A German human rights activist has provoked the ire of Colombia’s president Alvaro Uribe, who has accused her of instigating violence and called for her to be jailed.
Forensic scientists in Germany have been warned to be extra careful when identifying bodies from DNA after a body was found with the genes from two people.
Braunschweig might not be the most obvious place for it, but break-dancers from around the world converged in the Lower Saxony town at the weekend for the global championships.
Amid the growing global financial crisis, rare books are still fetching a high price as collectors see them as a safe place to invest their money.
A German fraudster has been arrested in Rome after trying to sell the US embassy building there – a palace on the Via Veneto.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier promised tougher regulation of Germany's financial sector as he was formally selected Saturday to run for chancellor against Angela Merkel in next year's election.