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2 Afghans convicted over death of German man

Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups....

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man

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EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans BERLIN (AP) — The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany’s treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that one man’s genitals were squeezed to “inf...
17:48, 05/08/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry in Germany in December....
08:00, 05/10/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
16:16, 06/14/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in br...
09:00, 06/06/2019

The Latest: German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85 A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them has been convicted of 85 counts of murder in a court in northwestern Germany...
01:48, 06/06/2019

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison BERLIN (AP) — German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison....
04:32, 06/06/2019

MN cop convicted of murder in 911 caller death A Minneapolis police officer has been convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after she called 911. (April 30)        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Jury recommends death penalty for man convicted in 2 deaths An Oklahoma jury has recommended a death sentence for a 36-year-old former oil worker convicted of raping and fatally beating a young mother and burning down her home with her child trapped inside....
14:32, 06/07/2019

Five convicted for brutally stabbing Bronx teen to death NEW YORK (WNBC) – After a weeks-long trial filled with emotional testimonies, chilling revelations and graphic photos, the jury reached a verdict in the Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz murder trial. All five defendants were found guilty of murde...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Minneapolis officer convicted of murder in 911 caller death Jurors will resume deliberations Tuesday in the trial of a Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape in the alley behind her home....
17:00, 04/30/2019

Police convicted after girl, 8, strangled and battered to death Six men, including four police officials, have been found guilty over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-controlled Kashmir....
05:32, 06/10/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
03:16, 06/09/2019

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central Germa...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
03:00, 06/09/2019

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
20:32, 06/08/2019

After woman's death, migrants pelt German police with stones German police say it took them several hours to recover the body of a woman from an asylum center in the Bavarian city of Regensburg because angry residents there pelted officers with stones and other objects....
08:48, 05/11/2019

German woman swept to death as fierce winds batter France PARIS (AP) — French maritime authorities say a German woman was swept to her death by strong waves off Corsica as powerful winds batter the region. The maritime authority tweeted that a rescue operation was launched in the Gulf of Porto after the wom...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Report: Suspect arrested over death of German regional politician Walter Lübcke Germany's probe into the death of a regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper reports. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
14:32, 06/08/2019

Prominent Afghans Urge Cease-Fire as War Grinds On A special national assembly convened by Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani to advise him on future peace talks with the Taliban called for both sides to enter a permanent cease-fire in the nearly 18-year war....
10:32, 05/03/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Americans during the long war in their country and are now stranded, their lives at risk due to that work...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
08:00, 05/26/2019

| WATCH: Rural Afghans bear brutal cost of endless war As 10 children from the same family were walking to school last year, they came across an unexploded mortar bomb - a common sight in Afghanistan, where war still rages between the Taliban and US-backed national forces....
05:16, 06/04/2019

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
02:16, 05/31/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Diplomacy for Peace Day, #VaccinesWork, the cost of war on Afghans, tech and well-being Top news for Wednesday includes: the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, the launch of World Immunization Week, civilians continuing to bear the brunt of ongoing violence in Afghanistan, the need for more regulati...
09:32, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
04:00, 06/05/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
00:16, 06/05/2019

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Man convicted in killing after being ID’d through Snapchat LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder in a drug-related robbery killing in Las Vegas after initially being identified as a suspect because a friend of the victim thought to check and preserve a Snapchat message. Jurors on Thursday convi...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Germany: Trio convicted of killing gay man Three intoxicated men, aged 22 to 26, have been sentenced for beating a gay man to death in a railroad yard in Chemnitz last year. The prosecution said the group's extreme right-wing views played no role in the killing....
23:48, 06/07/2019

Brunei says it will not execute those convicted of adultery, gay sex After widespread condemnation, Brunei announced on Sunday that it will not carry out capital punishment—including stoning—for gay sex and adultery under its new interpretation of Shariah criminal laws.  ...
01:16, 05/06/2019

Man convicted in 4 killings set for execution in Alabama MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of murder in a quadruple killing after a dispute over a pickup truck is set to be executed in Alabama. Forty-one-year-old Michael Brandon Samra is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday evening at the...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. Is Convicted of Rape The former N.F.L. tight end was also convicted on two lesser charges Monday, and jurors will continue deliberating other rape charges on Tuesday. Winslow faces up to life in prison....
23:16, 06/10/2019

| Nadal sees off German named Yannick; next up, a German named Yannick For nine minutes, Yannick Hanfmann dared to dream as the Germany carved out four break points on the serve of Rafael Nadal. But Nadal saved them all....
09:32, 05/27/2019

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
06:00, 05/31/2019

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case....
11:48, 06/14/2019

Bronx man convicted of pimping out minors as young as 8 A Bronx man was convicted in Manhattan federal court of pimping out at least four minors for sex — including one victim who was just 8 years old. Claudius English, 45, used the Internet in 2013 to find, recruit and lure minor victims to his apartment...
14:00, 06/11/2019

2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers. The verdict Wednes...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Two Russians convicted for coup plot in Europe Two Russian intelligence agents were convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted coup in Montenegro in 2016. They were among 13 other people from Montenegro and Serbia sentenced on Thursday at the High Court in Montenegro's capital ...
15:00, 05/09/2019

3 convicted of terrorism for arson of Australian mosque Three Sunni Muslim men have been convicted of engaging in a terror act by burning down a Shiite mosque in the Australian city of Melbourne three years ago...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he w...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Man convicted of killing business partner, family A Southern California man was convicted Monday of killing a family of four and burying their bodies in the desert, a case that puzzled investigators for years after the family suddenly vanished from their home in 2010. (June 10)    &#...
22:48, 06/10/2019

It's who you know: How a soldier convicted of murder got Trump to pardon him Former Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna beat the odds Monday, becoming the 8th person pardoned by President Trump after a campaign by supporters who recognized that “it’s who you know" that matters most....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Julian Assange: Convicted, unrepentant, and behind bars It was an ignoble end for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. After having spent almost seven years defiantly hiding in Ecuador’s London embassy, where he spread state secrets and bodily excretions alike, his tenancy was ended by several burly coppers ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Probation ends for former Alabama gov. convicted of bribery MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A judge has ended probation for former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, who went to federal prison in a bribery scheme. WSFA-TV reports that a federal judge this week agreed with an officer’s report recommending that probatio...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court in Vista but was continuing to deliberate on t...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Man Convicted in Deadly Church Shooting in Tennessee Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
01:32, 05/25/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted for wife's murder three decades ago A 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release, is scheduled to be executed on Thursday in Tennessee....
05:48, 05/16/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother’s slaying ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case “shocking.” Now-18-year-old Jamie Silvonek was sentenced to 35 years to ...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Kentucky Man Convicted Of Leaking Singapore HIV Patient Data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports jurors returned the verdict Tuesday for Mikhy Farrera-Brochez of Winchester ...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Man convicted of shooting crossbow during road rage incident PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been found guilty of shooting a crossbow at another vehicle during a road rage incident, but was acquitted of trying to murder the other driver. The Roanoke Times reports the jury in Pulaski rendered its verdict...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies. Five activists were sentenced Wednesday to a suspend...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Alaska man convicted of spreading pesticide at homeless site A businessman has been convicted of illegally spreading pesticide along a public right of way where homeless people in Alaska's largest city regularly gathered....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Kentucky doctor convicted of fraud sentenced to 5 years COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky doctor convicted of health care fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay $1 million in restitution. The Daily Independent reports former cardiologist Richard Paulus appeared ...
07:32, 05/03/2019

New Yorker convicted of giving material support to Hezbollah NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker has been convicted of providing material support to Hezbollah. A jury returned its verdict Thursday against Ali Kourani in Manhattan federal court. Kourani could face life in prison at a sentencing scheduled for September...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery. The Gwinnett County district attorney’s office said Wednesday that...
09:32, 06/12/2019

US To Execute Man Convicted Of Kidnapping, Killing Eight Women In 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
13:16, 05/23/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother's slaying Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case "shocking."...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Dawkins convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers. The verdict c...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Woman convicted of keeping Sri Lankan national as her ‘slave’ CAMDEN, N.J. — A federal jury convicted a New Jersey woman Thursday of forcing a Sri Lankan national to work for her for nine years without pay and even marry her so she could stay in the country. Alia Imad Faleh Al Hunaity brought the woman to the U...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Vince Vaughn convicted of reckless driving for DUI arrest Actor Vince Vaughn has been sentenced to three years of unsupervised probation and ordered to complete a three-month alcohol program.        ...
07:48, 05/04/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wife....
22:16, 05/16/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an airport....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist serving a U.S. prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs. Maria Butina was sentenced in April to 18 months after she admit...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of 1994 murder of two women The U.S. state of Georgia on Thursday executed a 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of murder of two women in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend during an argument in 1994 was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, state corrections officials said....
20:16, 05/02/2019

Man convicted for attempting to sexually assault victim in home TUCSON – A jury has convicted Lewis William Parks of attempted sexual assault, aggravated assault, kidnapping and burglary. According to the Pima County Attorney’s Office, in April 2018, Parks broke into a home and attempted to sexually a...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia’s Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charges of assaulting two more women. Court records filed Thursday show 22-...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Insys Co-Founder, Former Employees Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy A federal jury in Boston convicted five former executives and managers of Insys Therapeutics of engaging in a racketeering conspiracy designed to boost profits from the company’s prescription opioid drug....
13:48, 05/02/2019

Man convicted in kidnapping, murder of Menachem Stark gets 15 years One of the men convicted for his role in the fatally botched kidnapping of a notorious Brooklyn landlord wept in court Wednesday as he apologized to the victim’s family before he was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. “I wish I coul...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Dawkins, Code convicted in college hoops trial Aspiring agent Christian Dawkins and former Adidas consultant Merl Code have been convicted by a federal jury for their roles in bribing basketball assistant coaches....
14:16, 05/08/2019

Man convicted for killing girlfriend sentenced to life in prison TUCSON – The Tucson man convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2016 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. On Nov. 21, 2016, Chet Maley, 25, was taken into custody for second-degree murder after police found 29-year-old Roxanne Ortiz wit...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Ex-Minnesota cop convicted of murder sued over traffic stop MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man is suing a former police officer recently convicted of murder for allegedly pointing a gun at him during a traffic stop. Brian Oman contends former Officer Mohamed Noor and another officer wrongfully pulled him ov...
19:32, 05/23/2019

2nd suspect tried in Benghazi terror attack convicted on 2 counts A federal jury found a second Libyan militant guilty on two counts for their role in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission and nearby CIA post in Benghazi, Libya that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, but was dea...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was executed on Thursday....
18:16, 05/23/2019

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens....
17:16, 06/13/2019

5 convicted in Bronx murder of teen with knives, machetes NEW YORK (AP) — Five young men have been convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a teenager at a Bronx bodega. The Bronx Criminal Court jury reached the verdict Friday in the death of 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz. Authorities s...
14:48, 06/14/2019

2 convicted for tossing horse lubricant and glitter on cops PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon protesters have been sentenced to five days in jail for throwing horse lubricant mixed with gold glitter on two police officers at a protest. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office says the defendants w...
11:32, 06/09/2019

Convicted killer of 2 Virginia college students has cancer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The convicted killer of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with cancer. Jesse Matthew Jr. is serving multiple life sentences in the 2009 murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington and the 2014 murder of Unive...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Woman convicted of keeping Sri Lankan national as 'slave' A New Jersey woman has been convicted of forcing a Sri Lankan national to work for her for nine years without pay and even marry her so she could stay in the country....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Woman Held In Deadly Crash Outside Keeneland Was Convicted Of DUI In 2016 (LEX 18) — A woman charged with drunken driving in a crash that killed a motorcyclist outside of Keeneland previously received probation in Minnesota after being convicted of driving under the influence. Lexington police say that on Sunday nigh...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Trump pardons former US soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner Michael Behenna killed al-Qaida suspect in Iraq in 2009Sarah Sanders says Behenna ‘entirely deserving’ of pardonLive: follow the latest US politics newsDonald Trump has pardoned a former US soldier convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner, the ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Two men convicted of bribery conspiracy in college basketball corruption trial The verdict capped a trial that forced the NCAA to confront corruption affecting basketball players at some of its elite programs.        ...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Former Minnesota policeman convicted in fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer on Tuesday was found guilty of murder for fatally shooting an Australian woman from his patrol car while responding to her 2017 report of a possible sex assault near her home....
19:48, 04/30/2019

Convicted pedophile charged in 1993 killing of Missouri girl A convicted pedophile who ran an international child pornography ring has been charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl, after previously undetected DNA found on her clothing implicated him in the crime, authori...
19:32, 06/05/2019

Reputed mobster called ‘Boobsie’ convicted of illegal gambling A reputed mobster called “Boobsie” gambled in Manhattan court Friday — and lost. Eugene Castelle, an alleged foot soldier for the Luchese crime family, had turned down a plea deal from the government that would have likely got him between eight and 1...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Man could face 7 years in prison if convicted in nanny spycam case The husband of a Manhattan prosecutor could face criminal charges after he and his wife allegedly videotaped their nanny undressing and showering in their bathroom, The Post has learned....
14:16, 06/01/2019

Trump May Pardon Military Men Accused Or Convicted Of War Crimes: Report US President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of......
09:16, 05/19/2019

Trump may pardon US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes – report New York Times says pardons could come around Memorial DayNavy Seal and Green Beret accused of killing unarmed civiliansDonald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several US military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, in...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr convicted of raping homeless woman Former tight end faces life in prison for two counts of rape Winslow Jr, 35, played for Browns, Bucs, Patriots and JetsFormer NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr – the son of a Hall of Famer who himself earned more than $40m during his career – has been con...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Brooklyn inmate claims he was wrongfully convicted because of crooked detective A Brooklyn man claims he’s been behind bars for more than two decades on a murder conviction because of a crooked detective. Kevin Daniels says Detective Bob Schulman relied on Daniels’ own false confession, a drugged-up witness, and misleading testi...
16:48, 06/01/2019

2nd Benghazi Suspect Is Convicted on 2 Counts Amid Signs of Deadlock on Others A jury convicted a Libyan man on two terrorism-related charges arising from the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, but deliberations over 15 others continued....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was convic...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Alabama executes 46-year-old man convicted of killing minister in 1991 Alabama on Thursday executed a 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas in 1991, the state's department of corrections said....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Larry Nassar’s former boss convicted of misconduct, willful neglect A former dean at Michigan State University who oversaw disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar was found guilty Wednesday of misconduct in office and willful neglect of duty. But a jury acquitted William Strampel, 71, who served as dean of the universit...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Trump pardons friend and convicted fraudster Conrad Black US President Donald Trump has pardoned former media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison after being convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007....
03:16, 05/16/2019

De Blasio adds sex crimes to ICE list used to deport convicted felons Mayor Bill de Blasio expanded the city’s cooperation with the federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency by adding seven crimes to an existing list of 170 that can lead to deportation of convicted felons. “These are serious, serious crimes and...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Spain extradites Pole convicted of recording govt talks Polish police say a businessman who fled to Spain after being convicted in an illegal eavesdropping case that led to the fall of a Polish government has been extradited to Poland....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Trump pardons ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner President Trump on Monday pardoned a former US Army first lieutenant convicted of killing an Iraqi prisoner, the White House said. Michael Behenna, of Oklahoma, was sentenced in 2009 to 25 years in prison for unpremeditated murder in a combat zone af...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Florida executes man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was put to death on Thursday....
18:16, 05/23/2019

Florida to execute man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
06:00, 05/23/2019

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college’s Wednesday announcement comes as 22-year-ol...
09:32, 06/12/2019

New Jersey woman convicted of forcing Sri Lankan to work 9 years without pay A New Jersey woman was convicted of forcing a Sri Lankan woman to work for her nine years without pay, causing her to overstay her visa and forcing her into marriage so she could stay in the country....
05:32, 05/10/2019

Trump pardons former U.S. soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner President Donald Trump on Monday pardoned former U.S. Army Lieutenant Michael Behenna, who was imprisoned for five years for killing an Iraqi prisoner in 2008....
23:16, 05/06/2019

Georgia to execute man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend, her friend in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994 is scheduled to be executed in Georgia on Thursday....
04:48, 05/02/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted for raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven women b...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Neighbor convicted of assaulting Rand Paul sells his home BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The neighbor convicted of attacking U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has sold his home next door to the senator. Rene Boucher pleaded guilty last year to assaulting Paul. Paul also won a civil verdict against Boucher for more than $582,0...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Killing Iraqi Man Former First Lt. Michael Behenna shot the Iraqi man in the head and chest while interrogating him about suspected terrorists during a deployment in 2008....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Alabama set to execute 46-year-old man convicted of killing minister in 1991 A 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas in 1991 is scheduled to be executed in Alabama on Thursday....
04:48, 05/30/2019

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little linked to Ohio murders Little was indicted in Cleveland for the deaths of two women and in Cincinnati for the 1981 murder of Anna Lee StewartInvestigators in Ohio who interviewed a convicted serial killer about two women he claims were among his victims have described him ...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Trump's Army murder pardon gives hope to others convicted of war crimes President Trump's pardon of a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder could open the way for other cases to be reconsidered, according to a military advocate group....
11:48, 05/14/2019

MS-13 gangster convicted of killing man for wearing Peyton Manning jersey An MS-13 gangster was found guilty on Thursday of conspiring to kill a man for wearing a No. 18 Peyton Manning jersey. Jose Suarez, also known as “Chompira,” was convicted on murder, racketeering and assault charges for the Jan. 29 killing of Esteban...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Chelsea Handler opens up about brother's death in raw memoir, 'Life Will Be the Death of Me' In "Life Will Be the Death of Me," Chelsea Handler opens the door to therapy sessions and addresses her brother's untimely death and her shortcomings.        ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Minneapolis Police Officer Convicted of Murder in Shooting of Australian Woman The former officer, Mohamed Noor, fired a single shot that killed Justine Ruszczyk in 2017. She had been calling the police, reporting that she heard screaming....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
09:16, 05/23/2019

Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shooting unarmed civilians while in Iraq, the New York ...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Briton convicted of 1996 murder of French film-maker in Ireland Ian Bailey, who lives in Ireland, convicted in his absence of killing Sophie Toscan du Plantier A court in France has found Ian Bailey, a British former journalist, guilty of murdering Sophie Toscan du Plantier, a French film-maker who was battered t...
12:16, 05/31/2019

Cardinal Pell's lawyers seek to free convicted sex attacker on appeal Cardinal George Pell, who was once one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church, could be released from prison this week, if an Australian appeals court overturns his conviction for historical sexual abuse....
06:48, 06/04/2019

Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert....
10:16, 06/10/2019

Tucson mother convicted for first-degree murder in child starvation case TUCSON – Five years after the death of a Tucson 3-year-old, the mother who allegedly starved her son was found guilty for first-degree murder in connection to the incident by a jury Friday afternoon. Back in 2014, the skeletal remains of Raquel...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Insys founder John Kapoor convicted in fentanyl bribery case Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor was convicted of racketeering conspiracy involving bribes and kickbacks to physicians who prescribed large amounts of highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients....
21:48, 05/02/2019

Authorities say Georgia has executed a man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say Georgia has executed a man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago....
20:32, 05/02/2019

Sara Netanyahu convicted of lesser crime in private chef case Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's wife, on Sunday was convicted of a lower crime of breach of trust that involves no jail time in a private chef case after accepting a plea deal in a court in Jerusalem....
07:32, 06/16/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of killing minister, wounding his wife during 1991 robbery Alabama on Thursday executed a 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas in 1991, the state's department of corrections said....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate the Rev William Barber was convicted on Thursday of second degree trespass for his role in a peaceful ...
16:32, 06/06/2019

Family members speak out after Tucson couple convicted on child porn charges TUCSON – Days before Tucson’s Luis and Vanessa Ramirez were supposed to appear in court in May 2018, they kidnapped their two children, 5-year-old Luis Jr. and 6-month-old Kahmila, and fled south of the border. Saturday marks one year sin...
04:32, 05/04/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. Convicted Of Forcible Rape, Indecent Exposure, And Lewd Conduct Former Pro Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow II was convicted of rape, indecent exposure, and lewd conduct in a California courtroom Monday. The jury has reportedly been sent back to continue deliberating on eight additional charges, including six feloni...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Arrest warrant issued for Tucson couple convicted for sexually exploiting 12-year-old TUCSON – An arrest warrant has been issued for the Tucson couple who were convicted for sexually exploiting a minor and child abuse after they failed to appear in court. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, the victim told authorit...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Hundreds protest plan to release convicted killer of 16-year-old New York girl Hundreds of people marched silently through the streets of a suburban New York town in the dark on Saturday with candles illuminating the path taken by a 16-year-old girl who was brutally murdered as she walked home from the library nearly 40 years a...
23:48, 06/15/2019

Convicted pedophile charged in 1993 kidnapping, murder of 9-year-old Missouri girl Missouri prosecutors announced Wednesday that they have charged a convicted pedophile who once ran an international child pornography ring with the 1993 abduction, rape, and killing of a 9-year-old girl....
19:32, 06/05/2019

Ex-NFL fullback Jameel Cook convicted of stealing from NFLPA health reimbursement account Former NFL fullback Jameel Cook was convicted of stealing $105,000 from a NFL Players Association health reimbursement account.        ...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of......
22:32, 05/02/2019

Former Texas A&M football player convicted of murder in alleged 2015 machete attack Former Texas A&M wide receiver Thomas Johnson, who had been found mentally incompetent to stand trial before being deemed fit to do so, was said by prosecutors to have confessed to the seemingly random killing of a Dallas jogger....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Socialite Claus von Bulow, who was convicted then cleared of trying to kill wealthy wife, dead age 92 Danish-born socialite Claus von Bulow, who was convicted but later acquitted of trying to kill his wealthy wife in two trials that drew intense international attention in the 1980s, has died. He was 92....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Tucson couple accused of kidnapping kids, tasing DPS convicted on child porn charges Luis and Vanessa Andrea Ramirez/ Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – The Tucson couple arrested for abducting their children and attacking an Arizona Department of Child Safety employee in 2018 was found guilty of sexual exploitatio...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Cadet Convicted of Raping Classmate Can Now Return to West Point Because of Fucked Appeals Ruling In 2017, West Point Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was found guilty of raping his classmate while she was sleeping. But now, Whisenhunt’s free—and able to return to West Point–because three military male judges on an appeals court panel find it hard to belie...
07:16, 06/08/2019

Ex-Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping homeless woman, 58; faces up to life in prison Former first-round NFL draft pick Kellen Winslow Jr. was convicted Monday of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego, in an attack that could send him to prison for the rest of his life....
20:32, 06/10/2019

Trump pardons ex-Army lieutenant convicted of killing suspected Al Qaeda terrorist in 2009 President Trump has pardoned a former Army lieutenant who was convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner suspected of being a member of Al Qaeda....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Germany ends probe into convicted doctor from Chile-based Nazi paedophile sect Probe against Hartmut Hopp, ex-doctor at the Colonia Dignidad commune, has been dropped, German prosecutors said Tuesday. The 74-year-old was a physician in the notorious group that abused members – adults and children – and was used to torture and "...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Jason Chaffetz: Nadler 'running a clown show with buckets of chicken and convicted felons' House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler has been "running a clown show" in his proceedings surrounding the Russia investigation, according to Jason Chaffetz....
20:48, 06/07/2019

Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego County SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of raping 58-year-old homeless woman in San Diego County....
19:00, 06/10/2019

Alabama bill would require chemical castration for parolees convicted of sex crimes involving children Alabama lawmakers passed a bill that would require convicted sex offenders to be chemically castrated before being released on parole.        ...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Pataki calls on Cuomo to intervene in parole board's decision to release 16-year-old girl's convicted killer A former New York governor on Tuesday demanded his successor, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, intervene in the controversial decision by the state parole board to release a man convicted of brutally killing a 16-year-old girl decades ago....
18:32, 06/12/2019

Chelsea players Antonio Rudiger, Ross Barkley and Callum Hudson-Odoi all convicted of speeding on the A3 in the space of four days EXCLUSIVE: Three players convicted ahead of team's Europa League win Centre-back Antonio Rudiger could face driving ban after being caught at over 100mph...
05:48, 06/05/2019

Mother of 'El Chapo' granted a visa by U.S. to visit convicted son in prison, she says Mother of infamous drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says she was granted a visa by the U.S. Embassy in Mexico to visit her son in prison.        ...
15:32, 06/02/2019

Man convicted of killing family of four with sledgehammer years after they 'vanished' A California man has been convicted of murdering a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in the desert, in a case that puzzled investigators for years....
13:48, 06/10/2019

Woman convicted in 'Fatal Attraction' murder granted parole after nearly 27 years in prison Carolyn Warmus, 55, will be released from prison as early as June 10 after spending nearly 27 years behind bars.        ...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Man Once Wrongly Convicted of Rape Now Faces Rape Charge in a New Case George Perrot served nearly 30 years in prison for a rape conviction after a trial based on flawed evidence. Now he has been charged again in a separate case....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Woman convicted of killing abducted Indiana woman in 1988 SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A jury has convicted a woman of murder in the 1988 beating death of a pregnant mother abducted while walking her dog in northern Indiana. The jury found 56-year-old Barbara Brewster guilty of killing 28-year-old Miriam Rice of...
19:48, 06/12/2019

10 of the most well known German heavyweights Tom Schwarz is a German heavyweight unfamiliar to most boxing fans. These 10 are far more established. The post 10 of the most well known German heavyweights appeared first on Boxing News....
20:48, 06/11/2019

Get to know the concept of the German Verein Sports clubs, charity organizations or groups sharing a hobby: These associations are all known as "Vereine" in Germany — and living in the country, it's a concept you are bound to quickly encounter....
11:48, 05/01/2019

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
18:48, 05/24/2019

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
02:32, 06/04/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
02:16, 04/30/2019

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
18:16, 05/21/2019

A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as easy as it sounds....
11:48, 05/01/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped with the formulation of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution....
10:48, 05/23/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
08:00, 05/22/2019

Are German businesses ready to swallow a CO2 tax? Protecting the climate by charging firms for their CO2 production has had a rocky road. But now the German government seems to be backing just such a broad proposal. Businesses and consumers are in a holding pattern....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
16:00, 06/07/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each outstanding share of Cypress in the deal, which is expected to close late this year or early in 2020...
04:00, 06/03/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Political statment at the German pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
08:48, 05/09/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German president Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Pompeo to meet Merkel on May 31: German spokeswoman The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German government said on Friday....
03:16, 05/24/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maas’s office said European nations must engage...
03:48, 06/08/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
11:32, 04/28/2019

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
14:00, 05/29/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
00:48, 06/05/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
10:16, 05/10/2019

German man known as ‘resuscitation Rambo’ admits to 55 killings Former nurse Niels Hoegel would inject patients with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then resuscitate them and relish in the praise. But in dozens of cases he could not bring them back, prosecutors say....
15:32, 06/05/2019

Swimmer says he drowned German Shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale ...
08:48, 06/07/2019

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
03:16, 05/31/2019

German feminists call for end to 'luxury tax' for tampons Tampons and other feminine hygiene items are considered "luxury goods" by German tax officials. A group of feminists want to change that with a petition to the German parliament....
06:32, 05/04/2019

AP Interview: Trump playbook a guide for German right Europe’s new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s populist playbook when it comes to winning support ahead of this month’s European elections, says the co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party...
12:16, 05/08/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
01:32, 05/13/2019

ProSieben, RTL set up German advertising joint venture German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and the local unit of RTL Group said on Wednesday they were setting up a joint venture to enable buyers of adverts to target audiences more accurately....
09:32, 06/05/2019

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
22:48, 06/10/2019

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death...
05:32, 06/13/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of the center-left Social Democrats...
04:32, 05/13/2019

KKR to take stake in German publisher Axel Springer BERLIN (AP) — Global investment firm KKR is set to take a stake in Germany’s Axel Springer, the publisher of the mass-circulation Bild daily, in what is described as a strategic partnership. Springer said Wednesday that a holding company owned ...
06:00, 06/12/2019

2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old suspect identified only as AV was charged with nearly...
08:00, 05/17/2019

German man arrested in Denmark after bodies found Danish police have arrested a 19-year-old German man after two dead bodies were found in a burned-down house. The detention comes after a suspicious autopsy finding....
05:00, 05/31/2019

Domingo German placed on Yankees’ injured list Yankees starter, Domingo German, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hip flexor strain, the team announced Sunday morning. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves: ·Placed RHP Domingo Germán on the 10-da...
19:32, 06/09/2019

German driver service Blacklane will IPO in the next three years: CEO German driver service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering in the next three years, its chief executive Jens Wohitorf told Reuters on Monday....
05:48, 04/29/2019

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end of June, but demand for electric cars has remained...
02:00, 05/31/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
11:32, 05/10/2019

German far-right angry over ‘Hollywood’ letter ahead of vote BERLIN (AP) — An open letter signed by international film stars calling on residents of the German town of Goerlitz not to vote for a far-right mayoral candidate has drawn an angry response from his party. Leipziger Volkszeitung daily reported Friday...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that rescued more than 200 migrants because it entered the Mediterranean island nation’s waters last year with a ship that was not properly registered....
04:48, 05/14/2019

American's stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Mother's Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
14:16, 05/09/2019

6 books highlighted in German literary translation shortlist The shortlist for Germany's top prize for contemporary literature in translation, the Internationaler Literaturpreis, has been revealed. The list includes giants of world literature as well as fresh new voices....
02:32, 05/07/2019

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in the eurozone's biggest economy were currently facing risks....
05:32, 06/07/2019

Hannelore Elsner, Compelling German Actress, Is Dead at 76 She played the first female detective at the center of a German television series. On TV and in film, she was a role model for independent modern women....
14:16, 05/10/2019

WWF highlights drastic drop in German insect population The insect population in Germany has dropped drastically, which could affect plant diversity and food production. The WWF reports that Germany is one of the most vulnerable locations in Europe for loss of biodiversity....
09:00, 05/06/2019

Onus is on Merkel's conservatives to keep German coalition alive, says SPD German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives need to implement policies dear to their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to keep their ruling alliance alive, SPD Secretary General Lars Klingbeil said on Tuesday....
00:48, 06/04/2019

German Nurse Who Murdered 87 Patients Given Life Sentence BERLIN (AP) — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in bringing ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
14:16, 05/09/2019

German killer nurse admits to 55 murders on eve of verdict Former nurse Niels Högel stands accused of having murdered 97 people while on duty. Defense lawyers conceded most of the charges in a bid to save him from German law's toughest sentence....
08:32, 06/05/2019

Stolen €2 million Ferrari secured by German police German police have tracked down a rare 1985 Ferrari after an supposed buyer sped off with it during a test drive. The suspect remains on the run. The vehicle once belonged to British racing driver Eddie Irvine....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Mothers Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
08:48, 05/09/2019

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’...
13:32, 05/08/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
14:16, 05/09/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
13:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) —...
12:32, 05/09/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Thursday that tax takings are forecast to be 124.3 billion euros ($140 billion) lo...
09:00, 05/09/2019

German chipmaker Infineon to buy US rival Cypress for €9 billion Infineon, Germany's largest chip manufacturer, is on the verge of making its biggest-ever acquisition. The move comes amid a slump in the chip industry and a dip in the chipmaker's share price....
02:16, 06/03/2019

IBM, T-Systems scrap mainframe venture after German criticism IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office made a critical initial assessment of the plan....
04:32, 06/07/2019

Yankees’ unexpected ace Domingo German faces dilemma That Domingo German would have an innings cap this year was not entirely unexpected. That the right-hander would be the Yankees’ early-season ace and one of the best pitchers in baseball — thus making his innings cap worth monitoring — was. In the 38...
19:32, 05/08/2019

German serial killer nurse jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to Agence France-Presse news agency....
04:16, 06/06/2019

Autopsy results expected soon in German crossbow deaths Police investigating the death of three people whose bodies were found with crossbow bolts inside them at a hotel in Bavaria say they have found a third, unused crossbow inside a bag....
02:32, 05/13/2019

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The trea...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
08:48, 06/04/2019

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now ...
02:32, 06/02/2019

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Leipzig's progressive mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
12:16, 06/06/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision after the vehicle rolled into the nose of the jet....
14:48, 05/14/2019

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confirming him as the worst serial killer in postwar Ger...
06:00, 06/06/2019

AP Interview: German nationalists inspired by Trump campaign The co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party says Europe's new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump's populist playbook when it comes to mobilizing support ahead of this month's European elections....
05:48, 05/08/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
14:16, 05/09/2019

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau went to find out....
22:16, 05/30/2019

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured by a passing bird....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Italy's Salvini threatens to use strict new law on German NGO boat Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened on Wednesday to use tough, new measures for the first time on a German charity ship, Sea Watch, after it picked up migrants off the coast of Libya without authorization....
13:32, 06/12/2019

German port a battleground for EU’s fragile political center BREMERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — Support for Germany’s Social Democrats has ebbed dramatically in recent years, and nowhere is their fate more closely watched than in the northern city-state of Bremen. The center-left party has dominated the proud p...
01:00, 05/21/2019

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives despite heavy losses in a state vote and in elections to the European Parliament....
13:00, 05/26/2019

German savings marketplace Raisin eyes U.S. launch German fintech Raisin, a savings and investment marketplace backed by Paypal, said on Tuesday it plans to launch in the U.S. market as it seeks to attract savers to higher-yielding deposits offered by its banking partners....
04:00, 05/21/2019

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
07:16, 06/07/2019

Vigil at start of trial for German man who killed ex-wife BERLIN (AP) — Women’s rights activists in Germany have staged a vigil for a woman slain by her ex-husband last year amid anger that he isn’t tried for murder. Members of a Hamburg women’s shelter remembered the 42-year-old victim, a...
05:00, 05/21/2019

German May Day protests draw tens of thousands to the streets Unions called on workers to take to the streets to push for a Europe-wide minimum wage. Organizers are also calling for stronger collective bargaining rights and urging workers to vote in upcoming EU elections....
11:48, 05/01/2019

German Greens leap in EU vote as left slumps Germany's Green party doubled its share of the vote in Sunday's European Parliament election, leaping into second place behind Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and above the centre-left Social Democrats....
10:00, 05/26/2019

Defending glyphosate: A 'Roundup' of German agribusiness sentiments Monsanto's controversial weed killer Roundup is used widely by many agricultural firms across Germany. They say consumers are hardly aware of what it would mean to stop using that herbicide. Hardy Graupner reports....
04:16, 05/27/2019

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. German news agency dpa reported that a court on Monday fined the men, aged between 27 and 37, to pena...
06:32, 05/27/2019

German 'Shariah Police' retrial starts in Wuppertal Seven men accused of forming a "Shariah Police" brigade in western Germany have gone on trial. The group allegedly patrolled the streets of Wuppertal in orange vests, telling people to abstain from music and alcohol....
06:16, 05/20/2019

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
11:32, 05/27/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls from the local chapter of the Fridays for Future protest movement....
23:00, 05/02/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
23:00, 05/02/2019

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)       ...
10:32, 06/11/2019

German's SPD to review coalition strategy after vote rout Germany's Social Democrats called a crisis meeting for next week to discuss strategy after a disastrous election triggered a warning from the party's left that it may soon be time to ditch a coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives....
09:48, 05/27/2019

Far-right sticker in German police car raises racism concerns Police in the city of Duisburg have received complaints over an Identitarian movement sticker seen in one of their cars. The extremist group espouses a white nationalist ideology....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement, Kevin Kühnert, has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restricted....
11:16, 05/02/2019

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chief of the Association of German Chambers of Commerc...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment BERLIN (AP) — Israel’s president says he’s shocked by a German official’s comment that he wouldn’t advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home. Felix Klein, the government...
06:32, 05/26/2019

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now BERLIN — A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually. The Federal Administrative Court was ruling in a case involving a h...
03:32, 06/13/2019

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
05:16, 05/24/2019

German pilot killed in Polish air show tailspin The pilot, who was in his 60s, was flying a Soviet-era aerobatic plane when it suddenly plummeted into a river. Footage of the crash shows a more than 20-second tailspin....
12:48, 06/15/2019

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled out, the Fars news agency reported on Thursday....
09:32, 05/23/2019

YouTuber's rant dents German conservatives' campaign Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have been thrown off balance days before Germans vote in European Parliament elections by a 26-year-old's hour-long YouTube polemic, which has been watched over 5 million times in just five days....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Europe wants to deal with China as a group: German minister Major European Union countries want to deal with China as a group rather than sign bilateral agreements as individual states, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday, attending a summit in Beijing on China's Belt and Road plan....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch boat Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 ship to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to leave the boat....
22:16, 06/15/2019

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian von der Mark writes....
10:48, 05/23/2019

Italy allows 10 migrants to leave German Sea-Watch ship Italy has allowed 10 rescued migrants on the Sea-Watch 3 to leave the vessel. Two pregnant women and two sick men are among those who have been given permission to disembark....
05:16, 06/16/2019

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his job, with much recent attention fixed on Bayern Munich's past and future....
18:48, 05/24/2019

German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within three years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
09:48, 04/29/2019

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits BERLIN (AP) — A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women. Wearing the garments in municipal pools in the western city of Koblenz was forbidden at the beginning of this year afte...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
14:48, 05/21/2019

German teen guilty of killing boy who refused his advances BERLIN (AP) — A German teenager has been found guilty of fatally strangling another teen who allegedly refused his advances. German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the regional court in the western city of Siegen convicted the 15-year-old of m...
11:00, 06/13/2019

German Jews told not to wear kippahs in public German Jews have been warned by a leading government official not to wear traditional kippahs in all public settings following a rise in anti-Semitic attacks across the country....
04:48, 05/26/2019

Bayern Munich win German Cup after Lewandowski cuts down RB Leipzig • RB Leipzig 0-3 Bayern Munich • Lewandowski 29 85, Coman 78Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig 3-0 on Saturday thanks to two goals from Robert Lewandowski to win their 19th German Cup and complete a domestic league and Cup double. The Bundesliga’s top sco...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Bayern Munich win German Cup, secure domestic double Bayern Munich have beaten RB Leipzig 3-0 in the German Cup on the back of goals from Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman. Bayern thus secure the league and cup double, despite their shaky start to the season....
13:16, 05/25/2019

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
12:48, 06/13/2019

German Cup final live: RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich Serial winners versus the corporate upstarts. Neutral German fans might struggle to decide quite who they're rooting for in the German Cup this year. Follow all the action with us, as it happens....
12:32, 05/25/2019

German far right cancels election party after venue threats BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals. In a statement Wednesday, the party’s top candidate for the upcomin...
09:00, 05/22/2019

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
09:16, 06/16/2019

Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court The ultranationalist National Democratic Party (NPD) failed twice to convince lower-level courts that its campaign ad was legal. Germany's highest court agreed with the party and wants the commercial to be aired....
13:48, 05/15/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
01:16, 05/18/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy from Jews.”...
18:16, 05/17/2019

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face a spike in anti-Semitism, withdrawing an earlier warning against wearing the traditional skullcap....
13:32, 05/28/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday was filed by the country’s three governing ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Another Key Yankee, Domingo German, Heads for the Injured List German, who has emerged as a stalwart for the battered Yankees and entered the day tied for the major league lead with nine wins, landed on the injured list with a strained left hip flexor muscle....
21:32, 06/09/2019

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin CLEVELAND — The Yankees’ Injury Wheel of Misfortune has taken another spin and landed on Domingo German, whose recent struggles now have a context. German went on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a left hip flexor strain, a condition he said...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Yankees place RHP Germán on injured list with hip flexor CLEVELAND (AP) — Yankees starter Domingo Germán has been placed on the injured list with a hip flexor, another blow to New York’s pitching staff. The team made the move Sunday before completing a three-game series against the Indians. Germán ha...
11:00, 06/09/2019

The Latest: German government still urging Brexit deal LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit talks (all times local): 11:30 a.m. The German government says it still has a “great interest” in Britain reaching a domestic agreement on how to move forward on Brexit, after talks between government an...
03:48, 05/17/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Racing Point plans "almost new car" F1 upgrade for July's German GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team plans to introduce a major upgrade for the German Grand Prix, which it believes will make its RP19 "almost a new car"...
05:32, 05/24/2019

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Merkel had fueled speculation that she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled to end in 2021....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Porsche CEO Blume probed by German prosecutors, paper says By approving payments made to a Porsche works council member, CEO Oliver Blume and other Porsche staffers may have contributed towards a misuse of corporate funds, the Stuttgarter Nachrichten newspaper reported....
08:16, 05/29/2019

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
07:00, 06/08/2019

E-scooters can hit German streets after upper house approval The German Bundesrat has voted to allow electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. The UK is now the only major European country yet to approve their use....
01:16, 05/18/2019

5 masked people with a machine gun rob a German coffee shop Police say five masked people stormed a coffee shop in central Germany with a machine gun, sprayed tear gas and stole about 8,000 euros ($8,950) before escaping by car....
01:16, 05/06/2019

Urshela? German? Creating a team of baseball’s best surprises Luke Voit was hitting fifth and playing first base for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on Memorial Day a year ago. Gio Urshela was inserted as a pinch-runner and moved to third amid the only six weeks he would play in the majors in 2018, shuffling main...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Tax authorities mount raids on 19 German banks and homes Investigation is linked to Panama Papers and part of money laundering allegationsEleven banks and eight private homes and offices across Germany have been raided by police and tax investigators as part of a wide-ranging investigation into tax evasio...
14:16, 05/15/2019

German family affairs minister accused of plagiarism Franziska Giffey, a Social Democrat, allegedly used other people's work in her doctoral dissertation without adequate attribution. Plagiarism led to the downfall of two prominent ministers in 2011 and 2013....
12:16, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Iran’s president meets with German FM in Tehran The Latest: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has met with Germany’s top diplomat amid heightened tensions over the country’s unravelling nuclear accord with world powers...
19:16, 06/10/2019

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
19:48, 05/27/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ BERLIN (AP) — A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switzerland. Aldermen in Konstanz, near the border with Switzerland, voted unani...
06:48, 05/03/2019

German police target Darknet trafficking platform German investigators say they've broken up one of the world's largest online criminal trafficking platforms in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. (May 3)        ...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Wild raccoon moves into German zoo; keepers can’t expel it BERLIN (AP) — A wild raccoon has moved into Heidelberg Zoo in Germany and keepers can’t kick him out. German daily Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung reported Friday that zoo staff recently discovered the uninvited guest inside the raccoon enclosure, where h...
10:00, 05/03/2019

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asylum Support Office....
22:48, 06/10/2019

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like in practice....
20:00, 05/19/2019

German center-left SPD's ex-leader Gabriel gives Trump praise The US president is right to criticize China and to negotiate with North Korea, according to left-of-center former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel. Gabriel also warned against seeing Trump voters as "dummies."...
03:16, 06/04/2019

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
12:16, 05/27/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
10:48, 05/16/2019

German press reflects on resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
00:48, 06/04/2019

Merkel marks German constitution anniversary by celebrating diversity Angela Merkel celebrated 70 years since the signing of the German Basic Law with a speech before young immigrants taking part in an integration program. She said Germany had learned it was a country of immigration....
10:48, 05/14/2019

German district president found dead with gunshot wound Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound to his head. Police said there was no indication of suicide and that they were looking for a perpetrator....
00:48, 06/04/2019

German official warns Jews against wearing kippahs in public Anti-Semitic attacks in Germany have surged in the past few years. Last year, an attack on two men wearing kippahs — also known as yarmulkes — on a street in Berlin caused widespread outrage in in the country....
12:32, 05/25/2019

3 mysteriously killed by crossbow bolts at quiet German hotel Police in Germany are investigating the mysterious deaths of three hotel guests who were found impaled with crossbow bolts in their hotel room in Bavaria on Saturday...
09:00, 05/12/2019

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
05:16, 05/22/2019

Google opens German center to improve data privacy LONDON (AP) — Google says it’s opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday that the Silicon Valley tech giant is expanding its op...
04:48, 05/14/2019

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Federer and Nadal face German qualifiers at French Open Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play German qualifiers in second-round matches at the French Open on Wednesday        ...
02:48, 05/29/2019

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the basis for an on-demand air service within six year...
22:32, 05/15/2019

A German minister wants access to your encrypted WhatsApp and Telegram messages If you’re living in Germany, you should be careful about what you’re texting. Because according to Spiegel Online, the country’s Federal Interior Minister, Horst Seehofer, wants encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp and Telegram to provide chat ...
03:16, 05/29/2019

How to handle German directness: An expert's guide to mastering manners Minding one's manners is always important, but how does one adapt when manners change from culture to culture? DW spoke to an expert to learn about mastering German etiquette, from shaking hands to holding wine glasses....
05:00, 05/15/2019

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea....
15:48, 05/23/2019

German economy fends off recession, grows 0.4% in first quarter of 2019 Despite a poor end to 2018, the first quarter has seen a rise in GDP. The growth comes thanks to strong consumer spending and a boom in the construction industry, according to figures from the Federal Statistics Office....
03:00, 05/15/2019

German Grand Prix essential if Mick Schumacher gets to Formula 1 Formula 1 must have a German Grand Prix if Mick Schumacher follows in the footsteps of his seven-time world champion father Michael, according to Hockenheim circuit chiefs...
04:32, 05/19/2019

German, Urshela help Yanks top Rays 4-3, Glasnow exits early ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Domingo German became the majors’ first seven-game winner, Gio Urshela got a key hit set up by a pair of odd bounces and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Friday night. The injury-filled Yankees pul...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
08:00, 06/04/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
06:48, 05/23/2019

German wins 8th game as Yanks cap twinbill sweep of Orioles Domingo German escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning and became the first eight-game winner in the major leagues as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 to complete a doubleheader sweep Wednesday at Yankee Stadium....
20:16, 05/15/2019

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington....
05:00, 05/23/2019

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool rising tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters....
04:48, 05/23/2019

German food discounter Aldi to open first store in China Supermarket chain Aldi is set to open its first location in China. The German discounter is reportedly hoping to tap into a more affluent customer base by touting sought-after products from Europe....
21:16, 05/29/2019

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scandals....
13:00, 05/11/2019

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cr...
03:16, 05/29/2019

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Three killed by crossbow shots to hearts, neck in German hotel BERLIN — Three people found dead at a German hotel with crossbow bolts lodged in them died from those wounds, according to autopsy results released Tuesday, but police said there was no sign of any struggle or that any other people were involved. Inv...
04:00, 05/14/2019

German press mulls resignation of SPD chief Andrea Nahles The German press has been pondering the fate of Andrea Nahles after her decision to quit as Social Democrat leader. Newspapers speculated on the future of the ruling coalition and the possibility of a general election....
15:16, 06/02/2019

German central bank expects feeble growth in second quarter Germany's central bank says it expects the country's economy, Europe's biggest, to turn in a feeble performance in the current quarter after returning to growth in the winter....
06:16, 05/20/2019

German Government Sways After Social Democrat Leader Quits BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results. In a s...
15:00, 06/02/2019

German pensioner quits big tour of Scotland after police 'harassment' An 83-year-old retired German has abandoned a tractor-and-trailer adventure to Scotland after police in England detained him for hours, and accused him of begging and being "too old" to drive....
23:32, 05/27/2019

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition with the center-left party....
13:32, 06/02/2019

German government wobbles after Social Democrat leader quits German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to continue with her government after the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, a junior partner in the coalition, resigned following a series of disappointing election results...
10:48, 06/02/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organization in the West, warns Germany's domestic intelligence agency....
22:16, 05/13/2019

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially accelerate Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure....
19:48, 05/26/2019

German SPD leader Nahles quits as party's popularity hits low Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) chief Andrea Nahles said she would resign on Sunday as well giving up her position as head of its parliamentary group, saying she did not have the support she needed to lead it....
03:00, 06/02/2019

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
12:48, 05/20/2019

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the ...
03:00, 05/27/2019

German newspaper prints cut-out kippah to fight anti-Semitism German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
08:00, 05/27/2019

German police recover valuable Ferrari, search for thief German police have recovered a valuable 1980s Ferrari stolen during a test drive and are now searching for the man who is believed to have sped off with the car while posing as a would-be buyer...
07:16, 05/15/2019

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, German politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Amanpour....
06:48, 05/28/2019

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Porsche offices searched by German prosecutors in payments probe Tax investigators and prosecutors searched several offices including those of Porsche in Weissach and Stuttgart, that of a tax adviser in Stuttgart and those of finance authorities, the Stuttgart prosecutor's office said....
17:48, 05/28/2019

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow on Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) in an election on Sunday that could hasten the end of their loveless federal coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
05:00, 05/26/2019

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
13:16, 05/21/2019

German government's work continues despite SPD leader's resignation: spokesman German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her government continue to work earnestly and with full awareness of their responsibility despite the crisis precipitated by the resignation of a coalition party leader, a government spokesman said....
04:00, 06/03/2019

My unknown father — anonymous sperm donations undermine German law Over the past decades, thousands of children in Germany have been conceived through anonymous sperm donations from Germany and abroad, most notably Denmark. Florence Schulz reports from Aarhus....
08:32, 05/18/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The German Defense Ministry says it’s resuming its military t...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Three people shot with crossbow found dead in German hotel Investigators say they believe no one else was involved in deaths of men and two women Police in Germany are investigating the mysterious discovery of three bodies shot with crossbow bolts in a Bavarian hotel room.Investigators are still trying to de...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Malta fines captain of German migrant rescue ship The German captain of a migrant rescue ship was fined 10,000 euros ($11,240) by a Maltese court on Tuesday, after being found guilty of entering national waters 11 months ago without proper registration....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote. Andrea Nahles said in a statemen...
02:00, 06/02/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany. Berlin insists Poland waived such rights in 1953, while unde...
06:16, 05/21/2019

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillan...
06:16, 05/21/2019

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
13:32, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within 3 years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
10:00, 04/29/2019

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid accusations he promoted views critical of Israel. Council President Andreas Schuster told dpa news agency Saturday...
09:16, 06/15/2019

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglected crises....
11:00, 06/05/2019

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
07:32, 06/08/2019

Domingo German leads Yankees’ other guys to rain-shortened win Gio Urshela reached base two more times Sunday and the Yankees got a big, two-run homer by Mike Tauchman. Neither was in the plans when the team was being built. Still, no one was more important to their 4-1 rain-shortened win over the Twins than Dom...
18:32, 05/05/2019

German Economic Slowdown Triggers New Divisions in Governing Coalition A sharp economic slowdown in Germany has sparked a loud debate in the government about economic and policy priorities, putting fresh strain on the fractious left-right coalition....
13:00, 05/09/2019

German wins again, Yanks top Twins 4-1 in rain-stopped game NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo German kept delivering on a wet, raw afternoon, tying for the major league lead with his sixth win as the New York Yankees stopped the Minnesota Twins 4-1 Sunday in a game called in the bottom of the eighth inning because of r...
19:00, 05/05/2019

Missing German found at Rome airport living among homeless A German man who has been missing for months has reportedly surfaced at Fiumicino airport west of Rome. Police say he was "scruffy-looking" and living among the homeless....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Nine arrested as German girl's birthday party turns riotous As many as 400 people turned out for the 16-year-old's private celebration near the southwestern city of Mannheim. Police took several hours to restore order after the drunken crowd turned violent....
12:48, 06/15/2019

German zoo attributes lion attack to injured keeper's error A zoo in northern Germany says it appears a keeper failed to follow the "golden rule" of checking to see if lions were inside their enclosure before he entered it and was mauled....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich’s German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a trip to second-division Osnabrück. Saturday’s first-round draw also pitted Borussia Dortmund wi...
13:00, 06/15/2019

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh....
14:32, 06/08/2019

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists...
01:48, 06/08/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelans have fled. China also looms over the Latin America trip....
11:48, 05/01/2019

German auto suppliers downbeat as trade dispute simmers German automotive suppliers Continental and Bosch do not expect a speedy recovery of the global auto market, as an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China threatens to compound already weak car demand....
06:32, 05/09/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
07:32, 05/08/2019

German Police Stop Over 100 Cars Involved in Road Rally This past weekend in Michigan, hundreds of rusted-out shitboxes likely spewed fluids, rust, and unburnt fuel all over the roadway, and while that event had its own share of drama, it didn’t get hit hard by the fuzz like a fancy-car road rally in Euro...
05:16, 05/07/2019

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
12:16, 06/06/2019

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brexit uncertainty are weighing on the global growth o...
14:32, 06/07/2019

Fake German heiress faces sentencing in NY fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A fake German heiress who swindled tens of thousands of dollars from New York banks and hotels is set to learn her punishment. Anna Sorokin will be sentenced Thursday in state court following her conviction for theft of services and g...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental record....
03:32, 06/06/2019

German circus goes cruelty-free and replaces animals with holograms Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circ...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Hero soldiers stop runaway truck on German autobahn Two German soldiers are being hailed as heroes for averting an autobahn disaster by jumping to action and bringing a truck to a stop after its driver collapsed, according to a report. The soldiers noticed the truck hit the center barrier on the A4 au...
06:16, 06/13/2019

| Tsonga, Kecmanovic rain on German parade in sodden Stuttgart Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Miomir Kecmanovic beatlocal heroes Mischa Zverev and Philipp Kohlschreiber as the grass court season got off to a sodden start in Stuttgart....
13:00, 06/10/2019

Eastern German state premier calls for new national anthem Thuringian Premier Bodo Ramelow says he wants a national anthem with which all Germans can identify. Ramelow told a newspaper that the current anthem conjured up visions of Nazi parades for him....
03:16, 05/09/2019

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime serial killer....
03:32, 06/06/2019

German SPD's record low in poll puts strain on Merkel's coalition Support for Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) party, a junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, has slumped to a record low, a poll showed on Saturday, piling more pressure on it to quit the government and rebuild in opposition....
14:16, 06/15/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
08:32, 06/05/2019

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close BERLIN (AP) — Defense closing arguments are getting underway in the case of a former nurse accused of killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany. Prosecutors have already asked for life in prison for Niels Hoegel, 42, for the killings ...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Jewish group alarmed after German police let neo-Nazis march Germany's leading Jewish organization is expressing alarm over footage of flag-waving neo-Nazis in self-styled uniforms marching through a town in eastern Germany on May Day, unhindered by police....
12:32, 05/02/2019

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
13:16, 06/09/2019

Britain won't get a better Brexit deal, German minister tells Conservatives The European Union and its member states will not be prepared to renegotiate the Brexit deal agreed between London and Brussels whoever the next British Prime Minister is, Germany's Europe Minister Michael Roth said on Tuesday....
03:32, 06/11/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
05:32, 05/10/2019

German police lead break up of Darknet trafficking platform BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say they’ve broken up one of the world’s largest online criminal trafficking platform in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. The Federal Criminal Police Office said Friday they arr...
05:00, 05/03/2019

German police shut down one of world's biggest dark web sites Arrests in Germany, Brazil and US relate to sale of drugs, stolen data and malicious softwareGerman police have shut down one of the world’s largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark web and arrested the three men allegedly running it, pro...
19:32, 05/03/2019

| German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has held talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal which he described as "extraordinarily important" for Europe....
07:48, 06/10/2019

European banking mergers needed - German bank body BdB The head of Germany's BdB banking association said that cross-border mergers in the European banking industry were becoming more of a necessity, given the risks of weakened financial institutions for the euro zone....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Apple wants to kill the logo of this German bike path, do you think it has a point? Just like it gets sued for trademarks like iPad or Swatch's "one more thing," Apple is known to swoop in on logo and catchphrase patents it thinks infringe on its signatory. Back in 2011, it sued a coffee shop in Bonn, Germany, for allegedly ripping ...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Vodafone calls for German government help with ultrafast broadband rollout Complaining about the costs, the head of telecoms giant Vodafone in Germany has called on the government to invest in "last mile" broadband connections. Germany has been slow to speed up its internet networks....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines and their exclusion from daycare....
07:00, 05/05/2019

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in Germany at 27%....
16:32, 06/15/2019

German official warns Jews not to wear kippa ‘everywhere’ in country Felix Klein, the government’s anti-Semitism commissioner, was quoted Saturday as saying: “I cannot recommend to Jews that they wear the skullcap at all times everywhere in Germany.” He didn’t elaborate on what places and times might be risky....
19:48, 05/26/2019

German cartel office extends review of T-Systems-IBM mainframe deal Germany's anti-trust office is extending its review of a mainframe computing deal between T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, and IBM, it said on its website on Tuesday....
02:16, 05/28/2019

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of problems....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Revisit the race of the 26th century with a German orchestra playing F-Zero music There’s something about Nintendo theme music that lends itself to big orchestral arrangements. More complex scores like, say, the Ocarina of Time sound great coming from a full orchestra, naturally, but so do the simpler themes of the 8- and 16-bit e...
19:00, 05/21/2019

German hiker found dead near Blanc glacier in French Alps The 63-year-old tourist had set off for an early morning hike toward a glacier in the Alps in southern France. Search teams went to look for him when he failed to return....
23:00, 05/27/2019

German police seek €2-million Ferrari after test drive theft Police in Düsseldorf are searching for a man who took off with a rare 1985 Ferrari that once belonged to British racing driver Eddie Irvine. The man, who posed as a classic car buyer, sped off during a test drive....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Domingo German struggles again as Yankees fall in Didi Gregorius’ return CLEVELAND — Even before Domingo German’s sensational start to the season began to unravel, the Yankees were interested in a rotation upgrade. They engaged Scott Boras, the agent for free agent Dallas Keuchel, but then watched as the left-hander becam...
20:48, 06/07/2019

German auto sector could drop as much as 12% if Trump announces tariffs, analyst says Germany's automotive sector could fall as much as 12% over "three bad trading days," if President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on European car manufacturers, one analyst told CNBC....
02:16, 05/15/2019

ECJ deems German prosecutors too political to issue European arrest warrants The European Court of Justice has ruled that German public prosecutors should not be allowed to issue European arrest warrants. The court found that prosecutors had insufficient independence from politicians....
14:48, 05/27/2019

Asylum-seekers left in 'inhumane' conditions in German refugee center Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least one suicide attempt. Bavarian officials say conditions are adequate....
13:48, 05/15/2019

German police launch raids on Iraqi organized crime gang Heavily-armed German police have carried out a series of coordinated raids on the "Al-Salam-313" organized crime group. The targets are suspected of people smuggling as well as dealing in narcotics....
23:48, 05/21/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within 3 years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
00:48, 04/30/2019

German Report finds substantial money laundering in B.C.’s luxury car market The province released part of Peter German's latest report looking at money laundering in the housing market, luxury vehicle market, and B.C. horse tracks....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Vodafone steps up fight for Liberty deal with German access offer Vodafone stepped up its battle to gain regulatory approval for its Liberty Global deal on Tuesday by offering rival Telefonica Deutschland access to its enlarged high-speed broadband network....
07:16, 05/07/2019

German high school students decry 'difficult' math tests High school students across Germany are deeply unhappy about what they said were very difficult math exams. Skeptical education officials are calling for calm....
02:32, 05/07/2019

Ricin attack plot trial starts for Tunisian-German couple The couple on trial was charged with preparing a terrorist attack with a poison 6,000 times more lethal than cyanide. They were supporters of the "Islamic State."...
05:32, 06/07/2019

German finance minister expects OECD deal on digital tax in 2020 German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will agree a minimum level of taxation for digital companies such as Amazon, Google and Facebook by mid-2020....
21:32, 05/17/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend to be toxic."...
08:00, 05/06/2019

German Panama Papers probe targets banks in nationwide raids German tax authorities raided the offices of several banks, tax consultants and wealthy people across the country. The suspects' tax evasion efforts allegedly have links to Germany's biggest lender....
09:00, 05/15/2019

German boat captain faces 20 years in jail for rescuing 1,000 migrants A German boat captain faces 20 years in jail in Italy for rescuing 1,000 migrants in the Mediterranean after being accused of colluding with smugglers. Pia Klemp, 35, could be tried and imprisoned for helping people enter Europe illegally from the No...
14:48, 06/12/2019

German Police Shut Down Major 'Darknet' Illegal Trading Site German police have shut down one of the world's largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark Web and arrested the three men allegedly running it....
08:48, 05/03/2019

French Open 2019: Federer, Nadal progress against little known German pair Oscar Otte and Yannick Maden might not have won against Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer at the French Open but the German pair who went through qualifying won't soon forget Wednesday....
11:32, 05/29/2019

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensio...
09:16, 06/09/2019

Opinion: EU election result spells an uncertain future for the German government In Germany, at least, Europe-friendly parties are the winners of the EU vote. However, the SPD's defeat is so devastating that it puts Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition in danger, writes DW’s Editor-in-Chief, Ines Pohl....
19:48, 05/26/2019

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers German Health Minister Jens Spahn is proposing a law that allows for fining parents of unvaccinated children up to €2,500 ($2,800). The conservative lawmaker said he wants to "eradicate" measles....
12:00, 05/05/2019

Newly restored 19th-century German ship sinks after collision Elbe No 5, restored at a cost of €1.5m, collided with container vessel near HamburgA recently restored wooden sailing ship has sunk after colliding with a container vessel near Hamburg, northern Germany.Six adults and two children were injured when t...
08:32, 06/09/2019

German police stop extremely drunk driver teetering through town The woman had a blood alcohol level eight times over the legal driving limit, enough to risk inducing a coma in people with a lower tolerance. She hit several parked cars before being stopped....
01:32, 05/29/2019

German Foreign Minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the two countries....
12:32, 05/01/2019

Sweet talk and laughter — German sayings involving forests and trees Germans are known for their love of forests, and celebrate Arbor Day annually. They also have a host of wonderful sayings and phrases revolving around forests and trees, with one that involves shouting into the woods....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Merkel's heir apparent denies pressuring German chancellor to resign The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for the European Parliament in which their conservative party is set to lose ground....
15:48, 05/17/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
23:48, 05/19/2019

European shares dip on trade, German 5G auction lifts telecom index European shares dipped on Thursday, tracking Asian markets lower after more violent protests in Hong Kong and weighed down by doubts over the United States and China's ability to reach a trade deal any time soon....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Jürgen Klopp wins German Football Ambassador award 2019 Jürgen Klopp has been named the German Football Ambassador for 2019 following his fine work with Liverpool and representing German football abroad. But Klopp's season is not over, with a Champions League final to play....
13:48, 05/15/2019

German SPD suffers state vote rout in jolt to Merkel coalition Germany's Social Democrats bled support in the state of Bremen on Sunday, failing to win most votes for the first time since 1946 in a major blow that could hasten the end of their national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
10:00, 05/26/2019

German biscuit heiress apologizes for Nazi forced labor remarks The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologized for stirring outrage with remarks that appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
13:48, 05/15/2019