Germans cheer Sepp Blatter exit, warn against wasting reform chances
Germans cheer Sepp Blatter exit, warn against wasting reform chances

Chancellor Angela Merkel, who celebrated Germany`s fourth World Cup win with the players in Brazil last year, welcomed the departure of FIFA President Sepp Blatter as an opportunity to boost standards within soccer`s world governing body.

German ex-chancellor Kohl 'doing well' after two operations

Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl is doing "well under the circumstances" after undergoing two operations, his office said Tuesday, in response to alarming media reports about the health of the man who oversaw reunification.

Top German MEP says UK`s Cameron could lose EU veto

Britain could lose its prized EU veto on some subjects if it opts out from the commitment to "ever closer union" in the bloc`s treaties under David Cameron`s reform plans, a senior German euro-MP said.

Headline EU ready to discuss terms of asylum sharing: Commisioner

The European Commission is ready to discuss new ways to admit and distribute asylum seekers in the EU, its top migration official said Tuesday, after Paris and Berlin urged it to rethink its plans.

Former German Chancellor Kohl in intensive care: Report

 Former chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of German reunification, is in intensive care at a clinic in Heidelberg after surgery on his intestine, a magazine reported on Tuesday.

Indian-origin ex-German MP suspended from party

Indian-origin former German lawmaker Sebastian Edathy's membership in his Social Democratic Party (SPD) has been suspended for three years for possessing child pornography material.

FIFA women's world cup: Germany's hunt for third crown in 12 years
FIFA women's world cup: Germany's hunt for third crown in 12 years

Germany`s women head to Canada looking to emulate their men`s World Cup success as Silvia Neid`s side aim to mark her swansong with a third world crown in 12 years.

Woman, 102, to get doctorate, 77 year after Nazis blocked it

 A 102-year-old German woman is set to become the oldest person to receive a doctorate which will be awarded to her by the Hamburg University next week, 77 years after the Nazis blocked it because she was Jewish.

Berlin, Paris urge Brussels to rework EU asylum plan

Germany and France Monday urged the EU to find a fairer way to admit and distribute asylum seekers, as their leaders were to meet the European Commission chief in Berlin.

France, Germany urge revision of EU asylum plan

 European powerhouses France and Germany on Monday called on the EU to revise its plan to admit asylum seekers landing in Europe, saying there was insufficient "balance".

France, Germany urge revision of EU asylum plan

 European powerhouses France and Germany on Monday called on the EU to revise its plan to admit asylum seekers landing in Europe, saying there was insufficient "balance".

France, Germany call for revision of EU asylum plan

European powerhouses France and Germany on Monday called on the EU to revise its plan to admit asylum seekers landing in Europe, saying there was insufficient "balance".

Zee Media Exclusive: Traffic test on three major cities of the world!

Considering India's traffic system, which is going from bad to worst, Zee Media carried out a reality check on traffic system of three major world cities- Berlin, Singapore and Vancouver.

Putin getting left out of G-7 meeting, but not much else

When President Barack Obama and other world leaders gather in Germany next week, Russia's Vladimir Putin will be left off the guest list, part of his punishment for more than a year of alleged Kremlin-supported aggression in Ukraine.

German hostage in Afghanistan is free: Berlin

A German aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan in April is free and safe, the German Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

Germany`s Steinmeier warns situation in east Ukraine turning `fragile`

Germany`s foreign minister warned on Friday that the situation in Ukraine`s separatist east was turning more "fragile" and that negotiators must focus their efforts on averting a further deterioration.

Angela Merkel vows `constructive` role to help keep Britain in EU

Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Friday Germany would play a "constructive" role to help keep Britain in the EU and work with Prime Minister David Cameron to reform the 28-nation bloc.

Tighter border controls block African migrants in Italian Alps

Some 200 mostly Eritrean migrants heading northwards from Italy were turned back by police in the Italian Alps on Friday and left sleeping in train stations as European countries tightened frontier checks before a global summit in Germany.

Germany sent to EU court over airport security

The EU referred Germany to court Thursday for failing to regularly monitor security measures at some airports, but said it was not related to the Germanwings crash.

Germany drops war crimes case against former SS soldier due to dementia

Germany will not prosecute a former Nazi SS soldier who allegedly helped kill more than 300 people in Italy during World War Two because he has dementia and is unfit to stand trial, prosecutors said on Thursday.