Migrant rescue ship captain accuses Libyan coast guard of threatening them with murder
The captain of German humanitarian ship Lifeline detained by Malta last week said in a video released on Tuesday (July 3) that the Libyan coast guard threatened him and his crew with death.
Nigerian, Germany forge economic ties
As part of efforts to grow stronger economic ties between Nigeria and Germany, the delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria in collaboration with Nigeria-German Business Association and the German-African Business Association hopes to explore new investment opportunities at this year’s forum.
Building a life in Germany despite threat of deportation
The German government no longer sees any reason to delay deportations of rejected Afghan asylum-seekers, although the situation in Afghanistan remains unstable. DW meets a man who may have to return to the country his family was forced to flee.
German town struggles to cope with immigration protests
As an Afghan asylum-seeker goes on trial in the stabbing death of his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend in the western German town of Kandel, anti-refugee marches and counterdemonstrations there are putting a strain on the town of about 9,000 residents.
Germany: Police arrests man over 'toxic substances'
German police have arrested a Tunisian man after discovering "toxic substances" at his flat in Cologne, officials said. Prosecutors are not ruling out a possible terror motive.
Berlin tackles American crayfish invasion
A plague of Louisiana crayfish is affecting the streams and the lakes of the German capital. Biologists think the little critters were abandoned as pets, and since then their numbers have exploded. The latest attempt to control them involves capturing, cooking and crunching.
On the footsteps of Karl Marx in his birthplace Trier
To mark the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx's birth, Trier has received a huge statue of the revolutionary thinker as a gift from China. We join a group of Chinese tourists in the western German city.
Deutsche Welle marks 65th anniversary of its founding
Deutsche Welle's mandate has changed considerably since the German international broadcaster was founded in 1953. DW has become a worldwide multimedia network reaching more than 157 million people weekly. A look back – and at the challenges ahead.
Frankfurt evacuates thousands for bomb defusal
More than 60,000 people had to be evacuated from their homes in the German city of Frankfurt on Sunday as bomb disposal experts prepared to defuse a World War Two bomb that was discovered during construction work in the city's leafy Westend suburb.
German nurse killed at least 84 - reports
German investigators have uncovered an additional 84 murders by a former nurse who is already serving a life sentence, making him one of Germany's most deadly serial killers ever, German media reported on Monday, citing police.