US covertly financed Germany`s Willy Brandt: Historian

Washington bankrolled Willy Brandt in an internal party tussle that the politician finally won before eventually becoming the chancellor of West Germany, according to a historian, Der Spiegel magazine reported Friday.

Jun 10, 2016, 21:48 PM IST
Computer in Merkel's office hit by cyberattack: Report

Computer in Merkel's office hit by cyberattack: Report

A computer in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's legislative office was hit by a cyber attack that targeted the country's lower house of parliament in May, the Bild newspaper reported today.

Jun 14, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

Germany passes disputed Autobahn toll

The German Parliament passed on Friday a law to charge foreign motorists for using the country`s famed Autobahn network, drawing angry reactions from neighbouring states and threats of legal action.

May 08, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

Germany to intensify fight against terror

 A draft legislation that will restrict jihadists from travelling abroad to join militant operations and clampdown on terror funding has been passed by the Cabinet in Germany, in a bid to intensify the fight against Islamic State and other such groups.

Feb 05, 2015, 14:21 PM IST

Ukraine says Russia behind cyber attack on German government

Ukraine`s prime minister blamed Russian intelligence on Thursday for a hacker attack against German government websites, for which a pro-Russian group claimed responsibility.

Jan 08, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

Angela Merkel `proud` of budget, insists on rigour in EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced pride on Wednesday in her country`s strong budget and called on EU states "finally" to respect joint fiscal rules, as France delayed meeting a key EU target.

Sep 10, 2014, 18:06 PM IST

Top German court nixes European Parliament vote hurdle

Germany`s top court struck down the country`s three-percent electoral threshold for political parties to win seats in the European Parliament.

Feb 26, 2014, 18:20 PM IST

Merkel sworn in as German chancellor for rare third term

Angela Merkel was on Tuesday sworn in as German Chancellor for a rare third term to govern Europe`s top economy, nearly three months after she painstakingly forged a deal with her centre-left rivals to end post-elections limbo.

Dec 17, 2013, 15:17 PM IST

Germany OKs bill to protect male circumcision

German lawmakers have approved a bill that explicitly permits ‘male infant circumcision’, ending months of legal uncertainty.

Dec 13, 2012, 11:59 AM IST