Most Shared Stories Tagged: Germany

German police nab terrorism suspects

The World's Matthew Bell reports on the latest from Germany, where police say they've foiled a plan to carry out major terrorist attacks. Three suspects have been arrested. Investigators say they were plotting to attack American targets, including the main US military base in Germany.

The end of the plastic bag?

The plastic shopping bag is a major shopping convenience, but it's also a major environmental blight, and some countries, like Australia and China, plan to phase out the use of the bags completely

Global Hit - Complaints Choirs

The World's Patrick Cox update us on a cultural phenomenon that began in Europe but has now gone global. People from Finland to Singapore are getting together to form "Complaints Choirs."

Geo answer

Today's answer is the German seaport of Bremerhaven. That's where a special ship powered in part by a giant kite began its maiden voyage today. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the ship's captain, Lutz Heldt.

Recovering East German Stasi documents

East Germany's Secret Service, or Stasi, kept extensive records on its citizens during the Cold War but tried to destroy them when its government toppled in 1989, but now German computer scientists are trying to repair those documents

Sports

Geo quiz

The answer to today's geoquiz is Aachen, Germany, where Japan's oldest Olympic athlete is preparing for the Summer Games in Beijing. Anchor Lisa Mullins explains.