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Germany calls for Facebook to nix encryption plans

The Interior Ministry joined other allies it calling for dialogue and "back-door access" for law enforcement. Facebook has said that privacy concerns outweigh possible benefits for police....

Germany calls for Facebook to nix encryption plans

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DOJ will ask Facebook to halt end-to-end encryption plans The Department of Justice is set to ask Facebook to pause plans for end-to-end encryption across all of its messaging services. It will urge the company not to move forward "without ensuring that there is no reduction to user safety."...
02:00 2019-10-04

US wants Facebook to backdoor WhatsApp and halt encryption plans Extreme closeup photo of a hand holding a smartphone using WhatsApp. (credit: WhatsApp) Attorney General William Barr plans to once again make his case against end-to-end encryption for the masses, this time in a public call for Facebook to ensure ...
06:14 2019-10-04

DOJ asks Facebook to halt end-to-end encryption plans (updated) The Department of Justice is set to ask Facebook to pause plans for end-to-end encryption across all of its messaging services. It will urge the company not to move forward "without ensuring that there is no reduction to user safety."...
05:56 2019-10-04

Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook encryption plans despite child safety concerns Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his decision to encrypt the company’s messaging services, despite concerns about its impact on child exploitation.Read More...
13:00 2019-10-04

Patel warns Facebook about end-to-end encryption New Home Secretary Priti Patel has reignited a debate about privacy and the government's ability to surveil communications as she criticised Facebook's plans to use end-to-end encryption....
23:14 2019-07-31

House Antitrust Investigators Now Scrutinizing Google's Plans to Add DNS Encryption to Chrome Antitrust investigators with the House Judiciary Committee are looking into Google’s plans to add Domain Name System over Transport Layer Security (DNS over TLS) to its Chrome browser, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, in the latest escalat...
05:56 2019-09-30

US, Allies Ask Facebook Not to Expand Encryption on Its Services The United States, Britain and Australia are calling on Facebook to halt its plans to deploy strong encryption across all its messaging apps unless it can provide a way for investigators to see......
11:00 2019-10-04

Facebook's Zuckerberg defends decision on encryption Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg defended his decision to encrypt the company's messaging services on Thursday, despite concerns about its impact on child exploitation and other criminal activity....
06:42 2019-10-04

Facebook's encryption plan is a dream for child pornographers, FBI says Facebook is currently the lead referrer of child exploitation tips, according to the FBI director, but that could change under its new encryption plans....
20:28 2019-10-04

AG Bill Barr Is Reportedly Kicking Off a New Encryption War, With Facebook This Time Attorney General and Droopy Dog impersonator William Barr is set to request Facebook halt its expected expansion of encrypted messaging through its networks, according to a draft of a letter obtained by Buzzfeed and expected to publish tomorrow. Read...
02:00 2019-10-04

Facebook's Zuckerberg defends encryption, despite child safety concerns Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg defended on Thursday his decision to encrypt the company's messaging services, despite concerns about its impact on child exploitation and other criminal activity....
15:28 2019-10-04

Barr Presses Facebook on Encryption, Setting Up Clash Over Privacy U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr, citing public safety, is asking Facebook to hold off on plans to add end-to-end encryption throughout its messaging services....
08:42 2019-10-04

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Zuckerberg defends encryption, despite child safety concerns Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg defended on Thursday his decision to encrypt the company's messaging services, despite concerns about its impact on child exploitation and other criminal activity....
06:42 2019-10-04

U.S., allies urge Facebook for backdoor to encryption as they fight child abuse The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have called on Facebook Inc to not go ahead with end-to-end encryption across its messaging services unless law enforcement officials have backdoor access, saying encryption hindered the fight again...
15:28 2019-10-04

Facebook Encryption Threatens Public Safety, UK Home Secretary Tells CEO UK's Indian-origin home secretary Priti Patel on Friday issued an open letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, alongside her counterparts in the US and Australia, to warn him that the social media......
17:14 2019-10-04

Facebook urged to create backdoor for encryption to fight child abuse, terrorism The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have called on Facebook to not go ahead with end-to-end encryption across its messaging services unless law enforcement officials have backdoor access, saying encryption hindered the fight against c...
00:28 2019-10-05

AMS plans rival takeover bid for Germany's Osram Apple supplier AMS AG on Sunday said it plans to make an all-cash takeover bid for German lighting group Osram , offering 38.5 euros per share, more than a rival offer from private equity firms Bain Capital and Carlyle Group....
23:42 2019-08-11

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she favors issuance of CO2 certificates to reduce such emissions....
18:00 2019-08-13

Germany plans to shift gears on driver's licenses Germans love manual cars, but more and more automatics are hitting the road. Now the transport minister wants to change how people get their driver’s license....
17:28 2019-08-24

The Latest: Germany says plans for sea force at early stage Germany says plans for a Europe-led mission to safeguard shipping in the Strait of Hormuz are at an early stage and it is too early to say how Berlin might contribute...
14:56 2019-07-24

Amazon plans to open new warehouse, create 2,800 jobs in Germany U.S. online retail giant Amazon plans to open a new warehouse in Germany this year and create more than 2,800 jobs with permanent contracts in what is its second-biggest market after the United States....
11:42 2019-07-14

Germany plans Libya conference to shore up arms embargo Violations of embargo have been both routine and often blatant, says UN special envoyGermany is planning to hold a UN-backed international conference on the future of Libya in an attempt to force the many regional actors to stop funding and arming th...
07:42 2019-09-13

Germany urges Iran to reverse its latest nuclear plans Germany on Sunday urged Iran to stop taking measures that undermined the non-proliferation deal it agreed in exchange for eased sanctions after Tehran announced it would boost nuclear enrichment above agreed limits....
15:56 2019-07-07

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence The violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after Sudanese forces allegedly killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Many global powers have joined the chorus of condemnation....
21:42 2019-06-03

Deutsche Telekom debuts 5G in Germany as Vodafone UK offers unlimited plans Two major European carrier launches have given Germany its first commercial 5G service, and UK customers their first unlimited 4G/5G data plans.Read More...
15:42 2019-07-03

Germany's ruling coalition plans to spend €40 billion on climate protection The governing coalition parties in Germany have reportedly agreed to a deal to ensure the country meets its 2030 goals to combat climate change. The government is set to unveil its climate package on September 20....
05:42 2019-09-15

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago....
02:14 2019-06-05

New IMF chief calls for Germany to spend on infrastructure In her inaugural speech in Washington, IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva pushed for a coordinated effort to fight the sluggish global economy, calling Germany to do its part and start spending more....
10:56 2019-10-09

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platform in breach of the country's law on internet transparency....
16:14 2019-07-02

Germany plans to hike taxes on European, long-haul flights: document The German government plans to raise taxes on tickets for flights within Europe to 10.43 euros from 7.50, a government document seen by Reuters showed....
12:42 2019-10-04

Germany calls on Russia to release Moscow protesters Moscow authorities arrested more than 800 people for participating in an unauthorized rally. But some residents said they "had no option left but to protest" in the face of a growing crackdown on independent candidates....
23:28 2019-08-04

Germany calls for de-escalation of 'explosive' Iran-U.S. tension Confrontation between Washington and Tehran is now "explosive" and could lead to military escalation, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday, becoming the most senior Western official to visit Iran since a war of words erupted last month....
14:42 2019-06-10

Facebook Plans to Add Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
08:28 2019-08-03

Facebook plans to put its name on Instagram, WhatsApp As antitrust scrutiny on Big Tech intensifies, one adjustment on the way from Facebook appears to be.... rebranding. The Information reports that employees have been notified the company will add its name to Instagram and WhatsApp. The popular servic...
03:00 2019-08-03

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability....
22:14 2019-09-13

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that the social networking company had failed to meet ...
16:14 2019-07-02

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
20:42 2019-09-13

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
21:28 2019-07-02

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe -Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
17:00 2019-09-13

Elliott calls for break-up and bigger buyback at Germany's Scout24 U.S. activist investor Elliott [ECAL.UL] has urged German classifieds group Scout24 to sell its car listings business and ramp up a share buyback program to boost returns to investors....
14:42 2019-08-05

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushback from Italy....
18:42 2019-08-16

EU weighs new energy taxes as Germany calls for 'drastic' steps The European Union is considering new energy taxes to meet its climate targets, top officials said on Friday, with Germany calling for "drastic steps" to reduce carbon emissions....
11:14 2019-09-13

British PM Johnson calls on Germany and France to compromise on Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday called on Germany and France to compromise on Brexit, cautioning that the United Kingdom would be ready to leave the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 if necessary....
15:28 2019-08-19

Germany's Aareal conducts strategic review following calls from investor German real estate lender Aareal said on Monday it had embarked on a strategic review following calls from an activist investor to consider the sale of its software unit Aareon....
22:00 2019-10-07

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services...
15:56 2019-06-18

Germany's Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday that policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies, adding that Berlin would reject any such plans....
17:56 2019-09-17

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten financial stability and consumer privacy....
18:14 2019-07-16

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear....
23:14 2019-07-02

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
22:42 2019-07-02

Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' cryptocurrency in 2020 Mark Zuckerberg met governor of Bank of England last month to discuss decisionFacebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020, allowing users to make digital payments in a dozen countries.The currency, dubbed GlobalCoin, would ena...
10:00 2019-05-24

Facebook Confronts Broad Resistance to Crypto Plans Facebook executive David Marcus is set to take the hot seat in a Senate Banking Committee hearing, after U.S. officials from both parties came out swinging against the tech giant’s Libra project....
14:00 2019-07-16

Facebook Confronts Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
02:28 2019-07-16

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
20:42 2019-07-16

Facebook plans to double its minority employees in the next five years Facebook is more diverse than it was six years ago, but the company admits it has a long way to go. Today, Facebook released its 2019 Diversity Report, and while it employs more women and minorities than it did a few years ago, it's still predom...
22:14 2019-07-09

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
16:00 2019-06-19

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
18:14 2019-07-16

France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe, and backed the development of an alternative public cryptocurrency....
20:42 2019-09-13

Listeria-tainted sausage deaths in Germany lead to calls for better consumer protection A public holiday likely contributed to a delay in the spread of information regarding a recall of bacteria-tainted meat in Germany. Advocacy group Foodwatch has urged new action to inform and protect consumers....
00:14 2019-10-06

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
22:14 2019-07-16

Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency Despite skepticism and concern about Facebook’s reach, the company envisions an alternative financial system based on a new cryptocurrency called Libra....
12:14 2019-06-18

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
22:56 2019-06-02

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday https://www.ft.com/content/3b2084fe-83...
02:28 2019-06-03

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined nearly 100 people over their remarks and are probing scores of others....
02:14 2019-08-10

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, demanding it correct its "mistakes", state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday....
21:42 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe....
16:56 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
21:56 2019-07-16

Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations following settlement with FTC On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
00:56 2019-07-25

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
00:28 2019-07-25

G7 finance chiefs pour cold water on Facebook's digital coin plans Group of Seven finance chiefs cast a cloud over prospects for Facebook's Libra digital coin on Wednesday, insisting tough regulatory problems would have to be worked out first....
01:14 2019-07-18

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify before Congress, adding to global concerns about what the digital currency could mean for data privacy...
01:42 2019-06-19

Facebook wants Portal to be the king of video calls, but there’s still work to do Doing things with friends and family during video calls is compelling, but Facebook's Portal must walk a fine line between entertaining and distracting.Read More...
18:42 2019-08-06

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled Facebook on its plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency Libra in 2020. David Marcus, the company'...
13:42 2019-07-17

CrossFit quits Facebook, calls company ‘utopian socialists’ CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet. The move to quit both Facebook and Instagram came in the wake of the decision to...
20:14 2019-05-27

Facebook COO Sandberg downplays calls for a breakup, ignores WSJ bombshell Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg ignored a negative bombshell and brushed off calls to break up the tech giant during a Q&A session with reporters from around the world Wednesday at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters....
08:00 2019-06-13

Facebook is trying to meld TV streaming and video calls in one home gadget Facebook really, really wants you to make video calls, it seems. A new report by The Information has claimed the social media giant has approached the likes of Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon to get support for their streaming services on a potential ...
19:00 2019-08-01

EU to urge G20 response on Facebook's Libra, calls for tech tax reform European Union finance ministers will tell their counterparts at a G20 meeting in mid-October that a global regulatory response is needed to "stablecoins" such as Facebook's Libra, an EU document said....
21:42 2019-10-04

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
00:28 2019-07-04

Facebook’s Portal TV lets you watch shows during video calls Facebook introduced Portal TV, which lets users make video calls and watch videos together, along with Portal Mini and a redesigned Portal smart display.Read More...
22:00 2019-09-18

Nancy Pelosi calls Facebook 'willing enablers of Russian interference' House speaker says ‘I can take it’ after site keeps doctored video up, but criticizes their role in spread of false informationHouse speaker Nancy Pelosi has strongly criticised Facebook for failing to tackle misinformation after the social media gia...
15:14 2019-05-30

Apple might force Facebook to change how its apps handle voice calls A change coming in iOS 13 could force Facebook to change Messenger and WhatsApp. As The Information reports, Apple will no longer allow these apps to run Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) in the background when it's not in use. At the moment, ...
12:14 2019-08-07

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that pressured the project and dented the price of the ori...
22:00 2019-07-10

EU calls for release of Vietnamese Facebook user over 'anti-state' posts European Union called for the immediately release of a Vietnamese Facebook user sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday for posts he made on the social media platform, saying the case marked a "worrying development."...
21:56 2019-06-06

Facebook's Portal devices now support Workplace voice and video calls Facebook's Portal has seen mixed responses, but the company's move into smart display and TV hardware has won praise for its video calling capabilities. However, the issue of privacy is never far behind, with the company coming under fire f...
06:56 2019-10-09

Facebook Portal TV brings video calls into your living room – via your television Facebook has announced a new entry in its range of Portal smart displays, the Portal TV – designed to make use of your big-screen TV for large-scale video calls.Clipping to the top of a flatscreen TV, the Portal TV is essentially hacks your te...
21:42 2019-09-18

Maniac charged in deadly Chinatown rampage calls himself ‘tranquil’ on Facebook The vagrant who allegedly bludgeoned four sleeping homeless men to death in a pre-dawn Chinatown rampage Saturday calls himself the “tranquil” type on Facebook — but warns that he doesn’t play games. “Yo soy un tipo tran...
12:00 2019-10-06

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and waiting time when people exchange money on Facebook. The company created a spinoff to handle the Libra...
18:56 2019-07-12

Ex-Facebook security chief calls tech regulatory efforts 'confused' Facebook's former chief security officer says the FTC's settlement with the social media giant doesn't address some of the main privacy concerns....
20:14 2019-07-24

Facebook Board Member Peter Thiel Calls Google 'Treasonous' and Says CIA Should Investigate Billionaire Peter Thiel has called for a federal investigation into Google’s refusal to work with the U.S. military and says that the tech giant’s relationship with the Chinese military is “treasonous,” according to a new report from Axios late Sunda...
16:42 2019-07-15

As calls grow to split up Facebook, ex-employees explain why the Instagram deal happened Facebook at the time was much smaller and fending off what threatened to be fierce competition from Twitter, which had already bid for Instagram, as well as Google's new social network....
18:42 2019-09-24

Judge lets Facebook privacy lawsuit proceed, calls company’s views ‘so wrong’ A federal judge on Monday night ordered Facebook to face the brunt of a privacy class action lawsuit, chastising the social network for views about privacy he called “so wrong.” While dismissing some claims, US District Judge Vince Chhabr...
18:28 2019-09-10

Facebook board member Peter Thiel calls for probe of Google for ‘treasonous’ acts Late last year, a top US general went public with a pointed question for Google’s leadership, around the time the search giant was coming under fire over its interest in developing a search engine for use in China. Why, Marine General Joseph Du...
18:00 2019-07-15

U.S. judge calls Facebook’s views ‘so wrong’, lets class action lawsuit proceed U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said users could try to hold Facebook liable under various federal and state laws for letting app developers and business partners harvest their personal data without their consent on a "widespread"...
06:14 2019-09-10

Judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed, calls company's views 'so wrong' A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook Inc to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users' private data, calling the social media company's views on privacy "so wrong."...
06:42 2019-09-10

‘You Go to the Mat and Fight.’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Address Elizabeth Warren’s Break-Up Calls in Leaked Audio Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sought to rally employees amid a litany of challenges the social media company has faced over the past year and a half, speaking candidly in two hours of leaked audio recordings published by the Verge. While Zuckerberg of...
20:00 2019-10-01

Judge calls Facebook’s view on user privacy ‘so wrong’ as class-action lawsuit proceeds A federal judge ordered Facebook to face most of a lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users’ private data.Read More...
12:56 2019-09-10

Facebook Suspends Natural News, Founder Calls for President Trump to Use Military Against Tech Giants Facebook has suspended Natural News from posting on the social media platform where it has amassed almost 3 million followers. Natural News, which pushes wild conspiracy theories and once published an injectable DIY homeopathic “vaccine” for Ebola, h...
18:42 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed, calls company's views 'so wrong' A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook Inc to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users' private data, calling the social media company's views on privacy "so wrong."...
05:56 2019-09-10

Pensioner calls BBC plans to scrap free TV licence 'another nail in the coffin' for working classes The BBC's plan to scrap free TV licences for the over 75s has sparked a huge backlash, with one pensioner calling it "another nail in the coffin" for the working classes....
11:56 2019-06-11

The Race to Save Encryption Quantum computers will be able to break current encryption within a decade. That has security experts scrambling to come up with new ways to protect data before it is too late....
16:14 2019-06-04

Here’s how AG Barr is going to get encryption 'backdoors' If you heard the reverberation of a few thousand heads exploding last week, it was the sound of information security professionals reacting to US Attorney General Barr saying that Big Tech "can and must" put backdoors into encryption. In his speech....
20:56 2019-07-31

Why encryption matters to your security and privacy Encryption is simply the process of converting information or data into a code that only the selected parties can read. But unlike the substitution codes you might have made as a child – or even the German Enigma machine of the Second World Wa...
15:42 2019-08-22

NordVPN ups security with new encryption tool NordVPN is known for providing VPN services to users around the world and now the company is expanding its offerings with the announcement of a new tool for securing files stored locally or in the cloud.The company's new cybersecurity tool calle...
21:42 2019-05-30

Capital One Breach Highlights Shortfalls of Encryption The Capital One data theft raises questions about companies’ reliance on security practices that fail to fully protect sensitive information from hackers....
19:42 2019-08-02

New encryption powers used at least five times by federal and NSW police Commonwealth Ombudsman calls for Peter Dutton’s ability to censor its reports on the process to be revokedNew encryption powers to seek assistance from tech companies to spy on users have been used at least five times by federal and New South Wales p...
20:42 2019-07-09

Five tips for small businesses adopting encryption The world of encryption is changing more than ever before. Today a lot of smaller businesses are looking at adding encryption for the first time, driven by recent regulations such as GDPR, and those that require encryption as part of the privacy enfo...
13:14 2019-09-10

End-to-end encryption systems: 9 vital elements to remember End-to-end encryption is an essential technology that can keep sensitive data secure when it is being transmitted digitally. Without proper encryption, important information — including your financial records, acquisition plans or worse, your c...
16:42 2019-07-12

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage | Getty Images) US Attorney General William Barr to...
02:00 2019-07-24

The Trump administration is thinking about banning end-to-end encryption The proliferation of end-to-end encryption services has been fantastic for end users and for privacy, but it has also been a huge problem for intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Ironically, it’s the Snowden revelations from a few years a...
21:28 2019-06-28

Barr says the US needs encryption backdoors to prevent “going dark.” Um, what? Enlarge / US Attorney General William Barr speaks at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University School of Law on July 23, 2019 in New York City. In his remarks, Barr stated that increased encryption of data on phones and enc...
19:14 2019-08-04

The broken record: Why Barr’s call against end-to-end encryption is nuts Enlarge / The US, UK, and Australia want Facebook to hold off on end-to-end encrypting Messenger until they have a way to inject themselves into the conversation. (credit: picture alliance / Getty Images) Here we go again. US Attorney General Will...
00:56 2019-10-05

Study: Americans still confused by 2FA, encryption & private browsing A study by Pew Research Center shows that few American’s have the expertise to effectively protect themselves online. Most adults, for example, can answer questions about phishing scams or website cookies, but few (28 percent) can identify examples o...
10:28 2019-10-10

Barr Revives Debate Over 'Warrant-Proof' Encryption Attorney General William Barr sought to reopen a debate over whether tech companies such as Apple and Facebook should be required to provide law enforcement with a way to break the encryption on devices and apps....
17:28 2019-07-23

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administration is thinking about outlawing the use of end-to-end encryption on messaging apps and mobile device...
02:42 2019-07-02

Companies Explore Encryption That Withstands Quantum Computing Quantum computers strong enough to crack today’s encryption are at least a decade away, but the market for quantum-safe applications is already developing....
04:56 2019-09-10

WhatsApp Message Can Be Traced Without Diluting Encryption: IIT Professor With India pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages to check the spread of fake news, a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras on Wednesday stressed that the issue can be easily......
09:56 2019-07-11

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
02:14 2019-05-31

Australia's anti-encryption law is hurting press and personal privacy Many politicians are calling for anti-encryption laws. Australia has already implemented one, and it is damaging tech firms, user privacy and freedom of speech...
17:00 2019-09-11

What does Peter Dutton's US trip mean for encryption and privacy? | Paul Karp Australia and the US are negotiating a deal to speed up information sharing about criminal suspectsAustralia and the US have begun negotiating a deal to speed up information sharing about criminal suspects between law enforcement agencies and tech gi...
15:42 2019-10-08

Zuckerberg Acknowledges Child Safety Concerns, Still Defends Encryption Facebook IncChief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg defended on Thursday his decision to encrypt the company's messaging services, despite concerns about its impact on child exploitation and other......
07:56 2019-10-04

Boomers and Coalition voters least worried by metadata and encryption laws Almost 40% of those aged over 55, as well as Coalition voters, are not concerned by the introduction of Australia's encryption laws, according to Digital Rights Watch....
05:01 2019-07-25

AMD Ryzen Pro 3000 series desktop CPUs will offer full RAM encryption Enlarge / Mmmmm, business-y. Don't expect to build your own Ryzen Pro 3000 system—the new chips are, sadly, only available to large OEMs. (credit: AMD) Monday, AMD announced Ryzen Pro 3000 desktop CPUs would be available in Q4 2019. This of course ...
12:56 2019-10-02

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
11:14 2019-07-05

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement The attorney general, reopening the conversation on security vs. privacy, said that encryption and other measures effectively turned devices into “law-free zones.”...
22:42 2019-07-23

Axon boosts encryption, weighs blockchain to tackle body-cam 'deepfakes' Axon Enterprise Inc, the leading maker of U.S. police body cameras, began shipping new devices last week with security upgrades it says could aid in thwarting and discrediting "deepfake" videos....
12:56 2019-10-03

Schneier slams Australia's encryption laws and CyberCon speaker bans Governments breaking encryption is bad, and 'will get worse once breaking encryption means people can die', says one of the world's leading security experts....
10:00 2019-10-09

Russia's Yandex resists pressure to share encryption keys with state Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy after a media report said security services had demanded it hand over its encryption keys....
17:14 2019-06-04

Is homomorphic encryption ready to deliver confidential cloud computing to enterprises? The ability to keep data encrypted while you use it for computations in the cloud could protect data from attackers and malicious insiders alike. There is still a performance hit, but you can start using open-source libraries to take advantage of tha...
09:14 2019-08-01

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to NATO's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
16:00 2019-05-21

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades later....
12:14 2019-05-22

Trump White House Reportedly Debating Encryption Policy Behind Closed Doors The latest chapter of a largely behind-the-scenes encryption fight unfolded on Wednesday when Trump administration officials held a National Security Council meeting focused on the challenges and benefits of encryption, according to a report in Polit...
12:00 2019-06-28

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
10:42 2019-07-08

Bizarre Sponsored Talk on 'Time AI' Encryption Tech Mocked at Black Hat Conference Attendees at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas booed and ridiculed a sponsored talk on Thursday called “The 2019 Discovery of Quasi-Prime Numbers: What Does This Mean For Encryption?” that touted a bizarre technology called “Time AI,” Mo...
07:56 2019-08-11

Russia's Yandex pushes back against pressure to share encryption keys - Ifax Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy in the process, Interfax news agency reported, after a media report said security services had demanded its encryption keys....
15:28 2019-06-04

Democrats' Medicare for All plans must consider union-negotiated health plans: AFL-CIO chief Democratic White House hopefuls should ensure their Medicare for All proposals honor union-negotiated private insurance, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, head of the largest federation of U.S. labor unions, said on Thursday....
20:56 2019-08-29

5G connected car plans get boost as EU Wi-Fi plans rejected Plans to make Wi-Fi industry standard for connected car technology within the EU have been dealt a blow after they were rejected by member states.As many as 21 member states have voted against the proposals, paving the way for 5G to have greater infl...
14:42 2019-07-08

Kremlin says it hopes US wouldn't release calls between Trump and Putin calls Russia voiced hope Friday that the U.S. administration wouldn't publish private conversations between the two nations' presidents, like it did with Ukraine.        ...
19:42 2019-09-27

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
20:14 2019-07-15

UAE official calls developments in Yemen's Aden worrying, calls for calm A senior United Arab Emirates official called for calm on Wednesday after clashes erupted between southern separatists and presidential guards in Aden, the seat of Yemen's government....
19:28 2019-08-07

How to forward calls on a Samsung Galaxy S10 in 4 ways, to automatically redirect calls to a different phone number Henry Nicholls/Reuters You can forward calls on a Samsung Galaxy S10 to automatically redirect incoming phone calls to a different phone number. It's possible to forward calls in four different ways — you can unconditionally redirect all calls...
16:28 2019-09-27

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
03:42 2019-07-15

When Hope Calls, the When Calls the Heart Fans Are Here to Stay You've heard of Gleeks. You've seen proud Arianators take over your timeline. Every other muggle is a Potterhead. These are all nick names for passionate fanbases that have......
11:14 2019-08-31

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
00:56 2019-08-14

Elizabeth Warren Facebook ad mocks Facebook's fact checking policies Earlier this year Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign ran ads on Facebook that proposed breaking it up, and they were temporarily pulled. Now, after Mark Zuckerberg talked at company meetings about the threat she poses, and as Facebook affi...
14:28 2019-10-12

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
19:42 2019-07-31

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
00:42 2019-07-23

Facebook warns about iPhone privacy change that could unsettle Facebook users The blog post appears to be a way to get out in front of software changes made by Apple and Google that could unsettle Facebook users given the company's poor reputation for privacy....
06:14 2019-09-10

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
06:14 2019-09-20

Calling all Facebook singles, you can now find a match with Facebook Dating Facebook Dating might be new to America, but it's a service that is already available in 19 other countries.       ...
20:42 2019-09-05

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
03:42 2019-06-28

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
16:42 2019-08-03

The war on upskirting in Germany Loopholes in Germany's penal code allow upskirting — the act of secretly taking images under a person's clothes without consent — to go unpunished. Now two women have decided to take action....
19:00 2019-08-27

Germany looking for more after easing into last eight Germany maintained their perfect women's World Cup record by reaching the quarter-finals with another solid performance in a 3-0 win over Nigeria on Saturday, but they are looking for more....
21:56 2019-06-22

What does Germany do for Ukraine? US President Donald Trump told his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskiy in a controversial phone call that Germany does "almost nothing for Ukraine." Is there any truth to his claim?...
12:00 2019-09-27

This Isn't The Best Germany Ever, But They Can Still Beat Anyone For a normal national team, Germany’s recent run of relative success would be cause for celebration: quarterfinalists at both the 2017 Euros and 2011 World Cup, with a semifinals appearance at the 2015 World Cup and a 2013 Euro title. Oh, plus Olympi...
22:14 2019-06-05

US military in Germany: What you need to know A decision to move US troops out of Germany would mark a major change in the defense relationship between the two countries and reshape the basis of American military presence in Europe since WWII....
11:00 2019-08-21

Germany without Marozsan because of a broken toe Germany will be without Dzsenifer Marozsan for the rest of the group stage at the Women's World Cup because of a broken toe       ...
16:28 2019-06-11

Live: Germany 2-1 Argentina Germany take on Argentina in Dortmund in a repeat of the 2014 World Cup final. Joachim Löw hands Luca Waldschmidt his debut and Robin Koch makes a surprise start, while Lionel Messi is missing for Argentina. Follow live!...
22:28 2019-10-09

What Do Germany Have To Do To Get Anyone At Home To Pay Attention? BERLIN — “We play for a nation that doesn’t even know our name.” So begins a video released last month by the German national women’s soccer team, right in time for the start of the Women’s World Cup. Die Nationalelf, two-time World Cup winners and o...
20:28 2019-06-13

Germany's 16 states: Saxony Culture meets nature in Saxony: a mere 40 kilometers lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains....
12:56 2019-08-28

Germany set to ban glyphosate from end of 2023 The German government has agreed a ban on the use of the controversial weedkiller glyphosate. Austria has already banned the chemical, which has been linked with cancer....
15:56 2019-09-04

Germany's 16 states: Hamburg People the world over are talking about the Elbphilharmonie concert hall, Hamburg's new landmark, but there's much more to see in the northern German port city....
16:28 2019-08-21

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Iran's patience was over....
23:14 2019-05-23

Germany's Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs Siemens has announced massive job cuts in its power generation division as it seeks to make cost savings. The industrial giant is undertaking a major restructuring with the aim of cutting more than €2 billion in costs....
01:28 2019-06-19

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of the mandate's expiration, German lawmakers are debating the way forward....
07:56 2019-09-04

Germany to ban use of glyphosate from end of 2023 Germany will ban the use of the weedkiller glyphosate - the subject of billion-dollar U.S lawsuits over claims it causes cancer - from the end of 2023 and limit its use before then, the Environment Ministry said on Wednesday....
15:28 2019-09-04

Kai Havertz, the candidate for Germany With both Ilkay Gündogan and Nico Schulz out injured, Germany have to make some adjustments for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Northern Ireland. Joachim Löw might give a young talent the chance to show his quality....
00:14 2019-09-09

Is Germany edging toward recession? Fresh figures suggest that Europe's biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it....
13:56 2019-08-14

Germany's oldest zoo turns 175 Since its opening in 1844, the development of the Berlin Zoo has directly reflected the history of Germany. Here's how colonialism, the Nazi era and the Cold War left their mark on the institution....
17:42 2019-08-01

Germany's 16 states: Saarland It's easy to relax in Saarland, far from mass tourism. Michelin-starred cuisine, a Franco-German way of life and the world's first industrial UNESCO World Heritage site are the pride of this small, Francophile state....
18:42 2019-07-31

Germany's 16 states: Thuringia Be it Wartburg or Weimar, Goethe or Gropius — he legacy of famous Germans leads to Thuringia. In 2019, the Bauhaus will be the main focus. The school revolutionized architecture 100 years ago....
13:42 2019-06-05

How can Germany better protect its synagogues? A wooden door was all that stood between worshippers and a neo-Nazi terrorist bloodbath at a German synagogue on Judaism's holiest day. Leaders of Germany's Jewish community are asking for better protection....
06:14 2019-10-11

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women....
13:14 2019-06-19

Germany's DAX: 2 Stunning Charts You Won't See Elsewhere The 30 largest stocks of Europe's biggest economy are "dramatically outperforming the rest of Europe," goes a common opinion today. So, is there anything to worry about?...
00:14 2019-06-08

Are deportations from Germany on the rise? Germany’s amended laws on migration and asylum will soon come into force. This includes legislation to facilitate deportations. But what is going to change? Answers to the most important questions....
15:14 2019-08-01

Germany's most beautiful places Germany has been center stage through much of world history. Today, travelers head to the fascinating city of Berlin to get a firsthand look at remnants of 20th century events, such as World War II and the Cold War....
18:00 2019-07-11

1,000-year-old sarcophagus opened in Germany Archaeologists have exhumed a 1,000-year-old sarcophagus in the German city of Mainz, uncovering the decomposed remains of what could be a former Archbishop who died in the 11th century....
15:00 2019-06-07

Germany Is Wrong About Nuclear Power Volkswagen’s boss is right to criticize his country’s decision to privilege coal over atomic power. Berlin is a long way from hitting its climate targets....
10:56 2019-06-04

Germany to step up surveillance of far-right ‘Identitarians’ The German domestic intelligence agency says it is stepping up observation of the far-right Identitarian Movement in Germany that campaigns against immigrants and Islam...
13:00 2019-07-11

Germany: Man killed with 'sword' in Stuttgart Police have arrested a suspect after a widespread manhunt in the southern German city. A man was stabbed in broad daylight with what was described as a "sword."...
15:14 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Germany to buy three new Bombardier jets Germany's government will buy three new Bombardier jets this year, RND newspapers reported on Tuesday, adding that the deal would have a volume of 240 million euros ($268.51 million)....
22:14 2019-06-18

Opinion: The significance of Germany's Basic Law Most Germans greatly value their Basic Law, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its democracy, argues former constitutional judge Udo Di Fabio....
15:28 2019-05-23

Germany: Conflict in AfD pulling party to the right In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
14:28 2019-07-07

Spain beats Germany 2-1 to win Under-21 Euros UDINE, Italy (AP) — Spain beat Germany 2-1 to match Italy with a record fifth title at the Under-21 European Championship on Sunday. Fabian Ruiz opened the scoring with a long-range strike early on, then Dani Olmo doubled the advantage in the 69th fr...
00:42 2019-07-01

Opinion: The significance of Germany's constitution Most Germans greatly value their constitution, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its democracy, argues former constitutional judge Udo Di Fabio....
09:56 2019-05-23

Germany recognizing more foreign degrees As Germany tries to fill critical gaps in its skilled workforce, officials are recognizing more foreign professional degrees. Nurses, doctors and other health care professionals had the highest rates of approval....
16:28 2019-08-21

Some Cosplay From Germany's Biggest Anime Con DoKomi is Germany’s biggest anime show, with over 45,000 people turning up in Düsseldorf last month for video games, panels, music acts and cosplay....
06:14 2019-07-22

Academic upgrade for Germany's spies Germany has set up a special degree program to build up its national intelligence community. But it's only open to a select few — thoroughly vetted — students....
00:42 2019-07-14

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
15:28 2019-05-27

Why is Donald Trump ignoring Germany? With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stop-over with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy....
22:00 2019-08-22

| What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France? There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and sat awkwardly as the band selected for the occasion struck up the two nations' anthems....
01:14 2019-08-23

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
00:42 2019-06-17

Swimmer in Germany says he drowned dog in self defense BERLIN (AP) — 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 S...
14:56 2019-06-07

Can tourism save wolves in Germany? Apex predators can be difficult neighbors. But a new approach being taken in Germany could offset the economic damage they can cause while increasing acceptance of their renewed presence in the country....
16:42 2019-08-03

The future of youth football in Germany German football has an issue at youth level. Next week, a decision will be made on the reforms that could be suggested. There is an approach that could revolutionize the country's approach to youth football....
22:42 2019-06-17

Opinion: The deadly danger of being a Jew in Germany Worshippers at a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle only narrowly escaped a mass shooting by a neo-Nazi on a Jewish holiday. Anti-Semitism should not be trivialized, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
00:56 2019-10-11

Polish hotel cancels on Germany's far-right AfD The right-wing populist party has threatened legal action against the Radisson Blue in Szczecin. The meeting had been booked in Poland after the AfD was unable to find accommodation in Germany....
21:28 2019-06-28

Germany's Teamviewer in top 2019 European IPO The maker of German device connectivity software Teamviewer is going public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Its IPO completed as the biggest in the tech field since the bursting of the dot-com bubble....
09:00 2019-09-25

Controversial art patrons: What is the situation in Germany? Following the boycott of the Sackler family in various museums, private sponsors are being examined more carefully. The president of the International Council of Museums' German chapter cites some disturbing cases....
18:42 2019-08-16

Germany's far-right AfD throws out regional leader The Alternative for Germany (AfD) has finally thrown out one of its most controversial figures. Doris von Sayn-Wittgenstein was accused of supporting a group accused of Holocaust denial....
22:14 2019-08-28

Germany launches Alliance for Multilateralism The Alliance for Multilateralism is a loose group of nations working to boost international cooperation. Its purpose is to tackle global issues such as disarmament, digitalization and climate change....
12:00 2019-09-27

Germany's 16 states: Saxony-Anhalt Artistic landscaped gardens; lots of middle ages flair; a hot spot of modern Bauhaus architecture — for visitors, that means: UNESCO World Heritage sites wherever you look in Saxony-Anhalt....
13:28 2019-07-24

Opinion: The US and Germany — an everyday estrangement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just been to Berlin. The composed diplomatic courtesy shows just how far Germany and the US have drifted apart, writes DW's Jens Thurau....
04:00 2019-06-01

Germany: AfD set for second spot in eastern elections Voting has ended in Saxony and Brandenburg, two states in Germany's former east. The far-right AfD will become the second biggest party in both regions....
02:28 2019-09-02

Opinion: Germany is fighting for its identity On the 80th anniversary of the first battle of World War II, the right-wing populist AfD party scored its strongest-ever results in two states. Germany is now wrestling with itself, says DW's Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
23:28 2019-09-01

Self-driving parking gets regulatory nod in Germany Daimler and Bosch will use the Mercedes-Benz Museum's parking garage to launch a self-driving valet parking feature that can be accessed via a smartphone app and requires no safety driver....
20:56 2019-07-23

Poland, Germany and the shadow of World War II To this day, German-Polish ties are haunted by the events of World War II. The invasion of Poland cast a long shadow, as demonstrated by current demands for reparations and plans to erect a memorial to Polish victims....
13:42 2019-09-01

Estonia vs. Germany: Player ratings In a game featuring two halves of differing quality, Germany overcame an early red card to defeat Estonia 3-0. Ilkay Gundogan led the second-half with a hand in all three goals, but who were the tops and flops?...
00:56 2019-10-14

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German society has a fundamental problem, writes Michel Friedman....
16:42 2019-05-31

Germany urges US to talk with Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a thaw in US-Iran tensions must result in new talks about the 2015 nuclear deal. European leaders have struggled to prevent Iran suffering under crippling new US sanctions....
00:42 2019-08-31

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a bid to force Uganda to speed up investigations....
23:42 2019-05-24

Germany needs to ban Hezbollah, US Ambassador Grenell says The US ambassador to Germany called for the German government to completely ban the Lebanese paramilitary group Hezbollah as violent terrorists, warning that the group is recruiting members and soliciting donations....
05:00 2019-09-06

Germany's 16 states: Lower Saxony Whether hiking in the mudflats of the North Sea coast or horse riding in the Lüneburger Heide heath- Niedersachsen is considered a top holiday destination in Germany because of its diversity of landscapes....
10:28 2019-07-17

Germany: Gay conversion 'therapy' ban presented "Homosexuality is not a disease and does not require treatment," said Health Minister Jens Spahn. There are believed to be about 1,000 cases in Germany each year....
12:28 2019-06-11

What drives the far-right AfD's success in eastern Germany? The far-right Alternative for Germany continues to make gains after strong showings in two eastern state elections. What lies behind the party's success in the former East?...
03:14 2019-09-03

Former East Germany still lags behind west Thirty years after German reunification, there are still systemic economic and psychological problems to overcome, the government's top official for eastern affairs said....
02:56 2019-09-26

Germany's 16 states: Schleswig-Holstein White sandy beaches, red-white lighthouses and a constant steady breeze shape the coasts of Schleswig-Holstein. The federal state in the far north offers two seas for exploring: the North Sea and the Baltic Sea....
02:28 2019-06-28

Germany sweats through hottest June day ever An intense heat wave in Germany has pushed the temperatures soaring to a record 38.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities placed a speed limit on highways, as fire brigades prepare to deal with possible accidents....
02:28 2019-06-28

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures soar....
02:28 2019-06-28

Germany to ban use of glyphosate weedkiller by end of 2023 Chemical is blamed for death of insects and suspected to cause cancer in humansGermany has said it will phase out the controversial weedkiller glyphosate because it wipes out insect populations crucial for ecosystems and pollination of food crops.The...
15:56 2019-09-04

TV vet arrested over mother-in-law's murder in Germany Strange case has so far involved a fatal car crash and a politician administering roadside first aidGerman police have arrested a TV vet over the murder of his mother-in-law in an unusual case involving a fatal car crash and a high-profile politician...
18:14 2019-09-26

Film dubbing as high art in Germany Last night’s German Dubbing Awards ceremony honored the star voices behind foreign films dubbed into German. But what makes a nation full of polyglots so attached to watching films in their native language?...
23:42 2019-05-24

Germany's conservatives divided on how to cope with far-right AfD Two politicians in Angela Merkel's CDU have drawn their bosses' anger for suggesting their voters share goals with the AfD. The conservative party remains divided on how to confront the populist far-right threat....
21:56 2019-06-21

Lagarde's First Job as ECB Boss: Charming Germany Christine Lagarde may be world renowned as head of the IMF, but her first big challenge as European Central Bank president would be to win over skeptics in her next home country: Germany....
12:56 2019-07-04

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Chancellor Merkel and Emmanuel Macron arrived at an EU leaders' summit in Brussels already at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commission. Also in question is the method of choosing this person....
23:28 2019-05-28

KfW: Germany’s source of cheap capital Germany is famous for its engineering and infamous for its banks – but how does a $4 trillion economy get by with only one battered global systemically important bank? And is the answer also the problem or an example to follow?...
21:14 2019-09-18

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
05:00 2019-06-15

For Europe, There's an Upside to Germany's Slowdown Germany’s economic slowdown, though no doubt bad for Europe in the short term, could be helpful over a longer period by easing a rift between the region’s stronger north and weaker south over pro-growth policies....
19:56 2019-07-07

Is socialism the future for Germany's ailing SPD? The Social Democrats are struggling for relevance after a decade-long crisis of faith. DW's Austin Davis traveled to Munich to see if socialism can be the answer to the woes dogging Germany's oldest political party....
00:00 2019-07-09

US threatens to withdraw troops from Germany The US says it might pull out some troops from Germany amid rifts over a naval mission in the Persian Gulf and defense spending. The remarks from the US ambassador come ahead of two presidential trips to Europe....
12:42 2019-08-09

Lagarde's First Job as ECB Boss: Sway Germany Christine Lagarde may be world renowned as head of the IMF, but her first big challenge as European Central Bank president would be to win over skeptics in her next home country: Germany....
15:42 2019-07-04

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal, Germany’s top diplomat said Saturday....
00:14 2019-06-09

It's now a 'very appropriate' moment for Germany to consider spending more, EU policymaker says The German government should now look to ease its rules on fiscal spending in an effort to bolster its flagging economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, a vice-president of the European Commission, told CNBC Friday....
12:56 2019-09-13

Housekeeping in Germany: 'You clean up my mess and I pay you for it!' Nine out of 10 housekeepers in Germany are paid under the table. Attempts to register them have failed, but Heike managed to accomplish it. DW visited her in Berlin....
03:00 2019-08-11

Why Germany May Need to Fight Recession With Spending Germany is the economic engine of Europe -- and it’s running on fumes. After a decade of near-constant expansion, the economy is flirting with recession. Germany’s export-dependent companies are deeply exposed to fallout from rumbling trade disputes,...
12:00 2019-09-18

Germany: AKK urges more money for military The German defense budget is set to increase by almost €2 billion. But it's still not enough, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has warned. Key projects "may be endangered" without more funds for the armed forces....
02:42 2019-09-12

Germany vs. Argentina: Player ratings A young Germany side without any of its 2014 World Cup winners faded after a strong first half to draw 2-2 with Argentina. Serge Gnabry and Kai Havertz were on the scoresheet but who impressed and who struggled?...
02:00 2019-10-10

Who disarms Germany's WWII bombs? Defusing bombs dropped over Germany during World War II is Horst Lenz's calling. He is summoned around 1,000 times a year to clear explosive devices. Lenz is guided by Murphy's Law: Anything that can go wrong, will....
15:42 2019-07-03

Opinion: Why Germany beats the pessimists While investors from all over the world seek their fortunes in Germany, the prophets of doom are talking down Europe's biggest economy. Facts and fears hugely diverge, says economist Thomas Straubhaar....
15:14 2019-06-07

Are there any princes or princesses left in Germany? Germany's palaces are major tourist attractions, but where did all the kings and queens go? Here's why you might hear about German royals today, even though the country's monarchy was abolished a century ago....
11:56 2019-08-14

Kids in Germany to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star currently go by the unpoetical catalog numbers HD 32518 and HD 32518b....
15:14 2019-06-07

Germany: Far-right offenses rise in 2019 Neo-Nazis and other far-right groups have committed 8,605 crimes in 2019 so far. The rise of anti-migrant and neo-Nazi groups has alarmed the authorities....
23:42 2019-08-14

Here's why Silicon Valley is in California, not in Germany The future is being invented in California, not in Germany. An entrepreneur and a VC who work in both places say the reasons for this are deep-rooted and will be very difficult to overcome — but things are improving....
14:42 2019-08-12

Germany gets another 1-0 win at World Cup, beating Spain VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — Germany is finding it far from easy going at the World Cup. Against a skillful Spain, the two-time world champions relied on Sara Däbritz’s goal in the 42nd minute for the win Wednesday. It was second-ranked Germany&...
21:00 2019-06-12

Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks in Germany has increased between 2017 and 2018....
17:42 2019-08-14

Germany: We're analysing who is behind Saudi oil attack Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday that Germany was working with its partners to find out who carried out the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, adding the incidents posed a danger of the situation escalating further....
12:42 2019-09-16

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....
04:28 2019-06-08

Germany's 'gay' Paragraph 175 abolished 25 years ago When Paragraph 175 of the German Penal Code was abolished 25 years ago, homosexuality ceased to be separately regulated. DW takes a look back at a history of persecution in West and East Germany....
15:42 2019-06-11

At least 2 dead, 1 arrested in Germany shooting Police say a person has been arrested after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle that left two people dead. (Oct. 9)        ...
23:14 2019-10-09

The best AT&T plans in May 2019 The best AT&T plans have remained consistent for months now, with no changes to its shared data plans, prepaid plans, or its unlimited data plans. This means we’ve had a good amount of time to get familiar with AT&T’s plans so we can gi...
04:42 2019-05-23

| Ter Stegen hits back at Neuer in Germany row Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen has accused Manuel Neuer of making "inappropriate" comments in a war of the words between the two Germany stoppers....
09:14 2019-09-17

Police violence in Germany: An underreported problem? Police violence is a contentious issue in most countries, with Germany being no exception. A recent study suggests that there could be more instances of violence by law enforcement than official statistics show....
23:42 2019-09-17

Germany's Heiko Maas pushes multilateralism at UN Working together is "not a betrayal" and shows love for one's own country, top diplomat Heiko Maas said at the UN General Assembly, contradicting US President Trump's anti-globalist speech days before, albeit indirectly....
16:28 2019-09-26

Germany sees surge in weapon seizures from far-right Police seized more than a thousand weapons in 2018, during raids on far-right groups amid increasing concerns about militant attacks. Experts are alarmed at the almost two-thirds increase....
14:28 2019-09-28

UK to copy Germany with new law after Thomas Cook collapse New laws will be introduced to prevent travellers being left in a "ridiculous situation" following the collapse of firms such as Thomas Cook, the transport secretary says....
17:42 2019-09-25

France, Germany clashing over Juncker’s successor at EU France and Germany appear on a collision course over who should hold one of the European Union’s most coveted jobs, after weekend elections across the 28-nation bloc redrew Europe’s political map...
17:28 2019-05-28

Germany second-largest destination for migrants: OECD While the United States took the top spot, Germany came in second as the largest single destination for migrants. Although humanitarian migration has significantly dropped, family and labor migration are on the rise....
16:28 2019-09-18

A job nobody wants: Germany's Social Democrats seek a leader Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) on Monday discussed appointing three caretaker leaders after Andrea Nahles quit, with members appalled by plummeting popularity agitating for the party to leave Chancellor Angela Merkel's scrappy coalition....
14:28 2019-06-03

Trump says U.S. may send 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is considering sending 2,000 U.S. troops from Germany to Poland, a step sought by Warsaw to deter potential aggression from Russia....
20:00 2019-06-12

Opinion: Germany faces turbulent times The resignation of Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles makes early elections in Germany more likely. But both the CDU and the SPD should avoid any hasty decisions, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
16:00 2019-06-02

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also involved in the two-week re-enactment....
12:28 2019-06-02

Germany: Over 600 attacks on refugees in first half of 2019 Asylum-seekers and refugees continue to be a target of attack in Germany — and they are almost always victims of far-right violence. Offenses range from verbal slurs to arson and dangerous bodily harm....
12:28 2019-09-05

Attacks on LGBT+ people increase in Germany The Interior Ministry has said there has been a rise in reported instances of anti-LGBT+-related crime in recent years. Political figures insist more action needs to be taken....
12:00 2019-09-27

Greeks the darlings of the credit industry in Germany A survey of a leading price comparison platform shows that banks in Germany are most keen on granting credit to Greeks living in Germany. But native Germans come a close second, way ahead of people from other nations....
00:42 2019-08-31

Activists in Germany demand legalization of abortion Abortion in Germany, while pratically possible for most women, technically remains a criminal offence in all cases. Opponents of the laws want a full legalization, but that alone won't improve access, some activists say....
00:00 2019-09-28

Germany playmaker Dzsenifer Marozsan out with broken toe Germany are to be without key midfielder Dzenifer Marozsan for at least the rest of the group stage at the Women's World Cup in France. Marozan suffered a broken toe during Germany's opening match....
15:42 2019-06-11

Releasing oil reserves is joint decision of IEA- Germany The German government said on Monday its supply of oil was not affected by attacks at the weekend against Saudi refineries and any decision to release strategic reserves needed to be made jointly with members of the International Energy Agency (IEA)....
12:42 2019-09-16

Why the state elections in eastern Germany are important Elections on Sunday in Saxony and neighboring Brandenburg, two states in the former East Germany, have the entire country holding its breath. The far-right AfD is poised to do well, and the results could be historic....
13:42 2019-09-01

Amazon Web Services creates 500 jobs in Germany Amazon Web Services said on Monday it was creating 500 jobs in Germany and opening a new office in Munich that will showcase what cloud computing can do for potential clients in Europe's largest economy....
10:14 2019-09-16

China’s currency pain is Germany’s gain A devaluation of China’s currency during the ongoing trade war with the US may lead to more prosperity for Germany and the rest of the world, except the United States. But not much, an ifo report suggests....
20:42 2019-10-07

UPDATE 1-Germany to ban use of glyphosate from end of 2023 - sources The German government will ban the use of controversial weedkiller glyphosate - the subject of U.S lawsuits over claims it causes cancer - from the end of 2023, two government sources said on Wednesday....
11:28 2019-09-04

Germany: Merkel’s party rules out working with far right German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is ruling out working with a far-right rival that took a quarter of the vote in two regional elections Sunday...
10:00 2019-09-02

Germany's far-right makes big gains in state elections A far-right party scored its strongest-ever results in two key state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, finishing second behind the country's major parties....
16:56 2019-09-02

Germany prepared to take in 25% of migrants who arrive in Italy by sea Interior Minister Seehofer has made the gesture ahead of EU talks on migration later this month. The issue has been one of hot debate in recent years following a spate of arrivals in the Mediterranean....
12:00 2019-09-14

Income inequality in Germany on the rise: study A study found a widening income gap between the poorest and the rich. Researchers found a slight decline in income inequality in eastern Germany compared to the west, but the large gap between the two regions persists....
13:42 2019-10-07

East Germany: A failed experiment in dictatorship Germany was divided between 1945 and 1990. Exactly 70 years after the foundation of East Germany, and 30 years after the peaceful revolution that spelled its demise, that division remains palpable....
11:14 2019-10-07

Germany's CDU leader says her party wants to stay in power with SPD Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) want to remain in power with their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition allies, CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Monday after Andrea Nahles resigned as SPD leader....
14:28 2019-06-03

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threatened. Police say the threats likely also stem from right-wing extremists....
09:56 2019-06-20

Edward Snowden still eying asylum in Germany American whistleblower Edward Snowden has once again expressed interest in seeking political asylum in Germany. He has warned that if he turns up dead, it will not be the result of suicide....
12:00 2019-09-14

Tips for apartment hunting and moving in Germany Roughly 8 million Germans move house every year. So what's it like? DW's Cristina Burack shares some quirks of finding a new place to live in Germany, and learns that Germans are not afraid to be hands-on in the process....
13:14 2019-06-12

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed that far too often, Germans turn a blind eye to right-wing terrorism....
09:14 2019-06-22

Made in Germany: German products have best reputation According to a new YouGov poll, products made in Germany have the best reputation with international consumers. The poll saw Chinese-manufactured products lagging far behind....
00:28 2019-10-01

EURO 2020 qualifying: Germany get the job done in Belarus Germany make it two wins from two in EURO 2020 qualifying Group C. In the first competitive meeting between the two nations, Germany were better and converted just enough of their chances to get the victory....
23:28 2019-06-08

Neo-Nazi Appointed District Mayor in Germany Stefan Jagsch, the deputy state leader of an extreme-right party, was appointed because no one else wanted the job. He’s also the only one who does email, said a member of the board....
00:28 2019-09-10

In Germany, an early test of VW's global EV aspirations Volkswagen Group's sprawling plant in Zwickau, eastern Germany, is the world’s first car factory switching seamlessly from combustion engines to electric motors. And it’s the opening salvo in a global race, and a $33 billion bet by VW, to convert or ...
23:28 2019-09-09

Germany says question of reparations to Greece is settled The German government is underlining its position that the question of World War II reparations to Greece has been settled, after Athens asked Berlin to enter talks on paying compensation....
13:42 2019-06-05

Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa Germany sealed top spot in Group B as they eased past South Africa with a 4-0 Women’s World Cup victory in Montpellier on Monday.Following 1-0 wins in their opening two matches against China and Spain, the reigning Olympic champions progressed to the...
22:14 2019-06-17

Sane, Reus seal Germany win over Belarus "Germany eased past hosts Belarus 2-0 with goals from Leroy Sane and Marco Reus on Saturday to make it two wins from their first two Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers."...
03:28 2019-06-09

Islamophobic attacks in Germany sharply decline A parliamentary inquiry has found that anti-Muslim attacks have been dropping steadily since 2017. However, a Left party lawmaker warned that hatred is still being spread widely online and inside communities....
13:42 2019-06-05

Gynecologists in Germany fined for abortion advertising BERLIN (AP) — A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules were loosened earlier this year. The Berlin district court on Friday fined the two women 2,000 euro...
16:14 2019-06-14

Germany approves controversial military exports to UAE Germany's Federal Security Council has given the go-ahead to the sale of military equipment to the UAE. The export licence is contentious, as the UAE has been involved in the war in Yemen....
15:28 2019-10-04

Germany beats Belarus without coach Loew BORISOV, Belarus (AP) — Germany brushed off the absence of coach Joachim Loew to beat Belarus 2-0 on Saturday in European Championship qualifying, but remains behind fast-starting Northern Ireland in the standings. With Loew sitting the game out afte...
23:14 2019-06-08

EU will respond to U.S. tariffs with its own measures: Germany's Maas The European Union will take retaliatory measures in response to new U.S. tariffs on European goods, Germany's foreign minister, Heiko Maas, told newspapers in remarks published on Friday....
07:28 2019-10-04

Lea Schüller: The goals to lead Germany to glory Easygoing and dangerous in front of goal: the young striker is the new hope for Germany ahead of the Women's World Cup in France. Can her goals lead Germany to the title in France this summer?...
15:14 2019-06-07

Cool cars at the IAA Auto Show in Germany The IAA auto show in Frankfurt Germany is an international platform for the very latest developments in the world of mobility.       ...
08:56 2019-09-10

Dumpster diving remains illegal in Germany Justice ministers from Germany's federal states have rejected proposals to legalize taking discarded food from supermarket garbage containers. Millions of tons of edible groceries are thrown away each year in Germany....
05:42 2019-06-07

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
08:28 2019-05-30

Sandcastle in Germany sets new world record An international team of artists succeeded in building a sandcastle that is almost a meter higher than the previous record holder. The triumph came two years after a similar attempt to break the record ended in tragedy....
11:28 2019-06-06

Factbox: Germany's climate protection package Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package worth more than 50 billion euros ($55 billion) through 2023, including a domestic carbon price for transportation and heating in buildings.[L5N26B2FZ]...
07:00 2019-09-21

Germany gambles on green with carbon cap plan The German government is set to present a new climate-change policy on Friday that will likely include a carbon-pricing initiative to cap the use of fossil fuels in Europe's largest economy, where the Greens party is enjoying a surge in support....
01:42 2019-09-19

Germany to join alliance to phase out coal In the wake of the global student climate strike, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said Germany would move further in its efforts to phase out coal. Berlin is hoping to shut down all its coal-powered plants by 2038....
22:42 2019-09-22

Germany: no layoffs at Volkswagen brand through 2029 Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand's German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to cut costs and adapts to increasing digitalization....
13:42 2019-06-05

Police operation at Hoyerswerda school in Germany There are local reports of a large police operation at a high school in eastern Germany. It reportedly came after the discovery of a threatening letter....
16:00 2019-10-01

Germany: 'No rift' between Chancellor Merkel and likely successor The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats has dismissed claims she was thrown off the chancellor's plane to the US due to a row. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is widely tipped to replace Merkel as chancellor....
19:14 2019-09-29

Merkel says Germany is open for Chinese investment German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the country....
07:56 2019-09-06

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
13:14 2019-06-13

About 20 people injured in thunderstorms in eastern Germany BERLIN — Authorities say that about 20 people have been injured in eastern Germany by gusty winds and thunderstorms. German news agency dpa reported Thursday eight people were injured Wednesday night at an outdoor wedding party when a tree branch cra...
11:28 2019-06-13

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition' with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives at the weekend....
14:56 2019-06-09

Is Germany moving toward Trump's stance on Iran? Having blamed Iran for the drone attack on Saudi oil facilities, Angela Merkel's government seems to be following in the footsteps of Donald Trump's White House. Yet conflicts of interest complicate the German position....
00:14 2019-09-25

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round....
23:56 2019-06-12

Trump may move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland President Trump said Wednesday that the US might move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland — but balked when asked if a new military facility in the Baltic nation should be called “Fort Trump.” “That is all I’d need, Fort Trump. You people would have ...
22:42 2019-06-12

Germany: Condor to keep flying thanks to government loan As a subsidiary of Thomas Cook, the German airline's future has been in doubt. The firm is now working to ensure its insolvent British parent company cannot make any financial demands....
09:00 2019-09-25

A personal look at some central differences between China and Germany Comparing China and Germany is like comparing apples with oranges, says Megan Chua from Singapore. After living in both countries, she talks about some striking differences between the two nations....
16:28 2019-09-18

How startup culture in Germany is securing the best talent Germany is known for an efficient workforce. However, this may be outdated when it comes to company culture. Now to keep top talent, many companies are following startups and trading in ties for T-shirts....
09:56 2019-09-06

Germany sees surge in weapon seizures from far right Police seized more than a thousand weapons in 2018, during raids on far-right groups amid increasing concerns about militant attacks. Experts are alarmed at the almost two-thirds increase....
00:00 2019-09-29

Germany: 1,000-year-old sarcophagus opened in Mainz The major archaeological find left researchers and German church officials feeling "like Indiana Jones." But with the rush of fresh air threatening to alter the remains, the clock is ticking to identify the body inside....
02:14 2019-06-05

Germany on Brink of Recession as Factories Slump Germany’s economy is on the brink of recession, reflecting the deepening hit to its factories from the U.S.-China trade war, uncertainty around the U.K.’s departure from the European Union, and problems in its key automobile sector....
20:42 2019-09-23

Germany’s imam quandary: Educate, don’t import Ending foreign influence on Muslim religious leaders' education is a long-term goal for the German government. A new study might lead the way for training local imams, if all parties involved are willing to participate....
13:42 2019-06-18

The Latest: Germany takes ‘very seriously’ US info on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 9:35 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AHN’-geh-lah MEHR’-kuhl) says her country ...
15:56 2019-06-18

Germany promises US greater military involvement Defense spending and the Strait of Hormuz were on the agenda during Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer's trip to Washington on a mission to strengthen ties. US President Trump often criticizes Germany's military expenditure....
01:56 2019-09-24

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
15:14 2019-05-26

Nearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists now living in Germany Scale of problem revealed as details emerge of suspect in pro-refugee politician’s murderNearly 13,000 violent rightwing extremists are living in Germany, the chief of the country’s domestic intelligence service, which is investigating the murder of ...
17:28 2019-06-18

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
20:28 2019-06-08

The girl in the box: the mysterious crime that shocked Germany On 15 September 1981, 10-year-old Ursula Herrmann headed home by bike from her cousin’s house. She never arrived. So began one of Germany’s most notorious postwar criminal cases, which remains contentious to this dayIn the Alpine foothills in the far...
09:00 2019-09-24

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political party. Part of the SPD's woes lie with Angela Merkel's government....
21:42 2019-06-03

Germany's Selmayr to quit as top EU civil servant Secretary-General Martin Selmayr looks set to quit next week. The German drew rebukes last year over his sudden rise to Commission general secretary and combatant advocacy for outgoing president Jean-Claude Juncker....
20:14 2019-07-16

Climate change: What Germany can learn from the Netherlands With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch companies agreed to pay....
22:00 2019-08-22

Germany should aim to be a leader in hydrogen technology: minister Germany should aim to be a leader in technologies needed to make and utilize hydrogen, which offers a green alternative to fossil fuels in the shift toward a low carbon economy, the economy minister said on Wednesday....
20:00 2019-10-09

Netherlands beat Germany in six-goal thriller "Euro 2020 qualifying, Group C - Germany 2 (Gnabry 9\u0027, Kroos pen 73\u0027), Netherlands 4 (De Jong 59\u0027, Tah OG 66\u0027, Malen 79\u0027, Wijnaldum 90+1\u0027)"...
23:56 2019-09-06

Germany's 16 states: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is home to seaside resorts once nicknamed "Berlin's bathtub," and is ideal for waterside holidays — from the Baltic Sea coast to the Mecklenburg lake district....
11:56 2019-08-07

Germany: 'Meat tax' on the table to protect the climate Meat is relatively cheap for consumers in Germany. But that could all be about to change as lawmakers from across the political spectrum back proposals aimed at climate protection and animal welfare....
11:56 2019-08-07

Germany: 20.8 million people with immigrant background While refugees catch the headlines, most migrants come from other parts of Europe. Only 15% of 20.8 million people with an immigrant background came as asylum-seekers....
16:28 2019-08-21

Does Germany need a stimulus package to cope with recession? German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has been mulling an economic stimulus package, should Europe's largest economy slide into a full-blown recession. It would mark a departure from a policy of balanced annual budgets....
11:00 2019-08-21

At Least Two Killed In Shooting In Germany's Halle: Police At least two people were shot dead on a street in the German city of Halle on Wednesday, police said, with media and witnesses reporting that a synagogue and a Turkish restaurant were the targets....
20:56 2019-10-09

Germany to pay US$11,000 each to Chile Nazi sect victims The scale of the atrocities committed at a fenced-in mountain commune 350 kilometres south of Santiago came to light only after the end of Augusto Pinochet's regime....
20:01 2019-05-21

DHL stops deliveries for Amazon Fresh in Germany Deutsche Post DHL will no longer deliver fresh food in Germany for Amazon as demand for the service launched in 2017 has been disappointing, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
11:00 2019-08-21

Don't Expect a Meaningful Fiscal Push From Germany The German economy needs new sources of growth. Investors shouldn’t count on fiscal stimulus to be one of them, even if the government loosens the purse strings a bit....
06:14 2019-08-21

Tanak: 2018 Germany win one of the most difficult in my WRC career Toyota's Ott Tanak says it will be a "big challenge" to repeat last year's Rally Germany victory, which was "one of the most difficult" in his World Rally Championship career...
21:56 2019-08-20

3 Mosques Across Germany Evacuated Over Bomb Threats At least three mosques across Germany were evacuated on Thursday after receiving bomb threats through e-mails, prompting the police to beef up security....
08:42 2019-07-12

Germany military helicopter crashes near Hanover At least one person was killed, according to several news outlets. The government and armed forces have been plagued by aging equipment, prompting calls for a complete overhaul of its equipment....
16:14 2019-07-01

Germany is opening an electric highway for trucks Trucks are guzzling ever more diesel, polluting towns and cities and fueling climate change. Germany thinks it may have found the answer by using overhead lines to power big rigs....
15:42 2019-05-21

Germany's Longest Bond Goes Negative for First Time Investors face having to pay to lend to the German government at every single maturity after yields on the country’s longest-term bond dipped into negative territory....
17:42 2019-08-02

Pimps of Thai transexuals on trial in Germany The four Thai women and a German man have been charged with forced prostitution, people trafficking, and exploitation. Prosecutors say the gang took 39 Thai women to Germany over a five-year period....
16:00 2019-05-21

Germany: Rare red panda cub born in Halle Zoo officials in the eastern German city of Halle (Saale) announced Sunday that a red panda cub was born in a protected litter box earlier this month. The unnamed cub is being looked after by his mother Cherry....
13:56 2019-06-30

Tips from the professionals on how to apply for the perfect job in Germany Like every country, Germany has its own unique set of rules when it comes to applying for a job. Many companies are trying to make the process easier and fair, but a lot of HR departments still like to see a photo....
22:14 2019-08-02

Germany's firefighters on the decline as aging strikes Fire departments are struggling to find new recruits — crucial for a country where 95% of the firefighters are volunteers. Without them, Germany could see more out-of-control wildfires, like elsewhere in Europe....
13:42 2019-08-25

Germany's von der Leyen supports Brexit extension Ahead of the vote for European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen tried to sway socialists and liberals. She made promises on Brexit, climate change, the minimum wage and artificial intelligence....
17:00 2019-07-15

Germany Scorned Air Conditioning---Then Came the Heat Wave America’s fondness for artificially chilled air was long viewed as wasteful, unnatural and wimpy, but record temperatures have some Germans rethinking....
02:28 2019-07-01

Germany squad omits Mario Götze again Mario Götze's improved form late in the season for Dortmund has not caught Joachim Löw's eye. The Germany coach is looking to other attacking options, including teenager Kai Havertz and new BVB signing Julian Brandt....
08:14 2019-05-23

Jonathan Powell on UK politics and comparisons with Germany Looking at the state of British politics, where politicians are branded “traitors” and judges called “enemies of the people”, with Tony Blair's former chief of staff....
16:56 2019-07-12

Two dead after shooting near synagogue in eastern Germany A shooting left two dead in eastern Germany after a shooting near a synagogue on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year and a fasting day for Jews.        ...
20:00 2019-10-09

Thousands protest in Germany against racism, discrimination Thousands of people are attending a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden, a week ahead of two state elections in the country’s east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains...
16:42 2019-08-24

Wide Implications as Germany Teeters Toward Recession BERLIN (AP) — Germany, Europe’s industrial powerhouse and biggest economy, with companies like Volkswagen, Siemens and BASF, may be entering a recession, according to a gloomy report from the country’s central bank Monday — a ...
08:14 2019-08-20

Germany: Identitarian movement classified as far-right extremist Germany’s domestic intelligence service has identified the country's Identitarian movement as an extremist entity. The movement, which espouses an ethnopluralist ideology, has gained traction across Europe....
12:56 2019-07-11

Germany's 16 states: North Rhine-Westphalia A cosmopolitan approach to life in Cologne, industrial heritage in the Ruhr region, open countryside in Westphalia: North Rhine-Westphalia is a state of contrasts....
11:28 2019-07-03

Germany's AfD in-fighting leading to rightward shift In at least three German states, extremist elements of the far-right Alternative for Germany are threatening to take over the party. The nationalist wing led by Björn Höcke is becoming increasingly powerful....
04:56 2019-07-07

Germany caught between Turks and Kurds in Syria Germany's large Kurdish and Turkish communities are a major factor in its unique geopolitical role in the Syria conflict. Kurdish leaders in Germany say Berlin needs to up the pressure on Ankara to stop all-out war....
02:00 2019-10-10

Deliveroo quits Germany to focus on other markets British food delivery service Deliveroo will cease operations in Germany on Friday to focus on other markets in Europe and beyond, a spokesman for the Amazon-backed company said on Monday....
19:42 2019-08-12

Toxic caterpillar infestation plagues Germany Armed with flame torches and special vacuum cleaners, towns across Germany are trying to fight back against a plague of oak processionary caterpillars. Their hair can cause painful rashes and even trigger asthma attacks....
18:42 2019-07-04

Germany's first 5G network launched by Deutsche Telekom Germany's largest telecom company has launched the country's first 5G network, but for now it only works in two cities and with a €900 smartphone. By the end of 2020, 5G coverage is due in 20 German cities....
18:42 2019-07-04

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
18:42 2019-07-04

Germany's Angelique Kerber knocked out of Wimbledon American Lauren Davis scored a shocking win over defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber, eliminating her from the UK tournament. Kerber is ranked fifth in the world....
00:14 2019-07-05

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility....
18:42 2019-08-16

Tesla Needs To Step Up Its Service Game, Especially In Germany Tesla needs to step up its service game in Germany, India is leading the charge on battery-swapping, and BMW’s new CEO wants to beat Mercedes. All that and more for The Morning Shift for Friday, August 16, 2019....
17:28 2019-08-16

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
09:14 2019-07-05

1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the same year birth control was introduced in Germany. It was also the beginning of what would become one of the biggest names in music history: The Beatles....
15:42 2019-08-13

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Nazi circles, the main mystery may be why it hasn't been banned yet....
21:14 2019-07-05

Crowded out by a monopoly, Deliveroo says goodbye to Germany Farewell then, Deliveroo — we hardly knew you. The British food delivery service has enjoyed a dramatic rise in Europe in recent years but the monopoly of the Dutch-owned Lieferando has sealed its fate in Germany....
18:42 2019-08-16

Kroos out of Germany squad for European qualifiers BERLIN (AP) — Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for its upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia. Germany coach Joachim Loew left both of his Spain-based players – Kroos and Barcelona goalkee...
15:28 2019-05-22

The naked truth: is naturism dying out in Germany? The practice of FKK – being naked in nature – has declined because of a new nudity taboo. But some groups report a rise in membershipFor decades Germans have extolled the benefits of free body culture – or being naked in nature. But a German sexologi...
13:42 2019-08-08

Germany says no need for cabinet to back new Commission chief It is up to the European Council of EU leaders to nominate a new European Commission chief and not a national government, Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said on Wednesday, dismissing a call for the cabinet to be involved....
14:00 2019-07-03

| Injured Kroos, Ter Stegen sit out Germany qualifiers Injured La Liga pair Toni Kroos and Marc-Andre ter Stegen are the biggest names missing from the 22-man Germany squad named for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers....
21:42 2019-05-22

Germany's central bank warns of possible recession The Bundesbank has warned that a slump in the German economy could have continued over the summer. It cited the US-China trade war as one factor weighing on German exports....
23:56 2019-08-19

Germany increasingly popular as holiday destination More holidaymakers are opting for Germany, as an almost decadelong tourism boom continues. Another record for the number of travelers to Germany is expected for 2019....
21:42 2019-08-08

Germany: 92-year-old former SS guard to face trial The man is accused of being complicit in the deaths of 5,230 inmates during a period of almost a year working as a guard at the Stutthof concentration camp. The trial is set to begin in October....
21:42 2019-08-08

Measles vaccine gap poses risk in Germany Some 166,000 German infants lack measles immunization, health insurers warn. Their finding underscores a recent World Health Organization alert that in Germany, and other European nations, the virus is still 'endemic.'...
21:42 2019-08-08

Germany debates World War II memorial for Poland Supporters and critics of a Berlin memorial to commemorate Polish victims of World War II debate how to honor those killed by the Nazi regime. Some question if national monuments are the best way to remember the past....
19:42 2019-07-03

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission presidency. Many are unhappy with the process of her nomination....
19:28 2019-07-10

Opinion: Huawei's 5G plan for Germany is a bad deal China does everything it can to block access to information, particularly from the foreign press. So letting a Chinese firm build Germany's 5G network is naive, to say the least, says DW Director General Peter Limbourg....
19:42 2019-07-09

Retracing Germany's tragic Kindertransport, 80 years later Just months before the outbreak of the Second World War, 10,000 mostly Jewish children were granted refuge in England. Eighty years later, survivors are retracing a painful journey that is still relevant today....
19:42 2019-07-09

Tesla races to boost service in Germany Subpar service could be a barrier to Tesla making a bigger impact in Germany, where exacting owners value painstaking vehicle care. Tesla is poised to double the number of service centers in the country to 17. ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why is he being tried in the country?...
21:14 2019-07-05

Women's World Cup: Germany vs Sweden live Germany are one game away from a World Cup semifinal against either Italy or the Netherlands. Martina Voss-Tecklenburg's side has impressed, but can they overcome Sweden? Follow live updates here!...
19:42 2019-06-29

Germany: Former SS soldier charged with hate speech Karl M. was an SS member complicit in the murder of over 80 people in France in 1944. He had disputed whether the Nazis murdered six million Jews in the Holocaust....
23:14 2019-07-24

China's currency pain is Germany's gain A devaluation of China's currency during the ongoing trade war with the US may lead to more prosperity for Germany and the rest of the world, except the United States. But not much, an ifo report suggests....
08:28 2019-10-08

#TrumpNotWelcome trends in Germany after Trump says he'd like to visit 'soon' Merkel couldn't contain a surprised smile at Trump's announcement, but social media users weren't so gracious. The mayor of Trump's grandparents' hometown shrugged at the news....
02:42 2019-08-27

100 caps and opener for Popp as Germany marches on Alexandra Popp celebrated her 100th appearance for Germany with the opening goal for the two-time world champion in its comfortable 3-0 win over Nigeria in Grenoble to reach the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup....
22:00 2019-06-22

Germany debates stepping up active cyberoperations The recent US cyberattack against Iranian weapons systems is just the latest example of how conflicts are spilling into the virtual sphere. Germany, however, is hesitant to join the digital arms race. DW investigates....
02:28 2019-06-28

Demands of Far-Right Party Unsettle Artists in Germany The anti-immigrant party Alternative for Germany wants to know the nationalities of artists employed by state theaters, and cultural organizations are worried....
18:01 2019-07-19

Why Germany's nudist culture remains refreshing From lakes to saunas and parks: Is Germany's nudist culture, known as FKK, dying out or still making waves? It's still strong enough to inspire a change of attitude for Berlin-based expats....
13:28 2019-07-24

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
19:28 2019-05-23

Opinion: More money won't alone fix Germany's military woes Germany's new defense minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has told the Bundestag she wants a bigger defense budget. But simply throwing more money at the problem is not the solution, says DW's Nina Werkhäuser....
23:14 2019-07-24

Germany falls in global competitiveness ranking The World Economic Forum downgraded Germany, saying that its lagging internet and mobile networks are the country's "biggest weakness." The US lost its spot as the world's most competitive economy to Singapore....
10:56 2019-10-09

Germany's Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholders on Sunday to hold off on taking action until management comments further....
14:28 2019-06-23

ChargePoint teams up with MVV Energie to expand in Germany Silicon Valley-based ChargePoint, one of the world's largest operators of charging stations for electric vehicles, said it had teamed up with local German utility MVV Energie to further expand in Europe's largest economy....
20:42 2019-06-28

Three die in Germany as plane slams into hardware store Three people have died after a small plane crashed into a building in southwestern Germany. The aircraft, which appeared to be attempting an unscheduled landing nearby, slammed into a hardware store....
02:56 2019-07-21

Suspending parliament: Why it couldn't happen in Germany British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's constitutional maneuvers to prorogue Parliament would be unthinkable in Germany. Constitutional law professors in the country say they're baffled by recent developments in the UK....
13:42 2019-08-30

Europe says Spain’s economy is doing better than Germany’s. That’s absurd. The nonsense idea that Spain’s economy doesn’t need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able to convince themselves with statistical games, but voters aren’t easily fooled....
15:00 2019-05-21

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
15:28 2019-06-28

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel's heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer improve its image?...
15:42 2019-07-17

What's happened to Germany's world class players? The lack of a German on FIFA's shortlist of the best men's players and the low key loan move of a key man in World Cup 2014 give cause for reflection. Did Germany's golden generation peak early? And who's behind them?...
22:14 2019-07-31

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeanor, her time in power has nonetheless been turbulent....
08:00 2019-07-17

Germany Rose And Fell With Bastian Schweinsteiger Bastian Schweinsteiger was three different players. The German superstar, who announced his retirement from soccer on Tuesday, is leaving behind one of the most peculiar careers in recent soccer memory. From a wide player breaking into Germany’s 2006...
23:14 2019-10-08

After shaking episodes, Germany's Merkel says she is fit for work Germany's Angela Merkel said on Friday she was fit to carry on as chancellor after a bout of shaking episodes, and that she hoped to enjoy life after serving out her fourth and final term in office through to 2021....
11:42 2019-07-19

George Soros to target far-right in eastern Germany George Soros's Open Society Foundation is gearing up to battle hate and the far-right in eastern Germany. The Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) is predicted to perform well in three upcoming state elections....
09:14 2019-06-22

Support falls for Germany's far-right AfD after Halle attack A new poll has found waning support for the AfD in the aftermath of a deadly far-right shooting in the city of Halle. The AfD has been criticized across the political spectrum for its incendiary rhetoric....
01:28 2019-10-13

Germany: Escaped cobra captured after 5-day hunt A highly venomous snake spent several days on the loose in a German town, prompting authorities to evacuate several houses. It was eventually spotted by a worker who had been mowing the grass....
00:42 2019-08-31

Kids in Germany called on to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star currently go by the unpoetical catalog numbers HD 32518 and HD 32518b....
10:56 2019-06-07

Germany remembers 'Holocaust by bullets' in Ukraine Between 1941 and 1944, German soldiers and police shot and killed more than 1 million Jews in Ukraine. The German government now wants to raise awareness of this chapter in history....
16:28 2019-08-29

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe....
21:28 2019-07-16

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics....
14:42 2019-07-19

Germany's first 'porn karaoke' bar opens in Hamburg No singing is required at Hamburg's newest karaoke bar — but moaning is a must. The "Porn Karaoke Bar" in the city's infamous St. Pauli district gives guests the opportunity to groan along to their favorite retro pornos....
21:14 2019-07-23

U21 Euros: Germany win thriller to reach final Germany overcame a flurry of intense transition football from a talented Romania team to book their spot in the U21 Euro final. In the other semifinal, Spain beat France to set up a rematch of the last U21 Euro final....
02:28 2019-06-28

Women's World Cup live: Germany vs Nigeria Germany's women get the last 16 of the World Cup underway when they face Nigeria at the Stade des Alpes, but can Germany progress without injured star player Dzsenifer Marozsan? Follow all the action live from Grenoble....
17:42 2019-06-22

| Schweinsteiger announces retirement, could join Germany set-up Bastian Schweinsteiger is welcome to join the Germany coaching staff, national team coach Joachim Loew after theveteran midfielder announced his retirement....
22:56 2019-10-08

Germany: Deadly shooting reported in Halle A shooting in the eastern German city of Halle has left at least two people dead and several injured. Police confirmed that there was a deadly incident and said the suspects are on the run....
13:42 2019-10-09

Germany: US military plane crashes near Trier The pilot escaped via the ejection seat and is being treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital. The US Air Force confirmed it was one of its F-16 fighter jets....
21:14 2019-10-08

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destruction....
02:28 2019-06-28

EURO 2020: Germany vs. Belarus LIVE build-up Germany are looking to make it two wins out of two in EURO 2020 qualifying Group C when they travel to Belarus. DW has all the pre-match build-up ahead the first competitive meeting between the two nations....
23:00 2019-06-07

A Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard, 92, Is Going on Trial in Germany (BERLIN) — A 92-year-old former SS private will go on trial this fall in Germany on 5,230 counts of being an accessory to murder, accused of helping the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp function, a Hamburg court said Thursday. Though he...
22:28 2019-08-08

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But when things get serious, where do the jokes end and the politics start?...
20:14 2019-06-07