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Germany: 3500 attacks against refugee shelters injured 560 including 43 children in 2016

In 2015 there were just over 1,000 criminal acts against refugee shelters while in 2014, there were only 199 such cases.

26 Feb 2017 8:32 PM

Germany has ‘long-spied’ on global media like BBC: report

The report said that the BND had at least 50 telephone numbers, email addresses of journalists or newsrooms under surveillance since 1999.

25 Feb 2017 6:59 PM

US committed to Europe, says Mike Pence

Pence called Tehran ‘the leading state sponsor of terrorism’, language never used by European officials.

19 Feb 2017 8:11 AM

Germany’s new president is the ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier

Steinmeier is one of Germany's best-known politicians, having twice served as top diplomat under Merkel for a total of seven years.

12 Feb 2017 7:39 PM

ISIS supporters call for more holiday attacks in Europe

Turkey may have been chosen as a target because it has backed rebels in Syria against Islamic State.

29 Dec 2016 8:40 AM


Wrap-up: Berlin truck attack suspect gunned down

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack in Berlin, which killed 12 and injured 56 others.

25 Dec 2016 5:22 AM

Deutsche Bank to pay $7.2 bn to settle US subprime case

The payment includes a $3.1 billion dollar fine and $4.1 billion in relief to consumers in an agreement in principle with US authorities.

23 Dec 2016 9:07 AM

Suspect fingerprints found on truck door

Berlin truck rampage raises concerns across Europe with markets in France tightening security.

23 Dec 2016 2:43 AM

Suspect in deadly Berlin attack identified as Tunisian jihadi

The federal prosecutor's office offered a reward of up to 100,000 euros ($104,000) for information leading to the capture of the suspect.

22 Dec 2016 8:53 AM

Germany frees suspect in market attack, says accused still at large

The truck smashed into wooden huts serving mulled wine and sausages on Monday.

21 Dec 2016 9:57 AM


Berlin Xmas market attack: Detained Pak man unlikely to be suspect, says police

Berlin police chief told reporters about the uncertainty regarding the Pakistani man while forensic work and questioning continued.

20 Dec 2016 8:04 PM

'Brave bystander' led Berlin police to Xmas market suspect: report

The police knew the identity of the "brave witness", but believed he wished to remain anonymous.

20 Dec 2016 5:57 PM

Europe on alert after Pak-origin man mows down 12 in Berlin

Security sources were quoted by media saying that the man behind the wheel was an asylum seeker from Pakistan.

20 Dec 2016 3:17 PM

Berlin police say lorry crash a 'probable terrorist attack'

Police said the truck made it as far as 80 metres (yards) into the Christmas market before it came to a halt.

20 Dec 2016 8:14 AM

12-yr-old German boy tries to set off bomb inside Christmas market

The boy, who has been taken into youth detention with his parents' consent, apparently had turned rapidly to Islamic extremism.

16 Dec 2016 8:28 PM


German Chancellor Angela Merkel party wants dual nationality junked

Dual nationality was a key demand of the Social Democrats during negotiations with Merkel’s conservatives after the last elections in 2013.

08 Dec 2016 7:20 AM

Novak Djokovic confirms split with Boris Becker

Djokovic had made a change to his coaching team towards the end of the 2016 season with Pepe Imaz joining him for the Paris Masters.

07 Dec 2016 10:11 AM

Volkswagen set to slash up to 30,000 jobs

Two-thirds of the job losses will be at VW plants in Germany, the others in North America and Brazil.

18 Nov 2016 2:03 PM

French PM says far-right leader Le Pen could be next President

Le Pen is widely tipped to reach the second round of the election on May 7, where she would face either a candidate of left or the right.

17 Nov 2016 5:02 PM

Germany probes Facebook on hate incitement

German prosecutors said on Monday that they had launched a probe after receiving a complaint that alleged that top Facebook bosses including founder Mark Zuckerberg were condoning hate speech, as pres

08 Nov 2016 6:26 AM