- 1,300 march in Berlin in support of 2 journalists Updated: Aug-01-15 11:25 am
BERLIN - Some 1,300 people have rallied in Berlin in support of two journalists who prosecutors are investigating for treason over two reports revealing authorities' plans to expand surveillance of online communication.
- Berlin landmark daubed with anti-Semitic graffiti Updated: Aug-01-15 10:59 am
BERLIN - Berlin police say a well-known city landmark has been defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti in an incident that comes as thousands of Jewish athletes are in the German capital for the European Maccabi Games.
- Platini kicks off political fight for future of FIFA Updated: Jul-30-15 12:24 pm
GENEVA - Michel Platini hopes he made a decisive move early in the seven-month campaign to become FIFA president.
- Activists warn of refugee housing crisis in German capital Updated: Jul-29-15 9:22 am
BERLIN - A thousand refugees may be sleeping outside in Berlin each night because authorities in the German capital are overwhelmed with the sharp rise in asylum-seekers this year, an activist group said Wednesday.
- Europe's largest Jewish sporting event opens in Germany Updated: Jul-28-15 3:58 pm
BERLIN - Germany's president welcomed Jewish athletes on Tuesday to the first European Maccabi Games to be held in the country, at a site built by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics.
- Review: 'Phoenix' a masterful postwar drama set in Berlin Updated: Jul-23-15 4:09 pm
Out of the ashes of summer moviegoing emerges a masterpiece.
- Germany rejects criticism of its business ambitions in Iran Updated: Jul-23-15 12:29 pm
BERLIN - In the race to secure business deals with Iran, Germany was quickest out of the blocks.
- Police seize record quantity of meth in German capital Updated: Jul-22-15 8:32 am
BERLIN - Berlin police say they've made the biggest seizure ever of methamphetamine in the German capital, confiscating 4.5 kilograms (about 10 pounds) of the synthetic drug worth some 675,000 euros ($735,000) and arresting two alleged dealers.
- Europe's largest Jewish sporting event coming to Germany Updated: Jul-20-15 12:04 pm
BERLIN - Europe's largest Jewish sporting event is coming to Germany for the first time, bringing more than 2,000 Jewish athletes together from around the world to compete at a site constructed by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics.
- Merkel rules out 'haircut' for Greece, open to other relief Updated: Jul-19-15 11:55 am
BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday suggested that Germany would show flexibility in negotiating how Greece deals with its massive debt, but again ruled out writing off part of the money.
- Mixed German messages on Greece serve a purpose Updated: Jul-17-15 1:27 pm
BERLIN - German government officials have appeared to send mixed messages about their desire for Greece to keep using the euro - and that's just the way they want it.
- Skull of vampire film 'Nosferatu' director stolen in Germany Updated: Jul-15-15 3:40 am
BERLIN - Authorities say the skull of the director of 1920s silent vampire classic "Nosferatu" has been stolen from his grave in Germany.
- Germany to play friendly matches against England, Italy Updated: Jul-10-15 8:08 am
BERLIN - Germany will play friendlies against England and Italy as part of its preparations for the European Championship next year.
- Merkel walking line between German voters, European image Updated: Jul-10-15 3:20 am
BERLIN - As Athens staggers toward what may be its final deadline, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces one of the toughest decisions of her 10-year tenure: sacrifice political credibility at home by conceding more aid for Greece, or risk tarnishing her status as "queen of Europe" by sticking to her guns and facing the blame for the first-ever exit of a country from the euro.
- Greece's Tsipras short on allies as he tries to avoid ruin Updated: Jul-08-15 12:12 pm
BERLIN - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has stretched his EU partners' patience to the limit with months of missteps and contradictory moves and now, having just four days to save his country from ruin, is finding his list of allies is short.
- Police: Man breaks into Berlin restaurant, drinks Tabasco Updated: Jul-07-15 9:23 am
BERLIN - A man is in hot water after allegedly stealing a bicycle, pitching it through a Berlin restaurant window, then entering and quaffing half a bottle of Tabasco sauce - telling authorities he was thirsty.
- American forward Bobby Wood joins Union Berlin Updated: Jul-06-15 1:46 pm
BERLIN - American forward Bobby Wood has joined Union Berlin from German second division rival 1860 Munich.
- German court convicts Turkish man of terrorism charges Updated: Jul-06-15 10:23 am
BERLIN - A Berlin court has convicted a 28-year-old Turkish man of supporting a terrorist organization fighting in Syria and sentenced him to two and a half years in prison.
- S. Korean violinist wants border concert with North Korea Updated: Jul-06-15 2:05 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Violinist Won Hyung Joon wants to bring North and South Korean musicians together next month to perform on each side of the world's most heavily armed border. Standing in the way is the rivals' long, frustrating inability to move past their painful shared history.
- 'Candy Bomber' drops sweets from Utah's air for July 4 Updated: Jul-04-15 4:31 pm
OREM, Utah - A pilot who delivered candy to children in Berlin at the end of World War II parachuted sweets down to Orem to celebrate Independence Day.