Development groups have rejected charges laid out by a Jerusalem-based NGO watchdog accusing Sweden's aid community of sponsoring groups that contribute to the "demonization" of Israel.
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With the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party hoping to make inroads in three state elections this Sunday, a former member of Germany's far-right scene suggests how mainstream political parties should be confronting the extremists.
Hessian Science Minister Eva Kühne-Hörmann on Thursday presented fragments of a 2,000-year-old bronze equestrian statue of Roman Emperor Augustus found recently in a stream near Giessen.
More than seventy percent of Swedes are considering taking the vaccination against the new A/H1N1 influenza if the vaccine is approved, a new Skop survey commissioned by the Swedish Health and Welfare Board (Socialstyrelsen) has shown.
A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for raping a teenager and engaging in a series of webcam-related sex crimes involving 60 girls.
Bayern Munich look set to sign Real Madrid's Dutch winger Arjen Robben, according to reports in both the Spanish and German media on Thursday with the transfer window set to close next week.
The German Medical Association has called upon the new government to step up work to address a future shortfall in doctors, as two-thirds of German clinics look for new medical staff, and 75,000 doctors approach retirement by 2017.
Human rights group Amnesty International has argued that Sweden is taking part in torture after the country handed over its first prisoner in Afghanistan to local authorities, according to a report by Sveriges Radio news programme Ekot.
Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks has reported that sales of its vehicles collapsed by 54 percent in July.
Six months after the passage of Germany's stimulus package, four of the country's 16 states have yet to tap the €10 billion set aside by the federal government to stimulate growth, daily Bild reported on Thursday.
Interior Ministry Wolfgang Schäuble on Thursday downplayed the threat of an imminent terrorist attack in Germany before the general election in September.
Sweden's fervent defence of free speech has sparked a diplomatic storm with Israel over the government's refusal to condemn an article accusing Israeli soldiers of smuggling dead Palestinians' organs.
Global Gaming Factory X (GGF), the firm that wants to take over the Swedish file sharing site The Pirate Bay, has been roundly criticised by market watchers for not being able to prove that it has the money for the purchase.
Economists from leading German banks and economic research institutes on Thursday adjusted their 2010 growth forecasts for Europe's largest economy upwards amid improving signs for a healthy recovery after the financial crisis.
This Week's Highlights: A wine fest in Frankfurt, a fashion party in Cologne, and The Get Up Kids stop off in Munich.
Swedish archaeologists have announced the find of a 7th century burial ship, the oldest of its kind to be discovered in Scandinavia.
The government budgetary committee has opted not to have Germany’s Federal Court of Auditors review Health Minister Ulla Schmidt’s controversial use of her official car while on holiday in Spain.
A man walked into a jeweller's shop in Falkenberg in western Sweden and tried to sell some stolen valuables back to their former owner.
Locals in the remote town of Lengefeld have become the first civilians to take part in military training lessons as their homes are transformed into a makeshift Afghan village for Bundeswehr exercises. AFP’s Deborah Cole reports.
Stockholm city employees will be ordered to stub out their cigarettes at work from May 1st next year as the city is the latest Swedish municipality to announce a ban.
An Israeli lawyer in New York has sued Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet following the publication of an article forwarding allegations that the Israeli army harvested the organs of dead Palestinians.
With just over a month left until Germany’s general election on September 27, Dr. Jackson Janes from the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University offers a political primer of what’s at stake for Chancellor Angela Merkel and her challenger Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.