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Former Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov dies at 83

Dec. 10, 2019 7:15 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — The former mayor of Moscow and one of the founders of Russia's ruling United Russia party, Yuri Luzhkov, has died at the age of 83. Russia's Ren TV channel reported Tuesday that Luzhkov died in Munich, Germany, where he was undergoing heart surgery. Luzhkov, a political heavyweight of the...

10-man Dortmund holds on to spoil Klinsmann debut at Hertha

Nov. 30, 2019 4:22 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Jürgen Klinsmann lost on his debut as Hertha Berlin coach, Bayern Munich was finally beaten under interim coach Hansi Flick, and Leipzig moved to the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday. Leipzig profited from Bayern’s 2-1 shock defeat at home to Bayer Leverkusen by moving three...

Jewish group condemns Nazi auction in Germany

Nov. 20, 2019 7:49 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A Jewish group condemned an auction of Nazi memorabilia in Germany on Wednesday that included items such as Adolf Hitler’s top hat, a silver-plated edition of his book “Mein Kampf” and a black cocktail dress owned by his long-time partner Eva Braun. “It’s...

Soccer fans tear down 'Berlin Wall' at Hertha-Leipzig game

Nov. 9, 2019 4:03 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German soccer fans tore down an artificial 'Berlin Wall' erected across the middle of the field at Hertha Berlin's Olympiastadion before the Bundesliga game against Leipzig on Saturday. Leipzig won 4-2 to put a dampener on Hertha's celebration of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin...

Bayern parts company with Kovac after 5-1 loss in Frankfurt

Nov. 3, 2019 4:53 PM EST

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich chose to part company with coach Niko Kovac on Sunday — one day after the seven-time defending German champion slumped to its heaviest Bundesliga defeat in more than 10 years. Bayern lost 5-1 at Kovac's former team Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday, the team's second league...

German champion Bayern Munich has fired coach Niko Kovac

Nov. 3, 2019 3:07 PM EST
MUNICH (AP) — German champion Bayern Munich has fired coach Niko Kovac.

Crafty move: German spies take foreign agents to Oktoberfest

Nov. 1, 2019 9:52 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has acknowledged that it picked up the tab when the country's spy agency recently took dozens of foreign agents on a trip to the Munich Oktoberfest. News of the spies' visit to the world-famous beer festival came to light in a government response to an opposition...

German authorities say 2016 shooting had far-right motives

Oct. 25, 2019 11:10 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities said Friday they have concluded that a 2016 shooting in which a German-Iranian teenager killed nine people and then himself was prompted in part by the assailant's right-wing extremist views. Bavaria's state criminal police office said it has now decided to classify the...

Tottenham back on track in Europe with 5-0 rout of Red Star

Oct. 22, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Tottenham enjoyed all the goals this time as it went from its heaviest home European loss to its biggest Champions League win. Son Heung-min and Harry Kane both scored twice and Erik Lamela also netted in a 5-0 victory over Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday to lift the gloom at Tottenham. It came...