China targeting German tech 'through back door' with licences
China is going after licences to boost its access to German technology as investment regulation makes company acquisitions in the sector increasingly difficult, reports say.
Berlin police say autopsy next step in case of Mexican woman found in canal
The body of Maria Fernanda Sanchez, for whom Interpol had issued a search notice, was found floating in a canal by a person walking along a bridge in the Adlershof neighbourhood of the German capital.
Syrian detained in Germany on suspicion of crimes against humanity
The suspect was a leader of a so-called shabiha militia that assisted the government of President Bashar al-Assad in its deadly crackdown in the wake of a popular uprising in 2011, the prosecutors say.
Germany opposes sending cluster munitions to Ukraine, minister says
The munitions typically release large numbers of smaller bomblets that can kill indiscriminately over a wide area, threatening civilians.
Chinese premier in Germany as Western mistrust mounts
China cites the 'importance' placed on ties with Germany and outlines its 'hopes to deepen and expand its relations' with the EU heavyweight.
BioNTech faces first German lawsuit over alleged Covid vaccine side effects
BioNTech, which holds the marketing authorisation in Germany for the shot it developed with Pfizer, says it concluded after careful consideration that the case was without merit.
Germany tells China to stop poaching ex-air force pilots
Berlin fears that secrets concerning interventions and tactics used by the transatlantic military alliance could be revealed to the Chinese.
5 Germans handed jail sentence for Green Vault jewel heist
The pieces stolen from the break-in at the Gruenes Gewoelbe museum in Dresden contained more than 4,300 diamonds with an estimated value of more than €113 million.
Zelensky arrives in Germany as Ukraine prepares counter-offensive
Zelensky's visit rounds off over a year of choppy relations with Germany, which is now one of Ukraine's biggest armaments suppliers, but only after much pressure from Kyiv.
German military planes evacuate more than 400 from Sudan
Sudan's sudden slide into conflict between the army and a paramilitary group called Rapid Support Forces has stranded thousands of foreigners, including diplomats and aid workers.
Germany ends nuclear era as last reactors power down
While many Western countries are upping their investments in atomic energy to reduce their emissions, Germany brought an early end to its nuclear age.
Germany FM urges China to tell Russia to stop war
Annalena Baerbock says 'no other country has more influence on Russia than China'.