Germany World Cup games are now finals, says Neuer
Germany captain Manuel Neuer said Tuesday that his side's two remaining World Cup group games are now effectively finals and revealed frank words were exchanged in the team camp as the holders fight to stay in the tournament.
Merkel, Macron to talk EU reform in shadow of migrant crisis
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for joint cabinet talks on EU reform, especially the flashpoint issue of immigration that divides the bloc and heaps domestic pressure on Merkel.
German media sound alarm after shock World Cup defeat
Germany's media reacted with concern and worry to the World Cup holder's shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico on Sunday. Hirving Lozano hit the winning goal after 35 minutes in Moscow when the German defence was caught napping. This was the first time Germany have lost an opening game at a World Cup finals since going…
Germany's World Cup defeat: five things we learned
Germany crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat to Mexico in their opening World Cup match in Moscow on Sunday. AFP looks at five things we learned on a frustrating night for the reigning world champions at the Luzhniki Stadium: Ineffective Ozil Whether it was down to a distracting pre-World Cup scandal or the result of…
Germany 'under pressure' after Mexico World Cup defeat
Toni Kroos and Mats Hummels criticised Germany's failings after the holders slipped to a shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico in their opening World Cup match on Sunday. Germany lost their first match at a World Cup finals for the first time since 1982 after Hirving Lozano scored the winning goal in Moscow. The Germans were…
World Cup holders Germany crash to Mexico defeat
Defending champions Germany crashed to the first defeat in their opening game of a World Cup since 1982 as Hirving Lozano's clinical finish earned Mexico a shock 1-0 victory on Sunday. The highly-rated PSV Eindhoven forward struck the winner on 35 minutes after a blistering counter-attack at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as Mexico beat…
Father's Day Traditions Around The World
Fathers have a special place in our hearts, from teaching little things to giving their wisdom for life's lessons. Their love wraps the family like a cocoon. Father's Day does not have as much hype as Mother's Day and has no universal set date. There are also a lot of traditions set by families in…
Brazil, Germany take centre stage in today’s fixtures
Brazil will be eager to bounce back in their first game against Switzerland after their dismal outing at the last World Cup, which they hosted.
Merkel under pressure in escalating row over immigration
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday faced a showdown within her conservative camp over the flashpoint issue of immigration that could threaten her political future.
Don't be stingy with EU reforms, minister warns Merkel
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned Wednesday that stinginess could end up costing his country and called for bold investments in Europe, in a clear criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cautious approach.