An informer for the Stasi, East Germany's once dreaded secret police, lost a legal bid on Tuesday to keep his identity from being made public.
Europe’s single currency the euro cracked through the $1.60 level for the first time ever on Tuesday, raising fears for Germany’s export-led economy.
Police on Tuesday were investigating the death of a baby found in a recycling centre, the second child to be found dead since the weekend in the eastern German state of Saxony.
The head of the German Armed Forces Association said on Tuesday Germany was right not to send combat troops to southern Afghanistan because the battle against the Taliban in the region could not be won.
Düsseldorfer Hypothekenbank has become the latest German bank to run into trouble amidst the global financial market crisis, the German banking association BdB said on Tuesday.
Germany’s KfW development bank reportedly wants to impound the cargo of a Chinese ship – a horde of weapons and ammunition intended to bolster the Robert Mugabe’s authoritarian regime in Zimbabwe.
The former star reporter behind one of Germany's biggest press scandals, the faked Hitler diaries published in Stern magazine 25 years ago this week, now lives on welfare in a cluttered Hamburg flat, Bild newspaper reported in an interview on Tuesday.
Somali pirates have been thwarted in their attempt to seize a Japanese oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden after a German naval vessel intervened.
German companies expect tightened visa restrictions because of the Olympic games in China to cause problems for business, according to a German trade board survey released on Tuesday.
Some mail across Germany is expected to go undelivered on Tuesday as trade union Verdi continues limited strikes at the Deutsche Post.
For the first time since Porsche made it clear it wanted to take over Volkswagen, all key players will gather on Thursday for a general assembly of shareholders where fireworks are foreseen.