World leaders on their cell phones: A commemoration of the NSA spying scandal
Are you there, NSA? It's me, Angela.
NSA monitored phones of 35 world leaders: Guardian
The latest revelations about the US spy agency monitoring world leaders' calls came as European leaders expressed outrage at the EU summit.
Europe's leaders furious over US spying claims
'Spying between friends, that's just not done,' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said as she joined leaders of the 28-nation European Union for a summit.
Phone tapping report forces Merkel to acknowledge NSA scandal
Germans hope revelations that the US eavesdropped on the chancellor’s phone will force “Mommy” Merkel to give Obama a spanking.
12 governments that love to spy on their own people
The US is not alone. Here's just a partial list of the other governments that have been caught spying on its own citizens.
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.