Tag: Germany

staffFebruary 22, 2018

German-Russian, 70, stabs Afghan, Syrian, Iraqi refugees

A 70-year-old man has been arrested accused of “politically motivated” attempted murder days after attacking three asylum seekers with a ...

staffFebruary 20, 2018

German angered by immigration attacked refugees

Prosecutors in southwest Germany say a man who attacked and wounded three migrants with a knife apparently acted because he ...

staffFebruary 11, 2018

Merkel defends painful coalition concessions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday defended “painful” concessions she has made to the Social Democrats (SPD) to secure a ...

staffFebruary 7, 2018

Germany’s conservatives and Social Democrats agree coalition government deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD) Wednesday agreed to a coalition deal, taking Europe’s economic powerhouse ...

staffJanuary 29, 2018

German shock at exhaust tests on humans

The German government has denounced experiments funded by German carmakers in which humans and monkeys reportedly inhaled diesel exhaust fumes. ...

staffJanuary 23, 2018

Mid-air collision kills four in Germany

A small plane and a helicopter have collided in south-western Germany killing four people, police say. A rescue helicopter which ...

staffJanuary 7, 2018

Merkel starts pivotal talks on coalition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has launched a new round of coalition talks in a bid to end the country’s political ...

staffNovember 17, 2017

German coalition talks flounder as disagreements persist

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition dragged into the wee hours of Friday, with some participants ...

staffOctober 31, 2017

German police arrest 19yo Syrian suspected of plotting high-profile attack

German counter terrorism police have arrested a 19-year-old Syrian suspect who nurtured “concrete plans” to carry out an attack by ...

staffOctober 30, 2017

Strong storms kill five in Germany, Poland and Czech Republic

Powerful storms have wreaked havoc in parts of central and northern Europe, killing at least five people in Germany, Poland ...