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German police shut down concert over 'Sieg Heil' chants

German police shut down concert over 'Sieg Heil' chants

German police at the weekend shut down a far-right rock concert in a small eastern town after members in the crowd started chanting the illegal Nazi slogan "Sieg Heil".

Bayer to cut 12,000 jobs after Monsanto takeover: company

Bayer to cut 12,000 jobs after Monsanto takeover: company

Germany chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer said Thursday it would slash 12,000 jobs in a major restructuring following the takeover of Monsanto ...

German police raid Deutsche Bank in 'Panama Papers' probe

German police raid Deutsche Bank in 'Panama Papers' probe

German prosecutors raided several Deutsche Bank offices in the Frankfurt area Thursday over suspicions of money laundering based on revelations from the 2016 ‘Panama Papers’ data leak.

Germany mulls setting up higher education facility in Qatar

Germany mulls setting up higher education facility in Qatar

Germany is exploring the chances of setting up a higher level educational institute or university in Qatar, ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel said on Monday.

Playing catch-up, Germany throws money at AI

Playing catch-up, Germany throws money at AI

Germany plans to invest more than 3 billion euros ($3.39 million) by 2025 to beef up its artificial intelligence capabilities and appoint 100 professors to lecture about it ...

German court orders diesel bans in Cologne, Bonn

German court orders diesel bans in Cologne, Bonn

A German court Thursday ordered Cologne and Bonn to join a slew of cities in banning older diesels from its roads to combat air pollution, as the government struggled to reach a deal with carmakers ...

Nissan Leaf gets approval for vehicle-to-grid use in Germany

Nissan Leaf gets approval for vehicle-to-grid use in Germany

Nissan's Leaf became the first electric vehicle (EV) to secure regulatory approval as an energy backstop for Germany's electricity grid, the Japanese carmaker said on Tuesday ...

Germany urges joint European stance on Saudi arms exports

Germany urges joint European stance on Saudi arms exports

European nations should take a joint stance on whether to halt arms exports to Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said Monday.

Businesswomen Investments in local market reach QR30bn

Businesswomen Investments in local market reach QR30bn

The volume of Qatari businesswomen's investments in the local market reached about QR30bn in various fields such as banking, trade, tourism, manufacturing, handicrafts, productive families and the stock market, according to statistics from the Qatari Business Women Association.

Surge in demand seen for tourism, food and legal services in Qatar

Surge in demand seen for tourism, food and legal services in Qatar

More international companies are eyeing business opportunities in Qatar’s food and tourism sectors, as well as in legal services, an official of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Qatar has said.

German prosecutors raid Opel over diesel allegations

German prosecutors raid Opel over diesel allegations

French-owned carmaker Opel became the latest household name of the German auto industry in prosecutors' sights over diesel emissions, as authorities raided two factories belonging to the lightning-bolt brand and prepared a mass recall.

Small plane crash kills three in Germany

Small plane crash kills three in Germany

A light-sport aircraft fatally injured two adults and a child on Sunday when it was trying to take off from a mountain in central Germany, a police spokeswoman said.