Out of its roughly 3,000 scheduled flights, 876 would be cancelled due to the strike, "affecting some 100,000 passengers".
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would seek a fourth term in elections next year to defend democratic principles.
German data protection authorities said they had blocked Facebook from collecting subscriber data from its subsidiary WhatsApp.
Growing xenophobia and rightwing extremism could threaten peace in eastern Germany.
Germany's weightlifting coach has called for seven countries, including Kazakhstan, to be banned from international competition/
A Syrian migrant set off an explosive device near a music festival in southern Germany that killed himself and wounded a dozen others.
Germany issued a 10-year bond at a negative interest for the first time with a yield of minus 0.05 percent.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday warned EU member states against drawing hasty conclusions about Britain's decision to quit.
With a spoon and spatula in hand an Iraqi refugee lifts the lid on a large pot filled with goulash and potatoes as he begins his shift.
Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.
A state-backed "bad bank" that would take over non-performing loans from a country's banks could also be an option for other countries.
The German government condemned dozens of coordinated sexual assaults against women on New Year's Eve in Cologne blamed on Arab men.
The German cartel authorities have banned the online hotel booking portal, Booking.com, from using 'best pricer clause.
Time magazine named German Chancellor Angela Merkel as its Person of the Year 2015, hailing her leadership during Europe's debt, refugee and migrant crises and Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
Hamburg residents voted in a crunch referendum on whether the northern German city should push ahead with its bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
Clashes broke out between hundreds of asylum seekers at a shelter in Berlin, in the second mass brawl to erupt over the weekend in Germany's crowded migrant accommodations.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel came under fire for her welcoming refugee policy from her powerful Bavarian coalition ally, who demanded she cap arrivals "in the national interest".
The international community must secure a binding deal against climate change at key UN talks in Paris next week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview published he thought the first explosion he heard a week ago at a Paris stadium was fireworks, but soon realised it was a terror attack.
German automaker Volkswagen, tainted by an emissions scandal expected to cost it billions, said it had postponed a planned investment in China.