BRUSSELS When Donald Trump called the European Union "wonderful" and said he was "totally in favour of it", some Brussels officials feared the headline was a hoax, given the U.S. president's earlier apparent disdain for the bloc. | Video
BERLIN Germany has not been notified of any planned visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan ahead of an April 16 constitutional referendum, Berlin said on Friday.
BERLIN Germany does not yet have a full picture of the approach U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is taking on foreign, security and trade policy but is keen to engage with Washington on these issues, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Friday.
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany Germany's BASF , the world's largest chemicals group by sales, forecast a rebound in earnings this year after higher petrochemical prices boosted profits in the final three months of 2016.
BERLIN China for the first time became Germany's most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States, which fell back to third place behind France, data showed on Friday.
BERLIN Two senior members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Thursday warned election rivals the Social Democrats (SPD) against politicising Germany's efforts to increase military spending, saying security threats made such steps essential.
BERLIN Germany's economy is in full swing, the government said on Thursday, a state of affairs that also led to a record 2016 budget surplus likely to irritate much of the rest of the European Union and play directly into election politics.
FRANKFURT Germany's central bank posted its smallest profit in more than a decade in 2016 after setting aside money against potential losses on the bonds it is buying as part of the European Central Bank's stimulus programme, its annual report showed on Thursday.
BIELEFELD/BERLIN, Germany His only experience of governing in Germany is as a town mayor. She is Europe's most powerful leader. Yet Martin Schulz wants to end Angela Merkel's 11-year run as chancellor and fundamentally shift Germany's role in Europe. He might just pull it off. | Video
BERLIN Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) have drafted a law to discourage corporations from granting high pay packages to top managers by capping the tax deductions they can get through writing them off as business expenses.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia will sweep one of the terminals at Kuala Lumpur international airport for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong Nam was murdered there with a nerve agent last week, as authorities said they would issue an arrest warrant if a North Korean diplomat wanted over the death did not come forward.