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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...

BASF, Siemens, Henkel, Roche target of cyber attacks

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German blue-chip companies BASF, Siemens, Henkel along with a host of others said on Wednesday they had been victims of cyber attacks, confirming a...

Mali receives donated Casspir armoured personnel carriers

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Mali has received 29 Casspir armoured personnel carriers and other equipment donated by Germany as part of efforts to beef up security in the...

Airbus considers legal action against Germany over Saudi ban

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Airbus is considering suing the German government as its freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia means the company is unable to complete a...

Merkel bolsters support for West African states

Chancellor Angela Merkel promised Burkina Faso and another four West African countries millions of euros in new German aid to fight terrorism in the...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...