BERLIN Europe's refugee crisis has resurrected Germany's AfD anti-immigrant party, which aims to enter three new state parliaments next year by luring conservative voters angry with Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door asylum policy.
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel came under renewed pressure from her own conservatives on Friday to stem the flow of refugees into Germany as she heads to a weekend summit of European Union leaders and Turkey's prime minister.
BRUSSELS Russia's plans to extend its gas link to Germany run counter to EU interests and risk further destabilising Ukraine, 10 European governments said in a letter to the European Commission that called for a summit-level debate on the issue.
BERLIN Germany will join the military campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria by deploying Tornado reconnaissance jets, refuelling aircraft and a frigate to the region, after a direct appeal from close partner France for Berlin to do more.
VIENNA Austria and Germany have arranged to reopen a vital rail link that was closed in September to slow the passage of tens of thousands of migrants, Austrian rail operator OeBB said, but passengers will have to go through border checks.
BERLIN Germany will this week start deporting asylum seekers from the western Balkans whose applications have been unsuccessful, government sources told Reuters on Tuesday.
LONDON AO World said it plans to expand to the Netherlands next spring and will keep investing in Germany even as expansion into continental Europe pushed the British online domestic appliances retailer into the red in its fiscal first half.
DUESSELDORF/FRANKFURT E.ON and RWE, Germany's biggest utilities, could drop multi-billion-euro lawsuits against Berlin's move to shut nuclear power stations if they get a favourable deal on decommissioning costs, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
BERLIN Germany took aim at the European Commission's plans for a deposit guarantee scheme on Monday, saying the proposals were aimed at the mutualisation of banking sector risks and would set false incentives.
BERLIN,Growth in Germany's private sector accelerated in November, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting Europe's biggest economy is defying worries over a slowdown in China and the emissions scandal at car maker Volkswagen .
PARIS France paid tribute on Friday to the 130 mostly young people killed while they were enjoying themselves in Paris two weeks ago by Islamist gunmen and suicide bombers in the most deadly attacks the nation has seen since World War Two. | Video