Exclusive: A secretive organisation based in a German village has amassed one of the world’s largest collections of rare parrots. How did Martin Guth, a former nightclub manager, persuade governments to authorise the export of so many endangered species? It’s an unlikely spot for a zoo – down an unmade, dusty road, amid a wood to the east of the German capital Berlin. But here in the village of Tasdorf, hundreds of the world’s most endangered and rare parrot species are said to be housed at the...the Guardian
Twenty cobblestones commemorating members of two Italian Jewish families who were deported to Auschwitz or killed in Rome were dug up and stolen in the early hours of Monday in an apparent anti-Semitic attack.U.S.
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) - Groups representing indigenous peoples and youth disrupted a U.S. government event at United Nations climate talks Monday, criticizing the Trump administration's policy of backing the extraction of fossil fuels that contribute to global warming. About 100 protesters stood up and chanted "Keep it in the ground" shortly after the start of a panel called "U.S. Innovative Technologies Spur Economic Dynamism." As cameras swarmed around them, some of the protesters explained...Houston Chronicle
The German chancellor from 1930 to 1932 should be a warning to all who believe that centrist remedies are the answer in polarised times, writes Emma Jones Larry Elliott compares Macron to Angela Merkel’s predecessor, Schröder (as well as Blair, Clinton and De Gaulle), in his thoughtful piece on the French troubles (Macron’s vision belongs to the past. A backlash was inevitable, 6 December). A greater spectre must be another of Mrs Merkel’s predecessors, Heinrich Brüning (dubbed the “Hunger...the Guardian
The European Union's foreign policy chief said on Monday a system to facilitate non-dollar trade with Iran and circumvent U.S. sanctions could be in place by year's end.U.S.
A costly British exit from the European Union without a negotiated deal is increasingly likely, France's European affairs minister said on Monday, after British Prime Minister Theresa May postponed a vote on a deal in the face of defeat.U.S.
The bid to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League reaches its climax this week with Inter Milan, Paris St Germain and Liverpool among seven clubs sweating on taking the remaining four places for the last 16.IN
German foreign minister Heiko Maas said on Monday there were no possibilities of changing the agreement on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union next year.U.S.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that none of the alternative Brexit plans which have been floated would command the support of a majority of lawmakers in parliament.U.S.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that it was her duty to deliver Brexit, and that she would seek reassurances needed by parliament to complete the process.U.S.
German prosecutors say they have charged a 29-year-old Syrian man with war crimes on allegations he tortured pro-government forces his unit had captured. Prosecutors said Monday that Mohamad K., whose last name was not released in line with privacy laws, served in the rebel Free Syrian ArmyABC News
Austrian retailers have filed a complaint against Amazon with their national competition authority over the U.S. e-commerce giant's dual role as a retailer and a marketplace.IN
More than one in three European Jews have considered emigrating over the past five years because they no longer feel safe amid a surge in anti-Semitism, a European Union study showed on Monday.U.S.
The German government accepts a ruling by the European Union's top court that the United Kingdom can unilaterally revoke its divorce notice, a spokeswoman said on Monday, adding that Berlin continued to regret Britain's decision to quit the EU.IN
Five talking points from the weekend's Bundesliga matches as Borussia Dortmund won 2-1 at Schalke to stay seven points clear at the top.IN
British Prime Minister Theresa May has called off a crucial vote in parliament on whether to approve her Brexit divorce deal which was due on Tuesday, according to the BBC's political editor.U.S.
A 37-year-old German man who fought for the Taliban in Afghanistan has been convicted of membership in a terrorist organizationwww.washingtonpost.com
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives gained support in a poll published on Monday after her Christian Democrats (CDU) chose centrist Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as the new party leader.U.S.
The German government accepts a ruling by the European Union's top court that the United Kingdom can unilaterally revoke its divorce notice, a spokeswoman said on Monday, adding that Berlin continued to regret Britain's decision to quit the EU.U.S.
British cabinet ministers have been put on standby for an emergency conference call with Prime Minster Theresa May in the next half hour, the political editor of the Daily Mail said on Monday.U.S.
Syrian man charged in Germany with war crimes, accused of torturing pro-government forceswww.washingtonpost.com
European Union's foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday said they hoped the UK parliament would approve in a vote on Tuesday the bloc's Brexit deal negotiated by British Prime Minister Theresa May.IN
A short-term strike by train workers Monday led to commuter chaos in Germany, with hundreds of delays and cancellationswww.washingtonpost.com
European Union's foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday said they hoped the UK parliament would approve in a vote on Tuesday the bloc's Brexit deal negotiated by British Prime Minister Theresa May.www.reuters.com