The European Central Bank said it would keep providing unlimited amounts of cash in operations that underpin euro zone lending at fixed rates aimed at unblocking key interbank markets, on Thursday in Frankfurt.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has vehemently denied that the German secret service (BND) helped the US in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
IMF director general Dominique Strauss-Kahn urged Germany to boost public spending, in line with other European countries, to stave off global recession, in a television interview on Thursday.
Bavarian-born Pope Benedict XVI doesn’t want to miss out on his country’s traditional Christmas goodness and had his personal courier drive up to the southern German state to pick up holiday treats and Christmas trees for the Vatican, news agency DPA reported on Thursday.
Hannover police have reported that a pedestrian was killed on the autobahn after they had decided to let him continue walking home despite stopping him for intoxication.
School children have tried to poison their classmate at a primary school in Hamburg because she was too smart, daily Express reported this week.
Business sentiment dropped in Germany for the seventh straight month to a record low point of 82.6 points in December, the key Ifo index showed on Thursday, while business activity fell sharply across the 15-nation eurozone.
Yemeni tribesmen who are holding a German family hostage are demanding the release of two Yemenis detained in the United States for supporting Al-Qaeda, a tribal source told AFP.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Bavarian allies have threatened to torpedo any new stimulus package to boost the flagging economy unless it includes tax cuts.
A couple picked up by police this week for questioning regarding the neo-Nazi stabbing attack on the Passau police chief have been arrested on suspicion of assisting the assailant.
Berlin city officials, summoned by complaints over the noise, found a 60-year-old man sharing his two-room flat with 1,700 budgerigars.