German police are investigating a “probable terrorist attack” after a truck ploughed into a crowd at a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday evening, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more. Follow the latest developments on our liveblog.
The Berlin evening air was cool, the mulled wine warm and festive spirits high. Then, suddenly, chaos: A truck ploughed into the Christmas market, making no obvious attempt to stop, and smashing revellers in its path.
A truck ploughed into a crowd at a Christmas market in the German capital Berlin on Monday evening, killing one person and injuring several others, the police said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel launched her re-election bid on Tuesday by lashing out at populists trying to exploit fears over the recent influx of refugees, while also taking a tough stance on integration, including a ban on full-face veils.
A German citizen employed by Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has been arrested on accusations that he made Islamist declarations on the internet and revealed internal agency material, the agency said on Tuesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told her party Sunday she will seek re-election next year, a move likely to be welcomed in many capitals as a sign of stability following poll triumphs for Brexit and Donald Trump.
Automaker Volkswagen said Friday it will shed 30,000 jobs to cut costs as it tries to recover from its diesel emissions scandal and invests more in electric-powered vehicles and digital services.
German police launched dawn raids on mosques, apartments and offices in ten German states on Tuesday, and the government banned an organisation it accused of trying to recruit fighters for the Islamic State (IS) group, the interior ministry said.
At least one person died and six people were injured on Monday by an explosion and subsequent fire at chemicals maker BASF’s biggest production site in Germany, the company said at a news conference.
A Syrian bomb plot suspect found hanged in his cell had not been deemed an “acute” suicide risk, German officials said Thursday as outrage grew over the judicial “fiasco”.
A Syrian migrant suspected of planning a bomb attack on a Berlin airport has committed suicide in a detention centre in Leipzig, the Justice Ministry for the state of Saxony said on Wednesday.
A Syrian man suspected of plotting a bomb attack was apprehended by three of his countrymen, who overpowered him, tied him up in their apartment, and then alerted police, authorities said on Monday.
German police said on Monday they had captured a man suspected of planning a bomb attack who had slipped through their grasp during a raid two days ago.
German police commandos stormed an apartment in the eastern city of Chemnitz on Sunday and detained a man in connection with a hunt for a Syrian refugee suspected of planning a bomb attack.
German police were carrying out a huge manhunt Saturday for a 22-year-old Syrian suspected of planning a bomb attack, after finding “highly explosive” materials in his apartment.
Two improvised bombs exploded in the eastern German city of Dresden on Monday evening – one at a mosque and one at an international conference centre – but no one was injured, police said on Tuesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party suffered a historic loss in Berlin state elections Sunday while the right-wing populist AfD gained fresh support, riding a wave of popular anger over her open-door refugee policy.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives look set to suffer a second electoral blow in two weeks in a Berlin city vote on Sunday as voters are expected to express their unease with her refugee-friendly policy.
Demonstrators took to the streets across Germany on Saturday in protest over a massive transatlantic trade deal, dealing a new blow to the disputed accord.
German police Tuesday arrested three men with forged Syrian passports accused of being Islamic State(IS)group militants and labelled a possible “sleeper cell” with links to the Paris attackers.