Oskar Lafontaine, the head of the hard-line-socialist Left party, is backing the controversial call by the party's presidential candidate Peter Sodann to jail German bankers like Deutsche Bank CEO Josef Ackermann.
A suicide attack near the northern Afghanistan city of Kunduz on Monday killed two German troops and five Afghan children, according to the province's govenor Mohammad Omar.
A buck in rut attacked an eight-year-old German girl when she tried feed a herd of doe on Sunday at a nature park near Silz in the German state of Rhineland-Palintinate.
Baby bonanza in Berlin: doctors at Charité hospital on Monday announced a young mother has given birth to four boys and two girls – the first time in more than 20 years anyone in Germany has had sextuplets.
Berlin plans "targeted measures" to boost Europe's largest economy but no major stimulus package in response to the financial crisis and slowing growth, the government said on Monday.
Snoring keeping you up at night? Perhaps not entirely. Scientists from the German Sleep Society have discovered a connection between snoring and erectile dysfunction.
Berlin's music trade fair Popkomm is normally a place to discover new bands – not technologies. But when Neale Lytollis heard the man behind the MP3 audio format was setting up a 3-D sound system at the city's legendary club Tresor he had to check it out.
The German cabinet finalised on Monday the conditions under which banks can make use of a €480-billion ($650-billion) rescue package rushed through parliament last week.
Italian striker Luca Toni faces a race against time to be fit for Tuesday night's Champions League clash for Bayern Munich against his former club Fiorentina.
A disturbed elderly man attacked his neighbour with a Samurai sword in Berlin, police reported on Monday.
A dead baby has been found in a washing machine in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, police reported on Monday.
University fees are preventing more German students from pursuing higher education than previously thought, according to a new study by the Education Ministry.