Germany: Woman and child held captive in Syria freed

28 September 2016, 10:50 am

BERLIN – Germany's Foreign Ministry says a woman who was kidnapped in Syria while she was pregnant and the baby she gave birth to in captivity have been set free. The ministry said in a statement the mother and child are in good condition and safely ...... Read More »

Moxy Berlin Opens in Germany

28 September 2016, 10:26 am

BETHESDA, MD—Moxy Hotels, Marriott International's experiential hotel brand, welcomes the new Moxy Berlin into the heart of Germany’s capital. Moxy Berlin aims to shake-up the traditional hotel experience by offering next-generation travelers a ...... Read More »

Air Berlin To Be Broken Into Three Parts

28 September 2016, 10:07 am

as part of an effort to stem losses and focus a much smaller carrier on bases in Berlin and Dusseldorf, Germany. The airline on Sept. 28 confirmed plans to wet-lease up to 40 aircraft to Lufthansa Group, which will allocate them to its Eurowings and ...... Read More »

Germany to scrutinize MBDA proposal for missile defense system

28 September 2016, 5:27 am

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's defense ministry on Wednesday said it had received a proposal to secure the contract for a $4.5 billion missile defense system from European arms maker MBDA and hoped to submit it to parliament for approval next spring.... Read More »

ECB's Draghi says low rates a necessity even if Germany objects

28 September 2016, 5:04 am

"Our monetary policy has supported growth and employment and will eventually bring inflation back to our aim, he told the European Affairs committee of Germany's Bundestag in Berlin. "Low interest rates today are necessary for a return to higher interest ...... Read More »

Paris, Berlin play down Sarkozy plan to reverse Brexit

28 September 2016, 4:43 am

PARIS/BERLIN: France and Germany distanced themselves on Wednesday from a suggestion by French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy that he could reverse Brexit if elected next year by negotiating a new European Union treaty more acceptable to Britain.... Read More »

Germany’s Lufthansa acquiring remainder of Brussels Airlines

28 September 2016, 2:55 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Lufthansa says it is taking over Brussels Airlines, exercising its option to acquire the remaining 55 percent stake in its parent company, SN Airholding. Lufthansa, which already owns 45 percent of the company, said Wednesday ...... Read More »

Germany’s Lanxess to buy Chemtura Corp in $2.1b

28 September 2016, 2:26 am

BERLIN: This week, Germany-based Lanxess AG agreed to buy its US-based competitor Chemtura Corp at a value of approximatley $2.1 billion, in cash. This will more than double the size of the Cologne, Germany company’s additives business and, more ...... Read More »

Berlin goes to the polls in a challenging vote for Merkel

27 September 2016, 11:03 pm

After early gains in Germany's ex-communist east, it has won seats in a series of state elections, most recently in the capital Berlin Sunday, and will now be represented on the opposition benches of 10 of the country's 16 state assemblies. Following the ...... Read More »

Germany's Air Berlin to Shed 75 Aircraft, 1,200 Jobs

27 September 2016, 8:50 pm

Struggling German airline Air Berlin says it plans to cut its fleet nearly in half and eliminate some 1,200 jobs as part of a restructuring to develop a leaner structure and focus on its most profitable routes. The airline said Wednesday that it would ...... Read More »

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