Behind barbed wire fences at a top-security site in a German forest, workers in hazard suits will soon destroy remnants of Syrian chemical weapons of a type first tested here during World War I.
One in three women in the European Union has been physically or sexually assaulted, a new large-scale study has revealed. The report is the most comprehensive of its kind to worldwide.
To be rich in Germany you either need to inherit your wealth, start a discount supermarket chain or own a chunk of BMW, according to the Forbes Billionaires List published on Tuesday.
As the situation in Ukraine remains in flux, senior United Nations officials in the region and elsewhere in Europe continue to push for a diplomatic solution to the crisis.
Protestant churches in northern Germany have voted to allow gay pastors to live in church residences with their same-sex partners for the first time.
To the disappointment of many home-schooling supporters, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it would not consider the case of a German family seeking asylum in the U.S. because they cannot teach their children at home in Germany.
Russia’s Vladimir Putin has agreed to a proposal from Angela Merkel to set up a contact group on Ukraine, the German government said Sunday.
The Party of European Socialists has elected Martin Schulz as their candidate to be the next President of the European Commission, kicking off the campaign to win Europe’s top job for the social democratic political family.
A colossal Roman gladiator school that once stood on the banks of the River Danube has been virtually reconstructed by archaeologists in Vienna.
The Vatican on Friday said the Archbishop of Cologne, Cardinal Joachim Meisner, who has made controversial comments about Muslims, was stepping down from his duties as archbishop after reaching retirement age.