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One seriously hurt as thousands mass in Dresden

Tens of thousands of people massed today in the eastern German city of Dresden in counter rallies over the anti-migrant movement PEGIDA, with one demonstrator left seriously injured in a brief clash between the two sides.

Oct 20, 2015, 04:16 AM IST

Austria death truck suspects tell court they are innocent

 Four suspected human traffickers said they were innocent Saturday as they appeared in a Hungarian court over the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria, marking a sickening new low in Europe`s migrant crisis.

Aug 30, 2015, 09:08 AM IST

Thousands welcome refugees to Germany at Dresden rally

Thousands of people took to the streets of the German city of Dresden on Saturday to send a message of welcome to refugees, after a string of violent anti-migrant protests in the region.

Aug 30, 2015, 06:05 AM IST

WWII: How did Japan and Germany become global powerhouses?

 Germany and Japan rose from the ashes of World War II to become global economic powerhouses in a few decades. But how did they achieve this remarkable feat so quickly, and what is the legacy of these parallel economic "miracles" today? Both nations lay in ruins.

Aug 13, 2015, 09:45 AM IST

Greek crisis overshadows G7 growth talks

The head of the International Monetary Fund warned that Greece could fall out of the euro zone as it struggled to sort out its debt stand-off, which is adding to concern about the patchiness of global economic recovery.

May 29, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden

Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven wealthiest nations gathered in Dresden on Thursday to discuss the global economy and tax evasion, but the Greek crisis was also high on everyone`s minds.

May 28, 2015, 13:49 PM IST

G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden

Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven wealthiest nations gathered in Dresden Thursday to discuss the global economy and tax evasion, but the Greek crisis was also high on everyone`s minds.

May 28, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

G7 finance ministers, central bankers to discuss health of global economy

Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven wealthiest nations meet in Dresden will start on Wednesday to discuss the health of the global economy and financial regulation, with Greece also certainly on the agenda.

May 27, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

Eight years and six months for German cop in cannibalism website killing: Court

A court sentenced a German former police officer to eight years and six months in jail Wednesday for killing a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists.

Apr 01, 2015, 15:47 PM IST

State asks 10 years for German cannibalism website `murder`

German prosecutors on Wednesday sought 10 and a half years` jail for a former police officer accused of killing a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists.

Mar 04, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

Bayern target top gear, Dresden braced for potent clash

 Holders Bayern Munich aim to hit top gear in their bid to reach the German Cup quarter-finals, while the authorities brace themselves for Borussia Dortmund`s trip to Dresden on Tuesday.

Mar 02, 2015, 07:02 AM IST

Germany no longer denies wartime crimes: President

German President Joachim Gauck has said that the country has reconciled with its former enemies as it no longer denies its wartime crimes.

Feb 14, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

Germany to mark 70 years since Dresden`s WWII bombing

Seventy years ago Allied bombing laid waste to the historic German city of Dresden, whose post-war image as a symbol of peace has been dented recently by anti-Islamic protests.

Feb 13, 2015, 10:49 AM IST

EU holds talks on terror threat after Paris attacks

Europe was on high alert on Monday as the suspected mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remained at large and jittery authorities blocked anti-Islamist rallies in Germany and France.

Jan 19, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

German anti-Islam PEGIDA cancels rally over 'IS death threat'

Germany`s anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement said it has cancelled a planned march on Monday, citing a death threat against organisers from the Islamic State jihadist group.

Jan 18, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

Merkel says Islam "belongs to Germany" ahead of Dresden rally

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday Islam "belongs to Germany", in a clear repudiation of anti-immigration protesters gathering in Dresden and other cities.

Jan 13, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

German anti-migrant march draws highest turnout, opponents rally

 A record 18,000 people turned out on Monday for an anti-immigrant rally by a right-wing populist movement, ignoring a call by Chancellor Angela Merkel to snub such street protests.

Jan 06, 2015, 02:41 AM IST

Record 17,000 rally against `Islamisation` in Germany

A record 17,000 anti-Islamic protesters rallied for their tenth demonstration in as many weeks Monday in eastern Germany, celebrating the rise of their far-right movement by singing Christmas carol

Dec 23, 2014, 00:44 AM IST

Merkel condemns racism as Dresden anti-Islam marches grow

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday condemned anti-Muslim demonstrations centred on the eastern city of Dresden, saying there was "no place in Germany" for hatred of Muslims or any other minority.

Dec 13, 2014, 00:26 AM IST

Germany`s new far-right populists rail against Islam

 They march in their thousands every Monday evening, wave German national flags and angrily protest against "criminal asylum seekers" and the "Islamisation" of their home country.

Dec 12, 2014, 11:41 AM IST