Climbing accident leaves man hanging upside down over 200-metre drop

A 75-year-old rock climber was left hanging upside down by a rope over a nearly 200-metre drop after a fall in Austria's Tirol region, local police reported Sunday.

Bosch, Siemens recall 170,000 potentially explosive gas ovens

German household products manufacturers Bosch and Siemens are starting a recall of 170,000 gas ovens that pose the risk of exploding, the licensee of the two brands, BSH housewares group,...

Oktoberfest opens in Munich under heightened security

Oktoberfest opened in Munich on Saturday under heightened security, with backpacks banned and a fence erected around the beer festival's grounds to ensure that all...

Report: Cluster bombs still killing civilians in Syria, Yemen

Dozens of cluster bombs are still being dropped on Syria and Yemen during the conflicts there, an arms monitoring organization said Thursday.

Police catch Munich shooter's suspected arms dealer in bogus sale

A weapons dealer thought to have sold a gun to the 18-year-old who carried out a deadly shooting rampage in Munich has been detained, German prosecutors said.

German police searching for drone pilot after close call with Airbus

German police were searching for the pilot of a drone after a near-collision with a Lufthansa passenger plane in Munich airspace last week.

Munich shooter's father: "We're receiving death threats"

The parents of the Munich teen who shot dead nine people at a McDonald's restaurant and a nearby shopping centre before turning the gun on himself, have been receiving death threats, his father...

Report: Munich shooter right-wing extremist, "hated Turks and Arabs"

An Iranian-German teenager who killed nine people during a mass shooting outside a Munich shopping centre was a right-wing extremist who "hated Turks and Arabs," Germany's FAZ newspaper reported...

Prosecutors request life imprisonment for Perkovic and Mustac

German prosecutors have requested life imprisonment for Yugoslav-era Croatian intelligence officials Josip Perkovic and Zdravko Mustac over the murder of Croatian dissident Stjepan Djurekovic near...

Friend of Munich shooter may have known of attack in advance

A friend of the Munich shooter, an Afghan teen, may have known in advance of the attack in which nine people were gunned down, prosecutors said Monday.

Recent high-profile attacks in Germany

Over the past five years in Germany there have been several high-profile attacks in which people have been injured or killed. The number has risen sharply after a recent spate of attacks.

Munich teen inspired by mass shootings, Islamic State link ruled out

A lone 18-year-old German-Iranian attacker who shot dead 10 people, including himself, in Munich was inspired by other mass shootings around the world with police on Saturday ruling out any link...

Munich shooting draws condemnation, empathy from around the world

Leaders from around the world react to the shooting rampage in Munich which left 10 people dead, including the gunman, and more than two dozen injured.

Munich area football to go ahead after shooting; 1860 cancel fanfest

Football club 1860 Munich has cancelled a fanfest scheduled for Sunday while lower-league matches in the region will go ahead as planned over the weekend in the wake of the deadly shooting spree...

Police say teen Munich gunman inspired by Breivik massacre in Norway

German police believe that the lone, teenaged German-Iranian gunman who shot dead 10 people, including himself, in Munich was inspired by the massacre in Norway five years ago of 77 people by...