Every year in January the Epiphany singers go from door to door in Germany. Dressed as the Three Kings the Catholic children collect money for good causes. Chancellor Merkel met 100 of them in Berlin.
There are rumblings of discontent among Angela Merkel's conservatives, who need to build a broad coalition with the Greens and the business-friendly Free Democrats. Some key points from the second day of election fallout
Germany's internet infrastructure ranks poorly compared with that of other industrialized countries. Leaders from the four political parties negotiating a new coalition government in Berlin want to change that.
German satirist Jan Böhmermann has threatened legal action against Merkel if she doesn't take back her statement on Böhmermann's poem about Turkish President Erdogan. Merkel had called it "purposefully offensive."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has honored her former mentor, the late Helmut Kohl, in the official book of condolences for the former chancellor. The European Union is also planning a special commemoration.
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