Wealthy German family gives millions to Holocaust survivors

BERLIN (AP) — One of Germany’s richest families, which owns Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Pret A Manger and other international brands, is giving millions to support Holocaust survivors as it seeks to atone...

Wealthy German family gives millions to Holocaust survivors

American, Australian freed by Taliban treated in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — An American and an Australian who were freed by the Taliban this week after three years in captivity are now in Germany receiving treatment at a U.S. military hospital. ...

Survey: About 1 in 4 Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs

BERLIN (AP) — About one in four Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs, with such attitudes on the rise in eastern countries and mostly steady in the west, according to a survey released Thursday. ...

30 years after Berlin Wall fell, East-West divides remain

BERLIN (AP) — Many people in the former East Germany say they feel like second-class citizens 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, despite a growing economy and low unemployment. ...

Germany quiet on Trump, Ukraine badmouthing during call

BERLIN (AP) — During a telephone conversation that now underlies an impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy briefly bantered about a U.S. ally in Europe...

UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran installing new centrifuges

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' atomic watchdog confirmed Monday that Iran is preparing to use more advanced centrifuges, another breach of limits set in the country's unraveling nuclear deal with m...

Walloped by heat wave, Greenland sees massive ice melt

BERLIN (AP) — The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island's ice sheet and causing massive ic...

Caught between US and Iran, Europe struggles with diplomacy

BERLIN (AP) — France on Tuesday sent a top diplomat to Tehran to urge Iran to scale back its recently increased uranium enrichment activities, a mission underscored by a call from Europe for the Islam...

Germany extends Holocaust compensation to survivor spouses

BERLIN (AP) — The organization that handles claims on behalf of Jews who suffered under the Nazis says Germany has agreed to extend compensation to their surviving spouses, and to increase other payme...

Iran's breach of uranium limits complicates nuclear deal

BERLIN (AP) — Efforts by world powers to preserve a 2015 landmark nuclear deal with Iran grew more complicated Monday with confirmation that Tehran had breached the pact's limitations on stockpiles of...

Ships operating in Gulf region urged to take extreme caution

BERLIN (AP) — Governments and maritime agencies urged an abundance of caution Thursday for ships operating in the Persian Gulf region after two oil tankers were damaged in suspected attacks near the s...

From loss to liberation: Germany's evolving postwar attitude

BERLIN (AP) — When Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the Allies for the D-Day invasion and the "liberation" of Germany in World War II, she might have raised some eyebrows internationally. To those at ...

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close

BERLIN (AP) — Defense attorneys for a former nurse on trial for killing 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany asked for leniency for their client Wednesday, saying in closing arguments tha...

Tensions over Iran show cracks in a time-tested alliance

LONDON (AP) — Gone, at least for now, are the halcyon days when strong military and political ties between Britain and the United States meant that Washington could assume it had a staunch partner for...