NATO leader praises German role in Libya

NATO leader praises German role in Libya

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has praised Germany’s role in the transatlantic alliance’s military operation in Libya, even though the German government refused to support it at the United Nations.

Merkel: EU needs clarity on Greek euro package

Merkel: EU needs clarity on Greek euro package

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Europe needed clarity from Athens on how it planned to implement an EU debt rescue package, ahead of crunch talks with Greece's prime minister.

Huffington Post sets sights on Germany

Huffington Post sets sights on Germany

The US news and opinion web portal Huffington Post is planning to launch an German-language edition within the next six months, it was revealed this week.

Dynamo Dresden face Cup ban for fan violence

Dynamo Dresden face Cup ban for fan violence

Last week’s fan violence at a Cup fixture between Borussia Dortmund and Dynamo Dresden is set to have more consequences. The German Football Association (DFB) is now threatening to exclude Dresden from the competition.

Mickey Rourke trashes Germany

Mickey Rourke trashes Germany

Mickey Rourke has launched a stinging attack on Germany, where the US actor recently bought a house in Wiesbaden for his Russian girlfriend. He slammed the country's doctors, its "boring" cities, and even his girlfriend's "German personality."

Job market stays resilient despite crisis

Job market stays resilient despite crisis

New jobless data on Wednesday appeared to show the German labour market is resisting the global downturn, but analysts warned that Europe's economic powerhouse may finally be running out of steam.

Vattenfall to contest nuclear phaseout

Vattenfall to contest nuclear phaseout

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall is reportedly preparing to take the German government to the Washington-based International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes over the closure of its nuclear power plants.

Battlefield 3 game firm accused of violating privacy rights

Battlefield 3 game firm accused of violating privacy rights

Top video game maker EA has been forced to modify the terms and conditions of its online distribution system Origin following allegations that it violated German privacy regulations.

Schäuble says Greece will stay in eurozone

Schäuble says Greece will stay in eurozone

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said Wednesday he was confident the Greeks would not vote against the EU debt deal in an upcoming referendum just announced by Prime Minister George Papandreou.

Erdogan criticizes German attitude to Turks

Erdogan criticizes German attitude to Turks

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized Germany’s attitude to its Turkish minority on his arrival in Berlin to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a "guest worker" agreement between the two countries.

Dortmund edge nervy Olympiakos match

Dortmund edge nervy Olympiakos match

Borussia Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp admitted he was relieved to pick up his first Champions League win as the German champions earned a 1-0 victory over Greek club Olympiakos.

Scientists begin eel-tagging project

Scientists begin eel-tagging project

In an effort to understand more about the life-cycle of the endangered European eel, scientists in northeastern Germany are implanting the animals with electronic tracking devices.