The police chief of northern Afghanistan and two German soldiers were among seven people killed in a suicide bombing at the Takhar governor's office Saturday.
It hasn’t been a good year for Berlin Zoo. First celebrity polar bear Knut died suddenly in March, now a baby elephant has succumbed to a virus.
Germany’s Christoph Flügge has been appointed presiding judge in the forthcoming war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic.
The driver of a bus that drove into a crowd of people on a busy pedestrian square on Saturday has told police that the brakes failed as she attempted to bring the vehicle to a halt.
German racing car driver Nico Rosberg was lucky to escape unscathed after a spectacular crash during a training session ahead of Saturday’s Monaco Grand Prix qualifying race.
Two people have died after a small helicopter crashed just north of Stockholm early on Saturday afternoon.
A pre-school teacher in Gothenburg has been reported to the police on suspicion of assaulting a 2-year-old girl earlier this week, prompting several parents to keep their children at home, local newspaper Göteborgs-Posten reports.
Germany's energy ethics commission is to recommend a complete phaseout of nuclear power by 2021. The independent body’s report is due to be submitted to Chancellor Angela Merkel this weekend.
Support for Sweden’s king has dropped rapidly in the wake of recent scandals, with a new poll indicating that less than half the population wants King Carl XVI Gustaf to remain on the throne.
Five teenage girls are to be questioned in connection with the brutal assault of a 14-year-old girl who was beaten unconscious at a school in Malmö on Friday.
Ninety-three people in Sweden, most of them children, have been diagnosed with narcolepsy since taking the swine flu vaccine Pandemrix last winter, according to figures from the Swedish Medical Products Agency (Läkemedelsverket).
Authorities are struggling to determine the source of a deadly strain of bacteria in Germany that has already claimed nine victims.
Three people have been arrested in Borlänge in central Sweden after a man in his twenties was run over and killed after two groups clashed in the town on Friday night.
It's a motor rally with a difference: souped-up "green" vehicles going head to head in an international eco-marathon to see who runs the longest on as little energy as possible.