A German court has ruled in favor of allowing ill patients to grow their own pot for medical treatment. But the ruling could still prevent self-cultivation for some patients.
The eurozone sovereign debt crisis is far from over even though reform measures designed to address the roots of the problem are beginning to bear fruit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said in her New Year’s address.
EU interior ministers are debating how to curb the increasing number of asylum seekers from Eastern Europe by discouraging them from even trying.
The EU is planing to tighten visa rules they loosened years ago. But after an influx of asylum seekers, many fear those entering the EU might not want to leave.
Germany's family minister is holding a conference this week on Berlin on challenges males face — including the work-family balance and lower life expectancy, Spiegel reports. Feminists are unlikely to be amused.
A piracy trial in Germany finished on Friday with jail sentences handed out to ten Somalis who were involved in hijacking the freighter Taipan off the Somali coast two years ago.
Chancellor Angel Merkel's opponent Peer Steinbrück has accused her double talk in the euro crisis in the first clash since his party named him candidate.
Chinese dissident author Liao Yiwu described his homeland as an "inhuman empire with bloody hands" as he scooped a prestigious German book prize.
Thousands of medical offices closed today as part of a protest by doctors over new fees, even though a new deal with insurers was struck late Tuesday.
Chancellor Merkel told Greece that the "tough path" of painful spending cuts will pay off, as demonstrators massed in Athens in protest at her visit to the eurozone's most indebted nation.