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.
The world is awesome: sloths edition
Contrary to what you may think, these natives to Central and South America are neither slow nor dumb.
France's credit rating downgraded by Paris-based Fitch Ratings
Paris-based Fitch last of big 3 credit agencies to downgrade France to AA-plus from AAA.
World leaders in wax: Kim Jong Il has finally made it
Better than the real thing? You be the judge.
Snowden emails reveal NSA workings: Spiegel
Edward Snowden talked about the National Security Agency at length in a series of encrypted emails obtained by Der Spiegel.
10 amazing McDonald's commercials that explain the world
The golden arches may fulfill a similar longing across the globe, but the way they do it is decidedly different from country to country.
17 disturbing things Snowden has taught us (so far)
What is the extent of the information Edward Snowden has leaked? The consequences? We break it down.
France calls for delay in US-EU trade deal talks; Germany wants to push forward
France has called for a two-week delay to discussions of a trade deal between the US and the EU in the wake of American spying allegations.
US Spying a 'Slap in the Face': EU Lawmaker
European Union officials feel the US had dealt Europe a "slap in the face," a member of the European Parliament said on Tuesday