Lufthansa on Tuesday offered financial compensation to relatives of people killed in the Germanwings crash three months ago a proposal that a lawyer representing many German families immediately described as inadequate.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel "holds the key" to resolving his country`s crisis, while stressing Athens remains open to further talks with international creditors.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II made her first trip to a former Nazi concentration camp on Friday, visiting Bergen-Belsen just over 70 years after it was liberated by British forces, on the final day of her state visit to Germany.
A German shop assistant in a late-night convenience store chased away two armed robbers demanding money with the hose of a vacuum cleaner she was using to clean her shop in Berlin`s Neukoelln district, police said on Wednesday.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the US and NATO need to have a "strong but balanced" approach to Russia, and he questioned whether Moscow's "backward-looking" aggressive behaviour will change while President Vladimir Putin remains at the helm.
A high-profile Al Jazeera journalist arrested in Berlin at the request of Egypt said he expected to soon face a judge who would decide whether to extradite him, in a case that could embarrass Germany and renew questions about Cairo`s crackdown on dissent.
Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour was being held in Berlin police custody Sunday awaiting a judge`s decision on his further detention on an international arrest warrant issued by his native Egypt, authorities said.
A leading Al Jazeera journalist was arrested at a Berlin airport on Saturday at the request of Egypt, a lawyer for the Qatar-based satellite network said, a move he described as part of a crackdown by Cairo on the channel.
German heist film "Victoria", shot in one single take in more than 20 locations in central Berlin, won top honours at the German Film Prize on Friday, taking best picture and five categories in one of the world`s most lucrative film awards.