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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the operation threatens to drive large parts of the population from their homes, noting that it would also risk 'destabilization of the region and lead to a resurgence of the ISIS'
Germany is one of the world's biggest arms exporters along with the United States, Russia, China, Britain and France
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, joined by Israeli ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff and local officials, lay flowers outside the synagogue before meeting with Jewish community leaders inside
The full video of the shooter's attack is still available on multiple sites promoting violent and sexual content
The gunman also films the attack and posts a video online in which he launches a diatribe against Jews
(UPDATED) One suspect was captured but with a manhunt ongoing for other perpetrators, security has been tightened in synagogues in other eastern German cities while Halle itself is in lockdown
Police say it is too soon to speculate about a motive for the incident, which began when a man seized a truck on Monday afternoon
The pact is meant to determine which countries would take in migrants arriving in Europe – usually Italy or Malta – via the Mediterranean
'I am firmly convinced that we still have every chance to do it in an orderly way and the German government will work toward making this possible until the very last day,' Angela Merkel says
'In the current situation everything must be done to avoid violence.... And the solutions can only be found in a political process – meaning through dialogue,' says German Chancellor Angela Merkel
Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong and the 'Hongkongers in Germany Concern Group' write German Chancellor Angela Merkel a letter asking her to cancel her trip to China
'I bow my head before the Polish victims of Germany's tyranny. And I ask forgiveness, says German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier
The E3 countries seek to 'underline their interest in the universal application' of the UNCLOS
'Every birth of an endangered species like pandas is a great gift,' says Berlin Zoo director Andreas Knieriem
French President Emmanuel Macron's bid at rallying world leaders on the issue has been immediately blasted by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who accused the G7 summit host of having a 'colonialist mentality'
Around 500 runners start running Saturday, August 17, for the 8th edition of the Berlin Wall Race meant to commemorate those who died trying to cross the wall during the Cold War
'Members of the German government have been clear that freedom of navigation should be protected... Our question is, protected by whom?' says the US Embassy in Berlin
The unnamed 39-year-old is accused 'of abetting a terrorist organization linked to the terror attacks, including on the Bataclan concert hall, on November 13, 2015 in Paris'
Children will only be admitted to kindergarten or school if they have had the vaccinations. These vaccinations will also be compulsory for staff in day-care centers, educational institutions, medical facilities and refugee shelters.
Workers in Germany walk out in the early hours on Monday morning, July 15, with Orhan Akman, a spokesman for labor union Verdi, saying, 'We expect a good turnout'
A newspaper survey finds 59% of Germans believe the shaking spells of Chancellor Angela Merkel concerns her 'private' life
With questions swirling about Merkel's health after she suffered 3 episodes of shaking in public in less than a month, the veteran leader opts to play safe
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is simply still in a phase of 'processing' a previous shaking spell, but that 'there has been progress'
(UPDATED) The accused, rejected asylum seeker Ali Bashar, is convicted of the killing and handed the maximum sentence of life in prison by the court in Wiesbaden, the city where the murder took place in May last year
The job cuts hit Deutsche's equity trading business, leaving other divisions of investment banking unscathed
The German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry also wants more German small and medium enterprises to foray into the Philippine market
Deutsche Bank expects its new round of layoffs to reduce annual costs by 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) over the same period
The United States expects an answer from Germany this month
Eva Kor dies at 85 during an annual trip that includes a visit to Auschwitz
Philippine officials impose the temporary ban on pork and pork products from Germany after a shipment from that country was found mixed with pork from Poland, which has an African swine fever epidemic
In a statement, police and prosecutors say they worked for more than a year to smash Chemical Revolution, which sold amphetamines, cocaine, heroin, cannabis, ecstasy, LSD, and other synthetic drugs
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's latest health scare comes just hours before she is due to board the plane for Japan, sparking new questions about her health
'This is why the state is called upon (to act) at all levels and the federal government takes this very, very seriously,' says German Chancellor Angela Merkel on neo-Nazis
The German Chancellor says she was just a bit dehydrated in the heat and dismissed concerns about her health
Norway edges out South Korea for a spot in the last 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
'My position is clear: homosexuality is not an illness, which is why it does not need to be treated,' says German Health Minister Jens Spahn, who is gay and married to a man
'With this transaction, we will be able to offer our customers the most comprehensive portfolio for linking the real with the digital world,' Infineon chief executive Reinhard Ploss says in a statement
(UPDATED) European leaders begin the work needed to determine the EU's political direction
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer later tries to downplay her comments, saying it is 'ridiculous to insinuate that I want to regulate expressions of opinion'
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin says 'we will never submit, will never lower our gaze and will never react to anti-Semitism with defeatism – and expect and demand our allies act in the same way'
A project by Berlin's Natural History Museum asks city dwellers to go out and record nightingales' song with their smartphone and upload it onto an app
Police probing the initial triple death say they found the last wills of two of the victims in a hotel room, and no signs of a struggle or involvement of other people
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer says she 'rules out the possibility that I will work deliberately to seek a change earlier'
The illicit 'Wall Street Market' site enabled trade in cocaine, heroin, cannabis and amphetamines as well as stolen data, fake documents and malicious software
A pilot factory with around 200 employees will be opened in the coming months in France, with a goal of opening two production sites, in France and Germany, that would generate 1,500 jobs at each
All 62 migrants on the Alan Kurdi ship will be disembarked and redistributed between Germany, France, Portugal, and Luxembourg
Her huddles with Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin and President Emmanuel Macron in Paris come on the eve of another tension-packed summit in Brussels
Bayer 'detected indications of (hacker group) Winnti infections at the beginning of 2018,' a spokesman says, but adds there is 'no evidence of data outflow'
(UPDATED) 'Of course there are differences and competition, but it's positive competition,' Xi Jinping tells a press conference in Paris with the leaders of France, Germany, and the European Commission
The German Federal Network Agency will start the auction in Mainz at 0900 GMT on March 19. The process will allocate 41 different frequency blocks.