Tag Archives: Germany

Support for Merkel at four-and-a-half year low, doubts grow over refugee policy

BERLIN/HAMBURG (Reuters) – Popular support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel has tumbled to its lowest level for 4 1/2 years, a poll showed on Wednesday, with a large majority of…

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The Latest: Doumbia joins Newcastle on loan

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on European soccer transfer deadline day (all times local): ___ 6:05 p.m.

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The Latest: Finnish prime minister still plans to open house

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the huge influx of asylum-seekers to Europe (all times local): 8:05 p.m. The Finnish prime minister says his offer last year to open his…

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Witness to migrant disaster that killed 37 describes screams

AYVACIK, Turkey (AP) — A witness to the drowning of 37 people including babies & other young children off Turkey's coast described the horror & screams in the moments after…

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Stone Age Horror! Pit Filled with Severed Limbs Uncovered

An ancient pit filled with severed human arms, hands & fingers has been unearthed in France. The nearly 6,000-year-old pit was found near the village of Bergheim, which sits near…

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Germany to tighten asylum rules as Sweden, Finland plan deportations

Berlin (AFP) – Germany moved Thursday to toughen its asylum policies, as Finland & Sweden announced plans to deport tens of thousands of people in a bid to contain the…

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U.S., British spies hacked Israeli air force: reports citing Snowden

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United States & Britain have monitored secret sorties & communications by Israel's air force in a hacking operation dating back to 1998, according…

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Cologne attacks show Germany unprepared for migration challenge

By Michelle Martin COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) – The crowds of drunk young men had been gathering for hours outside the main railway station in Cologne on New Year's Eve when…

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Germany warns Russia against 'exploiting' teen 'rape' case

Berlin (AFP) – Germany & Russia traded barbs over a murky case involving the alleged rape of a teenager, with Berlin warning Wednesday against "exploiting" the allegations after Moscow hinted…

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Migrating Storks Can't Resist a Garbage Dump Feast

Garbage dumps may be such attractive pit stops for some storks that they shorten their migration routes to pay a visit, a new study suggests. A few years ago, Andrea…

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