The Federal court of Justice has ruled that the government must bring US whistleblower Edward Snowden to Berlin to answer parliamentary questions on the NSA, according to the Süddeutsche Zeitung.
There were twice as many right-wing attacks on refugee shelters in Germany in 2013 as the year before. The German government and refugee groups in the country are alarmed by the development.
The trial of the surviving member of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), a suspected terror cell accused of ten racially-motivated murders in Germany, has begun. It is seen as one of the biggest trials in decades.
Huffington Post said on Monday that it would be teaming up with the Burda publishing group’s Focus Online news magazine to launch a German-language site.
A life-size Barbie Dreamhouse, set to open in Berlin in May, perpetuates the battle between culture and commerce in the capital.
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, who is being treated in Germany after suffering a stroke, is now able to speak and is able to recognise those around him, his doctor said on Saturday.
Swiss chocolate giant Lindt has lost its legal fight to stop a German rival from selling chocolate bunnies wrapped in golden foil, bringing to an end a decade-long dispute over the traditional Easter treat.
People who visit prostitutes in the Netherlands could soon find themselves in violation of the law, officials say. The Labor party is considering such a law, DutchNews.nl reported Monday.
The year 2012 saw a significant increase in Germany’s population. It is not due to a sudden baby boom, but to the many immigrants flocking to the country. Experts point out chances and risks.
Former Austrian interior minister and Euro MP, Ernst Strasser, has been sentenced to four years in jail for bribe-taking.