Has Germany’s decision to abstain from the UN resolution on Libya seriously damaged transatlantic ties and NATO? Dr. Jackson Janes, director of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, sifts through the foreign policy wreckage.
This weekend could bring the first glorious beer garden weather of the year. The German Weather Service (DWD) is forecasting widespread sunshine and balmy temperatures across the country.
Germany's top companies pledged Wednesday to publish new targets for placing more women in their boardrooms but resisted fresh calls for legal quotas to rectify a wide gender gap.
Wages earned by top German bosses have climbed back to pre-crisis levels but are tied more closely to a company's longer-term performances, a private study showed on Wednesday.
German media group Bertelsmann and investment fund KKR want to buy the US company Warner Music for up to $3 billion, a press report said Wednesday.
While a woman behind the decks is nothing new, Berlin's electronic ladies say they have to work extra hard to get the attention they deserve in a male-dominated industry, Ruth Michaelson reports.
Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Wednesday faced growing calls for him to step aside as leader of the Free Democrats following his party’s disastrous performance in two German state elections.
A 13-year-old Russian boy found a message in a bottle on a beach and was reunited with its German author, who wrote the note 24 years ago, tabloid Komsomolskaya Pravda reported Wednesday.
A Bielefeld man faced criminal charges in a court on Wednesday for violently castrating his 17-year-old daughter’s much older boyfriend. He could be jailed for at least three years.
Police in southern Germany warned this week of a dangerous new form of alcohol abuse among teens – using tampons soaked in vodka to get drunk quickly and hide the smell. The practice poses grave health risks, they said.
Hamburg port authorities prepared on Wednesday for the arrival of Japanese ships contaminated with radiation, a media report said.
Australia took revenge for last year's heavy World Cup defeat with a shock 2-1 win over hosts Germany on Tuesday night in a friendly - their maiden victory over the Germans.