Germany's political opposition said on Thursday it believes officials from the country's BND intelligence agency provided crucial information and support to the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück has called for KfW officials to pay the consequences for the state development bank's mistake transfer of €300 million ($427 million) to Lehman Brothers just as the US investment bank was collapsing.
Cologne is bracing for violence this weekend as far-right supporters from all over Europe gather for an "anti-Islamification congress" and rally defending the continent against an "immigrant invasion."
Germans are watching more pornography than ever before – a development that is dramatically altering the country’s attitudes towards sex, according to a new survey.
A US soldier was sentenced in Germany on Thursday to seven months in prison for conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the deaths of four detainees in Iraq last year, an US Army spokeswoman said.
Tribal style lower-back tattoos known as Arschgeweih, or “ass antlers” in Germany, were popular in the 1990s. But now a herd of Germans are stampeding to get them removed as they and other tattoos go out of fashion.
The European Central Bank and the world's top monetary authorities on Thursday announced a huge onslaught to boost the liquidity available to troubled global money markets.
Berlin’s Alexanderplatz will get a special scrubbing four times a year to rid the austere eastern square of ketchup stains, bratwurst grease and thousands of pieces of chewing gum.
A Bonn judge has ruled that a German pimp who abused and exploited two prostitutes must pay them €210,000 ($302,700) in damages and serve three years and 10 months in prison.
Transportation Minister Wolfgang Tiefensee on Thursday called for a dramatic expansion of bicycle use in Germany's cities as a means to combat climate change.
Researchers have for the first time compiled a detailed list of around 600,000 German Jews persecuted by the Nazis.