A German man was detained on Wednesday afternoon after driving his car through the barricades near Berlin's Victory Column where workers are preparing for tomorrow's speech by presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, police reported.
Germans in several cities are complaining about plans to build new mosques, but Ben Knight finds it’s the integrated Muslims in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district eyeing a new house of worship there most sceptically.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would resist any pressure to send more troops to Afghanistan during talks Thursday with US Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama.
Volkswagen, the biggest European carmaker, reported a profits leap on Wednesday, taking the stock market by surprise.
A 32-year-old German woman suspected of murdering two Swedish toddlers and the attempted murder of their mother has been charged at Sweden's Västmanland district court, Swedish news agency TT reported on Wednesday.
Germany’s Federal Statistics Office has shaved 1.3 million people from the country’s population after a random sampling showed the widely accepted figured of 82.2 million was too high. That's almost as high as the population in Munich, Bavaria's capital city.
The German cabinet gave the green light on the planned citizenship test for immigrants and new national identification cards on Wednesday.
Hamburg police have arrested a Berlin man who tried to blow up his Berlin apartment building last Friday, Berlin daily Berliner Morgenpost reported Wednesday.
Poland's Elblag canal is a gravity-defying waterway like none other, writes AFP's Mary Sibierski. Located in what was once East Prussia, it offers a boat cruise that is part San Francisco cable car ride through idyllic countryside.
The pilot strike at two Lufthansa subsidiary airlines continued on Wednesday, with the airline reporting a number of cancelled flights.
The German couple kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Somalia last month were able to speak to Der Spiegel and have begged for help, according to reports by the German news magazine late on Tuesday.
Police have arrested a suspected leader of the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Detmold in the west of the country, German federal prosecutors said Tuesday.