A US soldier stationed in Germany was sentenced to eight months in prison Thursday for his role in the killings of four blindfolded Iraqi detainees last year, an army spokeswoman said.
Germany hasn't always had a positive global image, but a new report says now the country ranks first in the world as a “brand.”
Germany's biggest industrial trade union IG Metall started wage talks with employers Thursday seeking an eight-percent pay hike for 3.6 million workers in the metalworking and electronics industries.
In the latest dispatch of Portnoy’s Stammtisch, The Local’s column about life in Germany, Portnoy considers the meaning of the German Unity Day holiday on Friday.
German and British customs officers on Thursday said they have uncovered a band of gold smugglers dodging the tax authorities by trafficking the precious metal through the Frankfurt airport.
Peter Struck, the head of the Social Democratic Party’s parliamentary group, on Thursday slammed Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann for demanding Germany set up a government bailout plan for troubled banks.
In the midst of the ongoing milk powder scandal in China, the first melamine contaminated food products have been discovered across Germany for the first time.
Far fewer people than previously thought may have died in the infamous Allied firebombing of Dresden at the close of World War II, according to a new assessment by historians.
A regional court in Bochum has sentenced a 91-year-old Nazi war criminal for trying to rob a pharmacy with a toy pistol.
Signs of discord between France and Germany emerged on Thursday ahead of a proposed meeting on the financial crisis by the leaders of Europe's four biggest economies in Paris at the weekend.