Tunnel could save Dresden’s UNESCO status

Tunnel could save Dresden’s UNESCO status

Last year UNESCO threatened to take Dresden's World Heritage Site distinction if the German city built a bridge over the River Elbe. Now the organization has offered an alternative solution.

Putin warns Merkel: Medvedev to be tough on the West

Putin warns Merkel: Medvedev to be tough on the West

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday that relations with the West would be no easier under his successor Dmitry Medvedev.

Paper: Passengers lambast Lufthansa after near crash

Paper: Passengers lambast Lufthansa after near crash

Passengers on the Lufthansa flight that narrowly avoided crashing at the Hamburg airport last week have heavily criticized how the airline has handled the incident, a German newspaper reported on Saturday.

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Schäuble says SPD ‘damaged’ German government

German Interior Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said on Saturday the Social Democrats had seriously damaged Germany’s ruling coalition with his Christian Democrats by swinging to left politically.

German railway fights strike in court

German railway fights strike in court

German state-owned rail operator Deutsche Bahn on Friday said it had gone to court in a bid to block a threatened strike by train drivers next week.

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Austrian officials receive acid packages from Germany

Suspicious packages containing acidic substances have been sent from Germany to three city councillors in the Austrian capital Vienna, slightly injuring one of them.