Merkel, jeered on visit to refugees, says no to xenophobia

Dozens of protesters heckled Chancellor Angela Merkel and waved placards that read "traitor" on Wednesday when she visited an eastern German town where anti-refugee protests erupted into violence at the weekend.

Germany`s Christina Schwanitz wins world shot put title
Germany`s Christina Schwanitz wins world shot put title

Germany`s Christina Schwanitz won the women`s shot put at the world championships on Saturday.

Germany`s Marco Koch wins world 200m breaststroke gold
Germany`s Marco Koch wins world 200m breaststroke gold

Germany`s Marco Koch won men`s 200m breaststroke gold at the world swimming championships on Friday to deny Hungary`s Daniel Gyurta an historic fourth straight title in the event.

Tour de France: Andre Greipel secures hat-trick of stage wins
Tour de France: Andre Greipel secures hat-trick of stage wins

Andre Greipel made it a hat-trick of Tour de France stage wins on Sunday as he won the 183km 15th stanza from Mende to Valence.

Hard slog beckons for Rafael Nadal`s dreadlocked destroyer Dustin Brown
Hard slog beckons for Rafael Nadal`s dreadlocked destroyer Dustin Brown

Dustin Brown rocketed into the limelight when he knocked Rafael Nadal out of Wimbledon but the dreadlocked German is now facing the harder task of regular life slogging round the tennis circuit.

Tunisia makes first beach attack arrests as UK urges fightback
Tunisia makes first beach attack arrests as UK urges fightback

Tunisia said Monday it had made its first arrests after a beach massacre that killed 38 people, as European officials paid tribute to victims of the country`s worst jihadist attack.

At least 8 Britons, one Belgian, one German among Tunisia dead

Eight Britons, one Belgian and one German have been identified among the 38 people killed by an Islamist gunman at a Tunisian beach resort, the health ministry said Saturday.

30 years on, Boris Becker still making Wimbledon waves
30 years on, Boris Becker still making Wimbledon waves

Thirty years after he stormed to his first Wimbledon title, driven by a confident, teenage swagger, Boris Becker is still making waves at Wimbledon.

Denmark, Germany reach U21 Euro semi-finals
Denmark, Germany reach U21 Euro semi-finals

Denmark and Germany reached the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic after taking the top two spots in Group A on Tuesday.

Berlin, Rome, Paris protesters say yes to migrants

Thousands of people took to the streets in several European cities on Saturday, in a show of solidarity with migrants seeking refuge in Europe and against austerity measures in debt-ridden Greece.

Sabine Lisicki's world record of 27 aces in a match
Sabine Lisicki's world record of 27 aces in a match

German tennis ace Sabine Lisicki set a world record for serving aces in a women's singles match by firing 27 aces past Swiss Belinda Bencic to win her second round outing at the Aegon Classic here.

Soccer "minnows" hit back at German idea to weight FIFA votes
Soccer "minnows" hit back at German idea to weight FIFA votes

For the head of Pakistani soccer, a German proposal to change the one country, one vote system within the sport`s ruling body FIFA would not only be undemocratic, but also deal a major blow to nations struggling to develop the game domestically.

Tommy Haas proves you can't keep a good man down
Tommy Haas proves you can't keep a good man down

Tennis`s great survivor Tommy Haas begun yet another injury comeback this week after a year out following shoulder surgery.

Greek minister changes tone, but sticks to anti-austerity line

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis struck a conciliatory note on Monday in a long battle over a cash-for-reforms deal, calling a meeting with his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin helpful.

Indian, US, German rights groups say Internet.org threatens net neutrality
Indian, US, German rights groups say Internet.org threatens net neutrality

About 60 digital rights groupsfrom several nations across the globe, including India, the U.S., the Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, Austria and others, have criticized Facebook's Internet.org initiative, saying that it undermines net neutrality.

German TV show featuring Heidi Klum abandoned after threat
German TV show featuring Heidi Klum abandoned after threat

"Germany's Next Top Model" finale was forced to be shut down after someone made a call saying that explosive would go off.

Spanish Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole ahead of Lewis Hamilton
Spanish Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole ahead of Lewis Hamilton

Nico Rosberg ended his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton`s run of domination in qualifying this season when he secured his first pole position of the year in Saturday`s qualifying session for Sunday`s Spanish Grand Prix.

Arrested German TV crew had no permits, say Qataris
Arrested German TV crew had no permits, say Qataris

Qatari authorities say they arrested a German television crew for filming a documentary without permission, not because of corruption allegations or the building conditions for the 2022 World Cup it exposed.

German Timo Boll beats Wong Chun Ting to reach World Table Tennis quarters
German Timo Boll beats Wong Chun Ting to reach World Table Tennis quarters

Timo Boll, one of the biggest draws at the World Table Tennis Championships, advanced to the men's singles quarter-finals here on Friday.

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' boycotted by German cinemas
'Avengers: Age of Ultron' boycotted by German cinemas

 While "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is doing an impressive business at the global box office in its first weekend, many small towns in Germany were left without the Marvel blockbuster.