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Far-right German politician convicted for refugee shelter arson

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 18:22

Maik Schneider of the far-right National Democratic Party is sentenced to eight years in jail.
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Dresden's anti-war sculpture denounced by protesters

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 20:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Demonstrators in the German city say the Syria bus installation should be turned into scrap metal.
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Ever tried to impersonate a deer?

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 2:14
related places: Dortmund

Sixteen contestants participated in the 19th edition of the German Stag Imitation Championships in Dortmund.
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Sunday, February 5th 2017, 16:46

Volkswagen faces its first legal action in Germany from a big corporate client over the diesel scandal.
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Does Trump cover go too far?

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 18:55
related places: Berlin

What people in Berlin say about a magazine's controversial cover.
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Der Spiegel: Trump beheading cover sparks criticism

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 17:40

The vice-president of the European Parliament calls the German magazine cover "tasteless".
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'Nazi German death camps' billboard to make 1,000-mile trip

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 12:46
related countries: Poland Poland

The billboard is part of a campaign against the term "Polish concentration camps".
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Deutsche Boerse chief executive in insider trading probe

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 11:24

German prosecutors are investigating a share purchase made by Deutsche Boerse boss Carsten Kengeter.
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German arrests: Key Tunisian among 16 held in raids on jihadist suspects

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 12:42
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

The 36-year-old man is suspected of recruiting for jihadist group Islamic State.
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German bakery's Trump slices divide opinion

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 11:59

Some customers threaten boycott of Trump Bakery over its presidential cakes.
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Spring of the patriots?

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 1:43

Just how big a threat are Germany's populist parties to the country's political establishment?
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Trump Mexico wall will destroy lives, Berlin mayor warns

Friday, January 27th 2017, 21:11
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Berlin

The statement came as Donald Trump and Mexico's president agreed to "work out their differences".
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German girl jailed for IS attack in Hanover

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 14:38

The girl stabbed and seriously wounded a police officer when she was 15.
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German raids target 'far-right extremists'

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 15:17

The raids across Germany were targeting people suspected of plotting attacks, prosecutors say.
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Some reasons from Kenya, India and Germany

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 10:54
related countries: Kenya Kenya

While women marched on Washington DC, why did others march around the world? Here are some reasons from Kenya, India and Germany.
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PIP breast implants: French court tells TUV to pay damages

Friday, January 20th 2017, 15:25
related countries: France France

German safety body TUV is told to pay hefty compensation over the PIP breast implant scandal.
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Germany spends more on defence but misses Nato target

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 11:18

A boost for the German military budget in 2017 is still short of what Nato is seeking.
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German fury at AfD Hoecke's Holocaust memorial remark

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 12:28
related places: Berlin

A right-wing leader in Germany provokes outrage for condemning the Holocaust memorial in Berlin.
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German top court blocks ban on far right NPD

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 10:19

The German constitutional court says the NPD is not a significant enough threat to democracy.
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German shivers

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 0:16
related countries: United States United States

German politicians are desperately trying to build and forge ties with US President-elect Donald Trump.
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Trump attack on Merkel rebuffed by French president

Monday, January 16th 2017, 20:36
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Merkel

Francois Hollande brushes off the US president-elect's attack on Germany's liberal migrant policy.
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Trump worries Nato with 'obsolete' comment

Monday, January 16th 2017, 16:43
related countries: United States United States

Germany's foreign minister says Donald Trump is contradicting his nominee for defence secretary.
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Donald Trump says Merkel made 'catastrophic mistake' on migrants

Monday, January 16th 2017, 5:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Merkel

The US president-elect says Germany was wrong to let so many migrants into the country.
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Facebook to roll out fake news tools in Germany

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 19:59

Facebook is rolling out new tools in Germany to help combat the spread of fabricated news stories.
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Sunday, January 15th 2017, 15:09

Andrej Holm worked for East Germany's feared secret police before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Can-do attitude

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 0:14
related countries: Syria Syria

A disabled young Syrian creates a new life in Germany helping other Arab immigrants.
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Icy weather in Europe causes more hardship and chaos

Friday, January 13th 2017, 22:39
related countries: France France

The freezing conditions show little sign of abating as temperatures plummet across the continent.
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Frozen Mr Fox: Hunter displays animal preserved in block of ice

Friday, January 13th 2017, 17:27

A hunter in Germany says he displayed a frozen fox to warn people of the danger of the icy Danube.
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Thursday, January 12th 2017, 18:48
related countries: Syria Syria

A Syrian migrant who took a selfie with the German chancellor is to take Facebook to court.
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Migrant crisis: Germany sees massive drop in asylum seekers

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 13:40

Germany says 280,000 new arrivals sought asylum in 2016, a drop of over 600,000 on the previous year.
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Germany names its 'ugliest' word of the year: 'People's traitor'

Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 15:17

The term, Volksverraeter in German, has Nazi overtones a judging panel found.
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Berlin attack: Merkel vows 'national effort' on deportation

Monday, January 9th 2017, 18:25
related places: Berlin

Germany's chancellor promises a national effort to deport failed asylum seekers after the Berlin attack.
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German Greens float sex prescriptions for disabled

Sunday, January 8th 2017, 15:48

Germany's Green Party says disabled people should be able to claim back the cost of sex work.
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US tanks arrive in Germany to help Nato defences

Friday, January 6th 2017, 19:59
related countries: United States United States

The largest shipment of US brigades since the Cold War is arriving in northern Germany.
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Herero and Nama groups sue Germany over Namibia genocide

Friday, January 6th 2017, 16:09
related countries: Namibia Namibia

Descendants of two Namibian indigenous groups sue Germany over early 20th Century genocide.
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Thousands of plastic toy eggs wash up after Germany storm

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 23:43
related places: Langeoog

Thousands of plastic eggs containing small toys have appeared on the German island of Langeoog.
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Berlin truck killer Amri 'had 14 identities' in Germany

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 16:19

Anis Amri, who drove a lorry into a Christmas market, had 14 different aliases, say officials.
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German ministries row over green light for 'mega-trucks'

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 13:54

Decision to allow extra-long lorries sparks unusually public inter-ministry spat.
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German Baltic coast hit by storm surge flooding

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 13:33

A storm surge causes the worst flooding on Germany's north-east coast since 2006.
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Berlin truck attack: Man held who had dinner with killer Amri

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 19:52
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Berlin

Police detain a Tunisian suspected of having dinner with Anis Amri the night before the Berlin attack.
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Man's front door bricked up as he sleeps

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 21:59

A German resident is unable to leave his home as his front door is mysteriously bricked up overnight.
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Hitler's diatribe

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 17:29

Hitler's Mein Kampf has many readers but it is not among Germany's best-sellers.
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Germany sees 'overwhelming' sales of Hitler's Mein Kampf

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 17:28

The German publisher of a special scholarly edition of Hitler's Mein Kampf says sales soared in 2016.
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Germany 'pollution spike' follows New Year's Eve fireworks

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 17:28

New Year fireworks contributed to high pollution levels in German cities, official figures suggest.
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Cologne police 'right to target North Africans' at new year

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 12:01
related places: Cologne

German police defend their checks on North Africans to stop massive crime in Cologne at new year.
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Tight security for New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 9:05
related places: Cologne

Mohamed Madi reports on New Year’s Eve celebrations in Cologne, Germany.
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Merkel: Islamist terror is 'greatest threat' to Germany

Saturday, December 31st 2016, 1:21

The last year was one of "severe tests" for Germany, Angela Merkel says in her New Year message.
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Berlin truck attack: Poland buries slain driver Lukasz Urban

Friday, December 30th 2016, 15:42
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Berlin

Truckers sound their horns across Poland as the first victim of the Berlin lorry attack is buried.
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Berlin truck attack: Tunisian released after questioning

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 15:28
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Berlin

German police release a Tunisian man after questioning him over last week's Berlin market attack.
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Berlin truck attack: Tunisian 'linked to Anis Amri' held

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 20:16
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Berlin

A Tunisian man is detained in Berlin in connection with last week's attack on the Christmas market.
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Berlin truck attack: Anis Amri 'may have passed through Netherlands'

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 13:41
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Berlin

Dutch police probe whether Berlin attacker Anis Amri travelled there after he killed 12 people.
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Germany migrants: Record number opt to leave - most to Balkans

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 11:32

A record 55,000 migrants left Germany voluntarily this year - more than twice the number deported.
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Seven charged with attempted murder of Berlin homeless man

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 3:23
related places: Berlin

Seven migrants are charged with attempted murder over an attack on a homeless man in Berlin.
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Berlin truck attack: Polish driver 'shot hours before'

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 16:34
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Berlin

A Polish man was reportedly shot in the head hours before his lorry was driven into a Berlin crowd.
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German evacuation for WW2 bomb disposal in Augsburg

Sunday, December 25th 2016, 18:14
related places: Augsburg

The discovery of a World War Two bomb forces the evacuation of thousands of people in Augsburg.
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Berlin market attack: Tunisia arrests suspect Amri's nephew

Saturday, December 24th 2016, 16:59
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Berlin

Berlin market attacker Anis Amri's nephew and two others have been arrested, Tunisian officials say.
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Syrian girl with severe burns gets life-changing surgery

Saturday, December 24th 2016, 5:53
related countries: Syria Syria

Three-year-old Fatima has been given a chance at a new beginning after being offered life-changing surgery in Germany.
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Berlin truck attacker Anis Amri killed in Milan

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 16:17

Italian police shoot dead Berlin attacker Anis Amri near a Milan train station after he opened fire.
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Germany arrests two on terror charges

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 3:44
related places: Oberhausen

Two men are held on suspicion of planning an attack, as German police hunt the Berlin suspect.
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Berlin lorry attack: Dashcam footage released

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 0:14
related places: Berlin

Taxi dashcam footage appears to capture the moment a lorry left the road, before killing 12 people at a Christmas market in Berlin.
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Berlin lorry attack: Brothers urge suspect to surrender

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 18:48
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Berlin

The brothers of a man suspected of carrying out a lorry attack in Berlin have urged him to hand himself in.
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Berlin attack: Family urges suspect to surrender

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 17:53

The family of the man suspected of the Berlin Christmas market attack urges him to surrender.
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Augsburg WW2 bomb forces mass evacuation on Christmas Day

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 14:38
related places: Augsburg

The German city of Augsburg will evacuate 54,000 people on Christmas Day because of a WW2 bomb.
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Berlin attack: Tunisian fugitive 'had been under surveillance'

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 9:34
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Berlin

The Tunisian man wanted for the Berlin lorry attack had been under surveillance, media say.
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Berlin truck attack: Police hunt for Tunisian suspect

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 20:20
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Berlin

Tunisian man Anis Amri is named as the prime suspect in the hunt for the Berlin lorry attacker.
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Berlin truck attack: Shoppers 'determined to celebrate Christmas'

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 17:01
related places: Berlin

Damian Grammaticas assesses the mood at one of Berlin's oldest and biggest Christmas markets, the Gendarmenmarkt.
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