A military family from Carencro, stationed overseas in Germany is fighting Carnival Cruise Lines for a refund.
The couple was set to go on a Mediterranean cruise but received military orders they could not leave Germany.
So, should they receive a refund? After KATC made a phone call... more »
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's finance minister says private holders of Greek government bonds must accept bigger losses to achieve "a durable and sustainable solution" for Europe's debt crisis. Wolfgang Schaeuble told German public broadcaster ARD on Sunday that an agreement struck in July when banks and other investors agreed to... more »
BERLIN (AP) - Germany hopes to attract doctors and mechanical and electrical engineers from abroad by scrapping restrictions that made it more difficult for them to find work. Chancellor Angela Merkel's government agreed Wednesday to change immigration laws so that German companies can more easily hire engineers and doctors from... more »
BERLIN (AP) - Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany is suspending for three months a decision to extend the life of its nuclear power plants. Merkel's Monday announcement follows opposition calls to scrap the extension altogether in the wake of explosions at a nuclear plant in Japan. Her government last year... more »
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's agriculture ministry says it's allowing the reopening of many of the 4,700 farms closed after dioxin-contaminated livestock feed was found. Ministry spokesman Holger Eichele said that as of Monday only 1,635 farms were still closed. He further said some 460 dairy farms were allowed to sell... more »
BERLIN (AP) - Four people died and a policeman was seriously wounded in a town in southwestern Germany on Sunday, after an explosion in an apartment building and a shooting in the neighboring hospital that authorities believe are linked, a prosecutor said. Two people were found dead in an apartment... more »
BERLIN (AP) - The U.S. military says it has set up a new civil affairs brigade in Germany, the first to be based in Europe.
The 361st Civil Affairs Brigade was activated Friday and will be headquartered in Kaiserslautern. Such units help with projects like rebuilding infrastructure and providing... more »