German Chancellor Angela Merkel believes the euro faces a "very difficult phase" with Greece's budget crisis putting the eurozone under "huge, huge pressures," according to comments published Thursday.
Japan and Germany agreed Thursday to work together on climate change, nuclear disarmament and rebuilding Afghanistan during a Tokyo visit by Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle.
Germany’s federal competition watchdog raided the main offices of almost every large retail food and drugstore chain in the country on Thursday on suspicion of price-fixing. Among them were Edeka, Lidl, Metro, Rewe and Rossmann.
Three adventurous children aged between five and six sparked a huge search in Nuremberg after they ditched kindergarten to fly to Africa, police said on Thursday.
A dramatic tram collision in central Karlsruhe injured 27 people – six seriously – on Thursday, according to the police.
More snow is likely to fall this weekend in Germany - even as freezing temperatures mean that accumulation from last week's storm continues to snarl traffic, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Thursday.
Günther Oettinger, Germany's designated EU commissioner, on Thursday defended himself against suspicions of anti-Semitism, stressing that he had "very strong relations" with the Jewish community.
Despite criticism from farmers who say they are barely scraping by, German discount grocery chains Aldi and Penny Markt on Thursday announced further markdowns in an ongoing price war.
This Week's Highlights: A Manowar concert in Berlin, Hedwig and the Angry Itch in Frankfurt, and Chinese temples grace a Munich museum.
Germany has offered €1 million in emergency aid to help the victims of a devastating earthquake in Haiti, Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said on Thursday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday defended her coalition’s controversial tax cut plans and said she would stand by her promise to overhaul Germany's tax system in the coming years, financial daily Handelsblatt reported.
Every fifth public service position in Germany should go to people with immigrant backgrounds, the country’s integration commissioner told daily Rheinische Post on Thursday.
Yemeni hostage-takers holding a family of five Germans and a Briton since June are demanding a ransom of $2 million for their release, news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Wednesday.