Those who have lived in Germany for many years should actively show a “high level of loyalty”, the Chancellor said.
In its new concept paper on civil defence, the federal government discusses the concept of conscription, five years after it was abolished.
The government’s civil defence plan has been strongly condemned by the opposition party Die Linke, who say it could lead to people panic buying.
She reported she was raped by two men who also filmed as she said “stop” and “no”. Now Gina-Lisa Lohfink has been found guilty again of false accusations in one of the most controversial sexual assault cases in Germany.
An 18-year-old student at a night school in Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, has been told by a court that she cannot attend her classes while wearing a niqab.
The German government has warned that in some circumstances a vegan diet can be harmful to a person’s health, as the non-meat, non-dairy lifestyle experiences a boom in Berlin.
Police on the Danish island of Funen are treating a fatal stone-throwing incident as murder after a German tourist lost her life on a local motorway.
Berlin officials will commemorate David Bowie on Monday with a plaque in the district of Schöneberg, where he lived in the late 1970s.
The number of refugees trying to enter Germany through Switzerland has risen significantly in 2016, with the government reacting by increasing its border presence.
Lithuania on Monday signed its biggest ever arms deal for German-made armoured vehicles, as it seeks to allay concerns of a military resurgence of Russia on its doorstep.