German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

Jun 22, 2017

German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thailand who was cycling near Munich this month. The king was not hurt. The unidentified youth, together with a 13-year-old ...

Jun 21, 2017

German teenagers shoot at Thai king with rubber pellets

Thailand’s king was targeted by two teenagers firing rubber pellets while he was cycling in southern Germany’s Bavaria, prosecutors told AFP on Wednesday. “I can confirm that on June 10 at around 11 p.m., two young boys aged 13 and 14 fired rubber pellets ...

Germany holds off Australia after goalkeeper's blunders

Jun 20, 2017

Germany holds off Australia after goalkeeper's blunders

Germany’s inexperienced side was given a scare by Australia at the Confederations Cup on Monday, holding on to win its Group B opener 3-2 after goalkeeper Bernd Leno gifted the Asian champions both goals. Only two members of Germany’s 2014 World Cup-winning squad started ...

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

Jun 20, 2017

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

In a hidden room in a house near Argentina’s capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country’s history, including a bust relief of Adolf Hitler, magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with swastikas and even a macabre medical ...

Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies at age 87

/ Jun 17, 2017

Helmut Kohl, father of German reunification, dies at age 87

Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of Germany’s 1990 reunification and mentor to Angela Merkel, has died at age 87, his Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) said on Friday. The mass-selling newspaper Bild reported that Kohl died at 9.15 a.m. Friday morning in bed ...