Far-right German party’s plans for Jewish section criticized

World 09/26/18, 08:46

The far-right Alternative for Germany party has announced it will create a Jewish section within the party, drawing widespread criticism by Jewish groups across the country.One prominent Jewish student group accused the anti-migrant party on Wednesday as being "one of the biggest threats to Jewish ... life in Germany.""The AfD ...

Russian Pussy Riot activist conscious after poisoning

Europe 09/25/18, 11:16

A member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot said Tuesday he's recovering after two weeks in intensive care for a suspected poisoning while a fellow activist suggested he could have been targeted for looking into the killings of Russian journalists in Africa.Pyotr Verzilov has been at Berlin's Charite hospital ...

World trade body’s chief urges nations to avert trade war

Business 09/25/18, 06:41

The head of the World Trade Organization says the whole international community has a responsibility to reduce tensions and avert a full trade war, which would produce "no winners."Trade tensions between the U.S., China and others have spiraled lately and WTO director-general Roberto Azevedo told a German business conference in ...

Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada

Tech 09/24/18, 10:36

Germany is looking to sell a secondhand surveillance drone that has cost the country more than 700 million euros ($823 million) to Canada — without many core components it needs to fly.A defense ministry reply to lawmakers from the opposition Left Party states that Germany has decided to "begin concrete ...

Berlin Wall reproduction off, at least for now

Entertainment 09/21/18, 05:03

The German capital won't be getting a reproduction of the Berlin Wall after all — at least for now.A group of artists planned to build a remake of the Cold War barrier around a downtown block in mid-October and tear it down Nov. 9, 29 years after the original one ...

Ancient treasures on show in Germany reveal turbulent past

Entertainment 09/21/18, 02:19

A new archaeological exhibition opening Friday in Berlin reveals how Germany has been at the heart of trade, migration, conflict and innovation since the Stone Age.The Sept. 20, 2018 photo shows an archeological exhibition with pieces of the Roman-era displayed at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin. The new exhibition showcasing ...

Top German spy awaits his fate as party leaders meet

World 09/18/18, 08:51

BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany's three governing parties are meeting in Berlin to decide the fate of the country's domestic intelligence chief amid calls for him to be fired over his approach to far-right extremism.

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