested, saying there is no evidence linking them to the Paris attacks.

Germany arrests three with links to Paris attack

2015-11-17 15:36

A special German task force has arrested three people near the western German city of Aachen as part of a Europe-wide search for a suspect in Paris' deadly terrorist attacks.

'Alles gut' - happy ending for some refugee families

2015-11-16 22:01

First there is the life-or-death journey across the Mediterranean, then the trek through the Balkans with hopes of a fresh start in Western Europe. Not all make it, and many refugee families get separated on the way. For some, though, there is a happy outcome.

Paris suspect wanted 'to see the Eiffel Tower'

2015-11-15 22:34

A man arrested in Germany with explosives and Kalashnikovs in his car, said he was on his way to Paris "to see the Eiffel Tower" and refused to discuss the ISIS attacks, police say.

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