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The nationwide strike will likely cause thousands of cancellations and begins at 21:00 GMT on Thursday until the same time on Friday evening.
German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius has said that the country's military must become combat-ready quickly. But that will require a major long-term overhaul, and experts doubt that will be easy.
Doing business in Ukraine during the ongoing war is unthinkable for most companies in Germany and elsewhere. But some see opportunities where others see risks, and the German government is supporting their ventures.
A German agency that tackles discrimination and racism says it is quitting the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter. It cited a rise in hate speech since owner Elon Musk took over last year.
In this week's music show, we chat with an artist whose voice has been compared to Erykah Badu and who has worked with the likes of Nas, The Roots and Burna Boy. Nigerian-German singer Nneka is back with a new EP called "Back and Forth" – a reflection on the power of self-love. She's also hitting the road and touring around France this autumn.
Over the summer, the German far-right AfD secured its first-ever mayor in a small town in eastern Germany. How should the other parties deal with the rising AfD?
German police searched the homes of suspected extremists from Hammerskins Deutschland. It is the 20th far-right organization in Germany to have been banned to date.
A German newspaper group found that North Rhine-Westphalia, the country's most populous state, saw the most violence against first responders. Experts believe the real number of victims is higher.
Working from home has become established practice in Germany. Coworking, however, is a relatively new concept. Both could breathe new life into areas lacking in infrastructure.
What do students learn about the Nazi era in German schools? DW visited a high school in one of Berlin's most diverse neighborhoods to find out.
A team of German emergency workers is on the ground in Slovenia in the aftermath of severe and deadly flooding. The country's premier says it is the worst natural disaster since Slovenia gained independence in 1991.