Mar 23, 2017

Italy nabs mobster linked to Germany massacre

Italian police on Wednesday captured a notorious Calabrian mobster wanted over a 2007 mafia massacre in which six people died in the German city of Duisburg. Santo Vottari, 45, was captured in a tiny hideout in a flat at Benestare, near the southern Italian ...

Abe, Merkel agree to work with U.S. to promote trade

/ Mar 21, 2017

Abe, Merkel agree to work with U.S. to promote trade

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed Monday that Japan and Europe should work together with the United States to promote free trade. “At a time when a protectionist movement is growing in the world, Japan and Europe must cooperate with ...

Letter bomb explodes at France office of IMF, injuring one

Mar 16, 2017

Letter bomb explodes at France office of IMF, injuring one

A letter bomb exploded at the Paris offices of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday, injuring a secretary who suffered burns to her hands and face, police said. Employees were evacuated from the building near the Arc de Triomphe monument in the heart of ...

/ Mar 14, 2017

Snowstorm postpones Trump-Merkel talks until Friday

President Donald Trump’s meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been postponed to Friday from Tuesday due to a major snowstorm closing in on the U.S. East Coast, the White House said. “The president spoke to the Chancellor of Germany. They agreed due to ...

Germany hunts possible Islamic State contacts of mall attack plotter

Mar 13, 2017

Germany hunts possible Islamic State contacts of mall attack plotter

German police were searching Sunday for possible contacts of an Islamic State fighter believed to be behind a terror plot against a major shopping mall. Authorities had ordered the Limbecker Platz mall in the central city of Essen shut on Saturday over “concrete information ...

Vissel announce acquisition of German striker Podolski

/ Mar 2, 2017

Vissel announce acquisition of German striker Podolski

Vissel Kobe have acquired German World Cup-winning striker Lukas Podolski from Turkish club Galatasaray on a multiyear contract, the J. League first-division side said Thursday. Vissel are discussing with Galatasaray the timing of the 31-year-old Podolski’s move to Kobe. “I can confirm that at ...