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Defiant Angela Merkel defends refugee stance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday rebuffed calls to reverse her welcoming stance toward refugees in the wake of a series of brutal attacks in the country.

29 Jul 2016 4:58 AM

New tool may reveal why Bolt is the fastest

Scientists may soon find the secret behind the athletic prowess of Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt — the fastest man on earth, thanks to a new tool that allows them to analyse muscle proteins and observe

27 Jul 2016 1:31 AM

1 killed, 12 injured after failed aylum seeker blows himself up in Germany

Police said that the man's request for asylum was rejected a year ago, but was allowed to remain in Germany.

25 Jul 2016 11:07 AM

‘Breastfeeding protects moms against diabetes’

Breastfeeding may be a cost-effective intervention aimed at reducing the long-term risk of developing Type-2 diabetes among women with gestational diabetes, scientists have found.

22 Jul 2016 2:55 AM

Two victims still in critical state in German train attack

Four Hong Kong tourists were brutally attacked Monday night on a commuter train by an IS militant.

21 Jul 2016 2:31 PM


‘World’s first farmers in Iran are ancestors of South Asians’

The earliest farmers from the Zagros mountains in Iran, are the ancestors of modern day South Asians, and not of Europeans as was earlier believed, a new study has found.

19 Jul 2016 2:39 AM

World’s biggest orchestra performs in Germany

More than 7,500 classical musicians performed in a German football arena at the weekend to set the world record for the biggest-ever orchestra.

11 Jul 2016 2:36 AM

Germany leader blames immigrants for Euro loss

German politicians and a top newspaper editor denounced a far-right politician on Friday after she suggested on Twitter that the national soccer team’s loss to France was the fault of players with an

09 Jul 2016 6:41 AM

David Cameron for ‘closest possible’ EU ties

Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday he wants the “closest possible” relations with the EU after Britain voted to leave the bloc, adding the split should be “as constructive as possible”.

29 Jun 2016 12:32 AM

‘Regretting motherhood’ debate rages in Germany

Is it possible to regret becoming a mother The question first posed by an Israeli researcher has stirred a debate in Germany like in no other country, shattering a long-held taboo.

28 Jun 2016 5:30 AM


Germany says 'won't let anyone take Europe from us'

In the historic EU referendum on Thursday, majority of the Britons voted to 'Leave' the European Union.

25 Jun 2016 2:28 PM

Man opens fire in German cinema hall, injures up to 50 people

The shooter barricaded himself inside but was shot dead by police, say reports.

23 Jun 2016 9:01 PM

Nazi items sold for $678,540 in Berlin

A buyer who said he came from Argentina spent over 600,000 euros on Nazi memorabilia, including one of Adolf Hitler’s uniform jackets, at a controversial auction in Germany, a report said Monday.

21 Jun 2016 2:35 AM

Siemens, Gamesa float wind mill company

Germany’s Siemens and Spain’s Gamesa announced plans to create the world’s biggest builder of wind farms on Friday, seeking to combine their respective strengths in offshore wind power and developing

18 Jun 2016 1:02 AM

Genocide row: Police protection for German MPs

German lawmakers of Turkish descent have been placed under police protection after receiving death threats over the Parliament’s decision to recognise the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces

12 Jun 2016 11:50 PM


Airbus unveils 3D-printed plane, world’s first

Dwarfed by huge jets all around, the mini-plane Thor was nonetheless an eye-catcher at the Berlin air show this week. The small Airbus marvel is the world's first 3D-printed aircraft.

08 Jun 2016 6:32 AM

Chinese target Kuka will assess any Euro bid: Report

German industrial robot maker Kuka would assess a possible European takeover bid but it is wrong to assume such an offer would take priority over the bid by China's Midea Group Co Ltd's, Chief Execut

08 Jun 2016 12:23 AM

German President says won’t serve a second term

German President Joachim Gauck said on Monday that he would not serve a second five-year term, a decision which could trigger a battle between the parties in Chancellor Angela Merk-el’s ruling coaliti

07 Jun 2016 10:03 AM

Over 70 hurt as lightning strikes rock fest

A rock festival in western Germany was suspended on Saturday after scores of people were injured in a lightning storm overnight and forecasters predicted more severe weather.

05 Jun 2016 3:02 AM

Berlin probes sexual attacks on women at music festival

German prosecutors are investigating claims by 26 women that they were sexually harassed at a music festival in the western city of Darmstadt at the weekend and police have arrested three men with P

02 Jun 2016 2:00 AM