Merkel urges Germans to welcome Syrian refugees
Germany announced earlier in the year that it was ready to take in another 5,000 Syrians
Scientists confirm existence of elusive element 115
Scientists in Germany and Sweden say they have created a handful of atoms of an elusive super-heavy element with the atomic number 115, tentatively known as ununpentium.
German language on Syria adds momentum for intervention
Berlin’s support for military action would mark a major policy shift and big risk for Merkel
Bank of America to review policies after death of intern Moritz Erhardt
Bank of America Merrill Lynch will convene a working group to review the working conditions of junior employees.
German finance minister says future aid to Greece will be 'much smaller'
Germany is Greece's largest creditor, by the way.
German security failures slammed over neo-Nazi murders
A new-Nazi murder spree went undetected for years because of widespread institutional bias among security services, said a panel report.
Merkel coasts to likely victory
The German chancellor looks set to keep her job after parliamentary elections next month, but she’s keeping her coalition options open.
Merkel visits Dachau concentration camp, then Bavarian beer tent
Merkel laid a wreath at the camp's memorial, toured the museum and met with survivors during a brief visit between campaign stops.
Man parties in underwear on German chancellor Angela Merkel's jet
German prosecutors say a man boarded Angela Merkel's empty plane high on drugs, sprayed foam inside and played around in the cockpit.
Election brings concerns over Germany's economy
Leader Angela Merkel of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party faces challenges over Germany's economic future.
Germany's Schaeuble says Greece will need more aid
Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, which faces elections on September 22, has been at pains to avoid discussion of more financial aid for Greece, an unpopular notion with many voters.
Man in underwear parties on German leader's plane
A bodybuilder got down -- and pressed a bunch of buttons -- on Angela Merkel's private plane.
Germany recognizes Bitcoins
Germany will allow the digital dollars to be treated as a legitimate currency.
German hostages in Ingolstadt town hall released
Three were taken hostage at the city hall in Bavaria's Ingolstadt, prior to a planned campaign visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday.
Green shoots show in Europe
The euro zone is finally out of recession, but hold the Champagne for now.
German central bank believes Greece needs new bailout program in 2014
A Bundesbank document cites "political restraints" for the reason Greece will not meet lenders' terms.
Happy International Cat Day! Guess which country has the most pet felines?
Otherwise known as God's gift to the internet.
Barbie Breakout, Berlin drag queen, sews mouth shut in protest of Russia anti-gay laws (VIDEO)
Yes, with a needle. It gets bloody.
State Department extends closure of some Mideast missions over Al Qaeda threat
Washington shut more than 20 embassies and consulates across and beyond the Arab world. UK, France and Germany closed their Yemen missions too.
Embassy closures extend to UK, France, and Germany
The three nations are closing their embassies in Yemen for at least two days prompted by global security alerts, following 21 US embassy closures and travel warnings.
8 foreign countries battling NSA backlash
It's not only Americans who are angry.
Germany's biggest ever baby born at 13.47 pounds (VIDEO)
Germany's biggest baby ever, a girl named Jasleen, was born on Friday, weighing in at a whopping 13.47 pounds and measuring nearly 23 inches long.
Are America's secretive ways destroying its relationship with Europe?
From Merkel to Google, the fallout from Edward Snowden’s revelations is spreading unease across Europe.
What if the royal baby had been born in...
16 birth customs from around the world.
Nazi hunters launch German poster campaign
The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center hung posters on the streets of major German cities seeking information on the last perpetrators of the Holocaust still at large nearly 70 years on.
What we're protesting today
Anti-gay protesters in Haiti, Filipinos burning an effigy of President Aquino and Bulgarians really have staying power.
Germany used NSA's XKeyScore spying software: magazine report
Germany used the US National Security Agency's spying software called XKeyScore to gather data on individuals, according to Der Spiegel.
Libya says women's soccer team can't play tournament due to Ramadan
Yet, national women's soccer team a lightning rod for religious extremists in Libya.
Greek PM caught swearing on camera during tax speech
Antonis Samaras dropped the F-bomb on TV Wednesday
Doomed gas cloud being sucked 'like spaghetti' into black hole (VIDEO)
A gas cloud several times the size of earth is being pulled into a black hole.
Greece grinds to a halt as major public sector layoffs loom
Greek workers went on strike in protest at thousands of planned public sector job cuts, just days before a high-profile visit to the country by Germany's finance minister.