Germany

Merkel bolstered by refugee decline ahead of election campaign

BERLIN — Germany’s influx of asylum seekers fell by about two thirds…

 

IS attacker: Germans ‘won’t be able to sleep peacefully’

ANSBACH, Germany — A Syrian man who tried unsuccessfully to claim asylum…

 

Police: Bavarian official says attacker was denied asylum

ANSBACH, Germany — A man who blew himself up and injured 12…

 

Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year

MUNICH — The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was…

Why should we care about refugees?

"As people of faith, we wish to join our voices to speak…

Obama pushes for global trade deals in face of opposition

HANNOVER, Germany — President Barack Obama mounted a strong defense of international…

Germany: Files listing Islamic State fighters are authentic

BERLIN — Thousands of files have surfaced with personal data on members…

German leader renews call for Syria no-fly zone

DAMASCUS, Syria — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday renewed her proposal…

Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures 80

BAD AIBLING, Germany — Crews using helicopters and boats rescued dozens of…

German football federation denies 2006 World Cup bribe claims

BERLIN — The German football federation is denying allegations it used bribes…

German states lower housing standards amid migrant influx

BERLIN — Refugees coming to Germany can expect a roof over their…

Razor-lined boxcar marks Hungary’s new border for migrants

ROSZKE, Hungary — Hungary deployed a boxcar bristling with razor wire to…

Germany implements temporary border checks to limit migrants

BERLIN — Germany introduced temporary border controls Sunday to stem the tide…

Migrants finding little sympathy in Hungary for their plight

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A makeshift camp of thousands from the Middle East,…

UN warns Hungary it faces a wave of 42,000 more migrants

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Leaders of the United Nations refugee agency warned Tuesday…

Migrants flow west on Hungarian trains; 13,000 reach Austria

HEGYESHALOM, Hungary — Hungarian police stood by as thousands of migrants hopped…

Greece faces pressure to back deal or consider leaving euro

BRUSSELS — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and skeptical European leaders negotiated…

After vote win, Greek leaders face pressure to restart talks

ATHENS, Greece — Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece's…

The case for Greece: when it forgave Germany’s debt

LONDON — Forgiving debt, if done right, can get an economy back…

Lloyd pushes U.S. past favored Germany for berth in Cup final

MONTREAL — Carli Lloyd remembers putting the ball on its spot and…