Twitter Blocks Far-Right Leader As Germany Tightens Hate Speech LawUnder a law that took full effect in Germany on Monday, Twitter, Facebook and other social media companies can be fined as much as €50 million ($60 million) if they fail to remove hate speech and fake news posts quickly.
German Police Seize Thousands Of 'Trump' Ecstasy TabletsGerman police say they have seized thousands of tablets of the party drug ecstasy in the shape of Donald Trump's head, a haul with an estimated street value of 39,000 euros or about $45,900.
Twitter Acts On Hateful Tweets After Artist's Spray Paint StuntAn artist tired of seeing hateful tweets ignored by Twitter has managed to get the social network to remove or hide some of them - by spray-painting the offending posts in front of the company's German headquarters.
German Police Clash With Protesters Before G-20 SummitGerman police clashed with violent protesters Thursday in Hamburg a day ahead of the Group of 20 summit, using water cannons, pepper spray and batons to disperse marchers.
Massive Protests In Germany Ahead Of G20 SummitGerman police have used water cannons and pepper spray to disperse protesters in Hamburg after being attacked with bottles and stones by some marchers protesting the Group of 20 summit.
Terror Warning Shuts German Rock Festival On Opening NightGerman authorities shut down and cleared thousands of fans from a popular rock music festival Friday night after receiving a "concrete" terrorist threat.
Germany May Fine Social Networks Millions For Not Removing Hate SpeechGermany's justice minister is proposing fines of up to 50 million euros ($53 million) for social networking sites that fail to swiftly remove illegal content.
Several Injured In Axe Attack At German Train StationGerman police say several people have been injured in an axe attack at Duesseldorf's main train station.
Wall Goes Up Around U.S. In German Miniature World AttractionA wall has appeared around the United States - at a popular miniature world attraction in the German city of Hamburg.
Facebook.de Launches 'Fake News' Filter Ahead Of German ElectionsGermany is not taking any chances their elections will be altered by so-called "fake news" on Facebook.
Proposed US Settlement In VW Emissions Scandal Contains $4.3 Billion In FinesVolkswagen says it is in "advanced talks" with United States authorities over a proposed settlement that contains $4.3 billion in criminal and civil fines over its diesel emissions scandal.
Milan Police Shoot, Kill Man Suspected In Berlin Christmas Market AttackA routine request for ID papers outside a deserted train station in Milan at 3 a.m. Friday led to a police shootout that killed the Tunisian fugitive wanted in the deadly Christmas market attack in Berlin.