- The Latest: Barcelona 0 Bayern 0 at half time Updated: May-06-15 3:42 pm
BARCELONA, Spain - 9:37 p.m.
- FIFA hits back at German TV after arrests in Qatar Updated: May-06-15 2:38 pm
GENEVA - FIFA has heavily criticized its broadcasting partner in Germany for a documentary about World Cup hosts Russia and Qatar that was aired after a reporter revealed his filming crew had been arrested in Doha and had footage and personal data deleted.
- Germanwings co-pilot tested descents hours before crash Updated: May-06-15 2:04 pm
PARIS - A co-pilot who purposely crashed a Germanwings A320 plane into the French Alps appeared to have rehearsed sending the jet into a deadly descent on another flight just two hours earlier, investigators said Wednesday.
- Merkel aide denies wrongdoing in German-US spy affair Updated: May-06-15 11:40 am
BERLIN - Germany's top security official denied any wrongdoing after appearing Thursday before a parliamentary committee over allegations that the country's spy agency acted against national interests in its cooperation with U.S. counterparts.
- Germany: 4 arrests in alleged plot to attack Islamic targets Updated: May-06-15 10:34 am
BERLIN - German authorities conducted raids across the country on Wednesday, seizing explosives and arresting four people accused of founding a right-wing extremist group to attack mosques and housing for asylum seekers.
- BMW profits rise on SUVs, strong sales in UK, US Updated: May-06-15 10:28 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - German luxury carmaker BMW increased its profits in the first quarter thanks to strong demand for its expensive SUVs and higher sales in the U.S. and Britain as well as in a recovering European market.
- German court overturns entry ban for Russian Night Wolves Updated: May-06-15 9:34 am
BERLIN - A Berlin court has overturned an entry ban on a group of nationalist Russian bikers planning to commemorate the defeat of Nazi Germany 70 years ago by riding their motorcycles through the capital to mark the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.
- Tornado causes widespread damage in northeast German town Updated: May-06-15 7:22 am
BERLIN - A tornado has caused widespread damage in a small town in northeastern Germany, ripping off most of a church roof and covering streets in debris. Elsewhere, a man was killed by flying debris.
- Germany sees rise in anti-Semitic, anti-foreigner crime Updated: May-06-15 6:20 am
BERLIN - Germany's top security official says new statistics show a sharp rise in anti-Semitic offenses last year, as well as in crimes against foreigners.
- Germany bans extremist Turkish paper, conducts raids Updated: May-06-15 2:59 am
BERLIN - The German government says it has banned a leftist-terrorist newspaper published by the Turkish extremist group DHKP-C and conducted raids across the country in connection with the ban.
- Juventus beats Real Madrid 2-1 in 1st leg of CL semifinal Updated: May-05-15 6:11 pm
TURIN, Italy - Former Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata came back to haunt his old club as he sent Juventus on its way to a 2-1 victory over the holders in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Tuesday.
- Five paintings missing since WWII returning to Germany Updated: May-05-15 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON - Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers.
- Austria files criminal complaint over alleged NSA snooping Updated: May-05-15 2:10 pm
VIENNA - Austria is asking for a legal investigation of allegations that the German intelligence service helped the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdrop on the country's political leaders.
- Swiss bank UBS sees profit jump as rich park their cash Updated: May-05-15 9:40 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Swiss bank UBS Group AG says net profit almost doubled in the first quarter as money from rich clients flowed into its wealth management businesses.
- Guardiola to face Messi and Barcelona in Champions League Updated: May-05-15 7:29 am
BARCELONA, Spain - Pep Guardiola is headed home to visit Lionel Messi and his Barcelona teammates in the Champions League semifinals.
- Volkswagen won't rush choice of new board chair Updated: May-05-15 4:49 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - The acting chairman of Volkswagen AG says the company won't rush its choice of a new chair after the resignation of company patriarch Ferdinand Piech.
- Lufthansa's operating loss narrows on lower fuel costs Updated: May-05-15 3:41 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - German airline Lufthansa saw its operating losses narrow in the first quarter as fuel costs fell in the wake of lower oil prices.
- Berlin police make city's largest-ever cocaine seizure Updated: May-04-15 2:37 pm
BERLIN - Berlin police on Monday found more than 386 kilograms (850 pounds) of cocaine inside banana boxes at a discount grocery chain in what authorities say is the largest-ever seizure of the drug in the German capital. No arrests have been made.
- Texas looks to German experience for Astrodome plans Updated: May-04-15 1:31 pm
BRAND, Germany - It rose on a former Soviet airfield south of Berlin, a towering hangar bigger than a dozen football fields where ambitious entrepreneurs planned to revive Germany's zeppelin industry. That dream died in 2002 when funding ran out, but the building was reborn as a massive popular tropical theme park, complete with a rainforest, a beach, waterslides and more than 850 hotel beds.
- EU, German heads at funeral of former Polish FM Bartoszewski Updated: May-04-15 11:37 am
WARSAW, Poland - Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, the former Auschwitz prisoner who helped save Jews from the Holocaust and later became Poland's foreign minister, was a joyful person who inspired deep respect, top European officials said in eulogies Monday at his state funeral in Warsaw.
- Murray wins BMW Open for 1st clay-court title Updated: May-04-15 9:11 am
MUNICH - Andy Murray won his first clay-court title on Monday when he overcame Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (4) in the rain-delayed final of the BMW Open.
- German train drivers to start 5-day strike Tuesday Updated: May-03-15 1:10 pm
BERLIN - A union representing German train drivers has called members out on a five-day strike starting Tuesday, its longest walkout yet in an increasingly bitter dispute with the national railway operator.
- Merkel joins survivors, US vets to mark Dachau liberation Updated: May-03-15 11:58 am
DACHAU, Germany - It was a shocking, horrifying "beautiful day."
- Hamburg wins again, escapes Bundesliga relegation zone Updated: May-03-15 11:40 am
- Greece lauds German president's call for possible redress Updated: May-03-15 11:29 am
ATHENS, Greece - A top Greek lawmaker has welcomed the German president's call for his country to consider World War II redress to Greece as a gesture "of historical significance."