- Paderborn, Freiburg relegated from Bundesliga on final day Updated: May-23-15 12:00 pm
BERLIN - Paderborn and Freiburg were relegated from the Bundesliga on the last day of the season Saturday, while Hamburg clinched the relegation playoff spot and Stuttgart stayed up.
- Karin Knapp beats Roberta Vinci to win Nuremberg Cup Updated: May-23-15 10:48 am
- 6 missing after fire at guesthouse in southern Germany Updated: May-23-15 9:29 am
BERLIN - Six people are missing and feared dead after a fire at a guesthouse in southern Germany, police said Saturday.
- German woman, 65, gives birth to quadruplets Updated: May-23-15 6:25 am
BERLIN - A 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets after a pregnancy that was widely criticized by medical professionals because of her age, RTL television said Saturday.
- Lufthansa to propose unannounced drug checks for pilots Updated: May-22-15 12:48 pm
BERLIN - The chief executive of German airline Lufthansa says unannounced tests to check pilots for prescription drugs might help improve air safety.
- Nazi-looted painting from Gurlitt art trove to go on sale Updated: May-22-15 11:56 am
LONDON - A painting that was seized by the Nazis and only recently returned to the Jewish owner's heirs is going on auction.
- Scolari out of a job, without many supporters in Brazil Updated: May-22-15 9:56 am
SAO PAULO - Not long ago, Luiz Felipe Scolari was seen as an indisputable hero in Brazil. Most agreed he was the perfect coach to lead the national team at the home World Cup.
- Dutch art sleuth helps German police track down Nazi art Updated: May-22-15 8:44 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis said he helped German police recover two massive bronze horse sculptures crafted for Adolf Hitler, as more details emerged Friday about an amazing trove of Nazi-era art seized by authorities this week.
- ECB tells governments: Don't wait to fix Europe's economy Updated: May-22-15 7:39 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says governments that share the euro currency shouldn't wait for better times to push through reforms that would boost sluggish growth.
- Poland presidential vote could bring return to turbulence Updated: May-22-15 7:22 am
WARSAW, Poland - Presidential candidate Andrzej Duda is a new face in Polish politics, but he may herald a return to an older era when his right-wing party held power.
- German business confidence drops slightly in May Updated: May-22-15 7:01 am
BERLIN - A closely watched survey shows German business confidence has slipped slightly as companies expressed satisfaction with their current situation but increasing worries about the future.
- FIFA scandals while Sepp Blatter has been president Updated: May-22-15 5:48 am
GENEVA - FIFA has been routinely called "scandal-plagued" for much of Sepp Blatter's 17-year presidential reign.
- Berlin art show pairs impressionist, expressionist paintings Updated: May-22-15 3:14 am
BERLIN - Camille Pissarro's famous "Boulevard Montmartre at Night" shows a brightly illuminated avenue in Paris - the city lights turned into gentle dabs of oil paint. Next to the French impressionist's 1897 work is a painting by German expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner from 1912 depicting a Berlin street scene in flashy yellow, blue and black - the broad brush stokes clearly visible.
- German spy chief says mistakes made in cooperation with NSA Updated: May-21-15 6:23 pm
BERLIN - Germany's foreign spy chief said Thursday that his agency made mistakes in its dealings with U.S. counterparts, but warned that probes intended to shed light on possible wrongdoing could threaten intelligence cooperation with allies.
- Germany charges 2 alleged members of Islamic State group Updated: May-21-15 12:32 pm
BERLIN - German prosecutors say they have filed terror charges against two men they say are members of the Islamic State group who traveled to Syria via Turkey in May 2014.
- Rwandan convicted in Germany could face more prison time Updated: May-21-15 9:12 am
BERLIN - Germany's top criminal court ruled Thursday that there was sufficient evidence to find a former Rwandan mayor guilty of participating in genocide and sent the case back for the lower court to reconsider his conviction last year on a lesser crime.
- ECB committed to see stimulus program through, account shows Updated: May-21-15 8:16 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Accounts of the European Central Bank's last meeting show it is committed to completing its 1.1 trillion-euro ($1.2 trillion) stimulus program.
- Bundesliga relegation battle set for exciting finale Updated: May-21-15 7:03 am
BERLIN - The Bundesliga relegation battle is going to the wire with just three points between the bottom five clubs going into the season's final round. Four of them face each other on Saturday. Hertha Berlin, one point above them, is not yet safe either as the German league provides a nail-biting finish at the bottom.
- Bayer Leverkusen extends coach Roger Schmidt's contract Updated: May-21-15 6:35 am
LEVERKUSEN, Germany - Bayer Leverkusen and coach Roger Schmidt have agreed a contract extension by three years through June 2019.
- Germany adds Jews to anti-Semitism group after criticism Updated: May-21-15 5:34 am
BERLIN - Germany's Interior Ministry says it has appointed two Jews to a new commission on anti-Semitism in response to criticism that there was none among the original eight experts chosen.
- German train drivers, rail operator to enter arbitration Updated: May-21-15 3:14 am
BERLIN - A German train driver's union says it's ending its strike early after it agreed with the country's largest rail operator to take a labor dispute to arbitration.
- Goodell mentions Germany, Mexico for possible games Updated: May-20-15 3:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A future regular-season NFL game in Mexico or Germany was discussed by NFL owners Wednesday.
- German lawmakers agree to symbolic payments to Soviet POWs Updated: May-20-15 1:03 pm
BERLIN - German lawmakers have agreed to make symbolic payments to former Soviet prisoners of war in acknowledgement of their suffering at the hands of the Nazis.
- German black market art probe finds 2 Hitler horse statues Updated: May-20-15 12:11 pm
BERLIN - A German investigation into black market art has recovered two bronze horse statues that once stood in front of Adolf Hitler's grand chancellery building in Berlin as well as other Nazi-era pieces that had been lost for decades.
- Paralympian wants new study into advantages of prosthesis Updated: May-20-15 12:06 pm
BERLIN - German Paralympian Markus Rehm is calling for a new scientific study to determine whether his carbon-fiber prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage.