- German protests Russia's decision to turn away Merkel ally Updated: May-25-15 11:52 am
BERLIN - Germany is protesting Russia's decision to turn away an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel.
- Merkel warns 'whole lot left' to do on Greece bailout talks Updated: May-22-15 6:49 am
RIGA, Latvia - With Greece facing a potential default in two weeks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday sought to add urgency to the talks between the country and its international creditors, warning that "very, very intensive work is still needed."
- For US allies, paradigm shift in intelligence collection Updated: May-20-15 10:25 am
PARIS - Fearful of an expanding extremist threat, countries that for years have relied heavily on U.S. intelligence are quickly building up their own capabilities with new technology, new laws and - in at least one case - a searing debate on how much the American government should be allowed to spy on their own citizens.
- Merkel, Hollande commit to global climate protection Updated: May-19-15 7:17 am
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande confirmed their commitment to fighting global warning Tuesday, gathering with others in Berlin to prepare for this year's U.N. Climate Change Conference.
- Merkel: Global catastrophe plan needed after Ebola crisis Updated: May-18-15 7:21 am
BERLIN - The Ebola crisis in western Africa showed the world in a painful way that a global catastrophe plan is needed to deal with future epidemics, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday.
- Greek deputy finance chief sues German paper over cash claim Updated: May-15-15 6:49 am
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's deputy finance minister has sued Germany's tabloid Bild newspaper over a story that appeared this month alleging he sent tens of thousands of euros to a bank account in Luxembourg at a time when his government had been appealing to Greeks to keep their savings in the country.
- Group identifies more 3 soldiers who died at Revolution site Updated: May-11-15 12:52 pm
ALBANY, New York - A historical preservation group working to identify some of the hundreds of soldiers believed buried at a Revolutionary War site in the Hudson Valley has attached names to another three of the fallen, including an officer from Maryland and two German mercenaries who fought for the British.
- Airbus shares fall after military plane crash in Spain Updated: May-11-15 9:52 am
MADRID - Investors pushed Airbus shares down Monday on Paris' stock exchange after a military turboprop troop transporter plane undergoing final flight testing in Spain crashed, killing four aboard and injuring two.
- Germany urges Russia to put more pressure on Ukraine rebels Updated: May-10-15 12:04 pm
MOSCOW - Russia must do more to persuade separatists in eastern Ukraine to abide by a cease-fire that has been strained in recent weeks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday during a visit to Moscow.
- Germany's Schaeuble reaffirms will to keep Greece in euro Updated: May-10-15 8:47 am
BERLIN - Germany's finance minister says his country will do everything it can to keep Greece in the eurozone under "justifiable conditions."
- German navy rescues 430 migrants in Mediterranean Updated: May-08-15 1:11 pm
BERLIN - The German military says it has rescued some 430 migrants in the Mediterranean in its first mission there that comes among stepped-up European Union efforts.
- Germany: no damage to US relations from spy affair Updated: May-08-15 8:29 am
BERLIN - The German government said Friday that it doesn't expect questions about its spy agency's cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency to damage relations with Washington.
- 70 years after WWII, German war kids look for soldier dads Updated: May-08-15 7:35 am
BERLIN - When Paul Schmitz was a little boy, he never understood why kids in his tiny German village taunted him as a "Yank" and beat him up. He was a teenager by the time he found out: His father was an American soldier his mother had a romance with in the final days of World War II.
- Airbus to take legal action over alleged German, US spying Updated: May-01-15 12:25 pm
BERLIN - European aviation company Airbus said Friday it is taking legal action following reports that it was targeted by German and U.S. intelligence agencies.
- Polish border guards refuse entry for 10 Russian bikers Updated: Apr-27-15 2:44 pm
TERESPOL, Poland - Polish border guards on Monday blocked 10 nationalistic Russian bikers loyal to President Vladimir Putin from entering Poland as part of a ride to commemorate the Red Army's victory over Nazi Germany 70 years ago.
- German, French rescue teams on way to Nepal Updated: Apr-26-15 7:55 am
BERLIN - A German rescue organization and the French government said on Sunday they are sending rescue and relief teams to Nepal, where a massive earthquake left more than 2,000 dead.