Merkel's conservatives defeat SPD rivals in northern state vote

The result leaves the CDU short of sufficient support to rule alone in the state, but means the SPD cannot continue to govern in coalition with the Greens and the South Schleswig Party (SSW), which represents the ethnic Danish minority.

May 07, 2017, 22:38 PM IST

Facebook wins battle against German watchdog over ban on using fake names

According to Fox News, German privacy laws and European rules designed to protect free speech online.

Feb 16, 2013, 12:05 PM IST

Facebook wins German court fight on fake names ban

Facebook has won a court battle against a German privacy watchdog that challenged the social networking site`s policy requiring users to register with their real names.

Feb 15, 2013, 20:54 PM IST

Merkel`s coalition loses German state vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s CDU and its junior coalition partner FDP suffered a debacle in the elections in Schleswig-Holstein.

May 07, 2012, 11:23 AM IST