German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday after talks with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin there was a "test phase" being discussed with gas companies to resume Russian gas imports to Europe.
Berlin isn’t known as a very religious place, but as Mark Worth reports, a grassroots effort could soon bring God back into the city’s classrooms.
Family Minister Ursula von der Leyen announced this week that Germany will soon require internet service providers (ISPs) to block child pornography sites using a system already in place in other EU countries, but some critics fear it could be used to censor the web in the future.
Autopsy results on Friday confirmed the identity of an 8-year-old girl murdered near the Möhnesee Lake outside of Paderborn.
German politicians are bickering over whether Berlin should accept Guantánamo Bay inmates in order to help America close the terrorist detention centre.
German sex shop owners and erotic film makers, badly hit by the economic crisis, are pushing for state aid that has also been requested by their US peers, the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Friday.
Perk up gourmet coffee lovers, a Hamburg coffee shop is selling beans harvested from the faeces of an Asian civet that eats ripe coffee berries and partially digests them, daily Hamburger Morgenpost reported on Friday.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrived in Germany Friday to a mixed bag: frosty talks in Berlin over the gas crisis and a medal in Dresden where he served as a KGB officer in the 1980s.
Dudes, driving under the influence of drugs is not always legally punishable in Germany, according to a ruling by a court in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate on Friday.
The Economy Ministry will revise its economic forecast for 2009 significantly lower next week to show Germany is likely to suffer the worst recession since World War II, daily Financial Times Deutschland reported on Friday.
The German Jewish Council on Friday harshly criticised police who confiscated two Israeli flags during an anti-Israel protest in Duisburg last week.
Investigators believe that remains exumed from of a mass grave found in Malbork, Poland are those of German civilians killed during World War II.