WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum condemn yesterday's attack against French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo that has left 12 dead and at least four seriously wounded (Video)...
8 Jan 2015
BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany said on Friday it had approved Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry's purchase of data encryption firm Secusmart, whose customers include Chancellor Angela Merkel...
3 Dec 2014
BERLIN, GERMANY: German newspapers have ridiculed incoming EU Digital Commissioner Guenther Oettinger after he blamed "stupid" celebrities for having their private nude pictures hacked and spread online.
1 Oct 2014
FRANKFURT, GERMANY: A German court ruled that Porsche's former chief executive and financial officers must stand trial for alleged share price manipulation in a failed attempt to take over Volkswagen in 2008.
29 Aug 2014
DRESDEN, GERMANY: The trial of a German police officer accused of murdering a willing victim to satisfy his cannibalism fetishists started in Dresden on 22 August.
22 Aug 2014
BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany debated retaliatory measures against the United States on Tuesday after reports of an alleged double agent stoked still smouldering public anger over the NSA scandal.
9 Jul 2014
BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany's federal prosecutors have opened an investigation over alleged snooping on Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone by the US National Security Agency (NSA).
6 Jun 2014
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have called for the release of Editor Rodney Sieh from prison in Liberia.
6 Sep 2013
BERLIN, GERMANY: A German human rights official on Wednesday, 21 August, sharply criticised a British crackdown on the Guardian newspaper over its publication of US security secrets leaked by Edward Snowden.
22 Aug 2013
BERLIN, GERMANY: The German military has known for years of the sweeping US online surveillance programme PRISM, a newspaper reported Wednesday, citing a NATO document from the Afghanistan mission.
18 Jul 2013
BERLIN, GERMANY: A German magazine said on Tuesday that Pope Benedict XVI was preparing to sue it for publishing a cover satirising the "Vatileaks" leaked-documents scandal that has rocked the Vatican.
13 Jul 2012
HANOVER, GERMANY: Cyber-espionage, cyber-sabotage and potentially even cyber-warfare are genuine threats facing our world - and the discoveries of the first state-sponsored malware programs demonstrates the new capabilities that can be applied by these Internet threats.
9 Mar 2012