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Russia 'outraged' as deadly east Ukraine shootout shatters Easter truce
A deadly gunfight in a town in restive east Ukraine on Sunday shattered a fragile Easter truce, with Russia declaring it was "outraged" at the return to violence in the crisis-hit...
(Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:00:15 +0200)

Europe's gas supplies not at risk: EU commissioner
EU energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Sunday that he sees no danger of Europe's access to Russian gas falling victim to possible economic sanctions in the standoff over...
(Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:00:14 +0200)

Croatia extradites ex-top spy to Germany
Croatia extradited a former Yugoslav spy chief to Germany on Thursday to face charges for the 1983 murder of a dissident on German soil.Zdravko Mustac, accompanied by German...
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:00:16 +0200)

German court jails Somali pirate for 12 years
A German court Thursday sentenced a Somali pirate chief to 12 years in jail for hijacking a ship off the Horn of Africa and tormenting its crew during an eight-month...
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:16 +0200)

Rape convictions fall sharply in Germany: study
Rape victims in Germany are finding it increasingly difficult to see their assailants convicted, a national study released Thursday showed.Twenty years ago, the percentage of...
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:00:16 +0200)

Amazon hit by new strikes in Germany
Two of Amazon's key sites in Germany were the target of fresh walkouts by staff on Thursday in an long-running wage dispute. The services sector union Verdi has called for...
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:00:15 +0200)

SAP confirms 2014 forecasts after solid Q1
German software giant SAP said Thursday it is sticking to its full-year forecasts for 2014 after profits rose slightly in the first quarter.SAP said that net profit rose by...
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:00:16 +0200)

More bloodshed ahead if Ukraine talks fail: Germany
Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Wednesday that scheduled four-way talks on the Ukraine crisis must not fail, warning of "the threat of more dead and...
(Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:00:25 +0200)

Germany rejects call to remove Russian tanks from WWII memorial
The German government rejected Wednesday a call by two newspapers to remove Russian tanks from a World War II memorial in central Berlin in protest against spiralling tensions in...
(Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:00:25 +0200)

RWE looks to profits recovery amid energy market upheaval
RWE, Germany's second-biggest power supplier, expects earnings to stabilise from next year after a difficult time in 2014, its chief executive Peter Terium said on...
(Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:00:20 +0200)