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World War II bomb defused in Frankfurt, hundreds evacuated

The German news agency DPA reported the bomb was defused, as planned, underwater on Sunday, which led to a loud detonation and a big water fountain on the river. Police told DPA "the bomb is no longer a danger."

One of Russia's richest women dies in plane crash in Germany

Natalia Fileva, S7 Group co-owner was aboard a single-engine, six-seat Epic LT aircraft that crashed and burned in a field as it approached the small airport at Egelsbach. German police said there appeared to be three people aboard the plane

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Germany defends plans for more interventionist industrial policy

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said Germany would continue to advocate "fair and open" markets while eyeing better framework conditions within the EU to support new technologies in areas such as artificial intelligence.

Trump, Germany's Merkel discuss trade, NATO funding, Brexit

The conversation covered issues including trade, the Brexit debate in Britain, and upcoming meetings. A senior administration official said the conversation also covered funding for the NATO alliance.

UK joins long list of countries in banning Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after Ethiopia crash

On Tuesday, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Argentina, South Africa, Brazil and Mexico joined China and Indonesia in grounding Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft as a precaution and to ensure their airworthiness.

Anti-Semitic acts hit France amid anti-government protests

According to French authorities, the total of registered anti-Semitic acts rose to 541 in 2018 from 311 in 2017, a rise of 74 percent.

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Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge: Google Doodle honours German chemist who identified caffeine

Despite having engraved his name in the scrolls of history, Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge spent the last days of his life in poverty after being sacked by the manager of a chemical company in 1852. Runge died 15 years later, on March 25, 1867, at the age of 73. 

Germany: Five people killed in house fire

A technical defect or negligence are suspected as possible causes. There was no immediate information on the identity of the victims of the fire in Lambrecht, a small town near Kaiserslautern. Authorities ordered an autopsy.

French, German farmers destroy crops after GMOs found in Bayer seeds

Checks by the French authorities during the autumn showed minute quantities of GMO seeds, estimated at less than 0.005 percent of the volume, in three batches of rapeseed seeds sold under the Dekalb brand, Catherine Lamboley, Bayer's chief operating officer for France, said.

Germany, France, Britain to launch mechanism for trade with Iran

France and Germany had taken joint responsibility for the SPV. A German banker would head up the vehicle, which would be based in France. France, Britain and Germany will be shareholders and they hope other states will join.

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End of an era: Germany closes its last coal mine

The Prosper-Haniel mine in the western city of Bottrop and another colliery in Ibbenbueren, 100 kilometers (62 miles) to the north, were the last remnants of an industry that once dominated the region, employing half a million people at its peak in the 1950s

From first shot to silence of peace: Here are some iconic images from World War I

As the world marks 100 years since the fighting stopped, here is a look at some key moments in World War I

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'I have huge respect for India'; German President gets ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, accompanied by his wife Elke Budenbender, arrived Thursday on his first visit to India as German president. On Friday, he was accorded a ceremonial reception by his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind as well as PM Modi.

'Make in India' not a slogan, it is a movement: PM Narendra Modi in Germany

PM Narendra Modi said that global collaboration & support were crucial to meet the objectives of development.

Hallo Germany! Modi lands in Hannover

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in Germany, the second leg of his three-nation tour.

A glimpse of the supermoon worldwide

The phenomenon, which scientists call a 'perigee moon', occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

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Football fever grips Bollywood: Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor watch Germany in action

Bollywood celebs were also spotted in different parts of the world enjoying the final World Cup match between Germany and Argentina.

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Pathankot attack a heinous act of terrorism, deserves wider condemnation: Dipankar Banerjee

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Security expert Dipankar Banerjee on Friday said the Pathankot attack was a heinous act of terrorism, which any civilised nation that follows human rights will condemn it. The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on the Pathankot Air Force base, in which seven security personnel were killed and 20 others injured.

UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.

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