Protesters attack Chinese consulate

Protesters attack Chinese consulate

Some two dozen protesters were briefly arrested after trying to storm the Chinese consulate in Munich on Monday while demonstrating against recent violence in Tibet.

Travel giant TUI to break up leisure and shipping units

Travel giant TUI to break up leisure and shipping units

Germany's TUI, the biggest European travel group, said on Monday that its supervisory board had decided to separate its Hapag Lloyd shipping unit from its travel and leisure activities.

German orangutans sell €3,200 in paintings to UK

German orangutans sell €3,200 in paintings to UK

A private London-based art collection has bought 22 works from orangutans at the Krefeld Zoo in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Hitler’s Germania: A capital fit for a megalomaniac

Hitler’s Germania: A capital fit for a megalomaniac

Only steps away from Berlin’s Holocaust memorial and the site of Hitler’s bunker, a new exhibition explores the Nazi leader’s plans to turn the city into Germania – a capital full of architecture fit for a megalomaniac.

Turkish-German terrorist was under government watch

Turkish-German terrorist was under government watch

A Turkish-German man who allegedly killed four in a suicide attack in Afghanistan in early March had been under watch by the German domestic intelligence service for years because of connection with Islamists.

Nude photos torpedo local SPD candidate

Nude photos torpedo local SPD candidate

A scandal over nude internet photos of a would-be SPD candidate in a local German election has forced her give up on the race.

Berlin transit strike ends

Berlin transit strike ends

After a 12 day strike that forced Berliners to improvise their way around town, the metro and bus systems are back on track, but on a limited schedule.

Merkel visits Holocaust memorial on Israel trip

Merkel visits Holocaust memorial on Israel trip

On Monday German Chancellor Angela Merkel laid a wreath at Israel's Holocaust memorial on a highly symbolic visit marking the 60th anniversary of the founding of Jewish state after the Nazi genocide.

Siemens tanks amid surprise profit warning

Siemens tanks amid surprise profit warning

German industrial giant Siemens issued a surprise profit warning on Monday, saying second quarter earnings would be cut by some €900 million ($1.4 billion dollars) after a review of major projects.

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Euro hits record high against dollar as gas prices soar

The euro reached a record high against the dollar at $1.5907 early Monday morning - again.

US soldier killed by German police identified

US soldier killed by German police identified

The United States Army has announced that Jeremiah W. Carmack was the soldier killed last week by German police.

Long-lost WWII wreck found

Long-lost WWII wreck found

The wreck of a lost Australian cruiser sunk in a World War II naval battle more than 66 years ago has been found off the coast of Western Australia, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced Monday.