Lufthansa says Germanwings co-pilot admitted 'severe depression'

31 March 2015, 6:26 pm

BERLIN, Germany – The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a Germanwings plane in the French Alps had informed his employer that he had undergone a "previous episode of severe depression", Lufthansa said Tuesday, March 31. The airline, which owns Germanwings, said 27-year-old Andreas Lubitz... Read More »

German jobless rate slips to 6.8 percent in March

31 March 2015, 8:45 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate edged down to 6.8 percent in March as a traditional springtime uptick in hiring bolstered an already robust labor market in Europe's biggest economy.... Read More »

Germany, France, Italy plan to develop military drones

31 March 2015, 7:58 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and France plan to work together with Italy to develop military surveillance drones that could also carry weapons.... Read More »

iBRIDGE Berlin Conference - High Tech Entrepreneurship in Iran: Opportunities and Challenges

30 March 2015, 8:14 am

iBRIDGE Berlin is a three-day event to be held on June 4-6, 2015 in Berlin, Germany that is organized by iBRIDGES. It will bring together European and American entrepreneurs and their counterparts in Iran to explore the role that a high-tech entrepreneurial ecosystem can play in Iran's economic ... Read More »

Germany to invest in French military satellite programme - document

30 March 2015, 6:30 am

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany wants to invest 210 million euros (154.26 million pounds) in France's new military Earth observation satellite programme in return for more access to images captured by the satellites, according to an internal parliamentary document seen by Reuters.... Read More »

Algeria: Energy Partnership - Signing of Algerian-German of Declaration of Intent in Berlin

30 March 2015, 5:02 am

[Algerie Presse Service] Berlin (germany) -A joint Algerian-German declaration of intent for an energy partnership was signed Thursday, in Berlin, by Minister of Energy Youcef Yousfi and the Vice-Chancellor of Germany, Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Sigmar Gabriel, said the ministry of Ene... Read More »

Germany, Portugal boost Euro 2016 qualifying hopes

29 March 2015, 2:52 pm

BERLIN (AP) — Traditional heavyweights Germany and Portugal earned important wins to boost their hopes of qualifying for the 2016 European Championship on Sunday, while Romania and Northern Ireland hold a big edge in their group after victories.... Read More »

Germany to hold national memorial for crash victims on April 17

28 March 2015, 4:57 am

BERLIN, Germany – Germany will hold a national memorial ceremony and service for victims of a Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps , killing all 150 aboard, on April 17, regional authorities said Saturday, March 28. The ceremony will be held at Cologne Cathedral in western Germany, a... Read More »

Germany signs deal to return Nazi-looted Matisse painting from Gurlitt trove to lawful owner

25 March 2015, 4:13 am

BERLIN – Germany has signed an agreement to return to its rightful owner an Henri Matisse painting that was seized under Nazi rule. Matisse's "Woman Sitting in an Armchair" was part of a trove of artworks found in the apartment of late collector Cornelius Gurlitt.... Read More »