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News: Germany

We have started to collect the most important news related to Germany in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Germany: news

Europe struggles for climate lead

Sunday, May 13th 2012, 23:14

Key UN climate talks open in Germany, with Europe struggling to maintain its position as a global leader.
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German minister eyes key EU role

Sunday, May 13th 2012, 13:29

Germany's Wolfgang Schaeuble indicates interest in becoming chairman of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers.
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Germany united by nudity, divided by attitude

Sunday, May 13th 2012, 1:14

What German nudity tells us about gender politics
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VIDEO: The train that connected the West to Berlin

Saturday, May 12th 2012, 11:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

From the end of WWII until the end of the Cold War, a British military train ran daily from West Germany through East Germany to West Berlin.
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Germany's Pirate Party riding high

Saturday, May 12th 2012, 0:19

Germany's Pirate Party sets sail for a role in national politics
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VIDEO: Pirates win German protest votes

Friday, May 11th 2012, 5:41

Across Europe, there has been a flight from established parties and Germany is no exception, where the Pirate Party now has seats in three regional parliaments.
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Tymoshenko ends her hunger strike

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 16:47
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Jailed Ukraine opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko ends her hunger strike after being moved to a Kharkiv hospital to be treated by a German doctor.
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German exports rise during March

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 9:14
related places: March

German exports rose for the third month in a row in March, figures show, as firms expanded in markets outside the eurozone.
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German industrial output surges

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 10:41
related places: March

The volume of goods produced by German industrial firms recorded a surprise 2.8% surge in March, official data shows.
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Mertesacker called up by Germany

Monday, May 7th 2012, 12:12

Arsenal's Per Mertesacker is named in Germany's initial 27-man squad for Euro 2012, despite not playing since February.
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Regional poll setback for Merkel

Monday, May 7th 2012, 0:21
related places: Schleswig

The parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government lose regional elections in the state of Schleswig-Holstein.
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Paraguay indigenous skull returns

Saturday, May 5th 2012, 0:59
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay
related places: Berlin

The skull of an indigenous Paraguayan girl kidnapped more a century ago is returned to her community for burial after being handed back by a museum in Berlin.
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WWII profile of Hitler uncovered

Friday, May 4th 2012, 4:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Adolf Hitler developed a "messiah complex" as Germany began losing World War II, according to a newly unveiled British intelligence report.
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Germany charges four over 'plot'

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 17:35

German prosecutors charge four men with membership of a terrorist organisation after they were arrested last year on suspicion of plotting an al-Qaeda attack.
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Germany keeps up Ukraine pressure

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 12:30
related countries: Poland Poland, Ukraine Ukraine

Germany warns Ukraine again over jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, but Poland opposes any boycott.
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Lufthansa seeks to cut 3,500 jobs

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 7:10

German airline Lufthansa says it will cut 3,500 jobs as it seeks to cut its administrative costs by a quarter.
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Motorola wins Xbox ban in Germany

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 11:44

Motorola Mobility is granted a sales ban against the Xbox 360 and Windows 7 in Germany.
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Ukraine hit by widening boycott

Monday, April 30th 2012, 15:39
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Several European leaders cancel visits to Ukraine amid growing concern over alleged mistreatment of the jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
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VIDEO: Hundreds test Berlin's new airport

Monday, April 30th 2012, 7:42
related places: Berlin

Berlin Brandenburg Airport is set to open on June 3 but before the first flight takes off everything must be ready on the ground to ensure the passengers have a smooth journey through the terminal.
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Emmerich in German Film Prize win

Sunday, April 29th 2012, 12:10

Independence Day director Roland Emmerich has won six awards in his native Germany for his Shakespeare mystery Anonymous.
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Mercedes boosts Daimler profits

Friday, April 27th 2012, 6:58

German car and truck maker Daimler reports a sharp rise in profits thanks in part to record sales at its Mercedes-Benz division.
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Dead babies found in German flat

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 15:18

The mother of three dead babies found in the German state of Hesse denies murdering them, prosecutors say.
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Europe anger at Tymoshenko health

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 13:38
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The German president turns down a visit to Ukraine and the EU says it is "deeply preoccupied" by the treatment of jailed former PM Yulia Tymoshenko.
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Mourinho wants Chelsea final win

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 23:21
related countries: Spain Spain

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho wants Chelsea to beat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final after his side lost to the German club on penalties.
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German athlete exposes 'stalker'

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 12:45

Star German high-jumper Ariane Friedrich names an alleged stalker on Facebook, citing self-defence, and the move sparks a new debate about privacy.
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German satellite on 'berg watch'

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 11:57

The German radar satellite TerraSAR-X is returning regular images of the Pine Island Glacier ice shelf, to try to catch the birth of a giant berg.
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Mein Kampf to reappear in German

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 10:48

Bavaria plans to publish Hitler's manifesto, Mein Kampf, in German for the first time since 1945, before the book's copyright expires.
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Siemens cuts 2012 profit forecast

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 6:43

German industrial giant Siemens cuts its full-year profit forecast for 2012 as losses continue in its wind power division.
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VIDEO: Germany holds beard championships

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 3:23

The 2012 International German Beard and Moustache Championships have been held in Germany, with entrants competing in categories including Imperial Moustaches and Dali Moustaches.
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YouTube loses music court battle

Friday, April 20th 2012, 12:18

YouTube could face a huge bill for royalties after it loses a court battle in Germany over music videos.
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VIDEO: UN wives ask Asma for Syria peace

Wednesday, April 18th 2012, 19:04
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The wives of the British and German ambassadors to the UN have released a four-minute video urging President Assad's wife Asma to help end the violence in Syria.
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Wednesday, April 18th 2012, 15:00
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

A German-owned ship is to be searched by Turkish port authorities after claims that it is carrying arms destined for Syria.
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Three die in German train crash

Friday, April 13th 2012, 7:29
related places: Offenbach

Three people are killed and another 13 injured as a German regional train collides with a works engine near Offenbach.
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German incest pair lose in court

Thursday, April 12th 2012, 11:52

A brother and sister from Germany, who had an incestuous relationship and claimed the right to a family life, lose their case at the European Court of Human Rights.
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Outrage over 'racist' Roma story

Thursday, April 12th 2012, 11:27
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The council for Germany's Roma (Gypsies) wants a Swiss magazine banned for using an image of a Roma boy pointing a gun on its cover.
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German Salafists give away Koran

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 18:48

A campaign by German Salafist Muslims to give away 25 million copies of the Koran attracts the attention of the security services.
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China helps BMW hit record sales

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 10:57
related countries: China China, United States United States

German carmaker BMW reports record sales for the first quarter of 2012, a period in which it sold more cars in China than in the US for the first time.
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German exports rise in February

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 7:05

German exports rise for the second month in a row as firms expand in markets outside the eurozone.
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German exports rise in February

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 7:05

German exports rise for the second month in a row as firms expand in markets outside the eurozone.
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Grass's Israel poem stirs Germany

Monday, April 9th 2012, 14:58
related countries: Israel Israel

How a poem about Israel caused widespread anger in Germany
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German writer barred from Israel

Sunday, April 8th 2012, 14:07
related countries: Israel Israel

The German writer and Nobel laureate Guenter Grass is declared persona non grata by Israel over what it describes as a "mendacious poem".
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Swiss and Germans sign tax treaty

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 12:31
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland and Germany sign a new treaty to stop an estimated 10bn euros worth of tax evasion, but opposition MPs are threatening to block it.
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Missing cat turns up 15 years on

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 15:57

A cat called Poldi missing for 15 years is to be reunited with its owner after being found southern Germany.
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Swiss move fuels Germany tax row

Monday, April 2nd 2012, 11:24
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

German opposition MPs threaten to block a deal with Switzerland to tackle tax dodgers as the Swiss pursue three German tax officials.
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VIDEO: Giant junk robot plays the bass

Saturday, March 31st 2012, 2:26
related places: Berlin

A creation of Berlin artist Kulja Kugler, giant robot bass player can play two songs.
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Stolen art worth $1m is uncovered

Friday, March 30th 2012, 15:05

Four paintings worth $1m (£625,000) stolen from a New York gallery are recovered in Germany 24 years after the crime.
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Germany retail sales fall again

Friday, March 30th 2012, 6:55

German retail sales fell in February for the second month in a row, denting hopes that consumer spending will support the economy in the first quarter.
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VIDEO: Berlin torn between wealth and cool

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 5:31
related places: Berlin

Berlin is famous for its underground arts and music scene but some residents fear this sub-culture is under threat as new developments begin to take over.
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German strike disrupts air travel

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 12:54

Hundreds of flights are cancelled at German airports as ground staff strike as part of a wave of industrial action by public sector workers over pay.
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Germany's new breed of neo-Nazis

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 12:51

The young professionals in Germany's neo-Nazi movement
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VIDEO: Germany hunts far-right 'fugitives'

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 4:45

The German authorities are trying to track down far-right fugitives following revelations that three neo-nazis were apparently able to carry out a decade-long spree of racially motivated murders.
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BMW recalls 1.3 million vehicles

Monday, March 26th 2012, 16:14

German luxury carmaker BMW is recalling more than a million cars worldwide because of potential battery problems that could cause a fire.
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German business confidence rises

Monday, March 26th 2012, 9:21
related places: March, Munich

German business confidence rose for a fifth month in a row in March, according to the Munich-based Ifo institute.
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Merkel opposes Greece euro exit

Monday, March 26th 2012, 6:09
related countries: Greece Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel tells the BBC it would be a huge political mistake if debt-stricken Greece was allowed to leave the euro.
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