EU sanctions against Russia can lead to a “dangerous spiral” and are thus an “unreliable tool,” the head of German Chamber of Industry and Commerce Volker Treier told the German Handelsblatt business daily.
Julius Bär said on Monday it expects to strike a deal with American authorities over a probe into the Swiss bank’s role in helping Americans evade taxes by the end of the year.
The family of Prince Friedrich zu Solms-Baruth, an aristocrat involved in the July 20 plot to assassinate Hitler, launches a fresh legal bid to reclaim his estate from the German authorities.
The great-great-granddaughter of Emperor Franz Josef, Magdalena Maria Sophie of Habsburg-Lothringen and Sebastian Bergmann tied the knot on Saturday in Bad Ischl.
Ceremonies are being held in Germany for the 70th anniversary of a failed attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Some 200 people were killed for their involvement in the plot.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed for an international investigation into the downing of a Malaysian Airlines plane over Ukraine, Berlin said on Saturday.
Trade unions from five countries met in Germany on Wednesday and Thursday to coordinate a campaign to push for better working conditions at online retailer Amazon.com Inc.
Germany captain Philipp Lahm has retired from international football with immediate effect, according to the mass-circulation Bild newspaper.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble expressed doubts over whether the country should be given the influential post of Commissioner for Monetary Affairs.
To celebrate a Berlin museum is displaying 60 photos of the leader through the years. Merkel herself will enjoy her birthday with a lecture.