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2 jets collide after landing in Frankfurt, no one injured

Nov. 17, 2019 5:28 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say a collision between two passenger jets on the tarmac at Frankfurt Airport caused damage but left no one injured. The Korean Air Boeing and Air Namibia Airbus planes hit each other shortly after both landed at the airport on Saturday evening. News agency dpa reported that the...

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

Nov. 16, 2019 4:01 AM EST

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week's gallery includes people protesting the departure of President Evo Morales in Bolivia, flooding...

Frankfurt captain banned for 7 weeks for knocking over coach

Nov. 13, 2019 12:01 PM EST

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt captain David Abraham was banned Wednesday for all the German soccer club’s remaining Bundesliga games this year after knocking over an opposition coach. The defender body checked 54-year-old Freiburg coach Christian Streich with his shoulder during...

Global stocks sink after Trump threatens more China tariffs

Nov. 13, 2019 7:48 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks sank Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened more tariff hikes on Chinese imports if talks aimed at ending a trade war fail to produce an interim agreement. Market benchmarks in London, Frankfurt, Shanghai and Tokyo declined. Wall Street looked set to slip. Trump...

Germany: 3 Islamists detained over suspected attack plot

Nov. 12, 2019 8:08 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany detained three alleged supporters of the Islamic State group Tuesday on suspicion of preparing a deadly attack against non-Muslims. Frankfurt prosecutors said some 170 police officers searched three apartments in the nearby city of Offenbach and detained the men, who...

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...

Global markets mostly higher ahead of busy week

Oct. 28, 2019 7:40 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets mostly rose Monday as investors eyed a busy week of corporate earnings and a possible U.S. interest rate cut. Major indexes in Frankfurt, Shanghai and Tokyo advanced as fears about U.S.-Chinese trade tension receded. Shares in London dipped after the European Union...

Germans flock to Frankenstein Castle for spooky Halloween

Oct. 27, 2019 5:41 AM EDT

FRANKENSTEIN CASTLE, Germany (AP) — Medieval Frankenstein Castle has become a favorite haunt for Germans celebrating Halloween, a tradition that's grown increasingly popular in continental Europe in recent years. The crumbling castle, located 35 kilometers (22 miles) south of Frankfurt, has been staging...

Outgoing ECB chief defends legacy against stimulus skeptics

Oct. 24, 2019 11:14 AM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Mario Draghi ended his eight-year term as head of the European Central Bank by defending his most recent stimulus package and reminding that the eurozone is now in better shape than during the days when the Greek crisis threatened to break it apart. Draghi resisted extensive...

Global stocks higher on US-China trade optimism

Oct. 11, 2019 7:43 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks rose sharply Friday on optimism about U.S.-Chinese talks on ending a tariff war, while oil prices gained as much as 2% after a rocket attack on an Iranian tanker. Benchmarks in Frankfurt, Paris, London, Shanghai and Tokyo all advanced and Wall Street was set to open sharply...