Train with migrants bound for Munich halted at Hungary-Austria border

A train that left Budapest for Munich at 0910 GMT with migrants on board is standing at the Hungarian-Austrian border at Hegyeshalom waiting for "authorities` action", Hungarian railway operator MAV told Reuters on Monday.

Pablo Larrazabal holds off Henrik Stenson challenge to win in Munich
Pablo Larrazabal holds off Henrik Stenson challenge to win in Munich

Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal fought off a late challenge by world number seven Henrik Stenson to card a final round of 66 and clinch victory by a stroke at the BMW International Open in Munich on Sunday.

Magical recovery boosts golfer Rafael Cabrera-Bello in Munich
Magical recovery boosts golfer Rafael Cabrera-Bello in Munich

A magical recovery at the 18th hole helped Rafael Cabrera-Bello fire a five-under 67 to grab a one-stroke lead in the BMW International Open second round in Munich on Friday.

Nazi-looted painting from Munich fetches 1.55 million

A Nazi-looted painting that was hidden for decades has smashed expectations at a rare sale in London as investigators work painstakingly to identify the origins of hundreds of other works from the same haul.

Smartphones pose danger for cardiac device wearers
Smartphones pose danger for cardiac device wearers

If you wear a cardiac device such as a pacemaker, better keep away from smartphones, researchers say.

Six missing after fire at guesthouse in southern Germany

Police in Germany say six people are missing after a fire at a guesthouse in Bavaria.

Quick-change Andy Murray working to acclimate to Madrid
Quick-change Andy Murray working to acclimate to Madrid

Andy Murray was working on Tuesday to make a one-day turnaround from slow, heavy conditions in Munich to the high-altitude, faster-bouncing clay of the Spanish capital in order to be ready for an opening challenge at the Madrid Masters.

Andy Murray's Munich final postponed for a day due to rain
Andy Murray's Munich final postponed for a day due to rain

World number three Andy Murray will have to wait a bit longer at his first shot at a clay court title after the Munich final on Sunday against Germany`s Philipp Kohlschreiber was postponed for a day due to rain.

Merkel says Germans can never forget death camp horrors

Germans will never forget the "unfathomable horrors" that the Nazis inflicted at the death camps, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday at a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp near Munich.

Something old, new for newly-wed Andy Murray in Munich
Something old, new for newly-wed Andy Murray in Munich

There is something old and something new for newly-wed Andy Murray when the world number three launches his clay-court season at Munich`s ATP tournament on Thursday.

Leander Paes-Radek Stepanek enter quarter-finals in Munich
Leander Paes-Radek Stepanek enter quarter-finals in Munich

India's Leander Paes and his doubles partner Czech Republic's Radek Stepanek defeated Jan-Lennard Struff and Dominic Thiem 6-1, 6-7(3), 10-5 to enter the quarter-finals of BMW Open here on Wednesday.

Are you set to chug down some strong beer at the Starkbierfest in Munich?
Are you set to chug down some strong beer at the Starkbierfest in Munich?

Avril-Ann Braganza

Patrick Certain talks to Avril-Ann Braganza about the beer fest that has religious roots

Kremlin says accords underpinning Ukraine truce must be "unconditionally observed"

The package of measures underpinning a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine must be "unconditionally observed", Russian President Vladimir Putin`s spokesman said on Sunday.

Ukraine military says some rebel shelling but ceasefire generally observed

Ukraine`s military said on Sunday pro-Russian rebels had shelled Ukrainian positions ten times since a ceasefire came into effect at midnight, but that the truce was in general being observed.

Poroshenko, rebel chief vow to respect ceasefire

Both Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Saturday pledged to respect a ceasefire due to come into force within hours, after fierce fighting plunged the truce into doubt.

Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire: Kiev military

The Ukrainian military said on Saturday there was no let-up in a pro-Russian rebel offensive in east Ukraine with separatist forces trying to seize more territory before a ceasefire comes into force at midnight.

Ukraine fighting kills 27 as clock ticks to ceasefire
Ukraine fighting kills 27 as clock ticks to ceasefire

Fighting raged in Ukraine on Friday as the clock ticked down to a ceasefire that will be a first test of the commitment by Kiev and pro-Russian separatists to a freshly-inked peace plan.

Russia hopes all sides to Minsk agreement will observe it

Russia expects that all sides to the agreement reached in Minsk on solving Ukraine`s conflict will observe its terms, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

No agreement to free hunger striking Ukrainian pilot: Russia

Russia has not agreed to free a Ukrainian military pilot, Nadia Savchenko, who was detained in June and is on her 63rd day of a hunger strike, a Kremlin spokesman said on Friday.

Key points of new Ukraine peace plan

Kiev and pro-Russian rebels agreed a peace roadmap Thursday after marathon negotiations in Minsk involving the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine.