Scientists in Munich will soon become the proud new owners of Europe’s fastest supercomputer, which should help find cures for common diseases, predict the impact of earthquakes and unravel the mysteries of the cosmos.
The booming economy has a downside, with Germany’s carbon emissions rising nearly four percent in the past year, according to government climate advisory group.
US online auction giant eBay said Monday that it has agreed to buy brands4friends, Germany's largest online fashion shopping club, for $200 million (€150 million) in cash.
Despite revenue windfalls, Germany’s public debt has soared to record levels, with government now owing nearly €22,000 for every man, woman and child in the country.
Germany coach Joachim Löw said Monday his side can win Euro 2012 or the 2014 World Cup after showing itself to be one of football's most consistent teams.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Monday slammed the crackdown on protests against the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus as "unacceptable."
Left-wing extremists are being urged to launch a 2011 campaign against Berlin’s tourism boom by attacking hotels and tourist buses, as well as targeting visitors for petty theft, media reported Monday.
Volker Kauder, the parliamentary leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats, said on Monday that homosexual couples had no right to have children.
Snow and ice continued to plague transportation in Germany on Monday, causing major airports to cancel flights and snarling rail and road traffic.
German tax authorities have reportedly recovered €1.6 billion this year from citizens who had stashed their cash in secret accounts in Liechtenstein and Switzerland.