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News: Germany

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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German dioxin worse than feared

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 15:08

Some 3,000 tonnes of an animal feed additive sold in Germany have been found to contain dioxin traces, the government says.
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Food contamination alert in Germany

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 7:22

Eggs have been withdrawn from sale in Germany as a cancer causing chemical is found in chicken feed.
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UK 'lured official to his arrest'

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 19:17
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Mongolian security services official is due in court in the UK to fight extradition to Germany amid claims he was lured to Britain to be arrested.
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Germans warned about tainted eggs

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 19:05

Germans have been urged to keep an eye out for eggs that may have been tainted by animal feed contaminated by toxic dioxin.
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Porsche shares up on merger hopes

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 18:34
related countries: United States United States

Shares in German carmaker Porsche jump after a US judge dismisses a lawsuit that threatened to de-rail a planned merger with Volkswagen.
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Force for change

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 13:25

Germany's last conscripts start army service
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Germany calls up last conscripts

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 12:26

Germany calls up its last batch of military conscripts as the country's armed forces prepare for radical reforms.
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Eurozone manufacturing picks up

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 11:00

The eurozone's manufacturing sector ended 2010 enjoying strong growth with Germany leading the way, a survey has indicated.
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Iran 'must free German reporters'

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 11:49

More than 100 prominent Germans appeal for the release of two journalists held in Iran after interviewing the son of a woman sentenced to die.
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Iran stoning woman 'to sue reporters'

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 22:49
related countries: Iran Iran

The Iranian woman convicted of adultery and helping her lover murder her husband says she is to sue two German journalists arrested after interviewing her son.
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West attacks Khodorkovsky 'abuse'

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 22:26
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US, UK and Germany deplore the sentencing of former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to six more years in jail for fraud.
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Identity crisis

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 5:56

Why integration is still an uphill struggle in modern Germany
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German call for airport profiling

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 12:03
related countries: Israel Israel

Germany's incoming airports chief calls for Israeli-style passenger profiling in a move rejected by the justice minister.
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Ice sculptures impress in Germany

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 5:17

A giant snail and flying swans made from ice are impressing crowds at an ice sculpture festival in Roevershagen, northern Germany.
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Somali pirates free German tanker

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 14:52
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates free a German-owned chemical tanker seven months after it was seized, amid reports that a $5.5m ransom was paid.
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Germans held in Iran meet family

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 8:43
related countries: Iran Iran

Two German journalists held in jail in Iran have been allowed to meet relatives for the first time, the Iranian foreign ministry confirms.
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US attacks Russia tycoon verdict

Monday, December 27th 2010, 21:02
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The US and Germany express serious concern about a second guilty verdict against jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
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German inquiry into 'poisoning'

Monday, December 27th 2010, 17:58
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Berlin

German prosecutors open an investigation into whether two Russian dissidents living in Berlin have been deliberately poisoned with mercury.
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Sunday, December 26th 2010, 7:35
related places: Berlin

A windowless building in Berlin does not look very impressive but it has seen a lot of uses since being built during the war. Now it has had yet another lease of life - as an art gallery.
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Snow paralyses western Europe

Friday, December 24th 2010, 15:24
related countries: France France

More snow is continuing to paralyse transport in parts of western Europe, with flights disrupted across Germany, Belgium and northern France.
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German mother of 17 pups to be neutered

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 20:17

A German Rhodesian Ridgeback bitch which bore 17 puppies in one litter is to be neutered for its own good, the owner says.
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McClaren facing axe at Wolfsburg

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 10:52
related places: Wolfsburg

Former England boss Steve McClaren is fighting for his future at struggling German side Wolfsburg.
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EU newcomers barred from Schengen

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 20:11
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, Romania Romania

France and Germany decide to block Bulgaria and Romania from joining the Europe's Schengen zone in 2011.
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Dog gives birth to 17 puppies in Germany

Monday, December 20th 2010, 17:51

Etana the Rhodesian Ridgeback gave birth to 17 puppies at her home in Germany.
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Snow halts northern European travel

Monday, December 20th 2010, 12:05
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Holland

Heavy snow and freezing cold temperatures are causing travel problems from Britain, through France, Holland, Belgium and Germany
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Merkel meets German Afghan troops

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 11:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made an unannounced visit to troops serving in an increasingly hostile area of Afghanistan.
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German business confidence rises

Friday, December 17th 2010, 11:15

German business confidence hits a fresh post-reunification high as strong exports continue to drive the country's recovery.
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A German Christmas market - in Japan

Friday, December 17th 2010, 7:20
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan is marking 150 years of friendship with Germany by hosting a traditional Christmas market.
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Germany gives to Auschwitz fund

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 20:22

Germany pledges to contribute $80m to a fund set up to preserve the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz as a symbol of the Holocaust.
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Riseborough to gain Berlin honour

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 15:35
related places: Berlin

The Devil's Whore actress Andrea Riseborough is to honoured with a Shooting Star award at the Berlin Film Festival.
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Germany sounds alarm on migrants

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 13:19
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Germany complains to Greece and the EU about the treatment of migrants on the Greek-Turkish land border.
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German 'gentleman robbers' killed

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 17:25

German police say a married pair of bank robbers shot dead may be the same couple who carried out dozens of hold-ups over the past 15 years.
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Germany and France rally to euro

Friday, December 10th 2010, 17:02
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

French and German leaders passionately defend the single currency at talks ahead of an EU summit on the euro crisis fund.
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EU high-speed rail bridge opened

Friday, December 10th 2010, 11:39
related countries: France France
related places: Eu, Strasbourg

Germany and France inaugurate a new bridge at Strasbourg as part of an ambitious high-speed rail network to span the EU.
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German inflation at two-year high

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 11:28

Germany's inflation rate hit 1.5% in November, the fastest pace in more than two years, as food and energy costs rose.
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Bayer 'to double' Chinese sales

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 8:06
related countries: China China

German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer announces plans to invest 1bn euros in China to more than double sales in the country by 2015.
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Coen film to open Berlin festival

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 14:34
related places: Berlin

True Grit, the latest film from Oscar winners Joel and Ethan Coen, will open the Berlin Film Festival in February, organisers announce.
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Narrowing in German trade surplus

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 8:55

Germany's trade surplus shrank in October after exports fell and imports rose, official figures show.
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Helmut Schmidt bemoans leadership

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 11:28

German ex-Chancellor Helmut Schmidt says his country's leaders fail to grasp economics and the EU lacks good leaders.
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Iran considers Germans' release

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 11:09
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran says it is considering a request to temporarily release two German journalists detained in connection with a controversial stoning case.
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Merkel resists eurozone proposals

Monday, December 6th 2010, 16:39

Germany looks set to block moves that some eurozone partners and the IMF argue could help resolve Europe's debt crisis.
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Accident halts German game show

Monday, December 6th 2010, 11:51

A live TV game show in Germany is halted after a stunt goes wrong and leaves a contestant severely injured.
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Iran set for nuclear talks in Geneva

Monday, December 6th 2010, 4:58
related countries: Iran Iran

A fresh round of nuclear talks between Iran and the permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany, is about to start in Geneva.
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Egypt shark attack kills German

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 19:35
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian authorities have hunted down and killed two sharks after a German woman was killed in a shark attack in the waters off the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh
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Egypt shark attack kills German

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 18:02
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A German woman is killed by a shark off the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, days after beaches were reopened following similar attacks.
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US urged to recall Germany envoy

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 15:01
related countries: United States United States

MPs from Germany's junior coalition party urge the US to recall its ambassador over comments released by Wikileaks.
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Lethal cold weather grips Europe

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 15:02
related countries: Poland Poland

Snow brings more disruption to northern Europe, with 18 deaths in Poland and thousands sleeping in trains in Germany.
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Euro bonds come under new attack

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 23:04
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

The cost of borrowing for the governments of Spain, Italy and Belgium reached a new record compared with Germany.
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Eurozone jobless at 12-year high

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 11:53

The unemployment rate in the eurozone hit a 12-year high in October, figures show, but inflation remained unchanged at 1.9%.
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Music firm Chrysalis being sold

Friday, November 26th 2010, 10:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK music publisher Chrysalis Group is being sold for £107.4m to German rival BMG and private equity group KKR.
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Dutch ask Germany to arrest Nazi

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 15:45
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch authorities issue a European arrest warrant for a Dutch-born Nazi war criminal, Klaas-Carel Faber, now living in Germany.
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DIY enthusiast walls himself into cellar

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 13:07

A German DIY enthusiast walls himself into his cellar but manages to drill his way out - through a neighbour's wall.
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Germany 'nearing full employment'

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 12:06

Germany's economy minister gives an upbeat assessment of his country's recovery and asserts full employment is possible.
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Germany on alert after attack warning

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 6:52

The heightened state of alert in Germany continues after the government said it received concrete information about a plot to attack the country in November.
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UKIP MEP ejected over Nazi jibe

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 15:43

UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom is ordered out of the chamber of the European Parliament after he directed a Nazi slogan at a German socialist.
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German business confidence jumps

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 11:59

German business confidence has hit its highest level since reunification, a closely-watched survey says.
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SAP to pay $1.3bn for data theft

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 7:32
related countries: United States United States

European software giant SAP is ordered by a Californian court to pay US rival Oracle $1.3bn after losing a data theft case.
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Germany 'to suspend' conscription

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 22:30

Germany is to suspend conscription and switch to a volunteer military service, the government says.
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German trial for 'Somali pirates'

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 14:33
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Hamburg

Ten men from Somalia are in court in Hamburg, charged with capturing a container ship, in the first piracy trial in Germany in about 400 years.
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Namibia bomb scare: Officer held

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 13:33
related countries: Namibia Namibia

A Namibian police officer appears in court on charges related to a fake bomb found in luggage which delayed a flight to Germany last week
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