The Dalai Lama called for dialogue as a means to end violence Monday as he wrapped up a visit to Germany that has stirred fresh tension with China.
British mobile phone giant Vodafone said on Monday it had agreed to buy the 26.4-percent interest in German fixed-line unit Arcor it does not own from Deutsche Bahn and Deutsche Bank for €474 million ($737 million) in cash.
In his book Cycling Back to Happiness, English journalist Bernie Friend covers 6,000 kilometres of northern Europe on a bicycle in a bid to overcome his hypochondria. His first impressions of Germany weren’t too positive, but Wilhelmshaven couple Horst and Ursula give him a taste of real German hospitality.
Drive-time became sleepy-time for one Frenchman on Germany's Autobahn until an off-duty police officer caught him napping while his inebriated passenger steered the car, police said on Monday.
The new US Embassy in Berlin will next week open its doors on the same site the mission occupied before World War II, Ambassador William R. Timken said on Monday.
The Bundesbank said on Monday it expected only modest growth for Germany in the coming months following the scorching rate of expansion the world’s third-largest economy notched in the first quarter of 2008.
German Development Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul held talks with the Dalai Lama on Monday in a meeting that riled leaders in Berlin as well as Beijing.
A 23-year-old Hamburg man suspected of stabbing his sister to death in an honour killing last week had already been prosecuted for assaulting her and others, prosecutors confirmed on Monday.
Roger Federer expects Rafael Nadal to wilt under the physical burden of defending his French Open title when the world's top two players continue their rivalry at Roland Garros next week.
Germany and Europe certainly won’t be sad to see US President Bush leave next year, but Obama, McCain or maybe even Clinton will still have their work cut out for them, writes Steve Kettmann.
Australia slumped to a 2-1 defeat against Germany while the Netherlands saw off China 3-1 on the second day of the women's Champions Trophy field hockey tournament in Germany on Sunday.
Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) is calling for higher taxes on the rich in light of a widening income gap between the country’s wealthiest and poorest residents.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will conclude a weeklong trip to Latin America, her first state visit, with talks with Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Monday.