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German police shoot knife-wielding man who charged into station

German police officers fatally shot a knife-wielding man who charged into their police station in the western city of Duisburg late Saturday.

Thirty injured after refugee home burns down in Germany

Thirty residents of a refugee home in north-western Germany were injured in a fire, one of them seriously, a spokeswoman for the district of Paderborn said Thursday.

Woman injured, 2 horses dead in highway accident in Germany

Two horses being walked by their owner were frightened by the explosion of heavy-duty firecrackers and ran onto a nearby autobahn in western Germany, colliding with a passing car, a police...

More explosives found in Germany following bomb-making arrest

Following the arrest of a suspected bomb maker in Germany's Lower Rhine region, police said they found explosives in the flat of a second man on Tuesday.

German police nab 49 kilograms of cocaine hidden in banana crates

German police on Friday reported confiscating 49 kilograms of cocaine hidden in banana crates, a haul that would have had a street market value of about 4 million to 5 million euros (4.2 million...

German court hands Islamic State jihadist nearly 7 years in prison

A German court on Thursday sentenced a 23-year-old jihadist who fought in Syria on behalf of the Islamic State group to six years and nine months in prison.

Terrorist suspect who revealed Dusseldorf plot extradited to Germany

An Islamic State suspect who allegedly revealed plans to carry out suicide attacks in the city of Dusseldorf has been extradited from France to Germany, the Karlsruhe prosecutor's office said...

German broadcaster sues Turkey over confiscation of interview

German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) said Monday it is suing the Turkish government for the release of an interview it conducted with one of its ministers that was seized earlier this month.

Booming Bundesliga blows away transfer spending record

The 2016 off-season saw Bundesliga clubs spend more money than ever before on new players as the 18 teams spent upwards of 450 million euros (510 million dollars).

Coaches pick Bayern to win Bundesliga title, Leverkusen picked once

Bayern Munich are not only the bookmakers' favourite to defend their Bundesliga title but also the top pick for the overwhelming majority of the league's coaches themselves in a questionnaire...

Suspected Islamic State recruiters targeted by raids in Germany

German police carried out a series of raids early Wednesday at locations associated with three suspected supporters of the Islamic State group, the federal prosecutor's office said.

German minister warns public after alternative cancer drug deaths

Germany's health minister warned the public against untested medicines on Saturday, after the deaths of three people who had received a form of alternative cancer treatment.

Olympians face crucial decision on Russian participation in Rio

The IOC executive board holds a conference call Sunday to decide on Russian participation at the Rio Olympics - with legal matters the key for any kind of decision relating to allegations of...

German drivers reluctant to trust world's first parking robot

The world's first robot for parking cars, operating at Germany's Dusseldorf airport, is having trouble being accepted, a spokesman for the airport told dpa Saturday.

Pope Saint John Paul II relic stolen from Cologne Cathedral

A relic containing a piece of cloth with a drop of blood from the late Pope Saint John Paul II has been stolen from Germany's Cologne Cathedral, police said on Sunday.