Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north, and the Alps to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday to discuss a range of issues including trade and NATO funding, the White House and a senior administration.. Reuters - Published
Germany's credibility with its NATO partners is at stake unless lawmakers commit to increase military spending, German conservative leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Friday, as divisions widen.. Reuters - Published
Following its latest fundraising round, Franco-German Doctolib is officially a 'unicorn' - a startup valued at over $1bln. It's betting video consultations for doctors is going to be the next big thing..
Dozens of worshippers gathered outside Cologne's Central Mosque for a moment of silence before prayers on Friday to commemorate victims of the mosque attack in Christchurch last Friday. Rough cut (no..
Businesses across the euro zone performed much worse than expected in March as factory activity contracted at the fastest pace in nearly six years, while Japan's PMI was unchanged but output fell the..
BMW on Wednesday said it expected group pretax profit to fall by more than 10 percent in 2019 and announced a sweeping 12 billion euro ($13.6 bln) cost savings and efficiency plan to help offset higher..
British employers ramped up hiring to its fastest pace since 2015 in the three months to January, defying broader weakness in the UK economy. But, as Francis Maguire reports, Germany's growth outlook..
Germans must be ready to spend to bolster economies elsewhere in Europe, the German lead candidate for the EU center-right said on Friday as campaigning gets underway for European Parliament elections.. Reuters - Published
The Golan Heights is Syrian territory occupied by Israel, a German government spokeswoman said on Friday when asked about U.S. President Donald Trump's call to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the.. Reuters - Published
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday the European Union should cut funding and impose sanctions on members which pass laws that contravene core EU principles such having an independent.. Reuters - Published
Emmanuel Macron will host Chinese President Xi Jinping as well as the leaders of Germany and the European Union's executive arm at a March 26 meeting to discuss multilateral relations between Europe.. Reuters - Published
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams and other activists warned on Thursday that fully autonomous weapons could be deployed in just 3-4 years and urged Germany to lead an international campaign for.. Reuters - Published
The European Union must do everything possible to ensure that Britain leaves the bloc in an orderly fashion, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European Council summit that is set to be.. Reuters - Published
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed readiness on Thursday to back a short extension to Britain's planned exit from the European Union, suggesting that the June 30 date requested by Prime Minister.. Reuters - Published
Delaying Britain's departure from the European Union is justifiable if there is a real chance of securing an orderly Brexit, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told Germany's Funke media group. Reuters - Published
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday that he expected European leaders meeting at a summit in Brussels on Thursday to make a decision on how to proceed with British Prime Minister.. Reuters - Published
The German government welcomes British Prime Minister Theresa May's clear request for a three-month extension of the Brexit deadline beyond March 29, a spokesman said in Berlin on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
Germany's conservatives proposed that the EU's center-right grouping should suspend, not expel, Hungary's ruling Fidesz party on Wednesday, in a compromise aimed at defusing a bitter row over.. Reuters - Published
Theresa May's request for a Brexit extension lacks meaning without the support of parliament and the European Union should not decide on it before this becomes clear, a senior member of German.. Reuters - Published
German conservative leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Wednesday that suspending Hungary's Fidesz party from the EU's center-right political group would be a good option until trust was rebuilt.. Reuters - Published
Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) want to extend a freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia imposed after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, party sources said, setting the stage for a row.. Reuters - Published
EU member states should be empowered to scrutinize each other's democratic track record, Germany and Belgium said on Tuesday, in an attempt to beef up the bloc's defenses against nationalist, populist.. Reuters - Published
The German government must ensure any support provided by a U.S. military base in Germany for U.S. drone strikes in Yemen complies with international law, a German court ruled on Tuesday, handing a.. Reuters - Published
Germany's Europe Minister urged London to come up "at last" with concrete proposals on how it wants to proceed with leaving the European Union after a ruling by the speaker of Britain's Parliament.. Reuters - Published
The European Union is increasingly exhausted by Brexit negotiations and needs a "clear and precise" request from the UK on reasons behind any Brexit delay, Germany's EU minister Michael Roth said on.. Reuters - Published
Facebook plans to ramp up efforts to fight misinformation ahead of the European Parliament election in May and will partner with German news agency DPA to boost its fact-checking, a senior executive.. Reuters - Published
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Monday welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron's efforts to stimulate debate about the future of the European project with an open letter published earlier this.. Reuters - Published
German foreign minister Heiko Maas said on Monday it was worthwhile giving more time to reach an agreement with Britain over its exit from the European Union, although a long Brexit extension would be.. Reuters - Published
Delaying Britain's exit from the European Union could present an opportunity to rework the bloc's approach to negotiating with London, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday. Reuters - Published
The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) said on Friday that the European Union should agree to a delay of Britain's departure from the bloc if it would prevent the.. Reuters - Published
Germany's engineering companies have examined their ties with Britain in recent months and prepared as well as possible for a disorderly British exit from the European Union, their industry association.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Volkswagen (VW) and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal, alleging a "massive.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Volkswagen AG and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal, accusing the company of.. Reuters - Published
A vote by Britain's parliament to seek to delay when it leaves the European Union only adds uncertainty about timing to an already difficult situation, Germany's DIHK industry group said in comments.. Reuters - Published
More European allies in NATO increased defense spending in 2018, with sharp rises in the Baltics, Poland and the Netherlands, but only six governments met a target sought by the United States - while.. Reuters - Published
Germany's Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said the European Union should "constructively" discuss the question of a potential delay of Britain's departure from the bloc and that he would.. Reuters - Published