The country's intelligence agency is set to impose "higher surveillance" on groups affiliated with the AfD, despite previous criticism of the spy network for allegedly shielding neo-Nazis who committed serious crimes against minorities.
A German man was involved in a deliberate attack seeking to mow down immigrants in an attempt to kill them. Such acts of violence against immigrants are part of an increasingly hostile political atmosphere in Germany against refugees.
US Ambassador Richard Grenell openly threatened German companies with penalties for building gas pipeline Nord Stream II and wants Qatar to challenge Russian dominance in gas exports to Europe.
Abdul Hamid S, who was working as a linguistic and cultural adviser with the German army, "is believed to have passed insights to an Iranian intelligence agency," prosecutors say.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras she hoped both countries would "lend each other support" for their common prosperity. The Greek president pressed Merkel on wartime reparations, an issue Berlin says is closed.
Police searched courtrooms in at least six cities across the country after receiving bomb threats and other security alerts, officials and media say.
German police have found no trace of a 100-kg Canadian coin since an elaborate late-night heist in March 2017 from the Bode Museum.
Experts have a mixed forecast for the new year, predicting there will be no danger of crisis in the European Union, but warning there will be slower growth.
German police arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with one of the country's biggest data breaches. A Twitter account published personal data and documents from German politicians and public figures, including Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Mercedes, Germany's trademark car company, wants to develop a self-driving car, increasing fierce competition with firms like Uber, Google, General Motors and Volkswagen.
The French striker shared a string of angry posts on Twitter and Instagram on Saturday aimed at those who had criticised him for eating a gold-coated steak.
Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he was expecting lower tax revenues that regularly exceeded expectations and weaker growth in 2019 as headwinds from trade frictions hamper exports.
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