Two elderly women stunned police at Munich airport when they passed through security with a human skull and several bones in their carry-on luggage, German authorities said on Wednesday.
Plans to close Berlin’s historic Tempelhof airport this autumn have divided Germany’s capital. But the controversy shouldn’t be allowed to overshadow the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, argues the director of city’s Allied Museum Helmut Trotnow.
One of the world's largest private insurers plans to offer natural disaster and accident insurance in parts of India hit by the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami for under €0.10 a month.
Northern and central Germany were bracing themselves on Wednesday for the second big storm to hit the country in as many weeks.
A stalker in the German town of Dinklage broke down his ex-girlfriend's balcony door with an axe before stabbing her to death on Tuesday. He then wounded his own sister and fled.
Austria, which commemorates the 70th anniversary of its annexation by Nazi Germany this week, is still struggling to come to terms with its grim past, which saw it welcome the invaders and destroy its own elite, Phillipe Schwab reports.
A new poll has revealed that the turbulence of the last two weeks has left Germany's Social Democrats with their lowest public backing ever.
The real number of unemployed in Germany is nearly twice as high as officially reported figures since some people without jobs are not counted, the Labour Ministry admitted on Wednesday.
Two people were slightly injured after a Lufthansa jet made an emergency landing at Belgium's Charleroi airport Wednesday during a flight from Germany to France, an airport spokesman said.
Achtung Berlin: Bono from the Irish rock band U2 says he is a "fan" of Germany and the country's financial support for aid programmes in the developing world.
German airline Lufthansa said Wednesday that it expected its operating profit and sales to grow this year and next on the back of unfettered demand for air travel.
The public service worker wage dispute that has been playing out on German streets for the last week is largely supported by the German public, according to a poll released on Wednesday.
Leader of the German Islamic Council, Ali Kizilkaya, said Wednesday that Muslims and Christians are making progress in living together in Germany. But there is still a “great mistrust” of Islam, he added.
Liechtenstein’s royal household said Tuesday it will suspend loans of art works from its collection to Germany, marking a new low in ties between the two countries embroiled in a tax scandal.