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Champions Bayern Munich cut the gap to leaders Borussia Dortmund but were far from impressive in their 2-1 victory at Mainz on Saturday as they made it three wins in three matches in all competitions following their early-season dip in form.
Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan was left out as Germany coach Joachim Loew named a 23-man squad for upcoming Nations League matches against the Netherlands and France.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness suggested that coach Niko Kovac's decision to rotate players is behind the club's recent struggles and that he is risking his job by doing so.
Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka faces a race to be fit to face Hertha Berlin on Friday after twisting his ankle playing out of position at left-back.
Nevertheless, Matthaus believes that both Borussia Dortmund, who finished fourth, and Wolfsburg, who amazingly survived relegation by beating Holstein Kiel 4-1 on aggregate in the play-offs, can challenge Niko Kovac's men for the title this time around.
Bayern Munich have the funds to make a big transfer, but only want to use it when they see the "necessity" for it, CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has said.
Ilkay Gundogan says he was happy to have been applauded by sections of the crowd as he came on as a substitute for Germany in the 0-0 draw with France in their Nations League opener in Munich on Thursday night.
Manchester City's Leroy Sane returns to the Germany squad for next month's matches against France and Peru, but there is no place for Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira.
France winger Kingsley Coman will be sidelined for several weeks after tearing ligaments in his left ankle for the second time this year during Bayern Munich’s win on the opening weekend of the new Bundesliga season.
Mesut Ozil’s shock retirement from international football caught Germany head coach Joachim Loew by surprise, it emerged on Tuesday.
Holders Germany were knocked out of the World Cup on a stunning afternoon in Group F, courtesy of a 2-0 defeat against South Korea.
After months of speculation, Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer will travel to Russia as Germany’s number one goalkeeper despite having only come back from an eight-month injury lay-off in Saturday’s friendly defeat to Austria.
Arturo Vidal has backed Jupp Heynckes to continue as Bayern Munich coach "for many years to come."
Bayern Munich have confirmed their interest in signing Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka.
Goretzka is out of contract in the summer and would be free to negotiate a pre-contract agreement with foreign clubs from January 1.
Jupp Heynckes made a perfect start to his fourth spell as Bayern Munich coach with a 5-0 thrashing of Freiburg at the Allianz Arena on Saturday.
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The Forum, which was organised by the French Government and a number of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), was based on the idea that international cooperation was key to tackling global challenges and ensuring durable peace.