Miroslav Klose booked Germany's place at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa with a first-half goal for a 1-0 win over Russia in Moscow on Saturday.
Twitter, the world's fast-growing micro-blogging service, is calling for volunteers to translate its website into German.
Five months after the exposure of alleged bribery and corruption at the German utility vehicle-maker MAN, the firm is overhauling the senior management in its sales and marketing division, a company spokesman said on Saturday.
Outgoing Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomed the decision by Poland on Saturday to ratify the Lisbon Treaty to reform the European Union.
Anti-terrorism authorities have identified two further German citizens in Islamist videos calling for holy war, officials confirmed Saturday.
Germany is set to send 1,200 police to Afghanistan to train local law enforcement in a major boost to its commitment to the war-torn country, news magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday.
German President Horst Köhler may have made embarrassing factual errors in his speech on Friday celebrating the October 9, 1989 demonstration in Leipzig, his office has admitted.
Plans to offer free entry to the rock muscial Naked to audience members who turn up in the nude at the Muscial Theatre Bremen were scrapped on Friday due to overwhelming demand.
A quick rise in child benefits and tax exemptions is unlikely to go ahead because of growing concern within the incoming government of a budget blowout, a report said Saturday.