Walter Scheel, former president of West Germany has died at the age of 97 after a prolonged illness. Scheel was known for his policy of reconciliation with the communist bloc.
Prince William paid a visit to the Rhineland city of Düsseldorf on Wednesday to celebrate the state of North Rhine-Westphalia’s 70th birthday.
The German Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new strategy that is meant to provide better protection for citizens during catastrophes and crises.
Germany’s stereotypically reliable rail system left travelers scratching their heads when they saw their train coming, and then leaving in the same instant.
Chancellor Angela Merkel called on the EU and North African countries to do deals modelled on a controversial agreement with Turkey to stem migrant flows to Europe.
Volkswagen and two of its suppliers of crucial components have agreed to end days of production disruptions at several VW plants across the country.
Turkey has accused Austria of supporting terrorism. The two countries’ relations have sharply deteriorated since last month’s failed coup attempt.
A student in Osnabrück won’t be allowed to wear her veil to class. The decision comes at a time of heated discussion concerning a nation-wide burqa ban in Germany.
Lithuania has signed its biggest ever arms deal for German-made weapons, as it seeks to allay concerns of a military resurgence of Russia on its doorstep.
Germany will introduce its first civil defence strategy since the end of the Cold War, calling on the population to stockpile enough food and water for several days, according to a report Sunday.