German Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung has approved a short-term deployment of 45 German soldiers from their base in northern Afghanistan to the west of the country, a ministry spokesman said on Friday.
Police in Germany, France and the Netherlands arrested 10 people on Friday suspected of providing funding to Islamic extremists in Uzbekistan, officials said.
Uncapped teenage winger Marko Marin, from second-division Borussia Mönchengladbach, admitted Friday he was shocked by his inclusion in Germany's extended 26-man squad for next month's Euro 2008.
Members of Germany's ethnic Slav minority the Sorbs will take to Berlin's streets for the first time this month to demand greater financial and cultural support from the government.
German police are seeking the brother of a 16-year-old Hamburg girl of Afghan descent who died early on Friday morning of multiple stab wounds.
Chinese, Russian and Iranian spies have tried to steal industrial secrets from half of all major German firms, a state security official told Financial Times Deutschland on Friday.
Tobacco companies are seeing sales in Germany drop after a ban on smoking in public offices, bars and restaurants, according to media reports on Friday.
German fans of the cult TV series "Sex and the City" gathered in Berlin on Thursday night to celebrate the nationwide premiere of the show’s jump to the big screen.
Netherlands, Argentina, Germany, Australia, China and Japan will meet in the women's field hockey Champions Trophy starting in Mönchengladbach on Saturday, the last major international tournament before the Beijing Olympics in August.
Following difficult negotiations with Burma’s military regime, the first official shipment of German aid for the victims of Cyclone Nargis has arrived in the Southeast Asian country.