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  • Li: Steel crisis is worldwide, not just of China’s making

    PREMIER Li Keqiang told German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Beijing yesterday that China recognises European concerns about overcapacity in its steel sector.

    However, he said that this was simply a symptom of the drop in global demand.

    Mr Li was anxious to counter criticisms...

    Tuesday 14th Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Germany: Thousands form chain in protest against drones

    SEVERAL thousand demonstrators formed a human chain along the perimeter of US air force (Usaf) base Ramstein in south-west Germany on Saturday to protest against US drone assassinations.

    The Stop Ramstein — No Drone War alliance says that the base transmits information between...

    Monday 13th Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Germany: Genocide vote by MPs angers Turkey

    TURKEY withdrew its ambassador to Germany yesterday after MPs voted to recognise World War I massacres of Armenians as genocide.

    The motion, proposed by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition and the opposition Greens, passed with support of all parties in the German parliament,...

    Friday 3rd Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • German nationalist slammed for racism

    A prominent member of a rising German nationalist party disgracefully said yesterday that many people wouldn’t want German defender Jerome Boateng, whose father was born in Ghana, as their neighbour.

    Alexander Gauland, deputy leader of Alternative for Germany, was quoted...

    Monday 30th May 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Germany: Police probe nazi Buchenwald picture

    GERMAN authorities are investigating British neonazis that took twisted holiday snaps at Buchenwald concentration camp, the Bild newspaper reported on Wednesday night.

    Openly neonazi National Action — whose handful of members include Zack Davies, currently serving 14 years for a...

    Friday 27th May 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • World in Brief: 14.5.16

    Rail chief gets presidency nod

    AUSTRIA: Social Democratic Party officials put forward state railways head Christian Kern yesterday as their nominee for chancellor to replace Werner Faymann.

    Mr Faymann stepped down after a poor result in the first round of the...

    Saturday 14th May 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Man arrested for stabbing attack in Germany ‘not fit to stand trial’

    GERMAN authorities are doubtful as to whether a man arrested over a stabbing attack at a station near Munich can be held criminally responsible, prosecutor Ken Heidenreich said yesterday.

    He said that the suspect’s statements don’t fit together, implying that he may not be...

    Wednesday 11th May 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Far-right demo in Berlin dwarfed by mass of anti-fascists

    ANTI-FASCIST demonstrators turned out in force in Berlin at the weekend, dwarfing a march by about 1,000 far-right extremists and others protesting against Chancellor Angela Merkel’s refugee policies.

    Police, who often underestimate the size of anti-fascist gatherings, said that...

    Monday 9th May 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Germany: Minister unveils subsidies to increase sales of electric cars

    ECONOMY Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned yesterday that Germany’s car industry risks being overtaken by foreign competitors unless it receives greater domestic support.

    He announced a €1 billion (£777 million) plan to subsidise electric cars, seen as the technology of...

    Thursday 28th Apr 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Germany: US’s TTIP salesman Obama woos Merkel

    by Our Foreign Desk

    US PRESIDENT Barack Obama continued his farewell tour of Europe yesterday by trying to flog his unpopular trade pact in Germany.

    Chancellor Angela Merkel warmly greeted Mr Obama, rolling out the red carpet at Hanover’s sprawling Herrenhausen...

    Monday 25th Apr 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World