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Gate stolen from former Nazi concentration camp "found" in Norway

German police are investigating whether a gate bearing the sign "Arbeit macht frei" (work sets you free) that was found in Norway is the one stolen in 2014 from the former Nazi concentration camp...

Ronaldo, Griezmann and Messi leads FIFA awards shortlist

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been joined by Antoine Griezmann in final shortlist for the FIFA best men's player of 2016 award announced Friday by the world governing body.

Germany: Flight ban law improves security for "citizens and business"

A new law that allows the German government to issue flight bans when there is a terrorist threat "improves security for citizens and business," Germany's Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said...

Ranieri, Santos, Zidane make FIFA awards coaching shortlist

Claudio Ranieri, manager of surprise Premier League champions Leicester City, has made the shortlist for football's best coach of the year award alongside Euro 2016 winner Fernando Santos of...

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole

Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon, was evacuated Thursday from the South Pole, the US National Science Foundation said.

Media: German Islamist spy mole was also gay porn star

A German intelligence official arrested on suspicion of disclosing sensitive information and planning an Islamist terrorist attack had also worked as a gay porn star, according to German media...

Syrian teen with headscarf complains of being kicked off Berlin tram

A 14-year-old Syrian girl was allegedly told to disembark from a tram in Berlin because the driver did not approve of her headscarf, police in the German capital said on Wednesday.

German edition of Erdogan-critical newspaper goes out of print

The German print edition of the Gulenist newspaper Zaman appeared for the last time on Wednesday after headquarters in Turkey were shut down as part of a crackdown on dissent by President Recep...

Six right-wing extremists arrested in Germany during raids

German police arrested six suspected right-wing extremists on Wednesday while conducting raids on locations associated with their criminal organization.

German court upholds fine against Pegida founder after refugee slurs

A court on Wednesday upheld a fine against the founder of Germany's anti-Islam movement Pegida for inciting hatred against foreigners by referring to refugees as "cattle," "garbage" and a "dirty...

German intelligence worker arrested following reported Islamist plot

A German intelligence employee who was operating undercover as an Islamist has been arrested for allegedly making extremist statements online, leaking sensitive material and planning an attack,...

Berlin spy chief warns Russian hackers could disrupt German elections

Germany's new spy chief warned on Tuesday of the threat posed to next year's general elections by Russian hackers as well as disinformation internet campaigns.

Around 900,000 connections offline in Germany after hacker attack

Hundreds of thousands of customers in Germany were kicked offline following a cyberattack targeting internet routers belonging to Deutsche Telekom customers, a government statement said late...

Germany's Gauck calls for continued US commitment to NATO

German President Joachim Gauck on Monday called on US president-elect Donald Trump to maintain US commitments for cooperation within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Lufthansa: 35 cancellations on Sunday despite end of strike

A four-day pilots' strike at German carrier Lufthansa ended Sunday, but the previous days' labour action is still causing cancellations.