Afghan war criminal loose in Munich

Afghan war criminal loose in Munich

A former general in the Afghan secret service, allegedly responsible for 30,000 murders, has been living in Munich disguised as a newspaper seller for several years. Police are now investigating.

‘Bad Santa’ poisons girl at Christmas market

‘Bad Santa’ poisons girl at Christmas market

A 15-year-old girl fell ill at a Berlin Christmas market on Saturday, bringing to eight the number of confirmed Christmas-market-poisonings this week. This time, though, the poisoner was apparently dressed as Santa Claus.

TV show exposes filthy German trains

TV show exposes filthy German trains

The seats, arm-rests and door handles in German trains are infested with germs and bacteria, state broadcaster NDR revealed Sunday, pointing to serious hygiene problems.

Nazi helper arrested in terrorist case

Nazi helper arrested in terrorist case

German police have arrested another man suspected of aiding the Zwickau neo-Nazi terrorist cell responsible for a series of murders. The 36-year-old Matthias D. is thought to have helped them set up safe-houses.

Finance Minister wins major European prize

Finance Minister wins major European prize

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has won the 2012 Charlemagne Prize, one of Europe's highest honours, for his work toward EU integration, said a statement released Saturday.

Augsburg triumph as Gladbach blow chance

Augsburg triumph as Gladbach blow chance

Borussia Mönchengladbach missed the chance to go top of the German league on Saturday after a shock defeat at strugglers Augsburg while Bremen got back in the title race with a 4-1 win over Wolfsburg.