Germany summons US ambassador over reports of cell monitoring
Berlin complains after reports that the US may have monitored Chancellor Angela Merkel's cell phone.
German jihadists joining the fight in Syria: report
An increasing number of German Islamists are traveling to Syria to fight with the opposition movement in the conflict there, according to a classified report seen by Der Spiegel.
Germany faces refugee crisis as calls to accept more migrants mount
In the wake of the Lampedusa tragedy, Germany says it can't take in more refugees.
Body of Nazi criminal Erich Priebke waits at Italian airport after protests halt funeral
The body of convicted Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke is at an Italian military airport, and its final destination remains unclear.
Three Americans try to get Germans to drink ... beer
Forget Pilsner. US entrepreneurs are pioneering microbrewing in the world's toughest beer market.
Germany: Husband accidentally leaves wife behind while on honeymoon, doesn't realize for hours
Wife to local press: "My first reaction was, ‘is he daft’?"
Germany: The red and the black and the green
The Social Democrats ponder their future as Merkel mulls a coalition with the Greens.
Oktoberfest revellers guzzle more beer than fills 2 Olympic pools
They also lost 4,200 personal items, including more than 1,000 passports, 520 wallets, 400 sets of keys, 50 cameras, two wedding rings and one Segway.
Car sharing takes off in Germany
In the land of the automobile, the industry is adapting by jumping into the market.
Today in history: Hitler gets the go-ahead
75 years ago today, the Munich treaty was signed and the word 'appeasement' entered the English language.
Siemans to cut 15,000 jobs, one-third in Germany
Europe’s biggest engineering firm is cutting staff to improve its profitability.
Cannabis for Kreuzberg: A new Berlin Wall made of pot?
A proposal to legalize marijuana in a Berlin park is polarizing one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods.
Germany’s first two black MPs join parliament
Senegal-born Karamba Diaby and Charles M. Huber, whose father is Senegalese, were elected on Sept. 22.
German elections: Angie, where will it lead us from here?
Merkel wins big, but faces a coalition conundrum. Does that mean a softening of austerity for Europe?
Germany: Merkel wins, but must seek new coalition ally
With her junior partner out, Merkel may have to ally with the opposition Social Democrats.
German election: Voters head to the polls, then to Twitter
Germany's election, followed closely by the rest of Europe, storms social media.
Happy World Rhino Day!
There is only one joke as old as the rhinoceros.
Syria: What are we missing?
Analysis: Between UN and German intelligence reports, explanations of who was behind Syria's chemical weapons attack still run the gamut.
How the German electoral system works
If popular Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a US presidential-style vote, she would almost certainly win — but things are not so simple under Germany's complex election system.
Germany: Euroskeptics or neo-Nazis?
As Germans prepare to vote on Sunday, progress by a new anti-euro party reflects some of Merkel’s greatest challenges.
Thank goodness it's Goat Week!
For obvious reasons.
Has Germany’s Pirate Party already blown its shot at parliament?
Critics say the party hasn’t been able to capitalize on the NSA scandal ahead of elections this week.
In Germany, clothing is often optional
Getting to the bottom of the country's love of nudity.
Germany wrestles with its new diversity.
German court rules Muslim girl must take mixed-sex swimming lessons
The 13-year-old had sought exemption from swimming classes based on her religious beliefs.
Better late than never: German town votes to strip Hitler of honorary citizenship title
Goslar town council adopted a motion to revoke the title bestowed on Hitler in the 1930s.
German support for small business has kept its economy thriving as the rest of Europe languishes in recession
Although Germany is best known for giants such as BMW, Siemens and BASF, its smaller firms — many of them often family run — are the economy's driving force.
A wary Germany faces up to new responsibilities as Europe's pre-eminent power.
Security Council shuns mandate by failing to OK attack on Syria
Commentary: The UN Charter compels the Council to act to restore ‘international peace and security.’
German firm apologizes for producing anti-immigrant condoms
National Democratic Party of Germany produces condoms with antiimmigration message 'for foreigners and certain Germans' then sent to politicians.
Rochus Misch, Hitler's bodyguard, dies at age 96 (VIDEO)
Adolph Hitler's bodyguard, Rochus Misch said the Nazi leader was no 'superman.'