Merkel calls for immediate ceasefire in Georgia

Merkel calls for immediate ceasefire in Georgia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called for an "immediate and unconditional ceasefire" in Georgia, in a telephone call with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, a spokesman said.

German judge’s giggle fit stops court case

German judge’s giggle fit stops court case

A German judge in Düsseldorf was forced to halt a court case between two feuding neighbours after she couldn't stop laughing at the absurdity of their antics.

Deutsche Post partners with Aldi

Deutsche Post partners with Aldi

Deutsche Post has announced plans to cooperate with supermarket discounter Aldi to increase the number of its “Packstation” automated post offices.

Philosopher Habermas honoured in Switzerland

Philosopher Habermas honoured in Switzerland

The renowned German philosopher and sociologist Jürgen Habermas has been awarded the European Prize of Political Culture at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland.

German minister says Georgia breaking international law

German minister says Georgia breaking international law

The number two at the German foreign ministry said Georgia is breaking international law by launching military action to reclaim South Ossetia.