Murderer of German girl commits suicide in jail

Murderer of German girl commits suicide in jail

A Turkish man jailed for raping and murdering an 11-year-old German girl in 2004 has committed suicide in prison, Anatolia news agency reported Saturday.

Roth: Merkel is “chancellor of heteros”

Roth: Merkel is “chancellor of heteros”

Thousands of gay and lesbian Germans and their supporters demonstrated for gay rights on Saturday in Munich’s annual Christopher Street Day parade.

Nigeria hunts kidnappers of two German workers

Nigeria hunts kidnappers of two German workers

Nigerian security forces on Saturday intensified efforts to track down the kidnappers of two German construction workers in Port Harcourt, the country's oil hub.

Swede with neo-Nazi ties buys Berlin villa

Swede with neo-Nazi ties buys Berlin villa

A Swedish right-wing extremist with ties to German neo-Nazis may have moved his home base into a €3.3-million villa in the Berlin suburbs, German newsmagazine Der Spiegel reported on Saturday.

Rising oil prices cost Germans €25 bn

Rising oil prices cost Germans €25 bn

Skyrocketing oil prices have cost Germans about €25 billion ($39.8 million) this year, German newsmagazine Der Spiegel reported on Saturday.

Fine unlikely for man who beheaded Hitler waxwork

Fine unlikely for man who beheaded Hitler waxwork

The man accused of ripping the head off a Madame Tussauds wax figure of Adolf Hitler in Berlin is unlikely to be fined because he is on the dole and unable to pay, German newsmagazine Focus reported on Saturday.