Germany has worst gender equality in top jobs

Germany has worst gender equality in top jobs

The proportion of German women in management positions in the country's top companies is as low as in India, a new study has found.

Minister dismisses Nazi extradition

Minister dismisses Nazi extradition

Germany's justice minister has suggested that a Nazi wanted by the Netherlands could serve his sentence in Germany, but an application for extradition is unlikely to succeed.

Jan O. confesses to Bodenfelde murders

Jan O. confesses to Bodenfelde murders

Jan O., a 26-year-old suspect arrested Monday night, has confessed to murdering two teenagers in the Lower Saxony town of Bodenfelde.

Bafin could scupper Hochtief takeover

Bafin could scupper Hochtief takeover

Germany's financial supervisory authority Bafin has serious doubts about the planned hostile takeover of the country's largest construction company Hochtief by Spanish rival ACS, a media report said Saturday.

Putin backtracks on trade zone after Merkel’s cool response

Putin backtracks on trade zone after Merkel’s cool response

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin toned down Friday his enthusiasm for a vast EU-Russia free trade zone after German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave his proposals a cool reception in Berlin.

Stuttgart 21 mediation talks go into final phase

Stuttgart 21 mediation talks go into final phase

Talks between opponents and state government politicians over the controversial rail project Stuttgart 21 enter their final phase on Saturday, with financing likely to be the main subject for debate.