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Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs from power generation division

Siemens to cut 2,700 jobs from power generation division

German industrial giant Siemens is to cut 2,700 jobs in its power generation division, 1,400 of them in Germany, the company said on Tuesday.

WWII American bomb defused in central Berlin

WWII American bomb defused in central Berlin

A 100-kilogramme (220-pound) US World War II bomb was defused overnight near Berlin's central hub of Alexanderplatz, police said Saturday.

US auto workers at VW plant reject bid to unionise

US auto workers at VW plant reject bid to unionise

The United Auto Workers union has suffered a fresh defeat at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, with workers narrowly voting down a move to organize the factory for a second time.

German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal

German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas held talks Monday with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal which he described as ‘extraordinarily important’ for Europe.

QU attends global undergraduate research conference in Germany

QU attends global undergraduate research conference in Germany

Qatar University (QU) participated in the Second World Conference on Undergraduate Research in Germany (World CUR 2019) with eight students from different colleges.

Germany green-lights e-scooters on roads, not pavements

Germany green-lights e-scooters on roads, not pavements

Germany on Friday authorised battery-powered scooters on its streets and cycle paths but banned them from pavements to protect pedestrians as the two-wheeled craze continues to spread across Europe.

Thyssenkrupp abandons Tata merger plans, cuts 6,000 jobs

Thyssenkrupp abandons Tata merger plans, cuts 6,000 jobs

German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said Friday it was scrapping merger plans with Indian steel giant Tata and would slash 6,000 jobs worldwide in a structural shakeup.

German construction firms vie for world cup related projects

German construction firms vie for world cup related projects

About 20 German companies are participating in Project Qatar 2019, seeking more business opportunities within the framework of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and beyond, German ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel has said.

Berlin grapples with wildfire fears as blaze rages in central Germany

Berlin grapples with wildfire fears as blaze rages in central Germany

An ongoing dry spell has placed the German government and European Union on alert as Germany's weather service warned the conditions could continue through the next week.

Health ministry, HMC sign pact with University Hospital of Heidelberg

Health ministry, HMC sign pact with University Hospital of Heidelberg

The Ministry of public Health and the Hamad Medical Co-operation (HMC) have signed a Memorandum of Co-operation with the University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany, aimed at sharing knowledge and experiences in health-related areas as well as treating patients.

EU leaders debate how long to delay Brexit

EU leaders debate how long to delay Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Wednesday she wants Britain to leave the EU as soon as possible even as she prepared to agree a potentially long delay to Brexit at an emergency summit in Brussels.

German tourist, 27, raped and killed on Thai island

German tourist, 27, raped and killed on Thai island

A 27-year-old German woman was raped and killed on an island in Thailand, police said Monday.