Following a 4-2 defeat against Argentina, Germany manager Joachim Loew expects Jerome Boateng`s return to help the world champions improve in their first European Champoinship qualifying match against Scotland on Sunday.
Ahead of talks between its Foreign Minister and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj on Monday, Germany on Saturday said it shares important interest with Indian government and minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier's visit will intensify Indo-German relations in key areas like trade, business and energy.
Ukraine on Thursday raised hopes of a ceasefire with pro-Moscow rebels during a NATO summit where Britain and the United States urged the international community to stand up to Russia and counter the threat from Islamic State.
A German regional court has issued a temporary injunction against Uber, the fast-growing, U.S.-based online chauffeur service which is no stranger to legal challenges from taxi-cab rivals and regulators around the globe.
Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger was named captain of the national team on Tuesday, succeeding Bayern Munich team mate Philipp Lahm, who retired from international football following their World Cup victory in Brazil in July.
Germany`s Mesut Ozil is unlikely to play in the friendly against World Cup finalists Argentina on Wednesday but could be fit for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland on Sunday, team manager Oliver Bierhoff said on Monday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s conservatives retained their grip on power in the eastern state of Saxony on Sunday but now face opposition from a fledgling anti-euro party, which won its first seats in a regional assembly.
Mario Gomez and Marco Reus, who both missed Germany`s World Cup-winning campaign through injury, have returned to the squad for next month`s friendly against Argentina and a Euro 2016 qualifier at home to Scotland.