BERLIN - The University of Bayreuth stripped German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg of his degree Wednesday, a week after the disclosure that parts of his doctoral thesis were copied.
BERLIN - An encyclopedia that anybody can help to write - whether a pupil or a professor? Encyclopedia entries which are updated from one minute to the next? And all of that financed by reader donations? Ten years ago when online companies vanished almost as quickly as they appeared, nobody thought that a reliable encyclopedia could go online - without going bankrupt within a few months.
BERLIN - A Berlin pupil does not have the right to perform 'namaz', Islamic prayer rituals, at school, an appeals court in the German capital ruled Thursday.
BERLIN - A German court says that a Berlin high school doesn't have to provide a 16-year-old Muslim student with a private room to pray in during school hours.
BERLIN - German prosecutors have opened investigations into allegations of sexual abuse at two Roman Catholic schools - the first legal action since reports of priests abusing students surfaced in January.