Usain Bolt repeated his Olympic sprint double at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin on Thursday evening, blitzing to a staggering new world record of 19.19 seconds in the 200m.
German prosecutors on Thursday raided the headquarters of luxury carmaker Porsche to seize documents in an insider trading investigation, the company said.
New DNA evidence has implicated former Red Army Faction member Verena Becker in the leftist assassination of West Germany’s Chief Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback more than 30 years ago.
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The town of Plauen in Saxony is seeking to insure its place in history books, alongside Berlin and Leipzig, with plans for a memorial to East Germany's peaceful demonstrations on the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Germany upped the pressure on US auto giant General Motors on Thursday to sell its European unit Opel to Berlin's preferred bidder, setting the stage for a potential transatlantic showdown.
A court in Potsdam sentenced a sadomasochistic scientist to 10 years in jail on Thursday for strangling a woman to death during what he claimed was a bizarre sex game gone wrong.
A senior German politician on Thursday recommended that her compatriots buy Japanese cars because they are more environmentally friendly.
A man in Viernheim surrendered to police on Thursday morning after a tense overnight standoff after barricading himself in his apartment and injuring a family of four with a bomb the day before.
Germany's controversial discus thrower Robert Harting put on a crowd-pleasing show of celebration and then went out partying with fans on Wednesday night in Berlin after he won a gold medal at the IAAF world athletics championships.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was named the world’s most powerful woman for the fourth year running in a report released on Thursday by US business magazine Forbes.
The German naval frigate “Bremen” has captured a pirate boat in the dangerous waters off the coast of Somalia, the Bundeswehr said on Thursday.
Some of Germany’s most treasured historic Prussian landmarks will soon get a €155-million makeover, the federal government announced this week.