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Death toll rises to 170 in Germany and Belgium floods

Germany Erftstadt Blessem floods

Erftstadt/Wassenberg, GermanyReuters The death toll in devastating flooding in western Germany and Belgium rose to at least 170 on Saturday after burst rivers and flash floods this week collapsed houses and ripped up roads and power lines. Some 143 people died in the flooding in Germany’s worst natural disaster in more than half a century. […]

Germany commemorates victims of racist shooting, one year on

Germany Hanau racist attack 2020

Berlin, GermanyAP Top officials, religious leaders and soccer stars are commemorating the victims of a racist attack in the German town of Hanau, one year after the gunman shot dead nine people with immigrant backgrounds in downtown cafes and bars before killing his mother and then himself. The rampage in Hanau, near Frankfurt, caused widespread shock in […]