WWII bombs defused after huge evacuation

WWII bombs defused after huge evacuation

Explosive experts said they succeeded in defusing an enormous British World War II bomb and another, smaller American one nearby, after nearly half the people of Koblenz evacuated the city for the operation on Sunday.

SAP reaches for sky with cloud computing

SAP reaches for sky with cloud computing

German software giant SAP is hoping to improve its position in cloud computing with the acquisition of US web-based software company SuccessFactors.

‘Baron Cut-and-Paste’ dismisses new plagiarism claims

‘Baron Cut-and-Paste’ dismisses new plagiarism claims

Former Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has defended himself against new plagiarism accusations, this time related to an article he wrote in 2004.

Steinbrück rules out new grand coalition

Steinbrück rules out new grand coalition

Former Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück, a leading member of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), has categorically ruled out entering a new grand coalition under Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Von Trier’s ‘Melancholia’ triumphs at European film awards

Von Trier’s ‘Melancholia’ triumphs at European film awards

Lars Von Trier’s apocalyptic “Melancholia” picked up the prize for best European film of 2011 at the European Film Awards in Berlin late on Saturday night.

Karzai slams Pakistan for boycotting Bonn talks

Karzai slams Pakistan for boycotting Bonn talks

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has accused Pakistan of undermining negotiations with the ban by boycotting an international conference on Afghanistan starting Monday in Bonn.