Germans convicted of stealing from Egypt's Great Pyramid

An Egyptian court sentenced three Germans and six Egyptians to five years jail for stealing fragments of a pharaonic artefact from Cairo's Great Pyramid, a judicial source said.

First Japan-linked child returns home under abduction treaty

The Japanese government has helped return a boy to his German home in the first such case since adopting an international treaty on cross-border child custody disputes, an official said Wednesday.

Soriano replaces injured Fabregas in Spain squad
Soriano replaces injured Fabregas in Spain squad

Villarreal mid-fielder Bruno Soriano replaced injured Cesc Fabregas in the Spain's 23-member squad that will face Belarus and Germany.

Germany set for USA, Australia friendlies
Germany set for USA, Australia friendlies

World champions Germany are set to face Australia next March and the United States next June in friendly internationals, team manager Oliver Bierhoff revealed on Tuesday.

Marco Reus in heat of transfer interest from top European clubs
Marco Reus in heat of transfer interest from top European clubs

Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus, is the subject of major interest from top European clubs and the latest to join the race is Chelsea. Reports suggest that the 25-year-old is keen to work under Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge. Reus, who has been one of Dortmund's major players to have made an impact, could leave the German giants as early as January, according to reports running on Tuesday.

Poland desperate to show Germany win was no fluke
Poland desperate to show Germany win was no fluke

Poland face Georgia on Friday desperate to show that their shock win over Germany in Euro 2016 qualifying Group D was no fluke as their fans dream of a new era of international success.

Recovering Andre Schuerrle to miss Germany internationals
Recovering Andre Schuerrle to miss Germany internationals

Winger Andre Schuerrle will miss Germany`s Euro 2016 qualifier against Gibraltar this week and the friendly against Spain after a nagging infection led him to miss a significant amount of training in recent weeks.

Sabine Lisicki vows Germany will be back after Fed Cup defeat
Sabine Lisicki vows Germany will be back after Fed Cup defeat

German tennis sensation Sabine Lisicki has said on Monday that Germany will be back after their Fed Cup defeat to Czech Republic.

Petra Kvitova leads Czechs to third Fed Cup title in four years
Petra Kvitova leads Czechs to third Fed Cup title in four years

Petra Kvitova handed the Czech Republic their third Fed Cup title in four years after beating Angelique Kerber in the final on Sunday to give her team an unbeatable lead over Germany.

Nawaz Sharif on two-day official visit to Germany from Monday

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is visiting Germany from tomorrow to bolster bilateral ties, especially cooperation in trade and economic sector.

Merkel says fall of Wall proves `dreams can come true`

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday praised the courageous citizens who peacefully brought down the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, calling the momentous day proof that "dreams can come true".

Google doodle celebrates 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall
Google doodle celebrates 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Today marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Google has commemorated this event with a video doodle.

Thousands protest in Romania over presidential vote

Some 10,000 people protested in Romania on Saturday, accusing the government of limiting voting from citizens living abroad in last weekend`s presidential polls.

Iraq says foreign trainers `late` as bombs rock Baghdad

Iraq said Saturday foreign military trainers who will aid its fight against jihadists are welcome but "late", as a wave of car bombs killed dozens, highlighting enormous security challenges ahead.

Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall's fall

Germany on Saturday celebrates the 25th anniversary of the night the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the collapse of communism and the start of the country's emergence as the major power at the heart of Europe.

Czechs 2-0 up against Germany in Fed Cup final
Czechs 2-0 up against Germany in Fed Cup final

World number four Petra Kvitova got the Czech Republic off to a strong start against Germany in the Fed Cup final on Saturday, winning 6-2 6-4 over Andrea Petkovic in the opening match in Prague.

Germany court rejects petition against railway strike

 A railway strike by engine drivers in Germany, which crippled train services and hit millions of travellers, is expected to cause further disruptions after a court in Frankfurt blocked an attempt to stop it.

Germany launches celebration weekend for Berlin Wall`s fall

Germany kicks off celebrations Friday marking the 25th anniversary of the epochal fall of the Berlin Wall, set to culminate with rock stars and veteran freedom activists joining a millions-strong crowd.

The man who opened the Berlin Wall 25 years ago

 He might not agree with the label, but Harald Jaeger is the man credited with opening the Berlin Wall.

Germany desperate to end 22-year wait for Fed Cup title
Germany desperate to end 22-year wait for Fed Cup title

Germany tackle favourites Czech Republic this weekend looking for a first Fed Cup title since 1992, their heady days of tennis when Steffi Graf was in her prime.