German government sources said Tuesday they would be in favour of a possible European Central Bank capital increase to shore up confidence amid an ongoing crisis in eurozone bond markets.
Franz Beckenbauer, a member of FIFA's executive committee, said Tuesday he has lost some confidence in football's governing body after Russia and Qatar were awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cups respectively.
German authorities on Tuesday mounted raids against two Islamist groups suspected of seeking to overthrow the government and establish a religious state, the Interior Ministry said.
A 77-year-old pensioner shot and killed one of five masked intruders in his Lower Saxony home, police said on Tuesday. The other four burglars remain on the loose.
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair said Tuesday that it would make further cuts to its services in Germany owing to a new tax on flights to be levied next year.
Not used to glamorous politicians, Germans are both dazzled and dismayed by Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg and his wife Stephanie. But Der Tagesspiegel’s Malte Lehming believes that might be changing.
Munich’s bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics faces fresh threats of derailment with 59 farmers categorically refusing to let their land be used for the games, media reported Tuesday.
Berlin researchers have grown the world’s first hair follicle using stem cells, giving hope to both the bald and animal rights activists around the world, a media report said Tuesday.
The recently announced decision to merge Germany’s federal police forces is encountering a growing chorus of opposition. Lower Saxony’s interior minister said Tuesday that the country's states would block the reorganization.
Former oil magnate Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man, now imprisoned for fraud and awaiting the verdict in a second trial, was in the spotlight in Berlin Monday for a different reason - a human rights prize.
Germany faced renewed waves of snow in the coming days as dismal weather wreaked havoc across swathes of the country on Tuesday.
After enduring snipes from the opposition for his supposed publicity stunt trip to Afghanistan with his wife, Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg on Tuesday suffered an attack from his own coalition colleagues.