German nudist flight could be grounded

German nudist flight could be grounded

A planned and much publicized charter flight for nudists from the town of Erfurt to the Baltic Sea island of Usedom might not take place after all. The carrier appears to have gotten cold feet.

Report: Libya training was payback to Qaddafi

Report: Libya training was payback to Qaddafi

According to a newspaper report, the alleged secret training of Libyan security forces by German police could have been in return for Tripoli's help in a Philippine hostage crisis.

Bundeswehr missions cost over €900 million in 2007

Bundeswehr missions cost over €900 million in 2007

Germany's foreign military engagements cost the country €910.7 million in 2007, a slight uptick from the year before.

Polar bear cub Snowflake prepares for media debut

Polar bear cub Snowflake prepares for media debut

Germany's newest polar bear cub, Snowflake, is about to experience the media scrum as she makes her live television debut. She might take some advice from her predecessor, the now very adult Knut.

A Red Baron with pacifist streak to hit movie screens

A Red Baron with pacifist streak to hit movie screens

A new German blockbuster has resurrected the legend of the Red Baron, marking the first time since the Nazi era that the country has cast one of its military figures as a screen hero.

Telekom to face irate shareholders in court

Telekom to face irate shareholders in court

Deutsche Telekom will be in the dock from Monday in a case already rewriting German legal history, brought on behalf of 16,000 shareholders who feel cheated by the former public phone company.