September's inconclusive elections left Merkel without a majority for a fourth term and struggling to find partners to govern with.
11 Jan 2018 6:01 PM
He is accused of raping six children between 5 and 11 years old in 2015-2016 while working in India.
04 Jan 2018 11:55 AM
The 59-year-old man, named as Karl-Heinz N, was convicted in 1996 by a court in Thailand for sexual offences against minors.
04 Jan 2018 7:43 AM
An Islamic jihadist ploughed a truck into a Christmas market crowd killing 12 in 2016.
18 Dec 2017 6:13 PM
The report said defence spending had begun increasing after Russia's annexation of the Crimea region of Ukraine in 2014.
29 Nov 2017 3:46 PM
Merkel said she would stay on as acting chancellor and would consult with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on how to move forward.
20 Nov 2017 3:26 PM
‘It is clear who the leaders are here: in the face of US inaction, China and India are stepping up,’ a researcher said.
15 Nov 2017 7:42 PM
The revelations date back to June 2005, when a female nurse witnessed Niels Hoegel trying to inject a patient at the Delmenhorst hospital.
10 Nov 2017 9:37 AM
Syria would be the 197th country to sign on to the climate pact, which vows to hold global warming to
08 Nov 2017 11:53 AM
Police have launched a hunt for the suspect, who they described as a man in his 40s.
21 Oct 2017 3:20 PM
Merkel however faces tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist.
25 Sep 2017 9:32 AM
The evacuation area included two hospitals, care homes, the Opera House and Germany’s central bank, the Bundesbank.
04 Sep 2017 3:40 PM
But polls following the 90-minute showdown gave Merkel the clear edge over Schulz, a former European Parliament chief.
04 Sep 2017 12:33 PM
Police said the bomb in question was a HC 4000, a so-called high capacity bomb used in air raids by British forces.
31 Aug 2017 9:32 AM
The cause of death in many more could not be determined because the remains were cremated, said Oldenburg police chief Johann Kuehme.
28 Aug 2017 5:11 PM
Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) lead their closest rivals, the Social Democrats (SPD), by a 12-to-17-point margin.
12 Aug 2017 9:39 AM
The burly beer garden worker packs his laptop and clothes into a waterproof bag, dons his wetsuit and slides into River Isar.
11 Aug 2017 11:14 AM
The attacker had been scheduled to be deported, but the process had been held up as he lacked identity papers, Scholz said.
29 Jul 2017 10:31 AM
The police said on Twitter that they don't have information on the assailant's motive or on the exact number of victims.
28 Jul 2017 8:47 PM
The girl, named only as Linda W, said she wanted to be extradited to Germany and would cooperate with Iraq authorities.
24 Jul 2017 10:29 AM