Germans are expressing outrage as details of a US internet spy program - revealed by a former CIA employee-turned-whistleblower – are prompting comparisons with that of former communist East Germany’s Ministry for State Security.
Germans find themselves in a tricky position: broadly loathed by the blame-storming Mediterranean zone while their domestic economy teeters on the cusp of recession with an impending election which has long been Mrs Merkel’s to lose...
A cover of a Polish magazine depicting Angela Merkel as a Nazi concentration camp inmate alongside the headline 'Falsification of History: How The Germans Made Themselves The Victims of World War II', has stoked a spat between the two countries.
Topless activists from the Femen protest group tried to disrupt the visit of Russian President Putin and Chancellor Merkel to the Hannover Messe tech show. They had anti-Putin slogans on their semi-naked bodies and were shouting obscenities.
The Russian president has arrived in Germany heading a large delegation to stimulate business ties with crisis-stricken EU countries. Vladimir Putin joined Chancellor Angela Merkel to open the world’s top technology show Hannover Messe.
Paris and Berlin are marking 50 years since the signing of the Elysee treaty, but political scientist Judith Winkler says a “shift in power” to Germany in the last 20 years is making cooperation between the two European power-houses more difficult.