Gulf Times - Munich
Amir meets Afghan and Rwandan presidents, visits Bavaria Parliament

Amir meets Afghan and Rwandan presidents, visits Bavaria Parliament

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met Friday at his residence in Munich with Afghanistan's President Dr Mohamed Ashraf Ghani and his accompanying delegation on the sidelines of the 55th Munich Security Conference.

Amir arrives in Munich to attend security meeting

Amir arrives in Munich to attend security meeting

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived on Thursday in the German city of Munich to take part in the 55th edition of the Munich Security Conference.

Women ‘paid’ to attend anti-Qatar conference

Women ‘paid’ to attend anti-Qatar conference

While an international security conference is under way in Germany, another has been organised by the four countries blockading Qatar.

Suspect in Munich knife attacks to be placed in psychiatric care

Suspect in Munich knife attacks to be placed in psychiatric care

The main suspect in a series of knife attacks across Munich that left eight people slightly injured will be placed in psychiatric care, a court decided on Sunday.

Several injured in Munich knife attack: police

Several injured in Munich knife attack: police

Several people were injured Saturday morning in the southern German city of Munich by a man wielding a knife who fled the scene, said police, adding possible motives were unknown.

German man swims to work to help beat congestion

German man swims to work to help beat congestion

Fed-up with the grind of taking a bus or bike to work every day on congested streets in Munich, Benjamin David started swimming there instead.

Berlin airport workers to strike again over pay

Berlin airport workers to strike again over pay

Ground staff at Berlin's two airports will start a 25-hour strike on Monday, the Verdi union said on Sunday, stepping up action in a pay dispute that has already caused the cancellation of around 1,000 flights.

Syrian refugee arrested after killing woman with machete in Germany

Syrian refugee arrested after killing woman with machete in Germany

A 21-year-old Syrian refugee killed a woman with a machete and injured two other people on Sunday before being arrested in the southern German city of Reutlingen, a police spokesman said.

Munich gunman 'planned shooting for a year, chose victims randomly'

Munich gunman 'planned shooting for a year, chose victims randomly'

The 18-year-old gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree in Munich had been planning his crime for a year but chose his victims at random, officials said on Sunday.

Munich gunman fixated on mass killing, had no Islamist ties

Munich gunman fixated on mass killing, had no Islamist ties

A German-Iranian teenager who shot dead nine people in Munich was a deranged lone gunman obsessed with mass killings who drew no inspiration from Islamist militancy, police said on Saturday.

Munich shooter likely lured victims via Facebook: minister

Munich shooter likely lured victims via Facebook: minister

The teenager who shot dead nine people in Munich had likely hacked a Facebook account and used it to lure victims to the McDonald's outlet where he began his rampage, the German interior minister said on Saturday.

Gunmen launch deadly attack on Munich shopping mall, still on the run

Gunmen launch deadly attack on Munich shopping mall, still on the run

Gunmen attacked a busy shopping mall in the German city of Munich on Friday evening, spraying bullets as people fled in horror for safety from what police said was a terrorist attack.