The Bundestag is set to debate an AfD proposal urging Berlin to distance itself from journalist Deniz Yücel's prior work. The AfD's critique focuses on a 2011 satirical column about Germany's declining fertility rate.
Berlin is set to drop rules regulating the time of the year when hunters can shoot wild boars. The government hopes to prevent the spread of a virus that can be devastating to livestock populations.
The former police officer met the 59-year-old victim on a cannibalism fetish website and agreed to kill and eat him. The victim had dreamed of being "slaughtered" since childhood.
Social Democrats are angry at a report about a dog joining the party and getting a ballot on the grand coalition. Untrue, they say — but does this case highlight a flaw in asking party members to approve the deal?
Authorities in Germany are searching for 14-year-old Cäciele Schöning, who went missing from a group foster home, as well as her 24-year-old guardian. Police said recent leads put at least one of them in Hamburg.
Despite protests, 14 Afghans deemed dangerous or with criminal status were flown back to Kabul from Bavaria. The send-off marks the 10th round of deportations in Germany since 2016.
German jails are struggling to cope with scores of radical Islamist extremists. Their number is expected to grow following the opening of a slew of terror-related probes in recent months.
Two new studies have revealed how small groups of far-right activists spread hate speech before Germany's election last year. Their highly organized approach and hierarchical structure reportedly amplified the effect.
The German parliament's military commissioner has published a report sharply critical of Germany's combat-readiness. The problem comes amid the country's increasing involvement in military missions abroad.
Germany's highest civil court says that an online portal for ranking doctors must remove the name of a disgruntled physician. The case could serve as a precedent for future disputes.
A court in Munich has fined a 58-year-old man €208,000 for passing calf liver as lower-cost fruit at a grocery store. The court said the fine was justified since the man earned tens of thousands of euros a month.
The brutal killing of a pregnant Angora goat comes weeks after a pregnant sheep was found hacked to death in the bushes. Two men have been arrested.
The populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) has overtaken the Social Democrats (SPD) in a national opinion poll for the first time. The news comes as the SPD begins a crucial vote on a coalition with Angela Merkel.
Media watchdog INA has published the latest edition of its annual report looking at news that failed to make the German headlines. The 2017 list includes pharmaceutical companies, humanitarian crises and container ships.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has nominated Saarland State Premier Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to be the CDU's next secretary general. She will take over from Peter Tauber, who is stepping down due to health reasons.
More than 450,000 Social Democratic party members will decide whether to enter another grand coalition under Chancellor Angela Merkel. Past referendums have been formalities, but this time the result is far from assured.
The Neuschwanstein Castle, built by Ludwig II. the fairy-tale king, remains the biggest tourist magnet in Bavaria. The Würzburg Residence and the Imperial Castle of Nuremberg are also popular with visitors.
The German army reportedly lacks the tents, winter clothes and other essential equipment needed for its deployment in a NATO rapid reaction force. The German defense ministry pledged that the items would be procured.
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Bruno Labbadia has been appointed as the new head coach of Wolfsburg. The Bundesliga club made the announcement less than 24 hours after Martin Schmidt threw in the towel.
The Oberbaumbrücke served as a backdrop in the movie "Run Lola Run" by Tom Tykwer and in the action thriller "Unknown" with Liam Neeson and Diane Kruger. A filming trip from Berlin via Eisenhüttenstadt to Neuschwanstein.
Carnival parades in Germany give satirists a prominent platform to demonstrate their art. But the messages they convey are often anything but subtle.
The party proposes to ban refugees from bringing their close relatives to join them in Germany.
Long a Social Democratic stronghold, now far-right populists are making inroads in the Ruhr region.
The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is now the biggest party in the eastern state of Saxony.
Nonagenarian holocaust survivor sees rise of the AfD as part of the Nazi tradition
Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office, but the election race did not see a clear winner. Coalition building may prove interesting.
The drone flies over Poppelsdorf Palace and the Botanical Garden.
Let’s get the party started in noble surroundings at “La Redoute” in Bonn!
Formerly a noble residence, today a university - the Electoral Palace in Bonn.
A must for all Beethoven fans: the Beethoven House in Bonn is home to the biggest Beethoven collection in the world.
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Many people have an idea what Berlin looks like. But how does it sound? DW columnist Gero Schliess had a listen.
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