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Germany beats France, reaches World Cup semis

RIO DE JANEIRO – It just wouldn’t be the World Cup without Germany in the semifinals. Harnessing all their big-game experience, the Germans delivered an efficient performance to hold off …


UPDATED: Fri., July 4, 2014, 3:04 p.m.

Germany beats France, reaches FIFA World Cup semis

It just wouldn’t be the World Cup without Germany in the semifinals.


A 1982 clash revived as France-Germany meet in FIFA World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO – When Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer embarked on a series of hair-raising dashes out of his area in the second-round win over Algeria, it would have struck …


Germany survives Algeria 2-1 in extra time

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil — When it comes to the knockout stages of the World Cup, wins are worth more than style. That was on full display Monday when Germany labored …


Germany beats the United States at FIFA World Cup

RECIFE, Brazil – They heard about people back home watching during their lunch breaks, streaming on office computers or playing hooky with fellow fans. And then, as the bus pulled …


UPDATED: Thu., June 26, 2014, 3:01 p.m.

US advances to World Cup’s 2nd round despite loss

They heard about people back home watching during their lunch breaks, streaming on office computers or playing hooky with fellow fans. And then, as the bus pulled away from the …


FIFA World Cup notes: Jozy Altidore to miss U.S.-Germany game

Jozy Altidore will miss the United States’ World Cup game against Germany on Thursday in Recife, Brazil, because of his strained left hamstring. The forward was injured in the Americans’ …


FIFA World Cup roundup: Germany draws 2-2 with Ghana

Miroslav Klose rescued a point for Germany, and tied the World Cup scoring record in the process. Germany was held to a 2-2 draw by Ghana on Saturday in Fortaleza, …


Brazil 3-1 favorite, U.S. rises to 150-1 at World Cup

Brazil was made a 3-1 favorite to win the 2014 World Cup it will be hosting. The Brazilians remained at the same odds after Friday’s draw as they held going …


U.S. to play Ghana, Portugal, Germany at World Cup

The United States drew a daunting task for next year’s FIFA World Cup: difficult opponents, tropical venues and a wearying 9,000-mile zigzag journey across Brazil. The Americans and coach Jurgen …


German govt helping probe into Nazi-looted art

BERLIN — The German government says it is helping Bavarian prosecutors investigate a huge art find related to pieces seized by the Nazis from Jews and art that the Nazis …


Italy celebrates a magical night against Germany

ROME — It was Italy’s night against the Germans, on and off the field. Premier Mario Monti and striker Mario Balotelli gave a much-needed boost to a country suffering for …


Grid operators say Germany must invest $25 billion

BERLIN — The operators of Germany’s electricity grid said today the country must invest about (euro) 20 billion ($25 billion) in new transmission networks over the next decade as the …


While German celebrations differ, shopping is still king

STUTTGART, Germany – Getting into the Christmas spirit is easy in Stuttgart, Germany, since it has one of the biggest and most famous Christmas markets in Europe. But the spirit …


Japan, France advance to World Cup semifinals

Japan knocked two-time defending champion and host Germany out of the Women’s World Cup in Wolfsburg on Saturday, advancing to the semifinals with a 1-0 win when substitute Karina Maruyama …


In Berlin, 20 years of unity

BERLIN – Ulrich Sauff and his wife stared at the mammoth domino pieces marking the path where the Berlin Wall once stood and reminisced about life in the barrier’s shadow. …


Teen kills 15 in Germany before taking his own life

WINNENDEN, Germany – The 17-year-old had no criminal record and authorities say he was barely noticed in school until he returned Wednesday with a handgun and a purpose. Entering the …


EU rejects bailout for east Europe

BERLIN – European leaders Sunday rejected a Hungarian plea for a $240 billion bailout of struggling Eastern European countries, as divisions continued to fester over how to prevent economic ills …


World in brief: Merkel scolds pope over bishop’s return

German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a stern rebuke Tuesday to Pope Benedict XVI, accusing the Vatican of giving “the impression that Holocaust denial might be tolerated” by welcoming a disgraced …


China passes Germany as third-largest economy

BEIJING – China leapfrogged over Germany to become the world’s third-largest economy in 2007, sooner than predicted, underscoring how quickly the concentration of global economic power has shifted. Although earlier …


The food? Wunderbar! The lodging? Extra cozy

Ich liebe Deutschland. How could I not love Germany? This country seems to be designed for a man of my proficiency with a fork.


Voters Reject Plan To Unite With Berlin

In a stinging rebuke to their political leaders, voters in the eastern German state of Brandenburg rejected a plan Sunday that would have united them in a single state with …