The amount of money involved in a tax case against Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness has risen - again. An official claims Hoeness is liable for a greater figure than the amount to which he himself confessed.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has warned that global growth will remain sluggish. The agency reported a slowdown in emerging economies that would undercut gains in Europe and the US.
A friend has testified that Oscar Pistorius twice fired a gun in public before shooting his girlfriend to death. A forensic scientist has also testified against Pistorius in the South African court.
The ECB has published a manual with instructions for inspectors reviewing the asset quality of products of the eurozone's biggest lenders. The central bank is to take over banking supervision in November of this year.
Last year, the German luxury automaker Audi sold more cars than ever before in company history. That record did not, however, translate into a higher profit as price cuts and development costs weighed heavily.
Riot police have attacked protesters outside an Istanbul hospital during new demonstrations folowing the death of a 15-year-old boy wounded in mass anti-government protests last year.
Ukraine’s ousted president Viktor Yanukovych has blamed his opponents for the crisis in Crimea. Meanwhile, Crimea has voted in favor of adopting a declaration of independence ahead of Sunday’s referendum to join Russia.
A court trying Pervez Musharraf has delayed his indictment amid threats on his life. Pakistan’s former president has faced legal problems since returning from self-imposed exile last year to take part in elections.
In January, both German exports and imports made strong comebacks from a weak year-end in 2013. Exports rose at their fastest pace in almost two years, while imports surprised even more.
China is about to fully liberalize its interest rates, the central bank governor has said. By 2016, rates on deposits and interbank lending will be set by market forces rather than state authorities.
Authorities exploring terrorism in the case of a Malaysian aircraft missing since Saturday have identified one of the passengers traveling on a stolen passport. They also said nobody who checked in failed to board.
Japan has observed a moment of silence to mark the third anniversary of the quake-tsunami disaster that sparked the Fukushima nuclear crisis. The country has continued to struggle with massive cleanup efforts.
A US and two Russian astronauts have returned to earth after nearly six months on the International Space Station. The trio, who carried the Sochi Olympic torch into space landed safely in Kazakhstan despite bad weather.
China has deployed 10 satellites to help locate a missing Malaysian airliner, according to media reports. Dozens of ships and aircraft from 10 countries are looking for the plane as the search enters its fourth day.
The number of children affected by Syria's civil war has more than doubled in the last year, according to a UNICEF report. Child casualty rates are the highest of any recent conflict in the region.
The German government has proposed a dramatic increase in safety measures for areas surrounding nuclear power plants. The proposal coincides with the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.
The European Union is preparing fresh sanctions against Russia in response to the ongoing crisis in Crimea. This comes as NATO announced it was to deploy reconnaissance aircraft in Poland to monitor events in Ukraine.
Libyan government forces have taken control of a tanker that rebels had filled with crude oil which they'd hoped to sell. The North Korean-flagged vessel was seized, but blockades remain in place at ports and oilfields.
Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was jailed for a decade on grounds condemned as politically motivated, has applied for residency in Switzerland. He was freed in December, after German intervention.
The president of one of the world's top football clubs, Bayern Munich, has admitted to tax evasion on a larger scale than even the prosecution had claimed. He said he wanted to come clean - and avoid a prison sentence.
Pathologists have given evidence about the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in the murder case against Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. Listening to details of the autopsy, Pistorius was physically sick in court.
The head of Cyprus' central bank has handed in his resignation, indicating he would leave his post in mid-April. He cited personal reasons for his move, but experts also spoke of tensions with the government.
The European Union's 28 member countries have all increased their share in renewable energy generation in a bid to meet ambitious 2020 targets. But the jumps made in individual nations revealed vast differences.
Anna Schaffelhuber has won her second gold medal in the Sochi Paralympics, finishing first in the women's super-G. On Saturday, she won gold in the women's downhill.
Germany's grand coalition government has said it aims to compile a package of measures to help struggling national life insurance companies. Current record-low interest rates have put them in a bind.
EU and US delegates are meeting in Brussels for a fourth round of trade talks aimed at creating the world's largest free-trade zone. But critics say it could hurt consumers, workers and the environment.
The UN has launched an inquiry into recent violence in Central African Republic, where fighting has displaced some one million people and left thousands dead. Investigators fear genocide will come next.
US fruit giant Chiquita has said it will merge with its Irish rival Fyffes in an all-stocks deal worth more than $1 billion. The tie-up could raise anti-trust issues as only four firms dominate the global banana market.
At the end of 2013, Japan’s economy grew at a slower pace than initially forecast, raising concerns that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic reforms are losing steam. The plan has also caused a record trade deficit.
The Taliban has urged its fighters to target polling staff, voters and security forces in Afghanistan's April 5 elections. Monday's statement is the Taliban's first formal threat of violence over the upcoming vote.
Authorities have said an object spotted earlier in the day was not a life raft from the missing Malaysian plane. The cause behind the disappearance of the flight early on Saturday remains unclear.
The president of football club Bayern Munich's, Uli Hoeness, is standing trial in Munich in a tax evasion case that has dominated headlines in Germany for over a year. If found guilty, he could face prison.
A vehement opponent of peace talks between Colombia's government and FARC rebels has won a seat in the country's senate. His Centro Democratico opposition party roughly 20 more seats in Senate in Sunday's election.
Questions are mounting over passport controls, as search efforts continue near Vietnam for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet. The plane carrying 239 people, including two on stolen passports, vanished on Saturday morning.
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