Over 100,000 celebrate 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Europe 11/10/19, 07:35

Police and organizers say more than 100,000 people took part in an open-air party celebrating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Despite the cold and damp, crowds flocked to Berlin's Brandenburg Gate late Saturday for music and ...

In Berlin, Pompeo says allied democracies must work together

Europe 11/08/19, 05:46

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is stressing the need for allied democracies to work together, saying that the Trump administration's stances on NATO spending, Iran, Chinese technology and a new Russian-German pipeline are meant to defend hard-won freedoms. Speaking in ...

Pompeo to visit US troops in Germany, meets leaders

Politics 11/07/19, 03:47

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived for a two-day trip in Germany that includes meetings with German leaders and a visit to U.S. troops stationed in the country. Pompeo will visit five German cities, including one that is home ...

After botched promotion, Hecking is Hamburg’s latest coach

Soccer 05/30/19, 07:57

After years of mismanagement, Hamburger SV is hoping experienced coach Dieter Hecking can lead the club back to the Bundesliga - and keep it there.Hecking, respected across the league for his work at Borussia Mönchengladbach, Wolfsburg and Nuremberg, signed a ...

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe

Europe 05/28/19, 02:05

Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the country's Nazi past.Merkel, who was interviewed by CNN's Christiane Amanpour in Berlin, said in excerpts released Tuesday that Germany ...

Green parties’ gains could boost climate action in Europe

World 05/27/19, 16:10

Green parties' surprisingly strong showing in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament raised hopes — particularly among young voters — that global warming and other environmental issues will get more serious consideration on the continent.Provisional results Monday showed the left-leaning ...

Greens triumph as German governing parties perform poorly

Europe 05/26/19, 13:48

Germany's governing parties were headed for their worst post-World War II showing in a nationwide election on Sunday amid discontent with their stuttering performance over the past year, with the Greens surging to second place in the European Parliament vote ...

Climate protesters turn out as Europe votes on parliament

Europe 05/24/19, 07:32

Protesters are holding rallies in several European Union countries to demand tougher action against global warming, as the 28-nation bloc votes to fill the European Parliament.Thousands attended a rally Friday in Berlin, where mostly young people waved banners with slogans ...

German far right cancels election party after venue threats

Europe 05/22/19, 10:59

The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals.In a statement Wednesday, the party's top candidate for the upcoming European Parliament elections, Joerg Meuthen, said ...

Daimler CEO Zetsche hands over to successor amid tech change

Europe 05/22/19, 03:44

Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche is handing off to his successor after 13 years at the helm as the company faces challenges from the transition to electric cars and digital transportation technologies.Zetsche received prolonged applause from shareholders at the company's annual ...

Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU votes

Europe 05/19/19, 10:53

Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets in a number of European cities before May 23-26 elections to the European Parliament.Marches in Germany were held under the banner of "One Europe for ...

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement

Europe 05/17/19, 10:08

German lawmakers on Friday approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel, describing its methods as anti-Semitic and reminiscent of Nazi-era calls to boycott Jews.The motion called on the German government not to support events organized ...

Germany to return ancient stone cross to Namibia

Europe 05/17/19, 07:25

Germany's culture minister says the country is returning to Namibia a centuries-old stone cross, even though it was originally of European origin, as a gesture of reconciliation.Monika Gruetters said Friday the decision to return the Stone Cross of Cape Cross ...

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