Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth
Adolf Hitler definitely died in 1945 in Berlin, from taking cyanide and a bullet, according to French researchers who were given rare access to fragments of the dictator's teeth held in Moscow.
WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in central Berlin
German police began evacuating thousands of people around Berlin's central railway station on Friday, as bomb disposal experts prepare to move in to defuse an unexploded World War II explosive unearthed on a building site. Trains, trams and buses were halted or rerouted as police using a van-mounted loud-hailer announced the operation to dispose of…
Six arrested on suspicion of Berlin half marathon plot
Berlin authorities said they arrested six people Sunday over an alleged plot to carry out a "violent crime" at the German capital's half marathon which attracted 36,000 runners. Prosecutors and police said in a statement they had received "isolated indications that those arrested (Sunday) between the ages of 18 and 21 may have been involved…
Berlin prison hit by three escapes in one week
Berlin authorities came under fire Tuesday after a single city prison was hit by three jailbreaks or walk-outs in a week, with five inmates still on the run.
Man rams car into German party HQ in 'suicide attempt'
A 58-year-old man tried to commit suicide on Christmas Eve by ramming his car into the headquarters of Germany's Social Democratic Party in Berlin, police said on Monday.
Gun used by Amri matches Berlin Christmas attack weapon
Tunisian suspect Anis Amri smuggled the weapon used in the Berlin Christmas market attack across borders to Italy and used it in the shoot-out in which he was killed, Italian police said Wednesday.
After Berlin, Europe beefs up security at Xmas markets
Security was beefed up at Christmas markets across Europe after a lorry ploughed through a market in Berlin killing 12 people and heightening security fears at the onset of the holiday season.
12 killed as lorry crashes into Berlin Xmas market
A lorry ploughed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more in what police said was a suspected terror attack. Ambulances and heavily armed police rushed to the area after the vehicle mounted the pavement of the market in a square popular with tourists,…
Merkel braces for populist gains in Berlin elections
Berlin residents voted in state elections Sunday in which German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces new gains by the anti-migrant AfD party as a wave of protest voting against her welcome to refugees was expected to hit the hip, mult-icultural capital.