German court hands Islamic State jihadist nearly 7 years in prison

A German court on Thursday sentenced a 23-year-old jihadist who fought in Syria on behalf of the Islamic State group to six years and nine months in prison.

Terrorist suspect who revealed Dusseldorf plot extradited to Germany

An Islamic State suspect who allegedly revealed plans to carry out suicide attacks in the city of Dusseldorf has been extradited from France to Germany, the Karlsruhe prosecutor's office said...

German broadcaster sues Turkey over confiscation of interview

German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) said Monday it is suing the Turkish government for the release of an interview it conducted with one of its ministers that was seized earlier this month.

Booming Bundesliga blows away transfer spending record

The 2016 off-season saw Bundesliga clubs spend more money than ever before on new players as the 18 teams spent upwards of 450 million euros (510 million dollars).

Coaches pick Bayern to win Bundesliga title, Leverkusen picked once

Bayern Munich are not only the bookmakers' favourite to defend their Bundesliga title but also the top pick for the overwhelming majority of the league's coaches themselves in a questionnaire...

Suspected Islamic State recruiters targeted by raids in Germany

German police carried out a series of raids early Wednesday at locations associated with three suspected supporters of the Islamic State group, the federal prosecutor's office said.

German minister warns public after alternative cancer drug deaths

Germany's health minister warned the public against untested medicines on Saturday, after the deaths of three people who had received a form of alternative cancer treatment.

Olympians face crucial decision on Russian participation in Rio

The IOC executive board holds a conference call Sunday to decide on Russian participation at the Rio Olympics - with legal matters the key for any kind of decision relating to allegations of...

German drivers reluctant to trust world's first parking robot

The world's first robot for parking cars, operating at Germany's Dusseldorf airport, is having trouble being accepted, a spokesman for the airport told dpa Saturday.

Pope Saint John Paul II relic stolen from Cologne Cathedral

A relic containing a piece of cloth with a drop of blood from the late Pope Saint John Paul II has been stolen from Germany's Cologne Cathedral, police said on Sunday.

German court tries man who stabbed mayoral candidate over refugees

A German man who stabbed a Cologne mayoral candidate in the neck during a campaign event over her pro-refugee stance went on trial Friday on charges of attempted murder.

Mars plans to compensate recall customers with own products, not cash

Mars is planning to compensate consumers that have bought recalled chocolate products by offering them new goods rather than cash, a spokesman said.

Suspected Islamic State terrorist tells court of torture practices

The suspected Islamic State terrorist Nils D standing trial in the western German city of Dusseldorf on Friday described details of the group's torture practices.

Refugee communities condemn New Year's Eve attacks in Germany

Refugee and migrant communities across Europe on Wednesday condemned a spate of New Year's Eve attacks on women in Germany, incidents that have raised anxieties about Germany's refugee policy...

Raids in Dusseldorf lead to arrest of 40 men of North African origin

Police in Dusseldorf arrested 40 men of North African origin in a series of weekend raids on cafes, casinos and hookah bars in the western German city.