Following Stuttgart 21 demonstrations that turned violent in Baden-Württemberg’s state capital, the environmentalist Green party on Friday called for nationwide protests against the controversial rail project.
Germany will advise South Korea on how to prepare for reunification with North Korea, should the Pyongyang communist regime collapse, the Interior Ministry announced on Friday.
After doubts about the safety standards of an ageing nuclear reactor in the state of Hesse emerged this week, the state's government announced Friday the plant would get a safety overhaul.
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, warned Germany on Friday not to get overconfident about its stellar rebound, saying he doubted the economy could continue to grow so strongly.
German luxury automaker BMW said Friday it was recalling 350,800 BMW and Rolls-Royce vehicles worldwide owing to brake problems a spokesman stressed were "without danger."
There is growing unease that protests in Stuttgart are spiralling out of control. How can students and elderly protesters become the targets of water cannons and pepper spray, papers in The Local's Media Roundup asked on Friday.
The Local’s series "The New Berliners" explores the lives of immigrants from around the world in Germany’s capital. For the second installment, Julia Lipkins spoke with the musician Joe C. from the United States.
An intelligence chief warned on Friday that left-wing extremist violence could break out when the 20th anniversary of Germany’s reunification is celebrated this weekend in Bremen.
The first trees were felled in the disputed park at the centre of the Stuttgart 21 project early Friday morning as it emerged that at least 116 protestors were injured in the previous day’s clash with police.
Al-Qaida boss Osama bin Laden personally directed the plot uncovered by western intelligence this week to launch attacks on Germany and other European countries, a Friday media report said.
Nearly 30 years ago, a hobby photographer set out to photograph the entire border between East and West Germany. Six years ago he resumed the project, snapping the same places to show how strikingly times have changed.