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German officials used a meeting of defense ministers in Brussels on February 14 to tell allies Berlin would make its cyber capabilities available, including offensive elements, sources say
Germany's FCO rules that Facebook must change their system of shutting people out of the network who don't consent to their data collection activities
Germany's Federal Cartel Office has accused Facebook of collecting data from users on third-party websites where the Facebook 'Like' button is embedded
More than 30 paintings attributed to the Nazi dictator will be up for grabs at the Weidler auction house
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says 'we want to do everything to avoid a no-deal [Brexit] because that would increase the uncertainty'
Western capitals say a new Russian medium-range missile system breaches the terms of the 1987 treaty and puts European cities at risk
While the initiative is 'important,' Russia says Germany should compensate all living survivors of the 1941-44 siege of Leningrad
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also denounces Russia and China, which have stood by Maduro. Meanwhile, Russia denounces the United States for interference.
The commission's findings will now be passed on to the government, which is expected – barring a surprise – to follow the recommendations of the panel it set up
However, countries like Austria, Greece and Portugal are much more reluctant
As the first woman to coach a men's team in one of Germany's top leagues, Imke Wuebbenhorst tackles sexism by responding sarcastically
'The accused said he published the data because he had been annoyed by certain statements made by those affected,' a spokesman for the Frankfurt prosecution service's internet crime office ZIT, tells a press conference
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The information, which comprised home addresses, mobile phone numbers, letters, invoices and copies of identity documents from German politicians, is first released via Twitter in December but its spread gathered pace this week
Switzerland rules the Hopman Cup for the second straight year as Roger Federer becomes the most successful player in tournament history
The central and regional offices of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration will be accepting applications until February 28
Here's how the world celebrates the new year
Concerned readers report that disgraced reporter Claas Relotius allegedly called for donations purportedly for orphaned Syrian children living on the streets of Turkey
'2019 will be a pivotal year with major challenges,' says Jonathan Faull, a former senior administrator at the European Commission
The German parliament approves a law permitting children born intersex to be registered as 'miscellaneous'
German farmers launch a challenge against the German government for having 'given up' trying to achieve cuts in greenhouse gas emissions set out under its own climate target
The career politician dubbed "mini Merkel" by the media is now in pole position to lead Germany's biggest party into the next general election, set for 2021
This is to commemorate the singer's link to the town of Friedberg, which calls itself 'the army home of Elvis'
Pointing to the rise of populism worldwide and what she called a breakdown of shared Western values, Merkel says the order she had championed is at risk
Widely seen as Angela Merkel's anointed crown princess is Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the Christian Democrats' centrist general secretary and former premier of tiny Saarland state
The country showcases its electronics industry to potential investors and buyers, and eyes going beyond semiconductor manufacturing
It's another podium finish for the 18-year-old, this time in the 43rd Turnier Der Meister FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup
The two leaders are both committed pro-Europeans who have resisted rising populist, eurosceptic, anti-immigration forces in Europe, and US President Trump's isolationist 'America First' stance
Written by Filipino-Belgian director Rogelio Saldo Chua, the musical was born from his personal love for the world-famous explorer's tales
'Today, I rise in this House to issue a long overdue apology to the Jewish refugees Canada turned away,' says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Niels Hoegel is accused of intentionally administering medical overdoses to victims so he could bring them back to life at the last moment
Prosecutors say German nurse Niels Hoegel is responsible for the murders of around 100 more people – an unprecedented number in the post-war period
Polish President Andrzej Duda says 'the damage caused during the war was never compensated for'
Europe is trying to devise a strategy to tax profits from the likes of Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple and digital platforms such as YouTube and Airbnb
British descendants of refugees who fled Nazi Germany are rushing to gain German nationality before Brexit
France comes from behind to beat Germany in a UEFA Nations League result that casts further doubt on Joachim Loew's future
Still reeling from a woeful World Cup showing, Germany absorbs a shutout shocker that puts coach Joachim Loew under increasing pressure to resign
The march is partly in response to the rise of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party
Chief prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov says 'at this stage, we do not believe that the murder is linked' to Viktoria Marinova's work
A higher administrative court suspends energy company RWE's planned razing of Hambach forest for a growing open-case mine
While the leaders of Turkey and Germany signal their interest in a cautious rapprochement, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stresses that 'deep differences' remained on civil rights and other issues in Turkey
Saudi Arabia in November recalled its ambassador from Berlin following the eyebrow-raising resignation of Saad Hariri as Lebanon's prime minister while visiting Riyadh
Karl Max Einhaeupl, Charite hospital's chairman, adds that Pyotr Verzilov's 'health condition was improving from day to day and he is no longer in life-threatening danger'
According to the study, 1,670 clergymen in Germany committed some form of sexual attack against 3,677 minors between 1946 and 2014, Spiegel Online reports. Most of the victims were boys.
France’s third-choice goalkeeper proves his worth in the UEFA Nations League opener against Germany
Angela Merkel's hardline interior minister Horst Seehofer defends protests marred by neo-Nazi violence and blasted immigration as 'the mother of all political problems'
(UPDATED) All of the injured are employees at the refinery. Four were hospitalized, with one in a serious condition.
The flashpoint city of Chemnitz sees a violent outbreak of long-simmering anger against what protesters label 'criminal immigrants' since a knife killing on Sunday
Some historians consider as genocide the massacre from 1904 to 1908 of modern-day Namibia's indigenous Herero and Nama groups by German imperial troops
The 5 aerial bomb was discovered during construction work earlier in the week