- The Latest: Fiorentina signs Kone on loan Updated: Feb-01-16 4:54 pm
LONDON - The Latest on European soccer transfer deadline day (all times local):
- The Latest: Finnish prime minister still plans to open house Updated: Feb-01-16 2:05 pm
BERLIN - The Latest on the huge influx of asylum-seekers to Europe (all times local):
- ECB's Draghi: Risks from emerging markets have increased Updated: Feb-01-16 1:42 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has warned that the "downside risks" facing Europe's economy have increased due to the recent turmoil in emerging markets.
- Cologne pledges tight security for Carnival celebrations Updated: Feb-01-16 8:43 am
BERLIN - Cologne authorities say it's impossible to guarantee 100 percent security for the German city's famous Carnival celebrations starting this week, but security forces will be out in force to try to ensure people can enjoy the events without fear.
- Jermaine Jones frustrated by MLS suspension, contract offer Updated: Jan-28-16 7:06 pm
CARSON, California - Jermaine Jones wants to return home to play in Germany, or he wants to sign an acceptable contract offer from a Major League Soccer club.
- Report on 2006 World Cup bribery allegations due March 4 Updated: Jan-28-16 2:49 pm
BERLIN - The findings of an investigation commissioned by the German football federation (DFB) into bribery allegations concerning the awarding of the 2006 World Cup will be published on March 4.
- Austria's Hannes Reichelt tops downhill training Updated: Jan-28-16 11:41 am
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany - Hannes Reichelt of Austria posted the fastest time in training for a men's World Cup downhill on Thursday, five days after a heavy crash in another race, and amid a debate on how to make the courses less dangerous.
- Homesick and fed up: Iraqi refugees in Germany head home Updated: Jan-28-16 8:13 am
BERLIN - It's a change of heart that Iraqi immigrant Sekvan Agho never saw coming.
- Deutsche Bank scraps top management bonuses after big loss Updated: Jan-28-16 6:19 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Deutsche Bank co-CEO John Cryan says the group is making "good progress" on a wide-ranging restructuring but there will be no bonuses for top management after the bank lost 6.8 billion euros ($7.5 billion) last year.
- Russian FM: Germany should release info on rumored abduction Updated: Jan-28-16 5:59 am
MOSCOW - Russia's foreign minister is calling on Germany to provide information on the investigation into the temporary disappearance of a teenage German-Russian girl and denies that Moscow is interfering in the matter.
- Bundesliga CEO says European Super League could help Germany Updated: Jan-27-16 12:55 pm
LONDON - The head of the Bundesliga welcomed discussions about revamping the Champions League on Wednesday, seeing a potential European Super League as beneficial for German clubs.
- Holocaust victims honored 71 years after Auschwitz liberated Updated: Jan-27-16 12:20 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Dozens of elderly Holocaust survivors lit candles at Auschwitz on Wednesday, exactly 71 years after the Soviet army liberated the death camp that has become the most powerful symbol of the human suffering inflicted by Nazi Germany during World War II.
- Case of girl's disappearance stokes German-Russian tension Updated: Jan-27-16 12:10 pm
BERLIN - Germany is cautioning Russia against using the mysterious disappearance of a 13-year-old German-Russian girl in Berlin for political purposes.
- German government trims 2016 growth forecast to 1.7 pct Updated: Jan-27-16 8:26 am
BERLIN - The German government on Wednesday trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to 1.7 percent amid concerns over weakening growth abroad and global political tensions.
- Germany bans far-right Internet platform, arrests 2 Updated: Jan-27-16 6:29 am
BERLIN - The German government on Wednesday banned a far-right Internet platform that it accused of spreading "racist, xenophobic, anti-Semitic, homophobic and anti-Islamic content," and federal prosecutors said two people were arrested.
- Danish hospital says case of Zika virus discovered Updated: Jan-27-16 5:40 am
HELSINKI - A Danish tourist has been infected by the Zika virus after visiting southern and central America, Danish hospital officials say, but authorities said Wednesday it was not the first case in Europe.
- Man sought for buying chemicals reports to German police Updated: Jan-27-16 5:26 am
BERLIN - Police in the German city of Cologne say a man being sought for buying chemicals that could be used to make a bomb has turned himself in.
- Kristoffersen beats Hirscher again in World Cup slalom Updated: Jan-26-16 5:11 pm
SCHLADMING, Austria - Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway won his sixth slalom in a stellar World Cup season, matching a feat previously achieved only by three of the biggest names in ski racing history.
- Germany proposes short-term jobs for half a million Syrians Updated: Jan-26-16 2:53 pm
BAQAA REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan - Germany proposes creating up to 500,000 short-term jobs to help Syrian refugees survive in overburdened Middle Eastern host countries, the minister for economic cooperation said during a visit to Jordan on Tuesday.
- Clock ticks down on EU passport free travel dream Updated: Jan-26-16 1:48 pm
BRUSSELS - Passport-free travel and hassle-free business in Europe has never been in more danger.
- Iran signs flurry of business deals as leader visits Europe Updated: Jan-26-16 11:55 am
MILAN - Iran is signing business deals across Europe as its president embarks on a tour of the region to restore contacts after years of economic sanctions and international isolation.
- Bavaria threatens Merkel govt with lawsuit over migrants Updated: Jan-26-16 10:15 am
BERLIN - Bavaria on Tuesday threatened Chancellor Angela Merkel's federal government with a lawsuit if it doesn't take measures to further secure the German border and reduce the influx of asylum-seekers, escalating a long-running dispute over refugee policy.
- Russia to naturalize Schalke's Neustadter ahead of World Cup Updated: Jan-26-16 7:36 am
MOSCOW - Russia is preparing to hand a passport to Schalke midfielder Roman Neustadter in an attempt to strengthen its squad for the 2018 World Cup.
- Siemens sees profit rise sharply in final quarter of 2015 Updated: Jan-25-16 3:12 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - Siemens AG, maker of trains, power turbines and medical machines, says net profit rose 42 percent in the company's most recent quarter compared with a year earlier.
- Exhibit of Jewish artists' Holocaust works opens in Berlin Updated: Jan-25-16 11:43 am
BERLIN - Nelly Toll was 8 years old when she and her mother went into hiding in 1943 in Poland to escape the Nazis' death camps. The Jewish girl spent long hours in her tiny hideaway at a Christian family's home writing stories, keeping a diary and creating wonderful, bright paintings of a lost world.