US President Barack Obama will visit the German city of Dresden and the former Nazi death camp at Buchenwald in June on a trip also taking in D-Day commemorations in France, the White House said Friday.
Marine archaeologists in Sweden have discovered what they believe to be the wreck of a Viking ship at the bottom the country's largest lake.
The global economic crisis hasn’t affected the German psyche much until now, but a new study released on Friday shows fears about the recession and job loss have surged dramatically.
Sweden’s Migration Board (Migrationsverket) doesn’t forecast a rise in the number of asylum seekers coming to the country, but instead expects more relatives of existing refugees to seek residency in Sweden.
A German doctor who accidentally killed a British patient will not be extradited to England, the Hamm public prosecutor’s office said on Friday.
Sweden’s foreign aid may not have any long-term positive effects for developing countries, according to a comprehensive review of Swedish foreign development assistance.
It might not exactly be “Wind of Change” by the Scorpions, but could a self-taught whistling orangutan become Germany’s next pop superstar? The Heidelberg Zoo thinks so and is putting out a CD of the primate’s musical stylings.
Commerzbank reported a sharp quarterly loss on Friday due to the financial crisis and its purchase of Dresdner Bank, but said it would recover by 2011 without additional state aid.
The Swedish Data Inspection Board has launched a probe into revelations that alcohol retail monopoly Systembolaget retains customer credit card details for up to ten years.
The Pirate Party will likely be the third largest vote-getter among Swedish political parties in upcoming European Parliamentary elections, according to a new forecast.
Markets welcomed unexpectedly good German industrial output data on Friday after Europe's biggest economy posted a slight rise in trade, signs it was not finished with recession but was starting to see some hope.
An estimated 800 people are set to lose their jobs in Lund in southern Sweden as mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson and wireless technologies firm ST-Ericsson announce new staff cutbacks.
Aggressive methods employed by Swedish banks for collecting money from borrowers in Latvia are the subject of a police investigation, according to the Latvian prime minister.
Archaeologists have unearthed an Ice Age goddess statue in the Swabian Alb mountain range that may be the oldest ever found, German daily Südwest Presse reported on Friday.
Sweden cleared another hurdle on Thursday in its bid to reach the finals of the ice hockey World Championships in Switzerland by defeating the Czech Republic 3-1.
Politicians in northeastern German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania want to make birth control available to low-income women for free to halt rising abortion rates, public broadcaster NDR reported this week.
Two prominent Left Party politicians are calling for Sweden to set up an independent truth commission to look into how Sweden cooperated with the United States during the war on terror.
German politicians expressed disappointment on Friday over a visit from Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman this week, saying he treated them like weaklings.
In the span of just a few weeks, Stockholm County police have made two large cocaine busts.
The high-ranking Taliban leader captured by German special forces will not be brought back to Germany for trial, parliamentary liaison to the Defence Ministry Christian Schmidt said on Friday.
A Swedish man in his sixties has been arrested in Cambodia on suspicions of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy.
Werder Bremen will face Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Cup final after second-half goals by Claudio Pizarro and captain Frank Baumann sealed a 3-2 win at Hamburg in Thursday night’s semi-final second leg.
A US Supreme Court Justice Thursday denied a bid by ex-Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk to block his extradition to Germany to face charges of aiding the wartime murder of thousands of Jews.