Neo-Nazis face Jewish lawsuit for Obama slurs

Neo-Nazis face Jewish lawsuit for Obama slurs

A prominent Jewish group said on Monday it was reviewing legal options against a German neo-Nazi party for "racist" remarks calling Barack Obama's election as US president a "declaration of war" on "pure" nations.

German prosecutors looking to charge ‘Ivan the Terrible’

German prosecutors looking to charge ‘Ivan the Terrible’

A German body investigating Nazi war crimes said Monday it had enough evidence for prosecutors to bring charges against an alleged former death camp guard now living in the United States.

Opel asks Merkel for help

Opel asks Merkel for help

Automaker Opel has requested that German Chancellor Angela Merkel advocate a €40 billion loan programme for the European auto industry, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Monday.

Cologne ‘dog hater’ strikes again

Cologne ‘dog hater’ strikes again

A 10-year-old Cocker Spaniel has become the most recent victim in a spate of pet poisonings near Cologne that have pet owners and parents worried, daily Express reported on Monday.

Nazi death camp plans found in Berlin

Nazi death camp plans found in Berlin

Original building plans from Nazi death camp Auschwitz have recently been found in a Berlin flat, according to German daily Bild.

Deutsche Post to slash 9,500 DHL jobs in US

Deutsche Post to slash 9,500 DHL jobs in US

The German logistics giant Deutsche Post said on Monday it would cut 9,500 jobs as part of restructuring of the loss-making DHL express mail delivery activities in the United States.

Preserving German expressions and dialects for posterity

Preserving German expressions and dialects for posterity

Germans are known for their fondness for potatoes, but what exactly might a Bratkartoffelverhältnis be?

‘Biergarten weather’ expected this week

‘Biergarten weather’ expected this week

November is bringing record breaking mild temperatures to Germany with what the German Weather Service DWD is calling “almost biergarten weather” on Monday.

Frankfurt Ryanair flight skids off Rome runway

Frankfurt Ryanair flight skids off Rome runway

A Ryanair flight from Frankfurt-Hahn airport to Rome's Ciampino ran off the runway as it was landing Monday, rattling its 166 passengers but causing no injuries, Italy's ANSA news agency reported.

Anti-nuke activists continue transport blockades

Anti-nuke activists continue transport blockades

The progress of several tonnes of nuclear waste being transported a final 20 kilometres to Germany's Gorleben storage facility was hindered by protesting environmentalists on Monday.

Rwanda protests arrest of Kagame aide

Rwanda protests arrest of Kagame aide

Rwanda summoned Germany's ambassador to Kigali to protest against the arrest of a top aide to President Paul Kagame on suspicion of taking part in an assassination that sparked the 1994 genocide, an official said Monday.

Jung says Somalian pirates should face trial in Germany

Jung says Somalian pirates should face trial in Germany

In the wake of increasing attacks on foreign ships off the coast of Africa, German Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung said he would like for Somalian pirates captured by German soldiers to be tried in the country’s courts.

Rwandan president’s aide arrested in Frankfurt

Rwandan president’s aide arrested in Frankfurt

A close aide to Rwandan President Paul Kagame was arrested Sunday in Germany on suspicion of participating in an assassination that triggered the 1994 genocide in the east African nation.

Santa’s post office opens in Himmelpfort

Santa’s post office opens in Himmelpfort

Germany’s most beloved Christmas post office opened on Monday in Himmelpfort in anticipation of receiving thousands of letters from hopeful children to Santa Claus this year, Deutsche Post reported.