German Chancellor Angela Merkel, voted Forbes magazine's most powerful woman in the world for the fourth year running, called on women Monday to fight for their right to equal pay.
Members of the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party (NPD) attacked a dark-skinned British man in Hamburg over the weekend, beating him and dousing him with pepper spray after he tore up their election pamphlet.
As the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall approaches, a new exhibition is depicting the period of upheaval in East Germany from May 1989 to December 1990 with an intimate collection of photos and video.
Prosecutors charged a 33-year-old man from Cologne with murder on Monday, one day after he allegedly used a samurai sword to slay three people at a Coesfeld camping ground.
Two swimmers in the Baltic Sea sought medical treatment over the weekend after being bitten by sea lampreys, an uncomfortable incident that has the state fisheries department aflutter about the return of the parasitic marine animal.
German discount supermarket Aldi recently opened its 1,000th store in the United States, as American shoppers fall on hard economic times.
A gift basket from Vietnam contained a venomous surprise for a seven-year-old girl, who was rushed to the hospital in Bonn after being stung by a stowaway scorpion.
The IAAF Athletics World Championships concluded with two scandals over the weekend when six athletes were arrested for attacking nightclub doormen and a ZDF sports journalist insulted Berlin’s scruffy Marzahn district.
The German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Investigation (BFU) is investigating two separate aircraft accidents that left six people dead on Sunday.
German consumers are paying too much for natural gas, a study commissioned by the environmentalist Green party revealed on Monday.
General Motors kept Germans guessing over the weekend over the fate of its troubled Opel unit even as pressure mounted for a decision on a proposed takeover by Canada's Magna International.