• Bayern defends Ancelotti for middle-finger gesture to fans

    MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich has defended coach Carlo Ancelotti for raising his middle finger to Hertha Berlin fans after supposedly being spit at following a dramatic 1-1 draw in the Bundesliga.

  • Bayern coach in spotlight for gesture to Hertha fans

    BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti could face a heavy fine for making an obscene gesture to Hertha Berlin fans after Saturday’s dramatic 1-1 draw in the Bundesliga.

  • US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp

    DACHAU, Germany (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II.

  • Europeans wonder if Trump will act on Pence’s reassurances

    MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Trump emissaries to tell European allies in person that the United States will steadfastly support NATO and demand that Russia honor its commitments to end fighting in Ukraine.

  • Bayern pulls off injury-time draw in Berlin in Bundesliga

    BERLIN (AP) — Robert Lewandowski struck in the sixth minute of injury time for Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich to draw at Hertha Berlin 1-1 and avoid to its second defeat on Saturday.

  • Germany’s Merkel to US: uphold, strengthen multilateralism

    MUNICH (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to the United States and others on Saturday to support and bolster multilateral organizations such as the European Union, the United Nations and NATO, an alliance to which U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pledged America’s commitment was “unwavering.”

  • In Europe, Pence says US will hold Russia accountable

    MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday conveyed a message to jittery partners that the Trump administration will “hold Russia accountable” and maintain steadfast support for NATO, a military alliance the American commander in chief once dismissed as “obsolete.”

  • The Latest: Pence: US to ‘will hold Russia accountable’

    MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Europe (all times local):

  • Munich conference brings hope for clarity on US priorities

    BERLIN (AP) — Top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials are getting their first opportunity to meet with members of the Trump administration amid concerns over the new president’s commitment to NATO and posture toward Russia.

  • Davydenko beats Mayer to win BMW Open

    MUNICH (AP) — Nikolay Davydenko won his second BMW Open title on Sunday by beating Florian Mayer of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.