Overfishing threatens many of the 31 species of sharks that swim in the cold Baltic Sea off the northern German coast, researchers warned on Thursday.
Thousands protested and strikes shut down parts of Greece on Thursday after Germany's Deutsche Telekom completed a controversial deal giving it joint management of the country's main telecoms operator.
A Berlin court fined a meatpacking plant owner known as the "Döner King" €40,000 ($62,000) on Thursday for mislabelling and storing four tonnes of rotting meat.
With Germany aiming to reach the pinnacle of European football this summer, head coach Joachim Löw will scale one of the country's highest mountains on Friday to announce his team for next month's European Championship.
If inviting Germans over to watch horror movie "Saw," you had better stock up on salty snacks like crisps, according to a study of movie snacking habits released in Munich on Thursday.
Presenting the government's annual domestic intelligence report, Interior Minister Wolfgang Schäuble on Thursday said Islamic fundamentalists posed a bigger threat to Germany than neo-Nazis, anarchists or other extremist groups.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez launched a fresh attack on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying she was "throwing stones" without any provocation.
The German economy got off to a stronger-than-expected start to the year, growing 1.5 percent in the first quarter, preliminary data from the Federal Statistics Office showed on Thursday.
China will officially protest the planned meeting between German Development Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul and the Dalai Lama, according to a newspaper report on Thursday.
A massive fire broke out at a paper storage facility on Wednesday evening in central Berlin that firefighters battled to control most of the night.