Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms

Europe 03/23/19, 11:57

Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.The dpa news agency reports the biggest protest Saturday was in Munich, where 40,000 people ...

Manhunt on after 3 attack money transporter in Germany

Europe 03/06/19, 05:44

Authorities in Germany are searching for three suspects who attacked a money transport truck at Cologne-Bonn airport and shot a guard.Cologne police spokesman Carsten Rust said Wednesday it is not yet clear if the suspects managed to rob any money ...

German police, city officials probed over Italian mob ties

World 12/06/18, 09:21

Prosecutors in western Germany say they are investigating five current and former police and municipal officials on suspicion that they passed information to Italian mobsters or their helpers.The dpa news agency reported that prosecutors in Duisburg said Thursday the five ...

Merkel’s plane makes emergency stop, tech issues reported

Europe 11/29/18, 15:57

A German news agency says a plane carrying German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the Group of 20 meeting in Argentina has been forced to make an unscheduled landing after developing technical problems.The German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the ...

German police conduct anti-terror drill at Cologne airport

Europe 11/21/18, 03:15

German police have conducted a large-scale anti-terror drill at Cologne-Bonn airport, in the west of the country, amid ongoing concerns about the threat posed by Islamic extremists.Some 1,000 officers took part in the exercise early Wednesday, which took into account ...

Police call for witnesses to help in Cologne hostage probe

Europe 10/16/18, 04:17

Cologne police are calling on witnesses to a bloody hostage-taking at the city's train station to upload photos or videos to help their investigation.People wait outside the Cologne, western Germany, train station Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Cologne police closed ...

Update: Hostage freed at German station, man detained

Europe 10/15/18, 09:27

The Latest on hostage situation at Cologne train station (all times local):3:15 p.m.Special police operate outside the Cologne, western Germany, train station Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Cologne police closed parts of the western German city’s main train station after ...

Train catches fire in southern Germany; no injuries

Europe 10/12/18, 03:58

German authorities say a high-speed ICE train caught fire on the journey between Frankfurt and Cologne, causing no injuries but leading to delays along the well-traveled route.The fire broke out on the train Friday morning as it was near the ...

Edmonton Oilers edge Cologne 4-3 in OT in exhibition game

Hockey 10/03/18, 14:56

Ryan Strome scored with 2:53 left in overtime as the Edmonton Oilers beat the German league's Cologne Sharks 4-3 in an exhibition game Wednesday.Oiler's coach Todd McLellan looks up during a hockey test match between Koelner Haie (Cologne Sharks) and ...

Update: Turkey’s Erdogan at German mosque, protests near

Europe 09/29/18, 12:01

The Latest on the Turkish president's trip to Germany (all times local):5:35 p.m.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is speaking at the inauguration of a mosque under heavy security as he winds up a visit to Germany.Erdogan supporters gather in a ...

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