German politicians seek ban for extreme-right youth group

German politicians seek ban for extreme-right youth group

German politicians on Monday demanded a ban on a German youth group after its summer camp was raided by police for attempting to indoctrinate campers with Nazi ideology.

Down on the Devil’s Moor

Down on the Devil’s Moor

Like to camp but tired of uptight and orderly German campgrounds? Andrew Bulkeley communes with nature near the northern German artist colony Worpswede.

Tennis star Boris Becker to marry

Tennis star Boris Becker to marry

German tennis legend Boris Becker, 40, served up a surprise on Sardinia on Saturday by asking his 24-year-old girlfriend to marry him. Alessandra (Sandy) Meyer-Wölden volleyed with a “yes.”

German wholesale price inflation at 27-year high

German wholesale price inflation at 27-year high

German wholesale prices rose in July faster than they have in 27 years, the Federal Statistics Office said on Monday.

German state health official quits over lax smoking ban

German state health official quits over lax smoking ban

A senior official in the North-Rhine Westphalian Health Ministry resigned on Monday over plans to loosen anti-smoking regulations, which the official said causes 700 deaths in the western German state each year.

Hundreds of Germans leave Georgia

Hundreds of Germans leave Georgia

Around 200 Germans have left Georgia because of the current conflict and 100 more are due to leave by bus later on Monday for the Armenian capital Yerevan, the German Foreign Ministry said.

Ypsilanti reportedly planning new attempt to lead Hesse

Ypsilanti reportedly planning new attempt to lead Hesse

Andrea Ypsilanti, the head of the Social Democrats (SPD) in the German state of Hesse, is reportedly preparing another attempt to forge a minority government supported by the hard-line socialist Left party.

Gigantic cruise ship leaves Papenburg dry dock

Gigantic cruise ship leaves Papenburg dry dock

The largest cruise ship ever to be built in Germany has left the dry dock of the Meyer shipyards in the northern city of Papenburg.

Christiane F. back in Berlin’s drug scene

Christiane F. back in Berlin’s drug scene

Some 30 years after the book “We Children from Bahnhof Zoo” made her famous, Christiane F. has reportedly fallen back into Berlin’s drug scene.

Germany takes equestrian lead amid spills and surprises

Germany takes equestrian lead amid spills and surprises

A determined German assault and a tough cross-country course on Monday helped turn the tables on the confident Australians in the three-day event of the Olympic equestrian competition.

Nigerian armed group renews threat to German building firm

Nigerian armed group renews threat to German building firm

Nigeria's most prominent militant group on Sunday renewed a threat to carry out deadly attacks on the foreign staff of Julius Berger PLC, a local unit of German construction giant Bilfinger Berger.