Germany warns Greece over reforms as radical left rises

Germany`s finance minister warned Greece that any new government must respect commitments made by its predecessor, as the country moved closer to early elections that EU officials fear would be won by a radical leftist party.

Manuel Neuer cautious over Ballon d`Or prospects
Manuel Neuer cautious over Ballon d`Or prospects

Germany`s World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer on Friday played down his prospects of securing the World Player of the Year award over holder Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Germany on high alert over terror attack threats

German security forces are on high alert as fears grow that terror attacks by radical Islamists might be carried out in any part of the country, according to a leaked report published Tuesday by the Bild newspaper.

Record 17,000 rally against `Islamisation` in Germany

A record 17,000 anti-Islamic protesters rallied for their tenth demonstration in as many weeks Monday in eastern Germany, celebrating the rise of their far-right movement by singing Christmas carols.

Germany sees no need to ease Russia sanctions despite minister's concerns

Germany sees no reason to think about changes to the EU`s sanctions regime against Moscow at the moment, a government spokeswoman said, after the foreign minister expressed concern that Russia could be destabilised if sanctions were not eased.

Christoph Kramer extends stay at Leverkusen
Christoph Kramer extends stay at Leverkusen

German international midfielder Christoph Kramer, currently on loan at Borussia Moenchengladbach, has signed a contract extension tying him to parent club Bayer Leverkusen until 2019, Bayer announced Monday.

Germany plans trauma centre for IS rape victims: Minister

A German government minister said on Monday Berlin aimed to set up a trauma centre for victims of a mass rape campaign by the Islamic State militant group.

Mats Hummels can`t rule out Borrusia Dortmund relegation
Mats Hummels can`t rule out Borrusia Dortmund relegation

Mats Hummels says there is no guarantee Borussia Dortmund will avoid relegation next May after finishing the first-half of the Bundesliga season in the bottom three.

Germany condemns `cruel cowardice` of Pakistan attack

Germany on Tuesday condemned the "cruel cowardice" of a Taliban attack that killed at least 130 people, most of them children, in an army-run school in Pakistan.

Robot flies to Germany as airline passenger from Los Angeles

A humanoid robot with a head, hands and feet and wearing stylish red sneakers boarded a flight for Germany at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday, becoming what was billed as the first robot traveling as a paid passenger on an airline.

15,000 join anti-Islam protest in eastern Germany

A record 15,000 people marched Monday in eastern Germany against "asylum cheats" and the country`s "Islamisation" in the latest show of strength of a growing far-right populist movement.

Merkel warns Germans not to fall prey to anti-immigrant group

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned a wave of protests against immigrants, asylum seekers and the "Islamisation" of the country and warned Germans not to be "exploited" by extremists.

Pak hockey players to get grand welcome after CT performance
Pak hockey players to get grand welcome after CT performance

Pakistan Hockey Federation has planned a grand welcome for its team, which finished runners-up in the just-concluded Champions Trophy, when the players return home tomorrow via the Wagah border.

France, Germany discuss Ukraine crisis with Poroshenko

The leaders of France and Germany discussed a shaky ceasefire deal and economic reforms for Ukraine in a telephone call with President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday.

Germany beat Pakistan 2-0, bag 10th Champions Trophy title
Germany beat Pakistan 2-0, bag 10th Champions Trophy title

Olympic champions Germany clinched the Hero Champions Trophy title with a convincing 2-0 win over Pakistan in the summit clash, snapping their five-year old jinx in the elite eight-nation event at the packed Kalinga Stadium, here on Sunday.

Pakistan edge past India 4-3 to enter Champions trophy final
Pakistan edge past India 4-3 to enter Champions trophy final

A misfiring India squandered a golden opportunity to create history as they went down 3-4 against arch-rivals Pakistan in a high-voltage semifinal of the Hero Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here on Saturday.

Germany end Australia's Champions Trophy reign
Germany end Australia's Champions Trophy reign

Olympic gold medallists Germany quashed Australia`s bid to win a sixth successive Champions Trophy field hockey title, ousting the side 3-2 in the semi-final on Saturday.

Champions Trophy Hockey, 2nd semi-final: India vs Pakistan - As it happened...
Champions Trophy Hockey, 2nd semi-final: India vs Pakistan - As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of Champions Trophy Hockey tournament second semi-final between India and Pakistan, being played at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.

German court foils bid to make Snowden testify in Berlin

 Germany`s top court Friday threw out an opposition bid to get whistle-blower Edward Snowden invited to testify in Berlin before a parliamentary committee inquiring into US spying activities in Germany.

German parties lose court bid to quiz Snowden in Berlin

Germany`s top court said on Friday it rejected a bid by leftist opposition parties to call former NSA contractor Edward Snowden as a witness in a parliamentary probe of US intelligence activities.