Tag Archives: GERMANY

Massive gold coin worth millions stolen from German museum

Thieves broke into the German capital’s Bode Museum before dawn Monday and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions of dollars, police said. Police spokesman Stefen Petersen said thieves apparently entered through a window about 3:30

Merkel’s party easily beats center-left in state poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party easily won a regional election Sunday, dealing an early blow to center-left hopes of ending her more than decade-long reign. In the Saarland state vote held six months before a general election, Merkel’s Christian Democrats

Settlements undermine two-state solution: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was concerned about Israel’s building in settlements in the occupied West Bank, which she said was undermining progress toward a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians. Israel is building in settlements

Brexit banks set to avoid lengthy euro zone test

Banks in London that relocate operations to the euro zone after Brexit are likely to be spared a lengthy entry test by regulators, making it easier for them to shift, according to two officials with knowledge of the matter. The

Erdogan: Turkey will review EU ties after April referendum

Turkey will review all political and administrative ties with the European Union after an April referendum, including a deal to curb illegal migration, but will maintain economic relations with the bloc, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. In an interview

Turkey arrests 3 Lebanese-German citizens with ‘links’ to Berlin attacker

Turkey arrested three German citizens of Lebanese origins, suspected of having links to the slain perpetrator of an ISIS attack on a Christmas market in Berlin last year, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. Police detained the three men identified

Another Turkish rally possible in Germany before referendum, Erdogan spokesman says

There is a possibility that Turkish ministers could plan another rally in Germany ahead of an April 16 referendum on changing the constitution, President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman said on Sunday, a move that could further heighten tension with Berlin. Turkey

Germany’s Merkel calls for standardized European rules on using data

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to set about standardizing rules on using data in Europe, ahead of a visit to the CeBIT technology fair in Hanover where digitalization is expected to be in focus. “We want

G20 ministers struggle to find consensus on trade, climate

Finance ministers and central bankers from top economies are battling Saturday to find common ground on world trade in the face of US President Donald Trump’s “Buy American” drive. Ministers from G20 nations have gathered in the picturesque western German

Trump welcomes Merkel to White House for high stakes visit

It was all smiles as President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday, their first personal encounter since he frequently criticized her during the 2016 presidential campaign. Their agenda included discussions on strengthening NATO,

Turkey’s Erdogan says apology from Netherlands not enough, attacks Merkel

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday a diplomatic row with the Netherlands could not be dismissed with an apology and warned of further possible measures, after Ankara suspended high-level diplomatic ties with the Dutch. Incensed by Dutch and German

Germany frees one of two held over mall attack threat

German police said Sunday they had released one of two men held over a terror attack threat that led authorities to shut down a major shopping mall in the central city of Essen. The second man was still being questioned,

German MPs reject declaring N. African states ‘safe’

Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a setback when the Parliament rejected a proposal to declare three North African states “safe countries of origin” in refugee law. The proposed designation for Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco aimed to make it easier for

Turkey promises harsh retaliation after Netherlands bars ministers

Turkey told the Netherlands on Sunday that it would retaliate in the “harshest ways” after Turkish ministers were barred from speaking in Rotterdam, as a row over Ankara’s political campaigning among Turkish immigrants escalated. President Tayyip Erdogan said “Nazism is

Germany shuts down shopping mall over attack threat

German police ordered a shopping center in the central city of Essen shut on Saturday, citing the threat of an attack, less than a year after a deadly shooting spree in another mall in Munich. “The shopping center will be

Five injured in axe attack at German station

German police said they had detained a man who attacked five people at Duesseldorf central train station with an axe on Thursday. A police spokesman said the suspected assailant had been taken into custody. One of those attacked was seriously

Volkswagen pleads guilty in US diesel emissions scandal

Volkswagen pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and obstruction of justice in a brazen scheme to get around US pollution rules on nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles by using software to suppress emissions of nitrogen oxide during tests. The German automaker has

Germany’s Merkel calls for ‘cool heads to prevail’ in Turkey row

Chancellor Angela Merkel called for calm Monday in an escalating dispute with Turkey, a day after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan labelled a German ban on rallies by his ministers “Nazi practices.” “To our Turkish partners, let us talk openly and

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