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 »

France, Germany to present joint economic reform paper

23 November 2014, 7:33 am

Berlin (AFP) - Germany and France are set to present a joint economic reform paper Thursday that proposes Paris would freeze wages and Berlin would hike public investment, a news report said.... Read More »

France, Germany to present joint economic reform plan

23 November 2014, 6:06 am

Berlin (AFP) - Germany and France plan to present a joint economic reform plan Thursday under which Paris would freeze wages and Berlin would hike public investment, a news report said.... 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 »

Germany to drop probe into US spying on Merkel: report

22 November 2014, 6:06 am

Berlin (AFP) - Germany is dropping a probe into the alleged tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone by US spies, due to a lack of evidence, magazine Focus said Saturday.... Read More »

Uber’s 44-Cent-Per-Kilometer German Discount Brings Service Cuts

21 November 2014, 8:11 am

In this photo illustration, a woman uses the Uber app on a smartphone in Berlin, Germany, on Sept. 2, 2014. Close In this photo illustration, a woman uses the Uber app on a smartphone in Berlin,...... Read More »

Germany to leave door ajar for fracking - draft law

20 November 2014, 1:09 am

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's government plans to stop short of an outright ban on the controversial technique of fracking for gas, bowing to pressure from industry, according to the latest draft of a law from the environment ministry seen by Reuters. Fracking or hydraulic fracturing to extract g... Read More »

Germany's left parties agree coalition deal in eastern state

19 November 2014, 8:39 am

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's three left-leaning parties have agreed a deal to rule in the eastern state of Thuringia, setting the stage for the country's first state premier from the radical Left party to take power some 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Bodo Ramelow, the Left'... 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 »

Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall's fall as reunited, though unevenly prosperous, power

8 November 2014, 3:23 am

Germany on Sunday celebrates the 25th anniversary of the night the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the collapse of communism and the start of the country's emergence as the major power at the heart of Europe.... Read More »