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29-May-2019 Munich

Manu Bhaker wins Olympic quota in Air Pistol

Shooter Manu Bhaker has sealed a quota for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a fourth-place finish at the ISSF World Cup in Munich on Wednesday. This is the seventh Olympic quota in shooting that India has won.While Bhaker missed out on a medal in the event, her...

05-Apr-2019 Dublin

Merkel expresses solidarity with Ireland on Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said her country will stand together with the other European Union (EU) member states and do everything they can to prevent a no-deal Brexit.Merkel made the remark at a press conference after meeting with Irish Prime Minister...

15-Oct-2018 Germany

Plane crash in Germany kills 3

At least three people were killed and another eight injured on Sunday when a small propeller plane crashed into a group of people at an airfield in the central German state of Hesse, police officials reported.Citing the police, local media reported that...

22-Aug-2018 Hamburg (Germany)

Indian men should change their outlook towards women : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has said Indian men do not view the women in the country as equal and they should change their outlook towards women, even as he disagreed with the view that 'India was the most unsafe place for women'.Addressing a gathering at...

18-Jun-2018 Germany

Dharmendra Pradhan on a visit to Austria and Germany

The Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan will lead an official delegation to participate in the 7th OPEC International Seminar organised by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries...

14-Nov-2017 Bonn

International Solar Alliance set to get become legal entity

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), jointly launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then French President Francois Hollande on the first day of COP21 UN Climate Change Conference in 2015, is set to become a legal entity next month, an Indian...

06-Oct-2017 Berlin

At least four dead after storm 'Xavier' hits Germany

At least four people were dead after Germany was hit by a heavy storm "Xavier" that caused heavy damage and traffic disruptions.German news agency dpa reports that the total number of victims to storm "Xavier" has risen to four by late afternoon local time,...

08-Jul-2017 Hamburg

G20 needs to build digital economy friendly : Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed here that the Group of 20 (G20) members should build a digital economy that is friendly to growth and employment.He made the remarks while attending a two-day G20 summit in the German port city of Hamburg on Saturday, Xinhua...

08-Jul-2017 Hamburg

Walk the talk on aiding Africa, Narendra Modi urges G20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the G20 nations to walk the talk on aiding Africa technically and financially.Participating in a working session on "Partnership with Africa, Migration and Health" at the 12th G20 Summit here, Modi said that G20...

08-Jul-2017 Hamburg

Narendra Modi meets Italian PM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni on the sidelines of the G20 Summit here."For second bilateral engagement today, PM @narendramodi meets PM Paolo Gentiloni of Italy," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson...

08-Jul-2017 Hamburg

Narendra Modi meets South Korean President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the G20 Summit here."Beginning with bilaterals on the second day in Hamburg. PM @narendramodi meets with President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of G20," External...

08-Jul-2017 Hamburg

UK-US trade deal to happen quickly : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he expects a "powerful" trade deal with the UK to be completed "very quickly", the media reported.He made the remarks after he began one-to-one talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May on the sidelines of...

07-Jul-2017 Hamburg

Russia didn't meddle in US election, Putin tells Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin told his US counterpart Donald Trump that Moscow did not meddle in the US presidential election and Trump accepted it, claimed Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.After the two leaders emerged from a meeting in Hamburg on...

07-Jul-2017 Hamburg

Donald Trump says he has much to discuss with Putin

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he looked forward to his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that will be held on the sidelines of G20 summit in Hamburg.Trump and Putin are to finally meet face-to-face six months after the US leader's...

07-Jul-2017 Hamburg

Ban countries supporting terrorism from joining G20 : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told the G20 that countries supporting terrorism should be banned from the international economic forum, apparently in a reference to Pakistan which is not an invitee to any of the group's meetings."Deterrent action should...

07-Jul-2017 Hamburg

Narendra Modi meets Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the G20 Summit here."PM @narendramodi meets PM @AbeShinzo on sidelines of G20 Summit," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.The...

30-May-2017 Berlin (Germany)

German-Asian ties no snub to US : Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday downplayed suggestions that her bid to further develop relations with India and China was a signal that Berlin and the EU were moving away from their traditional allies in London and Washington.Merkel was hosting a...

30-May-2017 Berlin (Germany)

Narendra Modi meets German President

In the last engagement of his visit to Germany, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier here on Tuesday."Reafffirming resolve for strong and dynamic relationship. PM @narendramodi calls on President Frank-Walter Steinmeier...

30-May-2017 Berlin (Germany)

German bill not 'right way' to combat hate speech : Facebook

Reacting to Germany's plans of enacting a new law to impose up to a whopping 50 million euros in fine on social networks if they fail to remove hate speech and fake news quickly from their platforms, Facebook has said that the draft law is not the right way to...

30-May-2017 Berlin (Germany)

Narendra Modi meets German Chancellor Merkel

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Germany, attended a private dinner hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday, soon after he arrived in Berlin."The bonds of a fruitful partnership. Chancellor Merkel receives PM @narendramodi...

13-Feb-2017 Berlin

Politics of hate, division so prevalent today : Gurinder Chadha

British filmmaker of Sikh origin Gurinder Chadha finds a lot of similarities between current events like Brexit and the US President Donald Trump's election and the 1947 Partition of the Indian subcontinent. She says politics of "hate and division" is very much...

06-Feb-2017 Madrid

Serena Williams leads WTA rankings

American tennis player Serena Williams led the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) world rankings on Monday for the second consecutive week.After winning the Australian Open last week, Williams snatched the top spot from Germany's Angelique Kerber, reports Efe.Williams...

20-Dec-2016 Berlin

12 killed, dozens wounded in Berlin truck attack

At least 12 persons are now dead and about 50 others injured in the Monday night attack at a Christmas market here after a truck ploughed into a crowded, media reports said on Tuesday.This was alleged to be a targeted terrorist attack very similar to the...

06-Dec-2016 Berlin

Atletico Madrid one of Europe's best teams : Carlo Ancelotti

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti has said that Atletico Madrid are one of Europe's best teams and stressed that games against the Spanish football club are important whatever the circumstances.In a press conference held on Monday, the eve of Bayern's final...

28-Sep-2016 Dortmund (Germany)

Real Madrid held by Dortmund : Tottenham, Juventus rebound with wins

Reigning champions Real Madrid conceded a late equaliser against Germany's Borussia Dortmund, while England's Tottenham Hotspur and Italian champions Juventus bounced back from their poor opening day performances to post away wins in the Champions League football...

17-Sep-2016 Berlin (Germany)

Protests in Germany over free trade pacts between EU, US and Canada

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Berlin and six other cities in Germany on Saturday to protest the two planned free trade agreements between the European Union, the US and Canada.Marches started at noon in Berlin's downtown Alexanderplatz and...

13-Sep-2016 Berlin (Germany)

Angelique Kerber wants to lead WTA rankings as long as possible

German tennis player Angelique Kerber said on Tuesday in Munich, after winning the US Open, that she wants to remain on top of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings as long as possible.Kerber, the first German to top the WTA ranking after legend Steffi...

31-Aug-2016 Berlin (Germany)

Baloch activists hold protest in Germany, thank Narendra Modi

Scores of Baloch activists staged protests in the German cities of Dusseldorf, Berlin and Munich against the "human right crisis and forced disappearances" of Baloch people in Pakistan, said a representative of the activists.The protests on Tuesday -- marking...

23-Jul-2016 Berlin (Germany)

10 including suspect dead in Munich shooting spree

Police in German city of Munich said a total of 10 people have died, including the gunman who opened fire near Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall in the Moosach district of Munich on Friday evening.Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae told reporters early...

08-Jul-2016 Johannesburg

Ricky Kej to perform for Narendra Narendra Modi at Johannesburg

Grammy Award-winning Indian musician Ricky Kej is set to perform for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other state leaders and dignitaries of South Africa at ‘The Dome’ here on Friday.The performance will be witnessed by a live audience of over 15,000 people...

27-Jun-2016 Munich (Germany)

Beckenbauer wants Spain as Germany's opponent in Euro quarters

German football legend Franz Beckenbauer has said he would prefer two-time defending champions Spain rather than Italy as his country’s opponent in the high-octane European Championship quarter-final.Germany booked their place in the last eight with a comfortable...

13-Jun-2016 Stuttgart (Germany)

Tennis: Thiem beats Kohlschreiber to win Stuttgart Open

Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem came from behind to beat Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the rain-delayed Stuttgart Open final here on Monday.Third seeded Thiem reaped his fourth ATP title of the year after edging seventh seeded Kohlschreiber in two...

24-May-2016 Munich

India continues disappointing campaign at shooting World Cup

Continuing their poor show at the ongoing shooting World Cup, India's best Rio Olympics hopes of Jitu Rai, Gurpreet Singh, Prakash Nanjappa failed to impress in 10 metres Air Pistol, while the women -- Anjum Moudgil and Lajja Gauswami -- missed out on making the...

21-May-2016 Munich

Shooting WC: Jitu and Prakash advance, Heena disqualified

Jitu Rai and Prakash Nanjappa finished fourth and 13th respectively to advance to the qualification round of the men's 50 metres Pistol event while Heena Sidhu was disqualified from the women's 25m Pistol event in the Shooting World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) here...

21-May-2016 Munich (Germany)

Guardiola left his mark on Bayern, Bundesliga: Loew

Germany coach Joachim Loew has said Spanish coach Pep Guardiola has left his mark on Bayern Munich during his three year tenure at the club.He added that the criticism Guardiola received for not having won the Champions League is unwarranted, reports Efe."They...

05-May-2016 Frankfurt

India, Pakistan finance ministers interact in German city

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has met his Pakistani counterpart Ishaq Dar on the sidelines of the annual general meeting of the Asian Development Bank.The two ministers had a brief informal interaction on Wednesday when both were seen exchanging pleasantries...

03-May-2016 Munich

Guardiola should be more outspoken: Oliver Kahn

Legendary Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn believes the German football club’s outgoing head coach Pep Guardiola has been too cautious over his team’s ambitions to win trophies and should be more outspoken about the team's objectives.Guardiola has guided Bayern...

03-May-2016 Bremen (Germany)

Bremen crush Stuttgart 6-2 in Bundesliga

Werder Bremen earned three decisive points in the relegation battle after beating struggling Stuttgart 6-2 at the close of the 32nd round of matches in the Bundesliga.Both teams are trapped in the relegation battle as Bremen occupy the 16th place, a relegation...

19-Apr-2016 Berlin

West Indies an example of T20 chaos: Steve Waugh

Outstanding former Australia Test captain Steve Waugh believes the turmoil in the West Indies cricket is a perfect example of the disruption the Twenty20 format has caused in the sport internationally.Speaking to media at the Laureus Sports Awards here on Monday,...

07-Apr-2016 Wolfsburg (Germany)

I was denied a penalty: Madrid forward Bale

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has claimed that he was not given a penalty even as his side's Champions League hopes were left hanging by a thread after a disappointing 0-2 defeat in the first leg of their quarter-final tie against Wolfsburg here.Beside...

06-Apr-2016 Berlin

Germany rules out debt relief for Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruled out a debt relief for Greece after meeting International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde and leaders of other global economic organisations."In our opinion, it is not legally possible in the euro zone," Merkel...

27-Mar-2016 Berlin

Win against Germany finest night as England manager: Roy Hodgson

England coach Roy Hodgson has termed his side's 3-2 comeback win against World Cup holders Germany as his "finest night as England manager".Germany dictated the pace for more than sixty minutes and established a 2-0 lead through Toni Kroos and Mario Goetze here...

19-Mar-2016 Gelsenkirchen (Germany)

Schalke down Monchengladbach 2-1 in Bundesliga

Leon Goretzka's late winner moved Schalke 2-1 past Borussia Monchengladbach at the opener of the 27th round in the Bundesliga football league.Schalke on Friday benefited on an own goal, and poor chance conversion by Monchengladbach, who lost their fourth...

27-Feb-2016 Cologne

Berlin beat Cologne 1-0 in Bundesliga

German football club Hertha Berlin wrapped up their first win of 2016 thanks to Vedad Ibisevic's first-half winner against Cologne in the 23rd round of the Bundesliga here.After one loss and four draws in the last few games, Hertha Berlin snatched a 1-0 victory...

14-Feb-2016 Munich

John Kerry says Syrian war should be settled on political track

The US Secretary of State John Kerry said Syria crisis should be settled on a political track, urging parties to take advantage of current opportunity to end the conflicts.Political settlement was the only way to end conflicts in Syria, Xinhua quoted Kerry...

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