A 25-year-old German-Syrian dual national was sentenced to four years and nine months imprisonment by a German court Monday for belonging to an Al-Qaida-linked terror cell active in Pakistan.
Are Germans right to criticize the joyous reaction to the killing of Osama bin Laden? Der Tagesspiegel’s Moritz Schuller detects a misplaced whiff of condescension.
Nuri Sahin, the young midfielder who helped steer Borussia Dortmund to the Bundesliga title this year, has been signed on a six-year contract to Real Madrid for an estimated €10 million transfer fee.
Germany registered a net gain of 128,000 immigrants last year, the largest increase since 2004. Poland, Romania and Bulgaria were the most common countries of origin, followed by the United States and Turkey.
Europe's biggest automaker, Volkswagen, unveiled on Monday plans to advance towards a merger of truck makers MAN and Scania by increasing its holding in MAN to more than 30 percent.
Family Minister Kristina Schröder said on Monday she would try to make life easier for German couples who cannot have children naturally, with stronger financial backing for IVF treatment and easier adoptions.
Germany on Monday began its first official census since the country reunified in 1990, with privacy advocates complaining the questions are excessively intrusive.
As Düsseldorf prepares to host this year's Eurovision Song Contest this week, Germany's teen singing sensation Lena Meyer-Landrut is hoping to defend her title. But few are expecting her to cruise to victory this time.
A German man with a cramp died on Sunday following a freak accident on a lake in western Sweden.
A pick up in global trade saw Germany post record exports and imports in March, official data showed Monday, while its trade surplus climbed more than 11 percent on a yearly basis to €18.9 billion.
Up to 30,000 people die in Germany each year from hospital infections – double the number previously expected – three medical groups have found.
The man known as the Bodensee taxi murderer, who escaped a secure psychiatric hospital on Saturday, has been caught after about 36 hours on the run.