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German police rule out terrorism after fatal disco shooting

German police rule out terrorism after fatal disco shooting

On Friday, a failed asylum seeker killed one person and injured six others in the northern city of Hamburg.

Four German women who joined Islamic State detained in Iraq: Report

Four German women who joined Islamic State detained in Iraq: Report

Der Spiegel said one of the Germans had Moroccan roots and another seemed to come from Chechnya but had a German passport.

'You belong here, Germany tells Turks as row with Ankara rages

On Friday, Germany`s head of domestic intelligence said Turkish agencies were carrying out influence operations in Germany, including targeting opponents of Erdogan.

Half of German companies hit by sabotage, spying in last two years, BSI says

Half of German companies hit by sabotage, spying in last two years, BSI says

Several high-profile attacks have occurred recently, such as the WannaCry ransomware attacks in May and a virus dubbed "NotPetya" that halted production at some companies for more than a week.

Germany reviews arms shipments to Turkey amid row

In the months after the July 2016 coup attempt, Germany already blocked 11 separate arms export shipments to Turkey, including handguns, ammunition or weapons components.

Turkish PM Binali Yilidirm dismisses Berlin criticism, says Turkey as safe as Germany

Turkish PM Binali Yilidirm dismisses Berlin criticism, says Turkey as safe as Germany

Yildirim's comments to reporters after Friday prayers, came after Berlin warned its citizens that traveling and working in Turkey carried security risks.

Germany's Angela Merkel backs Foreign Minister's measures against Turkey

Germany's Angela Merkel backs Foreign Minister's measures against Turkey

Earlier, Gabriel cast doubt on Turkey's aspirations to join the EU.

547 boys were abused at German Catholic choir school: Lawyer

The Regensburger Domspatzen ("Cathedral Sparrows"), a 1,000-year-old cathedral choir in Bavaria, was in 2010 dragged into the massive sexual abuse scandal plaguing the Catholic Church in recent years.

Pyongyang dismisses South Korean President's peace proposal

Pyongyang dismisses South Korean President's peace proposal

President Moon Jae-in's proposal, made during a speech in Berlin last week, adds obstacles to achieving peace rather than helping to improve inter-Korean relations, Efe news quoted the article as saying.

13 injured in yacht explosion in northern Germany

13 injured in yacht explosion in northern Germany

According to a police spokesman, most of the injured are firemen, as they were called to put out a fire on the yacht in the north German port town of Minden, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting German news agency dpa.

 

Melania Trump tried to end 'overtime' meeting between Trump-Putin

Melania Trump tried to end 'overtime' meeting between Trump-Putin

Tillerson explained that President Trump and Russian leader Putin had such fine chemistry that they didn't want to stop talking even after their scheduled time over.

Vladimir Putin attacks sanctions, protectionism on eve of G20

Sanctions against Russia, imposed because of the Ukraine crisis, "are not just short-sighted but go against the principles of the G20 for cooperation in the interests of all countries", Putin wrote in the business daily Handelsblatt, urging "open trade relations, based on uniform norms and standards".

China supports 'united, stable, prosperous, open' European Union: Xi Jinping

The Chinese leader said the more complicated the international situation was, the more significant the stable development of China-EU relations would become, Xinhua news agency reported.

Angela Merkel overshadows party ahead of September election

Challenger Martin Schulz of the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) is leading his campaign with "more social justice", promising reforms to tax, unemployment benefits and childcare after having just succeeded with a push to legalise same-sex marriage.

German Parliament passes controversial hate speech bill

Under Germany's prevailing legal framework, hate speech includes the incitement to kill or be violent, threatening speech, abusive language, and sedition.

Nuclear waste containers shipped on river in Germany

Police were protecting the barge with helicopters, police boats and officers on the banks of the rivers against possible protests by anti-nuclear activists.
 

Berlin police say `we`re only human` after raucous party

"Yes, we partied," the Berlin police acknowledged in a statement on Facebook, with the slogan "human".
 

German parliament paves way for gay marriage vote Friday

All other political parties hold the same view, leaving Merkel`s party opposed along with the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD).

Martin Schulz hits out at 'arrogant' Angela Merkel

The SPD's call for gay marriage comes just a week after the Greens set a similar condition, while Merkel's CDU has so far refused to allow same gender couples to wed. 

In a battle of generations, Roger Federer faces Alexander Zverev for Halle title

In a battle of generations, Roger Federer faces Alexander Zverev for Halle title

Federer defeated Zverev`s older brother Mischa in the second round this week.