Sixty-six years after the end of World War II, an international organisation Thursday launched a drive to return personal belongings, including wallets and photographs, to concentration camp victims.
German Defence Minister Thomas de Maizière Thursday said his country should be prepared to pull its weight militarily abroad, taking part in international operations even when Berlin's interests are not directly at stake.
A woman was shot dead by a policewoman in Frankfurt on Thursday after she stabbed another officer with a knife following a dispute at a job centre.
Organisers of an art exhibition in Baden-Württemberg have been told to cover up the penis of a sculpture depicting a naked man before posters advertising the show will be allowed to go on public display.
Germany said Thursday it respected Dominique Strauss-Kahn's decision to quit as head of the International Monetary Fund, saying it will allow the lender to get back quickly to normality.
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Motorists heading for Stuttgart Airport on Thursday morning were told to take the train instead after a tanker truck of acid crashed into a truck carrying petrol on a nearby motorway, blocking it completely in both directions.
University towns across Germany could face reduced budgets as a result of the census currently being conducted – as it is likely to reveal their populations are smaller than previously assumed.
A Hamburg insurance company has admitted organising a sex party for its 100 best representatives, where around 20 prostitutes were on hand, complete with colour-coded wrist bands to indicate who could use them.
Germany's introduction of the E10 biofuel has been a public-relations disaster. But as Alexander Bakst reports, the auto industry is already rethinking its approach to sustainability.