The gender pay discrepancy in Germany is one of the highest in the European Union.
The Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West turned out in the thousands, but were heavily outnumbered by counter-protesters.
After suspending aid to Malawi, Germany has funded an investigation into the biggest financial scandal in Malawi's history.
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor is pleased Germany's withdrawal is not due to lack of confidence in the Square Kilometre Array project.
Resentment is growing over German chancellor Angela Merkel's leadership and fiscal austerity measures.
With the war's centenary near, this is not a parlour game. Counterfactual conjecture allows us to see the conflict far more objectively.
Germany will allow babies born with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has captured a landslide victory in German elections for guiding Europe's top economy unharmed through the debt crisis.
Nigeria's sharp decline in inflation may be caused by a new 50% cash reserve requirement on public sector deposits held at commercial banks.
Angela Merkel is favoured to remain German chancellor for another four years as voting gets underway in the country.
Germany has rejected a suggestion it might have contributed to the sarin attack in Damascus after it was revealed the country sold chemicals to Syria.
Drivers have expressed anger as BMW faces huge lag times in replacing parts due to a new supply-management system at its central warehouse.
German power company RWE is shutting six domestic plants as the sector tots up the cost of the government's energy policy turnaround.
Some believe German Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to take 18 days' leave with just over a month to elections could be good for her campaign.
SA inflation figures, indicators of growth in Europe and China, US corporate earnings reports and elections in Japan will make for a busy week.
Everyone glows with health and happiness in Bad Füssing. As Ines Schumacher discovers, there’s definitely something in the water…
Germany's Foreign Affairs Minister Guido Westerwelle has lauded South Africa for its interventions in strife-torn countries on the African continent.
A dispute at a farm has left Zanu-PF caught between wanting to protect foreign investors and risking incurring the anger of its key support base.