Several people shot dead at Hamburg Jehovah’s Witness hall
10 March 2023 | 12:39 pm
A shooting occurred at a Jehovah's Witnesses hall in Hamburg, Germany's second-largest city. Eight people, including the shooter, died of gunshot wounds and a number of others were injured, according to police.
In this article
22 Mar 2017
Police say at least four people have died and 18 others were injured following multiple bomb attacks in Maiduguri on Wednesday.
7 Jul 2017
Anti-G20 protests erupt on the streets of Hamburg.
8 Jul 2017
Heavily armed police commandos move in after a day of activists clashing with police in Hamburg, Germany outside the G20 meeting.
9 Jul 2017
Hundreds of protesters scuffle with German police on the fringes of a largely peaceful march against a G20 summit of global leaders in Hamburg, after two days of violent clashes which marred the meeting.
28 Jan 2018
Leipzig's woes continue with 1-1 draw.
11 Mar 2018
Bayern Munich closed in on a sixth successive title and sent Hamburg SV closer to a first-ever relegation from the Bundesliga with a 6-0 rout of the beleaguered Dinos on Saturday (March 10).
10 May 2018
Anything but a win against Borussia Mönchengladbach and HSV’s famous clock, which counts the club’s time in the Bundesliga, will stop. Even then, Christian Titz’s men will need a miracle.
6 May 2019
It is still unclear why the young zookeeper entered the lion enclosure during feeding time. The 24-year-old was flown to the hospital in a helicopter.
15 Jun 2019
A 136-year-old wooden schooner had only just emerged from a €1.5-million renovation when it was sunk by a container ship near Hamburg. The accident would likely have been fatal if rescuers hadn't been in the area.
21 Dec 2019
A father of a two-year-old boy and several passers-by in Hamburg managed to save the child's life by following instructions given by a firefighter on the phone. The child's windpipe was blocked by bits of a pretzel.
15 Jun 2020
A detonator with an explosive device from the Second World War has been found during an apartment clearance in the northern German port city. The controlled explosion prompted the evacuation of the nearby area.
16 Aug 2020
Authorities in Hamburg have found over €300 million worth of cocaine in a cargo ship container. Officials warn the global drug trade continues to thrive despite temporary border closures during the coronavirus pandemic.
59 mins ago
IAEA chief Rafael Grossi has met with Zelenskyy close to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Meanwhile, The Kremlin brushed off Western criticism over a plan to base nuclear weapons in Belarus. DW has the latest.
59 mins ago
Remote islands in Japan's Okinawa prefecture have begun evacuation drills amid worries that China could attack Taiwan. But experts say the task may be much harder than it appears.
1 hour ago
Three decades after China enshrined the goal of a "socialist market economy" in its constitution, the era of "reform and opening up" appears to have ended, say experts.
1 hour ago
The UN has dubbed 2023 the year of millet, much to the delight of India, where the grain is indigenous. One of the oldest cereals known to human civilization, varieties of millet are now taking center stage in the fight against climate change and global hunger, and as the Ukraine war has led to shortages of wheat.
1 hour ago
China has ramped up bailouts to countries struggling to repay their debts from infrastructure projects under the Belt and Road Initiative, researchers found.
3 hours ago
Chelsea posted an overall net loss of almost $149 million for 2021-22 due to "extraordinary expenses and loss of revenue" after sanctions were imposed on previous owner Roman Abramovich, the English Premier League soccer club said on Monday.