As Germany celebrated Good Friday, it was a day of protest for some and frustration for plenty of others.
The prospect of a ban on the controversial Church of Scientology dimmed on Friday with a campaign by Bavaria’s Interior Minister failing to gain traction.
Three German soldiers were killed Friday in a gun battle in the Kunduz region of Afghanistan, in one of the deadliest firefights of the Bundeswehr’s mission in the war-torn country.
With the €6.7 billion Large Hadron Collider experiment finally kicking into life this week outside Geneva, Switzerland, scientists began smashing together tiny particles at virtually the speed of light, to see what happens.
Geologists are urgently investigating the subterranean ground outside Bernburg in Saxony Anhalt after a massive section of earth abruptly collapsed, leaving a 40 metre-deep crater.
China's Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. (BAIC) has said it wants to invest in Saab after it failed to buy the Swedish car company, according to a newspaper interview published on Thursday.
After advancing in the the Sony Ericsson Open men's quarter-finals in Miami, Roland Garros runner-up Robin Söderling will face off with Tomas Berdych in Friday's semi-final showdown.
A 16-year-old boy who committed 15 sexual offences in Gothenburg in the autumn, including two rapes, is to be placed in secure institutional care after being diagnosed with a mental illness.
Thousands of drunk Norwegians stormed the Swedish border to invade the town of Strömstad on the Swedish west coast – as they do every Maundy Thursday.
Russian archivists have said that Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg may have still been alive after July 17, 1947, Swedish news magazine Fokus reported on Thursday.
The head of Germany's Catholics has admitted in a Good Friday message that victims of child abuse had been inadequately cared for because of the Church's effort to protect its reputation.
German automaker Daimler pleaded guilty to US charges of bribery and agreed to pay €136 million to settle the affair, the US government said overnight Friday.