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Berlin attack: 'Eerie scene' as Christmas lights still twinkle

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 8:44
related places: Berlin

The BBC's Jenny Hill reports from Berlin, where a man ploughed a lorry into a Christmas market in the heart of the city, killing 12 people and injuring 48.
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Berlin Breitscheidplatz: Lorry kills 12 at Christmas market

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 2:23
related places: Berlin

A lorry ploughs into a Christmas market in the heart of Berlin, killing 12 people.
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Man captures chaos moments after truck hits

Monday, December 19th 2016, 22:35
related places: Berlin

An eyewitness describes filming "horrible scenes" moments after a lorry ploughed into a Christmas market in Berlin.
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Lorry ploughs into Christmas market in Berlin

Monday, December 19th 2016, 20:11
related places: Berlin

Footage from the scene after a truck ploughed into people at a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany.
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German school in Istanbul, Turkey 'bans Christmas'

Monday, December 19th 2016, 12:16

Berlin politicians react angrily as a German-funded school in Istanbul reportedly cancels Christmas.
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German-Iraqi boy, 12, 'tried to bomb Christmas market'

Friday, December 16th 2016, 13:34
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A 12-year-old German-Iraqi boy is investigated for allegedly trying to blow up a Christmas market.
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Gurlitt collection: Hoard of Nazi-era art set for Swiss museum

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 16:17
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

A hoard of Nazi-era artworks can be donated to a Swiss museum, a court in Germany rules.
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Afghan murder suspect in Germany 'was jailed in Greece'

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 18:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Greece Greece

An Afghan teenager suspected of murder in Germany had been convicted of a violent crime in Greece, reports say.
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Woman kicked down stairs in Berlin subway

Monday, December 12th 2016, 20:30
related places: Berlin

Footage of a woman being kicked down a flight of stairs in an underground station in Berlin, Germany, has been released by police seeking the attacker.
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The house with 100 Christmas trees

Monday, December 12th 2016, 19:12

A couple in Germany who love Christmas have decorated 100 trees this year. They started two months ago.
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Russian hackers 'threaten Germany 2017 election', MPs warn

Monday, December 12th 2016, 12:26
related countries: Russia Russia

German politicians say Russia could use hackers and others to undermine the German elections.
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Village of the future

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 1:42

Can an abandoned military village in Germany become a microcosm of how we all may live in the future?
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The case of Maria L

Friday, December 9th 2016, 0:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The arrest of an Afghan asylum seeker over a murder in Germany triggers tension and debate over immigrant crime.
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Why Namibian town wants to change its name to ǃNamiǂNûs

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 0:02
related countries: Namibia Namibia
related places: Luderitz

Residents of the Namibian town of Luderitz are at odds over whether they should scrap its German colonial name.
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Angela Merkel endorses burka ban 'wherever legally possible'

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 15:59

The chancellor says the full-face veil should be prohibited across Germany where legally possible.
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Berlin transport company makes light of Twitter vitriol

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 13:24
related places: Berlin

Transport company's video shows staff reading expletive-ridden tweets from customers.
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Bad Aibling train crash: German controller jailed

Monday, December 5th 2016, 10:15

A German train controller is jailed over a head-on collision which killed 12 people in Bavaria.
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Nazi gate stolen from Dachau 'found in Norway'

Friday, December 2nd 2016, 15:54
related places: Dachau

German police say they believe a gate stolen from the Nazi concentration camp at Dachau has been found.
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Fifa corruption probe: House searches in Switzerland

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 17:23
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss authorities conduct searches linked to bribery allegations over Germany's 2006 World Cup bid.
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German Catholic charity launches 'No Santa' initiative

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 14:26

Group wants people to celebrate "traditional" Saint Nicholas instead.
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Germany extremism: Intelligence agency employee arrested over Islamist comments

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 6:52

A German intelligence agency employee is held after making Islamist statements and leaking material.
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German students banned from eating canteen leftovers

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 15:06
related places: Freiburg

Students at the University of Freiburg must buy their own meals in future.
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Russia hackers: German spy chief Kahl warns of election disruption

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 14:43
related countries: Russia Russia

Germany's spy chief warns Russia could seek to disrupt next year's elections with cyber attacks.
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Merkel reaches out to tearful Afghan refugee boy

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 12:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Afghan boy's emotional "thank you" to Germany's Chancellor Merkel moves her party allies.
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Afghan boy in Germany thanks Merkel during migrant debate

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 12:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Afghan boy, Edris, thanks German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a debate on the migrant crisis.
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Oskar Groening Auschwitz conviction marks 'dramatic change'

Monday, November 28th 2016, 14:52

A court upholds the conviction of Auschwitz guard Oskar Groening, in a major reversal of German policy.
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In pictures

Friday, November 25th 2016, 1:27

Photographer Freya Najade's images capture the transformation of the landscape of Lusatia, in Germany, from opencast mining to tourist attraction.
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German spy who lost job after forbidden romance loses compensation case

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 18:42

A spy who lost his job after a forbidden romance with a local loses a court bid for compensation.
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Martin Schulz to run in German election, leaving EU parliament

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 11:11

The head of the European Parliament is to return to German national politics next year.
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Lufthansa strike starts after failed court challenge

Wednesday, November 23rd 2016, 10:34

A Lufthansa strike begins after a legal challenge failed, with the union apologising to passengers.
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Lufthansa bids to halt strike that will hit 900 flights

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 19:26

German airline Lufthansa in late night legal bid to halt pilots' strike that means 900 flights will be cancelled on Wednesday.
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Oberhausen overview: How the city is coping with its migrant influx

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 2:49
related places: Oberhausen

The BBC returns to the German city of Oberhausen to find out how the new migrant population is fitting in.
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Refugee cafe

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 0:57
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Oberhausen

The BBC visits Oberhausen in Germany and finds how earlier migrants are helping new arrivals from Syria.
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German court acquits 'Sharia Police' in Wuppertal

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 0:12
related places: Wuppertal

A German court says seven men who formed a Sharia patrol did not break laws against political uniforms.
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Jurgen Klinsmann: United States sack former Germany boss

Monday, November 21st 2016, 21:43
related countries: United States United States

Former Germany player and boss Jurgen Klinsmann is sacked as coach of the United States.
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Driver drags woman by neck in German town of Hamelin

Monday, November 21st 2016, 16:08

A woman is seriously injured in Germany after being dragged behind a car by a cord around her neck.
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Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, to seek fourth term

Monday, November 21st 2016, 9:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces she will run for a fourth term in office.
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Merkel until 2021?

Sunday, November 20th 2016, 19:54

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will run for a fourth term in office in next year's polls.
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Trump election: Obama and EU keep up pressure on Russia

Friday, November 18th 2016, 17:02
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Berlin

Outgoing US President Obama and EU leaders agree in Berlin to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia.
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Volkswagen plans 30,000 job cuts worldwide

Friday, November 18th 2016, 13:49

Car giant Volkswagen announces plans to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide, with the brunt of the cuts borne by Germany.
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Trump election: Obama urges Trump to stand up to Russia

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 19:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Merkel

US President Barack Obama says he hopes his successor Donald Trump will stand up to Russia.
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Obama defends globalisation on Germany visit

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 21:41
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama arrives in Germany on his final visit to Europe before leaving office.
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EU commissioner Oettinger under fire over private jet flight

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 16:06
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Kremlin

Germany's EU commissioner criticised for flying to Hungary in Kremlin-linked lobbyist's plane.
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German poster of Baroque old master 'too disturbing'

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 15:42

German parents horrified by advert showing a bloody Gentileschi masterpiece.
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German raids: Police target DWR Islamist group

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 12:30

German police raid more than 200 mosques, apartments and offices associated with an Islamist group.
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Trump's rude awakening for Germany

Saturday, November 12th 2016, 0:32

Germans are stunned by Donald Trump's presidential success and worry about populism closer to home.
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Afghanistan: Fatal attack on German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif

Friday, November 11th 2016, 11:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Mazar

A suicide bomber rams a truck into the German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif, killing four people.
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German controller confesses over Bad Aibling rail crash

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 14:54
related places: Bad Aibling

A German train controller admits two errors that led to a head-on collision in which 12 people died.
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German police arrest five in raid on 'IS network'

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 16:40

A senior Islamist is among five people arrested in police raids in Germany, reports say.
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Turkish court acquits German footballer Naki in Kurdish case

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 13:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Turkish court dismisses a charge that German-born footballer Deniz Naki backed Kurdish rebels.
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Filipino militants ‘abduct German, kill wife on yacht'

Monday, November 7th 2016, 22:16

A German yachtsman is believed to have been abducted and his wife killed by Filipino militants.
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VW emissions probe to investigate board chair Poetsch

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 12:08

Car giant VW says German prosecutors have expanded their probe of the emissions scandal to include the firm's chairman.
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German prosecutors arrest Syrian man over 'Islamic State ties'

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 20:12
related countries: Syria Syria

German prosecutors arrest a Syrian man who they suspect of links to the so-called Islamic State.
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Big stores in Germany stop selling 'creepy clown' masks

Friday, October 28th 2016, 13:06

German department stores stop selling "creepy clown" masks ahead of Halloween after a spate of ambushes.
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Hamburg gang rape teenagers' suspended sentences spark anger

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 12:40

Thousands sign a petition demanding three teenagers are re-sentenced for a gang rape in Germany.
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Germanwings crash: Fraudster posed as relative

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 16:47

A German court convicts a woman who pretended a Germanwings crash victim was her cousin.
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Germany anti-terror raids: Chechen man held

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 12:23

Police in Germany carry out nationwide anti-terror raids, arresting a Chechen man and questioning 13 others on suspicion of financing terrorism.
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Four dead after 'Libyan Coast Guard' vessel attacks migrant boat

Friday, October 21st 2016, 15:15
related countries: Libya Libya

A German rescue organisation says four migrants have died and 25 others are missing after a boat was attacked by a speedboat labelled "Libyan coast guard".
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Germany shootings: 'Far-right gunman' injures Bavaria police

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 13:28

A far-right activist is arrested near Nuremberg after shooting at police officers who asked him to hand over a legal weapon, say German police.
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German TV terror drama asks public to deliver verdict

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 15:53

TV viewers across Europe take part in a German interactive courtroom drama centred on a fictional act of terror.
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US Elections 2016: What do Germans make of Clinton and Trump?

Monday, October 17th 2016, 23:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Clinton, Germans

How do countries around the world view the US election? What's at stake for them? We take a look at the view from Germany.
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Ludwigshafen fire: BASF blast hits German HQ

Monday, October 17th 2016, 15:01
related places: Ludwigshafen

At least two people have been killed and another two are missing after an explosion at German chemical company BASF's headquarters in Ludwigshafen.
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Road from Damascus

Saturday, October 15th 2016, 23:40
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Berlin

Sami Farah, a young Syrian refugee, tells the BBC he is relieved to have a job in Berlin but anxious about his future.
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Peggy Knobloch murder case linked to German neo-Nazi

Friday, October 14th 2016, 12:55

DNA traces from a neo-Nazi who died in 2011 are found in woods where the body of a nine-year-old girl was hidden in eastern Germany.
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German terror suspect Jaber al-Bakr's jail death a scandal, says lawyer

Thursday, October 13th 2016, 13:40
related countries: Syria Syria

The death in a German jail of a Syrian terror suspect is a legal scandal, his lawyer says, as officials insist the inmate was not an "acute risk".
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German top court backs EU-Canada trade deal CETA

Thursday, October 13th 2016, 10:26

Germany's top court rejects a legal challenge to the EU-Canada trade accord brought by campaigners who say it is undemocratic.
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