EU preparing for Greek aid without the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
2017-01-18 08:36:01 UTC
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is preparing for a continuation of aid for Greece without the involvement of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Germany's Bild newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Talks between Athens and foreign lend...
UK wants to make a success of Brexit and build a truly global Britain
2017-01-18 04:08:35 UTC
May rejects 'partial' EU membership in Brexit speech.
Addressing an audience including foreign ambassadors in central London, Prime Minister Theresa May has finally outlined what Brexit really means for her: Britain going it alone, fully disent...
Germany Schools Trump On Trade - “Build Better Cars”
2017-01-16 12:40:29 UTC
Berlin has mounted a staunch defence of its policies after Donald Trump criticised the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, for her stance during the refugee crisis and threatened a 35% tariff on BMW cars imported into the US.
Germany’s deputy cha...
Germany is willing to cooperate with China to combat populist trends
2017-01-16 08:19:53 UTC
Germany's embassy in Beijing on Monday urged China to take action to open its markets to foreign companies to counter rising global protectionism, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Xi is expect...
French far right leader Marine Le Pen at Trump Tower
2017-01-18 04:05:30 UTC
French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen was seen at Trump Tower on Thursday but she declined to say whether she was there to meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, according to a Reuters witness and a media pool report.
Germany and EU economy ended the year with its strongest growth
2017-01-16 04:30:35 UTC
By Francesco Guarascio | BRUSSELS
Industries across the euro zone cranked up output in November and Germany ended the year with its strongest growth in five years, data showed on Thursday, pointing to an economic spurt that may be arriving earlie...
Germany: No 'Europe a la Carte' deal for Britain
2017-01-12 00:52:00 UTC
BERLIN (Reuters) - The top priority in Brexit negotiations for the 27 countries remaining in the European Union must be to hold the bloc together, even if this means they suffer one-off economic hits, Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said in a pol...
Support for Merkel, most Germans are not worried about terrorism
2017-01-06 11:48:59 UTC
BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc is up despite the Christmas market attack in Berlin that killed 12 people, and most Germans are not worried about terrorism, an opinion poll showed on Friday.
Berlin attack suspect, Anis Amri, killed in shootout in Italy: Reuters
2016-12-23 11:40:49 UTC
BREAKING NEWS -
( Reuters ) - The Tunisian Anis Amri, suspected in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack was killed in a shoot-out in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan on Friday, Italy's interior minister said.
Trump and Putin boost nuclear capability
2016-12-23 08:42:01 UTC
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the same day called to expand its nuclear arsenal.
In his Twitter post, Trump said, "The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until su...
Tunisian man suspected over Monday's deadly truck attack
2016-12-22 05:01:27 UTC
BERLIN/DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - German police are looking for an asylum-seeker from Tunisia after finding an identity document under the driver's seat of a truck that plowed into a Berlin Christmas market and killed 12 people, officials and securit...
Police assume truck intentionally drove into Christmas market in Berlin
2016-12-20 19:03:12 UTC
Latest - German prosecutors release suspected Christmas market attacker
A man arrested on suspicion of killing 12 people by mowing through a Berlin Christmas market in a truck has been released, the Chief Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Tues...
U.S. Democracy Threatened By Russian Government
2016-12-11 03:29:07 UTC
U.S. Democracy Threatened By Russian Government. The CIA could have leaked its conclusion before November, but held off.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Presid...
Angela Merkel received 89.5 percent of delegate votes as chairwoman and chancellor candidate
2016-12-06 21:10:00 UTC
ESSEN, Germany - A victory for the woman who has led the party for 16 years. Germany's conservatives have re-elected Angela Merkel as their party leader. The chancellor received 89.5 percent of delegate votes at the CDU's party convention in Essen...
Defeat for far right in Austria's Presidential election
2016-12-04 18:06:25 UTC
The candidate vying to become Europe's first freely elected far-right head of state since World War Two conceded defeat in Austria's presidential election soon after polls closed on Sunday evening.
The result is a blow to populists who had hope...
Putin: Trump a clever man
2016-12-04 17:58:35 UTC
MOSCOW (REUTERS) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a clever man and will quickly understand his new responsibilities, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with NTV TV.
Putin has spoken previously of his hope that Trump wil...
In The Wake Of Trump's Win, EU Plans To Create An ARMY
2016-11-30 08:22:12 UTC
The European Commission is pressing member states to increase military spending by paying into a common defense fund, the "Süddeutsche Zeitung" has reported. Details of the joint investment fund are due to be presented mid-day Wednesday.
Europe Is Horrified After 2016 U.S. Election Result
2016-11-09 11:11:20 UTC
German politicians of all stripes lined up to express their shock at Republican Donald Trump's win in the US presidential election. But few seemed to know what it meant for transatlantic relations.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Ley...
Fascism Wins the White House in a Broken America
2016-11-09 11:21:06 UTC
America is broken. Into two irreconcilable halves. In a historic and baffling election—after a brutally ugly campaign—Donald Trump, an erratic candidate who campaigned as a bully and a bigot, who demonstrated a weak understanding of crucial policy...
New earthquake rocks Italy, buildings collapse but no deaths reported
2016-10-31 04:53:37 UTC
NORCIA, ITALY (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Italy on Sunday in the same central regions that have been rocked by repeated tremors over the past two months, with more homes and churches brought down but no deaths reported.
The quake, ...
Germany has proof Turkey's Erdogan is supporting ISIS
2016-08-18 08:37:25 UTC
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Wednesday defended a leaked government report alleging Turkey was a hub for Islamist groups and ISIS.
Turkey and Germany have had a series of disputes in recent months, just as the European Union h...
Most Germans want to end the refugee deal with Turkey
2016-08-08 00:32:20 UTC
REUTERS - Most Germans think the European Union should scrap a landmark migration deal with Turkey, also scuppering negotiations on its accession to the bloc, according to a poll published on Sunday.
The deal, agreed by Ankara in exchange for t...
German politician compares Erdogan's coup reaction to Nazis
2016-08-07 07:38:17 UTC
REUTERS - The leader of Germany's liberal Free Democrats (FDP) likened Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's purge of state institutions to the actions of the Nazi party in the 1930s in comments published on Sunday.
FDP leader Christian Lindner sa...
Austria wants ending EU accession talks with Turkey
2016-08-03 21:11:21 UTC
Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern said on Wednesday that he would start a discussion among European heads of government to quit talks with Turkey about joining the European Union because of the country's democratic and economic deficits.
Two attackers 'neutralized', one hostage killed in France church attack
2016-07-26 19:53:01 UTC
Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray — French police "neutralized" two men armed with blades who had taken several people hostage in a church in northern France on Tuesday, the police said.
A police source said that one of the hostages had been killed with...