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Bosch opens $1.2B semiconductor factory in eastern Germany

Jun. 07, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German technology company Bosch on Monday opened a 1 billion euro ($1.2 billion) chip factory in the eastern city of Dresden to help meet the growing demand for semiconductors. A global shortage of semiconductors has forced major auto companies such as...

Syrian convicted over fatal attack on gay couple in Germany

May. 21, 2021 09:53 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian man was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison Friday for stabbing a gay couple in the German city of Dresden, killing one man and seriously wounding his partner in an attack last year that prosecutors said was motivated by Islamic extremist beliefs. ...

Germany: 5th suspect arrested over Dresden jewelry theft

May. 18, 2021 05:08 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German investigators have arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the spectacular theft of 18th-century jewels from a Dresden museum in 2019. Prosecutors in Dresden said Tuesday the 22-year-old, the twin brother of one of the men already in custody,...

Anti-Islam group called extremist by German state intel

May. 07, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A German state intelligence service on Friday classified the anti-immigration group PEGIDA as a “proven extremist movement,” the German news agency dpa reported. The Saxony intelligence agency said it had enough evidence showing that PEGIDA, which...

Syrian on trial in Germany for killing man, injuring another

Apr. 12, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian man went on trial Monday accused of killing a German man and seriously injuring another in an attack last year that prosecutors said was motivated by Islamic extremist ideology. The trial of Abdullah A.H.H., whose full name wasn't released due to...