Defiant Merkel defends refugee stance after attacks
'Despite the great unease these events inspire, fear can't be the guide for political decisions,' she said.
Islamic State group claims second German attack in a week
A Syrian asylum seeker who blew himself up outside a German music festival had made a video pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group, authorities said Monday, in the second attack claimed by the jihadists in Germany in a week.
Munich gunman 'obsessed' with mass killings
The teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was "obsessed" with mass killers like Norwegian rightwing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group, police said Saturday.
The Islamic State group claims Germany attacker as one of its 'fighters'
The attacker, a 17-year-old Afghan refugee later killed by police, seriously wounded four members of a family from Hong Kong, two of whom were in critical condition.
Samia Yusuf Omar earned fame as a runner, but died as a refugee. A new comic honors her.
Reinhard Kleist's latest comic book brings Olympic dreams and the refugee crisis to life.
In Germany, mass deportation is a touchy subject
Mass deportation is a painful issue in Germany given its Nazi past. The last time the country rounded up masses of people was during the Holocaust.
A children's book introduces German kids to the true story of Syrian refugees
In “Everything Will Be Alright,” Kirsten Boie writes the story of one Syrian family that fled bombings in Homs for safety near Hamburg, Germany.
Hitler’s a bestselling author in Germany again. Why?
‘Mein Kampf’ is back on bookshelves — but that doesn’t mean Germans are nostalgic for Nazi Germany.
Why Germany's recognition of Armenian genocide is such a big deal
The German parliament's decision is all the more groundbreaking because it was a politician of Turkish descent who pushed it through.
Turkey blasts Germany after MPs back 'genocide' motion
Turkey recalled its envoy to Berlin on Thursday and threatened further measures after Germany's parliament labelled the World War I massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces as genocide.
Becoming a refugee: Essays by young Syrians
Five people who fled the war write about their life-changing journeys to a new home in Europe.
One dead, several injured as lightning storms hit Europe
One man was killed and several people, including children, were injured Saturday as lightning strikes hit parts of Europe, including a park in Paris and a football pitch in Germany.
Germany puts refugees to work ... for one euro
The so-called 'one-euro jobs' have been touted as a springboard for the newcomers into Germany's job market, but experts remain skeptical about their effectiveness.
In Germany, creative craft beer brewers face off against a medieval purity law
In 1516 the "Reinheitsgebot" mandated that beer could only contain water, barley and hops. A later tweak to the law added yeast. Orange zest and coriander? Not a chance.
German scientists seek way to end live chick shredding
In a basement of Dresden University, German scientists are busy refining a technique that could save millions of fluffy chicks from being shredded to death moments after they hatch
Obama to send 250 more special forces, troops to Syria
President Barack Obama said Monday the US would send up to 250 more special forces and other military personnel to Syria to help rebels fight the Islamic State group.
Germany is receiving way fewer refugees now, but the crisis isn't over
Europe's biggest destination saw a sharp drop in the number of new arrivals, but asylum claims keep piling up.
Now you can watch the Hitler comedy that has Germans laughing out loud
The movie's director says it's OK for Germans to laugh at Hitler now. They just have to laugh at the right thing.
Germany is taking on Facebook’s data industrial complex
Personal privacy and data protection is a touchy subject for Germans.
Why this Syrian satirist is breaking the internet
Firas Alshater was jailed for his activism in Syria. Then in Berlin he became a social media sensation.
Banning Germany's neo-Nazis is harder than you might think
The top court is considering whether to outlaw the far-right NDP. A previous attempt failed.
Germany does not know where 130,000 registered migrants are
Out of over 1 million asylum seekers registered in 2015, 'about 13 percent did not turn up at the reception centers to which they had been directed.'
Hamburg just became the first city to ban coffee pods
You won't see a 'Kaffeekapselmaschine' in any government buildings in Germany's second largest city.
Germany’s coming for all those euros stuffed in your mattress
The 'cashless future' is closer than ever, but cash-loving Germans are not happy about it.
A party that approves shooting refugees is getting really popular in Germany
Alternative for Germany has become the country’s third most popular political force, thanks to its aggressive anti-immigration rhetoric.
Germany is trying to make itself less attractive to migrants
Berlin on Wednesday approved a package of measures aimed at making Germany less attractive to economic migrants, including reducing benefits.
'Dead Syrian' Facebook hoax spotlights genuine fears among Germany's refugees
A Facebook post about a Syrian refugee's death in Germany sparked a social media storm this week. It was fake, but the feelings it expressed are real for many refugees in Europe.
Germany is turning back more and more migrants at the border, Austria says
According to Austrian officials, Germany is now turning away hundreds of migrants every day at its border with Austria.
'Merkel out!': German far-right vents fury after Cologne attacks
Waving German flags, supporters of the xenophobic PEGIDA movement marched against migrants on Saturday, after a rash of sexual assaults.
Syrian, Iraqi militants said to have planned New Year attack in Munich
Police said they had received information that five to seven suicide bombers were planning to take part in the attack.
Germany gives green light to bicycle highways
It's every cyclist's dream: no red lights, no trucks, just a clear, smooth lane to zoom down with the wind in your face. Welcome to Germany's first bicycle Autobahn.