Merkel to meet Sarkozy on Greek crisis

Merkel to meet Sarkozy on Greek crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a showdown with French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday as the two leaders meet to discuss eurozone plans to rescue crisis-hit Greece.

Ban upheld on anti-abortion activists approaching pregnancy centre visitors

Ban upheld on anti-abortion activists approaching pregnancy centre visitors

A German court has told anti-abortion campaigners they must not speak to women near a pregnancy advice centre in Freiburg, in the conclusion of a months-long conflict.

Lady Gaga computer hackers convicted

Lady Gaga computer hackers convicted

Two young hackers were convicted in Germany Thursday of stealing new songs from stars such as Lady Gaga and Mariah Carey and offering them for sale on the internet, a court said.

Lakes and beaches sparkle for summer bathing season

Lakes and beaches sparkle for summer bathing season

Those thinking of cooling off with a jump in the sea or a lake this summer can do so without worrying about pollution – German bathing waters have been ranked above average for their cleanliness when compared across Europe.

Six French children hospitalized with E. Coli after eating hamburgers

Six French children hospitalized with E. Coli after eating hamburgers

Hamburgers possibly made with German meat are being removed from supermarket shelves across France after six children were hospitalized with E. coli infections. But the bacteria appears unlinked to Germany's deadly outbreak.

Ballack’s national team career finished

Ballack’s national team career finished

Michael Ballack, one of the best-known players in German football for the past decade, has played for the national side for the last time, the German Football Association (DFB) said Thursday.

Afghan intel reportedly failed to warn of attack

Afghan intel reportedly failed to warn of attack

The German army can no longer trust the Afghan intelligence services, fearing that they are deliberately withholding information about imminent attacks, according to Defence Ministry documents leaked this week.

What’s on in Germany: June 16 – June 22

What’s on in Germany: June 16 – June 22

This Week's Highlights: Fete de la Musique in Berlin, Jeff Beck plays Hamburg, and Munich celebrates its birthday.

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Berlin International School: excellence in education

Berlin International School (B.I.S.) is the leading, non-profit day international school offering a comprehensive education program for students aged 5 to 18 in the greater Berlin area at Campus Dahlem.

Economist condemns US credit rating companies

Economist condemns US credit rating companies

Thomas Straubhaar, a leading German economist, is calling for the “violent overthrow” of US-based credit-rating companies, which can deeply influence the financial future of the countries they rate.

Cyber-defence centre opens amid IT warning

Cyber-defence centre opens amid IT warning

Germany's Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich warned of the danger of cyber attacks Thursday as he opened a special computer defence facility meant to thwart hackers and online terrorists.

Canadian singer Neema woos German music fans on European tour

Canadian singer Neema woos German music fans on European tour

Supporting Jeff Beck, Joe Cocker and Elton John on a current European tour, the Canadian singer Neema has been rubbing shoulders with some music heavyweights and winning over audiences with her band and her personal songs.

The best of Berlin in June

The best of Berlin in June

In June, Exberliner, Berlin’s leading English-language magazine, discovers a multitasking café, tries on some communistic clothing and explores a new English-language bookstore.