‘Historic chapter ends’: Germany completes troop pull-out from Afghanistan                           

‘Historic chapter ends’: Germany completes troop pull-out from Afghanistan                           

Germany has completed its troop pull-out from Afghanistan, started in May, the defence ministry announced Tuesday, ending a nearly 20-year deployment there alongside US and other international forces.

New army scandal: Germany vows to punish soldiers caught singing anti-Semitic songs

New army scandal: Germany vows to punish soldiers caught singing anti-Semitic songs

Germany wants troops to stay on in Afghanistan

Germany wants troops to stay on in Afghanistan

German army offers 10,000 soldiers to help coronavirus fight

German army offers 10,000 soldiers to help coronavirus fight

Germany to compensate gay soldiers who faced discrimination

Germany to compensate gay soldiers who faced discrimination

Rape trial of sergeant shines spotlight on sexual assault in German army

Rape trial of sergeant shines spotlight on sexual assault in German army

Report says Bundeswehr lied during Kunduz strike

Report says Bundeswehr lied during Kunduz strike

SPD rules out support for Afghan combat troop increase

SPD rules out support for Afghan combat troop increase

Military filmed Kunduz strike from ground

Military filmed Kunduz strike from ground

Westerwelle wary on Afghan troop rise

Westerwelle wary on Afghan troop rise

Germany’s rules of disengagement in Afghanistan

Germany’s rules of disengagement in Afghanistan

Guttenberg on surprise trip to Afghanistan

Guttenberg on surprise trip to Afghanistan

Guttenberg refuses to resign over air strike

Guttenberg refuses to resign over air strike

KSK special forces involved in Kunduz strike

KSK special forces involved in Kunduz strike

Holbrooke urges Berlin to increase troops in Afghanistan

Holbrooke urges Berlin to increase troops in Afghanistan

Berlin to compensate Afghan air strike victims

Berlin to compensate Afghan air strike victims

Bundeswehr sends off Schneiderhan amid Afghanistan scandal

Bundeswehr sends off Schneiderhan amid Afghanistan scandal

Guttenberg: air strike ‘militarily inappropriate’

Guttenberg: air strike ‘militarily inappropriate’

Parliament to investigate deadly Kunduz air strike

Parliament to investigate deadly Kunduz air strike

Berlin re-evaluates deadly Kunduz air strike

Berlin re-evaluates deadly Kunduz air strike

SPD to target Guttenberg in Afghan inquiry

SPD to target Guttenberg in Afghan inquiry

Jung resigns over Afghan air strike

Jung resigns over Afghan air strike

German media roundup: Jung under fire for Afghan air strike

German media roundup: Jung under fire for Afghan air strike

Bundeswehr chief of staff resigns over air strike

Bundeswehr chief of staff resigns over air strike

Defence minister expects Karzai to take action

Defence minister expects Karzai to take action

Germany extends military mission in Afghanistan

Germany extends military mission in Afghanistan

Guttenberg’s chopper attacked in Afghanistan

Guttenberg’s chopper attacked in Afghanistan

Germany sends 120 fresh troops to Afghanistan

Germany sends 120 fresh troops to Afghanistan

Germany calls up army reserves to help fight coronavirus pandemic

Germany calls up army reserves to help fight coronavirus pandemic

Update: Germany withdraws some troops from Iraq as tensions soar

Update: Germany withdraws some troops from Iraq as tensions soar

German army to employ rabbi for first time in a century

German army to employ rabbi for first time in a century

German army to suspend elite force member over suspected far-right extremism

German army to suspend elite force member over suspected far-right extremism

German army grounds new helicopter in fresh equipment setback

German army grounds new helicopter in fresh equipment setback

‘Unacceptable mistake’: German army apologizes for Nazi uniform Instagram post

‘Unacceptable mistake’: German army apologizes for Nazi uniform Instagram post

Germany plans to up NATO defence spending to over €50 billion

Germany plans to up NATO defence spending to over €50 billion

‘Resume the fight against terror’: Merkel backs call for troops in Syria

‘Resume the fight against terror’: Merkel backs call for troops in Syria

German army seeks out gamers in hunt for computer-savvy recruits

German army seeks out gamers in hunt for computer-savvy recruits

Second fatal crash of German army helicopter in a week

Second fatal crash of German army helicopter in a week

More women soldiers and less equipment: A look at Germany’s army in numbers

More women soldiers and less equipment: A look at Germany’s army in numbers

Germany arrests German-Afghan army adviser for ‘spying for Iran’

Germany arrests German-Afghan army adviser for ‘spying for Iran’

German military looks to recruit in other EU nations

German military looks to recruit in other EU nations

Why Germany is talking about compulsory national service again

Why Germany is talking about compulsory national service again

German military to get its first ever combat-capable drones

German military to get its first ever combat-capable drones

German Luftwaffe only has four operation-ready Eurofighter jets: report

German Luftwaffe only has four operation-ready Eurofighter jets: report

Germany starts army makeover by stripping barracks of name

Germany starts army makeover by stripping barracks of name

Germany not very ready to take over NATO’s very ready task force

Germany not very ready to take over NATO’s very ready task force

Prosecutors probe claims of Nazi salutes and pigs’ heads at party for army special unit

Prosecutors probe claims of Nazi salutes and pigs’ heads at party for army special unit

Turkey allows German MPs to visit own troops

Turkey allows German MPs to visit own troops

Soldiers told to hide uniforms for fear of attack by militant G20 protesters

Soldiers told to hide uniforms for fear of attack by militant G20 protesters

German soldier who ‘jokingly’ called for coup facing criminal charges

German soldier who ‘jokingly’ called for coup facing criminal charges

Defence Minister exaggerated army sexual abuse for personal gain, say critics

Defence Minister exaggerated army sexual abuse for personal gain, say critics

German military investigating officer over call to putsch: report

German military investigating officer over call to putsch: report

‘Respect our grandfathers’: far-right plot renews debate about army’s Nazi links

‘Respect our grandfathers’: far-right plot renews debate about army’s Nazi links

Errors found in 10 percent of re-reviewed asylum cases: report

Errors found in 10 percent of re-reviewed asylum cases: report

German soldier dies during training exercise

German soldier dies during training exercise

Thieves break into German army tank, steal weapons

Thieves break into German army tank, steal weapons

More than 2,500 right-wing extremist suspects in German army since 2011: report

More than 2,500 right-wing extremist suspects in German army since 2011: report

Defence minister vows clear army break with Nazi past

Defence minister vows clear army break with Nazi past

Second German soldier held over far-right attack plot

Second German soldier held over far-right attack plot

Berlin orders barracks inspection after Nazi symbols found

Berlin orders barracks inspection after Nazi symbols found

German ‘refugee’ soldier case lays bare asylum chaos

German ‘refugee’ soldier case lays bare asylum chaos

How a far-right ‘terror plot’ is rocking the German army

How a far-right ‘terror plot’ is rocking the German army

Defence ministry investigating far-right terror cell in army: report

Defence ministry investigating far-right terror cell in army: report

Defence Minister ‘outrages’ soldiers with strong criticism of army

Defence Minister ‘outrages’ soldiers with strong criticism of army

German soldier ‘disguised himself as refugee to carry out terror attack’

German soldier ‘disguised himself as refugee to carry out terror attack’

Germany building new army of 13,500 ‘cyber soldiers’

Germany building new army of 13,500 ‘cyber soldiers’

NATO boss urges Germany to spend more on its military

NATO boss urges Germany to spend more on its military

This is how much German military spending has grown over time

This is how much German military spending has grown over time

Trump fires up German debate on military spending

Trump fires up German debate on military spending

Germany to boost troops to 200,000 as US urges more defence spending

Germany to boost troops to 200,000 as US urges more defence spending

German army battles ‘fake news’ of rape reports in Lithuania

German army battles ‘fake news’ of rape reports in Lithuania

Scandal in German military: female soldier ‘forced to pole dance’

Scandal in German military: female soldier ‘forced to pole dance’

Is the German military capable of defending Europe?

Is the German military capable of defending Europe?

German soldiers accused of ‘sadistic sexual rituals’ and humiliation

German soldiers accused of ‘sadistic sexual rituals’ and humiliation

German army to take part in ‘sex seminar’

German army to take part in ‘sex seminar’

Germany bucks global trend, sells more weapons

Germany bucks global trend, sells more weapons

German army has record number of underage soldiers

German army has record number of underage soldiers

Two injured after army tank falls 50 metres in Alps

Two injured after army tank falls 50 metres in Alps

German Isis mission on hold in latest headache for army

German Isis mission on hold in latest headache for army

Germany to invest €58 million in Turkish airbase: report

Germany to invest €58 million in Turkish airbase: report

Germany mulls pullout from Turkish airbase: report

Germany mulls pullout from Turkish airbase: report

Hundreds seek to leave the German army

Hundreds seek to leave the German army

Govt argues over using army inside Germany

Govt argues over using army inside Germany

Germany to set out central role in EU defence plans

Germany to set out central role in EU defence plans

Shock as German soldiers let kids play with machine guns

Shock as German soldiers let kids play with machine guns

Berlin to beef up German military after years of cuts

Berlin to beef up German military after years of cuts

Germany to build air base in Turkey for Isis campaign

Germany to build air base in Turkey for Isis campaign

Battle rages over using army to fight terror on German soil

Battle rages over using army to fight terror on German soil

Top German general praises Russian bombing in Syria

Top German general praises Russian bombing in Syria

New army camo ‘can fool night vision goggles’

New army camo ‘can fool night vision goggles’

Kurdish fighters sell off German-supplied guns

Kurdish fighters sell off German-supplied guns

Taliban suicide attack hits German convoy

Taliban suicide attack hits German convoy

German navy rescued 10,000 migrants in Med

German navy rescued 10,000 migrants in Med

Luftwaffe takes part in first Isis attacks

Luftwaffe takes part in first Isis attacks

German mission to Syria gets go-ahead from MPs

German mission to Syria gets go-ahead from MPs

Less than half of German jets ready for action

Less than half of German jets ready for action

Germans fear terrorism if army fights in Syria

Germans fear terrorism if army fights in Syria

German Mali troops to free France for Isis fight

German Mali troops to free France for Isis fight

Schäuble moots ordering soldiers onto streets

Schäuble moots ordering soldiers onto streets

‘We’ll do all we can to help France’: Germany

‘We’ll do all we can to help France’: Germany

German army celebrates 60 years of service

German army celebrates 60 years of service

Army spent €40m to treat zero Ebola victims

Army spent €40m to treat zero Ebola victims

German army set for dangerous Mali mission

German army set for dangerous Mali mission

Fault forces Germany to stop Eurofighter orders

Fault forces Germany to stop Eurofighter orders

Leader of German Iraq mission dies suddenly

Leader of German Iraq mission dies suddenly

950 soldiers to fight Med people smugglers

950 soldiers to fight Med people smugglers

German army to phase out G36 rifle from 2019

German army to phase out G36 rifle from 2019

Army buys in new guns to replace defective G36

Army buys in new guns to replace defective G36

German army reports chemical attack in Iraq

German army reports chemical attack in Iraq

Army to spend €6bn on fixing shoddy kit

Army to spend €6bn on fixing shoddy kit

German army takes over Mali mission

German army takes over Mali mission

‘Hackers’ give orders to German missile battery

‘Hackers’ give orders to German missile battery

Nato warns Germany: pay your fair share

Nato warns Germany: pay your fair share

Top MP: we need fully equipped army

Top MP: we need fully equipped army

Army to spend billions on new anti-air missiles

Army to spend billions on new anti-air missiles

Army chief calls for ‘massive’ funding boost

Army chief calls for ‘massive’ funding boost

Faulty rifle puts minister in crosshairs

Faulty rifle puts minister in crosshairs

Lithuania pushes to buy German artillery

Lithuania pushes to buy German artillery

Germany falls behind on military spending

Germany falls behind on military spending

German troops quick off mark in Nato exercise

German troops quick off mark in Nato exercise

Germany, France, Italy want Euro drones

Germany, France, Italy want Euro drones

German troops slated for Lithuania exercises

German troops slated for Lithuania exercises

First German killed in fight against Isis

First German killed in fight against Isis

Army considers plan to field more tanks

Army considers plan to field more tanks

25 percent more soldiers seek help with PTSD

25 percent more soldiers seek help with PTSD

Cabinet agrees to send 100 army trainers to Iraq

Cabinet agrees to send 100 army trainers to Iraq

Germany wants to escalate Isis fight aid

Germany wants to escalate Isis fight aid

850 troops ‘to stay’ in Afghanistan

850 troops ‘to stay’ in Afghanistan

Soldiers get more cash and flexi-time

Soldiers get more cash and flexi-time

Bundeswehr has a black hole of €300 million

Bundeswehr has a black hole of €300 million

German helicopter fleet ‘not fit for Nato’

German helicopter fleet ‘not fit for Nato’

Bundeswehr drones can’t handle Ukraine winter

Bundeswehr drones can’t handle Ukraine winter

Greens: Send German ground troops to Syria

Greens: Send German ground troops to Syria

Merkel ‘wants to extend Afghan mission’

Merkel ‘wants to extend Afghan mission’

Germany unable to fly Ebola patients home

Germany unable to fly Ebola patients home

External audit grounds military expansion plans

External audit grounds military expansion plans

Merkel’s VIP jet set to fly soldiers home

Merkel’s VIP jet set to fly soldiers home

Germany struggles with Turkey Nato mission

Germany struggles with Turkey Nato mission

Germany’s Ebola mission stranded in Gran Canaria

Germany’s Ebola mission stranded in Gran Canaria

Germany’s military can’t meet Nato commitments

Germany’s military can’t meet Nato commitments

Coalition to mark potential terrorists’ ID

Coalition to mark potential terrorists’ ID

Revealed: Germany’s military feet of clay

Revealed: Germany’s military feet of clay

500 volunteers answer Ebola plea

500 volunteers answer Ebola plea

Iraq denies entry to German military trainers

Iraq denies entry to German military trainers

Armed drone debate divides Germany

Armed drone debate divides Germany

German army looks into wonky gun

German army looks into wonky gun

Germany gears up for more UN missions

Germany gears up for more UN missions

Germans want smaller role in world crises

Germans want smaller role in world crises

Is Germany shying away from global role?

Is Germany shying away from global role?

Ex-generals: Bring back conscription

Ex-generals: Bring back conscription

Bundeswehr loses 32,000 bullets in break-in

Bundeswehr loses 32,000 bullets in break-in

Germany to increase troop numbers in Mali

Germany to increase troop numbers in Mali

Germany to play bigger military role

Germany to play bigger military role

Car crashes into group of marching soldiers

Car crashes into group of marching soldiers

Army bans rude tattoos and big beards

Army bans rude tattoos and big beards

Germany to stay out of Central African Republic

Germany to stay out of Central African Republic

Army admits rise in Afghanistan violence

Army admits rise in Afghanistan violence

Family-friendly military ‘too expensive’

Family-friendly military ‘too expensive’

Military calls for drones to protect soldiers

Military calls for drones to protect soldiers

Germany halts purchase of armed drones

Germany halts purchase of armed drones

Germany gives Afghan interpreters asylum

Germany gives Afghan interpreters asylum

Troops show growing discontent amid reforms

Troops show growing discontent amid reforms

Germany hands Kunduz camp to Afghan security

Germany hands Kunduz camp to Afghan security

Hundreds of far-right extremists in army

Hundreds of far-right extremists in army

Attack in Afghanistan leaves troops injured

Attack in Afghanistan leaves troops injured

Booze battle tackles sozzled soldier scandal

Booze battle tackles sozzled soldier scandal

Afghan helpers threaten Kunduz base blockade

Afghan helpers threaten Kunduz base blockade

Merkel ally faces heat for drone ‘debacle’

Merkel ally faces heat for drone ‘debacle’

Tank crushes German soldier during training

Tank crushes German soldier during training

German drone nearly hits Afghan airbus

German drone nearly hits Afghan airbus

Germany sticks plan to buy armed drones

Germany sticks plan to buy armed drones

Army to start soldier psychological tests

Army to start soldier psychological tests

Germany kills ‘Euro Hawk’ drone programme

Germany kills ‘Euro Hawk’ drone programme

Germany prepared to enter Mali: Westerwelle

Germany prepared to enter Mali: Westerwelle

Bundeswehr soldiers ‘for hire as mercenaries’

Bundeswehr soldiers ‘for hire as mercenaries’

Germany offers to keep 800 troops in Afghanistan

Germany offers to keep 800 troops in Afghanistan

German schoolkids told: The military wants you

German schoolkids told: The military wants you

Afghans seek damages for Kunduz air strike

Afghans seek damages for Kunduz air strike

Defence minister visits Afghanistan

Defence minister visits Afghanistan

Bundeswehr ‘bullied’ by Turkish troops

Bundeswehr ‘bullied’ by Turkish troops

Minister regrets tone of ‘whiny’ soldiers comment

Minister regrets tone of ‘whiny’ soldiers comment

Defence minister tells soldiers ‘stop whining’

Defence minister tells soldiers ‘stop whining’

Berlin to refuel French jets for Mali mission

Berlin to refuel French jets for Mali mission

Politicians warn against more defence cuts

Politicians warn against more defence cuts

Elite soldiers ‘growing left breasts’

Elite soldiers ‘growing left breasts’

Germany to buy first armed drones

Germany to buy first armed drones

Merkel rules out German combat troops in Mali

Merkel rules out German combat troops in Mali

A third of volunteer military recruits drop out

A third of volunteer military recruits drop out

German troops heading to Turkey-Syria border

German troops heading to Turkey-Syria border

Minister seeks go-ahead for Turkey missiles

Minister seeks go-ahead for Turkey missiles

Opposition demand vote on missiles for Turkey

Opposition demand vote on missiles for Turkey

Army outraged by ‘rape’ music video

Army outraged by ‘rape’ music video

Army lures Bravo readers with ‘free’ trips

Army lures Bravo readers with ‘free’ trips

Wolves freak out soldier with stalking game

Wolves freak out soldier with stalking game

Minister: civilian Afghan flight is ‘progress’

Minister: civilian Afghan flight is ‘progress’

Hunt for soldier’s rapist continues

Hunt for soldier’s rapist continues

Court lifts ban on domestic military ops

Court lifts ban on domestic military ops

Deadly air strike colonel to be promoted

Deadly air strike colonel to be promoted

Afghan Bundeswehr aides ‘must get help’

Afghan Bundeswehr aides ‘must get help’

Hitler bomb plot ceremony marred by row

Hitler bomb plot ceremony marred by row

East German soldiers dying more than West

East German soldiers dying more than West

Bundeswehr ‘needs wealthy southerners too’

Bundeswehr ‘needs wealthy southerners too’

Soldiers threaten actor over anti-war film

Soldiers threaten actor over anti-war film

Should Germany have a Veterans’ Day?

Should Germany have a Veterans’ Day?

German military to get US-style Veterans’ Day

German military to get US-style Veterans’ Day

Bundeswehr soldiering on with overheating guns

Bundeswehr soldiering on with overheating guns

Finance minister wants soldiers taxed

Finance minister wants soldiers taxed

Germans ditch Afghan base after Koran burning

Germans ditch Afghan base after Koran burning

Expanding drone fleet raises privacy concerns

Expanding drone fleet raises privacy concerns

US to withdraw more than 11,000 troops

US to withdraw more than 11,000 troops

Canada wants military base in Germany

Canada wants military base in Germany

De Maizière urges more military might in Europe

De Maizière urges more military might in Europe

Investigations of soldiers deployed abroad surge

Investigations of soldiers deployed abroad surge

Berlin hails ‘turning point’ in Afghan war

Berlin hails ‘turning point’ in Afghan war

Afghanistan to see German troop drawdown

Afghanistan to see German troop drawdown

Pakistan spied on Germans in Afghanistan

Pakistan spied on Germans in Afghanistan

Soldier gets probation for deadly gun accident

Soldier gets probation for deadly gun accident

Big cuts in store for Bundeswehr

Big cuts in store for Bundeswehr

German cooking leaves more than 200 soldiers sick in Afghanistan

German cooking leaves more than 200 soldiers sick in Afghanistan

US medic training on live pigs faces opposition

US medic training on live pigs faces opposition

German military unveils super drone

German military unveils super drone

Education minister spent €150,000 on flight to Pope

Education minister spent €150,000 on flight to Pope

Soldier denies killing comrade in prank

Soldier denies killing comrade in prank

De Maizière worried about army quitters

De Maizière worried about army quitters

100 Germans involved in NATO Libya mission

100 Germans involved in NATO Libya mission

Last Bundeswehr goat gets his marching orders

Last Bundeswehr goat gets his marching orders

Soldier suicide rates high on missions abroad

Soldier suicide rates high on missions abroad

Report: defence cuts endangering soldiers

Report: defence cuts endangering soldiers

Westerwelle plays down engagement in Libya

Westerwelle plays down engagement in Libya

Berlin mulls troops for post-Qaddafi Libya

Berlin mulls troops for post-Qaddafi Libya

Bundeswehr recruits quitting voluntary service

Bundeswehr recruits quitting voluntary service

Muslims call for imams in the German military

Muslims call for imams in the German military

Bundeswehr joins EU combat force

Bundeswehr joins EU combat force

Bundeswehr begins new era as conscription ends

Bundeswehr begins new era as conscription ends

Coalition backs Guttenberg over Kunduz

Coalition backs Guttenberg over Kunduz

Germany to supply bombs for Libya mission

Germany to supply bombs for Libya mission

Bundeswehr convoy attacked by Taliban

Bundeswehr convoy attacked by Taliban

Afghan intel reportedly failed to warn of attack

Afghan intel reportedly failed to warn of attack

Bundeswehr slammed for children’s ‘Mitrovica’ war games camp

Bundeswehr slammed for children’s ‘Mitrovica’ war games camp

Three Afghans killed in Bundeswehr clashes

Three Afghans killed in Bundeswehr clashes

ISAF general describes Afghan bomb attack

ISAF general describes Afghan bomb attack

Petraeus to meet general hurt in Afghan attack

Petraeus to meet general hurt in Afghan attack

Afghan police chief and German soldiers killed

Afghan police chief and German soldiers killed

Bundeswehr soldier killed in Afghanistan

Bundeswehr soldier killed in Afghanistan

German soldiers admit to shooting Afghans

German soldiers admit to shooting Afghans

Defence reform slashes troop numbers

Defence reform slashes troop numbers

Protest leaves soldiers hurt, Afghans dead

Protest leaves soldiers hurt, Afghans dead

Defence Ministry warns cuts could ruin forces

Defence Ministry warns cuts could ruin forces

Bundeswehr bound for Libya peace mission

Bundeswehr bound for Libya peace mission

Eurofighter jet drops fuel tanks during training flight

Eurofighter jet drops fuel tanks during training flight

Bundeswehr general optimistic as Afghan regions tipped for handover

Bundeswehr general optimistic as Afghan regions tipped for handover

Merkel demands Qaddafi step down immediately

Merkel demands Qaddafi step down immediately

Afghan police say woman killed by German troops

Afghan police say woman killed by German troops

The rime of the ancient minister

The rime of the ancient minister

Bundeswehr soldiers return from Libya

Bundeswehr soldiers return from Libya

New defence minister to review army reform

New defence minister to review army reform

Warships head to Libya

Warships head to Libya

Three soldiers killed, several others injured

Three soldiers killed, several others injured

Germans and Brits stage covert rescue in Libya

Germans and Brits stage covert rescue in Libya

Guttenberg on surprise trip to Afghanistan

Guttenberg on surprise trip to Afghanistan

Army eyes school dropouts to fill ranks

Army eyes school dropouts to fill ranks

Army set to open ranks to foreigners

Army set to open ranks to foreigners

Sailor who died on Gorch Fock was unfit for duty, report says

Sailor who died on Gorch Fock was unfit for duty, report says

Two soldiers dead, four injured in accident at training area

Two soldiers dead, four injured in accident at training area

Bundestag extends Afghanistan mission

Bundestag extends Afghanistan mission

Guttenberg slams ‘clueless’ critics

Guttenberg slams ‘clueless’ critics

Parents demand fresh probe in navy death

Parents demand fresh probe in navy death

Guttenberg orders full review of armed forces

Guttenberg orders full review of armed forces

Guttenberg denies cover-up allegations

Guttenberg denies cover-up allegations

Soldier may have killed comrade in prank

Soldier may have killed comrade in prank

German militant reported killed in Bagram base attack

German militant reported killed in Bagram base attack

Death on navy ship sparked ‘mutiny’

Death on navy ship sparked ‘mutiny’

Soldiers’ Afghanistan letters allegedly opened

Soldiers’ Afghanistan letters allegedly opened

Cabinet extends Afghanistan mission

Cabinet extends Afghanistan mission

Women have strengthened army, says military association

Women have strengthened army, says military association

German army celebrates Christmas in Afghanistan

German army celebrates Christmas in Afghanistan

Troops to start leaving Afghanistan in 2011

Troops to start leaving Afghanistan in 2011

The royal Guttenbergs

The royal Guttenbergs

Berlin critical of Afghan leaders, report says

Berlin critical of Afghan leaders, report says

Bundeswehr to attract volunteer troops with better pay, bonuses

Bundeswehr to attract volunteer troops with better pay, bonuses

German troops stationed in France for first time since WWII

German troops stationed in France for first time since WWII

Stephanie zu Guttenberg joins husband on Afghanistan visit

Stephanie zu Guttenberg joins husband on Afghanistan visit

Last Bundeswehr conscripts report for duty

Last Bundeswehr conscripts report for duty

Guttenberg slammed for Afghanistan trip

Guttenberg slammed for Afghanistan trip

Petraeus lauds Bundeswehr efforts

Petraeus lauds Bundeswehr efforts

Afghanistan has ‘no military solution,’ German envoy says

Afghanistan has ‘no military solution,’ German envoy says

Westerwelle confirms 2012 as Afghan withdrawal target

Westerwelle confirms 2012 as Afghan withdrawal target

Donkey helps Bundeswehr fight Taliban in Afghanistan

Donkey helps Bundeswehr fight Taliban in Afghanistan

Surging Afghan dislike of Bundeswehr troops

Surging Afghan dislike of Bundeswehr troops

‘Ineffectual’ military set for radical overhaul

‘Ineffectual’ military set for radical overhaul

Psychiatrists needed to cope with army trauma

Psychiatrists needed to cope with army trauma

Military conscription to be suspended in July

Military conscription to be suspended in July

Guttenberg calls for ‘honesty’ about Afghanistan mission at memorial

Guttenberg calls for ‘honesty’ about Afghanistan mission at memorial

Bundeswehr soldier killed in Afghanistan

Bundeswehr soldier killed in Afghanistan

German warship thwarts Somali pirates

German warship thwarts Somali pirates

Conservatives approve end to conscription

Conservatives approve end to conscription

Luftwaffe grounds Eurofighter after ejector seat glitch

Luftwaffe grounds Eurofighter after ejector seat glitch

‘Ditch Bonn,’ agency tells Defence Ministry

‘Ditch Bonn,’ agency tells Defence Ministry

Bundeswehr soldier injured in bridge attack

Bundeswehr soldier injured in bridge attack

Guttenberg proposes trial period for new soldiers

Guttenberg proposes trial period for new soldiers

Conservatives suggest mandatory public service for young adults

Conservatives suggest mandatory public service for young adults

Military reforms could alienate soldiers, Bundeswehr commissioner warns

Military reforms could alienate soldiers, Bundeswehr commissioner warns

Bundeswehr closes probe against Klein for Kunduz air strike

Bundeswehr closes probe against Klein for Kunduz air strike

Defence Ministry plans troop reduction to 165,000 volunteers

Defence Ministry plans troop reduction to 165,000 volunteers

Majority of Germans want to end conscription

Majority of Germans want to end conscription

Afghan politician calls German air strike payouts ‘laughable’

Afghan politician calls German air strike payouts ‘laughable’

Kunduz air strike victims to get $5,000 payout

Kunduz air strike victims to get $5,000 payout

Guttenberg denies Afghanistan cover-ups

Guttenberg denies Afghanistan cover-ups

US fed up with Germany’s war effort, files show

US fed up with Germany’s war effort, files show

Conservatives resume infighting over military service

Conservatives resume infighting over military service

Bureaucratic ‘drama’ is failing troops: watchdog

Bureaucratic ‘drama’ is failing troops: watchdog

Westerwelle backs talks with Taliban

Westerwelle backs talks with Taliban

Mother of soldier killed in Afghanistan tries to sue government

Mother of soldier killed in Afghanistan tries to sue government

Westerwelle urges quick end to conscription

Westerwelle urges quick end to conscription

Berlin: Belt-tightening won’t hit Afghan mission

Berlin: Belt-tightening won’t hit Afghan mission

Bundeswehr outlines cuts to military hardware

Bundeswehr outlines cuts to military hardware

Guttenberg under fire for putting troops at risk

Guttenberg under fire for putting troops at risk

Bundeswehr protects soldiers from harassment with anonymity

Bundeswehr protects soldiers from harassment with anonymity

Tough summer ahead in Afghanistan, minister warns

Tough summer ahead in Afghanistan, minister warns

Armed forces personnel could be cut by 100,000

Armed forces personnel could be cut by 100,000

Horst Köhler profile: The modest but outspoken president

Horst Köhler profile: The modest but outspoken president

President Köhler resigns

President Köhler resigns

Military cuts unavoidable, says Guttenberg

Military cuts unavoidable, says Guttenberg

Köhler under fire for ‘economic war’ remarks

Köhler under fire for ‘economic war’ remarks

Greens moot scaling down German military

Greens moot scaling down German military

Ministry slams defective Tiger attack helicopter

Ministry slams defective Tiger attack helicopter

Afghan mission costing triple ministry estimates

Afghan mission costing triple ministry estimates

Coalition agrees on future of compulsory community service

Coalition agrees on future of compulsory community service

Bundeswehr to boost air power with US attack helicopters

Bundeswehr to boost air power with US attack helicopters

Bundeswehr lacks chaplains for Muslim and Jewish soldiers

Bundeswehr lacks chaplains for Muslim and Jewish soldiers

Klein unlikely to be disciplined over air strike

Klein unlikely to be disciplined over air strike

Bundeswehr trauma cases spike

Bundeswehr trauma cases spike

Expensive military IT project ‘Herkules’ does not compute

Expensive military IT project ‘Herkules’ does not compute

Politicians honour fallen Bundeswehr soldiers

Politicians honour fallen Bundeswehr soldiers

Guttenberg defends his Kunduz mistakes

Guttenberg defends his Kunduz mistakes

New Afghan plan poses more danger to troops

New Afghan plan poses more danger to troops

Bodies of Bundeswehr soldiers brought home

Bodies of Bundeswehr soldiers brought home

Four soldiers injured in Afghanistan crash

Four soldiers injured in Afghanistan crash

Merkel to defend Afghanistan mission

Merkel to defend Afghanistan mission

Merkel firm on Afghan mission despite deaths

Merkel firm on Afghan mission despite deaths

Four soldiers killed in Afghanistan attack

Four soldiers killed in Afghanistan attack

Guttenberg rushes to re-equip Bundeswehr

Guttenberg rushes to re-equip Bundeswehr

Guttenberg boosts firepower in Afghanistan

Guttenberg boosts firepower in Afghanistan

Gabriel: Chancellor must retract Afghan ‘war’ acknowledgement

Gabriel: Chancellor must retract Afghan ‘war’ acknowledgement

Merkel mourns fallen Bundeswehr soldiers

Merkel mourns fallen Bundeswehr soldiers

Taliban attacks ahead of Bundeswehr funeral

Taliban attacks ahead of Bundeswehr funeral

Bloodshed sparks row over Afghan strategy

Bloodshed sparks row over Afghan strategy

It’s war, says Guttenberg

It’s war, says Guttenberg

Bundeswehr kills five Afghan allied soldiers

Bundeswehr kills five Afghan allied soldiers

Three German soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Three German soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Guttenberg moots overhaul of military

Guttenberg moots overhaul of military

Shorter Bundeswehr conscription to cost Defence Ministry millions

Shorter Bundeswehr conscription to cost Defence Ministry millions

Guttenberg kick-starts shorter conscription periods

Guttenberg kick-starts shorter conscription periods

Doctor shortage alarms military commissioner

Doctor shortage alarms military commissioner

Ministry calls lawyers’ demands for Kunduz bombing victims unrealistic

Ministry calls lawyers’ demands for Kunduz bombing victims unrealistic

Klein tells inquiry he ordered Kunduz air strike in a rush

Klein tells inquiry he ordered Kunduz air strike in a rush

Bundeswehr hazing scandal widens

Bundeswehr hazing scandal widens

Army ritual abuse scandal spreads

Army ritual abuse scandal spreads

Bundeswehr launches investigation into hazing

Bundeswehr launches investigation into hazing

Bundeswehr probes claims that teen girl was killed in shootout

Bundeswehr probes claims that teen girl was killed in shootout

China shows growing clout at Munich security conference

China shows growing clout at Munich security conference

KSK reportedly had key role in Kunduz airstrike

KSK reportedly had key role in Kunduz airstrike

Berlin says Afghanistan talks a ‘turning point’

Berlin says Afghanistan talks a ‘turning point’

Staying the course in Afghanistan

Staying the course in Afghanistan

Berlin sending 500 extra troops to Afghanistan

Berlin sending 500 extra troops to Afghanistan

SPD: No additional troops for Afghanistan

SPD: No additional troops for Afghanistan

Parliamentary probe into Kunduz affair begins

Parliamentary probe into Kunduz affair begins

Catholics back Protestant criticism of Afghanistan war

Catholics back Protestant criticism of Afghanistan war

Kunduz governor calls Bundeswehr ‘ineffective’

Kunduz governor calls Bundeswehr ‘ineffective’

Israel and Germany hold historic meeting in Berlin

Israel and Germany hold historic meeting in Berlin

Afghan opinion of Germany worsens

Afghan opinion of Germany worsens

Germany mulling Afghan police training to avoid more troops

Germany mulling Afghan police training to avoid more troops

US to increase troops in German sector in Afghanistan

US to increase troops in German sector in Afghanistan

Guttenberg makes surprise Afghanistan visit

Guttenberg makes surprise Afghanistan visit

Guttenberg says Taliban waging ‘war’ against German troops

Guttenberg says Taliban waging ‘war’ against German troops

Thirteen injured in military base accident

Thirteen injured in military base accident

Military costs in Afghanistan outstrip reconstruction spending

Military costs in Afghanistan outstrip reconstruction spending

Al-Qaida gaining ground for new recruits in Germany

Al-Qaida gaining ground for new recruits in Germany

Army first in line to get cutting-edge swine flu shot

Army first in line to get cutting-edge swine flu shot

Clinton hopes Berlin open to new US strategy in Afghanistan

Clinton hopes Berlin open to new US strategy in Afghanistan

Al-Qaida recruiter nabbed with bomb materials

Al-Qaida recruiter nabbed with bomb materials

Berlin mulls increasing troops in Afghanistan

Berlin mulls increasing troops in Afghanistan

Afghans compensated for NATO air strike

Afghans compensated for NATO air strike

Federal prosecutors to probe deadly NATO air strike in Afghanistan

Federal prosecutors to probe deadly NATO air strike in Afghanistan

Former general calls for Afghan withdrawal by 2012

Former general calls for Afghan withdrawal by 2012

Islamists make threats ahead of election

Islamists make threats ahead of election

Top military rep rules out troop increase in Afghanistan

Top military rep rules out troop increase in Afghanistan

Bundeswehr: NATO clears German officer

Bundeswehr: NATO clears German officer

German army guns sold on Afghan black market

German army guns sold on Afghan black market

Two more Germans turn up in terror videos

Two more Germans turn up in terror videos

Soldier dies from injuries suffered in Afghanistan suicide attack

Soldier dies from injuries suffered in Afghanistan suicide attack

Westerwelle: Germany must stay in Afghanistan

Westerwelle: Germany must stay in Afghanistan

Growing military trauma cases going untreated

Growing military trauma cases going untreated

Bundeswehr sees need for more troops in Afghanistan

Bundeswehr sees need for more troops in Afghanistan

Al-Qaida threatens Germany in terror video

Al-Qaida threatens Germany in terror video

Sources say German officer violated protocol in deadly air strike

Sources say German officer violated protocol in deadly air strike

Eight soldiers injured by Taliban attacks

Eight soldiers injured by Taliban attacks

Berlin asks NATO partners to keep quiet on deadly bombing

Berlin asks NATO partners to keep quiet on deadly bombing

German officer reportedly violated NATO bombing rules

German officer reportedly violated NATO bombing rules

Bundeswehr dedicates fallen soldiers memorial

Bundeswehr dedicates fallen soldiers memorial

Merkel defends German mission in Afghanistan

Merkel defends German mission in Afghanistan

Merkel to address parliament over air strike

Merkel to address parliament over air strike

The war in Afghanistan comes to Berlin

The war in Afghanistan comes to Berlin

US-German relations fray over Afghan death probe

US-German relations fray over Afghan death probe

ISAF denies Afghan air strike broke NATO rules

ISAF denies Afghan air strike broke NATO rules

EU criticises NATO air strike called by Germans

EU criticises NATO air strike called by Germans

Four German soldiers hurt in bombing after air strike on tankers

Four German soldiers hurt in bombing after air strike on tankers

UN probes fiery German battle with Taliban

UN probes fiery German battle with Taliban

Berlin calls air strike in Afghanistan ‘necessary’

Berlin calls air strike in Afghanistan ‘necessary’

Schäuble sees no increased terrorist threat

Schäuble sees no increased terrorist threat

Town transformed into Afghan village for military training

Town transformed into Afghan village for military training

Anti-German Jihadist videos flood internet

Anti-German Jihadist videos flood internet

Bundeswehr ship thwarts Somalian pirates

Bundeswehr ship thwarts Somalian pirates

Bundeswehr shooting restrictions eased

Bundeswehr shooting restrictions eased

Bundeswehr joins major Afghanistan offensive

Bundeswehr joins major Afghanistan offensive

Economy drives East Germans to join army

Economy drives East Germans to join army

Luftwaffe hunts for new bombing range

Luftwaffe hunts for new bombing range

Soldiers kill youth at Afghan checkpoint

Soldiers kill youth at Afghan checkpoint

Military ‘Bombodrom’ plans go bust

Military ‘Bombodrom’ plans go bust

Insurers deny dead soldier payouts with ‘war clause’

Insurers deny dead soldier payouts with ‘war clause’

Germany awards first medals for bravery

Germany awards first medals for bravery

Germany’s war of words in Afghanistan

Germany’s war of words in Afghanistan

Troops in Afghanistan want more firepower

Troops in Afghanistan want more firepower

Bundeswehr ambushed in Afghanistan

Bundeswehr ambushed in Afghanistan

Two German soldiers shot in Taliban attack

Two German soldiers shot in Taliban attack

Neo-Nazi leader banned from German military association

Neo-Nazi leader banned from German military association

Probe against soldier for Afghan civilian deaths dropped

Probe against soldier for Afghan civilian deaths dropped

Formerly kidnapped German ‘mad’ for returning to Somalia

Formerly kidnapped German ‘mad’ for returning to Somalia

Special forces nab major Taliban leader

Special forces nab major Taliban leader

Pirates hijack another German cargo ship

Pirates hijack another German cargo ship

Taliban possibly tapping Berlin’s secrets

Taliban possibly tapping Berlin’s secrets

Steinmeier visits wounded soldier after two attacks on troops

Steinmeier visits wounded soldier after two attacks on troops

Somali pirates capture another German ship

Somali pirates capture another German ship

German freighter saves 75 from sinking ship

German freighter saves 75 from sinking ship

Pacifists: disarm or we’ll burn more bases

Pacifists: disarm or we’ll burn more bases

Berlin hands pirates over to Kenya for trial

Berlin hands pirates over to Kenya for trial

Germany files charges in latest Somali pirate case

Germany files charges in latest Somali pirate case

German navy captures seven pirates

German navy captures seven pirates

Obama confers with Merkel ahead of summit

Obama confers with Merkel ahead of summit

Merkel calls for sweeping NATO renewal

Merkel calls for sweeping NATO renewal

Germans oppose troops in Afghanistan

Germans oppose troops in Afghanistan

German Luftwaffe pilots injured in fighter jet runway crash

German Luftwaffe pilots injured in fighter jet runway crash

Military commissioner says troops get no love from Germans

Military commissioner says troops get no love from Germans

Jung headed to Afghanistan

Jung headed to Afghanistan

Captured pirates not coming to Germany

Captured pirates not coming to Germany

Parliament to debate help for traumatised soldiers

Parliament to debate help for traumatised soldiers

Military training ‘cyber soldiers’ for digital wars

Military training ‘cyber soldiers’ for digital wars

Secret military docs dropped in street, found by passer-by

Secret military docs dropped in street, found by passer-by

German troops to be stationed in France

German troops to be stationed in France

Number of traumatised German troops in Afghanistan grows

Number of traumatised German troops in Afghanistan grows

Military group says more German police needed in Afghanistan

Military group says more German police needed in Afghanistan

Soldier jailed for leaving baby to die in barracks

Soldier jailed for leaving baby to die in barracks

German Navy joins hunt for pirates off Africa

German Navy joins hunt for pirates off Africa

General says more support for Afghanistan mission needed

General says more support for Afghanistan mission needed

Germany backs EU mission to fight pirates

Germany backs EU mission to fight pirates

Steinmeier says Germany ready to boost Afghan engagement

Steinmeier says Germany ready to boost Afghan engagement

Bundeswehr losing too many doctors

Bundeswehr losing too many doctors

German military attache targeted in Afghanistan

German military attache targeted in Afghanistan

Merkel against withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

Merkel against withdrawing troops from Afghanistan

German troops to be stationed in France

German troops to be stationed in France

Soldiers attacked twice in Afghanistan

Soldiers attacked twice in Afghanistan

Doc claims southern Germans smarter than northerners

Doc claims southern Germans smarter than northerners

German troops in Afghanistan drink copious amounts of booze

German troops in Afghanistan drink copious amounts of booze

Military bishop says Germans don’t support troops

Military bishop says Germans don’t support troops

Dead soldier’s father says German troops ill-prepared

Dead soldier’s father says German troops ill-prepared

Ex defence ministers: Germany is at war

Ex defence ministers: Germany is at war

Military association blames government for dead soldiers

Military association blames government for dead soldiers

Suicide attack kills two German soliders

Suicide attack kills two German soliders

German MPs vote to send more troops to Afghanistan

German MPs vote to send more troops to Afghanistan

German checkpoint attacked in Afghanistan

German checkpoint attacked in Afghanistan

German cabinet backs new Afghanistan mandate

German cabinet backs new Afghanistan mandate

Bundeswehr AWACs in Afghanistan could direct combat sorties

Bundeswehr AWACs in Afghanistan could direct combat sorties

Germany doubles police instructors in Afghanistan

Germany doubles police instructors in Afghanistan

Suicide bomber attacks German troops in Afghanistan

Suicide bomber attacks German troops in Afghanistan

Coalition agrees on domestic deployment of Bundeswehr

Coalition agrees on domestic deployment of Bundeswehr

Robbe says German military morale endangered

Robbe says German military morale endangered

Insurgents attack Bundeswehr troops in Afghanistan

Insurgents attack Bundeswehr troops in Afghanistan

Gorch Fock sailor missing at sea

Gorch Fock sailor missing at sea

Pacifist poster with dead German soldier sparks outrage

Pacifist poster with dead German soldier sparks outrage

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Bundeswehr attacked again in Afghanistan

Soldiers broke rules in Afghanistan killings

Soldiers broke rules in Afghanistan killings

Soldier killed in Afghanistan because of flimsy vehicle

Soldier killed in Afghanistan because of flimsy vehicle

Afghanistan hurting military recruitment efforts

Afghanistan hurting military recruitment efforts

Germany’s Jung says Georgia must pursue NATO bid

Germany’s Jung says Georgia must pursue NATO bid

Germany denies interest in Pentagon’s armed drones

Germany denies interest in Pentagon’s armed drones

German military suffering from shortage of doctors

German military suffering from shortage of doctors

Protestors released after German army induction ceremony scuffle

Protestors released after German army induction ceremony scuffle

Germans all tanked up on adrenalin in Soviet-era toys

Germans all tanked up on adrenalin in Soviet-era toys

US wants Bundeswehr forces to help in eastern Afghanistan

US wants Bundeswehr forces to help in eastern Afghanistan

German special forces offer cash to recruits

German special forces offer cash to recruits

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Peacekeepers die in Bosnia chopper crash

Termites attack German base on Afghan border

Termites attack German base on Afghan border

Berlin backs cluster bomb ban

Berlin backs cluster bomb ban

Bomb attack on German army thwarted in Afghanistan

Bomb attack on German army thwarted in Afghanistan

Germany to send troops to western Afghanistan

Germany to send troops to western Afghanistan

National security council plans rile Merkel’s coalition

National security council plans rile Merkel’s coalition

German military official says fight in south Afghanistan unwinnable

German military official says fight in south Afghanistan unwinnable

German Navy scares off Somali pirates

German Navy scares off Somali pirates

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Two aid workers for German NGO missing in Afghanistan

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Half of German conscripts unfit for Bundeswehr

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