Sport

Ozil ties the knot, with Erdogan as best man

German-Turkish footballer Mesut Ozil sparked controversy when he asked Erdogan to be best man in March.

German footballer Ozil ties the knot, with Erdogan as best man

Europe

German nurse gets life sentence for killing 85 patients

Niels Hoegel, post-war Germany's 'most prolific serial killer', admits to killing patients with lethal injections.

World War

'Thank you': May, Macron pay tribute to D-Day veterans

World leaders, former troops and civilians gather in France to mark 75th anniversary of June 1944 operation.

'Thank you': D-Day veterans commemorated on 75th anniversary

AJ Impact

Russian gas pipeline divides the West and 'punishes' Ukraine

Germany wants cheap Russian gas via Nord Stream 2, while Ukraine fears economic ruin.

Russian gas pipeline divides the West and 'punishes' Ukraine

Europe

German SPD chief resigns in blow to Merkel's coalition

Andrea Nahles' resignation follows worst European vote results and precedes three key state elections in Germany.

German SPD chief resigns in blow to Merkel's coalition

Europe

Iran, Syria on agenda as Mike Pompeo meets Germany's Merkel

German chancellor says brief talks with the US Secretary of State has Iran, Afghanistan, Syria and Libya on the agenda.

Iran, Syria on agenda as Mike Pompeo meets Germany's Merkel

European Elections 2019

Merkel: No knowledge of nationalist song played at Croatia rally

Critics say German chancellor should confront Croatian HDZ party's 'irredentist' agenda shown at EU election rally.

Merkel: No knowledge of nationalist song played at Croatia rally

Germany

'No to Nationalism': Huge rallies in Germany before EU vote

Tens of thousands gather in cities, including Berlin and Munich, to protest against nationalist and far-right parties.

'No to Nationalism': Huge rallies in Germany before EU vote

Germany

Germany rules BDS movement 'anti-Semitic'

Germany is the only EU member state equating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement with anti-Semitism.

Germany rules BDS movement 'anti-Semitic'

AJ IMPACT

World's first electric-powered air taxi to launch 'by 2025'

Emissions-free craft unveiled by German company Lilium aims to hit the skies in five years.

World's first electric-powered air taxi to launch 'by 2025'

Iraq

Germany, Netherlands suspend Iraq training missions

The United States has warned of increasing threats to Western military forces from Iran-allied groups.

Germany, Netherlands suspend Iraq training missions

Iran

US orders 'non-emergency government employees' to leave Iraq

Directive comes as tensions between the US and neighbouring Iran ratchet up as US military forces head to the Gulf.

AJ IMPACT

German economy rebounds but is not out of the woods

The German economy bounced back in the first quarter. But global economic headwinds are still a risk.

German economy rebounds but is not out of the woods

Europe

'Maximum restraint': Europe allies reject US escalation with Iran

EU leaders call for calm as Secretary of State Pompeo makes surprise Brussels visit to discuss alleged Iranian threat.

'Maximum restraint': Europe allies reject US escalation with Iran

Iran

Iran chides EU for failing to stand up to US 'bullying'

Instead of criticising Tehran, EU should uphold nuclear deal obligations - including normalising economic ties, FM says.