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Berlin airport terminal evacuated after suspected tear gas outbreak

Berlin airport terminal evacuated after suspected tear gas outbreak

"Terminal D cleared due to suspected tear gas. Fire brigade ventilates building," Berlin Airport said on Twitter, adding it may lead to delays.

Angela Merkel to host Emmanuel Macron for talks Monday: Spokesman

Angela Merkel to host Emmanuel Macron for talks Monday: Spokesman

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin on Monday, a day after the new French president is due to take office.

German army searches all barracks after Nazi memorabilia found

The head of Germany`s armed forces has called for an inspection of all army barracks after investigators discovered Nazi-era military memorabilia in a garrison, broadening a scandal about right-wing extremism among soldiers.

 

German police arrest three suspected of helping plan violence: Report

German police have arrested three people on suspicion of supporting a suspected Islamist militant and helping to prepare a serious act of violent subversion against the state.

Around 270,000 Syrians have right to bring families to Germany: Report

Around 270,000 Syrians in Germany have the right to bring in their family members, a newspaper said on Wednesday - a statistic that could fuel the debate about migration less than six months before a national election.

Germany dismisses 'Islam law' as integration debate resurfaces

Germany has no plans to introduce an `Islam law` codifying the rights and obligations of Muslims, a government spokesman said on Monday, dismissing an idea floated by allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of federal elections in September.

Angela Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution to Israel-Palestine conflict

Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its rejection of Israeli settlements.

Erdogan accuses Merkel of using 'Nazi measures'

Erdogan accuses Merkel of using 'Nazi measures'

"When we call them Nazis they (Europe) get uncomfortable. They rally together in solidarity. Especially Merkel," Erdogan said in a televised speech.

Berlin does not owe any debt to NATO: Defence Minister

Berlin does not owe any debt to NATO: Defence Minister

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected US President Donald Trump`s claim that Berlin owes NATO "vast sums of money" and must pay Washington more for defence. 

Spy comments proof Germany supports group behind attempted coup: Erdogan's spokesman

Spy comments proof Germany supports group behind attempted coup: Erdogan's spokesman

Doubts expressed by Germany`s spy agency regarding the role of a U.S.-based cleric in last year`s attempted coup in Turkey are proof that Berlin supports the organisation behind the attempt, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan`s spokesman said on Sunday.

Berlin accuses Erdogan of playing politics in anti-Europe attacks

Germany's foreign minister on Saturday openly accused Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan of ramping up anti-European rhetoric in a bid to score political points back home ahead of a key referendum. 

Nearly all flights cancelled at Berlin airports due to strike

Nearly all flights cancelled at Berlin airports due to strike

Berlin Airport, which operates Tegel and Schoenefeld, said 455 flights had been cancelled at Tegel and 204 at Schoenefeld as of 0615 GMT.

Turkey, Germany must rebuild friendship 'step by step'

Germany on Wednesday urged Turkey to work toward restoring ties frayed by a series of bitter disputes but warned that any comparison to the Nazi era was a "red line that cannot be crossed".

Police search Berlin properties linked to Christmas market attacker's mosque

The German Police on Tuesday searched more than 20 properties in Berlin with links to a mosque visited by the Tunisian asylum seeker who killed 12 people at a Christmas market.

Angela Merkel formally nominated for German election run

Angela Merkel formally nominated for German election run

Angela Merkel's conservatives have formally nominated the German chancellor as her party's top candidate for the September parliamentary election in the region where she has her political base.

Berlin Christmas market attacker was a ''ladies man''

Anis Amri, the Berlin Christmas market attacker, was a "ladies man" before he became radicalised inside an Italian prison, a woman at whose house he stayed has claimed.

Germany raids over plot to attack refugees, Jews: Prosecutors

Germany raids over plot to attack refugees, Jews: Prosecutors

German authorities on Wednesday carried out dawn raids against far-right suspects accused of plotting attacks on refugees, Jews and police, federal prosecutors said.

Suspected IS scout for Berlin attack sites goes on trial

An alleged Islamic State jihadist accused of scoping out potential targets for an attack in Berlin, including the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag building, went on trial in Germany on Wednesday.

54,000 evacuated on Christmas after Germany finds World War II bomb

54,000 evacuated on Christmas after Germany finds World War II bomb

An unwelcome Christmas surprise in southern Germany forced the evacuation of 54,000 people from their homes Sunday after the discovery of a bomb dating from World War II, local authorities said.

Attacks like Berlin rampage 'purely religious threat': Donald Trump

Attacks like Berlin rampage 'purely religious threat': Donald Trump

US President-elect Donald Trump today claimed that attacks like the one in Berlin is a "purely religious threat which turned into reality" as he referred to the suspected attacker's video in which he talked about slaughtering crusaders who had come to kill Muslims.