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World Sep 22German president asks country to confront its colonial past
Germany's president has called on the country to face its cruel colonial past as he opened a new museum in the capital's center that will be home to two of Berlin's state museums which include looted artifacts from countries in…
World Aug 17EU eyes talks with Taliban but no plans to recognize them
Talking after chairing a meeting Tuesday of EU foreign ministers, Borrell said "it's not a matter of official recognition, it's a matter of dealing with" the Taliban.
World Jul 271 person dead, 4 still missing in German chemical explosion
An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies shook the German city of Leverkusen on Tuesday, sending a large black cloud rising into the air. At least 16 people were injured, one was found dead and four remain missing.
World Jun 20Diplomats: Progress made in Vienna at Iran nuclear talks
Enrique Mora, the European Union official who chaired the final meeting of the sixth round of talks between Russia, China, Germany, France, Britain and Iran, told reporters that "we are closer to a deal, but we are not still there.”…
World Mar 20Germany: police clash with protesters against virus measures
Police in central Germany have used water cannons, pepper spray and batons against people trying to break through barriers during a protest against coronavirus restrictions.
World Dec 20Several EU nations halt UK flights, fearing virus variant
Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Italy all announced restrictions on U.K. travel, hours after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Christmas shopping and gatherings in southern England must be canceled because of rapidly spreading infections blamed on the…
Health Dec 15EU regulators move up Pfizer vaccine assessment to Dec. 21
Facing strong pressure from Germany and other European Union nations, the bloc's medicines agency on Tuesday moved up a meeting to assess the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine to Dec. 21, likely bringing vaccinations a step closer for millions of EU citizens.
World Mar 18German leader calls novel coronavirus biggest challenge since WWII
She said everyone in Germany must help protect those most vulnerable to infection, illness and death.
World Jan 21Holocaust survivors return to Auschwitz 75 years after liberation
Today, the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau endures as the leading symbol of the terror of the Holocaust.
World Jan 01Fire kills more than 30 animals at zoo in Germany
Police said the fire may have been caused by sky lanterns launched to celebrate the new year.