Envoy faults claims on repatriation of 30,000 illegal Nigerian migrants
The Head of Nigerian Mission in Germany, Amb. Yusuf Tuggar, on Wednesday faulted claims that there were 30,000 illegal Nigerian migrants in Germany awaiting repatriation.
As Brexit looms, Germany sees jump in Brits taking citizenship
The number of Britons who have obtained German citizenship has shot up dramatically since Britain's decision to quit the European Union, official data showed Wednesday.
Joachim Loew extends contract as Germany coach until 2022
Joachim Loew has extended his contract as Germany head coach until 2022, the German FA (DFB) announced on Tuesday.
German Ambassador to Nigeria, others lay foundation for Thompson and Grace Medical University
Germany's Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck, at the weekend led another German medical expert, Prof. Uwe Koch-Gromus, Executive Dean of the Medical Faculty of University Medical Center Eppendorf (UKE) in the European nation, to respectively perform the foundation laying ceremony of the Thompson and Grace Medical University’s Senate and General Administration Building as well…
Britain backs French plan for European defence force
Britain is backing a French plan to create a European military intervention force as a way to maintain strong defence ties with the EU after Brexit, a minister told AFP on Saturday. The British junior defence minister Frederick Curzon said London was "very keen to support" French President Emmanuel Macron's plan for a force that…
'My World Cup dream is over' admits Germany's Stindl
Lars Stindl admits his World Cup dream is over as he awaits an ankle operation, capping a bad week for injuries to Germany players. Stindl was helped off the pitch in the first half of Borussia Moenchengladbach's 1-1 draw with Schalke on Saturday. An examination has revealed torn ligaments in the left ankle, ruling him…
New US envoy Pompeo targets Germany over NATO spending
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday took aim at Germany over its defence spending, saying it was not doing enough to meet its commitments to NATO. Echoing a regular theme of his boss President Donald Trump, Pompeo said European countries needed to do more to increase their military spending and thus reduce the…
Merkel heads for tough Trump talks on trade, Iran nuclear deal
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits US President Donald Trump on Friday for a last-ditch European effort to prevent a transatlantic trade war and save the Iran nuclear deal.
Deutsche Bank eyes cuts to investment bank
Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank could slash parts of its troubled investment banking division this week, media reports suggested Tuesday, as new chief executive Christian Sewing looks to make his mark quickly.