Iranian director wins prize at Berlin festival in absentia

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s “There Is No Evil” won the Golden Bear prize Saturday for...
21:23 28 February 2022

6 European nations report virus cases with Italy link

BERLIN (AP) — Six European countries announced cases of COVID-19 disease Tuesday in people who had recently traveled fro...
22:39 25 February 2022

German far-right party laments isolation by rivals, media

BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany called Monday for rivals to scale back their criticism of the party,...
20:48 24 February 2022

German man drives car into Carnival crowd, injures 30

BERLIN (AP) — A man intentionally drove a car into a crowd at a Carnival parade in a small town in central Germany, inju...
19:46 24 February 2022

10,000 mourn victims of racist shooting rampage in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Around 10,000 protesters marched through the central German town of Hanau on Sunday to mourn the nine peop...
19:00 23 February 2022

German, Dutch carnival parades called off due to weather

BERLIN (AP) — Several cities in western Germany canceled their traditional carnival parades at short notice Sunday, citi...
15:21 23 February 2022

Germany’s Hamburg city in elections marked by climate issues

BERLIN (AP) — Voters in Hamburg, Germany’s second-biggest city, go to the polls Sunday to pick a new regional assembly i...
8:41 23 February 2022

Germany admits there’s a far-right problem, but what to do?

BERLIN (AP) — As Germany’s president expressed his sympathy and shock during a candlelight vigil for nine people killed ...
7:27 22 February 2022

German gunman calling for genocide kills 9 people

HANAU, Germany (AP) — A 43-year-old German man who posted a manifesto calling for the “complete extermination” of many “...
15:25 20 February 2022

Turkish court to issue verdict in rights activists’ trial

ISTANBUL (AP) — A group of human rights activists were poised Wednesday to make final statements in their own defense be...
7:18 19 February 2022

Europe resists mounting US pressure on Huawei 5G technology

LONDON (AP) — The Trump administration is stepping up pressure on European allies to ban Chinese tech firm Huawei from s...
19:20 18 February 2022

German ex-environment minister seeks to lead Merkel’s party

BERLIN — A former German environment minister on Tuesday became the first prominent figure officially to declare his candidacy for the leadership of C...
12:26 18 February 2022

US defense chief slams China as rising threat to world order

MUNICH, Germany — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Saturday cast China as a rising threat to world order — saying the world's most populous nation...
10:00 15 February 2022

Esper defends shifting defense funds for Trump’s border wall

MUNICH, Germany — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday defended his decision to divert billions of dollars in funding for Navy and Air Force ai...
12:27 14 February 2022

German president marks Dresden bombing, warns of rising hate

DRESDEN, Germany — Germany's president called Thursday for his countrymen to stand up to extremism and nationalism, warning that hatred and a desire f...
19:19 13 February 2022

EU chief von der Leyen testifies at German defense inquiry

BERLIN — European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen defended the use of external experts during her time as German defense minister as she tes...
13:55 13 February 2022

Airbus CEO sees no short-term benefit from Boeing MAX woes

FRANKFURT, Germany — Airbus' chief executive said Thursday that his company sees no short-term benefit from Boeing's troubles with its grounded 737 MA...
9:47 13 February 2022

Stormy US-Europe relations as top officials head to Munich

WASHINGTON — Some of President Donald Trump’s top foreign policy priorities stand at pivotal moments as two high-level national security officials hea...
5:10 13 February 2022

Klinsmann quits as Hertha Berlin coach, leaves club in chaos

BERLIN — Jürgen Klinsmann surprisingly resigned as coach of Hertha Berlin on Tuesday after only nine Bundesliga games.
17:39 11 February 2022

European Central Bank chief urges governments to help growth

FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde is urging governments to get more involved in supporting the tepid eurozone eco...
15:12 11 February 2022

Ferocious storm in Europe kills 8, causes travel disruptions

BERLIN — Ferocious winds, with gusts over 200 kph (125 mph), lashed Corsica and whipped up a forest fire that flared overnight on the French Mediterra...
12:51 11 February 2022

Daimler profits slump as auto industry comes under pressure

FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, saw profit slump in 2019 and turned in a loss for the fourth quarter.
8:03 11 February 2022

German politics upended as Merkel’s heir apparent quits

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent shook up German politics Monday by declaring she would step down as the governing party's leader and...
21:08 10 February 2022

World stock markets retreat ahead of US jobs report

Global stock markets retreated Friday ahead of the monthly U.S. jobs report and after France and Germany reported weak factory data.
12:54 7 February 2022

New virus cases in UK, Germany, Italy put Europe total at 31

LONDON — Britain, Germany and Italy announced more cases of the new virus from China on Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Euro...
23:45 6 February 2022

Merkel: Governor’s election with far-right help inexcusable

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned as “inexcusable” the election of a new German state governor with the help of the far-right as well as her...
11:49 6 February 2022

German state gets new governor, with far-right votes

BERLIN — A pro-business politician was elected unexpectedly as the governor of an eastern German state on Wednesday after a far-right party threw its ...
14:31 5 February 2022

German appeals court denies bid to remove anti-Semitic relic

BERLIN — A German appeals court on Tuesday rejected a Jewish man's bid to force the removal of a 700-year-old anti-Semitic statue from a church where ...
17:01 4 February 2022

Painting showing Hitler as Cain displayed in Berlin museum

BERLIN — A 1944 painting by German artist George Grosz that depicts Nazi leader Adolf Hitler as the Bible's fratricidal Cain went on display at the Ge...
14:31 4 February 2022

Germany, Austria at odds on European financial trade tax

BERLIN — Germany and Austria are at odds over plans for a new tax on financial transactions, raising more questions about the chances of the levy beco...
13:50 3 February 2022