Kosovo gives German bombing suspects to UN

Kosovo gives German bombing suspects to UN

A Kosovo court deferred to international judicial authorities in the case of three Germans suspected of involvement in a bomb attack, a judge said on Thursday.

Wild boar storms community centre

Wild boar storms community centre

A disoriented wild boar smashed through a door at a community center in Frankfurt shocking a group of mothers and their children, police reported on Thursday.

US Army deserter seeks asylum in Germany

US Army deserter seeks asylum in Germany

US Army deserter André Lawrence Shepherd has applied for asylum in Germany, his lawyer told reporters on Thursday. Shepherd said he did not want to participate in a war that violates international law.

Deutsche Telekom leaks more customer data

Deutsche Telekom leaks more customer data

Scandal-plagued Deutsche Telekom has had another data disaster. Sensitive customer information, including bank details and birth dates, has been leaked on the black market for the second time in as many months, according to this week’s edition of Stern magazine.

What’s on in Germany: Nov. 27 – Dec. 3

What’s on in Germany: Nov. 27 – Dec. 3

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Mailbox bomb blast injures 12-year-old girl

Mailbox bomb blast injures 12-year-old girl

A 12-year-old girl has been severely injured by a mailbox bomb that appears to have been rigged in a family dispute in the Berlin district of Rudow, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported on Thursday.

Unemployment drops despite downturn

Unemployment drops despite downturn

Unemployment numbers in Germany dropped by 8,000 in November and the federal employment agency (BA) has announced that the country’s job market is stable on Thursday.

Erfurt students return to class with heavy police presence

Erfurt students return to class with heavy police presence

Some 800 Erfurt high school students have been allowed to return to class on Thursday after their school was closed due to anonymous threats of violence, but there will be heavy security, police said.

German troops to be stationed in France

German troops to be stationed in France

German soldiers are set to be deployed on French soil for the first time since the end of World War II in 1945, the two countries decided this week.

Germany donates €1 million for Palestinian aid

Germany donates €1 million for Palestinian aid

Germany will give €1 million ($1.3 million) in aid to the Palestinian territories after a UN plea for extra cash, the country’s foreign minister has announced.