Merkel tells Germans to unite to beat crisis

Merkel tells Germans to unite to beat crisis

Chancellor Angela Merkel told Germans they will need to join together in order to tackle the challenges facing their country in 2009.

Neo-Nazi NPD faces power struggle

Neo-Nazi NPD faces power struggle

The German neo-Nazi National Democratic Party (NPD) appears headed for an internal power struggle to oust long-term leader Udo Voigt.

Tom Cruise ‘deeply moved’ by playing would-be Hitler assassin

Tom Cruise ‘deeply moved’ by playing would-be Hitler assassin

US actor Tom Cruise was "deeply moved" by playing the would-be assassin of Adolf Hitler in the movie "Valkyrie," he said in an interview with a German celebrity magazine this week.

Steinbrück warns against ‘growth bubble’

Steinbrück warns against ‘growth bubble’

German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück has warned that cutting interest rates too low in an effort to counter the global recession could create a what he called dangerous "growth bubble."