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Swedish child murder suspect released in Germany

A 31-year-old woman arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering two children in Sweden has been released by German authorities.

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Berlin hails Taiwan election results

German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier said Sunday he hoped for a "peaceful dialogue" between Taipei and Beijing after the election of a new Taiwanese president favouring closer ties with China.

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CSU demands better tax breaks for commuters

The CSU, the Christian Social Union of Bavaria and sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU, is putting forward its own tax concept that would see more money in the pockets of average working citizens and families.

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Albert Speer to rebuild Berlin stadium

The son of Albert Speer - Hitler's chief architect - is behind controversial plans to revamp a derelict city-centre stadium which was used during the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Easter protests over Iraq and Afghan wars

Easter protests over Iraq and Afghan wars

Hundreds of peace activists took the streets of major German cities on Saturday in traditional Easter marches. This year, the focus was on Iraq and Afghanistan.