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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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Threatened oasis

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 11:03
related places: Berlin

The struggle to preserve Berlin's historic 'garden colonies'
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Poland to hand over Israeli 'spy'

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 12:47
related countries: Israel Israel, Poland Poland

A Polish appeals court upholds a decision to hand over to Germany an alleged Israeli agent wanted over the murder of a Hamas commander.
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Germany mourns Love Parade dead

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 17:55

Germany holds an emotional memorial service for the 21 people killed in a stampede at the Love Parade dance festival in the western city of Duisburg last weekend.
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Germany mourns Love Parade dead

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 17:55

Germany holds an emotional memorial service for the 21 people killed in a stampede at the Love Parade dance festival in the western city of Duisburg last weekend.
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Khedira completes Madrid switch

Friday, July 30th 2010, 18:41
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

German international midfielder Sami Khedira completes his move to Real Madrid on a five-year deal.
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Khedira completes Madrid switch

Friday, July 30th 2010, 18:41
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

German international midfielder Sami Khedira completes his move to Real Madrid on a five-year deal.
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I am not a number two, says Massa

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 15:51

Felipe Massa insists he is not playing second fiddle to Fernando Alonso, despite controversy surrounding the Ferrari drivers in last weekend's German Grand Prix.
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I am not a number two, says Massa

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 14:14

Felipe Massa insists he is not playing second fiddle to Fernando Alonso, despite controversy surrounding the Ferrari drivers in last weekend's German Grand Prix.
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Hackers deface Nazi camp website

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 22:11

Neo-Nazis hack into the website of Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp, defacing it with fascist slogans and symbols.
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Hackers deface Nazi camp website

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 22:11

Neo-Nazis hack into the website of Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp, defacing it with fascist slogans and symbols.
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Nazi suspect charged in Germany

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 19:22

A suspected former Nazi death camp guard is charged over the killing of 430,000 Jews in World War II, German prosecutors say.
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German Darfur aid workers freed

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 15:08
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Two German aid workers kidnapped in Sudan's Darfur region are freed unharmed after five weeks in captivity, officials say.
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Ferrari boss slams F1 'hypocrisy'

Monday, July 26th 2010, 19:06

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo slams the 'hypocrisy' of those who have criticised Fernando Alonso's victory in Sunday's German Grand Prix.
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Files seized in Love Parade probe

Monday, July 26th 2010, 15:39
related places: Duisburg

German prosecutors probing the Love Parade stampede that killed 19 people in Duisburg examine the event organisers' files.
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Alonso secures controversial win

Monday, July 26th 2010, 8:28
related places: Hockenheim

Fernando Alonso leads a Ferrari one-two at the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim after Felipe Massa appears to be given coded team orders to let his team-mate past.
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Merkel vows 'intense' crush probe

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 21:46

German Chancellor Angela Merkel demands an "intensive" investigation of Saturday's Love Parade stampede, in which 19 people were crushed to death.
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Tributes paid to crush victims

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 18:14

Mourners light candles near the scene of a stampede where 19 people died at Germany's Love Parade festival.
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Ferrari fined but result stands

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 17:50

Ferrari are fined $100,000 for breaching sporting regulations after appearing to implement team orders, but the result of the German Grand Prix stands.
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Officials blamed for German crush

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 13:19

Survivors of a stampede at a dance music festival in Germany, in which 19 people were killed, blame organisers for the deaths.
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Britons describe German stampede

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 12:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British festival-goers describe the horrors of a stampede at a dance music festival in Germany in which 19 people were killed.
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Live - German Grand Prix

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 10:30
related places: Hockenheim

Fernando Alonso wins the German Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari team-mate Felipe Massa at Hockenheim.
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German festival stampede kills 19

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 5:43
related places: Duisburg

At least 19 people are killed in a stampede at the Love Parade dance music festival in the German city of Duisburg, police say.
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Vettel pips Alonso to German pole

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 13:14

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel will start on pole at his home Grand Prix in Germany after edging out Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in qualifying.
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Live - German GP qualifying

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 8:30
related places: Hockenheim

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel qualifies on pole for the German Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.
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Satellite spies vast algal bloom

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 16:01

A satellite image reveals the scale of a vast algal bloom, described as the size of Germany, spreading across the Baltic Sea.
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Alonso tops Red Bulls in practice

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 15:29
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Fernando Alonso is quickest in the second practice session at the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim while Lewis Hamilton is seventh after crashing out of the first session.
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Germans get short chips as heatwave stunts potatoes

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 15:25

German potato lovers face short rations, farmers warn, as the current heat wave looks set to produce smaller spuds and diminutive chips.
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German business confidence jumps

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 10:56

German business confidence increased in July by the largest amount for 20 years, a closely-watched survey suggests.
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Live - German GP practice

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 7:27
related places: Hockenheim

Second practice is under way at Hockenheim after Force India's Adrian Sutil sets the fastest time in the opening session.
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Germans hot and bothered by sizzling trains

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 10:10

Germany's high-speed trains may be known by the acronym ICE but stifling heat has sparked a furore over Deutsche Bahn's national rail services.
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Button seeks improved qualifying

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 6:38

McLaren's Jenson Button says he must improve in qualifying to boost his chances of retaining his world title - starting at this weekend's German Grand Prix.
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Cameron criticised over WWII slip

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 23:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron is criticised after saying the UK was the "junior partner" in the allied fight against Germany in 1940.
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'Transfer bid' for 'psychic' octopus

Monday, July 19th 2010, 9:48
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Paul

A 'transfer request' from Spain for the World Cup's star performer, Paul the "psychic" octopus, has been rejected by a German zoo.
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Germans lay on huge party on major motorway

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 17:24

Cities in the German Ruhr area throw a huge party on the region's busiest motorway after closing it to normal traffic.
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Pedrosa edges Lorenzo in Germany

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 13:30

Dani Pedrosa beats world championship leader Jorge Lorenzo into second place at the German MotoGP in Sachsenring.
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'Transfer bid' for Paul, the octopus oracle

Friday, July 16th 2010, 23:25
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Paul

A German zoo rejects a "transfer" request from Spain for its star performer at the World Cup - Paul the "psychic" octopus.
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German bishop resigns over abuse

Friday, July 16th 2010, 17:24
related places: Lutheran

The world's first female Lutheran bishop, Maria Jepsen, resigns in Germany over the handling of an alleged sex abuse case.
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Stunt error throws Pink off stage

Friday, July 16th 2010, 8:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pink

US singer Pink is taken to hospital during a gig in Germany after an on-stage stunt goes wrong.
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Credit Suisse offices are raided

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 11:31
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

German prosecutors have raided 13 branches of the Swiss bank Credit Suisse in connection with a probe into tax fraud.
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Eight injured in German tornado

Monday, July 12th 2010, 19:12

Eight people are injured after a tornado hits a German island in the North Sea, after a heat-wave lasting days.
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'Psychic octopus' to retire after World Cup 'success'

Monday, July 12th 2010, 16:27

Germany's so-called psychic octopus is to retire from making predictions following his World Cup success, his owners say.
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Uruguay 'to fight' for third spot

Friday, July 9th 2010, 15:34
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez warns Germany that his side will "fight to the death" in Saturday's World Cup third-place play-off in Port Elizabeth.
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'Psychic' octopus predicts World Cup final winner

Friday, July 9th 2010, 11:43
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Spain Spain

An octopus in Germany credited with psychic powers predicts that Spain will defeat the Netherlands in the World Cup final.
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Klose a doubt for third-place tie

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 17:08

A back injury could dash Germany striker Miroslav Klose's hopes of becoming the World Cup's all-time top scorer.
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Abrupt end to German football-fest

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 10:14
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Berlin

The football euphoria that has gripped Germany comes to an abrupt end after a defeat by Spain, writes Tristana Moore in Berlin.
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Del Bosque eyes World Cup triumph

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 22:05
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain boss Vicente del Bosque urges his players to go on and win the World Cup final after their 1-0 semi-final victory against Germany.
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Poland to extradite Mossad 'agent'

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 15:33
related countries: Israel Israel, Poland Poland

An Israeli allegedly linked to the killing of a Hamas operative in Dubai can be extradited to Germany, a Polish court rules.
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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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