Three US girls attempting to join IS detained in Germany
Three US girls attempting to join IS detained in Germany

Three American teenage girls, who were on their way to Syria allegedly to join the Islamic State terror group, were detained in Germany and sent back to the US, FBI officials said.

China-Afghan-Pak discuss roadmap for regional stability

China, Afghanistan and Pakistan on Sunday held trilateral dialogue here and discussed a range of strategic issues including drawing a roadmap for regional cooperation on war-torn Afghanistan and strengthening ties among them for peace and stability in the region.

Biggest strike in years cripples German rail service

Millions of travellers have been hit by one of the largest railway strikes in Germany which crippled train services across the country.

Ex-German professor makes Twitter splash saying `Nein`

Former Ivy League professor of German Eric Jarosinski seemed an unlikely Twitter phenomenon in the making, at least on paper.

Annika Beck claims maiden WTA title
Annika Beck claims maiden WTA title

Germany`s Annika Beck clinched her maiden WTA title on Saturday, sweeping past Czech fourth seed Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 6-2, 6-1 in the Luxembourg final.

US, European powers call for 'immediate' halt to Libya violence

The United States has joined Britain, France, Germany and Italy in calling for an "immediate" end to long-running violence there between government forces and militias.

Biggest strike in years cripples German rail service

German rail travellers were hit on Saturday by delays and disruptions on one of autumn's busiest travel weekends as the train drivers' union began one of its largest strikes in recent years.

Dunga has restored Brazil's confidence: Carlos Alberto Parreira
Dunga has restored Brazil's confidence: Carlos Alberto Parreira

Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has praised the Selecao's resurgence under new manager Dunga.

Germany pledges additional aid for Ebola fight

The German government has pledged another 84.7 million euros (about $108.1 million) to fight the Ebola epidemic, a government statement said Friday.

German hostages released by Philippine rebels

Two German hostages held by the Abu Sayyaf group have been released, said a senior Philippine military official Friday evening.

Germany to seize ID cards to stop jihadist travel

Germany today announced new measures to prevent its citizens from travelling to join the jihadist cause in Iraq and Syria, including confiscating their identity papers.

Philippine militants free 2 kidnapped Germans

Two Germans kidnapped and held for six months in the southern Philippines were released on Friday by a militant group just hours after it had threatened to behead one of them if no ransom payment was made, the Philippine defense chief said.

German train drivers call biggest strike since 2008

Rail travellers in Germany face an entire weekend of disruptions, cancellations and delays after the train drivers' union on Friday called their biggest strike since 2008.

German drones pledged to Ukraine 'can't fly in winter'

Germany may not send drones to help monitor the Ukraine-Russian border as promised, in part because the surveillance aircraft cannot operate in extremely icy temperatures, a lawmaker said on Friday.

German train drivers call weekend-long walkout

Rail travellers in Germany face an entire weekend of disruptions, cancellations and delays after the train drivers` union on Friday called for a new nationwide strike. 

Putin, Merkel have `serious differences` over Ukraine: Kremlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin have major differences over the origin and causes of the conflict in Ukraine, the Kremlin said following talks between the two leaders.

Philippine militants holding German hostages say may extend deadline

Islamist militants in the southern Philippines have said they are willing to extend Friday`s deadline to execute one of two German hostages by two hours if they receive word that ransom will be paid.

No Euro qualification worries for Germany: Franz Beckenbauer
No Euro qualification worries for Germany: Franz Beckenbauer

World champions Germany have no reason for concern over qualifying for Euro 2016 despite a recent 2-0 loss to Poland and 1-1 draw with Ireland, according to football great Franz Beckenbauer.

Indian women U-16 football team face tough Iran test
Indian women U-16 football team face tough Iran test

An acid test awaits India as they prepare to take on a strong Iran team in the their opening game of 2015 AFC U-16 Women's Championship China Qualifiers at the Bangabandhu Stadium here on Friday.

Germany in state of shock after poor Euro start
Germany in state of shock after poor Euro start

Just three months after their World Cup triumph, Germany are in a state of shock following the poor start to their Euro 2016 qualifiers with Joachim Loew vowing to make amends.