Bean sprouts now suspects in E. coli crisis

Bean sprouts now suspects in E. coli crisis

Bean sprouts have emerged as the new chief suspect in the hunt for the cause of the deadly E. coli bacteria outbreak, with health authorities issuing a fresh warning on Sunday.

Former Germany coach Vogts attacked in Baku

Former Germany coach Vogts attacked in Baku

Berti Vogts, coach of Azerbaijan's national football squad and Germany trainer from 1990 to 1998, was violently attacked by three people before a press conference in Azerbaijan's capital Baku on Sunday.

Three Afghans killed in Bundeswehr clashes

Three Afghans killed in Bundeswehr clashes

An investigative report by the United Nations said German soldiers stationed in Talokan apparently shot and killed three Afghans who attacked a Bundeswehr outpost in mid-May, a weekend media report said.

Mother arrested in connection with daughters’ deaths

Mother arrested in connection with daughters’ deaths

Police in Lower Saxony said a 41-year-old woman is suspected of killing her two young daughters early on Saturday, apparently while both children were sleeping.

Germans work less than southern Europeans, study says

Germans work less than southern Europeans, study says

Southern Europeans work more and longer than Germans, a study said, debunking recent comments made by Chancellor Angela Merkel that suggested workers in debt-mired Greece, Spain and Portugal are lazy.

Merkel’s nuclear stance ruffles conservative feathers

Merkel’s nuclear stance ruffles conservative feathers

Members of Germany's governing coalition criticised Chancellor Angela Merkel's support for a phase-out of nuclear power by 2022, calling the policy a "mistake" and accusing the CDU leader of weakening her party's political profile.

Authorities cast doubt on possible E. coli links

Authorities cast doubt on possible E. coli links

Scientists have yet to trace the source of an E. coli outbreak that has spread to 12 countries and killed at least 19 people, mainly in Germany, as experts on Saturday ruled out links to a Hamburg festival.