Germany makes some of the world's fastest cars- not surprising really, when they have the world's fastest roads. Speeds on parts of the autobahn network are dictated simply by how far you can push the pedal to the metal. Meddling EU bureaucrats want to put an end to that.
The P5+1 world powers and Iran have struck a historic deal on Tehran’s nuclear program at talks in Geneva on Sunday. Ministers overcame the last remaining hurdles to reach agreement, despite strong pressure from Israel and lobby groups.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has admitted that allegations of spying by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) on European telecommunications – including her mobile phone – have put “to the test” transatlantic relations between Berlin and Washington.
Germany's employment agency wants to monitor welfare recipients’ e-commerce activities - amid suspicions that some earn more than allowed through online trade. Data protection authorities and welfare groups say "no."
A New York court has ordered that a 3,000-year-old gold tablet must be returned to the Berlin museum which lost possession of it during World War II, drawing a line under a protracted legal saga over the precious artifact.
Twenty-one countries, including US allies France and Mexico, have now joined talks to hammer out a UN resolution that would condemn “indiscriminate” and “extra-territorial” surveillance, and ensure “independent oversight” of electronic monitoring.
Conservative allies of Germany's Angela Merkel said on Wednesday they might agree to raise taxes to help lure the defeated centre-left Social Democrats into a grand coalition that would keep the chancellor in power.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday criticised the timing of European Union members' out-of-sync statements calling for a "strong" response to an alleged chemical weapons attack by the Syrian regime.
And the latest from the "if you buy this, I have a bridge to sell you" department...
Syrian government forces may have carried out a chemical weapons attack close to Damascus without the personal permission of President Bashar al-Assad, Germany's Bild am Sonntag paper reported on Sunday, citing German intelligence.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ignited a furious political row by becoming the first post-war German leader to visit the former Nazi concentration camp at Dachau and then going on to address a campaign rally for her conservative party in a noisy beer tent at a nearby fair.
Despite dominating opinion polls, she knows voter anger may yet bring nasty surprises in September's poll which she warned could be "very, very close". Her government is mounting an effort to take back control and put a lid on the scandal.
Staff of RT’s video agency Ruptly were detained for several hours by Berlin police while filming the Anonymous 'United Stasi of America' action. Despite the crew having official permission to work in the area, police attempted to confiscate the footage.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has compared US spying to Cold War tactics and Brussels wants EU facilities checked for American eavesdropping equipment. Concern is growing the scandal could seriously damage trans-Atlantic relations.
Berlin has ruled out allowing public creditors to write off Greek debt as a way of helping the country overcome its financial woes. However, Germany’s finance minister said he is open to other ways of helping Athens.
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