NYSE Euronext shareholders approved Thursday a merger with Deutsche Börse to form the biggest stock exchange operator in the world valued at some $25 billion (€17.4 billion).
Couples using in vitro fertilisation (IVF) can have embryos screened to ensure their child will not develop any serious hereditary disease or disability under a milestone law passed Thursday by Germany’s parliament.
A British soldier based in North Rhine-Westphalia was killed and five were injured when a car accidentally ploughed into them as they were walking, police said Thursday.
The Women's World Cup in Germany was hit by a doping scandal on Thursday after North Korea defenders Song Jong-Sun and Jong Pok-Sim both tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid, football officials announced.
Greens MP Hans-Christian Ströbele has raised the stakes in the political controversy over Germany’s tank sale to Saudi Arabia, suggesting bribe money may be involved in the deal.
German federal prosecutors said Thursday they had indicted a 21-year-old Islamic extremist from Kosovo over an attack on US troops at Frankfurt Airport in March that killed two airmen.
Police raided the offices of Stuttgart 21 opponents on Thursday morning over violent protests against the controversial rail project, authorities have announced.
An organization is hoping to boost the political clout of Americans living in Germany and elsewhere overseas by using technology to count them this summer. Moises Mendoza reports.
This Week's Highlights: Museum night in Dresden, Snoop Dogg in Hamburg, and a fashion show in Berlin.
A police officer suspected of attempting to rob a post office in a restricted area of a parliament building in Berlin on Wednesday night has been found dead after apparently committing suicide.
A court in Verona sentenced nine elderly Germans to life imprisonment on Wednesday evening for Nazi massacres of hundreds of people in the north of Italy in 1944, Italian media reported.
A growing revolt within Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition is threatening to torpedo the chancellor’s budget, with members of the pro-business Free Democrats warning they will block the budget without deeper tax cuts.