Merkel defends Germany’s refugee policy after attacks

29 July 2016, 8:21 pm

Germany will remain open to refugees but will do “everything ... Interrupting her holidays to face the press for 90 minutes in Berlin, Dr Merkel condemned four violent attacks in recent days – two claimed by Islamic State, also known as Isis, with ...... Read More »

Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from Germany duty

29 July 2016, 5:33 pm

BERLIN: Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger on Friday announced his retirement from international duty with immediate effect. The 31-year-old Manchester United midfielder, who won his 120th and final cap in Germany's 2-0 defeat to France in the semi ...... Read More »

Germany’s Schweinsteiger retires from int’l duty

29 July 2016, 12:47 pm

BERLIN, July 29, (AFP): Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger on Friday announced his retirement from international duty with immediate effect. The 31-year-old Manchester United midfielder, who won his 120th and final cap in Germany’s 2-0 defeat to ...... Read More »

Merkel calls for calm in Germany

29 July 2016, 12:19 pm

In Photo: German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves a news conference in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday. Second left is Angela Wefers, the journalist who led the news conference. Three words, no coincidence: “We’ll manage it.” German Chancellor Angela ...... Read More »

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger resigns from national team

29 July 2016, 11:33 am

BERLIN — Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger announced Friday that he is retiring from international football after making 120 appearances over 12 years. "I have just asked the coach not to nominate me anymore for the national team because I would ...... Read More »

Germany’s Asylum Conundrum: Even Those It Rejects Often Don’t Leave

29 July 2016, 10:27 am

BERLIN—Germany rejected more than 3,000 asylum applications by migrants from Afghanistan in the first half of this year. The number of Afghans deported in the same period: 129. A series of violent attacks by asylum seekers in Germany has highlighted the ...... Read More »

Merkel says Germany stands against terrorists' culture of hatred

29 July 2016, 9:25 am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to media after her meeting with Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, November 5, 2015. Blaming terror for these attacks or naming Muslims as the perpetrators is not a solution ...... Read More »

US Military Investigates Weapons Theft at Base in Germany

29 July 2016, 5:51 am

BERLIN — U.S. military authorities are investigating the theft of several weapons from an Army arms room at a base in Germany. Chris Grey, spokesman for the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command in Quantico, Virginia, said in an emailed statement ...... Read More »

Killed surgeon at Berlin hospital had treated patient who shot him

29 July 2016, 5:01 am

An oral surgeon at the Charité university hospital in Berlin, Germany, has died from gunshot wounds after an elderly patient in an examination room opened fire with a handgun. After shooting the doctor several times the patient then shot himself.... Read More »

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger resigns from national squad

29 July 2016, 2:48 am

BERLIN (AP) — Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger says he is quitting the national team. The 31-year-old said in a Twitter statement Friday that he's asked Germany coach not to include him in the lineup in future. Since 2004, Schweinsteiger has played ...... Read More »

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