Seventy years after the trials of top Nazis began in Nuremberg, Germany is racing against time to prosecute the last Third Reich criminals to make up for decades of neglect.
German President Joachim Gauck said the world is confronted with a "new type of war" perpetrated by terrorists bent on killing those who refuse to follow their "barbaric ideology".
Germany's interior minister called for family reunification rights of Syrian asylum seekers to be limited, saying the country cannot cope with a doubling of its already record refugee numbers.
EU regulators have given Volkswagen 10 days to clarify its own admission that nearly a million of the company's cars emit more CO2 pollution than originally claimed.
French President Francois Hollande paid tribute to Helmut Schmidtas a "great European" after the former West German chancellor died at the age of 96.
Fitch ratings agency on Monday cut Volkswagen's credit rating by two notches, saying that a widening pollution cheating scandal has exposed weak corporate governance at the German auto giant.
Germany plans to speed up repatriations of rejected asylum-seekers from new central hubs, Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition allies agreed, vowing to bring order to a record migrant influx.
Moody's hit embattled German automaker Volkswagen with a credit downgrade, saying the company's reputation and earnings were at risk from the growing emissions cheating scandal.
Thousands of shrieking teenage fans greeted superstar Jennifer Lawrence as the final movie of "The Hunger Games" blockbuster franchise had its world premiere in Berlin.
Volkswagen sales in the US market appeared to take a hit last month from the company's huge emissions scandal.
Commerzbank, Germany's second biggest lender, said that profits were down in the third quarter, but it still planned to pay out a dividend to shareholders for the whole year.
Germany will send thousands of rejected asylum applicants back to the Balkans in the coming months as Berlin toughens its stance on economic migrants in the face of a refugee crisis.
Germany's foreign minister said he did not expect international talks in Vienna to yield a breakthrough on ending the war in Syria.
German auto giant Volkswagen said that the global pollution-cheating scam it is currently embroiled in pushed it deeply into the red in the third quarter and would hurt earnings for the whole of 2015.
European Union and Balkan leaders struggled Sunday to reduce tensions over how to tackle the migrant crisis as Slovenia warned the bloc will "start falling apart" if it fails to take concrete action within weeks.
German auto giant Volkswagen steered clear of a fresh blow in its emissions-rigging scandal, saying that another type of diesel engine which had raised concerns was not fitted with software designed to dupe testers.
Germany's xenophobic PEGIDA movement drew widespread condemnation from lawmakers and Jewish groups after a speaker at an anti-refugee rally used Nazi-era rhetoric.
Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank accidentally sent $6 billion to a client after entering the wrong numbers, Bloomberg News reported.
Tens of thousands of people massed in the eastern German city of Dresden in counter rallies over the anti-migrant movement PEGIDA, with one demonstrator left seriously injured in a brief clash between the two sides.
Scandal-plagued Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest lender, announced a major business and management shake-up that would "fundamentally change" its leadership structure.