EU criticises NATO air strike called by Germans

EU criticises NATO air strike called by Germans

EU foreign ministers on Saturday slammed a NATO air strike called by the German Bundeswehr that left scores dead in northern Afghanistan. But the Defence Ministry in Berlin defended the action.

50,000 join anti-nuclear power march in Berlin

50,000 join anti-nuclear power march in Berlin

Some 50,000 anti-nuclear protestors demonstrated in Berlin on Saturday against Germany possibly reversing a decision to abandon atomic energy and extending the life of its nuclear power plants.

Germany keen to impress in friendly against South Africa

Germany keen to impress in friendly against South Africa

Germany coach Joachim Löw insists his team will impress in Saturday's friendly against South Africa as the national side looks to improve its performance ahead of their World Cup qualifiers.

NRW premier Rüttgers apologises after insulting Romanians

NRW premier Rüttgers apologises after insulting Romanians

The state premier of North Rhine-Westphalia, Jürgen Rüttgers, has come under heavy criticism and been forced to apologise for saying that Romanian workers are undisciplined and do not know what they are doing.

Bank refuses to replace €500 note man claims was eaten by his cat

Bank refuses to replace €500 note man claims was eaten by his cat

A man who said his cat had eaten most of a €500 note has been refused a replacement by the German Bundesbank.

Four German soldiers hurt in bombing after air strike on tankers

Four German soldiers hurt in bombing after air strike on tankers

A day after NATO forces in Afghanistan blew up two hijacked fuel tankers killing between 50 and 90 Afghans, four German soldiers have been injured by a suicide bomber in the same area.

GM reportedly to keep Opel for fear of Russians

GM reportedly to keep Opel for fear of Russians

US car giant General Motors has reportedly decided not to sell the German carmaker despite months of negotiating with potential buyers for fear of handing technology to Russian competitors.