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Germany to boost troops as US urges more defence spending

21 February 2017 | 0 comments

Germany will increase its military to nearly 200,000 troops over the next seven years, the defence ministry said Tuesday, a day after US Vice President Mike Pence urged European allies to boost their...

EU profits as Trump turns away from trade: Commissioner

21 February 2017 | 0 comments

The United States' new hostility to free trade deals under President Donald Trump is benefiting the European Union, the bloc's top trade official said Tuesday.After Trump's withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific...

Hitler's phone sells for more than $240,000

19 February 2017 | 0 comments

Adolf Hitler's personal telephone, which the Fuehrer used to dictate many of his deadly World War II commands, sold at auction on for USD 243,000.

List of winners at 67th Berlin film festival

18 February 2017 | 0 comments

Save this list of winners at 67th Berlin film festival for ideas of the best films to see in 2017.

Hungarian slaughterhouse love story wins Berlin fest's Golden Bear

18 February 2017 | 0 comments

Hungary's "On Body and Soul", a tender love story set in a slaughterhouse, won the Golden Bear top prize Saturday at the Berlin film festival, Europe's first major cinema showcase of the year.The drama...

New US immigrant ban to be better prepared: Kelly

18 February 2017 | 0 comments

US Homeland Security chief John Kelly on Saturday said a new presidential immigrant ban will be better prepared and implemented to ensure there is no repeat of the chaos caused by the first.President...

Hungarian slaughterhouse love story wins Berlin fest Golden Bear

18 February 2017 | 0 comments

Hungary's "On Body and Soul", a tender love story set in a slaughterhouse, won the Golden Bear top prize Saturday at the Berlin film festival, Europe's first major cinema showcase of the year.The drama...

Germany bans internet-connected 'spying' doll Cayla

17 February 2017 | 0 comments

German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called "My Friend Cayla" that can chat with children, warning Friday that it was a de facto "spying device".Parents were urged to disable the interactive...

Germany warns US off hurting Europe, favouring Russia

17 February 2017 | 0 comments

Germany on Friday fired a salvo of warnings against Washington, cautioning it against hurting European cohesion, abandoning core Western values and seeking a rapprochement with Russia behind the backs...

British expats join forces to fight for Brexit rights

16 February 2017 | 0 comments

A coalition of groups representing Britons living in EU nations have joined forces to defend their rights as Britain readies to pull out of the bloc and thousands of expats worry about their future.

Study links working remotely to more stress, insomnia

15 February 2017 | 0 comments

Working outside an office may spare you from commutes and interruptions by colleagues but it also makes you more vulnerable to unpaid overtime, stress and insomnia, the UN said Wednesday. A new report...

German couple found dead in Australia's outback

14 February 2017 | 0 comments

An elderly German couple have been found dead in Australia's outback after becoming disorientated and wandering from the official path, police said Tuesday, following a record-breaking heatwave in the...

German investors brace for unpredictable 2017

14 February 2017 | 0 comments

German investor confidence suffered a sharper than expected tumble in February, data showed Tuesday, as growing concerns over political uncertainty cast a shadow over Europe's top economy.The closely-watched...

Image of 'hatred of our times' wins World Press Photo

13 February 2017 | 0 comments

Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey Monday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.Judges...

Trump under fire at Berlin film fest: Who said what

13 February 2017 | 0 comments

He hasn't been anywhere near the red carpet but Donald Trump has taken centre stage at this year's Berlin film festival, with actors, filmmakers and artists from around the globe rushing to condemn the...



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