Tag Archives: Germany

3 killed as Somali pirates fight over ransom paid to free a journalist

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Three Somali pirates were killed in a fight over the ransom paid to free the German-American journalist who was released this week after two years and eight months of captivity, a police official said Friday. The … read more

Germany`s Merkel says wants to find “path to peace” for Ukraine crisis

The German leader landed in Kiev and was scheduled to meet Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk. KIEV, (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel flew in to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday and said she wanted to … read more

Iran has begun implementing nuclear transparency measures

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran has begun implementing nuclear transparency measures ahead of an Aug. 25 deadline agreed with the United Nations atomic watchdog, the IAEA, the head of the IAEA said on Monday. “The implementation of these five measures started,” … read more

Rebels getting tanks and reinforcements :Ukraine separatist leader

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian rebels are receiving new armoured vehicles and fighters trained in Russia, with which they plan to launch a major counter-offensive against government forces, a separatist leader said in a video released on Saturday. The four-month … read more

Edward Snowden has been granted permission to stay in Russia

Edward Snowden’s lawyer says the NSA whistleblower has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years. Snowden last year was granted temporary asylum of one year in Russia, but that ran out on Aug. 1. His lawyer, … read more

US striker Green fights to show he belongs with Bayern Munich.

Washington (AFP) – Bolstered by a dramatic World Cup goal for the United States, 19-year-old striker Julian Green wants to prove he belongs with German champions Bayern Munich. The German-American prodigy rewarded US coach Jurgen Klinsmann for giving him a … read more

Messi wins award as best player at World Cup

  posted by Bethelhem Abdissa AP – Sports   Lionel Messi has received the award for best player of the World Cup, minutes after his Argentina team lost the final 1-0 to Germany. Messi was selected ahead of Thomas Mueller … read more

Germany became World Cup champion for the fourth time

  posted by Bethelhem Abdissa Germany wins World Cup on Mario Gotze’s brilliance Germany became World Cup champion for the fourth time on Sunday night, and the first European team in history to clinch soccer’s greatest prize on South American … read more

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and fellow foreign ministers are adding their diplomatic muscle to nuclear talks with Iran, with a target date only a week away for a pact meant to curb programs Tehran could turn to making … read more