Germany’s green dreams turn brown
A growing reliance on coal is overshadowing the country’s record on renewable energy as the crisis in Ukraine prompts a search for new sources.
5 gags that prove Germans don't need to go to joke school to be funny
Germany may have an Institute for Humor, but we're the ones who could learn a thing or two about 'Deutsche Komödie.'
Why Europe’s new anti-EU parliament will vex America
For starters, some of the newbies are just wild about Putin.
How German coaches are crushing it at the World Cup
If any of these 6 teams wins in Brazil, Germany could claim a share of the credit.
German court: You must delete naked photos of your ex
But only if they remember to ask.
The German airport that saved Berlin now divides the city
Residents are set to vote on fate of the Cold War icon Tempelhof.
A former porn actress stars in Germany's official World Cup song (VIDEO)
This song and video is kind of terrible, but Melanie Müller seems cool.
In Germany, no means yes
A regressive definition of rape highlights the country’s stubbornly traditional attitudes toward women.
This Palestinian immigrant could become Berlin's next mayor
Can a foreign-born rising star turn the tide for Germany’s declining Social Democrats?
Here are the world's best and worst countries for mothers
The US hasn't cracked the top 10 since 2006.
German lawmakers want to question Edward Snowden on mass surveillance
One problem: Snowden risks being arrested and extradited if he sets foot in any US-allied country.
A Catholic priest asks Pope Francis to waive his vow of celibacy
Stefan Hartmann posted his letter on Facebook. Your move, Pope Francis.
This may be the world's most ironic block party
Berlin has tamed its notorious May Day bash. Does the once-radical holiday still have any political bite?
Who's afraid of Big Brother? This guy
Germany's largest publisher lobbies against Google.
Berlusconi angers Germans with his comments on concentration camps
'According to the Germans, there never were concentration camps,' former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said.
9 cities where you can visit a cat cafe
You can work kitty cuddles into your travel plans even if you're not going anywhere near Tokyo.
Germany has a serious wolf problem and no one knows what to do about it
'Five years from now we’ll have them in nearly every district.'
These are the countries where you can drink without being judged
And the ones where you really shouldn't order that second round.
What 'Berlin's favela' says about this uneasy and divided city
In the German capital, anti-gentrification activists are allying with immigrants and refugees.
The zero-emission engine is getting ready for prime time
As the global market for electric and hybrid cars expands, Germany is also betting on another alternative power source.
Europe's far right is rootin' for Putin
The Russian leader has found allies among the continent’s radical nationalists.
Check out these insanely cute zoo animals playing with giant Easter eggs
This is basically a must see.
These 11 countries are banning certain baby names because you can't be trusted
Parents from Saudi Arabia to New Zealand are so irresponsible naming their children that laws are needed to stop them.
New sanctions are driving Russians to drink
An expanded menu of punitive measures is already having some effect on Moscow.
How Merkel lost faith in Putin
The Germans came away convinced the Russian leader had deceived them in order to win time to tighten his grip on Crimea. Putin could no longer be trusted.
Take that, Putin: US and EU enact sanctions against Russia
Western countries target officials with travel bans and asset freezes over Crimea and warn of tougher measures to come.
How the crisis in Ukraine might be just beginning
The world awaits Putin’s next move as Ukraine’s incendiary crisis moves to new phase.
Berlin the world's first city with its own domain name
An estimated 50 cities worldwide are preparing to launch their own domain names, but .berlin is the first.
Merkel’s tough stance toward Russia threatens trade war
Reversing a longtime policy of caution toward Russia, Germany enters new territory with unknown consequences.
A 16th century German artillery master planned to strap rockets to cats
Thankfully, he never actually got a chance to try.
What's the better party? Mardi Gras or Carnival?
Hundreds of thousands of revelers cast inhibitions aside for the biggest parties on Earth.