Germany’s most well-known jihadi, Denis Cuspert, has been killed in Syria, a pro "Islamic State" (IS) media site has reported. The news site posted pictures of his dead body.
The Alternative for Germany party has introduced a bill aimed at permanently banning refugees from bringing their close relatives over from war-stricken countries. The move sparked a fiery debate in the Bundestag.
Most parties in Germany's parliament want an anti-Semitism commissioner. The position can't fix the worsening attitudes toward Jews in the country, but it nevertheless sends an important signal, says DW's Jens Thurau.
At least nine people in four countries have died as the powerful storm swept across Western Europe. Friederike forced many forms of public transport to shut down.
Maike Kohl-Richter has spoken for the first time since her husband's death seven months ago. She expressed frustration with the way she is portrayed in the press and over the behavior of Kohl's sons.
Lawmakers passed measures designed to tackle anti-Semitism in Germany. An anti-Semitism commissioner is a cornerstone of the proposal, but critics insist the newly created post will be ineffective.
Authorities in Germany have filed charges against an Afghan national for killing a policeman. He is also alleged to have helped transport weapons for the militant Islamist group. Another court convicted an IS supporter.
Meet Kevin Kühnert, the university student who could take down not only his party leader but also the German chancellor. He's the unlikely head of the opposition to the SPD pressing forward with a new grand coalition.
Comfort food favorites could be in for a recipe change. The SPD is pushing for reductions in sugar, fat and salt in processed foods, as well as a law to enforce the healthy eating measures.
A new report has found that only a small fraction of German users get the internet speeds that providers promise. And, according to a study of service providers, the problem is only getting worse.
A campaign has been launched in the German capital to reduce the number of billboards and free up public space. The group behind it, Berlin Werbefrei, says it would help bring back the city's unique character.
Austria's new chancellor wants his German counterpart to judge his government "on its deeds" and not on his far-right coalition partner. While both sides stress their closeness, it's hard to ignore what divides them.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and his new Polish counterpart Jacek Czaputowicz have come out of their first meeting on friendly footing. But behind the happy faces, serious disagreements remain.
For many in Germany, Austria's 31-year-old chancellor represents an alternative to veteran Angela Merkel. So how did the two get along when they met in Berlin to talk about migrants, the EU and other issues?
Berlin's Salafist extremist scene has tripled since 2011, according to a report from Germany's domestic intelligence agency. Russians comprise the largest foreign national group in the scene.
Authorities have made five arrests over a smuggling ring that illegally brought Syrians to Germany. A Syrian-Polish family allegedly made €300,000 by trafficking refugees.
A German milk cow called Madel has given her approval to a proposed site for a Hindu temple at the edge of Bremen. The local Hindu community borrowed the animal to suss out whether the land would be good for a temple.
Speculation that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be about to leave Borussia Dortmund has been further fueled by the fact that he has been dropped for Friday's match. His most likely destination looks to be Arsenal.
Germany is planning to expand its elite GSG9 police unit in view of the continuing terrorist threat. The group has a distinguished history going back more than four decades.
The Center for Political Beauty's Holocaust memorial replica built next to AfD's Björn Höcke home maddened the far-right party — but it pleased many others, including the initiator of the original memorial in Berlin.
The far-right AfD will be the third-largest party in the Bundestag. This will have no immediate effect on policy per se, but will alter the political tone. In a nutshell: things are about to get a lot nastier.
DW looks at the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, entering the Bundestag as the third largest party. Its main appeal is its opposition to Angela Merkel's open-door policy toward migrants.
In their post-election analysis, researchers say that the Alternative for Germany's success cannot be reduced to any one particular group. Nonetheless, as a community, AfD supporters are unlike other German voters.
The far-right AfD snagged 13.2 percent of the vote in Duisburg. The former steel town has long been a working class stronghold for the Social Democrats but many residents say frustrated voters felt "forgotten" by Berlin.
The right-wing AfD was the strongest party in Germany's eastern state of Saxony in parliamentary elections last Sunday. DW's Daniel Pelz went to the city of Görlitz to find out how residents feel about the results.
Israelis have expressed consternation over the entry of the far-right populist AfD party into Germany's Bundestag. Prime Minister Netanyahu has warned of rising anti-Semitism, reports Miriam Dagan in Tel Aviv.
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.
Does Germany have a world-class cultural scene? We look at 10 popular myths about culture in Germany and see how they stand up to the facts. It's not an easy task in a place where culture is considered holy.
Spending a night in a hotel in your own city? DW's Gero Schliess takes a look at Berlin through the eyes of a tourist.
Important topics in a nutshell. Thirty-eight tips for understanding Germany and the Germans.
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