Germany: WWII grenade found near presidential palace detonated

A World War II grenade found at a garden near the German presidential palace was safely detonated, local media reported on Friday. The old tank grenade was found in the morning hours during a construction work in a green area Read More …

Germany: Firebomb attack on Berlin synagogue as tensions rise in Middle East

Berlin synagogue has been attacked with Molotov cocktails amid an increase in antisemitic incidents in the German capital following the escalating violence in the Middle East. The Kahal Adass Jisroel community said its synagogue in the Mitte area of the Read More …

Germany: 50 kg World War II bomb defused in Berlin

A World War II bomb found in Berlin-Moabit, aduring construction work was defused on Monday. After the controlled detonation of the World War II bomb, the authorities have lifted the barrier circle around the site. The police announced on Monday Read More …

Germany: Firefighters battle out-of-control blaze at Berlin ammunitions dump

More than 100 firefighters on Thursday battled a fire at an ammunitions dump in western Berlin, using water cannons and an army robot to try to contain the blaze that has triggered explosions and was still spreading, officials said. The Read More …

Germany: Berlin authorities looking into device disabled at residence housing Russian media

Berlin criminal investigators and prosecutors were on Saturday studying a device found and destroyed at a residential building housing Russian news agency staff in the city’s Steglitz district, Berlin authorities said. The device was found on Friday and investigators were Read More …

Crude bomb attack targets the health authorities in Germany

Last Sunday, before Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany announced a second national lockdown, a homemade bomb exploded in the early morning hours in central Berlin, close to a research institute that tracks virus cases and less than a mile from Read More …

Fire damages German infectious disease institute

Bottles and incendiary devices were thrown at the facade of a building belonging to the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin. The government agency has been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 in Germany. A Robert Koch Institute (RKI) Read More …

Berlin terrorism suspect worked at primary school

Police in Berlin on Tuesday arrested a 26-year-old Syrian man accused of planning an Islamist attack, with prosecutors saying he had begun to acquire chemical materials for a bomb. The accused man, Abdullah H., exchanged instructions on ways to manufacture Read More …