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Top German court nixes European Parliament vote hurdle

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18:20

Germany`s top court struck down the country`s three-percent electoral threshold for political parties to win seats in the European Parliament.

Merkel sworn in as German chancellor for rare third term

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 15:17

Angela Merkel was on Tuesday sworn in as German Chancellor for a rare third term to govern Europe`s top economy, nearly three months after she painstakingly forged a deal with her centre-left rivals to end post-elections limbo.

Germany OKs bill to protect male circumcision

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 11:59

German lawmakers have approved a bill that explicitly permits ‘male infant circumcision’, ending months of legal uncertainty.