BERLIN The German Defence Ministry estimates it will cost nearly 9 billion euros to keep its aging fleet of 93 Tornado fighter jets flying until 2030, according to a classified document provided to German lawmakers this week.
BERLIN Germany's unpredictable arms export policies and long wait times for export licenses threaten the future of big Franco-German projects to develop new tanks, combat jets and drones, France's ambassador to Germany said in an essay published late Monday.
BERLIN The Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline company expects to receive approval from Danish authorities for a 180-km stretch of the pipeline under the Baltic Sea in time to finish the pipeline by the end of 2019 as planned, a spokesman said on Monday.
BERLIN The German cabinet on Wednesday passed a draft budget for 2020 that calls for a 1.7 percent spending increase and relies on ministries to cut costs to avoid incurring new debt in light of an economic slowdown in Europe's largest economy.
* Berlin spends more on infrastructure, education, defence
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BERLIN NATO is to receive the first of five Northrop Grumman high-altitude drones in the third quarter after years of delays, giving the alliance its own spy drones for the first time, the German government told lawmakers.
Frankfurt/Berlin Die scharfe Kritik an einer möglichen Fusion von Deutscher Bank und Commerzbank reißt nicht ab.
BERLIN Germany's foreign minister on Friday called for urgent efforts to ensure that humans remained in control of lethal weapons, as a step toward banning "killer robots".
BERLIN Germany will define its own security standards for a new 5G mobile network, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, after Washington said it would scale back data-sharing with Berlin if China's Huawei was allowed to participate.
BERLIN Germany's military remains dissatisfied with the combat readiness of its submarines and certain older aircraft, but a spate of reforms are starting to take hold, the military's top uniformed officer told lawmakers on Monday.