Angela Merkel’s speech to the US Congress on Tuesday is an honour for both the chancellor and Berlin. But her trip to Washington comes at a price, believes Dr. Josef Braml from the German Council on Foreign Relations.
A new foundation being formed to prevent school attacks has announced plans to create an early-warning system and 24-hour hotline for students to report threats.
National rail operator Deutsche Bahn is now offering eco-tickets for corporate customers to encourage sustainable travel, the company announced on Monday.
German clothing retailer Hugo Boss swung back into the black in the third quarter by getting a grip on expenditures, it said on Monday.
The number of new swine flu cases has doubled in the last two days, national disease control and prevention agency the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) reported on Monday.
Germany's finance minister ruled out on Monday a major overhaul of the country's complex tax system before 2013, a major election campaign pledge of Chancellor Angela Merkel's new coalition partners.
Former Stasi prison inmate Carl-Wolfgang Holzapfel has broken off a week-long live performance art re-enactment of his internment over the weekend due psychological distress, organisers have announced.
A German soldier accidentally rammed his car into a troop of other soldiers in the early morning darkness, injuring 13 military personnel, seven seriously, a defence ministry spokesman said Monday.
A researcher was rescued early on Monday morning after being trapped underground for some nine hours in a cave in the Westerwald region, police in the German state of Hesse reported.
A organization representing German police officers has called for a ban on biker gangs, following a weekend of violence between the Hells Angels and Bandidos, daily Rheinische Post reported.
Twenty years after a seismic jolt of history sent it tumbling down, a section of the Berlin Wall has been rebuilt in Los Angeles, offering residents a glimpse of the brutal Cold War frontier that once divided Europe.