25 years after Berlin Wall tumbled, East bands rock on

They have been rocking arenas nearly as long as the Rolling Stones but unlike Mick and Keith, they`re from a country that no longer exists. 

Freedom of movement within EU not negotiable: Germany

The freedom of movement within the European Union (EU) is not negotiable for Germany, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesperson Monday, following a report saying Germany would rather see Britain leave the EU if it curbs internal immigration.

NALCO comes on board as associate sponsor for Hockey Champions Trophy
NALCO comes on board as associate sponsor for Hockey Champions Trophy

Hockey India on Sunday announced National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna company, as an associate sponsor for the upcoming Hero Champions Trophy, which is scheduled to be held at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from December 6 to 14.

Germany says UK reaching `point of no return` on EU: Report

 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned British Prime Minister David Cameron he is approaching a "point of no return" with the European Union over his immigration proposals, a report Sunday said.

Berlin begins quest to host 2024 Summer Olympic Games
Berlin begins quest to host 2024 Summer Olympic Games

Berlin will on Monday launch a campaign to host either the 2024 or 2028 summer games -- 78 years after Germany`s capital last hosted an Olympics.

German kidnapped in Nigeria rescued

 A German national, who was abducted a week ago in Nigeria, has been "rescued", authorities confirmed.

Ukraine to ask EU, US for help paying for Russian gas: PM

 Ukraine`s prime minister said Thursday he would ask the United States and Germany for help paying Kiev`s gas debt to Moscow so that Russia could resume supplies.

`Little Berlin` village remembers how its own Wall fell

Snow falls as an excited crowd breaks through the Wall and people tearfully embrace loved ones after decades of living apart.

Germany will bid to host 2024 Games

Germany is to bid to host the 2024 Summer Games in Berlin or Hamburg, the country`s Olympic sports confederation (DOSB) said on Tuesday.

Germany will bid to host 2024 Games
Germany will bid to host 2024 Games

Germany is to bid to host the 2024 Summer Games in Berlin or Hamburg, the country`s Olympic sports confederation (DOSB) said on Tuesday.

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter opposes Russia World Cup boycott
FIFA boss Sepp Blatter opposes Russia World Cup boycott

World football boss Sepp Blatter on Tuesday opposed any boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia and backed the huge preparations undertaken by President Vladimir Putin`s government for the mega event. 

Islamic State huge threat, luring more German recruits: Spy Agency
Islamic State huge threat, luring more German recruits: Spy Agency

Islamic State militants will be able to mount operations in Iraq "for the foreseeable future" despite US-led air strikes and efforts by Iraqi security forces to regain territory, Germany`s BND foreign intelligence agency said.

US recruited Nazis as secret spies against Soviet in Cold War era
US recruited Nazis as secret spies against Soviet in Cold War era

A week after a report informed how the dozens of suspected Nazis continued receiving millions in Social Security payments after being expelled from the United States, a fresh revelation has come to light claiming that the CIA and other American intelligence agencies recruited at least a thousand Nazis as secret spies against the Soviet Union in the aftermath of World War II.

Teenager kills teacher in Estonia school shooting: Police

A female teacher was shot dead on Monday by a teenage male pupil in a high school rampage in Estonia, police said.

14-year-old Kanak Jha takes on elite at Table Tennis World Cup
14-year-old Kanak Jha takes on elite at Table Tennis World Cup

Kanak Jha, an Indian-origin American, on Friday became the youngest ever competitor at the men`s table tennis World Cup taking on his idols at the age of just 14.

Suspicious envelopes sent to foreign missions in Istanbul

Suspicious envelopes containing a yellow powder were sent on Friday to the Belgian, Canadian and German consulates in Istanbul, prompting a security alert, officials said.

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.