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Celebrate the Brothers Grimm in Germany

September 17, 2013

Many of the most beloved fairy tales popular today have their roots in Germany. Read Article »

Germany's chancellorship race heating up

August 22, 2013

Sept. 22 will mark the latest election for the position of chancellor in Germany. Read Article »

Germany, U.S. to negotiate agreement regarding spying concerns

August 13, 2013

The United States received a considerable amount of criticism from various nations in the wake of certain National Security Agency (NSA) domestic surveillance programs becoming public knowledge. Read Article »

Germany rebukes European Commission's bank reform proposal

July 11, 2013

Many prominent countries in the European Union have experienced serious economic difficulties in the past few years, and Germany is chief among them. Read Article »

German Chancellor Merkel holds economic reform conference

July 3, 2013

The European Union's ongoing economic crisis recently compounded with the announcement of record unemployment - 12.1 percent  - in the euro zone. Read Article »

German cracks down on suspected terrorist plot

June 26, 2013

In raids that took place throughout the German cities of Munich and Stuttgart, special police moved to counteract a suspected terrorist plot. Read Article »

Germany gives Obama mixed reception for speech on nuclear disarmament

June 19, 2013

Throughout the recent past, the general German populace has had a somewhat lukewarm view of American heads of state, and the United States' foreign policy, particularly in the early and mid-2000s​, during the height of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Read Article »

Northern Germany reels from Elbe river flooding

June 11, 2013

On June 10, the Elbe River in northern Germany breached its levees and began to flood surrounding towns, which were quickly evacuated by local authorities, according to The Associated Press. Read Article »

Chancellor Merkel insists Germany's relationship with EU neighbors remains strong

May 16, 2013

German leadership reaches out to France after weeks of perceived tensions.  Read Article »

France enters its second recession since 2012

May 15, 2013

The French economy officially entered recession in early 2013, while Germany managed to narrowly avoid the same fate. Read Article »

Euro zone leadership clash over the creation of unified banking system

May 14, 2013

Spain and Portugal are calling for European banking integration while Germany is throwing up legal challenges to stall the plan. Read Article »

German thieves make off with five tons of Nutella

April 9, 2013

German authorities are trying to unravel the mystery of why a group of thieves would steal 5 tons of Nutella - the latest in a series of bizarre food thefts. Read Article »

German commute interrupted by WWII explosive

April 4, 2013

An undetonated explosive shook up Berlin's Wednesday morning commute. Read Article »

Car-sharing in Germany becomes attractive transport option

March 6, 2013

Ford launches a new car-sharing program in Germany this spring. Read Article »

Holocaust archive gives one man some answers 

January 28, 2013

Wilhelm Thiem is 72 years old, but he has not be able to celebrate his birthday his whole life. Read Article »

Germany upholds law to keep circumcision legal

December 12, 2012

After months of controversy and legal uncertainty, German lawmakers approved a bill this past Wednesday that allows male infant circumcision to stay legal, according to The Associated Press. Read Article »

MTV European Music Awards bring celebrities to Germany

November 12, 2012

The MTV European Music Awards took place this past Sunday night, and a host of A-list celebrities in the music industry flew to Frankfurt, Germany for the event. Heidi Klum, a Germany native, hosted the show and made sure to stand out on her own turf. Read Article »

German Chancellor opens memorial for Roma Holocaust victims

October 25, 2012

German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened a memorial in Berlin to honor the Roma and Sinti, also known as gypsies, who were discriminated and targeted during the Holocaust, according to NBC News. Read Article »

Refugees make their way across Germany

October 10, 2012

There is a group of 20 to 30 refugees who are making their way across Germany seeking political asylum from their living conditions in Turkey, according to Reuters. Read Article »

German bank employees evacuated from building after white powder found

October 3, 2012

Bank employees of the German Deutsche Bank from the office in Schkeuditz near Leipzig had quite the scare this past weekend, according to Reuters. Read Article »

German robbers try to blow up ATM, blast away the entire bank

September 27, 2012

This past Monday, German robbers attempted to blow up an ATM to gain access to the cash inside, but their plan quickly backfired, according to NBC News. Read Article »

German city evacuated after World War II bomb was found

August 28, 2012

Munich got a bit of scare this past Monday, after a 550-pound undetonated World War II bomb was found late at night. Read Article »

Berlin Zoo welcomes baby elephant Anchali to the family

August 16, 2012

Baby animals are beloved by many around the world, so when an exotic creature is born in captivity, the event tends to capture the attention of millions, and this is no different for a baby elephant born at the Berlin Zoo. Read Article »

Germany takes the gold in men's rowing

August 2, 2012

While China and the U.S. are leading the Olympic Games in terms of medals, they're not the only nations making it onto the podium. Read Article »

Berlin police release photos of Forest Boy Ray to uncover his past

June 14, 2012

About nine months ago, a young man came to Berlin, not from another city, a small town or even another country but from the wilderness. Read Article »

German solar power plants take in record amount of energy

May 30, 2012

German officials recently decided to phase out nuclear power and replace it with clean energy sources, including wind, solar and hydraulic power. Read Article »

Maritime conservationist arrested in Germany on decade-old warrant

May 16, 2012

Paul Watson, leader of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, an organization bent on putting a stop to illegal maritime hunting, was recently arrested in Frankfurt, Germany. Read Article »

Germany may be nuclear power-free by 2022

May 14, 2012

Researchers throughout Germany are working on developing sustainable and renewable energy sources to replace nuclear power plants. Read Article »

Germany seeks fourth win at Euro 2012

May 11, 2012

The German national football team is set to compete for a chance to take home the title at the European Championships this year. Read Article »

Germany copyright holder wins suit against YouTube

April 23, 2012

Internet video giant YouTube has recently been engaged in a court battle with German royalty collection group Gema. Read Article »

Pope Benedict XVI turns 85, becomes oldest pope in 100 years

April 16, 2012

On Monday, April 16, Pope Benedict celebrated his 85th birthday at Vatican with friends and family. Read Article »

Easter egg tree attracts attention in East Germany

April 4, 2012

Easter is coming in a few days, and one German man really gets in the holiday spirit. Read Article »

German unemployment drops lower than predicted in March

March 30, 2012

The German economy has been struggling, but recent quarterly reports indicate things may be looking up for the job market. Read Article »

German bears caught playing in the snow like children

March 23, 2012

At a wildlife park in Bavaria, Germany, a pair of European brown bears had their own snow day. Read Article »

Spotify enters Germany market

March 12, 2012

Spotify, an international digital music firm, will be available in Germany this week. Read Article »

Germany finds presidential replacement in former activist Joachim Gauck

February 21, 2012

Germany's federal president Christian Wulff stepped down last week after the details of an early-career scandal emerged. Read Article »

Germany's President Christian Wulff tenders resignation

February 17, 2012

German President Christian Wulff stepped down from his position following the revelation of a home loan scandal he was involved with back during his days as the premier of Lower Saxony, the BBC News reports. Read Article »

French bulldog acts as mom for abandoned boar babies in Germany

February 15, 2012

When six abandoned boar piglets were brought to the Lehnitz animal sanctuary in Brandenburg, Germany, resident French bulldog Baby stepped up to the plate and began to mother the infant pigs. Read Article »

German man wins race to top of Empire State Building seven consecutive times

February 9, 2012

The annual Empire State Building Run-Up was held recently, and the man who won the race celebrated his seventh consecutive victory. Read Article »

Germany's Golden Camera Awards honor American actors

February 9, 2012

Last Saturday, the 47th annual Golden Camera Awards were held in Berlin, Germany, and a few American actors were honored along with German celebrities. Read Article »