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The German government has agreed on a new reform of electricity markets. It’s likely to slow down the transition to a clean energy future, removing wind from the sails of the German Energiewende. Critics are appalled.
Death threats against German parliamentarians on social media in Turkey are raising concerns. Experts looking at threats and hate speech in Turkey, say this mob mentality is part of the dominant political culture.
A Shanghai construction company has bought a majority share in the long-stagnant airport, hoping to see its business take off again. It’s betting that tourists and trade with Asia will be the salvation.
The popular German automaker said it sold 170,625 vehicles in May, more than it moved one month ago. With the rise, Mercedes has kept up a momentum that has been building since the beginning of the year.
A German newspaper says the government is trying to put together a consortium of European investors to buy Kuka, a leading German robotics maker. The aim is to prevent a takeover of Kuka proposed by a Chinese firm.
The troubled German auto maker has reported a steep drop in net profit for the first quarter of 2016, but described its result as “solid” in view of “challenges” arising from its diesel emission-cheating scandal.
Media reports have suggested German carmaker Volkswagen is considering building its own battery production facility to foster e-mobility. It could be a crucial move to lessen dependence on Asian producers.
US agribusiness giant Monsanto has rejected a multi-billion takeover bid by German pharma and crop science firm Bayer, saying the offer was too low. However, they were open to further talks on a merger, they said.
German astronaut Alexander Gerst says he has a lot to learn before his next mission to the International Space Station in 2018. It will be his first as ISS Commander. What exactly will he have to do?
The German drama “Toni Erdmann” is a hot contender for the Golden Palm award at the 2016 Cannes film festival. Critics favor director Ade’s film, but in the end, it’s up to the jury to decide on Sunday.
German energy giant RWE has posted better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter of the year. But the utility continues to grapple with slumping electricity prices and the nation’s gradual exit from nuclear power.
German industrial giant saw its net profit fall between January and March – but only because of large one-time gains in the previous year. Its underlying profit jumped by nearly a third, and its order books are full.
When consumers constantly upgrade to the latest smart phone, this carries a heavy environmental cost. Although recycling helps, the underlying problem is economic growth versus the environment. How can this be solved?
German companies will assess Egypt’s potential to export automotive components, says Abu Frekhha
The German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce is in talks with Engineering Export Council to import Egyptian automotive components, says CEO
There is potential for investment in the fields of mining, gas and solar power, says GACIC CEO
Following their latest defeat, Hannover 96 are all but certain to be relegated from the Bundesliga at the end of this season. It is all the club president’s fault, writes DW’s Tobias Oelmaier.
Volkwagen is struggling with US authorities for a solution to the emissions scandal, without one in sight. Could the days of the German carmaker be numbered in the cutthroat American market?
This major German book fair also claims to be the largest reading festival in Europe. An important award ceremony kicks off the event on March 16, before it opens its doors to the public over four days.
The German rail operator booked a heavy loss for 2015 despite record turnover. Problems in its cargo unit, a protracted train drivers’ strike and restructuring efforts affected the bottom line.
The delegation also reviewed security in Sharm El-Sheikh and Marsa Alam airports
Despite a slowdown in the global economy, German exporters have been able to ship more goods abroad than ever before. A brief December dent was not enough to spoil the party over record-breaking full-year trade figures.
The number of jobless people in Germany has dropped to levels not seen since the early 1990s. While 2015 saw another decrease in unemployment overall, the rate was slightly up in December, the labor office reported.
Germany’s blue-chip stocks index, the DAX-30, has completed a fourth year of a rising trend as 2015 comes to a close. An index of European blue chips also rose, albeit by only half as much.
No matter what Germans may think of the Christian origins of Christmas, they cannot imagine the event without their beloved Christmas tree. But over time, that tree has undergone quite a bit of change.
German auto giant Daimler has made legal threats against an environmental group after it tested diesel cars. The results appeared to show that Mercedes and BMW models are also cheating on emissions tests.
Arrests, revelations, resignations: 2015 was a year that shook FIFA and the German FA to their very foundations. With scandals still in high gear, the fun promises to continue into 2016.
Germany’s Federal Cartel Office has lashed out against a best-price clause in use at the bookings.com online hotel booking platform. Regulators said the practice ran afoul of the country’s competition laws.