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Syrian victims of chemical attacks file case with German prosecutors

06 Oct 2020

BERLIN Lawyers representing victims of chemical weapons attacks in Syria say they have filed criminal complaints with Germany's federal public prosecutor against Syrian officials they blame for the deaths of hundreds of civilians in rebel-held areas.

German July trade figures point to slow recovery

08 Sep 2020

BERLIN German exports remained far below their pre-crisis levels in July despite a 4.7% increase during the month, data published on Tuesday showed, adding to signs that Germany's economic recovery from the coronavirus will be slow.

Modest rise in German July industry output points to slow recovery

07 Sep 2020

BERLIN German industrial output rose far less than expected in July, suggesting Europe's largest economy faces a slow return to production levels that preceded the crisis unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic.

UPDATE 6-Putin critic Navalny was poisoned with Novichok nerve agent, Merkel says

02 Sep 2020

* White House says use of Novichok "completely reprehnsible" (Adds U.S., UK, EU reaction, details)

Merkel tells Russia to investigate suspected poisoning of Kremlin critic

24 Aug 2020

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called on Russia to investigate the suspected poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny and hold the perpetrators accountable after doctors found indications of a toxic substance in his body. | Video

'They killed us twice': finding loved ones at last among Syria's tortured dead

08 Aug 2020

AMMAN/IDLIB/BERLIN Some families say it is better to know and mourn. Others say finally learning what happened is worse than dying themselves. | Video

COVID-19 pandemic derails Germany's push for migrant integration

30 Jul 2020

BERLIN Nigerian Iyke Anakua had been working for 14 months as a welder, a job he got through a recruitment agency in Berlin, when he received news in mid-March that he would be made redundant.

Merkel wants swift EU deal on COVID economic recovery to grow unity

08 Jul 2020

BRUSSELS/BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday called for a swift agreement on the European Union's mass economic stimulus to advance unity that would strengthen the bloc as it recovers from the coronavirus crisis.

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