Luxury carmaker Porsche said Friday the Gulf state of Qatar would take a stake in the company and acquire the majority of stock options the firm holds in Volkswagen.
Three controversial secret CIA prisons built after September 11, 2001 to house alleged terrorists were planned from Frankfurt, The New York Times reported this week.
Germany has some four million adherents to Islam, but as David Wroe reports, a small group of Muslims is making a big effort to become a recognised part of German society.
Chancellor Angela Merkel met Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Russia Friday and both called for deeper economic ties amid talk of several major Russian-German industrial deals in the works.
While most branches of the German tourism industry are suffering post-crisis losses, close-to-home amusement parks are welcoming more guests than ever, daily Financial Times Deutschland reported on Friday.
The epic sprint duel between Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay will headline a star-studded World Athletics Championships in Berlin this weekend.
Dieter Althaus, the premier of the eastern state of Thuringia, said on Friday an election victory for Chancellor Angela Merkel next month could spell the end of a “solidarity surcharge” levied to help fund the reconstruction of Germany’s economically depressed east.
A member of a biker gang has been shot and killed in Berlin’s Hohenschönhausen district, police reported on Friday.
The Green party in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia have decided to take down campaign posters featuring a white woman’s hands grabbing a black woman’s bare buttocks after critics said it was racist and offensive.
High-pressure weather system Katrin will bring weekend-friendly weather with it, according to the German Weather Service (DWD).