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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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Germany: news

Merkel ally quits in WWII furore

Friday, September 10th 2010, 12:47
related countries: Poland Poland

An ally of Germany's Chancellor Merkel will quit a top party post after suggesting Poland may carry as much blame as Hitler for triggering World War II.
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Deutsche 'set to raise 9bn euros'

Friday, September 10th 2010, 9:54

Shares in Germany's Deutsche Bank fall sharply after reports that it is planning to raise 9bn euros to shore up its finances.
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Race-row German banker quits post

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 20:12

A German banker at the centre of a row over comments he made about Jews and Muslims agrees to leave his post, the Bundesbank says.
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Merkel: Koran burning 'abhorrent'

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 18:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Koran

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has described as "abhorrent" a US pastor's plan to burn the Koran.
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EU ruling opens up German gambling market

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 15:02

German gambling restrictions breach European Union law, the EU's highest court rules
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Man in court over India Pune bomb

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 14:22
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai, Pune

A man appears in court in Mumbai in connection with a bomb blast at a German bakery in the Indian city of Pune six months ago.
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Germany extends nuclear lifespan

Monday, September 6th 2010, 14:16

Germany's government agrees to extend the life span of the country's nuclear power plants by an average of 12 years, officials say.
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German nuclear reactors to stay

Monday, September 6th 2010, 3:15
related places: Berlin

Politicians and industrialists in Berlin have agreed to extend the life of Germany's nuclear power stations - some of them until 2030 and beyond.
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DJs unite for Love Parade track

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 16:47

Three of the world's most successful club DJs join forces to pay tribute to those who died at the Love Parade festival in Germany in July.
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Samsung unveils rival to Apple's iPad

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 18:16
related places: Berlin

Samsung has become the latest challenger to enter the tablet computer battle, unveiling its Galaxy Tab at the IFA conference in Berlin.
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German banker 'should be fired'

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 16:42

The German central bank calls on the country's president to dismiss one of its board members over comments he made about immigration and Jews.
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US accuses 11 of honey smuggling

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 16:24
related countries: China China, United States United States

US authorities indict 11 German and Chinese executives for conspiring to illegally import $40m worth of honey from China.
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Eurozone growth of 1% confirmed

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 9:54

The eurozone economy grew by 1% between April and June, driven by strong German growth, official figures confirm.
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German Church revises abuse rules

Tuesday, August 31st 2010, 16:44

The Catholic Church in Germany issues tougher guidelines on how to handle reported cases of sexual abuse.
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German banker causes race storm

Monday, August 30th 2010, 22:04

The German government condemns a board member of the country's central bank on the publication of his book on immigration issues.
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Intel to buy German wireless unit

Monday, August 30th 2010, 18:03
related countries: United States United States

US chipmaker Intel agrees to buy the wireless unit of German counterpart Infineon for $1.4bn, disappointing markets.
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Rossellini to chair Berlin jury

Monday, August 30th 2010, 14:24
related places: Berlin

Actress and film-maker Isabella Rossellini is to chair the judging panel at next year's Berlin Film Festival, organisers announce.
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No jail for Germany HIV pop star

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 18:10

An HIV-positive German pop star accused of infecting a former partner with the virus is given a two-year suspended sentence.
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HIV popstar escapes jail sentence

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 12:59

An HIV-positive German popstar accused of infecting a former partner with the virus has been given a two-year suspended sentence.
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Nazi ballerina 'stole war plan'

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 10:58

A glamorous German spy may have been responsible for one of the biggest defeats suffered by allied forces during WW2, newly released MI5 files show.
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Court to rule on German HIV star

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 7:13

A German court is set to deliver its verdict in the trial of Nadja Benaissa, an HIV-positive German popstar accused of infecting a former partner.
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German business confidence rises

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 10:27

German business confidence shows an unexpected rise in August to its highest level since June 2007.
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Bullet found in Polish man's head

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 18:04
related countries: Poland Poland

A Polish man living in Germany spends five years with a bullet in his head after forgetting he was shot because he was drunk.
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Third German hospital baby death

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 13:45

A third baby dies at a university hospital in Germany, after being fed by a drip infected with bacteria.
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Berlin cultural icon under threat

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 9:32
related places: Berlin

The Tacheles arts centre in Berlin could be sold to developers
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Father follows daughter into bear pen to save her

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 20:49

A father is injured while saving his three-year-old daughter from a bear's enclosure in a German zoo.
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Germany's economy 'to grow by 3%'

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 13:28

The German economy is poised to grow by about 3% this year, says the central Bundesbank.
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Real Madrid confirm Ozil signing

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 13:51
related countries: Spain Spain

Real Madrid complete the signing of Germany World Cup star Mesut Ozil from Werder Bremen.
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Sharp drop in German confidence

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 10:39

German investor confidence falls on fears that the strong economic growth recorded in the second quarter will not last.
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Singer 'sorry' for unprotected sex

Monday, August 16th 2010, 21:23
related places: Darmstadt

The German pop singer Nadja Benaissa has confessed to having unprotected sex without warning her lovers that she was HIV-positive during the opening of her trial in Darmstadt.
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German singer 'sorry' for HIV sex

Monday, August 16th 2010, 16:53

German singer Nadja Benaissa admits at her trial to having unprotected sex with several men without warning them she was HIV-positive.
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Mali kidnap fears

Monday, August 16th 2010, 7:24

Mysterious German adoption case scares parents of missing children
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Gnomes replace Luther monument

Monday, August 16th 2010, 5:42
related places: Wittenberg

Famed as one of Germany's most important religious figures, Martin Luther spent many years in the town of Wittenberg, where a statue commemorates him.
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Kaymer wins USPGA in play-off

Monday, August 16th 2010, 0:26
related countries: United States United States

Martin Kaymer wins the USPGA in a play-off with Bubba Watson after Dustin Johnson is controversially penalised in the USPGA.
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German S boat restored using film

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 4:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A German S boat which played a deadly role in World War II is being restored in the UK.
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Israeli 'agent' freed in Germany

Friday, August 13th 2010, 13:21
related countries: Israel Israel

Germany frees on bail a suspected Israeli agent arrested in connection with the killing of a Hamas commander in Dubai.
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Germany in 'record' 2.2% growth

Friday, August 13th 2010, 10:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany's economy grew at its fastest rate for more than 20 years from April to June, outpacing eurozone neighbours and the UK.
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Israeli 'agent' sent to Germany

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 16:29
related countries: Israel Israel

Poland extradites to Germany a suspected Israeli agent wanted in connection with the killing in Dubai of a Hamas commander, officials say.
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Big powers reject direct EU taxes

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 12:16
related countries: Austria Austria, Belgium Belgium, France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Eu

France and Germany join the UK in rejecting direct EU taxation - but Austria and Belgium are more receptive.
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Germany closes 9/11 plot mosque

Monday, August 9th 2010, 17:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hamburg

German police shut down the Hamburg mosque where the 9/11 hijackers met before their suicide attacks on the US in 2001.
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German exports rise again in June

Monday, August 9th 2010, 10:01

Germany's exports rose faster than expected in June, a further sign of recovery in Europe's biggest economy.
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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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