Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

News: Germany

We have started to collect the most important news related to Germany in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Germany – overview

Germany: news

Murray wins first clay-court title

Monday, May 4th 2015, 14:01

Briton Andy Murray wins his first clay-court title, beating German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the Munich Open final.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Russia ballet great Plisetskaya dies

Saturday, May 2nd 2015, 21:16
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya - who captivated audiences around the world - has died in Germany, aged 89, the director of the Bolshoi Theatre says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Airbus to sue over German spying row

Friday, May 1st 2015, 8:00
related countries: United States United States

Aviation giant Airbus says it will file a criminal complaint over allegations in the media that German spies helped the US carry out industrial espionage.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

The rape of Berlin

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 23:02
related places: Berlin

How Soviet troops took revenge on German women
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Commerzbank's bonus plan blocked

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 18:40

The German government blocks a plan by Commerzbank to increase bonuses for its top performers to 200% of their basic salary.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

German police 'foil terrorist plot'

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 14:58
related places: Frankfurt

Police in Germany believe they have foiled a terror plot after seizing weapons and explosives in an apartment near Frankfurt, local media say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Murray makes winning start on clay

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 13:50

Andy Murray begins his clay-court season with a comfortable win over Germany's Mischa Zverev at the Munich Open.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Spy scandal turns tables on Merkel government

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 12:30
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Merkel

Embarrassment over allegations Germany spied on France for the US
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rubella eradicated from Americas

Wednesday, April 29th 2015, 20:24

North and South America become the first regions to completely eradicate rubella, or German measles, after no cases in five years
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bayern Munich 1-1 Borussia Dortmund

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 22:34

Bayern Munich miss all four of their penalties as Borussia Dortmund reach the German Cup final after a shootout.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bayern Munich win 25th German title

Sunday, April 26th 2015, 17:27
related places: Wolfsburg

Bayern Munich claim a third consecutive Bundesliga title courtesy of Wolfsburg's loss to Borussia Monchengladbach.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Putin-backed bikers head for Berlin

Saturday, April 25th 2015, 21:59
related countries: Poland Poland, Russia Russia
related places: Berlin

An ultra-patriotic Russian bike club begins a controversial ride to Berlin, despite Polish warnings that it will not allow them across the border.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Putin's 'Hells Angels' ride on Berlin

Saturday, April 25th 2015, 17:51
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Berlin, Moscow

A Russian biker group, famed for their patriotism, have set off from Moscow hoping to recreate the route taken by the Red Army 70 years ago and travel to Berlin.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

German student death accused 'sorry'

Friday, April 24th 2015, 11:05

The 18-year-old accused of causing the death of student teacher Tugce Albayrak cries in court as he admits hitting her.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Germany to Australia in a kayak

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 0:57
related countries: Australia Australia

Sandy Robson is on a five-year expedition from Germany to Australia in a kayak.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Auschwitz guard admits 'moral guilt'

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 15:10

A 93-year-old former Nazi SS guard, known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz", admits he is "morally" guilty of aiding the killing of 300,000 Jews.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Global woes rattle German investors

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 12:34

Investor sentiment in Germany has shown an unexpected fall after rising steadily for the past five months, the closely watched ZEW survey indicates.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Profile: Oskar Groening, 'bookkeeper of Auschwitz'

Monday, April 20th 2015, 23:58

Former Nazi death camp guard on trial in Germany
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Emotional tributes to Alps crash dead

Friday, April 17th 2015, 14:17

Emotional tributes are paid to the victims of last month's Germanwings crash at a memorial service at Cologne cathedral.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pain of Germanwings school families

Friday, April 17th 2015, 1:01

Germany remembers school victims of Alps crash
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Germany 'headed for higher growth'

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 10:50

Four leading German economic institutes have raised their growth forecast for the country's economy as a result of falling oil prices and the depreciation of the euro.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Record dive rescues sunken treasure

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 14:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The deepest salvage operation in history rescues a treasure trove of silver rupee coins, sunk by a German U-boat in 1942 while en route from Bombay to England.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

German author Guenter Grass dies

Monday, April 13th 2015, 16:39

Guenter Grass, German Nobel literature prize winner and author of The Tin Drum, has died aged 87.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Writer Guenter Grass dies at 87

Monday, April 13th 2015, 13:03

Guenter Grass, German Nobel literature prize winner and author of The Tin Drum, has died aged 87.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tensions at VW amid leadership clash

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 15:25

Divisions emerge in the leadership of German car giant Volkswagen after chairman Ferdinand Piech gives an interview criticising chief executive Martin Winterkorn.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bayer release defender for fighting

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 14:32
related places: Bayern

Bayer Leverkusen release defender Emir Spahic following a fight with security staff after German Cup defeat to Bayern.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Germany to bring back 100 tanks

Friday, April 10th 2015, 19:02
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Germany plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service in an apparent response to rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Greece makes huge claim for Nazi era

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 17:08
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Athens says Germany owes Greece nearly €279bn in war reparations for the Nazi occupation in World War Two.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Cannibal' policeman is convicted

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 12:01

Former German policeman Detlev Guenzel is sentenced to eight years in jail for murdering a businessman he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fatal storms hit northern Europe

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 6:27
related countries: Austria Austria, Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

At least nine people have been killed in gales that have battered Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the UK.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Varoufakis: End 'toxic blame game'

Monday, March 30th 2015, 21:45
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis calls for an end to the "toxic blame game" between Greece and Germany.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Alps crash cockpit recording leaked

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 17:17

As forensics teams say they have isolated 78 strands of DNA at the Germanwings Alps crash site, more details of the plane's final moments have reportedly been leaked to German media.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Alps crash co-pilot 'hid illness'

Friday, March 27th 2015, 18:06

Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers, German prosecutors say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Alps crash co-pilot 'had depression'

Friday, March 27th 2015, 11:06

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, suspected of deliberately crashing an A320 plane in the Alps, required treatment for depression, German media report.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vladimir Putin's formative German years

Friday, March 27th 2015, 0:12

The shock that left a young KGB officer in fear of people power
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Adidas unveils Europe factory plan

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 13:03

German sportswear firm Adidas outlines a turnaround plan that includes making some of its goods in Europe rather than Asia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Asylum claims 'highest for 22 years'

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 11:23

The UN's refugee agency says the number of refugees seeking asylum in developed countries rose by 45% in 2014, with Germany receiving the most claims.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Grief in Spain at student plane deaths

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 19:08
related countries: Spain Spain

The German victims of the Alps air crash included 16 pupils returning from an exchange trip in Spain.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: German town mourns plane crash students

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 22:40
related countries: France France
related places: Haltern

A memorial mass for students and teachers on a plane that crashed in the French Alps has been taking place in the German town of Haltern, as Katya Adler reports.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: German town holds candlelight vigil

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 21:42
related places: Haltern

A candlelight vigil has been held in the German town of Haltern for the students and teachers lost in the Germanwings plane crash.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Merkel: 'Time of great sorrow'

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 14:18
related countries: France France

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that it is a "time of great sorrow" after a Germanwings airliner crashed in the French Alps.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Merkel and Tsipras meet amid debt fears

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 22:59
related countries: Greece Greece

The Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, and the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, have struck more conciliatory tones during his visit.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Greek-German summit amid debt fears

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 21:42
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

Greek and German leaders strike conciliatory tones, but remain vague on how to prevent Athens from running out of money.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Can Greece and Germany make sweet music?

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 1:56
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Berlin

Can Germany and Greece find harmony in Berlin?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Red Sea shark attack kills tourist

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 12:58
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A 52-year-old German tourist is killed in a shark attack off an Egyptian Red Sea resort, police say, the first such death in five years.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

German Grand Prix cut from schedule

Friday, March 20th 2015, 18:03

The German Grand Prix is cut from the F1 calendar for 2015 after Hockenheim fails to step in for the Nurburgring.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Puzzle over Varoufakis 'fake finger'

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 13:13
related countries: Greece Greece

A German comedian sparks confusion after claiming he faked a video apparently showing Greece's finance minister giving the middle finger to Germany.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Abbott Nazi reference sparks uproar

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 10:52
related countries: Australia Australia

There were ugly scenes in Australia's parliament on Thursday when Prime Minister Tony Abbott compared Labour Party leader Bill Shorten to the Germany WWII propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Riot in Frankfurt targets new ECB HQ

Wednesday, March 18th 2015, 13:42
related places: Frankfurt

Dozens of people are hurt and some 350 people arrested in a protest involving anti-austerity demonstrators in the German city of Frankfurt.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'No German Grand Prix this season'

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 17:24
related places: Hockenheim

The boss of German Formula 1 circuit Hockenheim has reportedly said there will be no German Grand Prix this year.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

France and Germany join Chinese bank

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 12:51
related countries: China China, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

France and Germany are to join the UK in becoming members of the Chinese-led Asian development bank, it has emerged.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Murray battles past Kohlschreiber

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 7:56
related countries: India India

Britain's Andy Murray sees off Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber in three sets to reach the last 16 at Indian Wells.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Lufthansa pilots to go on strike

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 1:33

Pilots at German national airline Lufthansa said they would go on strike on Wednesday, affecting the airline's short and medium haul flights.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China is third largest arms exporter

Monday, March 16th 2015, 1:36
related countries: China China, Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

China has overtaken Germany, France and the UK to become the world's third largest exporter of arms behind the US and Russia.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Funeral for German who fought IS

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 5:03
related countries: Syria Syria

About 2,000 people attend a funeral march for German woman Ivana Hoffmann who died fighting Islamic State militants in Syria.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Germany ends teacher headscarf ban

Friday, March 13th 2015, 13:26

Germany's highest court decides that a ban on teachers wearing the Islamic headscarf in state schools is unconstitutional.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Measles sceptic loses court battle

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 23:29

A German biologist who offered $100,000 to anyone who could prove measles is a virus is ordered by a court to hand over the money to a doctor.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

German prices rebound in February

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 10:36

German consumer prices rose in February, inching back up from January's fall, as the eurozone grapples with deflation.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Greek threat to seize German assets

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 13:49
related countries: Greece Greece

The Greek government threatens to seize German property as compensation for the relatives of victims of a World War Two Nazi atrocity.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

E.On posts record loss on plant costs

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 9:23

German energy firm E.On has reported its biggest annual loss after setting aside €5.4bn (£3.8bn) in costs related to its gas and coal-fired power plants.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 4/62

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS