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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...
Guns and roses: Afghan farmers enjoy sweet smell of success
Guns and roses: Afghan farmers enjoy sweet smell of success
Standing in a field of roses in eastern Afghanistan, former poppy grower Mohammad Din...
Parents can inherit dead daughter's Facebook account — German court
Parents can inherit dead daughter's Facebook account — German court
Germany's top court ruled on Thursday that Facebook should grant a grieving mother access to her dead daughter's account, in a landmark judgement for...
German court to rule on parents' access to dead daughter's Facebook
German court to rule on parents' access to dead daughter's Facebook
German judges will rule Thursday on Facebook users' "digital legacy", or the fate of their private data after they die, in a case pitting the...
After a nearly a decade of house arrest, freedom for Chinese activist
After a nearly a decade of house arrest, freedom for Chinese activist
Liu Xia, widow of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, arrived in Germany on Tuesday after more than eight years of house arrest. At 4.49pm, the poet and...
Eskom secures R1.35bn loan for renewable energy
Eskom secures R1.35bn loan for renewable energy
Eskom has locked down a R1.35-billion loan from the German Development Bank to support the integration of renewable energy projects into the...
Half the game is lost off the pitch
Half the game is lost off the pitch
The champions’ curse is officially a thing. Of the past five World Cup champions, four have fallen at the group stages in the next tournament....
Editorial: South Africa, like the US, also locks up migrants
Editorial: South Africa, like the US, also locks up migrants
In 1938, before the Nazis had developed the “final solution” — which culminated in the Holocaust — the German government expelled...

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