Diplomats reportedly arrested in Iran

Diplomats reportedly arrested in Iran

Iran arrests Germans for anti-government riots: state TV

Women still rare in German boardrooms

Women still rare in German boardrooms

Women are dramatically under-represented in the boardrooms of major corporations in Germany and need state-imposed quotas to achieve parity, a study published Wednesday said.

Peres demands justice for living Nazi criminals

Peres demands justice for living Nazi criminals

Israeli President Shimon Peres Wednesday issued an emotional plea to the world to bring the remaining perpetrators of the Holocaust to justice, in a deeply personal speech in the German parliament.

Brüderle raises 2010 growth forecast

Brüderle raises 2010 growth forecast

Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle on Wednesday said Germany will grow more than expected this year, raising the government's growth forecast to 1.4 percent from a previous estimate of 1.2 percent.

German ‘prince’ hopes to become governor of California

German ‘prince’ hopes to become governor of California

German-born California socialite Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt, also known as the ninth husband of Hungarian-American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, has announced his candidacy to become the governor of California.

Oettinger ridiculed online for atrocious English

Oettinger ridiculed online for atrocious English

Günther Oettinger, Germany’s designated EU commissioner, is facing growing ridicule for his atrocious English thanks to a popular video on the internet.

Homeschooling German family granted US asylum

Homeschooling German family granted US asylum

A US court has granted asylum to an evangelical Christian family who fled Germany because they were not allowed to homeschool their children.

US ‘accepts’ German troop increase

US ‘accepts’ German troop increase

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle defended the government’s new Afghanistan plan on Wednesday, saying that the US was happy with Germany’s contribution.

FDP loses popular support in poll

FDP loses popular support in poll

A new poll on Wednesday showed public support for the pro-business Free Democrats, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partners, had dropped by a third just four months after national elections.

Surgery may keep Rolfes out of World Cup finals

Surgery may keep Rolfes out of World Cup finals

Bayer Leverkusen's Germany midfielder Simon Rolfes may miss the World Cup finals after finding out he requires knee surgery, national coach Joachim Löw said late on Tuesday.