The chairman of Germany's parliamentary committee on interior affairs defended the authorities' approach towards far-right extremism on Monday, but said state domestic intelligence agencies needed reform in the wake of a neo-Nazi murder spree.
For the latest instalment of Portnoy’s Stammtisch, Portnoy hits the road to attend the induction of entertainers Siegfried and Roy into the German-American Hall of Fame in New York City.
The German government was embarrassed this weekend following revelations that an Iranian airline bypassed trade sanctions to acquire an aeroplane formerly used by Chancellors Helmut Kohl, Gerhard Schröder and Angela Merkel.
An old hunting lodge belonging to former communist East German leader Erich Honecker has been sold at auction to a hotel group for €2.5 million, although there are still legal claims to resolve.
The idea of introducing so-called "eurobonds" across the 17-nation eurozone should not be considered a miracle remedy for its debt crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said on Monday.
Hundreds of former patients have pressed charges against a German gynaecologist for allegedly taking secret photos of their private parts. Investigators believe the doctor may have violated the trust of 3,000 women.
Germany moved Monday to reassure Belgium that people who suffered forced labour at the hands of the Nazis would not have to pay tax on their compensation, after a row between Berlin and Brussels.
Police in Alabama last week arrested and briefly held a visiting Mercedes-Benz executive from Germany for not having a drivers license, drawing attention to the US state's controversial new immigration law.
Europe’s biggest carmaker Volkswagen is set to offer employees its biggest ever success bonus this year, CEO Martin Winterkorn said in an interview published Monday.
A Bavarian doctor who blasted a vuvuzela trumpet in front of his practice during last year’s World Cup is being sued by one of his patients for trauma.
Germany's foreign minister Guido Westerwelle and his Italian counterpart Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata called for an end to violence in Syria and Egypt after talks on key European issues in Rome Sunday.