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Medical award for German accused of Nazi-era euthanasia

A German medical association has awarded a medal to a 92-year-old doctor who was a member of the SS suspected of carrying out Hitler's euthanasia policies, according to the magazine Der Spiegel to be published on Monday.

German director Wim Wenders premiers at Cannes

German director Wim Wenders premiers at Cannes

German director Wim Wenders said Saturday that his first film shot entirely in Europe in 15 years was an ode to the power of rock’n’roll, as he premiered the picture at Cannes.

Cultural group slams plans to bin Berlin multicultural radio show

Cultural group slams plans to bin Berlin multicultural radio show

The president of German cultural institution Akademie der Künste Klaus Staeck has criticized a recent decision to take a popular Berlin multicultural radio station off air, calling it an “irresponsible rejection of cultural diversity.”

Thousands protest neo-Nazi party rally in Bamberg

Thousands protest neo-Nazi party rally in Bamberg

More than 2,000 people staged a peaceful protest against a German neo-Nazi NPD national party meeting on Saturday in Bamberg.

Autobahn inferno kills 5 and injures 6

Autobahn inferno kills 5 and injures 6

Five people were killed and six injured in a motorway pile-up in western Germany involving two trucks and several cars, Dortmund police said Saturday.