Currently, victims reporting a rape to police must not only demonstrate that they verbally declined sex but also that they physically resisted.
Police shoot dead masked man who took hostages in German cinema complex in Viernheim, south of Frankfurt
Despite earlier reports in the German media that between 20 and 50 people were hurt, police said none of the hostages were injured in the attack.
The rail agency claims a local company duped it by trading on a German rail firm’s name and reputation.
In the macho world of international football, Germany have taken a more spiritual approach by employing a yoga teacher at Euro 2016.
A renewed bilateral commitment brings Berlin's total assistance to the African intergovernmental body to more than €500-million.
The Energiewende programme has been a success, silencing critics ahead of COP21. All that's missing is viable storage and that now appears possible.
There is a need for a funding model that will assist the talented needy but require those who can to pay for their tuition,
Germans are opening their hearts to their new arrivals but the humanitarian crisis will only grow.
While European countries continue to weigh up their migrant policy, hundreds of thousands of refugees continue to flee war and poverty.
Thousands of exhausted migrants received a hero's welcome Sunday as they streamed into Western Europe.
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.