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Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights axed as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at eight German airports Tuesday, including at the nation's busiest travel hub Frankfurt, as security staff walked off the job in a deepening row over pay.

German airports strike slashes 600 flights

German airports strike slashes 600 flights

Almost 640 flights were cancelled in Germany Thursday as security staff went on strike at three airports, meaning disruption for around 100,000 passengers.

Shredded 'Girl with Balloon' to go on display in Germany

Shredded 'Girl with Balloon' to go on display in Germany

The famous Banksy artwork ‘Girl with Balloon’ - which became even more well-known after a shredding stunt during an auction in October - will go on display in the German city of Baden-Baden next month.

Young entrepreneurs to benefit from Qatar-German meeting in Berlin

Young entrepreneurs to benefit from Qatar-German meeting in Berlin

Young Qatari and German entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and women in entrepreneurship stand to gain from the Joint Germany-Qatar Economic Commission meeting slated on February 19 in Berlin, German ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel has said.

Four injured after German man rams car into crowd

Four injured after German man rams car into crowd

Police detained a 50-year-old German man early on Tuesday on suspicion of ramming his car into a crowd of people in the northwestern German town of Bottrop, injuring four, in what authorities say may have been a xenophobic attack.

Drugs worth half a billion euros destroyed in Germany

Drugs worth half a billion euros destroyed in Germany

Police in the German city of Hamburg have destroyed 9 tons of drugs with a street value of more than half a billion euros, a customs spokesman said on Thursday.

German police find Islamic State flag after suspected attack on railway

German police find Islamic State flag after suspected attack on railway

German police said on Tuesday they had found a flag of the Islamic State (IS) militant group near the site of a suspected attack on a railway track in Berlin and that investigators were examining whether the perpetrators had any political motives.

11,000 people missing in Germany, thousands of them young refugees

11,000 people missing in Germany, thousands of them young refugees

More than 11,000 people are listed as missing in Germany, including some 7,000 who are under the age of 18, federal law enforcement officials said.

Ten hurt as car ploughs into bus stop in western Germany: police

Ten hurt as car ploughs into bus stop in western Germany: police

A car ploughed into a bus stop in the western German town of Recklinghausen on Thursday and the driver and nine other people had been injured, police said.

With eye on China, Germany shields strategic firms against takeovers

With eye on China, Germany shields strategic firms against takeovers

Germany toughened rules Wednesday for non-EU share purchases or acquisitions of companies that are part of its critical infrastructure, amid growing disquiet about takeovers by Chinese firms.

National Day a celebration of unification, says German envoy

National Day a celebration of unification, says German envoy

As in the case of the Germans, the National Day is an opportunity for Qataris to reflect on their national identity not only in hindsight but foremost in terms of the prospects for the future development of Qatar also, German ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel has said.

Germany opens probe against Strasbourg attack suspect

Germany opens probe against Strasbourg attack suspect

German prosecutors have launched an investigation into the suspect in the deadly gun attack at a Christmas market in eastern France, a spokesman for the service said Thursday.