German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has grown more popular despite a plagiarism scandal, according to a new poll. His alma mater stripped him of his doctorate Wednesday, as he offered a mea culpa in parliament.
Germany said Wednesday that the regime of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi had lost all legitimacy, as evidence grew of a "bloodbath" in the North African country.
Germany would prefer a private solution to state intervention if automaker Daimler wants to sell part of its stake in the European aerospace and defence group EADS, Economy Minister Rainer Brüderle said Wednesday.
German automaker Daimler will create 10,000 new jobs this year, of which 4,000 will be in Germany thanks to soaring orders, a company spokeswoman said Wednesday.
German oil firm Wintershall said Wednesday it had stopped oil production in Libya due to the escalating violence in the country, a spokesman said.
Three young German parliamentarians have organized a network video game party in the Bundestag for Wednesday evening. Their aim is to familiarize fellow politicians with the world of gaming, but not everyone wants to play along.
A partially paralyzed Malaysian tiger cub in Germany is showing signs that she may learn to walk thanks to special water therapy, zookeepers said Wednesday.
Berlin is pressuring US authorities to release a German national serving two life sentences on double murder charges, saying he would have been released years ago according to the German penal code.
The president of the Cottbus Chamber of Commerce, Ulrich Fey, has resigned in the wake of allegations he worked with East Germany’s notorious secret police. While admitting to contacts with the Stasi, he said he was never an informant.
Data protection authorities in Lower Saxony are stepping up their efforts to make it harder for German websites to pass along visitors' IP addresses. If they succeed, it could mean the end of online advertising in Germany in its current form.
As plagiarism allegations against Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg continue to scandalize Germany, a former military officer has now accused him of using the Dr. title well before he earned it. But his alma mater denied the charge.
The second-biggest German bank, Commerzbank, marked a rebound from losses suffered during the global economic crisis as it posted a solid 2010 profit and pledged to start paying back state aid, its chairman said.
The once high-flying Green party appears to be losing popularity with voters, according to a new opinion poll published on Wednesday. Has Germany's love affair with the ecology party already ended?