- Balkan summit on migrants overshadowed by migrant deaths Updated: Aug-27-15 11:13 am
VIENNA - Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann had just finished telling other European leaders that there was an urgent need to crack down on human traffickers when the news came: at least 20 migrants - possibly up to 50 - have been found dead in a truck just miles away.
- Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine Updated: Aug-26-15 8:00 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine from increased attacks by combined Russian-separatist forces.
- Soviet WWII plane, Jewish tombstones found in Polish rivers Updated: Aug-25-15 11:17 am
WARSAW, Poland - As river levels in Poland fall to record lows amid a prolonged drought, Jewish tombstones and a Soviet fighter plane with the remains of its pilots have been found in the riverbank, evidence of Poland's tortured 20th-century history.
- Germany's foreign minister to visit Iran in early October Updated: Aug-24-15 8:46 am
BERLIN - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will travel to Iran in early October, the first such visit in more than a decade.
- Poland's new leader seeks greater regional unity, NATO bases Updated: Aug-21-15 4:40 am
WARSAW, Poland - It's been a dream of some Polish leaders for nearly a century: an alliance of Eastern European countries running from the Baltic Sea down to the Black Sea that would keep Russia at bay.
- Remains of WWII German soldiers found in Kiev Updated: Aug-20-15 11:22 am
MOSCOW - A Ukrainian newspaper says Ukrainian and German servicemen have found remains of about 200 German soldiers buried in Kiev during the German occupation in World War II.
- Germany's Merkel lobbies party to support new Greek bailout Updated: Aug-18-15 8:59 am
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with top members of her party to shore up support for another bailout package for Greece ahead of a vote in Parliament on Wednesday.
- 7 decades after WWII, many praise Germany, scorn Japan Updated: Aug-12-15 9:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Both nations brutalized continents. Both slaughtered and abused tens of millions of people. But while Germany is held up as a paragon of post-World War II reconciliation, Japan is mired in animosity with its neighbors seven decades later.
- US Air Force F-16 crashes in southern Germany, pilot ejects Updated: Aug-11-15 8:40 am
BERLIN - A U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed in southern Germany on Tuesday, the military said. The pilot ejected safely.