During his 16-year term as Germany’s leader, stretching from 1982 to 1998, Kohl spearheaded his country’s reunification and the creation of Europe’s common currency, the euro.
Germany any and Austria condemned a proposed expansion of US sanctions on Russia.
Emergency services took 10 children and four adults to hospital after the blaze started around 00:30 am in the basement of the five-storey building in the northwestern city of Bremen.
The European Central Bank signalled today that it planned no further interest rate cuts as eurozone prospects improved.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet has decided to pull German troops and reconnaissance aircraft out of Turkey’s Incirlik air base