Heidelberg car suspect held on suspicion of murder

2017-02-26 15:47

Authorities say a man who drove into a group of pedestrians in the German city of Heidelberg is being held on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

German secret service spied on global media - report

2017-02-25 06:49

Germany's foreign intelligence service BND long spied on journalists of the BBC, The New York Times, Reuters and other media, news weekly Der Spiegel reported Friday.

German domestic demand bolstered growth in final quarter

2017-02-23 12:00

Domestic demand has driven German growth in the fourth quarter as trade damped Europe’s largest economy.

German city bans older diesel cars

2017-02-22 07:41

Authorities in southwest Germany are banning older diesel cars from driving in the city of Stuttgart starting in 2018.

5 South Koreans convicted in exorcism case

2017-02-21 05:31

A court in Germany has convicted five South Koreans in the death of a relative in an exorcism ritual at a Frankfurt hotel in 2015.

Merkel scraps Algiers trip 'at last minute' due to Bouteflika health

2017-02-20 18:34

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called off a visit to Algeria "at the last minute" because President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was suffering acute bronchitis, the two countries have announced.

Trump 'unwavering' in commitment to NATO alliance: Pence

2017-02-18 16:43

US Vice President Mike Pence has said President Donald Trump would stand by the NATO transatlantic alliance and no-one should doubt his commitment.

Volkswagen updated Golf 7, new Amarok V6 TDI for SA: Details

2017-02-17 13:24

We've been driving the 2017 Golf and Amarok V6 TDI derivative on their international launches in Spain and Germany. Find out all the details here.

Germany's Merkel testifies on alleged US eavesdropping

2017-02-16 16:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has testified to a parliamentary committee examining alleged US surveillance in Germany and the activities of German intelligence, defending her insistence that "spying among friends" is unacceptable.

German hostage says Abu Sayyaf threatening to behead him

2017-02-14 18:30

A German hostage says Abu Sayyaf militants are threatening to behead him if a ransom is not paid within 12 days to the group holding him in the jungles of the southern Philippines.


Germany: Man hits 3 pedestrians, flees and later shot

2017-02-25 19:11

German police say a man drove a vehicle into people in Heidelberg, injuring three and after a standoff was shot and taken to hospital.

German arrested for planning attacks

2017-02-23 20:15

German police have arrested a 26-year-old Islamist who was planning an attack against police officers or soldiers using a homemade explosive device.

Stolen 'Work will set you free' gate returned to Dachau

2017-02-22 17:08

An iron gate with the infamous slogan "Arbeit macht frei", stolen from the former Nazi concentration camp of Dachau in Germany two years ago, has been returned to the site.

Germany returns Menzel drawing sold under Nazi persecution

2017-02-21 08:48

Germany's culture minister has handed over an Adolph von Menzel drawing found in the massive trove of a reclusive collector to its rightful owner's descendants.

Syrian teen on trial in Germany over bomb plot

2017-02-20 21:00

A 16-year-old Syrian refugee has gone on trial in Germany accused of planning a bomb attack on behalf of the Islamic State jihadist group.

Israel discusses two-state solution

2017-02-19 22:46

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman says a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict must ensure the two sides are completely separated.

Germany's Merkel to US: Uphold, strengthen multilateralism

2017-02-18 14:01

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stressing the need to preserve and strengthen multilateral structures such as the European Union, NATO and the United Nations.

Sulfuric acid cloud spreads in Germany

2017-02-16 17:56

About 150 people are suffering from breathing problems after sulfuric acid spilled from a tank of a chemical company in the western city of Oberhausen and turned into a toxic cloud.

German police raid homes of Turkish imams

2017-02-15 20:02

German police have raided the homes of four Turkish Muslim preachers suspected of spying for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.

Tunisia PM rejects German criticism on migrant returns

2017-02-14 14:00

Tunisia's prime minister has rejected German claims that his country has been blocking the return of rejected asylum seekers, including the key suspect in the Berlin attack, hours ahead of talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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