Embattled German President Christian Wulff said Wednesday he wanted to stay in office despite a mounting series of scandals that Chancellor Angela Merkel asked him to clear up.
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German scientists in Lower Saxony have identified a new type of dinosaur that roamed the world’s waters in prehistoric times, they announced Wednesday.
People in Germany awoke after Tuesday night’s storm to scenes of destruction. The system of low pressure, known as “Ulli,” caused high winds and violent seas across the north of the country.
Germany will escape recession this year despite the ongoing eurozone debt crisis and return to solid growth in 2013, one of the country's top institutes said Wednesday.
German President Christian Wulff said Wednesday he will submit to a TV interview on the spiralling loan scandal threatening to engulf him. The interview will be aired the same evening.
One person was shot, four injured and six arrested in a Berlin fight over an apparent drug deal gone wrong Tuesday. All those involved have refused to talk about the deal that appears to have sparked the fight.
The Konrad Adenauer Foundation office in Cairo, the German political party foundation branch raided by Egyptian authorities at the end of December, has been allowed to re-open, the organization announced Tuesday.
A German court ruled Tuesday that the police were within their rights to clear out a man’s home whose floor was covered with animal faeces and food remains. The man lived with 150 free-roaming rabbits.
The European Central Bank put an end Tuesday to a bitter battle between France and Germany over a key post within the bank by naming a Belgian to the highly coveted position of chief economist.