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Police arrest suspected terrorist backer

German police have arrested a 30-year-old Turkish man suspected of recruiting fighters and collecting money and equipment for terrorist network al Qaida.

Germany leads opposition to EU sales tax cuts

Germany leads opposition to EU sales tax cuts

EU finance ministers clashed Saturday on whether to shake up European sales tax rules to allow reduced rates for targeted services and products, with Germany a vocal opponent to any cuts.

Officials reportedly admit nuclear security lacking

Officials reportedly admit nuclear security lacking

National and state officials from Baden-Württemberg have admitted deficits in Germany's atomic energy authority, according to a report in the Saturday edition of the Berliner Zeitung.

Labour union head warns against low-wage explosion

Labour union head warns against low-wage explosion

Frank Bsirske, head of the Verdi labour union, has warned against the growth of the low-wage sector in Germany, saying the country is well on the way to creating a US-style class of working poor.

Metallica rocks new O2 arena in Berlin

Metallica rocks new O2 arena in Berlin

US heavy metal band Metallica launched its long-awaited new album, “Death Magnetic” in Berlin on Friday night – the band's only appearance in Germany during its current tour.