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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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Germany: news

Merkel blasts 'neo-Nazi' murders

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 0:03

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the murders of nine immigrant workers and a policewoman by suspected neo-Nazis are "shameful" for Germany.
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Deutsche Bank boss reign to end

Monday, November 14th 2011, 21:58

Deutsche Bank's chief Josef Ackermann is to leave next year, ending his nine-year reign at the top of Germany's largest lender.
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VIDEO: Merkel: Europe's toughest hour

Monday, November 14th 2011, 18:51

Europe faces its biggest challenge since World War II, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.
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VIDEO: Merkel calls for statutory minimum wage

Monday, November 14th 2011, 5:37

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for a minimum wage in sectors without one in a bid to create a 'fair' labour market in the euro zone's top economy.
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VIDEO: New neo-Nazi probe arrest

Monday, November 14th 2011, 2:49

Police in Germany make a second arrest after the dramatic discovery of evidence linking a self-styled Nazi group to the murder of nine foreigners.
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New German neo-Nazi probe arrest

Sunday, November 13th 2011, 19:45

Police in Germany make a second arrest after the dramatic discovery of evidence linking a self-styled Nazi group to the murder of nine foreigners.
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Neo-Nazis 'linked to 10 murders'

Friday, November 11th 2011, 22:59

Prosecutors in Germany are investigating whether the murders of 10 people over seven years were linked to far-right extremists.
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Gursky sets record for photograph

Friday, November 11th 2011, 9:34

An image of the Rhine taken by German artist Andreas Gursky has sold for $4.3m (£2.7m) in New York, breaking the auction record for a photograph.
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US charges German-held Moroccan

Friday, November 11th 2011, 2:32
related countries: Morocco Morocco, United States United States
related places: New York

Federal prosecutors in New York charge a Moroccan man with conspiring to provide weapons and other help to al-Qaeda.
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VIDEO: Eurozone can survive says Merkel

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 23:39

Germany's goal is to stabilise the eurozone in its current form, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says.
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Merkel defends 'current eurozone'

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 14:59
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

German Chancellor Angela Merkel plays down speculation about a eurozone split, insisting all 17 countries must work together.
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Berlin unveils 'assassin' statue

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 17:01
related places: Berlin

The statue of a man who tried to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1939 is unveiled in Berlin.
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Russia's Baltic pipeline opens

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 14:05
related countries: Russia Russia

A major new pipeline to supply Russian gas to the European Union begins operating, following an opening ceremony in Germany.
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Germany's squeezed middle class

Monday, November 7th 2011, 11:38

Angst prevails in Germany despite economic successes
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Tui prepares for Greek euro exit

Monday, November 7th 2011, 7:57
related countries: Greece Greece

German tour operator Tui asks hotels in Greece to sign new contracts specifying how bills will be paid if Greece leaves the euro.
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Adidas sites suffer cyber-attack

Sunday, November 6th 2011, 19:17

The German sportswear maker takes its websites offline after discovering a "sophisticated, criminal cyber-attack".
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Major berg forming in Antarctica

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 18:51
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica
related places: Berlin

Scientists are monitoring a big rift in the Pine Island Glacier in western Antarctica that will eventually calve an iceberg the size of Berlin.
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Bailout loan withheld from Greece

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 23:23
related countries: France France, Greece Greece

The next tranche of rescue loans for Greece will be withheld until after the country's bailout referendum, expected in early December, European leaders warn.
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Anger at Israeli settlement plan

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 18:04
related countries: Israel Israel, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The US joins international criticism of an Israeli plan to speed up settlement building after the UN's Unesco grants Palestinians full membership.
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Germany warns Greece over rescue

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 16:30
related countries: Greece Greece

The eurozone plan to save Greece from bankruptcy is not up for renegotiation, Germany has warned, ahead of emergency talks with Greece.
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Germany finds an extra 55bn euros

Friday, October 28th 2011, 22:29

Germany finds itself 55bn euros richer after discovering an accounting error at Hypo Real Estate, the bank it nationalised in 2009.
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Brit bobsleigher fractures spine

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 10:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British bobsleigher Serita Shone fractures her back during a serious training crash in Germany.
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Berlin arrest over torched cars

Monday, October 24th 2011, 11:09
related places: Berlin

A jobless man confesses to burning more than 100 luxury cars over a period of three months in the German capital Berlin, police say.
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German satellite falls to Earth

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 9:20

The 2.4-tonne Rosat X-ray space telescope re-enters the Earth's atmosphere, falling perhaps - early calculations suggest - into the Indian Ocean.
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German business optimism 'falls'

Friday, October 21st 2011, 9:33

German business confidence hits a 16-month low, a closely-watched survey shows, on concerns for the economy.
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Deadlock in the eurozone

Friday, October 21st 2011, 9:31
related countries: France France

No easy solution in sight as Germany and France differ
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Germany cuts 2012 growth forecast

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 11:24

Germany cuts its economic growth forecast for next year to 1% from 1.8% as export growth is predicted to slow.
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China scientist in US trade theft

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 3:41
related countries: China China, United States United States

A Chinese scientist, Kexue Huang, admits to stealing trade secrets from two US firms and sending them to China and Germany.
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Shares fall on debt deal warnings

Monday, October 17th 2011, 21:32

European and US shares trade lower after German officials warn that an EU summit may not deliver a definitive solution to the debt crisis.
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In pictures: Berlin's Festival of Lights

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 0:24
related places: Berlin

Berlin transforms its landmarks with illuminations
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Slowdown is predicted in Germany

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 11:51

Eight leading European economic institutes forecast a steep slowdown for Germany's economy.
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Berlin police find new firebomb

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 10:50
related places: Berlin, Leipzig

German police find another explosive device on the high-speed line between Berlin and Leipzig - the eighth such find in recent days.
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VIDEO: Spy tactics cause concern in Germany

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 19:22

Germany's justice minister has called for a national and state level probe into the use of controversial computer software to spy on people.
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German police find railway bombs

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 12:19
related places: Berlin

Police in Germany say they have found another explosive device designed to derail trains in the capital, Berlin - the third in two days.
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Call for probe of German spyware

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 10:24

Germany's justice minister calls for an investigation into the state use of controversial computer software that spies on people.
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Shares rise on euro bank pledge

Monday, October 10th 2011, 22:02
related countries: France France, United States United States

US shares rise sharply as investors take comfort from the pledge by French and German leaders to protect European banks from the debt crisis.
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German exporters shrug off crisis

Monday, October 10th 2011, 11:35

German exports rose in August for the first time in three months despite the eurozone debt crisis.
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VIDEO: Euro crisis talks reach agreement

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 18:03
related countries: France France

A plan to protect Europe's banks from the effects of the eurozone debt crisis is much closer, the leaders of France and Germany say after meeting to discuss the issue.
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Airbus staff stage German strike

Friday, October 7th 2011, 13:38

Airbus workers go on strike at four German factories affecting work on its A320 jet and other planes.
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Namibians flock to welcome skulls

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 14:00

Hundreds of Namibians celebrate as Germany returns the skulls of tribespeople removed a century ago for use in discredited racial experiments.
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Germany returns Namibian skulls

Friday, September 30th 2011, 17:14
related countries: Namibia Namibia
related places: Berlin

A delegation of Namibian tribal leaders visits Berlin to collect the skulls of 20 compatriots which were taken to Germany during colonial times.
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Germany approves EU bailout fund

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 16:40

Germany's parliament votes by a large majority in favour of supporting a more powerful fund to bail-out troubled Eurozone economies.
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Merkel faces test in bailout vote

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 9:16
related countries: Greece Greece

The German chancellor faces a vote on EU bailout funds, while Greek public sector workers strike again over austerity measures.
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VIDEO: Can Merkel save bailout plans?

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 13:14

The BBC's Steve Evans looks at whether German Chancellor Angela Merkel will win enough support to expand the bailout fund.
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Merkel's credibility at stake in German bailout vote

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 13:13

Merkel's credibility at stake in bailout vote
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Papandreou seeks signs of support

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 20:46
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says it is important his country gets indications of support from "European partners".
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VIDEO: Greek PM's plea for German support

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 12:07
related countries: Greece Greece

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has made an impassioned plea to German business leaders to help his country out of its debt crisis.
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Wanted Nazi 'was West German spy'

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 8:50

A high-ranking Nazi officer who helped develop a mobile gas chamber became a spy for West Germany after World War II, archives reveal.
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Samsung and Apple warring again

Monday, September 26th 2011, 12:13
related countries: Australia Australia

Samsung and Apple have gone to court in Australia and Germany in their ongoing, tit-for-tat patent war.
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German business sentiment 'falls'

Monday, September 26th 2011, 11:39

German business sentiment falls for the third month in a row, a survey indicates, but the decline was less than expected.
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Kenyan Makau sets marathon record

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 9:52
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Berlin

Kenya's Patrick Makau breaks the men's marathon world record, previously held by Haile Gebrselassie, in Berlin.
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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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