Flood death toll rises to 170 in Germany and Belgium

Europe 07/18/21, 21:51

Flash floods and overflowing rivers destroyed houses and ripped up highways and electricity lines in western Germany and Belgium. Reuters confirmed at least 170 people have died as of July 17. The figure includes 143 deaths that local police counted in Germany, making it the country's worst natural disaster in more ...

Cyber-attack in Germany: ‘We are almost completely paralyzed,’ declares district in worst hacking of the country

Europe 07/12/21, 16:17

The municipality of Anhalt-Bitterfeld, in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, declared a catastrophe, following the worst cyberattack on the country perpetrated by hackers. The federal cybersecurity watchdog confirmed the incursion that crippled the municipality's systems, and experts believe it could take at least a week to repair the damage, according to ...

Madame Eyebrows appears to be the saddest dog on the internet

Europe 06/24/21, 05:46

Everyone knows how adorable puppy dog eyes are, but have you ever swooned over a puppy dog's eyebrows? With her lovely features and expressive "eyebrows," this English bulldog is beyond cute. Madam Eyebrows is an English Bulldog who lives in Germany. She was born with two spots above her eyes that ...

FBI catches 800 suspected criminals using an encrypted chat app

Europe 06/09/21, 00:40

A covert police operation successfully tricked illegal groups into buying cellphones, containing messaging software that authorities constantly monitored. Operation Trojan Shield arrested at least 800 suspects, thwarted some 100 assassination attempts, and seized more than 32 tons of drugs plus $148 million in cash. These busts were thanks to a joint operation ...

Germany would be the next to ban Huawei as a threat to its national security

Europe 11/04/20, 10:20

In a dialogue with the Sydney Morning Herald on Monday, Nov. 2, German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer referred to the exclusion of Huawei from her country's telecommunications due to ethical issues. "If the technology offered to us is not beyond reproach, it cannot be used. The political ramifications would simply be ...

The Germany supports the U.S.’s elimination of terrorist Soleimani

Politics 01/06/20, 09:47

Germany expressed its support for the U.S. decision to assassinate Iranian terrorist leader Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a U.S. air strike. The German government said Friday that the United States had reason to attack and kill the top commander of the Iranian Quds Force on Thursday night, Jan. ...

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