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US defense bill challenges Trump's Germany troop withdrawal

December 04, 2020 5:12 pm

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) — says a troop pullout can only occur 120 days after the defense secretary submits an analysis to Congress on the impact of the withdrawal.

Police launch probe after German town finds famous giant phallic statue missing

December 02, 2020 11:33 am

The wooden sculpture had turned up on the mountaintop several years ago and had drawn people to the Bavarian village of Rettenberg for years now. It has been documented on Instagram by many tourists.

Explained: What is Germany's new boardroom quota for women?

November 25, 2020 5:37 pm

The move has been called "historic" by Germany’s Federal Minister of Women Franziska Giffey, and is being seen as the next step in narrowing the gap of sexual inequality in the country.

Explained: Why right wing groups in Germany have compared a Covid-19 law to Nazi-era 'Enabling Act'

November 23, 2020 9:29 am

The amended Infection Protection Law provides a legal basis for the German government to restrict certain constitutional freedoms while enacting Covid-control measures.

Berlin braces for protests of coronavirus measures

November 18, 2020 6:07 pm

German lawmakers are to debate and then vote on a bill that will provide the legal underpinning for social distancing rules, requirements to wear masks in public and closing stores and other venues to slow the spread of the virus.

Watch: Free runner Jason Paul chases 'lost' phone through Germany’s Hamburg

November 18, 2020 6:17 pm

The video show how Paul, manoeuvres through the port city’s land, waterways and architecture using parkour, a training discipline developed from military obstacle course training. 

Germany plans hundreds of vaccine centers in December: Report

November 15, 2020 7:22 am

Health Minister Jens Spahn has signaled that his country is looking to secure 100 million doses of the vaccine being developed by German company BioNTech and its big pharma partner Pfizer Inc., saying it’s likely to be ready in the first quarter of next year.

'Matrix 4' cast, crew host party disguised as film shoot to bypass Covid rules in Germany: Report

November 14, 2020 11:46 am

A spokesperson for the studio said that the team was shooting a “celebration scene, which was filmed in the summer, and this was in connection with that. The hygiene regulations were complied with."

Germany loses control of contact-tracing for Covid-19

October 28, 2020 10:27 pm

The success of the country’s tracking and tracing regime helped keep case numbers low enough in Europe’s largest economy, but as cases surge again, German health authorities are losing track of the skyrocketing infections.

France and Germany prepare for lockdown as cases surge in the two countries

October 28, 2020 4:13 pm

Germany recorded 14,964 new cases across the country in the past days, taking the total since the start of the outbreak to 4,49,275. Meanwhile, France reported 523 virus-related deaths in 24 hours Tuesday, the highest daily tally since April, bringing its overall death toll to 35,541.

GERMANY PHOTOS

End of an era: Germany closes its last coal mine

December 25, 2018 7:03 am

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

November 11, 2018 6:57 am

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

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

March 24, 2018 1:33 pm

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

April 13, 2015 2:33 pm

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

Hallo Germany! Modi lands in Hannover

April 12, 2015 6:00 pm

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

A glimpse of the supermoon worldwide

August 12, 2014 9:24 am

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.

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

July 14, 2014 2:40 pm

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

GERMANY VIDEOS

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

January 08, 2016 4:54 pm

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

January 08, 2016 2:58 pm

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.