At least 205 children suffered sexual or physical abuse at Jesuit-run German institutions in recent decades, often with those in charge aware, according to a study released Thursday.
The head of Germany's biggest bank said Thursday it was dangerous to paint banks as immoral institutions that do not contribute to the economy.
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told German officials in talks in Berlin on Thursday that Europe could no longer expect US consumers to support the global economy alone.
The New York Times on Thursday blasted Germany for its reaction to the Greek debt crisis. But the paper’s criticism of Berlin is naïve and flawed, argues The Local’s Marc Young in an editorial rebuttal.
German President Horst Köhler sparked a political storm on Thursday by suggesting Germany’s military involvement in Afghanistan was partly motivated by its economic interests rather than solely to guarantee its security.
Organic food, widely assumed to be healthier than conventional groceries, usually have no nutritional advantage at all, according to a comprehensive study released Thursday by German consumer organisation Stiftung Warentest.
German luxury carmaker Daimler announced on Thursday it was starting a joint venture with Chinese auto group BYD (Build Your Dreams) to mass produce electric cars in China.
A publicity-shy German hotelier worth a reported €600 million choked to death on a piece of meat in Hamburg's luxury Atlantic Hotel, police confirmed Thursday morning.
Fears the swollen Oder River could burst its banks following massive flooding in Poland intensified Thursday morning, with Brandenburg authorities announcing the maximum threat level.
This week's highlights: Film Festivals in Berlin, Frankfurt, and Hamburg, zoo history in Cologne and Polaroids in Düsseldorf.
Germany needed to consider reducing the size of its armed forces, the opposition Greens said on Thursday.
Bayern defender Philipp Lahm will lead Germany in the football World Cup in South Africa in the wake of captain Michael Ballack’s injury, media reported Thursday.
Delays were expected at Berlin’s airports Thursday morning after some ground staff went on strike as a warning shot over failed wage negotiations, the trade union has announced.