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.

German gunman who shot two people has mental problems: Investigators

 A gunman, who killed two people in Ansbach, a town 40 km southwest of the German city of Nuremberg, on Friday might have had psychological abnormalities, German media reported.

Gunman kills two in Germany's Bavaria, arrested
Gunman kills two in Germany's Bavaria, arrested

At least two people have been shot dead after a lone gunman fired indiscriminately in Germany's Bavaria region in southern province.

G7 summit to discuss wars, jihadists, Grexit fears

The Bavarian Alps venue may look tranquil, but global turmoil -- from Ukraine to Islamist militants and the Greek crisis -- dominates the agenda of the G7 summit, which is being held without Russia.

Mid-year talks to shape fate of climate pact

Negotiators are gearing for twin meetings next week that may determine whether the vaunted 2015 Paris climate accord will be a big bang or a fizzle.

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.

Schalke, Augsburg suffer Champions League setback
Schalke, Augsburg suffer Champions League setback

Schalke 04 and Augsburg`s hopes of reaching next season`s Champions League suffered a setback on Sunday after their goalless Bundesliga draw in Bavaria.

German spy agency HQ damaged in `Watergate` flood

The future headquarters of Germany`s spy agency was flooded after thieves made off with water taps from the site, in a costly incident local media on Thursday dubbed "Watergate".

Jailed ex-Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness wins partial freedom
Jailed ex-Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness wins partial freedom

Former Bayern Munich boss Uli Hoeness was on Friday granted day-release for the remainder of his prison term for tax fraud, justice officials said.

Kurdish fighters begin weapons training in Germany

The German military has begun training 32 Kurdish fighters from northern Iraq at an army school in Bavaria on handling weaponry provided by Berlin to support their battle against Islamic State jihadists, officials said on Sunday.

Frankfurt, Augsburg share spoils in Bundesliga

Frankfurt` s Jan Rosenthal scored the equaliser to ensure at least one point against a courageous Augsburg on home soil in the 17th round of Bundesliga Football.

Munich set to bid for 2022 Winter Games

Munich`s 2022 Winter Games bid has been approved by the German Olympic Committee (DOSB) after a vote Monday.

Guardiola wanted Neymar at Bayern: Hoeness

The former Barcelona boss was keen to lure the Brazil international to Bavaria until the Champions League winners moved for Mario Gotze instead.

Bayern Munich 1-1 Borussia Monchengladbach: Bavarians frustrated in final fixture before winter break

Jupp Heynckes` men bossed the game in Bavaria from start to finish but were indebted to Xherdan Shaqiri for salvaging a point against obdurate opponents

Attacker injures 9 students in Germany: Police

Police say a 19-year-old armed with an ax has attacked a high school in southern Germany, wounding nine students.