Feb 24, 2017

China overtakes U.S., France as Germany's biggest trading partner

China for the first time became Germany’s most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States, which fell back to third place behind France, data showed on Friday. German imports from and exports to China rose to €170 billion ($180 billion) last year, ...

Feb 22, 2017

Intelligence chief says more Islamic extremists in Germany

The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency cautioned Wednesday that the number of Islamic extremists in the country is on the rise and that the threat of an attack remains high. “We are currently counting 1,600 people as potentially belonging to that group,” Hans-Georg ...

Germany bans internet-connected 'spying' doll Cayla

Feb 19, 2017

Germany bans internet-connected 'spying' doll Cayla

German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called My Friend Cayla that can chat with children, warning Friday that it was a de facto “spying device.” Parents were urged to disable the interactive toy by the Federal Network Agency, which enforces bans on surveillance ...