Aug 10, 2016

German police detain alleged IS member who was asylum seeker

A German special police unit has detained an alleged member of the Islamic State group in the southwestern town of Mutterstadt. The German news agency dpa reported Tuesday that the 24-year-old asylum seeker, whose identity was not given, was detained after a tip from ...

Schweinsteiger bows out of duty with national team

Jul 30, 2016

Schweinsteiger bows out of duty with national team

Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger announced Friday that he is retiring from international soccer after making 120 appearances over 12 years. “I have just asked the coach not to nominate me anymore for the national team because I would like to step back,” the 31-year-old ...

Munich gunman was fixated on mass killing, had no Islamist ties

Jul 24, 2016

Munich gunman was fixated on mass killing, had no Islamist ties

A German-Iranian teenager who shot dead nine people in Munich was a deranged lone gunman obsessed with mass killings who drew no inspiration from Islamist militancy, police said on Saturday. The 18-year-old, born and raised locally, opened fire near a busy shopping mall on ...