German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday backed a €200-billion EU economic stimulus target as Berlin faced pressure to contribute more to the package at a summit in Brussels.
A former death camp guard known as "Ivan the Terrible" can be tried in Germany for his alleged role in murdering at least 29,000 Jews during World War II, a federal court said Thursday.
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient Roman battlefield from the third century near Göttingen that will rewrite history, Lower Saxony's department for preservation of historical monuments said on Thursday.
There will no longer be checks on the German-Swiss border after Switzerland joins the Schengen Agreement on Friday.
World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko admits he has one eye on the future ahead of his fight against challenger Hasim Rahman on Saturday night in Mannheim.
Finanzkrise, or "financial crisis," was crowned the German word of the year by the Society for German Language (GfdS) on Thursday in Wiesbaden.
Germany's export-oriented economy will be dragged down by the financial crisis next year and contract by 2.2 percent, the Ifo economic institute forecast on Thursday.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück has launched a highly unusual attack on Britain's economic stimulus package, saying it will not fend off recession but will leave the next generation saddled with debt.
Wintery street conditions in Bavaria caused several accidents overnight in what could be just the beginning of traffic chaos in Germany, as more snow is expected in the coming days.
Tokio Hotel’s recent live shows in America might not have been as "live" as their fans thought, if celebrity tattletale Perez Hilton is to be believed. Has the German glam rock band been faking its performances?
Goals by Miroslav Klose and Franck Ribery sealed Bayern Munich's 3-2 win at Lyon on Wednesday night which gave the German giants their best-ever start to a Champions League campaign.
German industrial giant Siemens is close to reaching agreement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on a fine in connection with a corruption scandal, a press report said on Thursday.
After decades of planning and building, Hamburg‘s new S-Bahn train between the city centre and airport opens on Thursday.
A psychologically ill man escaped from a clinic in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia wielding a kitchen knife and kidnapped a woman in her car, police reported on Thursday.