German government divided over call for Syria peacekeeping force

German government divided over call for Syria peacekeeping force

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government was sharply divided Tuesday by defence minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer's surprise call for international troops to secure northeast Syria.

Germany considers recruiting foreign EU nationals to boost army

Germany considers recruiting foreign EU nationals to boost army

Two German UN peacekeepers killed in Mali helicopter crash

Two German UN peacekeepers killed in Mali helicopter crash

German jets scrambled to face Russian planes

German jets scrambled to face Russian planes

SPD rejects amendment for military’s anti-piracy ops

SPD rejects amendment for military’s anti-piracy ops

Steinmeier: German observers in South Ossetia possible

Steinmeier: German observers in South Ossetia possible