ISIS 'most brutal threat ever' to region says Merkel

26 November 2014, 6:41 am

BERLIN, Germany - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday, November 26, warned that Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadists were one of the greatest ever threats to the region. She said the radical militia "is one of the most brutal threats to the lives of the people in the ...... Read More »

Far-left politician a new threat to Merkel?

26 November 2014, 6:40 am

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) - A small eastern state is set to embark on an experiment that could shift the political landscape in Germany, loosening Angela Merkel's grip on power and raising the chances of a future government in Berlin that includes fervent supporters of Russia. Bodo R... Read More »

Germany to require 30 pct women in top boardrooms

26 November 2014, 6:17 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's leading companies will need to have at least 30 percent women on their supervisory boards from 2016, according to a new directive being adopted by the government, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday.... Read More »

Germany to require listed companies to fill at least 30 per cent of boardroom seats with women

26 November 2014, 1:54 am

BERLIN - Germany's coalition government wants major companies to have at least 30 per cent women on its supervisory boards.... Read More »

Germany to introduce legal quotas for women on company boards

25 November 2014, 3:08 pm

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition has agreed a draft law requiring Germany's top listed companies to give women 30 percent of seats o...... Read More »

The 24 Coolest New Businesses In Berlin

25 November 2014, 10:14 am

Google Earth At Très Bonjour, everything — and we mean everything — is made of latex. Increasingly known as the hipster capital of Germany, Berlin is home to its fair share of trendy bars, concept restaurants, and contemporary street art. We rounded up 24 of the coolest new places the city has ... Read More »

Germany eyes capping coal use to meet emissions target

24 November 2014, 8:49 am

Berlin (AFP) - Germany aims to limit coal use in electricity production to meet the country's target in cutting Earth-warming carbon emissions, according to a document seen by AFP Monday.... Read More »

Germany marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall

23 November 2014, 6:44 pm

BERLIN - As Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday, Elke Rosin recalled how lucky her family had been. Her pet parakeet and a few personal belongings were all that Rosin managed to grab before her family fled from East to West Berlin 53 years ago.... Read More »

Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall's fall

22 November 2014, 7:23 pm

(AP Photo/Steffi Loos). Balloons of the art project 'Lichtgrenze 2014' (lit. 'lightborder 2014') reflect in a puddle next to remains of the Berlin Wall at East Side Gallery in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.... Read More »

Little car helped in fall of Berlin Wall

11 November 2014, 8:05 am

There are few cars in the world where the difference between driving them and watching them being driven is greater than with the Trabant.... Read More »