German minister resigns over child pornography `probe leak`

Chancellor Angela Merkel-led new German government has been jolted by its first political crisis after a minister resigned over claims he leaked confidential information about an international child pornography probe involving an Indian-origin ex-MP.

German minister resigns amid plagiarism scandal

German Education and Research Minister Annette Schavan has announced her resignation after she was stripped of her doctorate by a university amid accusations of plagiarism.

German minister stripped of doctorate over plagiarism

The University of Dusseldorf Tuesday announced its decision to withdraw the doctorate degree of German Education Minister Annette Schavan after an investigation into the minister`s 1980 dissertation.

Afghan carpet embarrasses German minister

Germany`s development aid minister is on the defensive after it emerged he bought a USD 1,400 carpet in Afghanistan.

German minister calls on Maharashtra Governor

German Minister of Economy and Technology Rainer Bruederle has expressed satisfaction over the evolution of strong business ties between Maharashtra and
Germany during the last few years.

German minister won`t take partner to anti-gay countries

Germany`s Guido Westerwelle,
Europe`s first openly gay foreign minister, said on Wednesday he
would not take his partner along on officials trips to
countries where homosexuality is outlawed.