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Borussia Dortmund explosion: #bedforawayfans puts smile back on football's face

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 12:38
related countries: Monaco Monaco

After explosions led to the postponement of Borussia Dortmund's Champions League match against Monaco, fans of the German club helped travelling Monaco supporters by giving them somewhere to sleep.
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German Mittelstand wants 'soft Brexit'

Friday, April 7th 2017, 5:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The country's small and medium-sized firms say a "hard Brexit" would harm both Germany and the UK.
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German police free man over murder of Maria Bögerl

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 13:36

Police were unable to match the suspect's DNA to the crime scene.
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Social media firms faces huge hate speech fines in Germany

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 15:55

The German government approves plans to fine firms if they do not remove posts fast enough.
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'Surprise' discovery of Europe's first cave-dwelling fish

Tuesday, April 4th 2017, 8:44

The pink, scaleless cave loach was found by divers in an underground cavern in southern Germany.
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Germany rejects US pressure for Nato spending rise

Friday, March 31st 2017, 19:47
related countries: United States United States

Foreign minister says it is unrealistic to expect Germany to spend 2% of GDP on defence.
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Angela Merkel: We must make an effort for the EU we love

Thursday, March 30th 2017, 16:40

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives an impassioned speech about the future of the European Union.
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London Stock Exchange-Deutsche Boerse deal blocked by EU

Wednesday, March 29th 2017, 11:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

EU regulators block London Stock Exchange's £21bn merger with German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse.
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Turkey 'spied' on pro-Gulen opponents in Germany

Tuesday, March 28th 2017, 15:17
related countries: United States United States

Hundreds of people suspected of backing a US-based cleric are being watched, reports say.
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Huge gold coin worth $1m stolen from museum

Monday, March 27th 2017, 19:23
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian coin, nicknamed the "big maple leaf", has been stolen from behind bulletproof glass in Germany.
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Solid gold coin worth $4m stolen from Berlin museum

Monday, March 27th 2017, 16:00
related places: Berlin

The "big maple leaf" coin, which shows Queen Elizabeth II, weighs 100kg and is made of pure gold.
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Merkel's party wins in Saarland bellwether vote for Germany

Sunday, March 26th 2017, 21:54

The poll was watched for signs of voter sentiment ahead of the 24 September general election.
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Europeans take to streets on Treaty of Rome anniversary

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 18:31
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Rome

People in London, Rome, Berlin and other cities mark 60 years since the Treaty of Rome was signed.
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Franz Beckenbauer questioned by prosecutors in 2006 World Cup fraud inquiry

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 20:23
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The German football legend denies wrongdoing in a Swiss inquiry into the 2006 World Cup bid.
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Bastions of democracy

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 15:34
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France
related places: Berlin, Paris

An attacker tried and failed to access Westminster - so what is security like in Paris, Berlin, Brussels and Washington DC?
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Home no more

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 15:47

Germany is tightening up rules on expelling home-born foreign-national terror suspects
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Germany to quash 50,000 gay convictions

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 12:54

The German cabinet says homosexuals handed post-war sentences under a Nazi-era law should be cleared.
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Two German-born terror suspects to be deported

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 1:31
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Nigeria Nigeria

The men of Algerian and Nigerian descent were detained on suspicion of planning a terror attack.
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Erdogan vows Turkey will 'review relations with EU'

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 12:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Berlin

The promise came as a senior German politician said Mr Erdogan was no longer welcome in Berlin.
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Merkel tells Turkey's Erdogan to stop Nazi taunts

Monday, March 20th 2017, 16:58
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

The German Chancellor says "all necessary measures" are being considered after Turkish president's taunts.
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Germany Turkey: 30,000 Kurds in Frankfurt anti-Erdogan protest

Saturday, March 18th 2017, 23:11
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan, Frankfurt

Turkey accuses Germany of hypocrisy after 30,000 Kurds are allowed to rally in Frankfurt.
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Merkel handshake offer to Trump falls on deaf ears

Friday, March 17th 2017, 21:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump, White House

Germanys chancellor and the US President did shake hands - eventually - at their White House talks.
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Trump to Merkel: We were both wiretapped under Obama

Friday, March 17th 2017, 21:19
related countries: United States United States

"At least we have something in common," the US president tells the visiting German chancellor.
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President Trump meets Chancellor Merkel for the first time

Friday, March 17th 2017, 18:28
related countries: United States United States

US President Donald Trump has met German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time.
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Audi and VW sites raided in emissions probe

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 15:32

German authorities search the two carmaker's offices over the emissions cheating scandal.
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Berlin airports strike to ground more than 650 flights

Monday, March 13th 2017, 4:33

Lufthansa, Ryanair, Easyjet and Airberlin are among those badly hit by Monday's dispute over pay.
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Turkey rallies row: Germany and Netherlands harden stance

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 23:34
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Turkey Turkey

Germany's foreign minister said he hoped Turkey would "return to its senses".
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VW pleads guilty to US emissions charges

Friday, March 10th 2017, 17:55
related countries: United States United States

German car maker admits its guilt on three charges arising from the diesel emissions scandal.
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Germany axe attack: Seven injured at Duesseldorf train station

Friday, March 10th 2017, 3:17

Seven people were injured after a mentally-ill man attacked people "at random", police say.
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German child-killer may have struck before - police

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 16:22

Police intensify the hunt for a teenager suspected of murdering a nine year-old boy.
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German police bring McDonald's meals to custody cells

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 14:28
related places: Bergisch Gladbach

Officers in German town collect burgers for detainees after catering contract falls through.
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Germany warns Turkey over Nazi jibes amid referendum row

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 11:37
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Germany urges a return to "friendly relations" with Turkey amid a bitter row over a referendum.
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'Selfie refugee' loses Facebook defamation case in Germany

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 15:36

The refugee's photo with Angela Merkel went viral - but he became the victim of fake news posts online.
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EU leaders embrace multi-speed Europe amid tensions

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 10:31
related countries: France France, Spain Spain
related places: Eu

The EU needs flexibility as well as unity, the leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Spain say.
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Manhunt in Germany after suspect kills boy and brags about it on video

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 9:53

The 19-year-old suspect uploaded a video boasting about fatally stabbing the child, police say.
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Deutsche Bank shares hit by cash call

Monday, March 6th 2017, 9:27

The troubled German bank plans to raise 8bn euros by issuing new shares.
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Turkey's Erdogan makes Nazi jibe over Germany rally ban

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 23:09
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's president railed against blocks in Germany on his political campaigning for new powers.
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Turkey's President Erdogan's Nazi Germany taunt

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 19:55

President Erdogan was angry his referendum rallies were cancelled in Germany.
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Philippine army finds body of beheaded German hostage Jurgen Kantner

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 5:54
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Somalia Somalia

Jurgen Kantner and his companion had survived abduction by Somali pirates eight years previously.
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Erdogan anger as Germany-Turkey war of words escalates

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 22:22
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's President Erdogan is now accusing Germany of "aiding terror".
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Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 22:45
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

Ankara is angry over the cancellation of a public speech by a Turkish minister in Germany.
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Turkish crackdown

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 15:17
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

The arrest of a German-Turkish journalist is causing a diplomatic row between Germany and Turkey.
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Berlin truck attack: Police raid properties linked to mosque

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 13:28

The raided properties had ties to the mosque used by the Christmas market truck attacker, Anis Amri.
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German-Turkish reporter arrested in Turkey for 'terrorist propaganda'

Monday, February 27th 2017, 22:49
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Die Welt's Deniz Yucel is in pre-trial detention accused of producing terrorist propaganda.
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German Islamist terror suspect 'formerly a neo-Nazi'

Monday, February 27th 2017, 20:35

Sascha L, who was arrested last week, appeared in anti-Muslim videos before converting to Islam.
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Philippine Abu Sayyaf jihadists behead German hostage in video

Monday, February 27th 2017, 17:27
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Juergen Kantner was abducted in November and a ransom deadline passed on Sunday.
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Germany hate crime: Nearly 10 attacks a day on migrants in 2016

Sunday, February 26th 2017, 15:40

More than 3,500 attacks were carried out on migrants and asylum shelters in Germany last year.
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One dead, two injured in Heidelberg car attack

Saturday, February 25th 2017, 20:46
related places: Heidelberg

A man drives a car into a pedestrian area and is shot by police after a standoff.
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Heidelberg car attacker shot by German police

Saturday, February 25th 2017, 18:39

A passer-by filmed police shooting a man who drove his car into three people.
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VW cracks down on executive pay after diesel scandal

Friday, February 24th 2017, 20:46

German car maker returns to profit and posts record sales in 2016 despite emissions testing furore.
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European Parliament: Questions raised over Martin Schulz's spending

Friday, February 24th 2017, 18:13

European Parliament ex-president Martin Schulz is a top candidate in this year's German elections.
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BBC dismayed at German 'BND spying on journalists'

Friday, February 24th 2017, 17:19
related places: Spiegel

German intelligence spied on the BBC and other foreign journalists, Spiegel news reports.
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Turkey coup: 136 diplomats and relatives seek Germany asylum

Friday, February 24th 2017, 11:54

Many Turks abroad are thought to have backed the coup plot against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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German council asks veggie event to serve sausages

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 12:21

Councillors unhappy about absence of sausage stalls at German Earth Day festival.
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German AfD leader Petry meets pro-Putin Russian MPs

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 10:32
related countries: Russia Russia

AfD leader Frauke Petry meets top Russian MPs as Germany prepares for elections.
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Gibraltar seizes Russian's superyacht over German debt claim

Monday, February 20th 2017, 19:38
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, Russia Russia

Billionaire owner Andrey Melnichenko is alleged to owe 15.3m euros to the shipbuilder.
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Greece: EU and IMF in 'common position'

Monday, February 20th 2017, 18:03
related countries: Greece Greece

Germany's finance minister hints that deadlock between the EU and IMF over Greece may be resolved.
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Ice-locked ship to drift over North Pole

Monday, February 20th 2017, 1:33

German research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.
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German parents told to destroy 'spy' dolls

Friday, February 17th 2017, 17:00

Researchers say hackers can use an insecure bluetooth device to listen and talk to a child.
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EU's elusive heart

Friday, February 17th 2017, 0:13

The EU's geographical heart lies in Germany - but the location will shift again with Brexit.
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Tillerson and Mattis in guarded approach to Russia

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 23:46
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Bonn

Senior US officials say Washington will work with Moscow, but only in certain policy areas.
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Stolen Humboldt penguin found dead in Germany

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 15:27
related places: Mannheim

The dead bird is found near a car park in the south-western German city of Mannheim.
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Australia outback: German tourists found dead

Tuesday, February 14th 2017, 11:15

The elderly couple went missing in the Northern Territory, where temperatures had soared above 40C.
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Germany president: Steinmeier chosen by lawmakers

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 14:01

The former foreign minister is highly popular in Germany, and has been critical of Donald Trump.
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Nazi-era German anthem at tennis tournament sparks outrage

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 10:01

A German tennis team in Hawaii express outrage as a verse banned since Nazism is heard.
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German court upholds Erdogan poem ban

Friday, February 10th 2017, 15:33
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

The court deemed satirist Jan Boehmermann's poem about Turkey's president "abusive and defamatory".
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German town hall stops fox song after vegan complains

Friday, February 10th 2017, 14:09
related places: Limburg

'Fox, you stole the Goose' song removed from Limburg bell tower repertoire to appease upset vegan.
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