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Attacks on refugee homes soar in Germany: Official data

Berlin - Germany recorded nearly 1,000 far-right offences targeting refugee shelters last year, a five-fold annual rise amid a record influx of asylum seekers, the government said Monday.

Anxious Merkel warns Turkey over rights, visa-free travel

Istanbul - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday of her "deep concern" over the state of democracy in Turkey and voiced doubt that a plan to offer Turks visa-free travel to the EU would be implemented on time.

Merkel calls for end to empty promises on humanitarian aid

Istanbul - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called for an end to empty commitments on aid, on the opening day of a UN-backed summit in Istanbul.

Merkel voices 'great concern' over Turkey ahead of visit

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said some political developments in Turkey were a source of "great concern" and pledged to address them during a visit to the country on Monday.

Fiat Chrysler suspected of emissions cheating: Report

Berlin - German regulators suspect that Italian-American auto maker Fiat Chrysler, like Volkswagen, used illegal software to cheat on emissions tests, a newspaper report said Sunday.

Germany seeks jail for ex-SS Auschwitz guard, 94

Berlin - German prosecutors on Friday sought six years' imprisonment for a 94-year-old former SS guard on trial for complicity in 170,000 murders at Auschwitz.

Merkel 'to raise concerns over Turkey's democracy' with Erdogan

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will raise concerns over democracy in Turkey when she meets President Recep Tayyip Erdogan next week, her spokesman said Friday, as Ankara began a final vote on a contentious bill lifting parliamentary immunity.

German doctors blast Lufthansa over Germanwings crash

Berlin - The head of Germany's doctors' association has lashed out at both Lufthansa and aviation regulators for failing to prevent last year's Germanwings crash by allowing a pilot who suffered from severe depression to fly.

Auschwitz finds inmate jewellery in false-bottomed mug

Oswiecim - A gold ring and necklace hidden by an Auschwitz prisoner in a false-bottomed mug for fear of looting by German Nazis has been discovered at site of the death camp, the Auschwitz museum said Thursday.

Brexit leader Johnson wins 'insulting Erdogan poetry prize'

London - Leading Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson has won a British prize that called for rude poems about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in solidarity with a German comedian facing prosecution for doing the same.

German court bans public recital of anti-Erdogan poem

Hamburg - A court in the German city of Hamburg on Tuesday banned the author of a poem lampooning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from publicly reciting passages from his work.

Germany puts refugees to work... for one euro

Berlin - With a spoon and spatula in hand, Zaid, a 23-year-old Iraqi refugee, lifts the lid on a large pot filled with goulash and potatoes as he begins his shift.

German police arrest 120 in anti-coal demonstrations

Deutschland - German police said Sunday they arrested 120 people following violent clashes between environmental activists and security personnel at anti-coal demonstrations in the east of the country.

Syrian pianist plays to Germans' hearts after fleeing Damascus

Berlin - A year ago, 28-year-old pianist Aeham al-Ahmad was performing in the ruins of Damascus. But after Islamic State jihadists torched his beloved piano, he fled to Germany where he now sings to audiences of the troubles in his home country.

Germany eyes free wi-fi in public spaces, finally

Berlin - Try looking for a free wi-fi connection in the cafe down the street in Germany and, more likely than not, there isn't one.Forget about looking for open connections in parks or at key monuments. They just don't exist.

Pig's head found outside Merkel's constituency office

Berlin - German police said Saturday they found a pig's head bearing an "insulting inscription" outside Chancellor Angela Merkel's constituency office in the country's northeast.

Eco campaigners blockade German coal mine

Proschim - Two thousand environmental protesters blockaded a coal mine in Germany on Friday as part of an international campaign against the use of fossil fuels.

German spy service says Russia behind major cyber attacks

Berlin - Germany's domestic secret service accused Russia on Friday of a series of international cyber attacks aimed at spying and sabotage, in "hybrid warfare" that also targeted the German parliament last year.

Turkey showpiece Syrian refugee camp hit by child sex assault case

Istanbul - A Turkish man has gone on trial in southern Turkey charged with sexually assaulting at least eight Syrian children at the refugee camp where he was working, reports and official sources said on Thursday.

Four-way talks on Ukraine war fail to win breakthrough

Berlin - Key powers failed to clinch a breakthrough in talks Wednesday seeking a lasting peace deal in Ukraine, with negotiations stumbling over the thorny issue of local elections in the rebel-held zone.

Germany scraps postwar convictions of gays under Nazi law

Berlin - Germany will annul the convictions of 50,000 men for homosexuality under a Nazi-era law which remained in force after the war, and will compensate them, the government said Wednesday.

German knife killer sent to psychiatric hospital: Police

Munich - A German man who killed one person and wounded three in an apparently random knife attack will be held in a psychiatric hospital not a jail, police said Wednesday.

German court rejects Erdogan's challenge against media group boss

Berlin - A German court on Tuesday threw out a bid by Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for an injunction against the boss of German media giant Axel Springer in a widening row over free speech.

Germany to increase troops for first time since Cold War ended

Berlin - Germany is raising the number of its troops for the first time since 1990, ending a quarter of a century of successive cuts in the army since the end of the Cold War.

Brexit camp says Berlin vetoed UK's EU reform plans

London - Germany vetoed key parts of British Prime Minister David Cameron's attempted EU reforms before he called a referendum on Britain's membership, an ex-cabinet minister said in an interview published Tuesday.

German kills one in 'Islamist motivated' knife attack

Munich - A man killed one person and wounded three others in a knife attack at a German railway station Tuesday that prosecutors said had "an apparent Islamist motive".It is Germany's third knife attack with an apparent Islamist motivation since September.

Refugees-as-guides a hit at Berlin's museums

Berlin - Mohamed Al-Subeeh was a senior restorer at Syria's best-known mosaic museum, but as war swept deeper into his province, destroying artefacts and threatening his and his family's lives, he was forced to flee.

Merkel to attend controversial UN aid summit

New York - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be among some 50 leaders attending the first-ever world humanitarian summit in Istanbul to rethink the global aid strategy, UN diplomats said Monday.

Erdogan launches legal action against German media group boss

Berlin - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has launched legal action to prevent the head of German media giant Axel Springer from repeating support for a TV satirist who crudely insulted the Turkish leader, a lawyer said Monday."It's like a gang rape.

Germany sees sharp drop in new refugee arrivals

Berlin - Germany recorded a steep decline in asylum seeker arrivals in April, official data showed Monday, after the closure of the popular route used by migrants through the Balkans.
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