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Police search refugee shelter after Hamburg knife attack

Police on Saturday said they had searched a refugee shelter in the Hamburg district of Langenhorn, where the 26-year-old suspect, from the United Arab Emirates, was believed to have been staying. A police spokesman did not say whether…

Man swims to work every day to avoid traffic

When Benjamin David commutes to work, he doesn’t drive or bike or take public transportation—he swims. David starts each morning by packing his suit, shoes, and laptop into waterproof bag, putting on a swimsuit or wetsuit and rubber…

Two German tourists stabbed to death in Egypt

An Egyptian man stabbed two German tourists to death and wounded four other foreigners at a popular seaside vacation spot on Friday, officials and witnesses said. The knifeman killed the two German women, and wounded two other tourists at…

G20: Trump and Putin meet for face-to-face talks

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are holding their first face-to-face talks, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg. "It's an honour to be with you," Mr Trump told Mr Putin, who responded: "I'm delighted to meet you…

German bus accident kills many

Officials in Germany say several people have been confirmed dead after a tour bus collided with a truck and burst into flames in the southern state of Bavaria. At least 30 people were injured in the crash. Forty-eight people were traveling…

Germany wins confederations cup

World champions Germany secured a first Confederations Cup title after victory against Copa America winners Chile in Sunday's final in St Petersburg. Lars Stindl hit the first-half winner following a mistake by Marcelo Diaz. Chile's Arturo…

Liberal mosque opens in Germany as women pray alongside men

With a mission to spread a liberal form of Islam, a mosque where men and women pray side by side has opened its doors in Berlin, complete with female imams. The Arabic phrase "Allahu Akbar" ('God is greatest') resonated through the crowded…

The Compact with Africa—The Contribution of the IMF

Some of the world’s top policymakers and investors are currently in Berlin to discuss a new initiative that could help reshape Africa’s economic future. Millions of citizens could see tangible economic benefits from the recently launched…