Tag Archives: Germany

2 reports, 1 conclusion: energy shift must start soon

BERLIN (AP) — The world must swiftly shift energy production away from fossil fuels if it is to prevent a dangerous increase in global temperatures, according to separate reports released…

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Czechs cull thousands of poultry near bird flu outbreaks

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech authorities ordered a cull of thousands of chickens & ducks around outbreaks of bird flu on two small farms in the southeast on Friday, as reports…

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Clinton: More Europe can do to help U.S. combat terrorism

By Amanda Becker (Reuters) – Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday the attack in Brussels that killed more than 30 people is the "latest brutal reminder" that more…

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Drone meets blimp for crowd-friendly UAV

By Matthew Stock A new breed of unmanned aerial vehicle that is safe to fly at close proximity to crowds has been developed by a spin-off team from Swiss university…

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The Latest: French minister hails Merkel's refugee stance

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the continuing issues of mass migration to Europe (all times local). 9:35 p.m. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says German chancellor Angela Merkel is…

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German minister calls Trump a threat, Merkel lauds Clinton

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) – German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel has branded leading U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a threat to peace & prosperity while Chancellor Angela Merkel…

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Tusk warns 'no guarantee' of Brexit deal as Merkel backs Cameron

Brussels (AFP) – European Council head Donald Tusk warned Wednesday ahead of a key summit there was "no guarantee" EU leaders would reach a deal to keep Britain in the…

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Germany wants to introduce random emissions tests on cars

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany wants to carry out unannounced emissions tests on all carmakers, Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said on Sunday, aiming to reinstate confidence in the industry that was…

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French PM rejects permanent quota system for refugees

By Andreas Rinke & Tatiana Jancarikova MUNICH/BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls rejected on Saturday the idea of a permanent quota system for distributing refugees across Europe, putting…

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Rough seas, harsh winter, border limits add to migrant woes

PRESEVO, Serbia (AP) — Rasul Orwani thought he had faced the worst after braving cold, rough seas in a rickety wooden boat to travel from Turkey to Greece, then came…

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