Clubs end appeals in former refugee Jatta identity dispute
BERLIN (AP) — Three soccer clubs that had refused to accept losses to Hamburger SV in Germany's second division due to questions over former refugee Bakery Jatta's identity have withdrawn their...
Karlsruhe appeals Hamburg loss due to Jatta identity dispute
BERLIN (AP) — Karlsruher SC has become the third second-division club in Germany to appeal a loss to Hamburger SV because of questions over former refugee Bakery Jatta's identity.
German wanted for drug trade arrested in North Macedonia
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say they have arrested a German national wanted by Interpol for allegedly procuring 700 kilograms of cocaine from an unnamed South American...
Former refugee Bakery Jatta in identity dispute in Germany
BERLIN (AP) — Bakery Jatta has caused a stir in Germany just by taking his place on the field.
The 21-year-old Hamburg forward, the first refugee to play in the Bundesliga, has become the...
Germany: Father jumps on moving train with children on board
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a 42-year-old man jumped on a moving train after its doors closed with his children on board and him standing in a Hamburg station.
BERLIN (AP) — A 92-year-old former SS private will go on trial this fall in Germany on 5,230 counts of being an accessory to murder, accused of helping the Nazis' Stutthof concentration camp...
BERLIN (AP) — Customs officials in Hamburg have found 1.5 tons (1.65 U.S. tons) of cocaine on a container ship that arrived from Brazil, soon after Germany's biggest-ever single seizure of the...
Google halts Assistant speech data transcription in EU
BERLIN (AP) — Google has given reassurances that it won't make transcripts of speech data picked up by its Google Assistant system in the European Union for at least the next three months, a...
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Nikoloz Basilashvili beat Andrey Rublev to win the Hamburg European Open for the second straight year on Sunday.
Basilashvili beats Zverev to reach Hamburg final
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Nikoloz Basilashvili saved two match points to beat second-seeded Alexander Zverev on Saturday and reach the final of the Hamburg European...
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Dominic Thiem was upset by Andrey Rublev in the quarterfinals of the Hamburg European Open, losing 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) on Friday.
Zverev beats Delbonis to reach Hamburg quarterfinals
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Second-seeded Alexander Zverev pleased his home crowd by beating Federico Delbonis on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Hamburg European Open.
Thiem beats Fucsovics to reach Hamburg quarterfinals
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Dominic Thiem eased past Marton Fucsovics of Hungary in straight sets on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Hamburg European Open.
Thiem beats Cuevas to reach 2nd round in Hamburg
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Back on clay for the first time since losing the French Open final to Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem beat Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 7-6 (3) Tuesday to reach the second round of the...
Chardy beats Paire in all-French battle in Hamburg
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Jeremy Chardy needed five match points to beat fellow Frenchman Benoit Paire and reach the second round of the Hamburg European Open on Monday.
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they temporarily detained a Moroccan man who is accused of threatening, insulting and spitting at two Jews in the northern city of Hamburg.
Correction: Bitcoin-Carbon Footprint story
BERLIN (AP) — In a story June 13 about the carbon footprint of bitcoin, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the electricity required for a bitcoin transaction results in hundreds of...
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BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say a 19th-century sailboat has collided with a container ship and sunk in the Elbe River near Hamburg. Five people were injured, one of them...
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Hamburger SV hires Dieter Hecking as coach
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Hamburger SV has appointed former Borussia Mönchengladbach and Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking to lead the club back into the Bundesliga.
Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi
BERLIN (AP) — New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from hospital.
BERLIN (AP) — Police say two male lions have attacked and seriously injured a keeper at a zoo in northern Germany.
The dpa news agency quoted a spokesman for police in Walsrode, about 80...
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities on Wednesday arrested a man suspected of joining the Islamic State group in Syria and later helping send another new recruit for IS from Germany to...
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have ordered a blinged-out golden Porsche off the road for being too shiny.
Hamburg's Morgenpost reported Friday the 31-year-old driver was stopped in the...
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich will play at Werder Bremen, and Hamburger SV will host Leipzig, in the semifinals of the German Cup.
Sunday's draw dealt Bayern a trip to Bremen just days after...
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Leipzig, Hamburg through to German Cup semifinals
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig reached the semifinals of the German Cup for the first time after a last-gasp penalty deep into extra time secured a 2-1 win at Bundesliga rival Augsburg on...
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ordered weekly magazine Der Spiegel to pull passages from an article that said an exiled Iranian opposition group engaged in "torture" and "psychoterror," saying...
Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms
BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.
BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of students skipped class Friday in Hamburg to call for action against global warming, part of a string of protests that have been taking place in cities across the world...
Germany probes apparent payment to deported 9/11 convict
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Thursday that they are investigating how a Moroccan man convicted of helping the Hamburg-based Sept. 11, 2001, suicide pilots was apparently paid some 7,000...
German arena cancels concert after R. Kelly charges
BERLIN (AP) — A German concert arena canceled its contract Tuesday with the organizer of an R. Kelly tour, days after the R&B star was charged in the United States with sexually abusing four...
Germany charges 8 Albanians in 1.8-ton cocaine seizure
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say eight Albanians have been charged with smuggling some 1.8 tons of cocaine into Germany in banana boxes in an elaborate scheme to run drugs from South America into Europe.
Prosecutors in the Bavarian city of Landshut said Wednesday the men, whose names weren't provided in line with privacy laws, face up to 15 years in prison if convicted of trafficking charges.
Bayern eyeing even brighter future by signing Fiete Arp
BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich is trying to ensure its future looks even brighter by capturing another rising star.
Bayern has completed the deal it agreed on last offseason by signing 19-year-old Fiete Arp, the Bild newspaper reports. It just remains to be seen whether Arp joins Bayern after this season or in 2020, when his contract with Hamburger SV expires.
Hamburg Airport staff strike forces flight cancellations
BERLIN (AP) — A strike by the ground staff at Germany's Hamburg Airport has caused the cancellation of more than 50 flights.
The ver.di labor union called ground staff out on a one-day strike starting at 3 a.m. Monday. The walkout was announced Sunday evening.
The airport said airlines had canceled 58 of the day's scheduled 388 departures and arrivals at the airport in northern Germany by Monday morning. It said further cancellations and delays couldn't be ruled out.
Union calls ground staff strike Monday at Hamburg Airport
BERLIN (AP) — A labor union in Germany has called on ground staff at Hamburg Airport to walk off the job on Monday over a pay dispute.
German news agency dpa reported that the ver.di union said the strike would begin at 3 a.m. (0200 GMT) and last all day. The international airport said delays and cancelations should be expected, but further details weren't immediately available Sunday night.
Strike by German airport security staff causes travel chaos
BERLIN (AP) — A strike by security staff at eight German airports on Tuesday is causing travel chaos for tens of thousands of travelers.
The ver.di union called on staff at airports including Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover and Bremen to walk off the job between 2 a.m. and 8 p.m. local time (0100 and 1900 GMT).
In Frankfurt alone where more than 1,000 security staff were participating in the strike, 570 flights were canceled and that across Germany up to 220,000 passengers may be affected.
Planned strike expands to Frankfurt, other German airports
BERLIN (AP) — A German labor union has expanded a planned strike by security staff at Frankfurt Airport on Tuesday to include several other airports, including Hamburg.
News agency dpa reported that the ver.di union on Sunday announced the one-day walkout at Hamburg, two days after calling the strike at Frankfurt, Germany's busiest hub.
Walkouts are also expected Tuesday at the smaller Hannover, Bremen, Leipzig-Halle, Dresden and Erfurt airports.
German customs destroys drugs valued at $592 million
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say customs officials in the Hamburg area have destroyed nine tons of drugs with an estimated total street value of about 520 million euros ($592 million).
The Hamburg customs office said Thursday that the drugs were destroyed last week in an undercover operation with armed escorts that was undertaken after proceedings in various legal cases in northern Germany had been concluded. It didn't give any details of those cases.
Germany arrests suspected helper of Islamic State group
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested a woman suspected of supporting the Islamic State group by helping two members who allegedly planned an attack in Germany.
Federal prosecutors said the woman, a 40-year-old German identified only as Songul G., was arrested Tuesday in Hamburg.
The Latest: Merkel ally elected leader of chancellor’s party
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the election of a successor to Angela Merkel as Christian Democratic Union party leader (all times local):
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has been elected as the new leader of Merkel's center-right party.
German police seize over a ton of cocaine, arrest 8 people
BERLIN (AP) — Police in the German city of Hamburg say they have seized over a ton of cocaine and arrested eight suspects following an investigation that lasted several months.
Germany wants automakers to pay up as more diesel bans loom
BERLIN (AP) — The German government is putting pressure on the country's automakers to fix diesel cars with excessive emissions, in a bid to placate drivers angered by the prospect of diesel driving bans in major cities.
Hamburger SV fires coach after poor results in 2nd division
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Hamburger SV fired coach Christian Titz on Tuesday after some poor results in Germany's second division.
Hamburg said former Stuttgart coach Hannes Wolf would take over with immediate effect and would lead the team's training session on Wednesday.
Germany deports convicted 9/11 accomplice home to Morocco
BERLIN (AP) — A Moroccan man convicted of helping Mohamed Atta and the other Hamburg-based Sept. 11 suicide pilots as they plotted attacks on New York and Washington was deported Monday from Germany to his homeland.
German authorities confirmed that Mounir el Motassadeq was aboard a plane that had taken off from Frankfurt airport in the evening.
Germany: Widow kept husband’s body for 1½ years
BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in the northern city of Hamburg say a widow kept her husband's body hidden inside her home for 1½ years after he died because she couldn't bear to part with him.
German news agency dpa reported Monday that police found the man's body inside the couple's apartment last month after being alerted by a building administrator who had become suspicious because he hadn't seen the man for a long time.
More cruise options coming to the Great Lakes
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A view of the bay soon will feature more floating steel.
One passenger vessel, the MS Hamburg, already stops here twice a year, and is scheduled to anchor in Traverse City this fall on Sept. 30 and Oct. 15, from 2-7 p.m.
Another cruise ship, still under construction, in 2020 will begin stopping in Traverse City twice a year.