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Elf Tote in Hanau - Hinweise auf rechtsextremistischen Täter

20 Feb 2020

Hanau/Karlsruhe Bei der Gewalttat im hessischen Hanau mit elf Toten geht die Bundesanwaltschaft von einem rechtsextremistischen Motiv aus.

German conservative big guns rally behind Merkel

19 Feb 2020

BERLIN A powerful caucus of German conservatives wants Angela Merkel to stay on until her term ends in October 2021, dismissing calls for her to step down sooner and hand power to the next leader of her Christian Democrat (CDU) party.

Rebuffed by UK, U.S. pitches 'big tent' for Huawei rivals in Europe

15 Feb 2020

MUNICH The United States is seeking to rally European support for competitors to Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] following disappointment in Washington over Britain's decision to use 5G equipment made by the Chinese company.

U.S., Taliban reach violence reduction pact that could lead to U.S. withdrawal

14 Feb 2020

MUNICH/WASHINGTON The United States has reached agreement with the Taliban on a weeklong reduction of violence that could lead to a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, a senior administration official said on Friday, while cautioning that the insurgents must honour commitments for the accord to stick. | Video

U.S., China, Russia making world more dangerous - German president

14 Feb 2020

MUNICH Germany's president took an indirect swipe at U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday in accusing Washington, China and Russia of stoking global mistrust and insecurity with a "great powers" competition" that could threaten a new nuclear arms race.

Zuckerberg ready for Facebook to pay more tax as welcomes rules review

14 Feb 2020

MUNICH Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg accepts that global tax reforms mean it may have to pay more taxes in different countries, excerpts of a speech he is due to deliver in Germany on Saturday show. | Video

Let's stick together on security, Germany's Kramp-Karrenbauer tells UK

13 Feb 2020

BERLIN The EU and Britain have a shared interest in retaining close security ties after Brexit, Germany's defence minister told Reuters in an interview.

Germany's Kramp-Karrenbauer steps up CDU succession planning

12 Feb 2020

BERLIN Germany's Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer will meet contenders to replace her as Christian Democrat (CDU) leader next week, she told Reuters on Wednesday, forging ahead with the succession process after senior party figures pressed for a swift decision.

Germany's Kramp-Karrenbauer steps up CDU succession planning

12 Feb 2020

BERLIN Germany's Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer will meet contenders to replace her as Christian Democrat (CDU) leader next week, she told Reuters on Wednesday, forging ahead with the succession process after senior party figures pressed for a swift decision.

INTERVIEW-Germany's Kramp-Karrenbauer steps up CDU succession planning

12 Feb 2020

* Plans to meet contenders to succeed her as CDU leader next week

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