Hitler ordered his Jewish commander spared

Hitler ordered his Jewish commander spared

Nazi leader Adolf Hitler ordered a former Jewish officer in his unit in World War I spared from persecution or deportation, at least for a time, according to a German Jewish publication.

President to Merkel: explain euro crisis better

President to Merkel: explain euro crisis better

President Joachim Gauck has called on Chancellor Angela Merkel to better explain to the German people the measures needed to rescue the euro.

Klitschko victory brings big ratings

Klitschko victory brings big ratings

Heavyweight boxing champion Vladimir Klitschko's sixth-round defeat of American Tony Thompson on Saturday brought big ratings for the German broadcaster RTL, which plans to continue televising the Klitschkos' fights.

Building minister calls for more housing

Building minister calls for more housing

Germany’s major urban areas, including Munich, Berlin, and Hamburg, are facing a housing shortage, the federal building minister says.

Four dead as storms rage across Germany

Four dead as storms rage across Germany

Violent storms continued across Germany on Saturday, killing four people over the weekend, injuring at least 20 more, damaging roads and bridges, and prompting some evacuations in the face of rising waters.

German WWI graves desecrated in France

German WWI graves desecrated in France

The gravestones of 40 German soldiers from World War I have been desecrated at a military cemetery in the Ardennes region of northern France - on the eve of Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the region.