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 Joachim Gauck has called on Chancellor Angela Merkel to better explain to the German people the measures needed to rescue the euro.
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.
Germany’s major urban areas, including Munich, Berlin, and Hamburg, are facing a housing shortage, the federal building minister says.
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.
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.