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Germany: Victims of fatal train attack identified as 2 teens

Jan. 26, 2023 09:23 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A 33-year-old man arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing two teenagers and injuring five other passengers on a train in northern Germany had been released from pretrial detention a week ago and had previous criminal convictions, investigating officials said Thursday. ...

German ministers urge leniency for taking thrown-out food

Jan. 10, 2023 07:21 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Two German government ministers are calling for authorities to relax the application of rules enabling the prosecution of people who take food that is still fit for consumption from supermarket garbage bins. Agriculture Minister Cem Ozdemir and Justice Minister Marco...

Man convicted over German train knife attack that wounded 4

Dec. 23, 2022 10:21 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A German court convicted a man of attempted murder and bodily harm and sentenced him to 14 years in prison on Friday over a knife attack on a train last year that left four people wounded. Judges found that he had an Islamic extremist motive. The 28-year-old...

German business leaders warn against pulling out of China

Nov. 10, 2022 03:05 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A group of top German business executives is warning against withdrawing from China, while acknowledging that it's right for Germany to redefine its relationship with Beijing. The intervention by eight chief executives in an article Thursday for the daily Frankfurter...

Germany blocks Chinese-owned firm's chip factory deal

Nov. 09, 2022 12:45 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — The German government on Wednesday blocked the sale of a chip factory to a Swedish subsidiary of a Chinese company, a decision that comes as Berlin grapples with its future approach to Beijing. The move by the Cabinet follows a recent compromise over a Chinese...

South Korea striker Son is Messi and Ronaldo rolled into one

Nov. 09, 2022 08:08 AM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — When Son Heung-min went down clutching his face in a recent Champions League match, the pain was not confined to the Tottenham striker's fractured eye socket. The shockwaves were felt all the way back in his homeland of South Korea, where the nation...

Germany may block sale of chip factory to Chinese-owned firm

Nov. 08, 2022 07:01 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — The German government may decide this week to block the sale of a chip factory to a Swedish subsidiary of a Chinese company, following a recent compromise over a Chinese shipping firm's investment in a German container terminal. German company Elmos said late Monday...