England rallies to beat Germany

Mar 27, 2016

England rallies to beat Germany

Jamie Vardy scored his first England goal two minutes after coming on as a substitute and Eric Dier scored in injury time to beat Germany 3-2 and preserve the team’s unbeaten record in Berlin on Saturday. Vardy, who came on in the 72nd minute, ...

Mar 24, 2016

German Cabinet OKs prostitution bill requiring condom use

Germany’s Cabinet on Wednesday approved legislation meant to better control prostitution and make life safer for sex workers, a bill that includes making the use of condoms obligatory. Legislation in 2002 that legalized prostitution gave sex workers social benefits but led to an explosion ...

German president criticizes communism on China visit

Mar 23, 2016

German president criticizes communism on China visit

Germany’s president on Wednesday condemned the illegitimacy of communist rule in East Germany and lauded the benefits of human rights in a provocative speech to Shanghai university students. China has been ruled by the Communist Party as a one-party state since 1949. Under the ...

Shaky EU-Turkey agreement over migrants could fall through

| Mar 19, 2016

Shaky EU-Turkey agreement over migrants could fall through

A deal between the European Union and Turkey meant to curb the flow of migrants into Europe in return for financial and political rewards could unravel within months because neither side looks able to deliver on its commitments. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and ...

EU, Turkey strike heralded migrant deal but costs are high

Mar 19, 2016

EU, Turkey strike heralded migrant deal but costs are high

European Union and Turkish leaders celebrated a “historic day” after sealing a widely-criticized pact to send thousands of asylum-seekers back to Turkey — a deal that will cost millions and require the rapid dispatch of thousands of experts to Greece to undertake the complicated ...

Mar 17, 2016

German submarine-maker warns Australia against choosing Japan

A German executive vying for a lucrative Australian submarine contract on Thursday said that awarding the contract to Japan could damage Australia’s relationship with China. German’s ThysennKrupp Marine Systems, Japan’s Mitsubishi and French company DCNS are in the running to build 12 conventional submarines ...

Germanwings crash report: New rules needed for pilot health issues

Mar 14, 2016

Germanwings crash report: New rules needed for pilot health issues

Seeking to ensure that suicidal pilots can’t crash their jets, French authorities investigating last year’s Germanwings crash are urging new reporting requirements for doctors treating pilots, and new measures to keep pilots from hiding mental health issues. The recommendations are delicate. The investigators from ...