Travel advisories issued for Germany, Europe

Travel advisories issued for Germany, Europe

Both the US State Department and the British Foreign Office heightened warnings Sunday for European travel, days after reports that intelligence agencies had learned of a terrorist plot to attack targets in Germany and elsewhere in Europe.

German business eyes friendlier future with the Green Party

German business eyes friendlier future with the Green Party

Germany's resurgent Green party is setting records in the opinion polls and being tentatively courted by unlikely new suitors: industry types who long saw the environmentalists as adversaries.

German President Wulff honours 20th Unity Day

German President Wulff honours 20th Unity Day

Germany's President Christian Wulff Sunday paid tribute to the courage of those who threw off the shackles of communism, as the country celebrated 20 years since reunification after decades of Cold War division.

Social network site to photograph thousands of German schools

Social network site to photograph thousands of German schools

"Stayfriends," a German online networking website that allows members to connect with old classmates, intends to photograph thousands of schools nationwide – without previous permission, according to a Saturday news report.

Bahn CEO hits back at Stuttgart 21 opposition

Bahn CEO hits back at Stuttgart 21 opposition

Deutsche Bahn CEO Rüdiger Grube took aim at Stuttgart 21 opponents in a commentary published Sunday, arguing that resistance to the rail construction project, which has sparked massive protests in recent weeks, is not justified.

Germany marks 20 years of reunification

Germany marks 20 years of reunification

Germany Sunday was celebrating the 20th anniversary of its reunification, when the capitalist West and communist East merged after decades of Cold War division that ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Dutch politician Wilders draws protests in Berlin

Dutch politician Wilders draws protests in Berlin

Far-right Dutch populist politician Geert Wilders warned against the "Islamisation" of Europe and criticised German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a speech in Berlin on Saturday that sparked public protests.