Weber won't be next European Commission president: report
German conservative politician Manfred Weber will not be the next president of the European Commission, according to a German newspaper. EU leaders have been wrangling for weeks over who should get the top job.
Germany: 670 kilograms of heroin seized at Polish border
German authorities have seized a record amount of smuggled heroin at the German-Polish border. The drugs were said to be worth upwards of €50 million on the street.
Germany to curb mosque funding from Gulf states
The German government has started to request that those countries register any funding they may provide to mosques in Germany, a report says. The move aims to discourage radicalization in German mosques.
Tightened security at French and German airports ahead of Christmas
French and German authorities said they have been responding to credible threats. However, some airports maintained they were merely taking precautions.
The small, but surprising secret to Germany's economic success
Ever wondered why the German economy is so robust? Small to medium-sized businesses specializing in essential but easily overlooked items deserve much of the credit, DW's Kate Ferguson believes.
Oktoberfest – a taste of Bavaria in Myanmar
The Oktoberfest in Munich may be over, but across the globe hundreds of mini-Oktoberfests are catering to those who want to enjoy a little taste of German culture and traditions. Even Yangon in Myanmar celebrates its own two-day Oktoberfest.
More migrants in jobs or training in Germany
The German government is set to debate new proposals on immigration that would give priority to skilled migrants. It's not clear whether the criteria would apply to the more than 1 million migrants who have arrived since 2015.
Opponents of far right to hold concert in Chemnitz
An uneasy calm is returning to the German city of Chemnitz after the turmoil of the last week. Counter-demonstrators were able to stop a far-right demonstration, and a concert has been scheduled. An audience of around 25,000 is expected to attend.
Swastika at site of Syrian boy's death shakes German town
After neo-Nazis twice painted a swastika at the site of an accident that killed a 9-year-old Syrian boy, residents of the German town of Schönberg responded by holding a vigil for him. Two men have been arrested in connection with the swastikas.