DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — German third-tier soccer club Dynamo Dresden has said it sold more than 72,000 tickets for a game played in an empty stadium with no fans.
BERLIN (AP) — Police in the German capital have arrested one of two fugitive twins wanted in connection with the spectacular theft of 18th-century jewels from a Dresden museum last year, officials...
BERLIN (AP) — More than 1,500 police carried out a series of searches in Berlin and arrested three people in a massive operation connected to the spectacular theft of 18th-century jewels from a...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official is calling for a review of the country's rules prohibiting all deportations to Syria after a young Syrian who had recently been released from prison...
BERLIN (AP) — A young Syrian has been arrested over an attack earlier this month on two German tourists, one of whom later died, in the eastern German city of Dresden which authorities said...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Hamburg defender Toni Leistner was banned for five games Friday, two of them suspended, for assaulting a fan who he said had insulted his family.
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Musicians have taken to the roofs of apartment blocs with alphorns in the German city of Dresden to perform a concert featuring distant harmonies at a time when cultural...
BERLIN (AP) — German police and customs officers have discovered 31 migrants hidden inside a refrigerated truck near the Czech border, police said Wednesday. Five of the men were injured during...
BERLIN (AP) — A judge in Germany has convicted a 56-year-old Frenchman of murder for killing his two young children by choking them and then filling their mouths with fast-hardening building...
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — A fourth player at German soccer club Dynamo Dresden tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday.
The already quarantined second-division club said on its website...
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Two players at German second division side Dynamo Dresden tested positive for the new coronavirus on Saturday, putting on hold the club’s planned return to soccer next...
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BERLIN (AP) — A court in eastern Germany has convicted eight far-right extremists who were accused of planning to violently overthrow the state.
BERLIN (AP) — At least seven people were involved in the November theft of 18th-century jewels from a unique collection in Dresden, German authorities said Thursday as they released a sketch of...
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Germany's president called Thursday for his countrymen to stand up to extremism and nationalism, warning that hatred and a desire for authoritarianism are on the rise again...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Opera singer and conductor Peter Schreier, who won fame at the Salzburg festival and Milan's La Scala, has died in Dresden, Germany. He was 84.
MILAN (AP) — MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone was provisionally suspended after testing positive for a steroid, the International Motorcycling Federation announced on Tuesday.
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are offering a 500,000-euro ($550,000) reward for information leading to the recovery of 18th century jewels snatched from a unique collection in Dresden or the...
BERLIN (AP) — The thieves who carried out a nighttime robbery of a German museum’s unique collection of 18th century jewels got away with less than initially feared, officials in the eastern city...
BERLIN (AP) — Thieves broke into Dresden’s Green Vault, one of the world’s oldest museums, early Monday morning, making off with three “priceless” sets of 18th century jewelry that German...
BERLIN (AP) — The mayor of an eastern German town is resigning after receiving repeated threats from the far right.
German news agency dpa reported Friday that Martina Angermann requested...
BERLIN (AP) — The German city of Dresden has passed a resolution aimed at strengthening democracy and protecting minorities amid growing concern about far-right extremism.
BERLIN (AP) — Eight suspected far-right extremists have gone on trial in Germany accused of forming a terrorist organization and planning a violent uprising.
BERLIN (AP) — Two security stewards working for Dynamo Dresden have "seriously damaged" the club by displaying Nazi imagery during a game against St. Pauli, the German team said Monday.
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian authorities say two Germans have died in separate incidents while hiking in the Alps.
Police in the town of Matrei told the dpa news agency Friday a woman and her...
BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people attended a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden on Saturday, a week ahead of two state elections in the country's east in which...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities on the Greek island of Crete have launched a search for a missing American scientist who had been attending a conference there this week.
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say they have arrested a Bosnian man sought by Belgium in connection with the 2015 Islamic extremist attacks in Paris.
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt's career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist's...
BERLIN (AP) — Paderborn is back in the Bundesliga despite a 3-1 defeat at Dynamo Dresden as Union Berlin failed to take advantage in Germany's second division on Sunday.
BERLIN (AP) — Smoke from grilled bratwurst sausages filled the air and the beer taps were kept flowing as Union Berlin fans celebrated taking a step closer to Bundesliga promotion.
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a 55-year-old Frenchman has been arrested on suspicion of killing his young children in the eastern city of Dresden.
BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian asylum-seeker went on trial Monday in eastern Germany over the fatal stabbing in August of a German man that touched off far-right protests in the city of...
DRESDEN, Maine (AP) — Voters in a Maine town have decided that town office staff should be appointed and not elected, in a reversal of policy.
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont semiconductor company is moving key tools used in microchip production from its plant in Essex Junction to its plant in Dresden, Germany.
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they are investigating two Bosnian men suspected of breaking arms control laws after discovering a stash of hand grenades in their car Monday.
Federal police said Tuesday that officers first detained the men, who had stopped in a no-parking zone outside Dresden's main train station, because they suspected them of immigration offenses.
While searching their Mercedes SUV a police sniffer dog found 17 hand grenades hidden behind the lining of the trunk.
BERLIN (AP) — The former head of far-right Alternative for Germany party has appeared in court on charges of perjury.
Frauke Petry appeared Monday before the regional court in Dresden to defend herself against accusations that she made false statements to parliament while under oath.
Petry has previously acknowledged making erroneous statements about the nature of loans that members made to the party during an election campaign, but denied doing so intentionally.
BERLIN (AP) — Kim Phuc, known as the 'Napalm Girl' in an iconic 1972 Vietnam War photo, is receiving a 10,000 euro ($11,350) award in Germany for her work for peace.
Organizers of the Dresden Prize say the 55-year-old, who now lives in Canada, is being honored Monday for her support of UNESCO and children wounded in war, and for speaking out publicly against violence and hatred.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany is preparing to purchase three new government planes after its aging fleet suffered a string of embarrassing breakdowns.
The dpa news agency reported that Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen says Friday in Dresden that the government is working on the order. She added "this is necessary; everyone can see that."
Details on the aircraft and their cost weren't immediately available, although news magazine Der Spiegel reported the government intends to buy Airbus A350s.
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.
BERLIN (AP) — Theo Adam, a German opera singer renowned for his Wagner roles, has died. He was 92.
German news agency dpa quoted Adam's family Friday confirming that the bass-baritone died Thursday at a care home in his hometown of Dresden.
Adam made his debut at the Staatsoper Dresden in 1949 before joining East Germany's Berlin State Opera in 1952.
BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper is reporting that an East German secret police identity card for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was a KGB agent in Dresden in the 1980s, has been found in the Stasi archives.
The Bild daily on Tuesday printed a photo of the card issued to "Maj. Vladimir Putin," signed and validated with stamps until the end of 1989. It said the document was found in the Dresden Stasi office's files on "cadres and education."
DRESDEN, Maine (AP) — Officials in a Maine town say they will ask residents to end the practice of electing town office workers amid reports of administrative problems.
BERLIN (AP) — German police say about 10,000 people have taken part in a protest against the anti-migrant group PEGIDA in the eastern city of Dresden.
Mainstream parties, labor unions and civil society groups staged a march with the slogan "heart not hatred."
PEGIDA, whose name stands for Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West, celebrated its fourth birthday Sunday.
BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors leading the investigation into a far-right demonstration in Chemnitz said Saturday there's no evidence a video showing protesters chasing down and attacking a foreigner is fake, despite comments from Chancellor Angela Merkel's domestic spy chief questioning its authenticity.
BERLIN (AP) — A trade union representing German journalists called Thursday for authorities to examine the treatment of the media by police following two incidents in which officers prevented reporters from covering far-right demonstrations.
The chief executive of the DJV union, Cornelia Hass, cited the case of a protester who harangued a camera crew working for public broadcaster ZDF during a demonstration against a visit to Dresden last Thursday by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
DRESDEN, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving small businesses in southern and coastal Maine more than a half million dollars to open up new markets, reduce energy costs and cut back on fossil fuel use.
BERLIN (AP) — German police say a World War II bomb that partially exploded while it was being defused in the eastern city of Dresden has been successfully deactivated.
Police said Thursday the nearly 9,000 residents who were evacuated from the city's downtown area Tuesday could return to their homes.
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have evacuated a downtown area of the eastern city of Dresden after an unexploded World War II-era bomb was found during construction work.
Authorities say around 8,700 people were evacuated from homes and businesses in an area near the main train station Wednesday as experts worked on defusing the 250-kilogram (550-pound) British bomb found the day before.
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — German second division leader Fortuna Duesseldorf defeated Dynamo Dresden 2-1 away to secure its sixth promotion to the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Rouwen Hennings' last-minute strike was enough for Duesseldorf to stretch its lead to an unassailable 10 points over third-place Holstein Kiel, which has three games remaining, ensuring that it will finish among the top two.