Who is Ariha Shah, the Indian baby in Germany's foster care for last 20 months?
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has asked Germany to send back Ariha Shah, an Indian child being kept in foster care in Berlin for more than 20 months. The baby was taken away from her Indian parents when she was seven months old
Germany asks China to negotiate with Russia, Ukraine to end war
Germany said that it wants China to refrain from supporting Russia with weapons and to help prevent a nuclear escalation of the conflict, the spokesman said
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says plans to speak to Russian President Vladimir Putin 'in due course'
After Moscow pushed troops into Ukraine in February of last year, relations between Russia and Germany froze
Europe's largest economy succumbs, Germany declares recession
Germany's GDP declined by 0.3 per cent in the period from January to March. It follows a drop of 0.5 per cent in Europe's largest economy during the last quarter of 2022
Which countries are skipping the G20 meet in Kashmir?
The third G20 Tourism Working Group meeting is being hosted by India in Srinagar on 22-24 May. This is J&K's first significant international event since losing its special status in 2019. While Saudi Arabia and Egypt have not yet registered, China and Turkey have chosen to skip the event
G7 Summit in Japan: Why is India invited and what role will it play?
India is a regular guest at the annual G7 summit of the world’s wealthiest democracies. At this year’s gathering in Hiroshima, the focus will be on Russia and China, both nations with whom New Delhi shares complex ties. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be playing the balancing act once again
In Taiwan, same-sex couples now have right to adoption: Which other countries allow it?
Taiwan on Tuesday passed an amendment that permits same-sex couples to adopt children they are not biologically related to. The other countries where such adoptions are legal are Israel, France, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Australia, New Zealand among others
Five convicted in Dresden jewel heist: How thieves carried out 'audacious' 2019 robbery
The 2019 robbery at one of the world’s oldest museums in Germany's Dresden over the span of just a few minutes saw thieves make off with a haul worth more than $123 million. While some of the artefacts have been returned in a plea deal, experts say the complete collection will likely never be recove
Germany: Five men sentenced to prison over spectacular museum heist
In November 2019, burglars stole goods worth more than 113 million euros ($123 million) from the Green Vault museum. After four of the offenders confessed in court, some of the loot was recovered, but not all of it
China still conducting police activities in Germany: German govt
The interior ministry spokesperson clarified that the police stations in question were "not fixed-location offices, but mobile facilities" from which Chinese and non-Chinese nationals were conducting "official duties" on behalf of Beijing
Top Chinese envoy to visit Ukraine, Russia on 'peace' mission
On the multi-day tour, Li Hui, China's special envoy for Eurasian issues and a former ambassador to Russia, will also stop in Poland, France, and Germany, the foreign ministry said on Friday without offering a schedule in detail
Scholz to Zelenskyy: Berlin will support Ukraine 'as long as needed'
"I have said it many times, and I repeat it here today: we will support you for as long as it is necessary," Scholz said
Ukraine President Zelenskiy thanks Germany for support in war against Russia
Zelenskiy arrived in Berlin from Rome, where he met separately on Saturday with Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and Pope Francis. The pope indicated that the Vatican would help in the repatriation of Ukrainian children taken by Russians
Ukraine War: Zelenskiy visits Germany after meeting pope
Ukrainian troops are advancing in two directions in the eastern city of Bakhmut, but the situation in the city centre is more complicated, deputy defence minister Hanna Malyar said
What all Germany will give to Ukraine in it's latest and largest military package of $3bn
Boris Pistorius, Germany's Defence Minister, said in a statement, 'We all hope for a rapid end to this terrible war by Russia against the Ukrainian people, but unfortunately this is not in sight'
Germany braces for 50-hour train strike after employers refuse union demands
The strike will likely be one of the biggest in recent years, following a previous large-scale walkout in April
Two die as gunman opens fire inside Mercedes factory in Germany
In response to the tragedy, Mercedes-Benz released a statement expressing their deep shock and sadness, extending their condolences to the victims, their families, and all personnel at the site
Japan to ban upskirting: Which nations punish people for taking sexually exploitative pictures, videos without consent?
Japan is set to introduce laws that make it illegal to snap voyeuristic images or take such videos without a person’s consent. Upskirting is an offence in the UK, Germany, Singapore and some US states
Germany may restrict export of chip chemicals to China
The move would be the latest in steps under consideration by Germany as it reassesses ties with China
German envoy slams country’s magazine Der Spiegel which spoofed India’s population overtaking China
The spoof showed an overloaded Indian train with swarms of passengers both inside and on top of it overtaking a “sophisticated” Chinese bullet train with two drivers inside. The drivers of the Chinese bullet train were astonished by the sight of the crammed Indian train