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Namibian tribes to appeal U.S. ruling on German colonial horrors

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Namibian tribes seeking damages over genocide and property seizures by Germany more than a century ago said on Thursday they would appeal a U.S....

Germany risks harming industry with unilateral arms embargoes

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Germany risks harming its defence industry with unilateral arms embargoes, such as the one imposed on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, Economy Minister Peter...

Germany extending Saudi arms freeze to end-March

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Germany said on Wednesday it would extend until the end of March a unilateral halt on arms shipments to Saudi Arabia imposed due to...

Germany’s SPD wants to extend Saudi arms export halt despite UK-French...

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The Social Democrats, junior partners in Germany’s ruling coalition, want to extend a freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia beyond March 9, despite...

France calls on Germany to ease arms export rules

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French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday that Germany should ease its strict arms export rules for countries outside the European Union...

BAE Systems warns of risk from German stance on Saudi arms

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Leading British defense contractor BAE Systems said German moves to block exports to Saudi Arabia could damage its major deals with the country and...

Canada bids for mothballed prototype drone from Germany

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The German Defence Ministry is evaluating a bid from Canada to buy a high-altitude surveillance drone that has been parked at a German air...

Egyptian Meko contract moving ahead

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After being blocked by Germany in November 2018, it appears that Egypt's purchase of a Meko frigate from ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) is moving...

Germany extends Heron contracts for Afghanistan and Mali

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After flying more than 46 000 operational hours over Afghanistan and Mali, the German Air Force has extended operations by Airbus DS Airborne...

Mechanical failure caused fatal Mali helicopter crash

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The fatal crash of a German armed forces helicopter in Mali last year was caused by the failure of mechanics from manufacturer Airbus to...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...