The Thuringian neo-Nazi and former intelligence service informer Tino Brandt discusses his past double life as he testifies at the trial centering on the NSU Terror group. What exactly went on back then remains unclear.
Michael Scott Moore, a German-American journalist held hostage in Somalia for 2.5 years, has been freed. He was abducted when working on a book on piracy.
Germany's foreign ministry has confirmed the death of a German couple and their young child kidnapped five years ago in Yemen, a family spokesman says. The two had been working for an aid organization.
German intelligence reports 24 minors from the country are fighting for 'Islamic State.' The youngest is said to be 13 years old. Islamic Studies scholar and activist Jochen Müller offers a glimpse into their mindset.
The majority of the German Bundeswehr navy's helicopter fleet is currently out of service. A recurring fault was found on "Sea Lynx" choppers currently being used for the EU's anti-piracy mission off the Horn of Africa.
German anti-terror police in Berlin have arrested a man they believe had recently completed training at an "Islamic State" camp in Syria. He had reportedly also fought alongside IS militants.
Despite bad weather, some one million people have visited the Oktoberfest, the world's largest festival, on its first weekend.
The hot summer weather shouldn't be a reason to miss a night at the movies. In Germany, film buffs can choose from a number of open-air cinemas and enjoy all kinds of movies under a starry sky.
Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki has taken over the Cologne archdiocese, one of the richest in the world. He is determined to spread Pope Francis' message of charity and the importance of sharing.
DW's Berlin columnists - all English-speakers who have lived in the German capital for many years - bring you an insider's perspective on cultural life in one of the world's most vibrant cities.
The Gewandhaus concert hall, the annual book fair, and Auerbachs Keller: Leipzig has no shortage of cultural and culinary attractions. The city also has a fascinating past for visitors to delve into.
The world's oldest message in a bottle changes its recipient's life. A "talking menu" helps blind restaurant patrons. A shepherd is there for his livestock 24/7.
A DW special on youth in Germany - from World War I to the present.
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