Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu lambasts West over N-talks

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned P5+1 group of world powers over what he described as "their retreat from the red lines they had set in their nuclear talks with Iran", saying there is no reason to rush into a final deal with Tehran.

Barack Obama sent Iran message ahead of nuclear deadline: Report
Barack Obama sent Iran message ahead of nuclear deadline: Report

US President Barack Obama recently sent a private message to Iran`s leadership via Iraq`s prime minister, an Iranian newspaper reported Monday on the eve of a deadline for a nuclear deal.

John Kerry, awaiting Zarif, says `too early` to tell if Iran deal sealed

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Monday it was too soon to tell if a nuclear deal with Iran is possible as he awaited the return of Iran`s foreign minister from consultations in Tehran.

Germany, USA clash for final spot at Women`s World Cup
Germany, USA clash for final spot at Women`s World Cup

Germany and the United States clash in Montreal on Tuesday for the first final berth of the Women`s World Cup with champions Japan and England playing their semi-final in Edmonton on Wednesday.

Obama, Merkel say `critically important` for Greece to resume reforms: White House

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday agreed that Greece needed to find its way back to a path of reform and avoid an exit from the eurozone, the White House said.

Portugal, Sweden set up final clash at Euro U-21
Portugal, Sweden set up final clash at Euro U-21

Portugal swept Germany and Sweden beat Denmark in the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship on Saturday to set up a final clash due on Tuesday.

`Feminist drone` delivers abortion pills to Poland

Feminist activists on Saturday sent a drone from Germany to Poland carrying abortion pills to highlight the staunchly Catholic country`s restrictive abortion laws.

Germany, USA set up semi-final clash at Women`s World Cup
Germany, USA set up semi-final clash at Women`s World Cup

Top ranked Germany won a dramatic penalty shoot-out 5-4 to advance to the semi-finals at the Women`s World Cup on Friday.

John Kerry leaves for Iran talks as deadline for deal nears

US Secretary of State John Kerry, still on crutches after breaking his leg, headed to Vienna today looking to seal a legacy-making nuclear deal with Iran.

Angela Merkel urges Greece to accept `extraordinarily generous` offer
Angela Merkel urges Greece to accept `extraordinarily generous` offer

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Greece on Friday to accept an "extraordinarily generous" offer from its EU-IMF creditors, which includes at least 12 billion euros ($13.4 billion) in further rescue cash over the next five months.

Queen makes first visit to ex-Nazi concentration camp

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II made her first trip to a former Nazi concentration camp on Friday, visiting Bergen-Belsen just over 70 years after it was liberated by British forces, on the final day of her state visit to Germany.

Women's World Cup: France coach prepares battle for Germany juggernaut
Women's World Cup: France coach prepares battle for Germany juggernaut

France coach Philippe Bergeroo could be preparing his side for a military campaign as they take on top-ranked Germany in the quarter-finals of the Women`s World Cup on Friday.

Female ISIS recruiting network uncovered in Germany

German authorities have discovered a dozen female recruiters working for Islamic State (IS) who persuade other women in Germany to join the jihadist organisation, media reported on Friday.

Women's World Cup: Germany, USA continue quest for third title
Women's World Cup: Germany, USA continue quest for third title

Footballing giants Germany and the United States continue their quest for a record third title on Friday when they meet France and China respectively in the Women`s World Cup quarter-finals.

'Homeland' season 5 to be set in Germany
'Homeland' season 5 to be set in Germany

The next season of "Homeland" will be set in Berlin - and Mandy Patinkin has promised that Germany is "a major character in the piece".

British queen says must guard against division in Europe

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth urged Europe on Wednesday to guard against division in the continent, at a state banquet in Berlin where Germany`s president declared: "the European Union needs Great Britain".

Hungary reverses move to suspend EU asylum rule amid criticism

Hungary on Wednesday reversed its decision to suspend a key EU rule on processing asylum claims, a day after its announcement caused concern in Brussels and elsewhere.

German robbers chased away by shopkeeper wielding vacuum cleaner

 A German shop assistant in a late-night convenience store chased away two armed robbers demanding money with the hose of a vacuum cleaner she was using to clean her shop in Berlin`s Neukoelln district, police said on Wednesday.

More German women joining IS to fight, intelligence head says
More German women joining IS to fight, intelligence head says

 Germany`s domestic intelligence agency (BfV) fears a growing number of women have gone to Iraq and Syria to fight alongside Islamic State militants, its chief said on Wednesday.

Germany urged to investigate Al-Jazeera journalist arrest
Germany urged to investigate Al-Jazeera journalist arrest

 The German authorities should carry out an investigation into the two-day detention of Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour, a global rights watchdog said Wednesday.