As Germany and the rest of the world remember the end of World War II on May 8 seventy years ago, few are aware of the cruelty of the US military against POWs following the war: 1.5 million German soldiers perished while in US captivity.
Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash’s planned extradition to the USA has been rejected by an Austrian court Thursday.
Germany’s national intelligence agency, the BND, spied on top French officials and the EU’s headquarters on behalf of US intelligence, German media report.
With right-wing extremism rearing its head in Germany, a new documentation center opens this Friday at a symbolic location in Munich 70 years after the end of WWII.
Martin Luther ignited the Reformation and impacted the German language. Now, Germany’s Protestant Church plans to revise the Luther Bible, making it even closer to the reformer’s original translation.
Shareholders of German airline Lufthansa observed a minute’s silence at the start of their annual meeting Wednesday for the 150 people who died in the Germanwings crash last month.
Marooned on a naval base in northwest Germany, pinned down by advancing Allied forces and Adolf Hitler dead, Karl Dönitz, the last leader of the Third Reich hammered out the surrender order.
Greek prosecutors announced on Monday they are bringing charges against several Daimler managers, who they say were involved in multi-million euro bribes to Greek authorities.
Germany faces a potential kindergarten strike next week by staff. Public service and education unions plan to ballot 240,000 staff after a breakdown in talks. Local bodies say they can’t afford a 10 percent pay rise.
Deutsche Bank co-CEO Jürgen Fitschen (left) is one of five defendants in a trial starting Tuesday accused of giving false testimony in a long-running legal battle with the defunct Kirch media group.