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Norway apologises to its World War Two 'German girls'

Wednesday, October 17th 2018, 20:59
related countries: Norway Norway

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg admits that they were victims of "undignified treatment".
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Bavaria sets Merkel new challenges

Monday, October 15th 2018, 15:48

Angela Merkel's position as Germany's chancellor could be endangered by poor regional election results.
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Hostage safe after Cologne railway station drama

Monday, October 15th 2018, 13:40
related places: Cologne

The incident at one of Germany's biggest transport hubs ends with the injured attacker in custody.
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Merkel's Bavaria ally CSU suffers massive losses

Monday, October 15th 2018, 10:11

Election results in Germany's biggest state cast new doubt over Angela Merkel's ruling coalition.
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Jamal Khashoggi case: 'Credible' probe needed over missing writer

Sunday, October 14th 2018, 21:02
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK, France and Germany say they expect a detailed Saudi response on Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.
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Three dead as plane crashes into crowd in Germany

Sunday, October 14th 2018, 19:17

Two women and a boy are killed when a Cessna comes down in Germany's Hesse state.
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Bavaria conservatives fear losing majority

Sunday, October 14th 2018, 10:38

The conservative CSU's hold on Bavaria looks set to diminish in a key election.
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Germany protest: Tens of thousands march against far right

Saturday, October 13th 2018, 17:05
related places: Berlin

More than 100,000 people join a march in Berlin in protest at the recent rise in xenophobia.
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Germany's AfD sparks outcry at far-right child informer plan

Thursday, October 11th 2018, 11:24

Germany's justice minister sharply condemns an online scheme to denounce "biased" teachers.
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Viktoria Marinova: Arrest over Bulgarian journalist murder

Wednesday, October 10th 2018, 18:02
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

German police arrest a man over the murder of Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova.
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German far-right rock concert ends in violence

Sunday, October 7th 2018, 9:07
related places: Apolda

Eight police officers are slightly injured after bottles are hurled at them in Apolda, Thuringia.
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Couple sentenced in Germany for torture and murder

Friday, October 5th 2018, 15:46

A German couple used personal ads to lure women home before torturing and killing two of them.
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Bacterial meningitis scare in Berlin KitKat sex club

Friday, October 5th 2018, 10:25

Club-goers are urged to seek urgent treatment after a man contracted meningitis at a fetish party.
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Thieves steal entire German vineyard

Tuesday, October 2nd 2018, 15:14

The criminals made off with the field full of grapes worth 8,000 euros.
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Girl's racist poem sparks Germany row

Tuesday, October 2nd 2018, 10:16

The daughter of a far-right politician performed a racist poem at a shopping centre in Speyer.
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Chemnitz arrests: Six held for alleged far-right militancy in German city

Monday, October 1st 2018, 14:10

The men allegedly formed a group called "Revolution Chemnitz" and planned to attack foreigners.
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Hot air balloon hits pylon in Germany, with six rescued

Monday, October 1st 2018, 12:52
related places: Bottrop

The balloon became stranded 70m (230ft) above the ground in the western German city of Bottrop.
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Iranian diplomat faces extradition from Germany over 'bomb plot'

Monday, October 1st 2018, 11:37
related countries: France France, Iran Iran

A diplomat accused of involvement in an attack in France has no immunity, a German court rules.
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Turkey's Erdogan opens mosque in German city of Cologne

Saturday, September 29th 2018, 18:12
related places: Cologne

Turkey's president ends a tense state visit by opening one of Europe's largest mosques in Cologne.
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Danish police hunt for three in black Swedish Volvo

Friday, September 28th 2018, 20:16
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Sweden Sweden

Bridges and ferries to Sweden and Germany closed briefly during the hunt for a black Volvo.
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Nazi jibes and a fractured friendship

Friday, September 28th 2018, 5:12
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's president is on a state visit to Germany as the countries try to mend their fractured ties.
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Germany welcomes Turkey's Erdogan with gritted teeth

Thursday, September 27th 2018, 23:29
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

After months of mud-slinging and spite between them, the Turkish president has landed in Germany.
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Zimbabwe elephant tramples German tourist to death

Thursday, September 27th 2018, 17:47
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The German woman was trying to photograph a herd of elephants in Zimbabwe.
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Euro 2024: Germany beats Turkey to host tournament

Thursday, September 27th 2018, 14:00
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Germany beats Turkey to host Euro 2024 after a vote by Uefa's executive committee on Thursday.
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Erdogan defends footballer Ozil ahead of Germany trip

Wednesday, September 26th 2018, 10:18
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's president says the German player should not be "lynched" for posing in photos with him.
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Angela Merkel apologises over Maassen's controversial promotion

Monday, September 24th 2018, 11:48

The German leader "regrets" promoting a controversial spymaster and almost scuppering her coalition.
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In pictures: Beer flows as Germany's Oktoberfest opens in Munich

Saturday, September 22nd 2018, 11:15
related places: Munich

About six million visitors are expected to drink more than 7m litres (1.6m gallons) at the event.
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Peggy Knobloch: Man admits dumping missing German girl's body

Friday, September 21st 2018, 13:57

He left the body of nine-year-old Peggy Knobloch in a forest 17 years ago, prosecutors say.
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Taiwan hair salon covers 'swastika' signs after outcry

Thursday, September 20th 2018, 15:17
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

A shop has covered its logos after being criticised by local German and Jewish communities.
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Brexit: What does Germany's media think?

Tuesday, September 18th 2018, 23:36

In addition to assigning blame, there are concerns about Brexit's effect on economies at home and abroad.
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Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov 'likely poisoned', doctors say

Tuesday, September 18th 2018, 19:40

German doctors say the activist is out of danger but that it is "highly plausible" he was poisoned.
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Chemnitz unrest: German top spy Maassen forced out

Tuesday, September 18th 2018, 17:29

Germany's domestic intelligence chief is moved to another post amid a row over far-right violence.
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German treehouse protest dismantled by police

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 17:59

Thousands protest as police end a six-year forest occupation by anti-coal campaigners.
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Germany migrants: Police investigate attacks on migrants

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 13:37

Several asylum seekers were injured in two racially motivated attacks by locals in central Germany.
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Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 10:23
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Berlin

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge takes more than a minute off the marathon world record with a time of two hours one minute 39 seconds in Berlin.
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Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov flown to Germany for treatment

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 4:40

Photographs on German media show Pyotr Verzilov, who was allegedly poisoned, on a stretcher.
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Chemnitz unrest: Nazi salute man jailed in east Germany

Friday, September 14th 2018, 17:41

Several far-right protesters were seen giving the banned Nazi salute during violent protests.
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Reality Check: Are migrants driving crime in Germany?

Thursday, September 13th 2018, 0:57

The far-right AfD party alleges illegal migrants were responsible for 447 killings in Germany last year.
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German Catholic priests 'abused thousands of children'

Wednesday, September 12th 2018, 19:46

More than 3,600 children in Germany were assaulted by Catholic priests over 70 years, a study finds.
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Canada ends search for missing German star Daniel Küblböck

Tuesday, September 11th 2018, 3:12

The reality show contestant and actor went missing from a cruise ship off Newfoundland's coast.
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Volkswagen investors start €9bn emissions court case

Monday, September 10th 2018, 12:07

The German car giant is in the dock as shareholders seek compensation for "dieselgate".
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Germany migrants: Protesters march over young man's death in Köthen

Sunday, September 9th 2018, 21:05
related places: Chemnitz

Far-right and anti-fascist crowds march in Köthen, where a 22-year-old died after a fight with Afghan men.
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The waterslide with virtual reality

Wednesday, September 5th 2018, 7:49

Germany's Therme Erding water park is offering virtual reality headsets to riders of its waterslides.
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Chemnitz protests: Thousands attend free anti-racism concert

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 23:06
related places: Chemnitz

Top German bands performed at the concert in Chemnitz, which has seen recent far-right protests.
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U2 tour: Bono says his voice is returning after Berlin show is cancelled

Sunday, September 2nd 2018, 23:38
related places: Berlin

U2's frontman says his vocal issue is not serious after the band was forced to cancel a Berlin show.
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U2's Bono cuts short Berlin show after losing voice

Sunday, September 2nd 2018, 12:57
related places: Berlin

The singer told the crowd that it "wasn't right" for him to perform after suffering problems with his voice.
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Rival protesters return to Germany's streets

Sunday, September 2nd 2018, 11:48
related places: Chemnitz

German immigration policy was in the spotlight as around 8,000 people gathered in Chemnitz on Saturday.
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U2 tour: Berlin show cancelled due to Bono voice issues

Saturday, September 1st 2018, 22:47
related places: Berlin

The band were part way through their set when Bono apologised to fans before leaving the stage.
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German refinery explosion: Eight injured and 1,800 evacuated

Saturday, September 1st 2018, 9:32

The blast at an oil plant in the south of the country forces the evacuation of 1,800 residents.
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Chemnitz protests: Germany to probe leak of stabbing suspect

Thursday, August 30th 2018, 6:30
related countries: Iraq Iraq

An arrest warrant for an Iraqi suspect was leaked to far-right groups, sparking xenophobic violence.
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Wiesbaden in Germany removes gold statue of Turkey's President Erdogan

Wednesday, August 29th 2018, 14:20
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Wiesbaden

The effigy of Turkey's leader caused tensions in Wiesbaden after it was put up for an arts festival.
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Chemnitz protests: Far right on march in east Germany

Tuesday, August 28th 2018, 23:30
related places: Chemnitz

A murder in Chemnitz led to thousands hitting the city's streets. But who’s stirring the protests?
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Canada police arrest teen suspected in German tourist shooting

Tuesday, August 28th 2018, 21:12

A 16-year-old is facing 14 charges including attempted murder after a tourist was shot in Alberta.
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Chemnitz protests: Germany probes banned Nazi salutes

Tuesday, August 28th 2018, 17:34
related places: Chemnitz

Hitler salutes were spotted during a violent rally by far-right groups in the city of Chemnitz.
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Germany migrants: Merkel condemns 'vigilantes' after Chemnitz murder

Monday, August 27th 2018, 16:39
related places: Chemnitz

Germany's leader says "vigilante justice" will not be tolerated after far-right unrest over a murder.
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German town evacuated over WW2 bomb

Sunday, August 26th 2018, 15:47
related places: Ludwigshafen

More than 18,500 residents of Ludwigshafen had to leave their homes while the bomb was defused.
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Germany fire: Firefighters battle huge Berlin forest blaze

Friday, August 24th 2018, 17:09
related places: Berlin

German fire crews are fighting to extinguish a forest fire the size of 500 football pitches.
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Dresden protest: German police in Pegida far-right row

Thursday, August 23rd 2018, 14:52

A protester who told police to stop reporters filming has been exposed as a police employee.
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Nazi guard Palij deported by US to Germany

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 13:43
related countries: United States United States

Germany long refused to take Jakiw Palij, 95, the last known Nazi collaborator living in the US.
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Vladimir Putin attends Austrian foreign minister's wedding

Saturday, August 18th 2018, 21:01
related countries: Austria Austria, Russia Russia

Russia's president dances with his host during a controversial stopover on his way to Germany.
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'I met my IS captor on a German street'

Saturday, August 18th 2018, 1:03

A Yazidi teenager sold into slavery by IS tells of her horror at meeting her captor in a German street.
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#MeTwo - Germany's minorities speak out

Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 0:44
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Germany's minorities are speaking out about racism after the Mesut Ozil row over his Turkish roots.
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German police save man from baby squirrel terror

Friday, August 10th 2018, 20:08
related places: Karlsruhe

Officers respond to a call saying the animal was chasing a man down the street in Karlsruhe, Germany.
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Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich held for 'prostitute assault'

Friday, August 10th 2018, 11:37
related countries: France France
related places: Frankfurt

German cyclist Jan Ullrich allegedly assaulted a prostitute in a luxury hotel in Frankfurt.
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Germany lifts total ban on Nazi symbols in video games

Friday, August 10th 2018, 11:33

After decades of German video games censoring Nazi bad guys, the rules have changed.
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France floods: 1,600 evacuated, German missing at campsite

Friday, August 10th 2018, 8:02
related countries: France France

More than 100 children from a summer camp are among those taken into shelters.
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German couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles on dark net

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 16:57

A court in Freiburg gives long jail terms to a couple who sold their son to paedophiles.
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Wacken festival: Ageing metalheads escape care home for moshing

Monday, August 6th 2018, 15:50

The ageing metalheads were discovered in the early hours of Saturday at a German metal festival.
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'Oldest library in Germany' unearthed by Cologne archaeologist

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 15:28
related places: Cologne

Archaeologists in Cologne believe the former library dates back to 2AD.
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