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Delegate: Progress in Iran nuclear talks but end 'far away'

BERLIN (AP) — High-level talks in Vienna aimed at bringing the United States back into the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran are moving ahead with experts working on drafting proposals this week, but a solu...

Germany's Merkel urges lawmakers to support pandemic bill

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged parliament Friday to pass a bill that would mandate a nationwide “emergency brake” when the spread of the coronavirus becomes too rapid, saying that...

EXPLAINER: What are the Iran nuclear talks all about?

BERLIN (AP) — Negotiations to bring the United States back into a landmark nuclear deal with Iran are set to resume Thursday in Vienna amid signs of progress — but also under the shadow of an attack t...

Holocaust survivors harness social media to spread message

BERLIN (AP) — Alarmed by a rise in online anti-Semitism during the pandemic, coupled with studies indicating younger generations lack even basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide, Holocaust survivors fro...

Officials urge vigilance as Germany sees 3rd infection wave

BERLIN (AP) — German health officials warned Friday that the country's latest eruption of coronavirus cases has the potential to be worse than the previous two last year, and they urged people to stay...

Germany's Merkel: EU needs to increase vaccine production

BERLIN (AP) — The European Union's problems with getting deliveries of coronavirus vaccines have underscored the need for the bloc to redouble its efforts to produce its own doses, German Chancellor A...

Germany funds vaccine assistance for Holocaust survivors

BERLIN (AP) — Germany has committed millions of dollars in extra funding to help ensure all Holocaust survivors are able to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, an organization that handles claims ...

US drone strike case appealed to Germany's highest court

BERLIN (AP) — Two Yemeni men who allege their relatives were killed in an American drone strike have appealed their case to Germany's highest court, urging a ban on the U.S. military's use of a base s...

Terrorism conviction of German rapper's wife upheld by court

BERLIN (AP) — A top federal appeals court has upheld the terrorism conviction of the wife of a German-born rapper who joined the Islamic State extremist group in Syria and likely died in an airstrike,...

UN atomic watchdog confirms details of new Iran centrifuges

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' nuclear watchdog said Wednesday it has confirmed that Iran has begun operating a cascade of advanced centrifuges at an underground site. Internatio...

UN atomic watchdog: Return to Iran nuclear deal possible

BERLIN (AP) — An American return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran remains possible, but both sides need to be prepared to negotiate, the head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog suggested to Eur...

German museums tentatively reopen as virus restrictions ease

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — More than 100 Andy Warhol originals have been hanging on the walls of Cologne's Museum Ludwig since mid-December with nobody to view them after coronavirus restrictions shut do...

German court temporarily blocks observation of AfD party

BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Friday temporarily blocked the country's domestic intelligence agency from putting the Alternative for Germany party under observation due to suspicions of extreme-righ...

Iran to meet with UN technical experts over uranium find

BERLIN (AP) — Iran has agreed to sit down with international technical experts investigating the discovery of uranium particles at three former undeclared sites in the country, the head of the U.N. at...

Rights group files complaint in Germany in Khashoggi killing

BERLIN (AP) — An international media rights group has filed a complaint with German prosecutors against Saudi Arabia's crown prince and four other top officials accusing them of crimes against humanit...