Germany organizing conference on refugee crisis

22 September 2014, 6:04 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Foreign Ministry says it is organizing an international conference on the refugee crisis resulting from the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.... Read More »

Germany pushes Airbus for cost cuts on A400Ms: paper

21 September 2014, 5:39 am

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's defense ministry is demanding price cuts and longer cancellation periods on the A400M military airlifters it has ordered from Airbus, but which will be delivered later and less equipped than planned, a newspaper reported on Sunday. Bild am Sonntag quoted from a lette... Read More »

French and German visions for Europe to clash in Berlin

21 September 2014, 3:29 am

By Noah Barkin and Mark John BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Germany and France will try to reconcile divergent visions of how to fix Europe's economy on Monday when Manuel Valls makes his first visit to Berlin as French prime minister and holds talks with Angela Merkel. The trip comes at a watershed m... Read More »

Germany eyes free trade with PH

20 September 2014, 9:23 am

Berlin, Germany – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, impressed with the “dynamic growth” of the Philippines, proposed a free trade arrangement between the two countries during a meeting with President Aquino in Berlin Friday, saying this could further increase bilateral trade, currently at $4.7 ... Read More »

Aquino-Merkel meet; PH, Germany sign 3 agreements

19 September 2014, 5:05 pm

Berlin, Germany — The Philippines and Germany have reaffirmed deep partnership following the signing of three agreements to bolster cooperation on social security, trade, and skills training for Filipino workers. The agreements were forged shortly after President Aquino and German Chancellor Angel... Read More »

Germany, France to provide airlifts in Ebola fight

19 September 2014, 12:39 pm

BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it plans to work with France to establish airlifts to Ebola-affected countries.... Read More »

German Muslims rally against extremism

19 September 2014, 11:05 am

Berlin (AFP) - Muslims across Germany held a day of prayer and rallies Friday to condemn both Islamic extremism and a backlash against their faith that has seen arson attacks on mosques.... Read More »

Germany, France to start joint airlift to Ebola-affected countries

19 September 2014, 8:55 am

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and France agreed on Friday to launch a joint airlift to send aid supplies to western African states hit by Ebola, a spokesman for the German defense ministry said, adding the operation might start within 48 hours. Germany's armed forces will send up to 100 soldiers to... Read More »

Germany raises hurdles for asylum seekers from west Balkans

19 September 2014, 6:45 am

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will be less likely to grant political asylum to people from the Western Balkans after its upper house of parliament on Friday agreed to upgrade Serbia, Bosnia and Macedonia to "safe" countries where basic human rights are guaranteed. Arguing that 99 percent of requests fr... Read More »

Cisco Brings Internet of Everything (IoE) Innovation Center to Berlin

17 September 2014, 3:30 am

Cisco and the City of Berlin today announced openBerlin, a Cisco® IoE Innovation Center, to be located in Berlin's Schöneberg district. Cisco Internet of Everything Innovation Centers are aimed at catalyzing ...... Read More »