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Munich: Capital and most populous city of Bavaria, Germany
Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria, the second most populous German federal state. With a population of around 1.5 million, it is the third-largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, and thus the largest which does not constitute its own state, as well as the 11th-largest city in the European Union. The city's metropolitan region is home to 6 million people. Straddling the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps, it is the seat of the Bavarian administrative region of Upper Bavaria, while being the most densely populated municipality in Germany. Munich is the second-largest city in the Bavarian dialect area, after the Austrian capital of Vienna, Munich was one of the host cities of the official tournament of the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

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Jaishankar holds 'very good meeting' with German counterpart; discusses counter-terrorism

Jaishankar, who also inaugurated the Indian pavilion at the Berlin International Film Festival, thanked the German Foreign Minister for his country's "strong support" for the expanded India-EU..
IndiaTimes - Published

Charlton leads tributes to Munich hero Gregg

Sir Bobby Charlton says Harry Gregg was "a fantastic goalkeeper but more importantly an incredible human being".
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Videos for Munich


Manchester United greats say goodbye to former goalkeeper Harry Gregg [Video]Manchester United greats say goodbye to former goalkeeper Harry Gregg

Sir Bobby Charlton, one of the players Gregg pulled from the wreckage of a burning plane, was among those who gathered to say farewell to the goalkeeper whose courage in the aftermath of the 1958..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published

Manchester United legends gather for Harry Gregg funeral [Video]Manchester United legends gather for Harry Gregg funeral

Manchester United greats Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Alex Ferguson and Denis Law are among mourners who have gathered for the funeral of club hero Harry Gregg. The former Northern Ireland international..

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Manchester United great Harry Gregg dies aged 87 [Video]Manchester United great Harry Gregg dies aged 87

Former Manchester United goalkeeper and hero of the Munich air disaster Harry Gregg has died at the age of 87.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:37Published

Treat Facebook like something between a newspaper and telco: Zuckerberg [Video]Treat Facebook like something between a newspaper and telco: Zuckerberg

Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between a newspaper and a tecom company, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Saturday. Fred Katayama reports.

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"West is winning," U.S. tells China [Video]"West is winning," U.S. tells China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended his nation's global role despite misgivings in Europe. As Fred Katayama reports, Defense Secretary Mark Esper added that the West should not depend on China..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:22Published

US and Taliban reach Afghanistan truce on sidelines of Munich security conference [Video]US and Taliban reach Afghanistan truce on sidelines of Munich security conference

The truce came after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper met in Munich with Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani. View on euronews

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Wuhan virus origins still in question [Video]Wuhan virus origins still in question

A report by a group of Chinese researchers states that the earliest patient that contracted the virus had not visited the seafood market.

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At least six killed in shooting in Germany [Video]At least six killed in shooting in Germany

Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in south-western Germany. Rot am See is located about 170 kilometres (105 miles) north west of Munich.

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Hitler impersonator arrested Germany [Video]Hitler impersonator arrested Germany

Harald Zenz was arrested in Munich after trying to get into a bar dressed as Adolf Hitler.

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Bayern legend Oliver Kahn becomes board member [Video]Bayern legend Oliver Kahn becomes board member

'I know how high expectations are', says former Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn on becoming a Bayern board member.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:33Published

New Bayern board member Oliver Kahn defends Nuebel transfer [Video]New Bayern board member Oliver Kahn defends Nuebel transfer

Former Bayern Munich great Oliver Kahn defends his club's decision to sign Schalke keeper Alexander Nuebel.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:41Published

 

Ex-Man Utd keeper & Munich hero Gregg dies aged 87

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg, hailed as a hero of the 1958 Munich air disaster, dies at the age of 87.
BBC News - Published

Harry Gregg: Munich air disaster hero and Northern Ireland goalkeeping great dies

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg, hailed as a hero of the 1958 Munich air disaster, dies at the age of 87.
BBC News - Published

'The West is winning': Pompeo touts US commitment to Western allies in face of criticism

'the west is winning': pompeo touts us commitment to western allies in face of criticism
Munich, Germany (CNN)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the erosion of the transatlantic alliance "grossly exaggerated," and pushed back on comments by Germany's President that the US has rejected..
WorldNews - Published

Official says US, Taliban reach Afghanistan truce agreement

official says us, taliban reach afghanistan truce agreement
MUNICH — A senior U.S. official said Friday the United States and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very soon” and could lead to withdrawals of American troops..
WorldNews - Published

Trudeau tells U.S. lawmakers he's confident USMCA bill will pass Commons

trudeau tells u.s. lawmakers he's confident usmca bill will pass commons
MUNICH — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is telling U.S. lawmakers that he’s confident his Liberal government will “have the votes” for the House of Commons to ratify the new North American trade..
WorldNews - Published

Russian, Turkish foreign ministers to meet on Sunday amid Syria tensions: Ifax

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Munich on Sunday on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, the Interfax news agency reported on..
Reuters - Published

German car supplier to reopen headquarters after coronavirus infections

German auto parts supplier Webasto [WEBA.UL] will on Wednesday reopen its headquarters close to Munich, it said on Tuesday, after eight of its employees contracted the new coronavirus that is quickly..
Reuters - Published

Storm Sabine: Lufthansa cancels Monday flights to Munich from Delhi, Mumbai


IndiaTimes - Published

BMW, Great Wall to build new China plant for electric cars

bmw, great wall to build new china plant for electric cars
MUNICH — BMW and its partner Great Wall Motor said they plan to build a plant in China with a capacity of 160,000 cars per year, and which will produce BMW’s electric MINI brand and Great...
WorldNews - Published

Lebanese businessman donates €600K worth of Nazi items to Jewish community

lebanese businessman donates €600k worth of nazi items to jewish community
Geneva-based Lebanese entrepreneur Abdallah Chatila purchased 600,000 euros worth of Nazi memorabilia at the controversial Hermann Historica auction in Munich, only to donate them right to the Jewish..
WorldNews - Published

Oktoberfest 'produces 10 times as much methane as the city of Boston'

oktoberfest 'produces 10 times as much methane as the city of boston'
For the millions of people who descend on Munich for the annual booze-drenched bash, Oktoberfest is a celebration of beer, bands and bratwurst. But as the dust settles for another year on the world’s..
WorldNews - Published

'A nightmare I never even considered': Lufthansa passenger's cat goes missing during transit

Molly McFadden flew with her cats Milo and Beau from Munich to Washington, D.C. on Oct. 3 ⁠— only to find Milo missing upon landing at the airport.
USATODAY.com - Published

Shooting suspects hijacked car, are on motorway to Munich: German mayor

The mayor of the eastern German town of Landsberg said on Wednesday that two people suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting attack in the area had hijacked a car and were on a motorway that leads..
Reuters - Published

UEFA announce Champions League hosts, new Europa Conference League and Nations League changes

uefa announce champions league hosts, new europa conference league and nations league changes
UEFA has announced the next three Champions League final venues, confirmed the name of a new European club competition - the Europa Conference League - and announced changes to the Nations League...
WorldNews - Published

UEFA announces Champions League final venues for 2021, 2022 and 2023

uefa announces champions league final venues for 2021, 2022 and 2023
UEFA has announced Saint Petersburg's Gazprom Arena, Munich's Allianz Arena and London's Wembley as the Champions League final venues from 2021 to 2023. The governing body confirmed the...
WorldNews - Published

Champions League: Wembley will host 2023 final

Wembley will host the 2023 Champions League final, with St Petersburg and Munich staging the 2021 and 2022 finals respectively.
BBC News - Published

Wembley to host 2023 Champions League final

Wembley will host the 2023 Champions League final, with St Petersburg and Munich staging the 2021 and 2022 finals respectively.
BBC News - Published

Huawei in public test as it unveils sanction-hit phone

huawei in public test as it unveils sanction-hit phone
BERLIN: Chinese tech giant Huawei launches its latest high-end smartphone in Munich on Thursday, the first that could be void of popular Google apps because of US sanctions. Observers are asking..
WorldNews - Published

BMW CFO wants to cut 5,000-6,000 jobs by 2022: Manager Magazin

BMW's finance chief Nicolas Peter wants to cut between 5,000 and 6,000 jobs by 2022, mostly at the carmaker's Munich headquarters, a German magazine reported on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Huawei promises smartest 5G phone, but who will be brave enough to buy?

huawei promises smartest 5g phone, but who will be brave enough to buy?
INTERNATIONAL - Huawei [HWT.UL] launches what could be the world’s most powerful and feature-packed 5G smartphone later today, but the fate of the device in Europe will hang on whether it can..
WorldNews - Published

Taiwan’s economy losing steam: survey

taiwan’s economy losing steam: survey
Taiwan’s economy is losing momentum, veering away from an earlier course of recovery for this quarter, as global trade conflicts flare up without solutions in sight, the Munich-based Ifo Institute..
WorldNews - Published

Germany's Siemens Healthineers to buy U.S. firm Corindus for $1.1 bln

germany's siemens healthineers to buy u.s. firm corindus for $1.1 bln
MUNICH — Siemens Healthineers has agreed to buy Corindus Vascular Robotics for $1.1 billion in the biggest acquisition since the Siemens subsidiary listed on the stock market last year. Healthineers..
WorldNews - Published

Zinedine Zidane Refuses to Condemn Gareth Bale for Golf Pictures (But May Never Pick Him Again)

zinedine zidane refuses to condemn gareth bale for golf pictures (but may never pick him again)
​Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane refused to condemn Gareth Bale, who has seen a big money move to China fall through, after reports that the winger was playing golf on Tuesday night when while his..
WorldNews - Published

German prosecutors charge former Audi boss with fraud over ‘dieselgate’

german prosecutors charge former audi boss with fraud over ‘dieselgate’
The public prosecutor’s office in Munich said on Wednesday that it had filed charges against former Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler. He is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen’s..
WorldNews - Published

Prosecutors charge former Audi CEO Stadler over his role in emissions scandal

Prosecutors have filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal, the public prosecutors office in..
Reuters - Published

Zidane claims doctor stopped Bale from travelling with Madrid

zidane claims doctor stopped bale from travelling with madrid
Gareth Bale's move to Jiangsu Suning collapsing was not the reason for him missing out on Real Madrid's trip to Munich. Gareth Bale did not travel for Real Madrid's participation in the Audi Cup on..
WorldNews - Published

Harry Kane scores winner as Tottenham beat Real Madrid 1-0

harry kane scores winner as tottenham beat real madrid 1-0
Harry Kane's first-half strike proved enough as Tottenham claimed a narrow 1-0 victory over Real Madrid in their pre-season Audi Cup meeting in Munich. Kane intercepted...
WorldNews - Published

Kane scores as Spurs beat Real Madrid in friendly

Harry Kane scores the only goal as Tottenham win their Audi Cup semi-final against Real Madrid in Munich.
BBC News - Published

Gareth Bale: Wales forward withdraws from Real Madrid squad for Munich tournament

Gareth Bale pulls out of Real Madrid's trip to Munich for a pre-season tournament, following the collapse of his proposed move to China.
BBC News - Published

Neuer agent warns Bayern over future

neuer agent warns bayern over future
Munich – Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will not retire when his contract at Bayern Munich runs out in 2021 but might not renew with the German...
WorldNews - Published

Munich Allows Topless Bathing After Police Get Pushback For Issuing Reprimands

munich allows topless bathing after police get pushback for issuing reprimands
The city of Munich in southern Germany has started allowing women to bathe topless after police scolded female topless sunbathers for exposing their breasts along the Isar River, Deutsche Well..
WorldNews - Published

Smith takes 1-shot lead in Munich, Kaymer drops off

Jordan Smith carded a bogey-free 6-under 66 to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the BMW International Open
USATODAY.com - Published

Munich storm: Several injured as hailstones the size of tennis balls lash city and smash cars

munich storm: several injured as hailstones the size of tennis balls lash city and smash cars
Hailstones as big as tennis balls have hammered Munich, injuring several people and smashing the windscreens of vehicles. The ice storm lashed the southern German city on Monday, damaging homes and..
WorldNews - Published

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