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Germany approves tough 'no means no' sex crime laws

Germany approves tough 'no means no' sex crime laws

Under the new rules, all forms of non-consensual sexual contact will be punishable, regardless of the circumstances.

EU `strong enough` to survive Brexit: Merkel

EU `strong enough` to survive Brexit: Merkel

 Angela Merkel, The German Chancellor said that the European Union could survive Brexit and would continue to guarantee "peace, prosperity and stability".

Erdogan blasts `tainted blood` of German MPs over genocide vote

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused German lawmakers of Turkish origin in the German parliament of having "tainted blood" after they backed a resolution recognising massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as genocide.

Armenia genocide vote will not destroy Turkish-German ties: Turkish PM

Armenia genocide vote will not destroy Turkish-German ties: Turkish PM

Turkey and Germany are "two very important allies" and the German parliament`s recognition of World War I killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces as genocide will not destroy their relations, Turkey`s prime minister said Friday.

Turkey `recalls ambassador` over German genocide resolution

Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Berlin after the German parliament passed a contentious resolution describing the 1915 killings of Armenians as genocide, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported, quoting the Turkish prime minister.

Germany calls 1915 massacre a 'genocide', Turkey calls it 'historic mistake'

Germany calls 1915 massacre a 'genocide', Turkey calls it 'historic mistake'

The German parliament, despite a barrage of pressure from the Turkish government, on Thursday approved a symbolic resolution that declares the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces a "genocide". Turkey was equally scathing, calling the resolution a "historic mistake".

German parliament backs Greek bailout with large majority

The German parliament voted by an overwhelming majority Wednesday to back a third bailout for Greece, with Chancellor Angela Merkel spared a major rebellion of deputies opposing the aid.

German parliament to vote Friday on Greek debt deal

Germany`s parliament will vote Friday on the proposed bailout extension to Greece, provided international creditors have agreed to the deal, a top official from the ruling Christian Democrats party said.

German Parliament to hold special session on US spying

The German Parliament will hold a special session in November on alleged US spying that included monitoring of mobile phone communications of Chancellor Angela Merkel, the chancellor`s party said Monday.

German Parl holds first meeting as coalition talks continue

Germany`s Parliament has reconvened for the first time since Angela Merkel`s stunning hat-trick win in last month`s elections, with the new speaker asking the two biggest parties to make sure that the opposition can fully function if they form the next government.

German Parliament approves Patriots for Turkey

The German Parliament has approved the deployment of Patriot air defence missiles to Turkey to protect its NATO ally against possible spillover from Syria`s civil war.

German Parliament blocks Switzerland tax treaty

The Social Democrats and Greens said today the deal wasn`t tough enough on tax evaders.

German parliament approves rescue package for Spanish banks

The German parliament has overwhelmingly approved a 100 billion-euro (USD 122 billion) financial rescue package to shore up Spain’s distressed banks.

German parliament passes Greece bailout deal

The German parliament, Monday passed the second bailout package for Greece worth about 130 billion euros (USD 174.4 billion) to help the country avoid a default.

German parliament to vote on Greece bailout

In addition to the second bailout package, Greece's private creditors have agreed to write down its debts by 107 billion euros.

Crisis will take years to fix: Angela Merkel

German chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is no easy fix to the European financial crisis, and that a solution will "take years".

German parliament passes expanded euro fund

German lawmakers on Thursday overwhelmingly approved expanding the powers of the eurozone bailout fund, a major step toward tackling the sprawling debt crisis, in a vote that also helped strengthen Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government.

German parliament OKs genetic embryo tests

The tests look for
genetic disorders in embryos before they are implanted in the

German Parliament approves nuclear shutdown

By 2020, Germany wants to double share of energy from water, wind, sun or biogas.

‘Dawood helping Qaeda plot attack on Germany’

A report says the attack would involve a bid to seize hostages in Reichstag.