German discus Olympic champion Ilke Wyludda has had most of a leg amputated after an infection failed to react to treatment.
Police in Berlin are investigating an arson attack on a mosque in the capital city after a man walking past saw flames at the entrance in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Germany should increase the number of Iraqi refugees it offers a safe haven tenfold, according to Berlin Interior Minister Ehrhard Körting in an appeal to his federal counterpart Thomas de Maizière.
Global fears mounted on Saturday over the safety of German meat due to contaminated animal feed, with South Korea banning pork imports and Slovakia suspending poultry sales, even as the EU declared no need for a ban.
Politicians are piling the pressure onto Deutsche Bahn ahead of Monday’s special meeting of state transport ministers, as Germany’s rail network contends with cancelled trains, poor communication and frustrated travellers.
German and American intelligence services knew where Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann was hiding eight years before Israeli agents apprehended him, according to documents released this week.