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Union calls Frankfurt air traffic control strike

A German union is stepping up pressure in a dispute over ground workers' pay at Frankfurt airport by calling for air traffic controllers to stage a six-hour walkout. Full story

Frankfurt airport strike extended to late Tuesday

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Travelers in Europe face further delays and flight cancellations this week as ground staff at Frankfurt airport plan to extend their strike until early on Tuesday, with neither side in the dispute showing any sign of giving ground. Full story

Frankfurt Airport workers strike; flights canceled

Hundreds more flights were canceled Friday at Frankfurt Airport, Europe's third busiest, as a ground workers' strike entered its second day, but airport lines and delays appeared to be limited. Full story

Frankfurt Airport opens new runway

Frankfurt Airport inaugurates its long-awaited fourth runway Friday after a $1.05 billion construction project that involved building taxiways over a busy road, planting hundreds of acres of replacement trees and relocating wildlife including frogs and salamanders. Full story

Suspect's gun jammed during airport shootings

The pistol used by the suspect in the slaying of two U.S. airmen at the Frankfurt airport malfunctioned during the attack, a German investigator said Friday. Full story

Suspect in Frankfurt shooting confessed, official says

The suspect in the slaying of two U.S. airmen at Frankfurt airport has confessed to targeting American military members, a German security official said Thursday. Full story

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  Islamist motivation behind U.S. airmen attack?

NBC's Anne Thompson reports from Germany where a 21-year-old gunman is accused of killing two U.S. airmen as they exited a bus at a Frankfurt airport.

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Travellers sleep on chairs at the main terminal of Frankfurt's airport February 16, 2012. Workers who guide planes in and out of parking slots at Frankfurt airport have widened their plans to strike, which could disrupt more than 1,000 flights at one of Europe's busiest airports. Trade union GdF sai

A flight departure information board shows cancelled flights at the main terminal of Frankfurt's airport
A flight departure information board shows cancelled flights at the main terminal of Frankfurt's airport

A flight departure information board shows cancelled flights at the main terminal of Frankfurt's airport February 16, 2012. Workers who guide planes in and out of parking slots at Frankfurt airport have widened their plans to strike, which could disrupt more than 1,000 flights at one of Europe's bus

A bullet hole is seen in the driver's window as the bus is towed away after a gunman fired shots at U.S. soldiers
A bullet hole is seen in the driver's window as the bus is towed away after a gunman fired shots at U.S. soldiers

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Aftermath of attack on US soldiers at Frankfurt Airport
Aftermath of attack on US soldiers at Frankfurt Airport

epa02612515 Plastic flowers lie at a terminal, where two US soldiers were shot and two others were injured on 02 March 2011 at the airport in Frankfurt Main, Germany, 03 March 2011. A 21-year-old Kosovan allegedly attacked a bus with US soldiers and fired a gun at them. EPA/FRANK RUMPENHORST