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.
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.
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.
"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.
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 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.
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.