Museum director warns of Syrian cultural losses

Museum director warns of Syrian cultural losses

Syria’s cultural heritage is seriously under threat from plundering and damage resulting from the current conflict, according to the director of the Berlin Museum of Islamic Art.

Support for euro fades as Greek doubts grow

Support for euro fades as Greek doubts grow

Just over half of Germans think their country would be better off without the euro, a poll suggested on Sunday, as the economy minister reiterated doubts over whether Greece can stay in the single currency.

Qatar in talks to buy 200 German tanks

Qatar in talks to buy 200 German tanks

Qatar is in talks to buy up to 200 German tanks at a cost of around €2 billion – and Chancellor Angela Merkel is in favour, according to a report due to be published in Monday's Der Spiegel magazine.

Nazi U-boat found in Canadian river

Nazi U-boat found in Canadian river

Just a week after a World War II German U-boat was found off the US coast, researchers believe they have discovered a sunken Nazi submarine buried in the bottom of a Canadian river - more than 100 kilometres from the Atlantic Ocean.

Minister sacks entire federal police leadership

Minister sacks entire federal police leadership

Germany’s interior minister is sacking the entire leadership of the federal police force, it emerged this weekend. Not only the head of the force will go next week, but also his two top deputies.

German fraud suspect found in Las Vegas

German fraud suspect found in Las Vegas

A German man sought in Europe for alleged participation in a fraudulent €81 million ($100 million) pyramid scheme has been arrested in the Las Vegas after five years on the run, US immigration authorities said late on Saturday.