Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday launched construction of the controversial Nord Stream gas pipeline that will link Russia and Germany via the Baltic Sea and supply the European Union with gas.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday paid her respects to three Bundeswehr soldiers who fell in battle against the Taliban last week, marking the first time a post-war German leader has attended such a memorial service.
Hopes of hoisting the UN process for tackling climate change out of the mire after December's flawed Copenhagen summit suffered early setbacks at talks in Bonn, Germany on Friday.
Germany’s air traffic controllers have decided to strike following failed negotiations with the country’s DFS air traffic authority, the group’s union GdF announced on Friday.
Michael Jackson fans in Munich want to erect a monument to their late idol. But the city’s authorities aren’t particularly keen and a temporary memorial faces constant sabotage.
Transport Minister Peter Ramsauer said Friday he wants to clean up traffic jams on German motorways, recommending that states institute a ban on passing for trucks on the autobahn.
German exports surged in February after sharp drop in January, official data showed on Friday, boosted by stronger global trade and a weaker euro.
Taliban insurgents attacked the Bundeswehr on Friday as Chancellor Angela Merkel prepared to attend a memorial service for three German soldiers killed last week in Afghanistan.
Many German cities and municipalities will go broke if the federal government does not help pay for social benefits programmes, the head of the German Association of Cities and Towns (DST) said on Friday.
The mild spring temperatures of the last week won’t stick around for the weekend, the German Weather Service (DWD) reported on Friday. A low front will bring cooler temperatures and cloud cover instead.
Fresh from a memorable triumph over Manchester United in the Champions League, German giants Bayern Munich will aim to stretch their lead at the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday with only five games to go.