A German who helped "Carlos the Jackal" take 11 oil ministers hostage at OPEC headquarters in Vienna in 1975 has reportedly been pardoned six years after being freed from jail.
Germany, France and Britain reportedly want Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen as the next secretary general of the NATO military alliance.
Arnold Schwarzenegger wasn’t enough to draw visitor’s to this year's CeBIT, Germany’s biggest high-tech trade fair in Hannover. Attendance dropped almost 20 percent, the event's organiser Deutsche Messe said on Sunday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) will continue to oppose Turkish membership in the European Union as part of its platform for upcoming European elections, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Sunday.
Nine Somali men captured by a German frigate while trying to take over a cargo ship will be sent to Kenya for trial, not Germany, the Defence Ministry confirmed Saturday evening.
Early Sunday morning, rescuers retrieved one corpse from the rubble of the Cologne historical archive that collapsed Tuesday. The search continues for a second man believed to buried in as much as four metres of debris.
Andrei Voronin's hat-trick for Hertha Berlin in a 3-1 victory at Energie Cottbus shot them four points clear in the German League while Bayern Munich cruised up to joint second following a five-goal spree.
Thanks to a government programme designed to stimulate new car sales and deeper discounts, one in seven Germans plans to buy a new car this year, Bild am Sonntag reported.