The first hearing on corruption at Siemens began Monday with a defendant acknowledging the existence of a slush funds at the giant German industrial group.
Two-thirds of children of single parents in Germany will live at least a year in poverty, UNICEF said on Monday in a child welfare report that found widening health and educational gaps among German children.
Street Football World, a non-profit group based in Germany, tries to improve the lives of kids around the globe one kick of the ball at a time. Neale Lytollis was in Bosnia last weekend to see the magic of the beautiful game firsthand.
Up to 1,700 German police officers will head to the European football championship next month to help out their colleagues in host nations Switzerland and Austria, the German Interior Ministry announced on Monday.
Germany has been hit by another privacy scandal, with telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom joining discount food chain Lidl and the state among those accused of secretly tracking individuals.
About 50,000 German teachers have been targets for harassment in the internet or through other forms of technology by their students, a teacher's union said on Monday.
The Social Democratic leadership unanimously agreed in Berlin on Monday to make Gesine Schwan the party's candidate in next year's presidential race, deepening a rift in Germany's ruling coalition.
The first heat wave of the year is set to hit Germany this week, with temperatures poised to crack 30 degrees Celsius in the southwestern part of the country.
A German Red Cross mobile hospital unit handled its first patients in earthquake-ravaged southwest China on Monday.
A blaze that swept through an Ulm recycling center on Sunday night injured a fireman and caused more than €1 million ($1.6 million) in damage.
The rising power in the German political scene, the far-left Die Linke, had a simple message at its party conference this weekend: we cannot be ignored, reports AFP’s Audrey Kauffmann.