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Philippines` Rodrigo Duterte sorry for dead German hostage

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologised on Tuesday for failing to save an elderly German hostage who was beheaded by Islamic militants, but insisted ransoms should not be paid.

Police search Berlin properties linked to Christmas market attacker's mosque

The German Police on Tuesday searched more than 20 properties in Berlin with links to a mosque visited by the Tunisian asylum seeker who killed 12 people at a Christmas market.

Over 3,500 crimes against refugees registered in Germany

Law enforcement officials in Germany registered 3,533 attacks on refugees and asylum-seekers in 2016, which resulted in 560 people, including 43 children.

Three injured in car attack in Germany

Three people were injured in the German city of Heidelberg when an unidentified man drove a car into a pedestrian area, media reports said.

Angela Merkel formally nominated for German election run

Angela Merkel formally nominated for German election run

Angela Merkel's conservatives have formally nominated the German chancellor as her party's top candidate for the September parliamentary election in the region where she has her political base.

136 Turks with diplomatic status sought asylum in Germany: Ministry

More than 130 Turkish diplomats, soldiers and their family members have sought refuge in Germany since last July`s failed coup.

18 Afghan asylum seekers sent home from Germany

A group of 18 Afghan nationals whose application for asylum in Germany was rejected and who were deported, arrived in Kabul on Thursday.

Saudi Arabia seeks death for suspect in Germans` shooting

Prosecutors in Saudi Arabia are seeking the death penalty for a suspect accused of opening fire on German diplomats, a newspaper reported on Monday.

Germany slams Russia over Ukraine rebel passports

Russia announced on Saturday a decree recognising such passports and other documents, a move Kiev called a "provocation".
 

Adolf Hitler's dreaded red telephone sold for USD 243,000

Adolf Hitler's dreaded red telephone sold for USD 243,000

Adolf Hitler's personal telephone which the Nazi dictator used to give deadly orders during the World War II has been sold for a whopping USD 243,000, more than double the starting price at a US auction.

Ukraine soldier killed in clashes despite ceasefire

One soldier has been killed and another wounded in eastern Ukraine, the army said Monday, as it accused rebels of breaking a new truce deal announced at the weekend.

Fossil of small crocodile may be new species

Fossil of small crocodile may be new species

Scientists discovered the new species, which they call Knoetschkesuchus, by carrying out the 3D reconstruction of the fossil skull of a reptile.

Germany raids apartments of four Turkish imams suspected of spying

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said the four imams were members of Ditib, Germany`s largest association of mosques.

German couple found dead in Australia's outback

An elderly German couple have been found dead in Australia's outback after becoming disorientated and wandering from the official path, police said today, following a record-breaking heatwave in the country.

Germany rules out attack in Hamburg airport closure

Firefighters and ambulances were rushed to Hamburg airport after some 50 people at one terminal complained of eye irritation and breathing difficulties.

Germany arrests Algerian, Nigerian attack plot suspects

German police in overnight raids arrested an Algerian and a Nigerian man suspected of planning an Islamist attack.

Philipp Lahm, Bayern Munich star, to retire at the end of season

Philipp Lahm, Bayern Munich star, to retire at the end of season

Lahm has led his team to the glorious 2014 FIFA World Cup, which put his name alongside Diego Maradona, Franz Beckenbauer and Lothar Matthaus.

Migration, Brexit and Donald Trump to dominate European Union summit

Migration, Brexit and Donald Trump to dominate European Union summit

European Union leaders will try to rally together to revive the beleaguered bloc at a special summit in Malta Friday in the face of "threats" from migration, Brexit and Donald Trump.

Fed Cup: Serena Williams, Venus Williams to skip first round tie against Germany

Fed Cup: Serena Williams, Venus Williams to skip first round tie against Germany

US captain Kathy Rinaldi announced her squad on Wednesday for the best-of-five match tie which doesn't include the Williams sisters.

Angela Merkel in Turkey to salvage battered alliance

Angela Merkel in Turkey to salvage battered alliance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Turkey on Thursday for the first time since the failed July coup, seeking to keep a key partnership alive after a series of crises.