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Kids call for climate action at a "Fridays for Future" protest in Leipzig, Germany in August.

Germany’s considering a new tax on meat — but it might not be a model for Democrats who want Americans to eat fewer hamburgers

German politicians are considering a controversial tax on meat to boost animal welfare, fight climate change, and improve human health.

12 fun facts about Oktoberfest that might surprise you

Did you know that the first Oktoberfest, in Munich, Germany, was held in 1810, and was actually to celebrate a royal wedding?
Groups of students visit the Sachsenhausen concentration camp memorial outside Berlin.

Germany’s far-right party has drawn controversial comparisons to Nazis and they’re forcing the country to reconsider how it deals with the...

The far-right Alternative for Germany party wants to undermine the country's atonement for Nazi crimes, and openly derides its WWII memorials.
Australia was ranked among the top 10 best countries for tourists in 2019.

The 25 best countries for tourists in 2019, ranked

The World Economic Forum ranked the best countries for tourists in 2019 based on metrics like business environment, safety, and price competitiveness.
The Porsche Taycan takes on the Ring.

Elon Musk says he wants to put a Tesla Model S on the legendary Nürburgring race track in Germany. Here’s what that’s all about.

Nürburgring lap times are sort of silly, but they do provide a rough basis by which to compare fast cars.
Supporters of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats gather at an Election Day party on Sunday in Dresden, Saxony.

A far-right party just made big gains in eastern Germany days after reports one of its leaders marched with neo-Nazis in 2007

The AfD party made gains in the Brandenburg and Saxony regions in elections Sunday, cementing its strength in the formerly communist east.
Supporters of the right-wing populist party Alternative for Germany at a rally in Brandenburg an der Havel.

Germany’s far-right populist party is poised to surge in the former Communist East 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

The far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to dominate in East German elections amid anti-immigrant sentiment and economic woes.

Shares are dropping after Germany confirms its economy shrunk last quarter, fanning recession fears

German business confidence has also slumped to its lowest level in more than six years.

Global recession signals flash again as German business confidence falls to its weakest in 7 years

Germany said gross domestic product shrank by 0.10% in the second quarter, stoking concerns of a recession within Europe's largest economy.