- EU slaps initial sanctions on Russia Updated: Mar-06-14 3:34 pm
- Greek president presses Germany's Gauck on WWII Updated: Mar-06-14 2:55 pm
- Ex-Afghan translators for German army fear attacks Updated: Mar-06-14 10:58 am
- US, Europeans try to rally Western front vs Russia Updated: Mar-03-14 11:16 pm
- Germany: Putin accepts Merkel contact group idea Updated: Mar-02-14 4:05 pm
- Germany: no spy deal with US anytime soon Updated: Feb-28-14 9:25 am
- Merkel: We need strong UK in strong Europe Updated: Feb-27-14 9:01 am
- German court nixes 3 percent hurdle for EU vote Updated: Feb-26-14 6:38 am
- Israel, Germany disagree over Iran nuclear talks Updated: Feb-25-14 11:38 am
- German foreign minister hopeful on US surveillance Updated: Feb-23-14 4:37 am
- Ukraine wins women's biathlon relay for 1st gold Updated: Feb-21-14 2:12 pm
- US, Europe considering sanctions on Kiev leaders Updated: Feb-19-14 3:21 pm
- French-German brigade to train troops in Mali Updated: Feb-19-14 12:34 pm
- Germany: handle Swiss immigration vote cautiously Updated: Feb-18-14 6:52 am
- With vote to curb immigration, Swiss roil Europe Updated: Feb-10-14 5:23 pm
- Merkel: US diplomat's words 'totally unacceptable' Updated: Feb-07-14 7:40 am
- Merkel: Juncker good candidate for EU chief Updated: Feb-06-14 9:02 am
BRUSSELS - BRUSSELS - The European Union suspended talks with Russia on a wide-ranging economic pact and a visa agreement Thursday in response to its military incursion into Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, threatening tougher sanctions unless Moscow swiftly defuses the crisis.
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's president called for talks as soon as possible with Berlin on long-rejected Greek claims for wartime reparations, during a meeting in Athens Thursday with his German counterpart.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Sometimes the calls come in the middle of the night. Other times it's a text message sent to a mobile phone. But the warnings are always the same, threats of death for having worked with the German military in northern Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON - The U.S and major allies strained on Monday to rally a strong Western front to persuade Russia to step back from a military takeover of Ukraine's strategic Crimea region. But several acknowledged there are few options beyond already-threatened economic and diplomatic penalties, and critics said administration efforts were too little, too late after years of pressing for friendlier relations with Moscow.
BERLIN - The German government said Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday accepted a proposal by Chancellor Angela Merkel to set up a "contact group" aimed at facilitating dialogue in the Ukraine crisis.
BERLIN - The German government is conceding that it doesn't expect to reach agreement with Washington in the foreseeable future on a hoped-for "no-spy" deal.
LONDON - German Chancellor Angela Merkel wooed a welcoming but skeptical audience of British lawmakers Thursday with a call for a strong, unified Europe with Britain at its heart.
BERLIN - Germany's top court on Wednesday scrapped a requirement for parties to win at least 3 percent of the vote to get into the European Parliament, raising the likelihood that extremists could win seats in May's European election.
JERUSALEM - The leaders of Israel and Germany acknowledged Tuesday they don't see eye to eye on how to deal with Iran's nuclear program as negotiations between Tehran and world powers proceed.
BERLIN - Germany's foreign minister says he hopes Washington has understood that surveillance of political partners "can have a political price" and is confident it will end monitoring of allied countries' leaderships.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Four teammates stood proudly behind the Ukraine flag, smiles beaming, celebrating their country's first gold medal at the Sochi Olympics.
BRUSSELS - Following the deadly clashes in Ukraine's capital, the Obama administration and European governments are talking about imposing punitive sanctions, the Kremlin has blamed the West for stirring up trouble and the pope has issued a special appeal for peace. A roundup of Wednesday's international reactions:
PARIS - For the first time since the start of World War I, a French-German brigade will be deployed to Africa, to help train soldiers and police in Mali in the aftermath of France's intervention to uproot Islamic extremists there.
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging caution in the European Union's response to Swiss voters' decision to impose immigration curbs, arguing that it doesn't make sense to rush into retaliation.
BRUSSELS - The choice by Swiss voters to impose new curbs on immigration is sending shockwaves through the European Union. The bloc's leaders warn it violates the "sacred principle" of freedom of movement and politicians worry about its impact on other anti-immigration pushes. Here's a look at the issue:
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has strongly criticized a comment that a senior U.S. diplomat made about the European Union's role in Ukraine.