Europe: Germany

Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 minutes ago)

Bands played as revelers gathered at the Brandenburg Gate for a legal cannabis "Smoke-In" on Saturday. Separately, Deutsche Bahn announced a ban on cannabis consumption at train stations despite legalization.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (7 hours ago)

Chancellor Olaf Scholz is supporting plans for an annual day of commemoration for former armed forces personnel. A German media outlet reported that the date has already been finalized.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (9 hours ago)

Julian Nagelsmann has extended his contract with the German national soccer team ahead of Euro 2024. Nagelsmann had been heavily linked with a return to his previous job at Bayern Munich.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A day ago)

German authorities say that men coming to Germany from Russia to avoid being enlisted in the army are not at risk of persecution if they return to Russia.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A day ago)

Opera stars, politicians and public figures are attending a gala to raise funds for Ukrainian children living with trauma.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A day ago)

Julian Nagelsmann has extended his contract with the German national football team ahead of Euro 2024. Nagelsmann had been heavily linked with a return to his previous job at Bayern Munich.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A day ago)

Six months of Israeli retaliation in Gaza for the October 7 Hamas terror attacks have put Jewish-Muslim relations in particular peril. Germany's hypersensitivity to antisemitism adds an extra layer of difficulty.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A day ago)

German authorities say that men coming to Germany from Russia to avoid being enlisted in the army are not at risk of persecution if they return. Those whose asylum applications have been rejected fear otherwise.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 days ago)

The German vice chancellor's arrival in Kyiv comes as Ukraine struggles to defend itself against constant Russian aerial attacks. Habeck met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during the visit.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 days ago)

Moscow has blacklisted the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, a free-market think-tank as "undesirable," essentially banning it. The organization said it was a sign of Russia's "threat to civil and human rights."

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 days ago)

In an international sting operation, police have arrested several suspects in the JuicyFields medical cannabis investment scam. The company started in Berlin — and was the subject of DW's Cannabis Cowboys podcast series.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 days ago)

It is only the second time since 2013 that two German sides are in the men's Champion League final four without any English team present. History bodes well for Bayern Munich.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 days ago)

Following a very public success in Hamburg, another blockbuster exhibition of works by Caspar David Friedrich is now opening in Berlin. We explain what makes him and his work so special.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 days ago)

An investigation into possible negligent homicide by the head of a district hit by deadly 2021 floods has been dropped. Altogether, 135 people were killed in Ahrweiler during the catastrophe.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 days ago)

Whether you're into high culture, beer festivals or football — Germany makes for a fabulous holiday destination. But who needs a visa to visit?

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 days ago)

German police have arrested two men on suspicion of spying for Russia. The German-Russian nationals are accused of acting as agents for sabotage purposes.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 days ago)

Fleeing from war, the experience of Romani people in Germany differs from that of other Ukrainians. They often encounter racism instead of help.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 days ago)

The German Football League (DFL) has suspended its bidding process for the sale of the Bundesliga's domestic broadcast rights following a complaint from a bidder of unfair treatment.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 days ago)

The former intelligence agent claimed prosecutors had it backward — he was not spying for Moscow but recruiting a Russian source to help Berlin. Carsten L. had refrained from commenting on his case until now.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 days ago)

Fleeing from war, Romani people in Germany often encounter racism instead of help. The Reporting and Information Center on Antiziganism (MIA) is now calling for action to be taken.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 days ago)

Björn Höcke, a leading member of the far-right Alternative für Germany party (AfD) is to stand trial charged for using a banned Nazi slogan. The radical politician has been rallying support with revisionist comments.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 days ago)

German prosecutors have said they have charged a 61-year-old man over a far-right plot to kidnap the health minister. The plotters from the group "United Patriots" also allegedly aimed to overthrow the entire government.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 days ago)

German police have arrested 10 people in an operation to combat people smuggling across eight states. The suspects are believed to have illegally procured clients residency permits in exchange for large sums of money.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 days ago)

Authorities in Germany's Bavaria say they want to restrict the use of cannabis at festivals and beer gardens. Germany legalized recreational marijuana earlier this month, a move opposed by the Bavaria-based CSU.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 days ago)

Three men are now camped outside the office of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to demand more "honesty on the climate catastrophe." The government has denounced what it called a "radical" form of protest.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 days ago)

The German chancellor has met Chinese President Xi Jinping as a three-day visit to Berlin's biggest trading partner draws to a close. Both leaders underlined the need to avoid economic protectionism.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 days ago)

The International Monetary Fund has revised its growth outlook for the eurozone's biggest economy by 0.3 percentage points. The German economy is predicted to be the slowest-growing of all G7 states this year.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 days ago)

Housing is the social issue of the 21st century, German politicians and experts say time and again. And yet there's no improvement in sight, especially in cities, where affordable housing is in short supply.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 days ago)

Following the arrest of suspected left-wing terrorist Daniela Klette in Berlin, investigators are now hoping for new insights into crimes committed by the Red Army Faction.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (5 days ago)

Following the arrest of suspected left-wing terrorist Daniela Klette in Berlin, investigators are now hoping for new insights into crimes committed by the Red Army Faction.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (5 days ago)

For the first time since 2012, the Bundesliga has a new champion: Bayer Leverkusen. Their 25th league win of the season on Sunday confirmed a title they have secured in unbeaten, record-breaking and surprising fashion.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (5 days ago)

A commission appointed by the German government has recommended officially legalizing abortion in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (5 days ago)

While visiting Shanghai, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has argued that the European market must be open to Chinese cars. However, he said that competition must be fair.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (6 days ago)

After finishing second five times, Bayer Leverkusen are finally Bundesliga champions. Xabi Alonso's side have ended Bayern Munich's run of 11 straight titles. DW looks at how they did it.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (6 days ago)

Across Germany, nearly 11,000 mayors shape local politics. Most of them work on a voluntary basis. Now, facing increased threats, many of them are thinking of resigning.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (6 days ago)

Germany's flagship carrier and affiliated airlines will be suspending flights to some Mideast destinations until Monday.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

A top-level coach for less than two years, Xabi Alonso is already regarded as one of the best in the business. His Basque childhood, Germany, career as a player and some top mentors have all contributed to his success.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Experts have said Germany's far-right AfD party is becoming more tolerant of its radical members, even if they are accused of committing criminal offenses. This hasn't dented its support in certain parts of the country.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

For the first time ever, a woman is commanding a German navy combat unit. But women are still underrepresented in the Bundeswehr.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Police in the German capital, Berlin, have stopped an event expressing solidarity with Palestinians amid the Gaza war. Authorities said they were concerned over potential antisemitic remarks and glorified violence.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

German authorities stepped up border checks, arresting hundreds of people smugglers, Interior Minister Nancy Faeser said. The operation has stopped nearly 18,000 migrants entering the country, she added.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Interest rates, sluggish global growth and the Ukraine and Gaza conflicts have all led to a negative outlook, a survey by the German Economic Institute (IW) found.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

For the first time ever, a woman is commanding a German Navy combat unit. But women are still underrepresented in the Bundeswehr.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

The German parliament has voted for legislation smoothing the process for transgender, intersex and nonbinary people to change their name and gender identity.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

The building that houses the KaDeWe, a high-end department store and Berlin tourist attraction, has been taken over by the Thai Central Group. The group is rumored to be interested in buying the retail business as well.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

A gorilla at the Berlin zoo is set to celebrate her 67th birthday on Saturday. Believed to be the oldest gorilla in the world, Fatou has been in the city longer than the Berlin Wall was.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

German lawmakers have voted to introduce a card system meant to limit the amount of cash received by asylum-seekers. The government-backed initiative was opposed by the socialist Left Party and conservative CDU/CSU bloc.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

A year ago, the German Supply Chain Act came into effect to combat child labor, starvation wages, and environmental destruction that consumers benefit from. Has it worked?

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Veteran former police officer Uli Grötsch is the new commissioner for the country's federal police. Here's a look at the newly created office — and the massive task its new leader has in front of him.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Inflation in Germany has fallen to its lowest level since before Russia invaded Ukraine. Food prices fell for the first time in more than 9 years, figures show, with energy prices dropping even further.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

German parliamentarians are to vote on a law that will make it easier to change gender identities and first names. A law allowing double names for married couple was already given the nod by the lawmakers.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

The aviation industry must drastically reduce its emissions in the coming years. But there are still many hurdles to overcome.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Three teenagers have been detained on suspicion of planning an attack motivated by Islamist extremism. The teenagers reportedly glorified the "Islamic State" and intended to attack Christian worshippers and police.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Berlin's first drug-checking service launched last year, and demand is high. Now the data is being shared with the KnowDrugs app, which informs users about the latest drug-checking results in Germany and beyond.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Two leading candidates of the conservative CDU and the far-right AfD in the state of Thuringia, Mario Voigt and Björn Höcke, clashed over issues such as migration and Europe.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Germany is making a €220 payment to each of Israel's 113,000 Holocaust survivors to help them cope with the war against Hamas. Tens of thousands of Israelis have been evacuated from border regions since October 7.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

German police have offered a cash reward for information about an arson attack on a synagogue in the northern city of Oldenburg last week.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Everyone must make the world a better place; slander is worse than murder; women have the right to good sex. In "Learning from Jews," Mirna Funk explores what we can learn from commandments from biblical times.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

The German government wants to attract investment to Ukraine, despite Russia's ongoing invasion. Some 1,500 attendants are expected in Berlin this summer for the third international Ukraine Recovery Conference.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

German police have offered a cash reward for information about an arson attack on a synagogue in the northern city of Oldenburg last week.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

The German government wants to attract investment to Ukraine, even as Russia's invasion continues. Some 1,500 participants are expected to come to Berlin in June to attend the third reconstruction conference for Ukraine.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Growing threats and the need to bolster competitiveness have prompted the German government to start work on a national port strategy.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Growing threats and the need to bolster competitiveness have prompted the German government to start work on a national port strategy.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

German flag carrier Lufthansa has agreed a pay rise for cabin staff. After ground crews and airport security personnel reached similar deals, a wave of early-year strikes should now be over.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Multiple legal cases have been filed against Germany trying to force the government to cease military support for Israel. Germany says its policies are fully lawful.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

German police have arrested two Iraqis suspected of being "Islamic State" members for allegedly enslaving two Yazidi girls between 2015 and 2017. They were arrested in the southern state of Bavaria.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (A week ago)

Growing security threats and the need to bolster competitiveness have prompted the German government to start work on a national port strategy.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

A new study shows Germany's population is expected to grow by only 0.6% by 2040, with large regional disparities. Concurrently, the number of working age people is expected to drop below 50% overall across the country.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Crime in Germany is at its highest level since 2016, according to a new report. Interior Minister Nancy Faeser has promised "consequences," and called for more effective prevention.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Nicaragua has brought a case before the International Court of Justice in The Hague aiming to end Germany's ongoing support for Israel, claiming it violates the Genocide Convention. The outcome is likely to be historic.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Nicaragua has brought Germany before the International Court of Justice on charges of facilitating genocide in Gaza. Germany has rebuked the claims.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

To show how sexual harassment leaves its mark, a women's rights organization in Germany is drawing attention to statues of nude women, with breasts that are visibly lighter after years of being touched.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Prosecutors in Hamburg have said affiliates of the radical "Reichsbürger" movement planned to elicit Russian help in an attempt to overthrow the German state.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

The chancellor has promised he "won't dance," with his spokesperson saying the platform would allow Germany's government to reach more people who are curious about politics.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Nicaragua has said Germany airdropping aid into Gaza while supplying Israel with weapons appears as a "pathetic excuse" to Palestinians. Berlin has said the accusations are "one-sided."

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Nicaragua has said Germany airdropping aid into Gaza while supplying Israel with weapons appears as a "pathetic excuse" to Palestinians. Berlin has said the accusations are "one-sided."

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has promised he "won't dance," with his spokesperson saying the account would reach more people curious about politics on the platform.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Nicaragua is presenting its case against Germany on the first day of a two-day hearing. The case builds upon an earlier case brought by South Africa that accuses Israel of committing genocide in Gaza.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

The recent electoral defeat for the president's party has sparked joy within the opposition and inspired hope among Turks who have emigrated abroad. But is this hope strong enough to persuade them to return?

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Airport operators in Germany have agreed on a deal with security staff after a series of strikes at some of the country's biggest airports.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Hundreds of Oldenburg residents turned out in support of the Jewish community Sunday after an arson attack at a local synagogue. Jewish representatives thanked neighbors for their support.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

The oldest Jewish community in Germany took a step toward returning to normal life after the Holocaust 75 years ago. In 1949, a new synagogue was consecrated in Cologne.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Police in the eastern city of Halle have charged a 36-year-old with illegal use of explosives. Police said the man was drunk and shouting xenophobic slurs while threatening people with a toy gun.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Hundreds of Oldenburg residents turned out in support of the Jewish community Sunday after an arson attack at a local synagogue on Friday. Jewish representatives thanked neighbors for their support.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Germans are feeling the threat of geopolitical instability and are rallying around political and military institutions, a new ARD Deutschlandtrend poll suggests.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Germany recorded more than 214,000 criminal acts of violence last year, according to official police statistics. Overall crime also rose, according to data seen by the German paper Welt am Sonntag.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

The International Court of Justice in the Hague will soon hear Nicaragua's case that Germany's support for Israel violates the Genocide Convention. The case is likely to prove historic.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Investigators in Germany have confiscated counterfeit US dollar bills, apparently being shipped on a mass scale. The fake notes are believed to have been in transit from Turkey to the United States.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Germans are feeling the threat of geopolitical instability and are rallying around political and military institutions, a new ARD Deutschlandtrend poll suggests.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

The new Bundeswehr is to become "war-ready" and flexible, Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said as he announced his plans to restructure the German army. It will not be easy.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

The German government says more than 1,000 members of far-right groups still have permission to own firearms. This comes as the domestic intelligence chief has warned of rising numbers of extremists in the country.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Germany's Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said he was aiming for a "war-ready" military, with a new central command and a branch specializing in cyber warfare planned.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

A growing number of German politicians and health experts are calling for a review of the government's COVID-19 pandemic response. One possibility would be for the Bundestag to set up a fact-finding commission.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Petr Bystron said he was a target of a "defamation campaign" following reports that he took money from a Russian disinformation site. Czech officials reportedly have audio recordings incriminating Bystron.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

A growing number of German politicians and health experts are calling for a review of the government's COVID pandemic response. One possibility would be for the Bundestag to set up a fact-finding commission.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

NATO was created to act as a bulwark against the Soviet Union and the West German army trained for defense against attacks from the east. Three decades later, the threat is once again from Moscow.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

The German military is setting up a new central command and a new branch of the armed forces focusing on cyber warfare to operate alongside the army, the air force and the navy.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

A passing jogger spotted the lion-tailed macaque, whisked away from Leipzig Zoo by thieves, in a tree.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

"Vicious and classless" — the tone in the German government has grown harsh. Finance Minister Christian Lindner ignited turmoil with his calls for budget cuts, prioritizing military spending over social welfare.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Hundreds of German police officers are under investigation over links with right-wing extremist or conspiracist ideology, a media report says.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

Hundreds of German police officers are under investigation over links with right-wing extremist or conspiracist ideology, a media report says.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

It's ten years since Anja Niedringhaus was killed in Afghanistan on April 4, 2014. With her photography, the Pulitzer laureate chronicled wars and crises around the globe.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

A German police union released a video to express frustration over the dearth of uniforms. It says a lack of respect for those in uniform is leaving cops in the southern state of Bavaria with their pants down.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (2 weeks ago)

German carmakers are seeing the future in a rosier light than last month, a leading economic institute says. Positive developments regarding exports to the US and China are a major factor driving the increased optimism.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

A lion-tailed macaque, an endangered species, has gone missing after unidentified people broke into its enclosure. Security measures have been ramped up at the zoo, and police have launched an investigation.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Syrians in Germany are forced to go back to the government that imprisoned or tortured them to get a new passport. Activists say the money they pay for passports funds a regime sanctioned by the German government.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

The German parliament has voted to approve cannabis for private use, within limits. The opposition and some experts are against it. What is now allowed, what remains prohibited?

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

People with autism like Ricky Zehrer often get pigeonholed as though there were just one kind of autism. But it's not that simple, something Zehrer knows first-hand.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Year-on-year inflation dropped to 2.2% last month in part due to a decrease in energy prices. It remains to be seen whether the European Central Bank will cut interest rates in response to easing inflation.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

The insolvency bid aims to allow the ailing department store chain to break free of its owner, Austrian real estate giant Signa, which collapsed last year and itself filed for insolvency.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Legal proceedings against a network of so-called "Reichsbürger" will begin in Frankfurt on May 21. The extreme-right conspiracists are accused of planning a coup d'état to overthrow the Federal German government.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Bundeswehr soldiers of Islamic faith have long lacked the pastoral care available to their Christian and, as of recent years, Jewish counterparts. What was once seen as politically impossible is about to change.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

The design of the number 44 German national team jersey looks similar to the logo of the Nazi Schutzstaffel (SS). The similarity has set off controversy and finger-pointing. Jersey number 4 will also get a redesign.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

The power plants were either restarted or had their shutdowns delayed to cope with a shortfall of gas supplies during winter. Germany has weaned itself of Russian natural gas since Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

More and more politicians are courting young voters on TikTok. In Germany, one party is more active than any other: the far-right Alternative for Germany. And they've already scored some success.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Adults in Germany can now carry up to 25 grams of cannabis for their own consumption and store up to 50 grams at home. Smokers gathered at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to celebrate.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

A decade before he rose to power with the Nazis, Adolf Hitler failed to overthrow Germany's Weimar Republic in 1923. What became known as the "Beer Hall Putsch" put Hitler on the political map.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

There is much demand for tanks, missiles, and ammunition, and Chancellor Scholz is not the only one who wants to see more of them produced in Germany. But it's not as easy as it sounds.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

There is much demand for tanks, missiles, and ammunition, and Chancellor Scholz is not the only one who wants to see more of them produced in Germany. But it's not as easy as it sounds.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

What made Bavarian state premier Markus Söder's giveaway chocolate Easter egg "special," other than its "delicious" smell? That's right, it bore his own visage. His party assured it was not an early April Fools' gag.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

What made Bavarian state premier Markus Söder's giveaway chocolate Easter egg "special," other than its "delicious" smell? That's right, it bore his own visage. His party assured it was not an early April Fools' gag.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Russia is gaining ground in Ukraine. Should Germany expect more refugees in the future? Migration experts say it is more than likely.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Borussia Dortmund won away at Bayern Munich for the first time in 10 years. 'Der Klassiker' did not disappoint, despite the lack of a title race. A terror threat prior to the match increased police presence in Bavaria.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Residents of some cities had a dusty start to the weekend after an unusually high level of particulates arrived from the Sahara. Forecasters in Germany expect the dust to be visible through Easter.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Police said they decided to bolster security at the Allianz Arena for the Bayern Dortmund match after a tip-off about a suspected threat.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Johann Sebastian Bach's masterpiece first premiered on Good Friday in 1724. His composition is an unparalleled appeal for more humanity.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Police said a 47-year-old man was shot and killed after allegedly attacking responding officers with a knife.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Germany's top politicians sought to reconcile calls for peace with supporting Ukraine, raising defense spending, and a slow road to de-escalation in Gaza. They warned against naivete given the threat posed by Russia.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Some 120,000 Christians in Germany speak Aramaic, thought to be the language spoken by Jesus Christ. Efforts are underway to keep the language alive.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Anyone who does a lot of sport risks a stress fracture if the bones are overloaded. The injury occurs gradually. Sports physician Karsten Hollander gives tips on how to prevent it.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

For the second time this week, a long-distance bus left the highway in Germany and overturned. This time there were no fatalities, but more than 20 people were injured.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Police are investigating a 62-year-old driver over the deadly bus crash near Leipzig on Wednesday. Investigations are likely to take weeks as some witnesses are still being treated in the hospital.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Some residents are concerned that an expansion of Tesla's Berlin-Brandenburg factory would harm the environment. The German leader also said an attack which halted production at the facility was "an act of terrorism."

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Football stars and their movements are measured down to the smallest detail for injury prevention and biomechanical analysis. What used to be the sole domain of professional sports can benefit everyday athletes.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Victories over France and the Netherlands have changed the mood around the men's football team. DW fills you in on where Germany go from here as they look toward their opening Euro 2024 match against Scotland.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

A court in Germany has ruled that the car giant Mercedes Benz knowingly fitted devices in its cars to cheat emissions tests.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

German international footballer Antonio Rüdiger says "third parties" have sought to spread division — portraying him as an Islamist over a Ramadan gesture that he posted online.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder says his friendship with Russian President Vladimir Putin could help end the war in Ukraine. He also called the prospect of an alleged nuclear attack by Putin nonsense.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Deutsche Post will no longer use aircraft to carry letters within Germany after more than six decades of doing so. The move aims to cut costs and reduce CO2 emissions — but it will also mean slower delivery.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

The Flixbus was headed from Berlin to Zurich when it veered off the A9 highway near the eastern city of Leipzig. At least four people were reported dead and several injured.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

India's Foreign Ministry has protested after the United States joined Germany in raising concerns following the arrest of a leading opposition politician, Arvind Kejriwal. New Delhi summoned a US diplomat on Wednesday.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

The agreement means an end for now to mass strikes of ground personnel that had paralyzed German airports. Earlier strikes caused mass cancellations of Lufthansa flights.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

A fatal house fire in the city of Solingen earlier in the week appears to have been set intentionally. But prosecutors said they had not found signs of a xenophobic motive in a city with painful memories from the 1990s.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

Football stars and their movements are measured down to the smallest detail to find possible causes of injury. What used to be the sole domain of high-performance sport can now help anyone with knee or back pain.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

In the space of seven days, the conversation around Germany's team has changed completely. Excitement for the home Euros has arrived.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

India's Foreign Ministry has protested after the US joined Germany in raising concerns over the arrest of a leading opposition politician, Arvind Kejriwal. New Delhi summoned a US diplomat on Wednesday.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (3 weeks ago)

A combined report from leading economic think tanks in Germany has revised 2024 growth forecasts from 1.2% down to 0.1%. The country is also expected to dip into a technical recession after the first quarter.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has demanded access to the Gaza Strip for aid organizations during a visit to the Israeli Kerem Shalom border crossing. She called the humanitarian situation in Gaza "hell."

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

German international footballer Antonio Rüdiger is pressing defamation charges against a journalist who accused him of supporting Islamic extremism. Experts differ in their interpretations of the gesture.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

As European countries like France raised terror alert levels after the attack on Moscow, Germany's interior minister said border security will be bolstered ahead of this summer's European Championship.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

Germany's interior minister has warned of new efforts by Moscow to sway public opinion. What is "hybrid warfare" — and how to counter it?

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

As European countries like France raised terror alert levels after the attack on Moscow, Germany's interior minister said border security will be bolstered ahead of this summer's European Football Championship.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

Cocoa bean import prices surged by over 70% in January compared to the previous year, which could affect chocolate prices during Easter.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

As European countries like France and Italy raised terror alert levels after the attack on Moscow, Germany will take steps to bolster border security ahead of this summer's European Football Championship.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

Many countries in Europe and around the world regularly test the driving skills of older people. But such tests are voluntary in Germany. Is that a safety risk?

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

One of several labor disputes affecting German public transport in recent months appears to have been resolved. The GDL train drivers' union said that negotiations with Deutsche Bahn had led to an agreement.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

In many European countries and around the world, seniors' driving skills are regularly tested. But such tests are voluntary in Germany. Is that a safety risk?

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

The German football association's decision to choose Nike over Adidas from 2027 caused a stir across the country. But what does the deal say about the sports brand market?

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

With a World Cup and multiple Bundesliga, La Liga and Champions League titles, Toni Kroos is among the most decorated footballers of all time. The 34-year-old is back playing for Germany and has made a rapid impact.

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Deutsche Welle - Germany (4 weeks ago)

Dumped Chinese solar products are flooding the German market, forcing most domestic manufacturers to move abroad or close down. So why is German startup Sunmaxx expanding its production in the country?

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