Germany

In this photograph taken on Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, Archbishop John C. Nienstedt talks about the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis consolidation plan.
AP Photo/Craig Lassig
December 17, 2018 - 6:26 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A prominent U.S. archbishop is asking the Vatican for answers about the status of an investigation into alleged sexual misconduct by his predecessor, who was forced to resign in 2015. St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop Bernard Hebda wrote a remarkable letter to his flock Friday...
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Volkswagen cars
Michael Sohn/AP, file
December 14, 2018 - 7:57 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen, which last year vied for the title of world's largest carmaker, says it is on track to beat that performance with a new annual sales record — despite trouble getting vehicles certified for new European emissions tests. Sales head Christian Dahlheim said Friday...
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A former 94-year-old SS guard holds his walking stick at the beginning of a trial in Muenster, Germany, Tuesday, Nov.6, 2018.
Guido Kirchner/dpa via AP
November 06, 2018 - 11:37 am
By David Rising, Associated Press MUENSTER, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS enlisted man went on trial Tuesday in Germany, facing hundreds of counts of accessory to murder for alleged crimes committed during the years he served as a guard at the Nazis' Stutthof concentration camp. Johann...
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German Christian Democratic Party, CDU, chairwoman and Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a party's leaders meeting at the headquarters the in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber
October 29, 2018 - 3:35 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel set off Monday on what could be a three-year countdown to the end of her leadership of Germany, a stint that has made her the European Union's longest-serving leader and a key figure in facing the continent's many crises. Merkel announced that she will give up the...
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Thousands of people attend a demonstration with the slogan 'indivisible' against hate and four solidarity instead of exclusion in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber
October 13, 2018 - 1:05 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people protested racism and discrimination Saturday in Berlin, a demonstration that came amid rising concerns about Germany's increasingly confident far right. A wide range of groups, including pro-refugee, gay rights and Muslim organizations, backed the "...
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stock market gains and losses
October 11, 2018 - 7:13 am
By Daniel Shane, CNN Business (CNN) -- A sharp drop in US stocks is causing tremors thousands of miles away in Asia and Europe. Major share indexes in the United Kingdom, Germany and France fell more than 1% in early trading, following Wednesday's bloodbath in American markets, where the Dow...
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Pope Francis salutes faithful as he arrives in Freedom Square to celebrate a Mass in Tallinn, Estonia, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. Pope Francis concludes his four-day tour of the Baltics visiting Estonia.
AP Photo/Andrew Medichini
September 25, 2018 - 12:23 pm
By Nicole Winfield and Jari Tanner, Associated Press TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful and driving them away, and said the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations. Francis...
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Kimberly Adams | KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
September 22, 2018 - 6:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The first keg of beer may have been tapped in Munich, Germany, but it didn't take long for the City of Brotherly Love to follow suit at the 10th annual South Street Oktoberfest. "It's fantastic we're having a great time," said Christine Chico. Hundreds came dressed...
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People are watched by police as they attend a demonstration in eastern Germany, Sept. 7, 2018, after several nationalist groups called for marches protesting the killing of a German man two weeks ago, allegedly by migrants from Syria and Iraq.
AP Photo/Jens Meyer)AP Photo/Jens Meyer
September 09, 2018 - 9:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — The attack on a kosher restaurant in Chemnitz by masked neo-Nazis on the sidelines of an anti-migrant protest shows there's a deep problem with right-wing extremism in the region and should be treated as a call to action, the head of Germany's Central Council of Jews said Sunday...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
September 06, 2018 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police say a dozen passengers aboard arriving flights from Germany and France were quarantined at U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Philadelphia International Airport after complaints of flu-like symptoms upon arrival. A Philadelphia police spokesman...
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