The collapse of the Berlin Wall rectified East Germany’s biggest crime. But as David Wroe reports, many of the communist regime’s victims are still seeking justice for other misdeeds two decades later.
Archaeologists have finished recovering a 600-year-old ship from Lake Constance discovered near a mediaeval Benedictine abbey, the state of Baden-Württemberg announced on Thursday.
Confirming the popular notion that there is still a “Wall in the mind,” a poll revealed Thursday that most Germans believe there is a gulf between the East and West, even though they overwhelmingly support reunification.
Tens of thousands of angry German auto workers protested on Thursday against General Motors' decision to keep its Opel unit – a move called a slap in the face for Chancellor Angela Merkel by the country's media.
Deutsche Telekom, posted positive results on Thursday that demonstrated its resistance to a global slump and allowed the group to confirm a full-year outlook.
This Week's Highlights: Moby arrives in Cologne, Juliette Lewis sets up in Munich, and a 'Festival of Freedom' commemorates the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
This month Exberliner, Berlin's leading English-language magazine, introduces a laboratory for anarchist art, a new bar serving up classic cocktails and the pioneers of Berlin’s dubstep parties.
The city of Berlin’s Interior Minister Erhart Körting banned a neo-Nazi group on Thursday morning, as police simultaneously raided the homes of its members, daily Der Tagesspiegel reported.
Transportation Minister Peter Ramsauer sparked a row over the introduction of road tolls in Germany on Thursday, flagging higher charges for car drivers then quickly backing off as the debate heated up.
Guido Westerwelle, Germany’s new foreign minister, arrived in the United States on Wednesday evening for talks with his American counterpart Hillary Clinton. They are expected to discuss the war in Afghanistan and the surprise decision by General Motors not to sell its German unit Opel.
East German nudist culture is still encouraging Teutons to let it all hang out some 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall - and has even attracted fans from the West. AFP's Simon Sturdee reports.
Police officers conducting a routine check on a train arriving in Germany from the Netherlands on Wednesday discovered a 16-year-old boy with €1,850 in “allowance money” and marijuana.
A "miracle" Australian baby has become the first person cured of a rare and deadly brain-melting condition after doctors gambled on an experimental German drug tested only on mice, they said Thursday.