As pressures grow, the normally smiling Angela Merkel looks to anti-immigrant tactics.
STUTTGART, Germany - A retired engineer of 66 loses an eye, high school kids get beaten, a whole city in a state of near shock and anger - all because of a railroad station and some ancient trees?
In the center of Berlin last weekend over 100,000 people demonstrated against the government's deal with giant atomic energy corporations - and there's more.
BERLIN -- The "mosque menace" is not confined to lower Manhattan or the United States. In many European countries similar alarms are sounded.
Political machinations abounded during the chosing of Germany's next president.
Things are really happening in Germany - politics and economy in upheaval, and no one can tell what's next.
On the first such occasion in German history, President Horst Koehler, only a year into his second term, told a sudden press conference Monday that he was immediately resigning.
At the second congress of Die Linke, The Left, on Saturday, 558 delegates disappointed media "experts" by sticking together and moving ahead.
BERLIN (May 7) - Pity poor Angela! She's caughte between the rock of Greece and its economic woes, and the hard place of the May 9 elections in Germany's largest state.
BERLIN -- The state of North Rhine-Westphalia in the valleys of the Rhine and Ruhr is far and away the most populous German state, with 18 million people.