German scientists said Friday they believed it possible to reconstruct one of the world-famous Bamiyan Buddhas dynamited by the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001, prompting worldwide condemnation.
Europe's biggest carmaker, Volkswagen, unveiled record 2010 results Friday and said it would do even better this year, sending its shares soaring.
After months of political wrangling, Germany’s upper house of parliament on Friday finally approved an increase of €5 to Hartz IV welfare benefits. But a separate court decision said those on the dole should expect payment for TVs.
A sounder of hungry wild boars destroyed a Berlin cemetery for British soldiers this week, rooting up graves and headstones and causing some €10,000 in damages.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly berated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for failing to advance peace talks during a "tense" phone call.
Almost 200 German economics professors have signed a declaration rejecting current proposals to resolve the eurozone debt crisis, instead calling for a way for distressed countries to declare bankruptcy.
The US Army has reportedly ordered “psychological operations” against foreign officials, including German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière, in order to influence policy in Afghanistan.
Two contrasting weather systems will split Germany into two halves this weekend, with a cold and sunny east facing a warmer but wet west, according to the German Weather Service (DWD).
The treasurer of the Green party in the eastern German state of Brandenburg has disappeared – along with €40,000 in party funds. Police are now looking for the man, who resigned suddenly just before he and the money went missing.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle renewed his call for sanctions against Libya on Friday as US President Barack Obama tried to organise a coordinated effort from world leaders to quickly respond to the crisis in the North African country.
Germans woke up to the second train drivers’ strike of the week on Friday, with heavy delays and cancellations reported across the country. But the already struggling S-Bahn commuter train services in Berlin were spared.
Bayern Munich have brushed aside the merit of a valuable Champions League victory at Inter Milan in midweek as they turn their attention to what is arguably their most important match of the season Saturday.