German far-right party leader to fight election with baby by her side

Frauke Petry, the pregnant leader of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, plans to take her baby on the campaign trail for this year's general election.

Around 700 cannabis plants discovered in Leipzig penthouse

A cannabis farm with around 700 plants has been discovered in a penthouse flat in the German city of Leipzig, police said on Friday.

German officials saw no suicide risk before terror suspect's hanging

German officials said on Thursday they found no indication that the Syrian refugee suspected of planning a bombing attack at an airport in Berlin was at risk of suicide, one day after the key terrorist suspect was found hanged in his prison cell.

German police under pressure to explain terrorist suspect's suicide

German lawmakers have slammed the suicide of a Syrian terrorist suspect in his cell as a "fiasco" and a "tragedy" as police and justice officials face pressure on why the high-risk 22-year-old was able to take his own life.

Germany bomb attack suspect commits suicide in prison cell

A Syrian man suspected of planning a bomb attack on a German airport was found dead in his cell late Wednesday at a prison in Leipzig, officials have confirmed.

German police arrest Syrian bomb suspect

A Syrian man suspected of planning a bomb attack in Germany has been arrested in the eastern city of Leipzig, police said on Twitter early Monday.

German right-wing leader's car set on fire in alleged arson attack

The car of Frauke Petry, leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), was set on fire Friday night, likely in an act of arson.

Police: Terrorism scare at German hotel caused by prank call

A terrorism scare that prompted German authorities to seal off a hotel in the eastern city of Leipzig was caused by a prank call from Austria, police said Tuesday.

Dead pig addressed to Merkel found on building site of Leipzig mosque

A dead pig with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's name smeared onto it was found on the building site of a mosque in Leipzig, police said on Thursday.