Jul 8, 2016

Germany: 222,000 asylum-seekers arrived in first six months

The German government says some 222,000 asylum-seekers arrived in the country in the first half of this year. The figures reflect a sharply lower influx after the overland route through the Balkans was blocked and the European Union cut a deal with Turkey to ...

Griezmann's double sends host France into Euro final

Jul 8, 2016

Griezmann's double sends host France into Euro final

France is heading back to soccer’s elite, and Antoine Griezmann is the man leading the way. Griezmann scored both goals to give France a 2-0 win over world champion Germany on Thursday and a place in the European Championship final against Portugal. It was ...

Germany lawmakers debate 'no means no' rape law

Jul 7, 2016

Germany lawmakers debate 'no means no' rape law

German lawmakers debated a bill Thursday that will make it easier for victims of sex crimes to file criminal complaints if they rejected their attacker’s advances with a clear “no.” The law currently requires victims to show that they physically resisted attack before charges ...

Germany breaks 'Italian curse' to reach Euro 2016 semifinals

Jul 3, 2016

Germany breaks 'Italian curse' to reach Euro 2016 semifinals

Germany ended 54 years of misery against Italy at major tournaments by taking a familiar route to victory: The penalty shootout. Jonas Hector lifted the so-called “Italian curse” off Germany on Saturday by converting the 18th kick of one of the wildest shootouts in ...