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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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Radcliffe inside London 2012 time

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 9:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Berlin

Paula Radcliffe beats UK Athletics' qualifying mark for London 2012 at the Berlin marathon as she finishes third, while Patrick Makau sets a new men's world record.
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Putting perspective on Pope visit

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 23:43

Warm welcome for Pope in Germany fails to disguise church crisis
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Pope meets German abuse victims

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 21:14

Pope Benedict has met German victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and expressed "deep compassion and regret" at their suffering.
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Pope making historic German visit

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 17:00

Benedict XVI, the Catholic Church's German leader, addresses parliament during his first official visit to his home country as Pope.
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VIDEO: Pope Benedict arrives in Germany

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 9:07

Pope Benedict's first official visit to Germany, the country of his birth, has begun.
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VIDEO: Pope begins visit to Germany

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 5:36

Pope Benedict begins his first official visit to Germany, the country of his birth. He has visited the country before but this is the first time the visit is being seen as official.
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Hugo Boss apology for Nazi past

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 16:48

The German fashion firm Hugo Boss apologises for its maltreatment of forced workers during World War II when it supplied the Nazi regime with uniforms.
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Germany bans large neo-Nazi group

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 15:32

Germany bans its biggest neo-Nazi association, the HNG, which supports far-right prisoners in German jails and their families.
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Wiggins takes time trial silver

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 15:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany's Tony Martin dominates the World Road Cycling time trial as Britain's Bradley Wiggins pips Fabian Cancellara to silver.
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Conductor Sanderling dies aged 98

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 14:37
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Berlin, Moscow

German conductor Kurt Sanderling, who fled Nazi Germany for Moscow in 1936 before returning in 1960, dies in Berlin at the age of 98.
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VIDEO: Riddle of 'forest boy' found in Germany

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 5:43

German police are still trying to figure out the identity of a teenager who walked into Berlin City Hall on September 5, claiming to have lived in a forest for five years.
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German poll upsets leave Angela Merkel looking wobbly

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 1:41

Merkel's coalition shaky after poll battering
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Merkel dealt Berlin poll setback

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 21:54
related places: Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition suffers a setback in Berlin, as junior partner the Free Democrats are humiliated.
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Siemens to quit nuclear industry

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 12:40

German engineering giant Siemens is to withdraw from the nuclear industry following the Fukushima nuclear disaster, its chief executive says.
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Mystery over German 'forest boy'

Friday, September 16th 2011, 16:14
related places: Berlin

Berlin police appeal for information to help them identify a teenager who appeared in the city saying he had been living in the woods for five years.
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Prussia king's erotic poem found

Friday, September 16th 2011, 12:28
related places: Berlin

An erotic poem written by Prussian King Frederick the Great is discovered in a Berlin archive, more than 200 years after his death.
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Eurozone leaders reassure Greece

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 6:17
related countries: Greece Greece

The leaders of Greece, France and Germany say Greece is an "integral" part of the eurozone, amid speculation of a Greek debt default.
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VIDEO: Greece 'integral' to eurozone

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 5:40
related countries: Greece Greece

The leaders of Greece, France and Germany have said that Greece is an "integral" part of the eurozone, following a telephone conference on the crisis.
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Barroso to put forward eurobonds

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 19:13

The European Commission is to propose joint eurozone bonds to help solve the region's debt crisis, despite German opposition.
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VIDEO: 'Premium' cars shown off in Germany

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 17:42

Premium car makers have been showing off their latest models in one of the most important car shows in the world.
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VIDEO: Urgent talks over eurozone crisis

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 9:29
related countries: Greece Greece

Germany, France and Greece are to hold urgent talks on the eurozone crisis amid growing fears that Greece might default on its debts.
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Workers sidelined by German success

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 7:12

The casualties of Germany's economic recovery
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Merkel bids to allay Greece fears

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 19:53
related countries: Greece Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel tries to calm nerves over possible Greek default, saying the eurozone bloc must stay together.
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Live - Tuesday football

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 17:48

Arsenal and Chelsea begin their Champions League group campaigns against German sides Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen, while there is also action in the Carling Cup and Leagues One and Two.
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VIDEO: Germany disputes WWII reparations

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 12:09
related countries: Italy Italy

A dispute over reparations for Nazi atrocities committed during the World War II has pitted Germany and Italy against each other.
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Suzuki to end Volkswagen alliance

Monday, September 12th 2011, 9:51

Suzuki seeks an end to its partnership with Volkswagen, after the German carmaker accuses Suzuki of breaking the terms of their agreement.
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VIDEO: German court upholds Samsung ban

Friday, September 9th 2011, 20:06

A German court upholds a ban requested by Apple to bar the sale of Samsung's Galaxy Tab in the country.
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German court upholds Samsung ban

Friday, September 9th 2011, 11:37

A German court has upheld a ban on the sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab saying it did infringe Apple patents.
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Berlin 'bomb plotters' arrested

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 16:55
related places: Berlin

Berlin police arrest two men suspected of planning a bomb attack, saying the two had procured chemicals which could be used for explosives.
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OECD sees slowing global economy

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 13:44

Major economies are likely to slow by the end of the year, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development warns.
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Sharp decline in German exports

Thursday, September 8th 2011, 8:26

German exports fell by 1.8% in July, much more than expected, while its imports also fell, official figures show.
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Berlin gets greater power over bailouts

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 13:58

Politicians get greater powers over EU bailouts
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Germany rejects bailout challenge

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 10:21

Germany's highest court rejects a challenge to the country bailing out other nations in the eurozone.
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Putin opens Baltic gas pipeline

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 14:15
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin presses the start button to open a pipeline carrying natural gas directly to Germany under the Baltic Sea.
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Samsung's Galaxy pulled from show

Monday, September 5th 2011, 11:38

Samsung Electronics decides not to promote its new tablet computer at the IFA electronics show after sales were blocked in Germany.
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Germans found dead in Afghanistan

Monday, September 5th 2011, 11:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two German men who disappeared in Afghanistan last month are found dead, officials in Parwan province say.
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Merkel suffers loss in state poll

Monday, September 5th 2011, 1:03

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats have suffered a loss in local elections in her home state, provisional results show.
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Udder news: German runaway cow calls it a day

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 13:46

A cow that made headlines in Germany after escaping from a slaughterhouse and going on the run has given herself up.
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Elvis Presley estate suing Arista

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 8:51

Elvis Presley's estate is suing Arista Music in Germany for $9m (£5.6m) in unpaid royalties dating back to 2002 for ringtones, downloads and apps.
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Oracle's SAP damages overturned

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 20:32
related countries: United States United States

The decision of a jury to award software giant Oracle $1.3bn (£800m) in damages from German rival SAP is overturned by a US judge.
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Art fraud trial begins in Germany

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 10:31
related places: Cologne

The trial of four people behind an alleged art forgery scandal in Germany gets under way in Cologne.
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Kosovan admits German US attack

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 13:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Frankfurt

A Kosovo man admits killing US airmen at Frankfurt airport in March - in Germany's first deadly attack by an Islamist - but says he does not know why.
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VIDEO: German 'fake art' trial due to start

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 12:16

The trial of a group of people allegedly behind an arts forgery scandal begins on Thursday in Germany.
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Bonn installs meter to tax city's prostitutes

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 12:09
related places: Bonn

The German city of Bonn installs a meter to tax prostitutes for soliciting on its streets at a rate of six euros per night, regardless of custom.
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Microchip monitors tumour growth

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 9:36

Researchers in Germany have developed a microchip sensor that can be implanted close to a tumour to monitor its growth.
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Arsenal close in on Mertesacker

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 22:21

Arsenal are set to complete the signings of Germany defender Per Mertesacker and Brazilian left-back Andre Santos on Wednesday.
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Ferry old indeed

Monday, August 29th 2011, 0:42

The century-old German gunboat still plying an African Lake
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Foreign tourists die in US desert

Thursday, August 25th 2011, 21:48
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United States United States
related places: California, Monday

A Dutch man and his German girlfriend, whose bodies were found on Monday, died of heat exhaustion in California's Joshua Tree National Park, officials say.
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Merkel to press Serbia on Kosovo

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 11:40
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Serbia with the message that it must normalise ties with Kosovo if it wants to join the EU.
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Coco Chanel: Nazi agent?

Saturday, August 20th 2011, 23:55
related countries: France France

Was the French fashion icon a German wartime agent?
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VIDEO: Arson attacks baffle German police

Friday, August 19th 2011, 6:09

Police in the German capital have been left baffled by ongoing arson attacks against luxury cars, which have left some 50 vehicles damaged across the city in the past few weeks.
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German fired for marrying Chinese

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 17:59
related countries: China China

A German court rules that an engineer sacked for marrying a Chinese woman was unjustifiably dismissed.
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Bank shares fall after euro talks

Wednesday, August 17th 2011, 17:02
related countries: France France

Shares in European banks and stock exchanges fall after talks between French and German leaders fail to convince investors.
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Raul 'turns down Blackburn move'

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 17:33
related places: Schalke

German side Schalke say Raul has rejected the chance to join Blackburn Rovers.
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Leaders demand 'euro governance'

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 17:30
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The German chancellor and the French president propose a number of measures to strengthen the euro, after talks in Paris on the eurozone debt crisis.
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Sharp slowdown in German growth

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 13:58

German economic growth has slowed sharply, new figures reveal, as French and German leaders hold key talks on the eurozone debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Leaders to debate eurozone crisis

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 4:02
related countries: France France

The French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet to discuss how to deal with the ongoing eurozone debt crisis.
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