Peugeot must improve performance in Germany - CEO in magazine


FRANKFURT PSA Peugeot Citroen must urgently improve its position in Germany, where it lags peers because it is failing to convince customers of the value and attractiveness of its cars, Chief Executive Carlos Tavares told a German magazine.

Germany eyes bigger role in fight against IS in Syria

BERLIN Lawmakers from Germany's ruling parties will meet on Thursday afternoon to discuss how Berlin can provide more support to France in the fight against Islamic State militants following the deadly attacks in Paris.

Germany to start deporting asylum seekers to western Balkans

BERLIN Germany will this week start deporting asylum seekers from the western Balkans whose applications have been unsuccessful, government sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

World, Migrant Crisis 24 Nov 2015

K+S faces output curbs amid lack of waste water approval

BERLIN Germany's K+S could face production restrictions as authorities are withholding approval of its request for the continued discharge of waste water from processing potash.

Environment, 23 Nov 2015

Russia serious about solution in Syria, German minister says

BERLIN Russia feels increasingly under threat from developments in the Middle East and appears to be serious about cooperating with western countries to resolve the war in Syria, Germany's foreign minister said on Sunday.

World, Russia, Turkey, Syria 22 Nov 2015

Germany withdraws Eurovision contender after lyrics uproar

BERLIN Germany withdrew its contender for next year's Eurovision song contest on Saturday following a backlash from critics who accuse the R&B artist of using anti-Semitic and homophobic slurs in his songs.

Entertainment, 21 Nov 2015

Merkel, Bavarian ally clash over cap on Germany's refugee intake

MUNICH, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday rejected pressure from her Bavarian allies to cap the number of refugees Germany will accept, insisting instead that it share the burden of handling the influx with its neighbors.

World, 20 Nov 2015

Germany investigates if Algerian migrant knew of Paris attacks

BERLIN Germany's top prosecutor is investigating whether an Algerian man detained at a refugee center last week knew in advance about the Paris attacks but failed to tell the authorities, officials said on Friday.

World, 20 Nov 2015

Branded a traitor, Russian sports whistleblower hides abroad

MOSCOW/LONDON The sportswoman who blew the whistle on doping in Russian athletics is in hiding abroad, pursued by a barrage of criticism from former colleagues and officials at home who accuse her of betraying her country.

Russia, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Sports 20 Nov 2015

Singer whose lyrics deride Jews, gays, to sing for Germany at Eurovision

BERLIN A popular German singer, some of whose lyrics have been described as anti-Semitic and homophobic, will be Germany's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) next year, sparking criticism on social media and in the press.

Entertainment, Music, 20 Nov 2015

Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet

ISTANBUL/MOSCOW Russia threatened economic retaliation against Turkey on Thursday and said it was still awaiting a reasonable explanation for the shooting down of its warplane, but Turkey dismissed the threats as "emotional" and "unfitting". | Video