Innovation: Key to great leadership
The 2015/2016 World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report ranked Switzerland, Finland, Israel, USA, Japan, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands and Denmark as the 10 most innovative countries in the world.
Germany investigates three over 'spying for China'
German prosecutors on Wednesday said they were investigating three people who allegedly spied for China, with media reporting that a German former EU diplomat
China slams Pompeo criticism of Syria aid veto
China Monday hit back at the US for criticising its blocking of a UN Security Council resolution over civilian aid, accusing Washington of "politicising humanitarian issues."
Germany moves to ban gay 'conversion therapy'
The German government on Wednesday signed off on a new law banning "conversion therapies" designed to force heterosexuality on homosexuals.
Huge protests as Germany's far-right AfD picks new leaders
Germany's far-right AfD party is poised to rejuvenate its leadership on Saturday at a congress hit by massive protests, with its increasingly influential radical wing seeking to tighten its grip on the group.
Amazon workers strike on 'Black Friday'
Hundreds of Amazon workers in Germany walked off the job as the US online retailer kicked off its "Black Friday" sales bonanza, escalating a long-simmering battle for better pay and working conditions.
Suspected woman IS member returned to Germany
A woman believed to have belonged to the so-called Islamic State (IS) group and her three children have arrived back in her home country Germany, police told AFP Sunday.
Son of former German president stabbed to death
An assailant has stabbed to death the son of former German president Richard von Weizsaecker in attack at a Berlin hospital that left one other person seriously injured, police said Wednesday.