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Merkel and the revenge of the old white boys' club
Merkel and the revenge of the old white boys' club
On October 29, German Chancellor Angela...
Germans vent VW fury in mass 'dieselgate' suit
Germans vent VW fury in mass 'dieselgate' suit
German consumer groups on Thursday filed the country's first class-action suit over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal, in a first taste...
Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021
Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021
Angela Merkel on Monday announced she will quit as German chancellor when her mandate ends in 2021, as she sought to draw a line under a series of...
Merkel to give up CDU chair after 18 years — party source
Merkel to give up CDU chair after 18 years — party source
Chancellor Angela Merkel will not stand again as leader of her centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU), a party source told AFP Monday, a...
Audi to pay 800m euro fine in Germany over diesel cheating
Audi to pay 800m euro fine in Germany over diesel cheating
Volkswagen said on Tuesday its subsidiary Audi had agreed to pay a 800-million euro ($927-million) fine issued by German prosecutors to close a...
Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic
Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic
Saudi Arabia warned it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on the oil-rich kingdom over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,...
Merkel, Netanyahu seek to brush past differences for Israel talks
Merkel, Netanyahu seek to brush past differences for Israel talks
German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday as they seek to publicly brush past their...
EU targets BMW, Daimler, VW in pollution cartel probe
EU targets BMW, Daimler, VW in pollution cartel probe
The EU opened an in-depth probe into alleged collusion by major German car makers over anti-pollution technology on Tuesday, a fresh blow to the...
Germany returns human remains from Namibia genocide
Germany returns human remains from Namibia genocide
The German government on Wednesday handed over human remains of the Herero and Nama people from present-day Namibia that had been stored in...
Decades on, former Nazi camp guard deported to Germany from US
Decades on, former Nazi camp guard deported to Germany from US
Germany, citing its "moral duty", on Tuesday took in a 95-year-old former guard at a Nazi labour camp where more than 6 000 people were...
EU's Juncker in last-ditch bid to end Trump trade war
EU's Juncker in last-ditch bid to end Trump trade war
European Commission (EU) head Jean-Claude Juncker heads to Washington on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort by Europe to cool nerves and find an...

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