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Germany extends arms embargo on Saudi Arabia

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German media reported on Monday that the German government had approved an extension of the arms embargo on Saudi Arabia, which will now last...

Drones ground flights at Frankfurt Airport

Flights to and from Germany’s largest airport, Frankfurt, were suspended twice on Monday following drone sightings. A spokesman for operator Fraport said 72 flights were...

Germany and South Africa to collaborate on peace in Libya

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South Africa and Germany, as heads of continental bodies the African Union and European Union have expressed an intent to collaborate on peace solutions...

Berlin to host Libya peace talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Libyan peace talks will be held in Berlin, as Turkey and Russia appealed to the North African nation’s warring...

Rheinmetall share price drops after malware attack

German arms and car parts maker Rheinmetall was hit by a malware attack affecting production at sites in the United States, Mexico and Brazil,...

Germany extends Saudi arms embargo

Germany has extended its embargo on exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia by six months, a spokesman for the German government said. “Until 31 March...

German firm investigated for spyware

German prosecutors are investigating a Bavarian company named in a media investigation as supplying software to Turkey for spying via phones. The Munich prosecutors...

Hensoldt readying for sale or stock market

Private equity firm KKR is preparing for a stock market flotation or sale of German defence supplier Hensoldt in a potential two billion euro...

Herero, Nama killings were genocide – German minister

A German minister described the slaughter of Herero and Nama tribespeople in Namibia more than a century ago as genocide, one of the most...

EU training Mali on donated Casspirs

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The European Union Training Mission (EUTM) Mali has been training Malian forces on the Casspir armoured personnel carriers that were recently donated by Germany. Germany’s...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...