The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation said on Friday the Berlin State Library had returned a rare Hebrew manuscript back to the Beit Ariella library in Tel Aviv.
The amount of goods turned out by German factories fell "strongly" in September as the global slowdown hit demand for products made by the world's top exporter, the government said on Friday.
German prosecutors said on Friday they had charged the former head of Deutsche Post with tax evasion as part of a huge scandal involving Liechtenstein which blew up in February.
German luxury sports car maker Porsche posted record annual results Friday on the back of its holding in Europe's biggest car maker Volkswagen but voiced concern about the outlook as growth slows sharply.
A Bavarian Catholic bishop said on Friday that a visit to the German capital by Pope Benedict XVI next year to mark the fall of Berlin Wall could be a good time for the city to reflect on its godlessness.
A deadly tourist bus fire that killed 20 people this week near Hannover may have been caused by a technical defect and not a cigarette as police initially thought, investigators said on Friday.
German medical professionals expressed outrage on Friday that a night club in the town of Celle is planning to host a competition offering women free breast augmentation in Poland, saying it is irresponsible and risky.
A 54-year-old Bavarian doctor has been convicted of distributing hundreds of false health certificates to pilots after allowing his secretary to perform the health examinations.
US president-elect Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed in a phone call to work "closely" on solving the many challenges facing the international community, Berlin said on Friday.
Rival political parties in the in the German state of Hesse have agreed to hold a fresh election, possibly in January, after the Social Democratic Party (SPD) failed to form an alliance.
German glam pop band Tokio Hotel took home the “Best Headliner” award on Thursday night at the 15th annual MTV Europe Music Awards in Liverpool, England.
A German man will stand trial on Friday in Berlin for an attempted attack on Chancellor Angela Merkel last year.