Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a team of Germany's top directors have turned their cameras on their own country, producing short, sharp vignettes sizing up the reunited nation, writes AFP's Deborah Cole.
Daniel Miller takes a three-hour history lesson with Thomas Heise's new documentary “Material” about the fall of the Berlin Wall.
While Germany tries to combat doping in sports, drug abuse to boost desk jockey performance in the country is on the rise, according to a new study published by German health insurer DAK this week.
German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück warned on Friday that the world must avoid a spiral of 1930s-style protectionism as senior G7 finance officials headed to Rome for talks on the economic crisis.
A German-Afghan man was sentenced to life in prison for the “honour killing” of his sister on Friday, creating mayhem in the court room as family members screamed, assaulted journalists and attempted suicide.
The German economy shrivelled 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008, the worst decline since reunification and significantly more than expected, the Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) reported on Friday.
A newly discovered document has reignited a dispute between Germany and Egypt over the rightful ownership of the iconic 3,400-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti this week.
Volkswagen and the Japanese electronics group Toshiba have unveiled an accord to jointly develop electric drive units that VW says will allow it to become the first manufacturer of an affordable, mass-produced electric vehicle.
Germany’s most famous prostitute Domenica Niehoff – who gained fame for becoming advocate for the rights of sex workers in the 70s and 80s – has died after succumbing to serious illness this week.
A Porsche test driver lost control of a secret prototype car and died in an accident on the A5 motorway near Darmstadt early on Friday morning, police in the German state of Hesse said.
The 27-year-old twin suspects in the sensational jewellery robbery at Germany’s most famous department store, the KaDeWe in Berlin, apparently have relatives with a criminal past, daily Berliner Morgenpost reported on Friday.
Bayern Munich coach Jürgen Klinsmann insists his side will give Bundesliga leaders Hoffenheim no peace until they are back at the top of the table - starting this weekend.