Germany: Greens’ foreign and economy ministers targeted by hackers
22 June 2022 | 7:28 am
Hackers breached the system used Germany's ruling Green Party and gained access to accounts previously used by Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and Economy Minister Robert Habeck, party officials said.
Prosecutors are seeking five years for the oldest person to ever be charged with war crimes. The 101-year-old has professed innocence and disputes he was involved in mass murder at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
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Germany's Interior Ministry has said Russians who are "persecuted and threatened" will be offered protection as the war in Ukraine is accompanied by a domestic crackdown by the Kremlin on political opposition.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has defended Germany's record on delivering arms to Ukraine, and promised more — including modern anti-aircraft equipment.
Authorities say a suspect had complete copies of police investigation and judicial case files. Investigators also found glass shards in a getaway car, directly linking suspects to the theft of €113.8 million in jewels.
Objects from Berlin's Ethnological Museum collection will be presented to the Namibian public. But while their origins are being studied, why is this return only a loan?
Investigators carried out searches at Deutsche Bank and its subsidiary DWS as part of an investigation into investment fraud.
Germany marked the anniversary of a racist attack in the city of Hanau. Nine people with immigrant roots were gunned down by a far-right extremist, who subsequently shot himself. The victims' families say they still have more questions than answers.
Germany is keen to ditch Russian oil and gas for good and find new sources of energy, while Africa has abundant fuel reserves. The German-Africa Energy Forum has helped delegates develop mutually beneficial partnerships.
Germany's military suddenly has €100 billion to spend on new equipment. Thousands of people in one of Germany's largest government agencies are tasked with procurement. But that may turn out to be a major problem.
One in five people jailed in the European Union hasn't been convicted of a crime — including 12,000 in Germany alone. Studies suggest that pretrial detention is unnecessary in most cases.
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