by Our ForeignDesk
GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel called yesterday for more Turkey-style refugee deportation deals between the EU and north African nations.
Under the controversial EU-Turkey agreement, Ankara will take in deported non-Syrian refugees arriving by sea in Greece...
Wednesday 24th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
VICTOR GROSSMAN reports from Berlin on causes of the spate of violence striking Germany and across Europe
Wednesday 27th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
A REJECTED asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 15 people on Sunday night after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany.
The 27-year-old set off a rucksack stuffed with explosives and sharp bits of metal outside a wine bar after being...
Tuesday 26th Jul 2016
ISLAMIC STATE (Isis) claimed responsibility yesterday for Monday night’s apparent lone-wolf axe and knife attack on a German train.
Five people were injured when a 17-year-old Afghan refugee attacked passengers on a train near Wuerzburg-Heidingsfeld. He was shot as he fled by a...
Wednesday 20th Jul 2016
Seibert says bringing back executions would spell end of membership talks
Tuesday 19th Jul 2016
BAVARIA’S state finance minister called yesterday for cuts to the EU budget to make up for the loss of British contributions, which would hurt Europe’s poorer states.
“We Germans must take care that, after a Brexit, the British payments are not simply transferred to...
Friday 1st Jul 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
FRANCE and Germany’s foreign ministers demanded closer integration and more control from Brussels yesterday in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave.
France’s Jean-Marc Ayrault said that the British decision “could help Europeans become aware that Europe needs to...
Tuesday 28th Jun 2016
Junker leads crisis talks as Merkel says EU must stay close to Britain
Saturday 25th Jun 2016
POLICE ended a hostage situation at a cinema in south-western Germany yesterday when they shot the masked gunman.
Despite early reports of up to 50 people injured in the incident, no other person was hurt.
An armed man entered the Kinopolis cinema in the early afternoon in the...
Friday 24th Jun 2016
GERMAN Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has accused Nato of “warmongering” with its military exercises on Russia’s borders.
In an interview published in the Bild newspaper’s Sunday edition, Mr Steinmeier said: “The one thing we shouldn’t do...
Monday 20th Jun 2016