A court in Hesse sentenced a Catholic priest to seven years’ jail Thursday for sexually abusing children hundreds of times over more than a decade, often filming the assaults.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday talked down the chances of a Russia-EU free trade zone, citing Russian tariffs and Moscow's trade relations with Kazakhstan and Belarus.
Bundesbank president Axel Weber has floated the possibility of increasing the €750 billion rescue fund for the euro should further bailouts of ailing countries be required.
German police are fighting a boom in sex trafficking from the Balkans region, driven by pimps and traffickers recruiting increasingly young women, experts said in Berlin this week.
A German DIY enthusiast accidentally walled himself into his own basement and only managed to escape by drilling his way through to his neighbours, police said Thursday.
The line between work and leisure time is becoming increasingly blurred, with the overwhelming majority of German employees now reachable by mobile phone and email outside of normal work hours, a survey has found.
The man suspected of murdering two teenagers in the Lower Saxony town of Bodenfelde boasted about the first killing – that of a 14-year-old girl – on the website Facebook, media reported Thursday.
This week's highlights: "A Christmas Carol" performed by candlelight in Frankfurt, holiday shopping in Cologne, and M.I.A. plays Munich.
As police brace themselves for a possible terrorist attack, the ruling conservatives have called on Germany’s Muslim community to root out extremists at mosques and report them to authorities.
US General and head of international operations in Afghanistan David Petraeus praised the Bundeswehr on Thursday for stepping up their efforts in the north of the country, calling their operations “very impressive.”
Schalke 04 booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with an impressive 3-0 win over Lyon on Wednesday night as they shook off their poor Bundesliga form to top Group B.
A drama about a young Turkish woman in Germany struggling to overcome her family's conservative ways has won the European Parliament prize for films exploring the continent's identity.