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German far-right suspect confesses to politician's murder - interior minister

26 Jun 2019

BERLIN A German far-right sympathizer suspected of murdering a pro-immigration conservative politician has confessed to the crime, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Wednesday.

German business sentiment lowest since November 2014 - Ifo

24 Jun 2019

BERLIN German business morale fell to its lowest level since November 2014 in June, a survey showed on Monday, adding weight to expectations that Europe's largest economy contracted in the second quarter. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-German business sentiment lowest since 2014 -Ifo

24 Jun 2019

BERLIN, June 24 German business morale fell to its lowest level since November 2014 in June, a survey showed on Monday, adding weight to expectations that Europe's largest economy contracted in the second quarter.

Berlin's ballooning rents to be frozen for five years

18 Jun 2019

BERLIN Berlin's city government decided on Tuesday to freeze rents for five years, heeding complaints from residents that their once famously affordable city was pricing them out.

Far-right sympathiser suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician

17 Jun 2019

BERLIN A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathiser, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Monday.

Drop in output and exports shows German economy stuttering

07 Jun 2019

BERLIN German industrial output and exports fell sharply in April, highlighting the continued vulnerability of Europe's largest economy to trade frictions and Brexit uncertainty, a day after the European Central Bank signaled concerns about euro zone growth.

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt

30 May 2019

BERLIN A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending the coal industry, after a poor showing among young voters in last week's European Parliament election.

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout

27 May 2019

BERLIN The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticized by the party's left.

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout

27 May 2019

BERLIN The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticised by the party's left.

Germany designates BDS Israel boycott movement as anti-Semitic

18 May 2019

BERLIN The German parliament voted on Friday to condemn as anti-Semitic a movement that calls for economic pressure on Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian land, grant Arab citizens equal rights and recognise the right of return of Palestinian refugees.

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