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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 on trial for Muslim murder

Monday, October 26th 2009, 19:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Dresden

The husband of a pregnant Egyptian woman killed in a German court tells how she was stabbed in front of him.
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German coalition agrees tax cut

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 11:54

Germany's coalition allies agree on 24bn euros of tax cuts as part of an accord to form Germany's next government.
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Convicted German man 'kidnapped'

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 16:35
related countries: France France

A German doctor convicted of killing his step-daughter nearly 30 years ago has been found bound and gagged outside a French court house.
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White wines 'bad for the teeth'

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 23:07

Enjoying a glass of white wine on a frequent basis can damage the teeth by eroding the enamel, German researchers warn.
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German doctor tried for 13 deaths

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 15:52

A German doctor is on trial accused of killing 13 cancer patients by giving them overdoses of pain-killing drugs.
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Thai officials cover up a billboard depicting Adolf Hitler saluting

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 14:35
related countries: Israel Israel, Thailand Thailand

Museum officials in Thailand cover up a billboard depicting Adolf Hitler saluting after complaints from Germany and Israel.
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Germany defends Opel sale to Magna

Saturday, October 17th 2009, 14:18

Germany says EU concerns about state aid in the sale of Opel to Canada's Magna do not put the deal at risk.
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Opel's German aid may break rules

Friday, October 16th 2009, 22:01

Brussels warns Germany's planned state aid for Opel may breach competition rules, raising the prospect of its sale being halted.
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German sweet shop turns in boy with 1,680 euros to spend

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 16:02

An eight-year-old German boy who stole his parents' savings for a confectionary binge is turned over to police in a sweet shop.
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Italy seal World Cup finals berth

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 21:05
related countries: Italy Italy, Russia Russia, South Africa South Africa

World champions Italy, Germany, Denmark and Serbia all book their places at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
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Dodging the Stasi

Friday, October 9th 2009, 15:10

How BBC man got to key East German protest
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Mueller wins Nobel literary prize

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 16:45

German author Herta Mueller is announced as the winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Italy acquits migrant rescue crew

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 18:00
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian court acquits three German aid workers of aiding illegal migration after they rescued a boatload of stranded African migrants.
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Davydenko sweeps through in China

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 7:45
related countries: China China

Fourth seed Nikolay Davydenko races into the quarter-finals of the China Open with a crushing 6-1 6-0 victory over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber.
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Two antique books looted during World War II returned to Germany

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 23:13
related countries: United States United States

Two 400-year-old books taken from a salt mine during World War II have been handed back to German officials by an 83-year-old US soldier.
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Demjanjuk trial set for November

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 17:35

The German trial of alleged Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk on 27,900 counts of accessory to murder will start next month.
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Germany arrests al-Qaeda suspect

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 15:20

A man is arrested in Germany on suspicion of preparing explosive devices and posting al-Qaeda propaganda on the web.
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Dead babies found in Berlin flat

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 11:07
related places: Berlin

The remains of four babies are found in a Berlin flat, more than two months after their mother apparently jumped to her death.
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Wednesday football as it happened

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 20:58
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus
related places: Wolfsburg

Man Utd come from behind to beat Wolfsburg, while Chelsea hold on for a 1-0 win at Apoel Nicosia, as Milan are stunned at home by Zurich.
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Merkel pledges speedy transition

Monday, September 28th 2009, 17:24

Germany's Angela Merkel outlines plans to form a quick coalition with the Free Democrats, after a sweeping election win.
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German economy

Monday, September 28th 2009, 13:33

Will a new coalition deliver economic reform?
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Triumphant Merkel eyes new coalition

Sunday, September 27th 2009, 23:05

Chancellor Angela Merkel wins Germany's election, forecasts suggest, with enough votes to build a new centre-right coalition.
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Germany votes in tight election

Sunday, September 27th 2009, 14:32

Germans vote in national elections with Chancellor Merkel hoping to win enough votes to form a new, pro-reform alliance.
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Colour of choice

Sunday, September 27th 2009, 10:39
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaica or traffic light? Possible German coalitions
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Final rallies before German vote

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 15:30

German election rivals appeal to voters on the economy in their final rallies before Sunday's national poll.
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The cheek of it: German nudists have to wait for wilderness walk

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 7:55

Germany may be tolerant of nudity but a plan to give naked ramblers their own wilderness path is meeting some opposition.
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German 'race hate' letters probed

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 11:31

German police suspect letters from the far-right NPD party to politicians of immigrant origin incited racial hatred.
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UK 'blocking tough finance rules'

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 10:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

German Finance Minister Peer Streinbrueck has accused the UK of blocking tougher financial rules ahead of the G20 summit.
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Al-Qaeda video threat to Germany

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 21:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Security is tightened in Germany after al-Qaeda videos emerge threatening attacks if troops do not leave Afghanistan.
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Several dead in German bus crash

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 15:14

Several people are reported to have been killed after a bus crashes off a road in western Germany.
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Match ends Adidas and Puma feud

Monday, September 21st 2009, 20:04

The German sportswear companies Adidas and Puma have ended a 60-year feud with handshakes and a football match
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Germany probes therapy poisoning

Sunday, September 20th 2009, 20:30
related places: Berlin

Police in Germany say two people have died and one is in a coma, following a poisoning at a group therapy session in Berlin.
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Adidas and Puma end 60-year feud begun by founding brothers

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 20:02

The German sportswear companies Adidas and Puma are to end a 60-year feud started by the brothers who founded them.
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M Factor

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 13:05

Merkel's popularity key as German election nears
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Firebomb attack on German school

Thursday, September 17th 2009, 12:40
related places: Ansbach

German police arrest a teenager who attacked pupils at his Bavaria school with petrol bombs and an axe.
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German poll rivals in TV debate

Monday, September 14th 2009, 9:26

No clear winner emerges as German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces her main rival in a live TV debate ahead of elections.
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German ships blaze Arctic trail

Friday, September 11th 2009, 21:45
related countries: Russia Russia

Two German merchant ships negotiate the North East passage in the Russian Arctic, which was ice-bound until recently.
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Secrets of 1989

Friday, September 11th 2009, 16:55

How far did Mrs Thatcher go to stop German unification?
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England Women humbled in Euro final

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 17:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany are crowned European champions after beating England's women 6-2 in an entertaining final.
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Live - Women's Euro 2009 final

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 15:14
related countries: Finland Finland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Helsinki

England women face their German counterparts in the European Championship final in Helsinki, Finland.
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EU trio call for UN Afghan summit

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 13:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain, France and Germany urge the UN to hold a major conference on Afghanistan's future by the end of the year.
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Sex change

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 12:00

Jewish athlete tells how man replaced her at Berlin 1936
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Semenya to keep World gold medal

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 18:54
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Berlin

South African athlete will not be stripped of her Berlin medal, regardless of gender test results, BBC Sport understands.
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Final victory

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 16:40

Deserter gets justice for German WWII 'traitors'
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Merkel regrets Afghan raid deaths

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 12:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Germany's Chancellor Merkel says she "deeply regrets" any loss of innocent life caused by an air strike in Afghanistan.
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Germany seeks Afghan raid answers

Monday, September 7th 2009, 6:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for an urgent investigation into a deadly airstrike in Afghanistan on Friday.
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Joint call for bank bonus rules

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 20:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Group of 20 nations must adopt "binding rules" to regulate bank behaviour, the leaders of the UK, France and Germany say.
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German car scrap scheme ends

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 13:54

Government funding for the German car scrap scheme runs out, marking an end to a scheme that has boosted car sales.
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Poland remembers World War start

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 15:46
related countries: Poland Poland, Russia Russia

Commemorations are taking place to mark the outbreak of World War II amid tensions between Poland and Russia.
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Positive energy

Monday, August 31st 2009, 16:34
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia builds strategic ties with pre-poll Germany
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'Exit poll leak' tweets alarm German election officials

Monday, August 31st 2009, 16:25

The apparent illegal leaking of exit polls for German regional elections on Twitter raises concerns weeks before the general election.
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Merkel faces state poll setbacks

Sunday, August 30th 2009, 17:53

Early results in state polls in Germany suggest a setback for Chancellor Angela Merkel a month before general elections.
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Red Army Faction member arrested

Friday, August 28th 2009, 16:25

German authorities arrest a former member of the militant group the Red Army Faction over three murders 30 years ago.
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Bayern Munich agree Robben deal

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 21:09
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Spain Spain

German giants Bayern Munich agree to buy Dutch international Arjen Robben from Real Madrid.
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