Fear of collusion between German police and far-right after leaked warrant

The leak of an arrest warrant, which sparked violent protests in the eastern German city of Chemnitz earlier this week, has alarmed regional politicians and sparked fears of collusion between law enforcement sources and Germany’s far-right. The protests, which which began on Sunday and carried on…

Far-right protests turn violent in eastern Germany

Far-right demonstrators and counter-protesters clashed in the eastern German city of Chemnitz on Monday, with police investigating reports that demonstrators aggressively chased anyone who looked like they might be an immigrant. The violence erupted early Sunday after an altercation in which a German man was…

This new electric car can charge while you drive

German startup Sono Motors has integrated solar panels into its Sion electric vehicle (EV), allowing the car to charge while it is driving. The Sion has a 155-mile range and high-power rapid recharging, which allows an 80 percent charge in 30 minutes. The panels can add…

‘I will no longer stand for being a scapegoat’: Soccer player quits German national team over racism

One of international soccer’s brightest stars retired from the German national team on Sunday, citing racism from fans, German media, and federation officials. Mesut Özil, a five-time German footballer of the year award winner and a World Cup winner in 2014, released a lengthy statement…

In a win for Europe’s far right, Germany’s Merkel cracks down on migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel had her back against the wall on Wednesday as she tried to defend her migration policy to the far right, which accuse her of being too soft, and to the center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD), which is angry at Merkel’s increasingly…