Media reports left two aspects unmentioned. The tank manufacturers profiting most from the deal, Krauss-Maffei-Wegmann and Rheinmetall, have always been generous in political donations. The other aspect is historical.
Heated debate that had been tearing at Germany's Left Party seems to have abated after June 28, when its Bundestag members modified a controversial position on Israel.
There are now 1,733 people in Germany affected by a dangerous e. coli outbreak, affecting both the economy and workers across Europe.
Today in Bremen, most shipyards are a thing of the past and it is struggling to climb out of its heavy debt as a container port.
Elections in an East German state were largely overshadowed by the news from Japan and, far more, from Libya.
International news about Germany, Niger, Afghanistan, India, Ecuador and Cuba.
German Defense Minister and right-wing rising star Baron Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg had to step down when it turned out he plagiarized a chunk of his dissertation.
BERLIN - In Hamburg the Christian Democrats (CDU), Angela Merkel's party, just took their worst beating in sixteen years.
On Feb. 19 over 250 anti-Nazi buses rolled toward Dresden from all over Germany, with some from neighboring countries as well.
Germany's ruling parties are flip-flopping on everything from Egypt to unemployment as a series of elections approaches.