U.S. prosecutors charge German man with supporting al Qaeda

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Jan 18 : U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday accused a German man currently imprisoned in France of supporting al Qaeda in the years leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on New York City, and conspiring to kill Americans. In an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court, New York federal […]

German pleads not guilty to U.S. charges in Siemens’ Argentine bribe case

By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Dec 23 : A former Siemens AG employee pleaded not guilty on Friday to U.S. charges he took part in a $100 million scheme to bribe Argentine officials to win a contract to produce national identity cards, according to prosecutors. Eberhard Reichert, a 78-year-old German national, was released on a […]

Wounded But Still Standing – Angela Merkel’s Bittersweet Victory

Battered and wounded, Angela Merkel wins her fourth term as Chancellor, only to now rule over a bitter, divided and polarized Germany. By Kal K Korff German Chancellor Angela Merkel won her history tying record fourth consecutive term in office, which will be her last. She now goes down in history tied alongside Helmut Kohl […]