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Hooligan stork riles German villagers

Friday, July 29th 2016, 9:34
related places: Berlin

An aggressive stork called Ronny attacks cars in a German village north of Berlin.
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Schweinsteiger quits German football team

Friday, July 29th 2016, 9:25

Germany and Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from international football.
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Battling the backlog

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 23:41
related places: Bonn

As Angela Merkel defends Germany's policy on refugees, Chris Bowlby is given unique access to a new fast-track migrant processing centre in Bonn.
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Merkel rules out migrant policy reversal after attacks

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 12:58

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects calls to change her refugee policy in the wake of recent terror attacks by asylum seekers.
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Germany must address fears after attacks, says Bavaria governor

Tuesday, July 26th 2016, 14:52

The governor of Bavaria urges the German government to address public concerns about security and immigration after a spate of terror attacks.
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Ansbach explosion: Bomber pledged allegiance to IS

Monday, July 25th 2016, 20:55
related countries: Syria Syria

Video showing the Syrian man who blew himself up in Ansbach, Germany, pledging allegiance to so-called Islamic State is found on his phone, officials say.
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Monday, July 25th 2016, 16:53

The BBC's Frank Gardner looks at the reasons behind a recent spate of violent attacks in Germany, and what, if anything, links them.
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Ansbach eyewitness: 'I was screaming my sister's name'

Monday, July 25th 2016, 16:41
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Ansbach

An eyewitness describes the panic after a failed Syrian asylum seeker blew himself up in the German town of Ansbach.
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Ansbach explosion: Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up in Germany

Monday, July 25th 2016, 13:08
related places: Ansbach

A failed Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up and injures 15 other people with a backpack bomb near a festival in the south German town of Ansbach.
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Ansbach explosion: Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up

Monday, July 25th 2016, 10:02
related countries: Syria Syria

A failed Syrian asylum seeker has exploded a bomb outside a music festival in southern Germany, killing himself and wounding 12 other people.
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Munich shooting: David Sonboly 'planned attack for year'

Sunday, July 24th 2016, 21:02
related places: Munich

The gunman who killed nine people in Munich had planned his attack for a year and appeared to have bought his gun on the "dark net", German officials say.
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Germany machete attack: Syria migrant 'kills woman'

Sunday, July 24th 2016, 18:07
related countries: Syria Syria

A woman is killed and two other people injured in south-western Germany in a machete attack by a Syrian asylum-seeker, police say.
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Munich attack: Calls in Germany for tighter gun laws

Sunday, July 24th 2016, 11:04
related places: Munich

Senior German politicians urge stricter controls on the sale of guns in response to Friday's shooting attack in Munich, in which nine people were killed.
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Munich gunman 'obsessed with mass shootings'

Saturday, July 23rd 2016, 23:24
related places: Munich

The teenager who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings, including the Norwegian massacre by Anders Behring Breivik of 2011, German police say.
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Angela Merkel: 'We are in deep and profound mourning'

Saturday, July 23rd 2016, 13:32
related places: Munich

Angela Merkel says Germany is "in deep and profound mourning" after nine people were killed by a gunman in Munich.
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Munich shooting: Police appeal for video evidence

Saturday, July 23rd 2016, 9:31
related places: Munich

Police in the German city of Munich urge the public to submit any video evidence as they seek a motive for Friday's gun attack which killed nine people.
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Munich shooting: Manhunt after deadly attack at shopping centre

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 23:32
related places: Munich

German police launch a huge anti-terror manhunt in the city of Munich after nine people died in a shooting at a shopping centre.
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Theresa May and Angela Merkel on first impressions

Wednesday, July 20th 2016, 17:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British PM Theresa May has said "we get on with the job" when asked what she thought of Germany's Angela Merkel.
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Germany baby deaths: Mother jailed for 14 years

Wednesday, July 20th 2016, 16:02

A German woman is sentenced to 14 years in jail over the deaths of four newborn babies whose corpses were found in a house in Bavaria last year.
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German train stabbing: De Maiziere warns of lone attacks

Wednesday, July 20th 2016, 13:40

Germans should be prepared for further attacks by small groups and individuals, a minister says, after a teenager wounded five people on a train.
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German train attack: Afghan knifeman 'wanted revenge' for friend's death

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 16:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Prosecutors in Germany say a teenager who attacked train passengers with an axe in Wuerzburg wanted revenge for the death of a friend in Afghanistan.
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German train attack: IS releases video of 'Afghan knifeman'

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 14:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The so-called Islamic State releases a video purporting to show an Afghan asylum seeker making threats before attacking passengers on a German train.
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Germany axe attack: Assault on train in Wurzburg injures HK family

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 5:36

A teenage Afghan refugee attacks passengers on a train in Germany with an axe and a knife, wounding four, before being shot dead by police.
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Crossword artwork filled in by German woman in museum

Thursday, July 14th 2016, 15:26

A 91-year-old woman is under investigation in Germany after filling in blank spaces on a crossword-themed artwork in a museum.
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Germany deplores rights violations at enclave in Chile

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 23:44
related countries: Chile Chile

German President Joachim Gauck deplores the human rights violations at a secretive colony of ethnic Germans in Chile in the 1960s and 1970s.
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German museum offers Lego exhibits

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 9:38

Plastic exhibition alongside traditional artefacts hopes to engage children.
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Berlin riot: 123 police injured in anti-gentrification protest

Sunday, July 10th 2016, 15:18
related places: Berlin

Police in Berlin say 123 officers were injured in clashes with leftist protesters over the redevelopment of a district in the east of the city.
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Germany rape law: 'No means No' law passed

Thursday, July 7th 2016, 17:47

Germany's parliament passes a new law defining rape, clarifying that "No means No", even if a victim did not fight back.
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Anti-Semitism row splits Germany's AfD populist party

Wednesday, July 6th 2016, 15:11

The right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party splits after a row over anti-Semitism sparked by the views of one of its lawmakers.
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Peggy Knobloch case: Remains in German wood 'probably' of missing girl

Monday, July 4th 2016, 16:27

Remains found by a mushroom forager in a German forest are "most probably" those of a nine-year-old girl who went missing 15 years ago, Bavarian's state prosecutor says.
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France beat Iceland to reach semi-final

Sunday, July 3rd 2016, 21:16
related countries: France France, Iceland Iceland

Euro 2016 hosts France thrash Iceland to set up a intriguing semi-final with world champions Germany.
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Euro 2016: Germany's Mario Gomez suffers hamstring injury

Sunday, July 3rd 2016, 17:27

Germany forward Mario Gomez will miss the rest of the European Championship with a hamstring injury.
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Germany beat Italy on penalties

Saturday, July 2nd 2016, 22:52
related countries: Italy Italy

Germany miss three penalties in a shootout but still beat Italy 6-5 to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
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Brexit 'most important moment since Berlin Wall': Le Pen

Tuesday, June 28th 2016, 16:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen has called the UK's Brexit vote "the most important moment since the fall of the Berlin Wall".
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Berlin eyes UK's IT talent

Tuesday, June 28th 2016, 4:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

As businesses grapple with how to respond to Brexit, Germany's capital is keen to open new doors to Britain's tech-savvy talent pool.
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VW US emissions settlement reported to cost $15bn

Tuesday, June 28th 2016, 0:29
related countries: United States United States

German automaker Volkswagen reportedly reaches a $15bn (£11.3bn) settlement with US car owners after the firm admitted cheating in emission tests.
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EU leaders reject informal talks with UK

Monday, June 27th 2016, 20:41
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The European Union will not hold informal talks with the UK until it triggers Article 50 to leave, Germany, France and Italy insist.
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Italy 2-0 Spain

Monday, June 27th 2016, 18:59
related countries: Spain Spain

Italy outclass Spain to knock out the defending champions and set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final against Germany.
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Brexit: Germany rules out informal negotiations

Monday, June 27th 2016, 16:39
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Eu

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, says there can be no talks on Brexit before the UK formally begins the process of leaving the EU.
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Germany 3-0 Slovakia

Sunday, June 26th 2016, 18:49
related countries: Italy Italy, Slovakia Slovakia, Spain Spain

World champions Germany overwhelm Slovakia in Lille to set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final against Italy or Spain.
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Brexit: Merkel says 'no need to be nasty' in leaving talks

Saturday, June 25th 2016, 23:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the EU has "no need to be particularly nasty in any way" in the negotiations with Britain about its exit from the bloc.
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EU referendum: 'No need to be nasty'

Saturday, June 25th 2016, 18:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the European Union has "no need to be particularly nasty" in negotiations with Britain about its exit from the bloc.
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Angela Merkel: 'We have to remain calm and composed'

Friday, June 24th 2016, 11:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was important to "remain calm and composed" following Britain's exit from the European Union.
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German Viernheim cinema attacker shot dead

Thursday, June 23rd 2016, 16:07

A masked man who reportedly fired shots in a cinema complex in western Germany has been shot dead by police.
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German mural of dead Syrian boy Alan Kurdi vandalised

Thursday, June 23rd 2016, 15:56
related countries: Syria Syria

Vandals in Germany ruin a giant mural of Alan Kurdi, the little Syrian boy whose death became headline news last year.
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German Viernheim cinema complex attacker shot dead

Thursday, June 23rd 2016, 15:43

A masked man who reportedly fired shots in a cinema complex in western Germany has been shot dead by police, the state's interior minister says.
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Jailed German nurse suspected of dozens more murders

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 11:45

A German former nurse convicted of murdering two patients is suspected of killing dozens more following a series of exhumations, investigators say.
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Northern Ireland 0-1 Germany

Tuesday, June 21st 2016, 20:54
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Northern Ireland are beaten by world champions Germany but still advance to the last 16 of Euro 2016 after the Czech Republic lose.
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German minister warns Nato against 'warmongering'

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 13:42
related countries: Russia Russia

Germany's foreign minister warns Nato against scaremongering after it conducts military exercises in Eastern Europe.
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Time running out

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 23:22

A German court will deliver a verdict on Auschwitz SS guard Reinhold Hanning on Friday, and the trial may be the final chance to hear from survivors.
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VW plans huge investment to become electric cars leader

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 11:34

German carmaker Volkswagen plans huge investment to launch 30 all-electric models as it repositions itself as a "green" transport leader.
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Toxic tirade

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 23:10

Prof Thomas Weber of the University of Aberdeen argues that German official mistrust of the public may have fanned interest in Hitler's anti-Semitic tirade, Mein Kampf.
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Germany warns Brexit could lead to EU 'disintegration'

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 20:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

If the UK votes to leave the EU next week, the move could ultimately lead to the bloc's disintegration, Germany's foreign minister warns.
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Fatal scaffolding collapse at German bridge construction site

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 17:19

Scaffolding collapses on Bavarian bridge construction site, killing one person and seriously injuring six.
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Germany polygamy: Minister says migrants must abide by the law

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 11:03

German justice minister Haiko Maas says Germany will not recognise polygamous or underage marriages, as concern over such practices rise.
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FTSE 100 falls 2% as investors fret over Brexit

Tuesday, June 14th 2016, 16:10

Stock markets across Europe sink and yields on government bonds fall as investors consider uncertainties over next week's referendum vote.
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Euro 2016: Germany overcome Ukraine

Sunday, June 12th 2016, 21:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

World champions Germany begin their quest for a record fourth European Championship by beating Ukraine.
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Eleven German MPs under police protection in 'genocide' row

Sunday, June 12th 2016, 1:41
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Eleven German MPs of Turkish origin are put under police protection after receiving death threats for voting to describe the 1915 massacre of Armenians as genocide.
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Nationalist Austria-Germany summit held on Zugspitze summit

Friday, June 10th 2016, 17:50
related countries: Austria Austria

The main nationalist leaders in Austria and Germany hold summit talks - literally, on Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze.
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Belgium concern as WW2 Nazis 'get German pensions'

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 14:37
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A Belgian minister voices concern that Belgian ex-Nazi collaborators may still be receiving German pensions.
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Ramadan meal row 'prompted German fire' at Duesseldorf shelter

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 10:59

German investigators believe a dispute over Ramadan meals led to a fire that gutted a shelter for 282 asylum seekers in Duesseldorf.
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Storms and heavy rain batter Europe

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 18:23
related countries: France France

Stormy weather continues to batter parts of Europe as floodwaters recede in France and Germany.
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Germany seeks to jail Chile sect doctor

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 23:26
related countries: Chile Chile

German prosecutors ask a court to enforce a prison sentence passed on a doctor convicted in Chile of child sex abuse at a secretive commune.
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Fire ravages German refugee hub

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 12:55

A large fire has broken out at a convention centre used a major hub for refugees in the western German city of Duesseldorf.
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VIDEO: Refugees boost German cricket teams

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 6:03

Germany's recent influx of migrants has led to an unexpected boom in cricket - a sport which is rarely played in the country.
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