Closure of a key freight line linking northern and southern Europe is having huge and costly knock-on effects throughout the continent. German rail operator Deutsche Bahn gives no timetable for needed repairs.
There’s a slight disconnect between what German voters say is important and who they say they’ll vote for. But can the Social Democrats exploit it to overturn Chancellor Merkel’s massive advantage in the polls?
Hundreds of far-right extremists were met by hundreds of anti-Nazi demonstrators at a planned rally in Berlin. The group of neo-Nazis hoped to mark the death of Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess.
State prosecutors in Tübingen are investigating whether right-wing activities took place at a farewell party for special forces in the Bundeswehr. It is the latest scandal to rock the German army.
Air Berlin is in talks with three competitors about buying up its assets, the insolvent airline’s boss said on Thursday, warning that not all jobs would be saved.
Saxony has unanimously recommended that AfD co-chair Frauke Petry’s immunity be lifted due to suspected perjury. The nationalist lawmaker is suspected of lying under oath about campaign finance in 2014
A German court on Monday handed a five-year prison term to a doctor who fled Chile after being convicted there of complicity in child sex abuse at a Nazi paedophile sect.
North Korea’s relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons and missiles has raised the threat of a full-blown conflict on the Korean Peninsula. South Korea has also been acquiring German weapons for its self-defense.
A friend of the Russian president, former German Chancellor Schröder has been working for the Russian energy industry since he lost to Chancellor Merkel in 2005. Rosneft has been hit by Western sanctions.