Forbes magazine recently proclaimed Angela Merkel to be the most powerful woman in the world. Roger Boyes, the Berlin correspondent for British daily The Times, explains why he finds it a strange choice.
Germany has fallen behind countries like Georgia and Mauritius when it comes to having the best atmosphere for business because of chronic reform problems, according to a new World Bank study, “Doing Business 2009.”
German troops in northern Afghanistan suffered another attack by insurgents, the Bundeswehr confirmed on Wednesday to public radio broadcaster Deutschlandfunk.
German prosecutors said Wednesday they are bringing charges against an alleged Iranian "secret agent" accused of illegally procuring weapons equipment.
A provocative new book released in Germany on Wednesday is warning that the country's hypersexualized youth is losing the ability to have meaningful partnerships.
A wee mouse caused whopping traffic delays on a Bochum motorway by chewing through the traffic signal wires, police said on Wednesday.
A German wheelchair basketball player has been sent home from the Paralympics in Beijing on Wednesday after testing positive for doping.
The European Commission on Wednesday said Germany, along with other EU economic heavyweights Britain and Spain, was headed for recession this year.
Germans in some states could start parking their cars like Americans soon. The country's national committee of traffic regulation has agreed to a pilot program modelled on US-style street markings instead of signs, according to daily Bild on Wednesday.
Resources for asylum seekers in Germany have reached a new low, according to figures released by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) on Wednesday.
Hot-shot striker Lukas Podolski aims to continue his purple patch against Finland on Wednesday as Germany look to win their second straight World Cup 2010 qualifier.
German authorities have opened an investigation against two teenagers who scrawled Nazi symbols and slogans on the skin and clothing of a mentally disabled man, authorities said late on Tuesday.