New nuclear pact ratified in Munich

New nuclear pact ratified in Munich

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton launched a landmark nuclear arms reduction pact with Russia in Munich on Saturday, a showpiece of Washington's "reset" of ties with its former Cold War enemy.

Künast calls inequality in top jobs unconstitutional

Künast calls inequality in top jobs unconstitutional

Green party parliamentary group leader Renate Künast said that Germany's constitution demands gender equality in managing positions in German industry, adding weight to increasing calls for a gender quota.

NPD banned from taking Frankfurt census

NPD banned from taking Frankfurt census

Members of the National Democratic Party (NPD) have been banned from taking the census in the state of Hesse, following the far-right party's call on its members to volunteer and collect data.

Union warns of new train drivers’ strike

Union warns of new train drivers’ strike

The train drivers' union GDL has warned that their new wage conflict with operator Deutsche Bahn could escalate into a large-scale industrial dispute similar to the one that caused massive disruption three years ago.

Solidarity protest in Hamburg over housing project clearance

Solidarity protest in Hamburg over housing project clearance

A demonstration in Hamburg organized to show solidarity with the Berlin housing project that was cleared by police this week resulted in some property damage Friday night.

Goalie heroics save draw for Schalke

Goalie heroics save draw for Schalke

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer produced an outstanding performance on Friday to earn his side Schalke 04 a point after a goalless draw at Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund.