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VW slashes thousands more jobs to fund electric transition

VW slashes thousands more jobs to fund electric transition

German car giant Volkswagen said Wednesday it would slash thousands of posts to cope with its transition to electric and autonomous driving the day after reporting rising profits ...

Germany to consult US over Huawei security fears: Merkel

Germany to consult US over Huawei security fears: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday Berlin would consult Washington over using technology made by China's Huawei in future mobile phone networks ...

Global trade pain stings export economies from Japan to Germany

Global trade pain stings export economies from Japan to Germany

From Japan to Germany, from economic numbers to profit warnings, there’s no shortage of evidence that the world is feeling the pain of a slump in trade.

Qatar wants to invest extra 10bn euros in Germany: FM

Qatar wants to invest extra 10bn euros in Germany: FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said that Qatar would like to invest an additional 10bn euros in Germany over the next five years, noting that it will become the largest Arab investor in Germany with a total investment of 35bn

VW customer plans to take diesel case to Germany's highest court

VW customer plans to take diesel case to Germany's highest court

A German court on Tuesday ruled in favour of Volkswagen in a case brought by a customer seeking compensation for having bought a diesel car affected by emissions cheating ...

Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work with Russia

Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work with Russia

US Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts.

Merkel says US calling European cars a threat is 'frightening'

Merkel says US calling European cars a threat is 'frightening'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday labelled as ‘frightening’ tough US trade rhetoric planning to declare European car imports a national security threat.

Amir meets Afghan and Rwandan presidents, visits Bavaria Parliament

Amir meets Afghan and Rwandan presidents, visits Bavaria Parliament

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met Friday at his residence in Munich with Afghanistan's President Dr Mohamed Ashraf Ghani and his accompanying delegation on the sidelines of the 55th Munich Security Conference.

Ex-Fifa supremo Blatter summoned in 2006 World Cup investigation

Ex-Fifa supremo Blatter summoned in 2006 World Cup investigation

Sepp Blatter has been summoned to explain how Germany was awarded the 2006 World Cup as prosecutors in Switzerland investigate suspected corruption in the bidding process ...

Berlin is considering extending bonus for electric cars

Berlin is considering extending bonus for electric cars

German motorists can still receive a government handout if they purchase an electric car beyond the summer deadline originally set out for the scheme to end.

French, German farmers destroy crops after GMOs found in Bayer seeds

French, German farmers destroy crops after GMOs found in Bayer seeds

Bayer said on Wednesday that farmers in France and Germany were digging up thousands of hectares of rapeseed fields after traces of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) banned for cultivation were found in seeds sold by the company

German police arrest three Iraqis suspected of planning attack

German police arrest three Iraqis suspected of planning attack

German police arrested three Iraqis suspected of planning an Islamist-motivated attack, the federal prosecutor's office said on Wednesday.