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Ansbach attack suggests Islamist motive: Bavarian official

Ansbach attack suggests Islamist motive: Bavarian official

Bavaria's top security official said on Monday that he believes a failed asylum seeker who blew himself up and injured 12 people in the southern German town of Ansbach was driven by religious extremism.

German bar attacker Syrian, had psychiatric problems

German bar attacker Syrian, had psychiatric problems

A Syrian migrant set off an explosion at a bar in southern Germany that killed himself and wounded a dozen others late Sunday, authorities said, the third attack to hit Bavaria in a week.

Syrian migrant killed by own bomb at German bar

A Syrian migrant set off an explosion at a bar in southern Germany that killed himself and wounded a dozen others late Sunday, authorities said, the third attack to hit Bavaria in a week.

Most Germans fear terrorist attack after train axe assault: Poll

Bavarian police shot dead the teenager after he wounded four people from Hong Kong on the train and injured a local resident while fleeing.

Mother jailed for 14 years in Germany for killing four babies

A woman on trial in one of Germany's worst infanticide cases was convicted Wednesday of killing four of her babies and handed a 14-year jail sentence.

Germany: couple on trial after 8 dead babies found at home

A couple goes on trial in Germany after the remains of eight babies were found at their apartment.

France floods ease as Seine recedes

Across Europe, 18 people have been killed in floods that trapped people in their homes, felled trees and power lines, cut off roads and rail lines and forced rescuers to navigate swamped streets in lifeboats.

Four found dead in floods in France, Germany

Four found dead in floods in France, Germany

Heavy rains lashing parts of France, Germany and Austria cut roads, stranded people on rooftops and forced schools to close their doors.
 

Flash floods maroon towns in Germany, France

Incessant rain in regions of Germany, France and Austria led to flash flooding today, forcing residents to seek refuge on rooftops and stranding hundreds of pupils at their school overnight, authorities said.

Two arrested in Germany suspected of planning terror attack

The men were questioned in southern Bavaria on Thursday afternoon.
 

Angela Merkel isolated as EU partners slam door on refugees

Angela Merkel isolated as EU partners slam door on refugees

Abandoned by France, defied by eastern Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel cuts a lonely figure in her struggle for EU "solidarity" on the refugee crisis ahead of a Brussels summit.

Germany train crash: Head-on collision in Bavaria; 9 dead, around 100 injured

Germany train crash: Head-on collision in Bavaria; 9 dead, around 100 injured

Regional rail company Meridian said in a statement that a tragic accident occurred on the single-track route between Rosenheim and Holzkirchen. 

Germany probes arrested man's links to Paris attacks

 German officials have said they are investigating whether a 51-year-old man arrested in Bavaria last week is linked to the Paris attacks, even as police in his home country of Montenegro rejected a possible connection.

Angela Merkel to hold talks with coalition partners on refugee crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold emergency talks with the leaders of her two coalition partners over the weekend in a bid to resolve a dispute over tackling the refugee crisis, which is threatening to tear apart her two-year old government, as thousands of asylum seekers continued to stream into this country.

Merkel under pressure within Germany amid refugee crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel may need to brace for a constitutional challenge as the Bavaria state threatened to take legal steps with regard to the refugee crisis after a meeting of the cabinet.

Germany`s migrant flows endure, diverted to idyllic Bavaria

 Rolling hills give way to fog-shrouded Alpine peaks at the latest German migrant flashpoint, with war-scarred refugees unbowed by Berlin`s shock decision to impose border checks. 

Baghdad to Bavaria: A refugee family`s heart-rending odyssey

When the train`s map lit up showing it had crossed into Germany, an Iraqi refugee couple felt a rush of peace and joy. 

They and their baby had survived a hellish journey through the Balkans. At last their dream of a "beautiful life" far from bombs seemed within reach.

Germany expects up to 7,000 migrants from Hungary Saturday: Police

Germany expects up to 7,000 migrants from Hungary Saturday: Police

 Germany expects up to 7,000 migrants who have been stuck in Hungary to cross into the country via Austria on Saturday, federal police told AFP.

Record 3,500 migrants cross into south Germany: Police

German police have registered a record 3,500 migrant arrivals in a southern border region with Austria since Monday morning, federal police said.

Premature toddlers can offer clues to their future IQ

The intelligence quotient (IQ) of adults born very prematurely or with very low birth weight can be predicted when they are just toddlers.