A Pakistani-Austrian author has said that Muslims who refuse to integrate should not be able to live in Europe, and that Sharia law is being openly practised in Austria and Germany.
Berlin uses former headquarters of communist East Germany’s feared Stasi secret police to help house record influx of asylum-seekers.
Swiss food giant Nestlé is vowing to stamp out any forced labor used in its supply chain in Thailand after a probe confirmed workers were toiling in slave-like conditions to catch and process fish for the company’s products.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to stick to her open-door refugee policy, defying criticism at home and abroad about a potential security risk after the Paris attacks.
The main cabin crew union at German flagship carrier Lufthansa has called off a strike planned for later this week. It referred to progress that had been made in talks with management over retirement regulations.
After a string of attacks killed 130 people in Paris on November 13, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen announced that Germany would expand its military operations in Mali.
The German economy posted firm growth for the third quarter, boosted by consumer spending which is fast becoming a cornerstone for German economic expansion, data published Tuesday showed.
Volkswagen has admitted to US regulators that its emissions cheating extended to thousands more luxury cars and SUVs than originally thought. Deceptive software had been installed on vehicles going back as far as 2009.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has come under fire for her welcoming refugee policy from Bavarian coalition ally Horst Seehofer, who demanded a cap on arrivals “in the national interest”.
As Europe remains on high alert following the Paris attacks, several countries have increased their threat level while others have received tip offs of potential acts of terrorism.