Germany

The Yom Kippur attack on a Halle synagogue has renewed concerns about rising far-right extremism and anti-Semitism in Germany.
The gunman accused of killing two people outside a Halle synagogue was using homemade firearms — a far cry from military-style weaponry common in the U.S.
Two are dead and at least two are wounded after a shooting near a synagogue where dozens of worshippers were observing Yom Kippur.
A shooter tried to storm a packed synagogue during Yom Kippur worship services, officials said.
The group Extinction Rebellion said the protests Monday were taking place in 60 cities worldwide in countries including Turkey, Canada, South Africa and Mexico.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier joined world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, in Warsaw.
Although the bull flipped the hatchback several times, the Serengeti Park zookeeper escaped with only minor injuries.
As other Western democracies take steps to prevent violent far-right extremism, the Trump administration is moving backward.
Officials at the Leipzig Zoo said the animal, "Kigali," has been resocialized with the father of the two male cubs.
The Paris area hit 108.3 degrees Fahrenheit, beating the previous record of 104.8 F set in 1947.
In Germany, strict recycling laws are widely praised. But success masks a dark truth.
"Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," she wrote in the caption of a photo showing her children at the Berlin monument.
It's "absolutely unacceptable" for Amazon to allow anti-Semitic books and T-shirts on its site, a leader from the Central Council of Jews in Germany stated.
The Rev. Ulrich Zurkuhlen was apparently attempting to teach parishioners at Holy Spirit Church in Münster about the importance of forgiveness in Christianity.
The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints.
A man with a history of anti-immigrant violence admitted to the killing of Walter Lübcke, police say, as thousands gathered to protest extremism.
Police and residents in Ostritz, Saxony, banded together to deprive the attendees of a far-right rock festival of the most German of staples: Beer.
“We can be glad that the farmer was not in the field,” a city spokesman said of the weekend blast.
Casting the Trump administration's credibility gap into sharp relief, allies like Japan and Germany have demanded more "credible" evidence to support the U.S. claim.
Embassies had previously flown the rainbow flag in June in support of LGBTQ Pride Month.