Three detained in Germany over $1 billion Green Vault jewel heist

BERLIN (Reuters) – Police raided apartments across Berlin early on Tuesday and detained three people suspected of involvement in a jewel heist at a museum housing one of Europe’s greatest collections of treasures, officers said.Slideshow ( 5 images )Thieves forced

Germany charges two men with selling parts for Russian arms-maker

BERLIN (Reuters) – Prosecutors have charged two Germans suspected of selling machinery to a Russian state-owned armaments group that manufactures missile systems for the Russian army. The Federal Prosecutor’s Office (GBA) said on Tuesday it has filed charges against the

Germany adds Georgia, Jordan, Romania, Tunisia to corona risk list

FILE PHOTO: A parked plane of the German airline Eurowings is seen behind a fence, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Cologne-Bonn Airport in Cologne, July 28, 2020. REUTERS/Wolfgang RattayBERLIN (Reuters) – Germany declared the whole

U.S. lawmakers hammer Pentagon over lack of detail on Germany troop cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers, both Democrats and Republicans, expressed frustration with the Pentagon at a hearing on Wednesday over the lack of details surrounding President Donald Trump’s plans to withdraw thousands of troops from Germany.FILE PHOTO: Chairman of the

Euro dips as traders look towards ECB meeting

LONDON (Reuters) – The euro fell on Monday as traders that have pushed the single currency to multi-year highs took a breather and prepared for the European Central Bank meeting on Thursday to see if policymakers will introduce yet more

Russia has very serious questions to answer on Navalny: UK

LONDON (Reuters) – Russia must explain how Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was poisoned with what Germany says was the Novichok nerve agent, British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday. “What is clear right now is that the Russian government

World shares edge down ahead of U.S. jobs data

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – World shares edged lower on Friday, and were on course for their worst week in more than two months, though gains in safer assets like bonds and the dollar were muted as investors awaited U.S. jobs data

Asian shares set to rise as recovery comes into focus

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian shares were set gain on Wednesday, encouraged by buoyant U.S. moves that followed stronger-than-expected manufacturing indicators while the dollar emerged from its recent lows against the euro. Investors in Asia await Australia’s gross domestic product