Germany does not have to stop the US from using its Ramstein airbase to coordinate drone strikes in Yemen, a Cologne court has ruled. The decision comes on a case filed by three Yemenis who lost relatives in a strike.
A number of high-ranking officials of the world soccer organization (FIFA) have been arrested on various criminal charges, according to reports published on Wednesday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel snags the highest spot on the Forbes list of powerful women, followed be Hillary Clinton, a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and former secretary of State.
A German court is set to hear testimony on Wednesday from the family of two Yemeni civilian drone strike victims, in a trial that could set a precedent for international governments participating in the United States’ global “war on terrorism.”
Germany and Iraq are the co-sponsors of a UN General Assembly resolution, calling for a halt to he „wanton“ destruction if Iraq’s cultural heritage.
Berlin is to be the only state in Germany to introduce rent controls immediately after the law allowing them comes into effect on June 1st.
Some have said that Ireland’s vote to grant gay couples the right to marry could help further the cause in Germany. German law currently only allows gay people to enter registered partnerships.
Memorial Day was established in 1868 to honor those who had served and perished in what until then was and remains the most costly conflict in American history, the Civil War. It was also known as Decoration Day, although its name was officially designated as Memorial Day in 1967. (Photo: Memorial Day speaker Tolzmann)
Argentina legend Diego Maradona has attacked world football chief Sepp Blatter, calling the 79-year-old Swiss “a dictator” and claiming his bid for a fifth term as Fifa president is “an absurdity”.
There are reports US intelligence director James Clapper wants to put future cooperation with Germany’s BND under review.