Iranian-German dual national Jamshid Sharmahd was sentenced to death in Tehran. His daughter has told DW that Germany should have intervened earlier.
Robert Habeck and Bruno Le Maire are in the US for talks on the Biden administration's Inflation Reduction Act. The EU argues that some of the US' green subsidy plans are protectionist and could even risk a trade war.
The top envoys said they wanted African countries to be part of a more unified front against Russia. Many African nations have shown a reluctance to condemn Russia's invasion.
Pressure is growing on Germany to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. Chancellor Scholz doesn't want to commit just yet, partly because he's playing to his party, the Social Democrats. An analysis by Sabine Kinkartz.
At the Hockey World Cup in India, the German national team is setting an example. Captain Mats Grambusch's choice to wear a rainbow armband to promote acceptance and tolerance has received a positive response.
Inflation in Germany stood at an aggregate of 7.9% for 2022, official figures show. That's the highest it's ever been in Germany's post-war history. Food and fuel prices in particular drove consumer prices skyward.
The German town of Winnenden commemorates the first anniversary of the school shooting that left 16 people dead
The German city of Winnenden is marking the first anniversary of a school shooting that shocked the nation. On March 11th 2009 a former student of Albertville High School killed 15 people before taking his own life. President Horst Köhler has addressed a memorial ceremony attended by family and friends of the dead. It was one of a number of commemorative events today.
In 2021, the Federal Criminal Police Office reported that the number of acts of violence against police officers had increased by 689 cases to 39,649 when compared with the previous year. Since 2012, cases of violence against police officers had increased by a total of 22.5%.
No name is more synonymous with Germany's national luge team than Olympic and world champion George Hackl. Now, though, the "professor of luge" is trying to help neighboring Austria end German domination in the sport.
A Berlin judge was among the far-right extremists — so-called Reichsbürger — arrested for plotting to overthrow the government. She is not the only far-right member of the German justice system.
A common respiratory virus is circulating in Germany, hitting the youngest the hardest. Children's hospitals are under immense pressure. But this acute situation was foreseeable — and is a result of chronic problems.
The 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar is hugely controversial. The allegations range from corruption in the awarding of the tournament to Qatar to harsh criticism of the host nation for its human rights record, and its World Cup carbon emissions.