German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that the long-term consequences of the global financial crisis were uncertain but that she was confident the "strong" German economy would survive.
Two men arrested last month at the Cologne-Bonn airport under suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks have been released due to lack of evidence, the Bonn state prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday.
In a Berlin district where luxury cars are routinely torched by anarchists, a developer has patented an idea that allows the rich and comfortable to make sure their cars are kept in the same style.
German Agriculture Minister Horst Seehofer appears set to become the next premier of Bavaria after two challengers from his Christian Social Union (CSU) party abandoned their ambitions for the post.
Cold and clammy weather at this year’s Oktoberfest might have put some visitors off beer, but it also apparently encouraged people to cuddle up for warmth – and buy more condoms.
The head of the troubled German mortgage lender Hypo Real Estate, Georg Funke, has resigned, the fourth biggest German bank said in a statement.
FC Bayern Munich’s embattled coach Jürgen Klinsmann has been guaranteed a job until the end of the current season by club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
The German cabinet decided on Tuesday that German Bundeswehr troops will remain in Afghanistan for the next 14 months instead of 12 months as originally planned.
German carmaker Opel has announced a temporary work suspension following a drastic reduction in demand, German daily Bild reported on Tuesday.
The international financial crisis will now make credit conditions tougher for German companies, the head of the national industrial federation BDI said on Tuesday in a press interview.
The leaders of Germany and Italy pledged coordinated European action late on Monday to contend with the global financial crisis but remained divided on Rome’s call for a European bailout fund.
Two regional trains collided in Berlin late on Monday evening, leaving one person injured according to the city fire department.