UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen

Berlin, Jun 24 The UN health agency says there are now more than 200,000 suspected cases of cholera in an outbreak in war-torn Yemen, many of them children.UNICEF director Anthony Lake and World...

Jun 24, 2017 11:53 PM | Newsscroll

Berlin gives celebrity welcome to 2 giant pandas from China

Berlin, Jun 24 Two giant pandas Meng Meng and Jiao Qing received a celebrity welcome today in Berlin from the German capital's mayor and the Chinese ambassador after they safely weathered a long...

Jun 24, 2017 11:20 PM | Newsscroll

Eight-time champion Federer to face Zverev in Halle final

Berlin, Jun 24 Roger Federer, chasing a ninth title at the Halle grass court tournament, despatched Russian Karen Khachanov 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) today to move into the final.The world number five,...

Jun 24, 2017 10:14 PM | Newsscroll

China sends two giant pandas to Germany

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 24 Two giant pandas in China were today sent to Germany for a 15-year research mission from their home in southwest Sichuan Province.Meng Meng and Jiao Qing took a...

Jun 24, 2017 4:18 PM | Newsscroll

German parties salvage vote on social media hate posts bill

Berlin, Jun 23 Germany's governing parties have cleared the way for parliament to vote on legislation designed to get illegal content such as hate speech or defamatory fake news removed quickly from...

Jun 24, 2017 2:28 AM | Newsscroll

2 giant pandas to leave for Germany on 15-yr research mission

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 23 Two giant pandas in China will be taken to Berlin zoo from southwestern Sichuan province for a 15-year research mission.Meng Meng and Jiao Qing will be accompanied on...

Jun 23, 2017 8:41 PM | Newsscroll

Germany warns Turkey against meddling in religious affairs

Berlin, Jun 23 Berlin today warned Ankara against interfering in how people in Germany practised their religion, as a new row erupted over a new "liberal" mosque in the German capital.Diyanet, which...

Jun 23, 2017 6:19 PM | Newsscroll

Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks

Brussels, Jun 22 German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted today that the EU's future took priority over Brexit talks as Prime Minister Theresa May met European leaders for the first time since a...

Jun 22, 2017 9:40 PM | Newsscroll

Family spat tarnishes mourning for Germany's Kohl

Berlin, Jun 22 Helmut Kohl was the "chancellor of German unity" but a week after his death, a family spat has cast a glaring spotlight on deep divisions and a looming battle over his legacy.A...

Jun 22, 2017 7:36 PM | Newsscroll

Bill Clinton, Merkel, Macron to speak at Kohl memorial

Brussels, Jun 21 German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and former US president Bill Clinton will address a ceremony in Strasbourg where former German leader Helmut Kohl...

Jun 21, 2017 7:09 PM | Newsscroll