This Week's Highlights: Henrik Ibsen in Berlin, Icelandic music in Frankfurt, and a salsa Silvester in Hamburg
The German Navy said on Thursday it had foiled a hijack attempt by Somali pirates on an Egyptian bulk carrier that left one crewman wounded on the merchant ship.
Germany’s two main Christian churches used traditional Christmas sermons to lambaste unbridled greed and an inhumane capitalist system for supposedly leading to the global financial crisis this year.
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In what could be a novel way to protect crops from pests, German scientists have found out that caterpillars and other hungry crawlers get scared when they sense the buzz of approaching wasps and bees.
Austrian police said a German teenage girl was abducted in southern Germany and forcibly taken across the border in the boot of a car before being raped.
It was not too long ago that little Hoffenheim were languishing in the dark dungeon of Germany's eighth division, worlds away from the glamour boys of the top flight like Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.