McCain attacks Obama over Berlin visit

McCain attacks Obama over Berlin visit

Republican presidential candidate John McCain has attacked his Democratic rival, Barack Obama, for cancelling a visit to an American military base during his stop in Germany on Thursday.

German pilot imposter held in Sri Lanka

German pilot imposter held in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan police on Sunday detained a German man on suspicion that he used false documents to secure a job as a top pilot for Sri Lanka's national carrier, a spokesman said.

Poles and Germans in nude bathing war

Poles and Germans in nude bathing war

Nude bathers carrying on the proud East German tradition of “free body culture” (FKK) are clashing with their more modest Polish neighbours in the Baltic Sea resort of Usedom, the Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported Sunday.

Dozens of cities hit by erratic weather

Dozens of cities hit by erratic weather

While some parts of Germany basked in sunshine on Saturday, dozens of cities in western and southern Germany were hit by severe flash floods and thunderstorms.

Nokia to reimburse German state to end plant closure row

Nokia to reimburse German state to end plant closure row

Nokia will reimburse the German state of North Rhine-Wesphalia more than €1.3 million ($2 million) to resolve a plant closure dispute that has cost the mobile phone giant tens of millions already, officials said Sunday.