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Malaysian exhibitors at world’s largest home-textile fair in Frankfurt

By Manik Mehta FRANKFURT -- Three Malaysian companies are making a strong pitch at Frankfurt’s four-day home-textile trade fair – Heimtextil 2019 – which ends Saturday,...

Bergmann, barred as a Jew from 1936 Olympic Games, dies at...

New York/Frankfurt  - Former German high jumper Gretel Bergmann, who as a Jew was denied by the Nazi regime to compete at the 1936 Berlin Olympics,...

India’s Modi arrives in Germany ahead of bilateral talks

Berlin - Indian Premier Narendra Modi was welcomed to the German government's Meseberg Castle state guest house near Berlin by Chancellor Angela Merkel on...

World’s shortest international flight cancelled

Stuttgart  - An 8-minute flight between Germany and Switzerland that was said to be the world's shortest regularly scheduled international route has been discontinued,...

Report: another dubious payment in German World Cup affair

Frankfurt  - Another dubious payment has emerged in the affair around Germany's hosting of the 2006 World Cup, Der Spiegel news magazine said Friday. The...

Trump demands “vast sums of money” for defending Germany

Washington  - Berlin owes "vast sums of money" to NATO and the United States for the defence of Germany, US President Donald Trump said Saturday...

Package containing explosives found at German Finance Ministry

Athens - An explosive-filled envelope discovered in the German Finance Ministry mailroom on Wednesday was sent from Athens, according to a spokeswoman for the Greek...

Philippine troops recover body of beheaded German hostage

Manila – Philippine troops have recovered the body of a 70-year-old German man beheaded by Islamist militants last week, a military commander said Sunday. The...

Berlin confirms murder of German hostage in the Philippines

Berlin/Manila– Berlin confirmed on Monday the murder of a German hostage by the militant Islamist group Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines with Chancellor...

China overtook US, France as Germany’s top trading partner in 2016

Frankfurt - China overtook the United States as Germany's biggest trading partner in 2016, according to data provided by the Federal Statistics Office on...