Germany's foreign minister tries to bring about a cease-fire, peaceful and violent anti-war demonstrators roam the country's streets, and a most unusual orchestra of young Israeli and Arab musicians electrifies crowds at a Berlin opera house -- Germany is dealing with the war in Gaza on multiple levels.
Barack Obama should get ready for some "very serious talks" with German Chancellor Angela Merkel over federal aid to the U.S. car sector.
The German government on Tuesday unveiled the country's largest-ever economic stimulus package to safeguard Europe's biggest economy from a crisis Chancellor Angela Merkel says is unprecedented.
For Germany, 2009 will be the most politically charged year in a long time, with regional, state and national elections neatly packaged by a pretty rough economic crisis and two major celebrations: Germany's 60th birthday and the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Russia's gas price row with Ukraine escalated Tuesday, disrupting deliveries to Europe just as the continent is suffering from a bitter cold spell.
Record high oil prices and the lowest in four years, separated by just six months -- volatile oil and gas prices shocked Europe in 2008.
Deteriorating security in Afghanistan, excitement over Barack Obama's visit to Berlin and fear of an economic disaster despite record employment figures -- Germany's 2008 was marked by ups and downs.
German police are hunting a suspected neo-Nazi who tried to murder a police officer committed to fighting the far-right scene.
Despite all its denials, Germany has played a key role in the U.S. war in Iraq, according to numerous U.S. military sources. This threatens to break the career of German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who has been hoping to displace Angela Merkel as chancellor.
Politicians hailed as a breakthrough a deal on climate change that EU leaders struck Friday in Brussels, but environmental groups called it a sellout.
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