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Germany's Nazi hunters in final straight of race against time

Ludwigsburg - Tucked away in the picturesque German city of Ludwigsburg, a tiny team of investigators tracks the last surviving Nazi war criminals across the globe and through the better part of a century, in an urgent race against time.

Germany having a tough time enforcing online hate speech law

On January 1 of this year, Germany's new Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG) went into full effect. This act states that any company that fails to remove illegal content within 24 hours faces a fine of up to 50 million Euros.

Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth

Paris - Adolf Hitler definitely died in 1945 in Berlin, from taking cyanide and a bullet, according to French researchers who were given rare access to fragments of the dictator's teeth held in Moscow."The teeth are authentic, there is no possible doubt.

Putin, Merkel defend Nord Stream pipeline

Sochi - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel put on a rare show of unity Friday defending the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, criticised by Ukraine and threatened by US sanctions.

Germany loses Holocaust reminder as survivors dwindle

Frankfurt Am Main - Renowned for its relentless confrontation of its Nazi past, Germany's culture of remembrance faces new 21st-Century challenges as survivors of World War II and the Holocaust disappear and far-right politics reemerges.

Putin to meet Merkel to talk Iran and Ukraine

Sochi - Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Friday, as Moscow and Europe make rare joint efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal.

Merkel, Putin revive dialogue after Trump scraps Iran deal

Berlin - Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday to discuss the explosive global issues of Iran, Syria and Ukraine amid a deepening US-European crisis of confidence.

Preparatory works start on disputed Russian gas pipeline

Moscow - Preparatory work for the construction of a controversial Russian gas pipeline began off the German coast on Tuesday, just days ahead of a visit to Moscow by German chancellor Angela Merkel.

German court tries former H&K staff over Mexico gun exports

Berlin - A German court Tuesday put on trial six former employees of gun maker Heckler & Koch over thousands of assault rifles that were allegedly exported illegally to violence-torn Mexican states.

Pompeo seeking 'strong cooperation' with Europeans on Iran

Washington - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reached out to European signatories of the Iran nuclear deal to seek their continued cooperation in countering Tehran's "malign behavior" following the US withdrawal from the landmark accord.

China defends treatment of Nobel dissident's widow

Bejing - China warned foreigners not to interfere on Monday after western diplomats were prevented from visiting the widow of dissident Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo at her home.

VW 'contests' report boss knew of diesel cheating risk

Frankfurt Am Main - German carmaker Volkswagen rejected Sunday a report that chief executive Herbert Diess knew of the financial risks from the firm's massive diesel cheating earlier than he has so far acknowledged.

Diplomats barred from seeing widow of China dissident: sources

Bejing - Chinese authorities have barred five Western diplomats from visiting the widow of the late Nobel laureate dissident Liu Xiaobo, diplomatic sources said Sunday.

Merkel blasts breaches of Ukraine truce

Assisi - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said she was deeply concerned by repeated breaches of a ceasefire between government forces and Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine.

China still won't tell truth about Sichuan quake: Ai Weiwei

Berlin - A decade since the devastating earthquake in China's Sichuan province that left more than 87,000 people dead or missing, activist artist Ai Weiwei concedes that Beijing will never provide a full reckoning of the disaster.

Putin speaks with Merkel, Erdogan in bid to keep Iran deal

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken with Germany's Angela Merkel and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a bid to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive after the US decision to withdraw, the Kremlin said Friday.

Macron to Merkel: 'Don't wait, act now' for Europe

Aachen - France's President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday pressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to move decisively and quickly on reforming the European Union, warning that the bloc stands at a critical juncture as a United States led by Donald Trump turns inwa...

Defying the tides of misfortune: the migrant babies born at sea

Rome - Mercy, Francesca, Newman, Diabam and Sophia were the names their mothers chose. What they had no control over was where their babies were born.

Latvia's Russians mark 73 years since Soviet victory

Riga - Latvia's large Russian minority gathered in the capital Riga on Wednesday in tribute to fallen Red Army soldiers 73 years since the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany ended World War II on the eastern front.

Germany expels suspect in Tunisia Bardo museum attack

Berlin - Germany on Wednesday expelled a Tunisian man accused over a 2015 museum attack in his country, after his claim that he faced the death penalty back home was thrown out by the courts.

In latest diesel woes, Audi flags new emissions 'irregularities'

Frankfurt Am Main - German luxury carmaker Audi on Tuesday said it had detected "irregularities" in the emissions controls of recent A6/A7 models, prompting it to halt deliveries in the latest twist in the "dieselgate" scandal dogging parent company Volkswagen.

Trump ally Grenell takes over as US envoy to Germany

Berlin - New US ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, a strong backer of President Donald Trump, Tuesday assumed the post left vacant for 15 months, already facing criticism amid heightened trans-Atlantic tensions.

'Kidnapped' Vietnam oil exec withdraws life sentence appeal

Hanoi - A Vietnamese oil executive allegedly kidnapped from Germany withdrew his appeal against a life sentence for corruption Monday, as Slovakia distanced itself from reports its plane was used to brazenly abduct him.

Germany auctions ruins of vital WWII bridge

Frankfurt Am Main - German authorities are selling part of the remains of the "Bridge at Remagen" -- a World War II bridgehead into the country immortalised by a 1969 US film -- in a one-of-a-kind auction.

German president sees 'substantial change' in trans-Atlantic ties

Berlin - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier voiced concern Sunday over a "substantial change" in trans-Atlantic ties, amid European tensions with US President Donald Trump over trade, defence and the Iran nuclear deal.

Divisions resurface as Germany fetes Marx at 200

Trier - Germany marked the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth on Saturday, but the event was marred by protests against the revolutionary philosopher who remains a divisive figure almost three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

German police raid refugee centre after violent stand-off

Berlin - German police Thursday raided a refugee centre where they had met violent resistance three days earlier when they tried to pick up a Togolese man for deportation.

Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia capital

Mugadishu - Armed men abducted a German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday evening from a compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, the aid group said Thursday.

German search for WWII missing drawing to sombre close

Munich - Diethild Heubel pulls a precious document from a binder: a yellowed decades-old letter, neatly handwritten by her father, a German soldier taken prisoner at the end of World War II.

Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia capital

Mugadishu - Armed men abducted a German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday evening from a compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, the aid group said Thursday.
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