Category: GERMANY

Germany bucks global trend, sells more weapons 0

Germany bucks global trend, sells more weapons

Weapons sales around the world decreased last year, despite various ongoing military conflicts. But major German firms actually greatly increased their sales at the same time. The world’s 100 biggest weapons producers and military...

China criticizes US for blocking sale of German firm 0

China criticizes US for blocking sale of German firm

China on Monday criticized a US decision to block a Chinese company’s purchase of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron, saying business should not be politicized. President Barack Obama blocked the deal by rejecting the...

VW bosses forced to pay back private jet costs 0

VW bosses forced to pay back private jet costs

Bosses at troubled German auto giant Volkswagen have been forced to pay the company back millions of euros for flights on its private jets, the Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported Sunday. For years members...

Germany arrests Marxist militant 0

Germany arrests Marxist militant ‘leader’

A radical Marxist suspected of belonging to a left-wing extremist group accused of terrorism by Turkey has been arrested in Germany, judicial sources said on Saturday. The 55-year-old citizen of the Netherlands, whose name...

Afghan teen arrested over German murder-rape 0

Afghan teen arrested over German murder-rape

A teenage Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested on suspicion of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old female student in Germany, police and prosecutors said Saturday. The 17-year-old Afghan was arrested on Friday after his...

Number of homophobic crimes soars in 2016 0

Number of homophobic crimes soars in 2016

Nearly as many homophobic crimes were committed in the first nine months of 2016 as in all of 2015, according to a new report. The number of homophobic crimes recorded in the first three...