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Thousands gather in German city to protest against far-right rally

Thousands gather in German city to protest against far-right rally

Around 8,000 people gathered on Saturday in the German city Kassel to protest against far-right extremism seven weeks after the killing of local politician Walter Luebcke.

Minister meets Germany, Iran envoys

Minister meets Germany, Iran envoys

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed al-Sulaiti on Thursday held separate meetings with German ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel and Iranian ambassador Mohamed Ali Subhani.

Important data stolen from German state's crime bureau

Important data stolen from German state's crime bureau

Files with sensitive data on police informants have been stolen during a burglary from the car of an official at the Bureau for Criminal Investigation for the northern German state of Lower Saxony.

Intra-Afghan peace talks successful, says envoy

Intra-Afghan peace talks successful, says envoy

The Minister of Foreign Affairs' Special Envoy for Counterterrorism and Mediation in Conflict Resolution, Dr Mutlaq bin Majid al-Qahtani, has announced the success of the two-day Afghan peace talks held in Doha

Intra-Afghan talks to spur peace efforts

Intra-Afghan talks to spur peace efforts

The two-day Intra-Afghan peace talks started here Sunday under Qatari-German auspices, bringing together dozens of high-profile Afghan politicians and civil society activists, as part of efforts to support the peace process in Afghanistan.

Sea-Watch rescue ship captain lashes Berlin, Rome

Sea-Watch rescue ship captain lashes Berlin, Rome

The German captain of rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3, Carola Rackete, who was temporarily arrested for bringing migrants to Italy, on Friday strongly criticised both Rome and Berlin.

German court rules in favour of doctors who let suicide victims die

German court rules in favour of doctors who let suicide victims die

Doctors in Germany are not obliged to try to save someone's life against their will following a suicide attempt, a court has ruled.

Italy court lifts house arrest on German captain, says she was protecting life

Italy court lifts house arrest on German captain, says she was protecting life

An Italian judge ruled on Tuesday that the German captain of a migrant charity ship had not broken the law when she forced a naval blockade at the weekend, saying she had carried out her duty to protect life.

Germany to take in some Sea-Watch migrants after EU deal struck

Germany to take in some Sea-Watch migrants after EU deal struck

Germany has agreed to take in about a dozen of the 41 migrants who arrived in Italy last month on board German charity rescue ship Sea-Watch, an Italian government source said on Tuesday.

Qatari investments in Germany reach €25bn, says Qatar Chamber official

Qatari investments in Germany reach €25bn, says Qatar Chamber official

Qatar’s investments in Germany have reached €25bn, according to Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani, who recently headed a delegation to Berlin.

Germany breaks temperature record for June as heatwave grips Europe

Germany breaks temperature record for June as heatwave grips Europe

A new temperature record for the month of June was set in Germany on Wednesday, as France and Italy also sweltered in a heatwave affecting large swathes of Europe.

Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs from power generation division

Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs from power generation division

German industrial giant Siemens is to cut 2,700 jobs in its power generation division, 1,400 of them in Germany, the company said on Tuesday.