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Turkey's Erdogan seeks expatriate support for re-election

May. 20, 2018 12:11 PM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Turkey's president addressed thousands of expatriate Turks in Bosnia's capital Sunday to shore up support before his country's snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month. Adapting his domestic campaign speeches to include promises to Turkish citizens living...

Green, Sargent join Pulisic on US Soccer roster vs Bolivia

May. 20, 2018 12:05 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Julian Green returns to the U.S. national team for the first time in two years, joining star midfielder Christian Pulisic on a young American roster for a May 28 exhibition against Bolivia at Chester, Pennsylvania. Josh Sargent, an 18-year-old forward who moved to Germany's Werder...

Insect ambassadors: Honeybees buzz on Berlin cathedral

May. 20, 2018 5:37 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — On the roof of Berlin's cathedral, bees are buzzing. Beekeeper Uwe Marth pulls out a honeycomb produced in the hive he tends beneath the dome of the neo-baroque landmark, a tourist magnet in the German capital — and home to perhaps 30,000 bees. On a warm but windy May day, the insects...

Eintracht Frankfurt wins the German Cup

May. 19, 2018 4:06 PM EDT
BERLIN (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt wins the German Cup.

Report: 2 killed in shooting in southwestern Germany

May. 19, 2018 10:16 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German media are reporting two people have been killed in a shooting near the southwestern city of Saarbruecken. The Saarbruecker Zeitung newspaper reported Saturday that police have a suspect in custody. The newspaper reports the shooting was in the Fechingen area, southeast of the city....

German media report 2 dead in Saarbruecken shooting; suspect is in custody

May. 19, 2018 9:58 AM EDT
BERLIN (AP) — German media report 2 dead in Saarbruecken shooting; suspect is in custody.

WORLD CUP: Frank Lampard 'goal' leads to new technology

May. 19, 2018 6:16 AM EDT

Technology will play a bigger role than ever before at this year's World Cup, and it's largely thanks to Frank Lampard's goal that wasn't. FIFA, which sanctioned goal-line technology at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, has gone a step further this year. In Russia, Video Assistant Referees will review potential...

Bulls F Zipser has surgery to repair broken left foot

May. 18, 2018 6:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls forward Paul Zipser has had surgery to repair a broken left foot. The team said Friday the operation was performed in his native Germany. The Bulls gave no timetable for his recovery. Zipser averaged 4.0 points in 54 appearances before sitting out the final nine games last...

Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

May. 18, 2018 4:22 PM EDT

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin said Friday that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea. The question of whether Ukraine would be frozen out of future Russian gas deliveries is seen as one...

Major Swiss road tunnel closed after German bus catches fire

May. 18, 2018 10:35 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A major road tunnel in the Swiss Alps has been closed after a fire aboard a German bus that left two people suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation. Swiss police in Graubuenden canton (state) said the bus caught fire in the San Bernardino tunnel just after 1 p.m. on Friday. They said...