German prosecutors Tuesday said John Demjanjuk should serve a six-year jail term for helping to murder 27,900 Jews during his alleged time as a Nazi death camp guard during World War II.
Berlin's celebrity polar bear Knut, who died suddenly over the weekend, likely fell victim to an undiagnosed brain disorder, his zoo said Tuesday.
Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, on Tuesday was told to pay €541,000 ($768,000) in compensation to a client who had not been sufficiently informed of the risks of certain financial products, the court said.
The weather will remain sunny and pleasant for most of the week, but spring isn’t here to stay just yet, the German Weather Service (DWD) said on Tuesday. Cold and even a few snowflakes could return this weekend.
Metro, the third biggest global retail group, posted solid 2010 results Tuesday but could now be hit by government austerity measures, political unrest and effects of Asian catastrophes and nuclear crisis.
A German court on Tuesday jailed an ex-trucker for 14 and a half years for sexually abusing his daughter, stepson and stepdaughter, with whom he fathered eight children.
Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble on Tuesday warned Germany must not discriminate against its Muslim population, saying that Islam was a part of its society. His comments contrast starkly with those of the country's new conservative interior minister.
Many German kindergartens have three times the level of dangerous chemicals than an average household, posing serious health risks to children, a study released on Tuesday revealed.
With seven regions set to be turned over to Afghan troops this summer, Bundeswehr Gen. Bruno Kasdorf said Tuesday he was cautiously optimistic about the situation in the strife-torn country.
If any more nuclear power plants are taken off the grid in Germany, the country would be in danger of blackouts and higher electricity prices, the German Energy Agency (DENA) said Tuesday.
Russia's bid to build a rival to a US-backed gas pipeline to Europe received a major boost this week when the project was joined by the hydrocarbon subsidiary of the German powerhouse BASF.