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Heckler & Koch fined for illegal gun sales to Mexico

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A German court fines Heckler & Koch and convicts two ex-staff for illegal arms exports to Mexico.

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Germany convicts ex-weapons workers for Mexico gun sales

Added: 21.02.2019 11:39 | 1 views | 0 comments

A German court has convicted two former employees of gun maker Heckler & Koch over their role in delivering weapons that ended up in troubled areas of Mexico.


Exclusive: RWE to win EU okay to buy E.ON, Innogy renewables businesses

Added: 21.02.2019 11:09 | 19 views | 0 comments

German utility RWE is set to gain unconditional EU antitrust approval to buy the renewables businesses of both E.ON and Innogy in a deal that will reshape the German energy market, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Exclusive: EU regulators set to clear RWE's buy of E.ON's renewables - sources

Added: 21.02.2019 9:59 | 16 views | 0 comments

EU antitrust regulators are likely to approve without conditions German utility RWE's acquisition of the renewable businesses of E.ON and Innogy, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Tags: Germany, EU

No sign of terrorism in Munich shooting that left two dead: German police

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Two men were shot dead in the southern German city of Munich on Thursday but there were no indications that it was a terrorist attack, a police spokesman said.


No sign of terrorist background to Munich shooting: police

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There are no indications that a shooting in the southern German city of Munich which left two people dead had a terrorist background, a police spokesman said on Thursday.


How Lidl learnt to be less German in the UK

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Ronny Gottschlich, the former boss of Lidl, explains how the German discounter grew in the UK.

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Residents in Munich report hearing shots, German magazine reports

Added: 21.02.2019 8:55 | 12 views | 0 comments

Residents in the southern German city of Munich have reported hearing shots, German magazine Focus reported on Thursday, and police said on Twitter there was a large deployment there but they had the situation under control.


[Ticker] Germany rejects UK appeal on Saudi arms sales

Added: 21.02.2019 7:56 | 4 views | 0 comments

Germany has rejected a UK appeal to exempt jet fighter parts from its Saudi Arabia arms ban so the UK could fulfill defence contracts with the oil kingdom. Germany's arms ban would depend on "developments in the Yemen conflict", where Saudi Arabia was bombing rebel groups, German foreign minister Heiko Maas said Wednesday. British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said in Berlin that British arms sales could help "influence" Saudi behaviour.

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Microsoft Finds Hacks Targeting European Democratic Institutions

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Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered cyberattacks directed at democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and would offer a cyber security service to several countries to close security gaps, Reuters reported. The hacks occurred between September and December 2018, targeting employees of the German Council on Foreign Relations and European offices of The Aspen Institute and The German Marshall Fund, the company said in a blog post. Microsoft said it discovered the hacking through the company’s Threat Intelligence Center and Digital Crimes Unit, and the hacks targeted 104 employee accounts in Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Romania, and...

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