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Merkel said Friday that it's well known that Germany sells more to the U.S. than it buys from America, but there is also a lot of German direct investment in the U.S. " "and in my opinion, one has to see these things together." Merkel also noted that ...
The German government is condemning the attack against a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt in which 24 people were killed and 25 wounded.
BERLIN (AP) - The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccinations.
Donald Trump sold himself as a presidential candidate who understood business, but since his victory he has demonstrated a frighteningly narrow grasp of modern, globalized industries.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German lawmakers canceled a visit to Turkey where they had planned to talk to opposition lawmakers, governors and rights groups about last month's referendum, saying Ankara had refused to give them a security detail.
The strong manufacturing numbers in Germany have also boosted eurozone numbers, as the manufacturing sector continues to expand.
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2016 file photo a Daimler logo is fixed at the front of a concept car on the occasion of the company's annual press conference in Stuttgart, Germany. Daimler AG said Tuesday, May 23, 2017, that prosecutors will be searching ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives widened the lead over their Social Democrat rivals, according to a poll published on Tuesday, which showed her party and the pro-business Free Democrats winning enough seats to ...
"Above all, German industry knows that when it comes to dealing with international politics, you sometimes have to go with what the government decides.
Lidl (pronounced LEE-dil) plans to open as many as 600 stores in the US, according to a copy of a company presentation obtained by Business Insider. Lidl currently has 10,000 stores in 27 European countries. In the presentation, Lidl describes itself ...
A senior German lawmaker has expressed concern about reports that President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about the Islamic state terrorist group to Russian officials.
DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives defeated the ruling Social Democrats (SPD) in a key state election on Sunday, exit polls showed, boosting their hopes of retaining power in September's national vote.
BERLIN: German government officials have proposed giving Britain access to the European Union's single market in return for a fee, Focus magazine said on Saturday citing a finance Ministry report.
KIEL, Germany (Reuters) - Germans in the far northern state of Schleswig-Holstein vote on Sunday in the first of two regional polls that the Social Democrats must win if they are to pose a serious challenge to Chancellor Angela Merkel in September's ...
BERLIN - Feeling nervous before your flight? Travelers at one German airport can now receive spiritual solace by entering a booth and listening to a prayer of their choice before boarding the plane.
Statistics from the German Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) differed from the Russian statistics but showed an equally positive trend.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany said on Friday it would not allow Turks to vote on its territory in any Turkish referendum on reintroduction of the death penalty - a measure proposed by President Tayyip Erdogan after July's failed army coup attempt.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen apologized for the tone of her criticism of the military over its handling of a racism case, ...
In Germany, almost three-thirds of the vehicles have already received a software update, and across Europe that figure remains at over a half, the Wolfsburg-based firm said.
That's exactly what happened in Germany. It's not not clear who the attackers were, ... But this wasn't enough to steal money from their accounts, because the Germans had a form of two-factor authentication activated. This meant the bank texted them ...
Trade between Russia and Germany saw a multi-billion Euro surge in January and February, German newspaper Die Zeit reports. With the Russian economy ...
FILE - In this March 14, 2011 file photo a man stands in front of the installation 'prayomat' (Gebetomat) of artist Oliver Sturm in Berlin.
Warsaw, Poland (AP) - The U.S. military in Europe says a tactical headquarters and 100 troops have relocated to Poland from Germany to enhance the command of U.S. rotational forces recently deployed to the region. Some 6,000 U.S. have deployed this ...
BERLIN (AP) - The German military's chief of staff is promising a full investigation into how internal checks failed in the case of an army officer arrested last week on suspicion that he was part of a small group planning a far-right attack.
BERLIN (Reuters) - A German state minister expressed alarm on Thursday at reports Switzerland had a spy in the regional finance ministry to find out how it obtained details of secret Swiss bank accounts, saying it threatened to compound a scandal that ...
Next week, government officials and representatives from various business and environmental groups will gather in Bonn, Germany, to continue negotiating the United Nations Framework Convention on climate change, an international treaty for fighting ...
A combination of low interest rates and banks hunting for yields could fuel a dangerous real estate bubble, a senior member of the German central bank has ...
Since 2010 North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany's most populous state, has paid whistleblowers millions of euros for data CDs revealing secret Swiss bank accounts.
BERLIN, May 4 (Reuters) - Amazon launched deliveries of fresh groceries in Berlin and neighbouring Potsdam on Thursday for members of its Prime subscription service, a move that could accelerate online sales of food that have been sluggish in Germany ...
The protests by steel workers in Duisburg come at a critical time, as Germany is set to hold parliamentary elections this September.
Merkel told a G-20-related business gathering in Berlin on Wednesday that people may expect short-term advantages from protectionism - but "in the middle and long term their own ability to innovate is weakened, because new ideas and developments ...
However, the gradual improvement in the business climate index is indicating that investors' confidence in the economy is improving.
An extensive leak of a meeting between Juncker and Theresa may appeared in the German press over the weekend, depicting Juncker as dismayed at May's position on Brexit negotiations.
One country's moral evangelism is the rest of the world's intolerable smugness.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's interior minister has caused a furor five months before an election for saying migrants must accept a "dominant (German) culture" that includes shaking hands, rejecting Islamic full-face veils and grasping the importance of ...
As some exhibitors waited for oil and gas professionals to stop by their booths at the Offshore technology Conference this week, one German company, ELA Container, found that it had all the business it wanted. ELA Container, which designs and builds ...
Roller-coaster manufacturer Mack Rides says rising protectionism and import tariffs surely would be bad for business as the family-run firm has an export rate of 95 percent.
Amazon.com reported its 2017 first quarter fiscal results on Thursday, led by a 23 percent increase in year-over-year sales to $35.7 billion.
BERLIN (AP) - A senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says "enlightened patriotism" should be part of Germany's national culture. Thomas de Maiziere, Germany's interior minister, says Nazi-era nationalism and the hesitancy that followed ...
Merkel is also being accompanied by a delegation of German business leaders who are looking to strengthen ties in the gulf region.
The resident business groups preponderantly activate in the wholesale and retail trade, vehicles and motorcycles' repairing - 20 percent, other services - 17 percent, professional, scientific and technical activities - 12 percent, the processing ...
Her delegation includes prominent German business leaders looking to strengthen ties with the country's two largest trading partners in the Middle East.
A 2015 Toyota Camry (L) is seen at the press day for the Washington Auto Show in Washington January 22, 2015. (Reuters). The United States will begin an investigation into whether thermoplastic components used in some Japanese and German vehicle ...
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's Welt newspaper reports that a Swiss man arrested for espionage Friday in Frankfurt may have been spying on German tax officials. German prosecutors said the 54-year-old man, identified only as Daniel M. because of German ...


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