The European Commission on Thursday awarded Germany's OHB Technology a €566-million contract for 14 satellites for its Galileo navigation system.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle urged Turkey Thursday to press ahead with reforms to bring it closer to the European Union and denied Berlin was blocking Ankara's bid to join the bloc.
German retail sales fell by around 2.0 percent in 2009 from the previous year, an official estimation said Thursday as consumption fared better than Europe's biggest economy in general.
This month Rhine-online, the Rhineland’s leading English-language website, finds gourmet food in Gladbach, admires art in Düsseldorf, and tells you where to get your drink on in Bonn.
Germany’s most northerly ski lift is seeing an unprecedented rush of business amid unusually wintry conditions this season, operators said on Thursday.
The restored lost cut of Fritz Lang’s legendary 1927 silent film “Metropolis” will be beamed onto the Brandenburg Gate for the public as it premieres at the Berlinale, the film festival's organisers said on Thursday.
This Week's Highlights: Dinosaurs in Cologne, a dance festival in Berlin, and Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" in the middle of winter in Hamburg.
The heads of the three parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right coalition will hold what the German media had termed a "crisis meeting" after a shaky start marked by infighting, it emerged on Thursday.
The case of an asylum seeker from Sierra Leone who burned to death in a Dessau jail cell must be retried, the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) ruled on Thursday – the five-year anniversary of his death.
Five Germans, including three children, and a British national who have been held by kidnappers in Yemen for the past six months are still alive, a top official said on Thursday.
A majority of Germans support the use of so-called “naked” scanners at airports in the wake of failed attempt to blow up a US-bound flight on Christmas day, according to a poll published on Thursday.
German shoppers hit by a "Year 2010" computer bug that has bitten 30 million bank cards fell back this week on a proven means of payment – cash.
The German government is planning to counter US demands to send more troops to Afghanistan by offering to increase police training, the Financial Times Deutschland reported on Thursday.
A 71-year-old German woman has been arrested in Florida for murdering her grandson to keep him from growing up with divorced parents in the United States.