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Treaty to combat violence against women
The world's most far-reaching treaty on combatting violence against women, from marital rape to female genital mutilation, comes into force on Friday in a dozen European...
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:00:27 +0200)

EU readies to punish Russia as fighting blocks MH17 recovery
The EU was set to approve punishing sanctions against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis, as fighting in the strife-torn east prevents access to gather the personal remains from MH17.
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:00:11 +0200)

BlackBerry buys German anti-eavesdropping firm
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry announced Tuesday the purchase of German voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart, whose customers include NATO and...
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:00:14 +0200)

German bonds plunge amid Ukraine crisis fears
German borrowing costs fell to a record low on Tuesday as investors flocked to the perceived safe haven of bonds amid concerns over rising tensions between the EU and...
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:00:18 +0200)

German police detain 'Palestinian' teen over synagogue attack
German police detained an 18-year-old man over an attempted arson attack against a synagogue Tuesday which drew a shocked reaction from the country's Jewish community.The...
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:00:17 +0200)

Ecclestone offers 25 million euros to end German trial
Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone offered on Tuesday to pay 25 million euros ($36 million) in damages to settle the corruption trial against him in Germany, according to a local...
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:00:26 +0200)

Deutsche Bank hit by Q2 profit fall, Moody's downgrade
Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest lender, said Tuesday its net profit in the second quarter fell by 29 percent, due mainly to a heavier tax bill.Ratings agency Moody's...
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:00:26 +0200)

Deutsche Bank sees second-quarter profits fall 29 percent
Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest lender, said on Tuesday its net profits in the second quarter of the year had fallen by 29 percent, due mainly to a heavier tax bill.The...
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:14 +0200)

West says Russia still arming Ukraine separatists, urges sanctions
Swift new sanctions against Russia are needed to stop it from arming separatists in Ukraine and destabilising the country, the United States, Germany, France, Britain and Italy...
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:16 +0200)

US, major EU states call for Libya ceasefire, UN role
Top US and European leaders on Monday called for a ceasefire in Libya and for the United Nations to take on a major role in helping to stop the spiralling violence and...
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:16 +0200)