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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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'Psychic' octopus favours Spain over Germany

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 9:50
related countries: Spain Spain

An octopus in Germany with a string of correct predictions foresees a World Cup semi-final victory for Spain.
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Spain can make history - Casillas

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 20:04

Spain skipper Iker Casillas believes Wednesday's World Cup semi-final against Germany is the most important game in the country's history.
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Nazi suspect Storms dies aged 90

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 17:33

Former SS soldier and Nazi war crimes suspect Adolf Storms dies at 90 in Germany before facing trial over a massacre.
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Sad Maradona considering future

Sunday, July 4th 2010, 10:36
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Diego Maradona admits he may quit as Argentina coach after his side are brutally dumped out of the World Cup by Germany.
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Friday's World Cup round-up

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 8:59
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ballack predicts Germany will beat Argentina
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German bishop 'could resume work'

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 3:17

The Pope tells a former German bishop who resigned after abuse allegations he might be able to return to work after treatment.
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Merkel candidate wins presidency

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 23:20

Christian Wulff - Chancellor Angela Merkel's candidate - is elected German president after three rounds of balloting.
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German vote shows Merkel weakness

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 17:56

Chancellor Angela Merkel suffers the embarrassment of seeing her candidate for president forced into a crunch third round ballot.
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Mueller blames England imbalance

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 14:33

Germany's two-goal hero Thomas Mueller believes the "alpha-male" culture in the England team will hinder their chances of becoming successful.
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Blatter sorry for disallowed goal

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 10:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fifa's president apologises for England's disallowed goal and vows to reopen the debate over goal-line technology.
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Maradona talks up Argentina hopes

Sunday, June 27th 2010, 22:54
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Mexico Mexico

Argentina manager Diego Maradona is confident his team can beat Germany and progress to the World Cup semi-finals after the 3-1 win over Mexico.
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Capello to discuss future with FA

Sunday, June 27th 2010, 22:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fabio Capello says he will not resign as England coach but will discuss his future with the Football Association after his side crash out of the World Cup, losing 4-1 to Germany.
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Merkel says Europe and US united

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 16:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: America, Chancellor

Germany's chancellor insists Europe's leaders are making good progress in talks with the US on bolstering economic growth.
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'Psychic' octopus predicts German win over England

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 16:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An octopus picks Germany over England, in the latest of a string of predictions that have made it a national celebrity.
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Live - Wimbledon 2010

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 8:59

Andy Murray takes on Gilles Simon in the fourth round at Wimbledon after Rafael Nadal needs five sets to beat Germany's Philipp Petzschner.
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3D mission returns first pictures

Friday, June 25th 2010, 23:39

Germany's TanDEM-X satellite, sent into orbit to make the most precise 3D map of the Earth's surface, acquires its first images.
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Landmark German euthanasia ruling

Friday, June 25th 2010, 13:19

A top German court says it is not a criminal offence to cut off a dying patient's life support if that person has given their consent.
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Jewish dancers stoned in Germany

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 14:38

German police investigate the stoning of a Jewish dance group trying to perform on the street in the city of Hanover.
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Germany fret over Schweinsteiger

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 14:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bastian Schweinsteiger is a doubt for Germany's World Cup match against England because of a thigh injury.
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Lahm expecting World Cup classic

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 12:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany captain Philipp Lahm says he is expecting a World Cup "classic" when his side comes face-to-face with England in the last 16 on Sunday.
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Beckenbauer in new dig at England

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 9:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Franz Beckenbauer believes England made a stupid mistake by failing to avoid a second-round match against Germany at the World Cup in South Africa.
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Germans seized by Darfur gunmen

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 12:53
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Nyala

Two German aid workers have been kidnapped in Sudan from their compound in Darfur's Nyala city, officials say.
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Fight for the Right

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 14:56

German far-right boss loses 'discrimination' case
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Pakistan holds 'German militant'

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 13:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A suspected militant from Germany is detained in north-west Pakistan wearing a burka, police say.
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German satellite seeks 3D Earth view

Monday, June 21st 2010, 13:17

Germany's TanDEM-X satellite blasts into orbit on a mission to acquire the most precise 3D map of the Earth's surface.
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Germany honours UK WWII veteran

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 2:39
related countries: Denmark Denmark, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British World War II veteran who led a team of Commandos that seized a key German port, allowing the Allies to then secure Denmark, is to be honoured.
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German woes

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 1:20

Merkel's 'dream team' wrought by bickering
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Bones in German cathedral confirmed as Saxon queen's

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 11:54

Bones found in a German cathedral are the remains of a Saxon member of the English royal family, scientists claim.
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Aussie Cahill given one-match ban

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 10:44
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Tim Cahill can still play in the World Cup after receiving a one-match ban for being sent off against Germany.
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Bizarre getaway as student hurls puppy at German biker gang

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 16:23

A German student "mooned" a group of Hell's Angels and hurled a puppy at them before escaping on a stolen bulldozer, police have said.
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H&M hostages released in Germany

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 16:27
related places: Leipzig

Several people are released unharmed after being taken hostage at an H&M store in the German city of Leipzig, police say.
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Hewitt on Europe

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 9:07

Euro nervousness upsets cosy Franco-German alliance
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Beckenbauer attacks England style

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 7:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer launches a scathing attack on England's playing style following their lacklustre 1-1 draw with the United States.
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Leaders call for global bank tax

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 1:37
related countries: France France

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy renew calls for a global bank tax.
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Germany wary of French EU vision

Monday, June 14th 2010, 17:09
related countries: France France
related places: Berlin, Eu

The French and German leaders are meeting to try to smooth over rifts on economic policy only days ahead of an EU summit.
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EU urged to ban high-risk trading

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 16:20
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

France and Germany urge the European Commission to impose an EU-wide ban on speculative trading known as naked short-selling.
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Germany agrees to austerity plan

Monday, June 7th 2010, 18:12

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel agrees 80bn euros of savings over four years with her coalition cabinet.
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Banned GM maize sown in Germany

Monday, June 7th 2010, 15:34

A genetically modified (GM) variety of maize banned in the EU has contaminated fields in seven German states.
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Markets reel on double-dip fears

Monday, June 7th 2010, 13:28

European markets open down amid renewed fears of a double-dip recession, before bouncing on strong German industrial data.
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Germany looks to rein in budget

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 13:35

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a two-day cabinet meeting to come up with a savings plan for the country's budget.
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German trial for Somali 'pirates'

Friday, June 4th 2010, 14:44
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Somalia Somalia

A Dutch court agrees to the extradition of 10 suspected Somali pirates to stand trial for hijacking in Germany.
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Russia finds WWII Nazi arms ship

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 16:40
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia prepares to remove a huge arsenal of shells from a sunken German World War II barge off its Baltic Coast.
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German bishop accused over abuse

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 22:22

Prosecutors investigate one of Germany's top Catholic bishops on suspicion of aiding and abetting child sex abuse.
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WWII bomb kills three in Germany

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 16:02

Three people are killed and six injured trying to defuse a World War II bomb unearthed in central Germany.
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German president quits amid row

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 4:18

German President Horst Koehler says he is resigning, following criticism of remarks he made about German military missions.
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Champion Kuznetsova edges through

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 17:57
related countries: France France

Defending champion Svetlana Kuznetsova survives a huge scare to beat Germany's Andrea Petkovic 4-6 7-5 6-4 and advance to round three of the French Open.
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'Bungling burglars' blow up German bank

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 9:38

A German bank is reduced to rubble, leading to suspicions that robbers misjudged the quantity of explosives needed for a break-in.
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Germany 'to extend trading ban'

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 15:13

Germany is considering widening a ban on "naked" short-selling to cover all shares, proposals in a draft bill have shown.
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German firm helps Somali warlord

Monday, May 24th 2010, 15:09
related countries: Somalia Somalia

German MPs voice concern about a German security firm's deal with a politician hostile to the UN-backed government in Somalia.
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Germans approve euro rescue plan

Friday, May 21st 2010, 16:44

Germany's parliament backs a huge eurozone rescue deal, though one party votes against it and two others abstain.
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No more power to EU, says Cameron

Friday, May 21st 2010, 16:28

Prime Minister David Cameron tells German leader UK wants "positive" EU role but will not bolster euro or yield more powers.
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Merkel urges tough finance rules

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 17:08

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for stricter financial regulation, having warned the euro was "in danger".
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Merkel hosts key finance meeting

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 7:55

German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts an international conference to start forging a common position on financial regulation.
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Shares hit by German rule change

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 20:24

World stock markets fall after Germany introduces a ban on short-selling of some financial products - spooking markets.
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Will the euro survive?

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 10:41

Germany holds international talks to regulate financial markets. What next for the euro?
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Boateng sorry for Ballack tackle

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 11:39
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng apologises for the tackle that ruled Germany captain Michael Ballack out of next month's World Cup.
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German hostages 'freed in Yemen'

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 8:00
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen

Saudi Arabia says it has freed two German girls kidnapped in Yemen last year but the fate of other hostages is unclear.
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