Police have arrested a prison guard on suspicion he helped in the dramatic escape of two violent inmates from the maximum-security Aachen jail, authorities announced Saturday, as the hunt for the two men continued.
German President Horst Köhler has hammered another nail in the coffin of a controversial law to block child pornography on the internet by refusing to sign it, news magazine Der Spiegel reported Saturday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel stepped up her warning on Saturday of a further credit crunch in Germany as she called on banks to meet their “responsibility” to lend money and help the nation’s fragile economic recovery.
The football match-fixing scandal grew to engulf tennis and basketball on Saturday, with Der Spiegel magazine reporting prosecutors had expanded their investigations to include the other sports.
German businesses are likely to be hit hard by Dubai’s debt crisis through a slump in orders for exports, the head of Germany's chamber of commerce told daily Neuen Osnabrücker Zeitung on Saturday.
There are about 90 combat-trained Islamists in Germany moving among underground networks, Focus magazine reported Saturday, as intelligence agencies and police prepare to overhaul the country's anti-terrorism approach.
German families who lost relatives in a plane crash off Brazil will sue Air France, aircraft-maker Airbus and the French aviation authorities for negligence, lawyers said Friday.
The conservative Christian Democratic Union won its bid late Friday to force out broadcaster ZDF’s editor-in-chief Nikolaus Brender in a move journalists, unions and opposition parties branded a major blow against media freedom.