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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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Five Germans in fatal Swiss fall

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 15:04
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Five climbers who died falling from a Swiss mountain were German, and two were teenagers, police confirm.
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Goal-line technology heads to vote

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 0:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

It's England vs Germany as football chiefs prepare to vote
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Rare early America map discovered

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 0:04

Researchers in Germany discovered a previously unknown copy of a rare 16th century map credited with being the first to name America.
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Sharapova & Clijsters knocked out

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 14:28

Top seed Maria Sharapova and Kim Clijsters are both knocked out of Wimbledon in the fourth round.
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Scandal-hit German spy head quits

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 13:07

The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency, Heinz Fromm, resigns after a series of blunders in an investigation into a neo-Nazi cell.
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VIDEO: Roma now taking refuge in Berlin

Sunday, July 1st 2012, 16:21
related places: Berlin

The German city of Berlin, where the genocide of the Roma, or Gypsy, people was planned 70 years ago, has become the place where they now find refuge.
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A refuge for the Roma in Berlin

Saturday, June 30th 2012, 23:38
related places: Berlin

How Germany is providing homes for Roma
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Merkel defends compromise on euro

Friday, June 29th 2012, 20:21
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

Chancellor Merkel defends a deal to use eurozone bailout funds to help banks, a concession to Spain and Italy which sends stocks soaring.
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Germany 1-2 Italy

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 20:41
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

Mario Balotelli scores two superb goals as Italy shock Germany to book a Euro 2012 final showdown with Spain in Kiev.
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Queen unveils RAF bomber memorial

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 19:19

A £6m memorial to the 55,573 airmen of Bomber Command who died fighting the Axis powers during WWII has been unveiled by the Queen.
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German unemployment rises in June

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 11:34

The number of people out of work in Germany rises by 7,000 in June to give a jobless rate of 6.8%, according to official figures.
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VIDEO: Merkel rejects sharing eurozone debt

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 21:15

Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande meet ahead of Thursday's EU summit, as Germany again states it is not prepared to guarantee the debts of other eurozone countries.
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Merkel rejects sharing euro debt

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 19:10
related places: Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel again rejects the idea of pooling eurozone debt through bonds and urges greater competitiveness in the EU.
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Fears for Germany's pet pundits

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 12:22

Germany has upset animal rights activists with its latest attempts to predict the outcome of Euro 2012.
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German court in circumcision row

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 22:23

A German court rules that circumcising boys for religious reasons amounts to bodily harm, even if their parents consent.
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Eurozone crisis: The European divide

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 9:09
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

France and Germany differ over EU political union
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VIDEO: Afghan university lessons in English?

Monday, June 25th 2012, 12:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, France France

The Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, thinks it is in the country's best interest to educate students of science and engineering in English, French or German.
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Prandelli expects strong Germany

Monday, June 25th 2012, 0:07

Italy boss Cesare Prandelli says Germany will be favourites for their Euro 2012 semi-final on Thursday.
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German firms fear crisis impact

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 10:54

German businesses are increasingly worried about the impact of the eurozone crisis, a survey suggests.
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Greece v Germany, the bailout game

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 23:18

Politics fires up Greeks ahead of Germany showdown
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German deal on EU fiscal treaty

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 12:20

Chancellor Merkel gets German opposition support for the EU's new treaty on budget discipline and the new bailout fund.
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Eurozone contraction continues

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 10:25

The eurozone debt crisis continues to weigh heavily on economic activity, with Germany also faltering, according to a closely watched survey.
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Canadian denies gruesome murder

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 19:39
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering his Chinese student lover pleads not guilty to charges at a court hearing in Montreal.
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Germany face second Uefa charge

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 13:56
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Germany are charged by Uefa with improper conduct over fan behaviour in the 2-1 victory over Denmark.
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VIDEO: Body parts suspect extradited to Canada

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 11:11
related countries: Canada Canada, China China

Luka Magnotta, the Canadian porn actor suspected of murdering and dismembering a Chinese student, has been extradited from Germany.
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Court warns Merkel over bailouts

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 11:07

Germany's top court rules that parliament was not given a proper say in Chancellor Angela Merkel's decisions on the bailouts and budgetary rules.
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Body parts suspect back in Canada

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 10:22

A Canadian porn actor suspected of murdering and dismembering his lover arrives in Canada after being extradited from Germany.
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Loew warns Germany will improve

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 22:23

Germany coach Joachim Loew warns his side will improve after clinching their place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2012.
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Denmark 1-2 Germany

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 20:36

Lars Bender scores 10 minutes from time as Germany take their place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 as winners of Group B.
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Greeks urged to respect austerity

Saturday, June 16th 2012, 20:06
related countries: Greece Greece

Hours before Greeks go to the polls, German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges voters to elect leaders who will stick to austerity measures.
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Germany's forest boy 'is hoaxer'

Friday, June 15th 2012, 22:19
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Berlin

A youth who said he had lived in woods near Berlin for years is a Dutch 20-year-old who was living in the Netherlands until September, police say.
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German police raid Salafist homes

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 20:38

German police launch nationwide raids targeting ultra-conservative Islamic Salafists, suspected of threatening public order.
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Germany says 'no' to eurobonds

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 16:35

Germany's deputy finance minister, Steffen Kampeter, rules out "eurobond-lite" plans to pool part of eurozone countries' debt.
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Conference focuses on looted art

Thursday, June 14th 2012, 14:53

Experts from museums and auction houses are taking part in a conference in Germany aimed at recovering artwork looted by the Nazis.
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Police issue 'forest boy' images

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 23:18
related places: Berlin

German police issue photographs of a teenager who appeared in Berlin last September, who claims he had been living in the woods for five years.
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Netherlands 1-2 Germany

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 21:15
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Mario Gomez gives the Netherlands a lesson in finishing as Germany leave their rivals on the brink of an early exit from Euro 2012.
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Arrest over Kenya 'terror' blast

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 18:10
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Tanzania Tanzania
related places: Nairobi

A German national suspected of involvement in last month's attack on a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, is arrested in Tanzania.
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Greek pain inevitable - Schaeuble

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 17:40
related countries: Greece Greece

The German Finance Minister, Wolfgang Schaeuble, has said that ordinary Greeks cannot escape painful cuts and must accept them however they vote.
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German state expels far-right MPs

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 16:34

MPs from a far-right party are expelled from the parliament chamber of the German state of Saxony for wearing clothing associated with neo-Nazis.
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Dutch 'tense' before Germany game

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 9:55
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk says his squad are tense ahead of their vital clash with Germany in Kharkiv.
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Nuclear damages sought by E.On

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 9:25

Energy group E.On is to seek damages of about 8bn euros over from the enforced shutdown of German nuclear power stations.
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Germany hit by Uefa disciplinary

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 16:42
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Uefa charges Germany for the behaviour of their supporters who threw missiles during their match against Portugal.
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More to come from Germany - Loew

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 10:15
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Joachim Loew says there is more to come from his side after Germany start Euro 2012 with a 1-0 win over Portugal.
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Germany 1-0 Portugal

Saturday, June 9th 2012, 21:07
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Mario Gomez's second-half header ensures Germany make a winning start after Portugal threaten to frustrate Joachim Loew's side.
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German minister in carpet gaffe

Friday, June 8th 2012, 12:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A German minister who sent home a big Afghan carpet free of charge on an intelligence service plane is criticised by opposition politicians.
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Cameron: UK wants euro to succeed

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 15:15

David Cameron says he wants the euro to succeed but the UK will not take part in further integration seen as "necessary" to help it continue.
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Merkel urges EU political union

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 9:22

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the EU needs a political union even if it means some countries integrating faster than others.
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German industry declines in April

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 10:47

Industrial production fell in Germany in April, while official figures confirm zero growth for the eurozone economy.
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Porn actor in court over murder

Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 21:43
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Berlin

The Canadian porn actor wanted for the murder and dismemberment of his lover will not oppose his extradition from Germany, prosecutors say.
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VIDEO: Canada murder suspect in court

Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 21:35
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian porn actor wanted for the murder and dismemberment of his lover has told a judge he will not fight his extradition from Germany, prosecutors say.
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Canadian 'killer' held in Berlin

Monday, June 4th 2012, 22:19
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Berlin, Montreal

Police in Berlin arrest the Canadian porn actor wanted for the murder and dismemberment of his lover in Montreal.
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VIDEO: Canada body part suspect arrested

Monday, June 4th 2012, 20:44
related countries: Canada Canada
related places: Berlin

Police in Berlin have arrested the Canadian porn actor wanted for the murder and dismemberment of his lover.
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VIDEO: 'I developed camel shampoo'

Sunday, June 3rd 2012, 5:41

With her German partners, Birgit Maria Kemphues has helped to develop an organic camel shampoo made from German pine trees.
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VIDEO: Clashes as Nato remove Kosovo roadblocks

Friday, June 1st 2012, 21:11

Clashes between Serbs and Nato soldiers as they removed roadblocks in northern Kosovo have left two German soldiers and three Serbs injured.
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Scooter ignore major labels to break records

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 23:00

The German dance act that become an industry
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Telefonica plans German unit sale

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 22:34

Telefonica announces a plan to sell shares in its German unit on the stock market in a effort to reduce its debt burden.
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Greeks and Germans go against the grain

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 19:54
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek and German winemakers reject eurozone hostility
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Markets unsettled by Spain fears

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 17:39
related countries: Spain Spain

Fears over Spain's finances have sparked losses for stock markets and a move into safe haven investments.
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VIDEO: Syriza 'not seeking conflict'

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 9:47
related countries: Greece Greece

Yiannis Milios, an economic advisor to the leftist Syriza party in Greece, tells Gavin Esler that his party does not seek revenge or conflict with Germany.
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Djokovic and Federer win through

Monday, May 28th 2012, 15:25
related countries: France France

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer secure straight-sets victories in the first round of the French Open.
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