Armed robbers on Saturday struck at Germany's largest poker tournament, stealing hundreds of thousands of euros in prize money and injuring gamblers, police said.
Pupils at a progressive private boarding school in Hesse were regularly sexually abused, the Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper reported Saturday. The news follows a series of revelations about Catholic schools in Germany.
Philipp Rösler's Health Ministry is planning a radical restructuring of the billion-euro German pharmaceutical market, aimed at lowering the cost of new drugs.
Tabloid Bild newspaper has written an open letter to Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, telling him he was visiting a country where, unlike his own, people "get up early and work." Merkel condemned "negative emotions" as "unhelpful."
After an arduous negotiation process in Berlin, Germany and six other European nations finally struck a deal with EADS late on Friday for completing the development of the Airbus A400M military transport plane.
Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif temporarily took over the reins of the Egyptian government as President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday underwent surgery in Germany to remove his gall bladder, news agency MENA said.
Dogged winter weather caused a slew of road accidents across Germany overnight and clogged several motorways with traffic jams.