Fate of German spy chief a new stress test for Merkel government
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government was to decide Tuesday whether to keep on or fire the domestic spy chief as an explosive row over immigration and the far-right once more rocks her fragile coalition.
Germany rolls out world's first hydrogen train
Germany on Monday rolled out the world's first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.
Adidas extends Germany football sponsorship to 2026
Adidas said Monday it will extend its long-running sponsorship of the Germany Football Association until 2026, in a boost to the organisation's attempts to recover from a disastrous World Cup.
Merkel, German intel chief clash on 'foreigner hunt' reports
The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency Friday raised doubts about reports of a "hunt on foreigners" by neo-Nazi mobs in a flashpoint city last month, directly contradicting Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Ozil return out of the question for Loew as Germany prepare France clash
Germany coach Joachim Loew has confirmed there is no chance of Mesut Ozil returning to the squad in the wake of the player's bombshell retirement from international duty in July.
German FA boss Grindel confident Ozil affair doesn't threaten Euro 2024 bid
The under-pressure president of the German Football Association (DFB), Reinhard Grindel, has told AFP he is confident the controversy over Mesut Ozil's international retirement will not have a negative impact on Germany's bid to host Euro 2024.
Zverev ousts Kohlschreiberb as Cilic downs de Minaur
Germany’s Phillip Kohlschreiber achieved the first major upset in the men’s draw when he defeated compatriot and fourth seeded Alexander Zverev, 6/7; 6/4; 6/1; 6/3, in a classic generational battle in which finesse upstaged power. In another clash of age-groups, however, the seventh seeded Marin Cilic outlasted the great Australian hope, Alex de Minaur, 4/6;…
Ten hurt in blast, blaze at German refinery
A fire erupted Saturday at a refinery in southern Germany following an explosion, injuring at least 10 people and forcing authorities to temporarily evacuate almost 2,000 local residents, police said. The explosion took place at around 5:30 am (0330 GMT) in a site owned by the Bayernoil group near the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt, on…
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives Nigeria
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday arrived Nigeria and was received by president Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.
Stronger ties will balance Nigeria, Germany trade relations, says Stefan Liebing
The German–African Business Association (Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft), is the foreign trade association representing German companies and institutions with interest in Africa. With over 80 years in the service of German–African economic relations and well-established networks, the association has succeeded in promoting exchange between German and African representatives for both business and politics. The Association…