Westerwelle summons Iranian ambassador

Westerwelle summons Iranian ambassador

Germany's foreign ministry Saturday said it had summoned Iran's ambassador to demand the release of an Iranian-born Christian pastor whose death sentence Berlin fears will be carried out soon.

Integration study author criticizes interior minister

Integration study author criticizes interior minister

German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich has come under attack from the key author of “The Daily Life of Muslims in Germany” study, published by the Bild newspaper on Thursday.

States in conflict over unified school exam

States in conflict over unified school exam

Germany's 16 states disagree over whether the country should introduce a unified Abitur examination for graduating high school pupils.

Victims in Friday’s plane crash identified

Victims in Friday’s plane crash identified

The cause of a private plane crash in the western German state of Hesse on Friday remains unknown, but authorities have identified the five victims, the Bild newspaper reported.

Baby boar with broken leg saved

Baby boar with broken leg saved

A tiny baby boar with a broken leg is now recovering in a foster home, thanks to a young German family who went out for a walk and saw the helpless animal.

Police confiscate more amphetamines

Police confiscate more amphetamines

German authorities have seized nearly twice as many amphetamines over the last two years as they did in 2009, according to a report published Saturday.