25 years since the Berlin Wall came down. Now Germany must be bold

24 October 2014, 10:59 am

Angela Merkel has helped turn a unified Germany into a great country. It must start acting like one A quarter of a century ago I went for a beer with a friend from East Berlin. We downed our frothy brew in the Märkischer Markt, a stroll from Checkpoint Charlie. Afterwards he stayed locked behind th... Read More »

Syrian refugees bunk down in converted Berlin school

23 October 2014, 11:07 pm

Syrian refugees are bedding down in the converted classrooms of a former Berlin high school as Germany grapples with being Europe's number-one destination for asylum seekers. Among the newcomers is Mohammed Nabil, 28, who after a perilous land and sea journey now shares a small and immaculate if... Read More »

Nigeria, Germany to collaborate against drug counterfeiting

23 October 2014, 11:27 am

The Federal Government and Germany, have agreed to collaborate to eradicate fake drugs with Nigeria promising to set up a task force to combat drug counterfeiting. This was one of the highlights of the second plenary session of the Working Group of the Nigeria-German Binational Commission, which hel... Read More »

shopkick Expands into First International Market; Five of Germany's Largest Retailers Launch Nationwide Programs on ...

22 October 2014, 11:45 pm

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and BERLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- shopkick, the most widely used real-world shopping app, today launches in Germany, Europe's largest economy and retail market, in partnership with many of the country's largest and most popular retailers and brands, as well as o... Read More »

Germany calls for clarification on Ukraine cluster bomb accusations

22 October 2014, 8:42 am

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany called on Wednesday for closer examination of allegations that Ukraine government forces used cluster munitions in their military campaign against pro-Russian separatists. The allegations were contained in a report by Human Rights Watch, which said evidence pointed to Kiev... Read More »

Germany's Lufthansa to sell IT division to IBM

22 October 2014, 1:18 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's biggest airline, Lufthansa, says it plans to sell its information technology infrastructure division to IBM as part of a deal aimed at reducing the company's IT costs.... Read More »

France, Germany pledge action to boost investment, growth

20 October 2014, 4:52 pm

Berlin (AFP) - France and Germany, the eurozone's two biggest economies, promised Monday to do what was needed to boost investment in the single currency area at a time when the region's economy is flagging badly.... Read More »

Berlin Hotel's Holiday Plans Include American-Style Fare and Grand Parties

20 October 2014, 1:16 pm

American-style parties and holiday fare are headlining year-end events at a prominent Berlin hotel at Potsdamer Platz. Turkey, mistletoe, music and fine champagne are basic ingredients for the holidays ...... Read More »

Germany, France to seek deal on investment, reforms

20 October 2014, 8:31 am

* Berlin, Paris to present joint paper Dec. 1 * France says must cut budget deficit, timing unclear * Schaeuble says investment needed to revive economy (Recasts with news conference, changes dateline to Berlin) BERLIN, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Germany and France sought to paper over deep differences abou... Read More »

Germany, France to draw up investment plans

20 October 2014, 8:23 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment as they try to come up with a strategy that will help shore up the European economic recovery.... Read More »