Germany mulling deal for China under-20s to play in 4th tier

BERLIN — The German soccer federation is mulling a proposal to allow China’s under-20 team to compete in the fourth tier of its league system. Because the Southwest Regional League is comprised of 19 clubs, each currently has two match-days free that can be used for friendly games. The one-off action would allow China’s under-20…

German Parliament remembers former Chancellor Helmut Kohl

BERLIN — Germany’s Parliament has honoured former Chancellor Helmut Kohl in a special memorial session, remembering him as the architect of German reunification but also not without flaws. Parliament President Norbert Lammert said Thursday that because of Kohl, who died Friday at age 87, “the peaceful unity of our country and a free and pacified…

German Parliament backs plan to pull recon jets from Turkey

BERLIN — Germany’s Parliament has voted by a wide majority to move reconnaissance jets flying anti-Islamic State group missions from a base in Turkey amid ongoing friction between the two countries. Parliament voted 461-85 late Wednesday to move six Tornado planes, a refuelling plane and around 270 troops from the Incirlik base to Azraq, Jordan,…

Munich shooting: Several hurt at Unterföhring train station

A German policewoman was seriously wounded in the attack and one person has been arrested. #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia 3Novices Europe

Formula One: Hamilton wins in Montreal as Vettel battles back to claim fourth

Lewis Hamilton closed the gap on championship leader Sebastian Vettel with a pole to flag victory in a Mercedes one-two in Canada. Vettel suffered damage to his Ferrari after a poor start but battled back to fourth. #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #Sports 3Novices Europe

Bayern Munich steal Gnabry from Werder Bremen, for $9 million

From Arsenal, to Werder Bremen, and finally, Bayern Munich — all in 10 months’ time.

Joining the losing side in San Marino

A San Marino loss against Germany was nothing short of a foolproof guarantee. Nonetheless, wearing the national team’s colors remains a source of pride for Sammarinese players. #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #Sports 3Novices Europe