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Coronavirus forces Munich to scrap Oktoberfest for second year

The coronavirus has forced Germany's Oktoberfest to keep the beer taps closed and the oompah bands at home for a second year in a...
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Armin Laschet to be German centre-right’s candidate for chancellor

Markus Soeder has conceded the race to lead Germany's conservatives into September elections, handing victory to rival Armin Laschet as the centre-right bloc's candidate...
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German cities hit harder in coronavirus pandemic

Cities are suffering particularly badly from the coronavirus crisis when it comes to their finances, a leading German research institute said on Monday. Urban areas...
10 April 2021, Bavaria, Munich: (L-R) Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Chairman of the Board of FC Bayern, Uli Hoeness, Honorary President of FC Bayern, and Herbert Hainer, President of FC Bayern, stand in the stands during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and 1. FC Union Berlin at Allianz Arena. Photo: Sven Hoppe/dpa - IMPORTANT NOTICE: DFL and DFB regulations prohibit any use of photographs as image sequences and/or quasi-video.

Bayern president Hainer hopes coach Flick will fulfil his contract

(dpa) - Bayern Munich president Herbert Hainer expects coach Hansi Flick to continue at the club in the coming seasons. "I firmly assume that he...
FILE PHOTO: The logo of German car manufacturer BMW is seen on the company headquarters in Munich, Germany, December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD

BMW reports record turnover in first quarter driven by Asia sales

(dpa) - German carmaker BMW has sold more cars than before the coronavirus crisis in the first quarter of this year due to rising...
FILED - Bayern Munich's Allianz Arena, a venue for Euro 2020 delayed to this summer due to the coronavirus. Photo: Sven Hoppe/dpa - IMPORTANT NOTICE: DFL and DFB regulations prohibit any use of photographs as image sequences and/or quasi-video.

Munich hopes to host Euro 2020 games with fans in stadium

(dpa) - Euro 2020 host city Munich hopes to stage games at the tournament delayed to this summer with fans in the stadium despite...
06 April 2021, Bavaria, Munich: Bayern Munich players take part in training session ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg soccer match against Paris Saint-Germain. Photo: Sven Hoppe/dpa

Coronavirus: Bayern without Gnabry in CL clash against PSG

(dpa) - Bayern Munich will be without Serge Gnabry for their Champions League quarter-final first leg against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday after the winger...

Companies need to prepare for more political disturbances and violence ahead

Significant increase in the number of riots, demonstrations and vandalism, as terrorism events decline, means civil unrest is now the main political risk exposure...

Higher pollen counts can increase risk of Covid-19 – study

dpa/GNA - A higher pollen count can lead to a greater risk of catching Covid-19, research by scientists in Germany indicates. A team at...

Man confesses to series of attacks on Turkish businesses in Germany

dpa/GNA - A man on trial for a series of attacks targeting Turkish businesses in south-eastern Germany, confessed to the crimes in court...
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Bremen Cup game faces cancellation: coronavirus cases at Regensburg

dpa/GNA - The German Cup quarter-final match between second division Jahn Regensburg and Werder Bremen on Tuesday, is threatened with cancellation after Regensburg...
FILE - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Dec. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

UN chief Guterres calls for coronavirus global vaccination plan

dpa/GNA – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for the launch of a global vaccination plan under the auspices of the...

Siemens boosts outlook after €1.5 billion profit in fiscal first-quarter

dpa/GNA - Strong first-quarter results announced by Siemens on Wednesday put the wind in Roland Busch' sails as he prepares to take the...

Microeconomic, fire and explosion seen as high business risk in Ghana

10th Allianz survey: Business interruption, Pandemic outbreak and Cyber incidents are the top three business risks for 2021 – all strongly interlinked. Macroeconomic...
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German police struggle to enforce virus regulations as snow beckons

dpa/GNA - Police in Germany struggled to enforce the country's coronavirus regulations on Sunday as people headed outside, drawn by the appeal of...

Thieves steal thousand-year-old saint’s remains from German church

Thieves have stolen the thousand-year-old remains of a saint from a medieval church in the southern German city of Regensburg, police said on Monday. The...

Nurse in Germany given life sentence for lethal insulin injections

A German court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to a 38-year-old former nurse for the murder of three of his patients by injecting...
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German police arrest Bayern fans celebrating Champions League victory

Police in the southern German city of Munich said on Monday they had made several arrests in the wake of celebrations marking Bayern Munich's...
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“Westlessness” discussions at MSC highlight need for multilateralism

More than 500 high-level international decision-makers gathered over the weekend in Munich to discuss the world's current crises and future security challenges at the...
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Ancelotti to Discuss Matters of Tactics with Lewandowski

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti says he sees no need for talks with Robert Lewandowski following an interview in which the Poland international was...

Shot fired at subway station in Munich, Germany

Shot was fired on Tuesday at a subway station in Germany's Munich and surrounding area has been cordoned by the police. A metro station...

Madrid Passes Bayern Munich to UCL Semi-Finals

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as holders Real Madrid controversially overcame Bayern Munich in extra time to reach the Champions League semi-finals. Bayern Munich midfielder...

Munich Security Conference: Washington to Bolster Europe

Members of the United States government spoke in Germany at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) held from February 17-19 in an effort to assuage...
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Feb. 17 world news summary at 1530 GMT,

ISLAMABAD -- The death toll of Thursday's suicide blast at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's south Sindh province has risen to 88 on Friday,...

Munich Security Conference opens amid transatlantic uncertainties

The Munich Security Conference (MSC) officially opened Friday as an array of global security issues ranging from the future of the transatlantic alliance to...

Most German economists doubt Brexit negotiation timetable

Most German economists have been skeptical about the timetable of the forthcoming Brexit negotiations, a German survey released here on Thursday showed. ...

Bayern Munich beat Mainz 3-1 in German Bundesliga

Bayern Munich moved atop the standings for now after bouncing back and edging Mainz 3-1 at the opener of the 13th round in Bundesliga...

Bayern Munich lose top spot in German Bundesliga

Bayern Munich lost the top spot after losing 1-0 to Borussia Dortmund and Cologne came from behind to beat Monchengladbach 2-1 in the Rhine...

Neuer Hopes Schweinsteiger Gets Play Time At Man U

"I hope he is considered. We all know that he is one of the best midfielders in the world," Neuer told reporters in Munich...

Cluster of bombs wiping out civilians in Syria and Yemen

Between the end of September 2015 and the middle of July this year, the Cluster Munition Monitor group said there were 76 attacks using...