Why the mafia loves Germany
13 May 2023 | 5:08 am
The massive international raids on the Italian 'Ndrangheta organization have again put the spotlight on money laundering in Germany. Has organized crime found a haven in this country?
11-year-old Syrian refugee Hussain Besou is making history as he becomes Germany's youngest ever national chess player. He will play for the German national team at the Mitropa Cup in Croatia later this month.
With German and other European troops leaving the Sahel region of Africa, German officials are looking for new ways to keep extremist groups there at bay.
During a visit to Seoul, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock told South Korea "You can count on us," amid persisting tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
The Patriot system is used to combat enemy aircraft, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles. Meanwhile, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
A strike by train, bus and air travel employees brought Germany to a standstill Monday as workers demanded higher pay, rejecting employers' recent attempts at compromise. Millions of passengers and thousands of businesses were affected.
Eleven Israeli athletes and one policeman died in the 1972 Munich Olympics attack. Germany reached a compensation deal with the bereaved families last year.
Germany's cabinet has approved draft legislation to force the transition to renewable energy. It's triggering panic among homeowners.
Last Generation climate protesters have caused widespread traffic disruption in the German capital. "We will no longer accept that the government has no plan to stop the destruction of our livelihoods," the group said.
Germany on Friday called for an immediate cease-fire in Sudan to allow civilians to get to safety. Speaking at a news conference in Berlin, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock urged Sudan's two rival generals to stop fighting during the Muslim holiday of Eid al Fitr.
Some 1.5 million Turkish citizens in Germany are eligible to vote in their country's presidential and parliamentary elections, with 16 ballot stations approved by the German government.
An employee at Hamburg's weapons authorities faces charges of negligent homicide tied to the fatal shooting at a Jehovah's Witnesses hall. He's accused of failing to pass on details about the shooter's mental state.
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