German academic charged with spying for China

China 07/06/21, 17:11

According to authorities, a political scientist suspected of being a secret agent for China has been charged in Germany. He can only be identified as Klaus L. in respect to German media law.  The prosecutor’s office confirmed on Tuesday, July 6 that the suspect has been conducting his secret service for nearly ...

Disgraced German reporter could face donation fraud charges

Europe 12/23/18, 10:04

A German journalist who was found to have made up information for numerous articles may now be charged with allegedly soliciting donations for Syrian orphans from his readers.The German magazine Der Spiegel said Sunday that its award-winning former reporter, Claas Relotius, had asked readers by email from his private account ...

Clouds grow over German economy after stocks hit bear market

Business 12/18/18, 06:25

Worries are growing about the strength of the German economy, Europe's largest, after a key indicator suggested fears about trade wars and Brexit are hitting business activity and after the country's main stocks index slid into a bear market. The Ifo Institute said Tuesday its business confidence index dropped to 101.0 ...

Turkish restaurant set on fire in German city of Chemnitz

Europe 10/19/18, 03:10

German police say unidentified assailants apparently started a fire at a Turkish restaurant in an eastern city that saw violent anti-migrant protests recently. Saxony state police said residents were woken up by a loud bang at the restaurant in Chemnitz early Thursday, followed by smoke. They saw three people running away ...

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