• Crashes on major Berlin road ‘an Islamic extremist attack’

    A series of crashes caused by a 30-year-old Iraqi man on a major road in Berlin was an Islamic extremist attack, according to German prosecutors. "According to the current state of our investigation, this was an Islamist-motivated

  • Anti-lockdown demonstrators proclaim Freedom Day in Germany

    Protesters against coronavirus restrictions have gathered in Berlin for a demonstration titled The End Of The Pandemic — Freedom Day. It comes amid increasing concern about an upturn in infections in Germany. A crowd of people whistling

  • Coronavirus: Why is Germany’s death toll is so low

    Germany is the fifth most-affected country in the world, in terms of confirmed cases of coronavirus. As of Thursday 26 March, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Europe's largest economy stood at 39,502, according to Johns Hopkins

  • German leader Merkel tests negative for coronavirus

    Chancellor Angela Merkel has tested negative for coronavirus. The German leader's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, told news agency dpa "the result of today's test is negative" but that "further tests will be conducted in the

  • 30 injured as car driven into crowd at German carnival

    A man has intentionally driven a car into a crowd at a carnival parade in a small town in central Germany, injuring around 30 people including children, officials said. The driver, a 29-year-old German citizen who lived locally, was arrested at

  • German gunman calling for genocide kills nine people

    A German man who posted a manifesto calling for the "complete extermination" of many "races or cultures in our midst" shot dead nine people of foreign background, most of them Turkish, in an attack on a hookah bar and other