BUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is backing Germany's Manfred Weber to be the centre-right's candidate to head the European Commission, national news agency MTI quoted Orban's cabinet chief Antal Rogan as saying on Thursday.
VIENNA Germany should push Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann as a successor to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and the government is making a grave mistake in not pushing harder, ECB policymaker Ewald Nowotny said on Thursday.
FRANKFURT Spain's Santander is the latest bank to be caught up in Germany's biggest post-war fraud investigation involving a share-trading scheme that the authorities say cost taxpayers billions of euros. | Video
FRANKFURT Power firm RWE will seek damages if Germany decides to shut down coal-fired power plants right away, its chief executive told a weekly paper.
BERLIN A man who took a woman hostage in Cologne on Monday was a 55-year-old Syrian who was granted asylum in Germany, police said, adding he was in a coma after being shot several times.
BERLIN Germany has deported a Moroccan associate of the Sept. 11 hijackers after he served most of a 15-year jail term for helping organise the 2001 attacks on U.S. targets, authorities said on Monday. | Video
FRANKFURT Germany's Transport Ministry said on Monday it would order roughly 100,000 Opel vehicles to be recalled as part of an emissions probe, after prosecutors searched the carmaker's offices earlier in the day.
FRANKFURT Germany will cut a green energy surcharge on consumers' electricity bills by 5.7 percent next year, but savings for households will be limited as other fees are expected to rise.
BERLIN Protestors from across Germany marched through Berlin on Saturday against racism, xenophobia and the far right in one of the country's biggest rallies of recent years. | Video
BERLIN Germany will extend temporary controls at its border with Austria for six months due to concerns the EU's external frontiers are not sufficiently protected, the interior ministry said on Friday.
ANKARA/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to abandon ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and has asked for audio recordings Turkish sources say indicate he was killed by Saudi agents. | Video