Germany has pledged €20 million in aid following the devastating explosion in Beirut last week. But Heiko Maas is not going there just to offer his support.
The German government says it has noted numerous indications of fraud in the Belarusian presidential elections. The EU has called for an accurate count.
A recent survey finds most Germans agree with mandatory COVID-19 tests for travelers coming into the country from high-risk areas. They also want stricter penalties for those who do not wear masks where required.
Finance Minister Olaf Scholz is currently Chancellor Angela Merkel's deputy in the coalition government. Opinion polls show Scholz as the most popular Social Democrat, but he is a divisive figure within the party itself.
Last fall, a routine search of Jörg L.’s home triggered an investigation into a criminal pedophile network with tens of thousands of suspects. The trial of the central suspect now begins in Cologne.
Police said that social distancing measures were mostly observed. Protesters displayed banners that said "With mask – without me" and chanted "freedom, freedom."
Germany's Europe Minister Michael Roth has said Germany has a duty to "stand up for the fate of the Sinti and Roma." Around 500,000 Sinti and Roma were killed by the Nazi regime during WWII.
Hundreds of officers and tax officials were involved in the raids, which targeted 17 establishments in and around Oberhausen. Despite the efforts, police found no indication of organized crime network activity.
The US has now reported over 5 million coronavirus cases, or over one-quarter of all confirmed infections across the world. The US also leads the globe on COVID-19 deaths. Catch up on the latest on the pandemic.
Authorities in Hamburg have found over €300 million worth of cocaine in a cargo ship container. Officials warn the global drug trade continues to thrive despite temporary border closures during the coronavirus pandemic.
Prostitutes across Germany have been taking to the streets to demand the lifting of a coronavirus-related ban on sex work. Many of them are from eastern Europe and can no longer send money home to their families.
Decried by the Nazis as "degenerate," the sculptor, graphic artist and man of letters is considered one of the most important German expressionists.
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Operators of airport testing centers across Germany reported minimal wait times and ample supplies. Meanwhile, EU members Romania and Bulgaria were added to Germany's list of high-risk countries.
An Ifo survey has found that some German firms anticipate a year more of restrictions as Europe's biggest economy fights to recover from a pandemic-induced downturn. The leisure sector is the most pessimistic.
In spite of increasing numbers of infections in Germany, school is due to restart. But rules vary widely, and equipment is often inadequate. Can schools master the challenges facing them?
Fixture list release day is one of the most exciting days in the match-going supporter's calendar. This time, though, it was different. DW spoke to three regular stadium-goers about their thoughts and feelings.
Weston McKennie is a man in demand, in Germany and further afield. Meanwhile, New Zealand international Sarpreet Singh has joined Nuremberg on loan and the Jadon Sancho rumors continue. Get the latest here.
Sport, Ernährung, Arztbesuche: Wenn es um ihre Gesundheit geht, verhalten Männer und Frauen sich ganz unterschiedlich.
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