Rwanda expelled Germany's ambassador and prepared to issue indictments and arrest warrants against 23 French officials on Tuesday in a dramatic escalation of diplomatic tensions over the country's 1994 genocide.
At the start of her high-profile murder trial on Tuesday a German mother admitted on Tuesday to stashing the bodies of her two babies in the family freezer, but denied killing them.
Kurt Volker, the US ambassador to NATO, on Tuesday suggested Germany could use a Boeing military transport plane to solve its heavy lift needs instead of the troubled A400M programme.
Three men have been arrested in Berlin on suspicion of blowing up several cash machines since February, German police reported on Tuesday.
A German politician dubbed "Senator Death" has been providing paid assistance to old ladies who want to die, sparking a debate whether he’s a money-hungry granny-killer or a euthanasia rights champion. Exberliner Magazine’s Jacinta Nandi reports.
The Berlin Wall might be a thing of the past, but Daniel Miller believes there might as well be a death strip dividing the German capital's art scene.
Germany's closely watched ZEW economic indicator picked up Tuesday, as investors' mood improved slightly amid international efforts to come to grips with the financial crisis.
Two engineers bailed out of a freight train after the brakes failed, leaving it to roll six kilometres from Frechen to Cologne, police in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia reported on Tuesday.
Cologne’s traditional carnival season kicked off on Tuesday at 11:11 am in the city centre, where some 70,000 revelers were expected to turn up to party in costume.
Several tonnes of German nuclear waste finally arrived at the Gorleben storage centre at 12:17 am on Tuesday morning in what police called a smooth delivery after massive delays caused by three days of protests by activists.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on NATO to revamp its security strategy with a stronger focus on disarmament and development and urged US president-elect Barack Obama to join the drive.
Nearly four years after the devastating South Asian tsunami that killed some 250,000 people, an early-warning system developed in Germany will be launched in Indonesia on Tuesday.