Feb 3, 2017

German researchers discover sunken U-boat off Azores

German researchers say they have found a Nazi-era submarine that sunk in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. The Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation says the wreck of the U-581 was found last September at a depth of about 900 meters (2,950 feet) near the Azores ...

Six teens found dead in German garden house after party

Jan 30, 2017

Six teens found dead in German garden house after party

Police in Germany say the bodies of six teenagers have been found dead in a garden house near the southern city of Wuerzburg. Bavarian police say the owner of the garden in Arnstein, about 75 km (46.6 miles) east of Frankfurt, found the bodies ...

Jan 28, 2017

Turkish NATO soldiers seek asylum in Germany: report

Several dozen Turkish soldiers assigned to NATO have sought asylum in Germany, a media report said Saturday, quoting officers who said they fear jail and possibly torture back home. Around 43,000 people are under arrest in Turkey on charges or links to last year’s ...

Trump statement on Holocaust makes no mention of Jews

Jan 28, 2017

Trump statement on Holocaust makes no mention of Jews

President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday issued a Holocaust remembrance statement that failed to mention the 6 million Jews killed in the Nazi genocide. The statement cited the “victims, survivors, heroes” of the Holocaust but did not mention Jews or anti-Semitism. News reports said ...

German girl gets six-year term for IS police stabbing

Jan 26, 2017

German girl gets six-year term for IS police stabbing

A German court on Thursday sentenced a teenage girl to six years of juvenile detention for stabbing a police officer in an assault “to support the Islamic State group.” The defendant, identified as 16-year-old Safia S., was convicted of “attempted murder, grievous bodily harm ...