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Erdogan anger as Germany-Turkey war of words escalates

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 22:22
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's President Erdogan is now accusing Germany of "aiding terror".
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Turkey summons German ambassador over rally ban

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 22:45
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

Ankara is angry over the cancellation of a public speech by a Turkish minister in Germany.
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Turkish crackdown

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 15:17
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

The arrest of a German-Turkish journalist is causing a diplomatic row between Germany and Turkey.
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Berlin truck attack: Police raid properties linked to mosque

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 13:28

The raided properties had ties to the mosque used by the Christmas market truck attacker, Anis Amri.
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German-Turkish reporter arrested in Turkey for 'terrorist propaganda'

Monday, February 27th 2017, 22:49
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Die Welt's Deniz Yucel is in pre-trial detention accused of producing terrorist propaganda.
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German Islamist terror suspect 'formerly a neo-Nazi'

Monday, February 27th 2017, 20:35

Sascha L, who was arrested last week, appeared in anti-Muslim videos before converting to Islam.
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Philippine Abu Sayyaf jihadists behead German hostage in video

Monday, February 27th 2017, 17:27
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Juergen Kantner was abducted in November and a ransom deadline passed on Sunday.
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Germany hate crime: Nearly 10 attacks a day on migrants in 2016

Sunday, February 26th 2017, 15:40

More than 3,500 attacks were carried out on migrants and asylum shelters in Germany last year.
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One dead, two injured in Heidelberg car attack

Saturday, February 25th 2017, 20:46
related places: Heidelberg

A man drives a car into a pedestrian area and is shot by police after a standoff.
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Heidelberg car attacker shot by German police

Saturday, February 25th 2017, 18:39

A passer-by filmed police shooting a man who drove his car into three people.
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VW cracks down on executive pay after diesel scandal

Friday, February 24th 2017, 20:46

German car maker returns to profit and posts record sales in 2016 despite emissions testing furore.
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European Parliament: Questions raised over Martin Schulz's spending

Friday, February 24th 2017, 18:13

European Parliament ex-president Martin Schulz is a top candidate in this year's German elections.
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BBC dismayed at German 'BND spying on journalists'

Friday, February 24th 2017, 17:19
related places: Spiegel

German intelligence spied on the BBC and other foreign journalists, Spiegel news reports.
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Turkey coup: 136 diplomats and relatives seek Germany asylum

Friday, February 24th 2017, 11:54

Many Turks abroad are thought to have backed the coup plot against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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German council asks veggie event to serve sausages

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 12:21

Councillors unhappy about absence of sausage stalls at German Earth Day festival.
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German AfD leader Petry meets pro-Putin Russian MPs

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 10:32
related countries: Russia Russia

AfD leader Frauke Petry meets top Russian MPs as Germany prepares for elections.
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Gibraltar seizes Russian's superyacht over German debt claim

Monday, February 20th 2017, 19:38
related countries: Gibraltar Gibraltar, Russia Russia

Billionaire owner Andrey Melnichenko is alleged to owe 15.3m euros to the shipbuilder.
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Greece: EU and IMF in 'common position'

Monday, February 20th 2017, 18:03
related countries: Greece Greece

Germany's finance minister hints that deadlock between the EU and IMF over Greece may be resolved.
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Ice-locked ship to drift over North Pole

Monday, February 20th 2017, 1:33

German research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.
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German parents told to destroy 'spy' dolls

Friday, February 17th 2017, 17:00

Researchers say hackers can use an insecure bluetooth device to listen and talk to a child.
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EU's elusive heart

Friday, February 17th 2017, 0:13

The EU's geographical heart lies in Germany - but the location will shift again with Brexit.
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Tillerson and Mattis in guarded approach to Russia

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 23:46
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Bonn

Senior US officials say Washington will work with Moscow, but only in certain policy areas.
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Stolen Humboldt penguin found dead in Germany

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 15:27
related places: Mannheim

The dead bird is found near a car park in the south-western German city of Mannheim.
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Australia outback: German tourists found dead

Tuesday, February 14th 2017, 11:15

The elderly couple went missing in the Northern Territory, where temperatures had soared above 40C.
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Germany president: Steinmeier chosen by lawmakers

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 14:01

The former foreign minister is highly popular in Germany, and has been critical of Donald Trump.
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Nazi-era German anthem at tennis tournament sparks outrage

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 10:01

A German tennis team in Hawaii express outrage as a verse banned since Nazism is heard.
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German court upholds Erdogan poem ban

Friday, February 10th 2017, 15:33
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

The court deemed satirist Jan Boehmermann's poem about Turkey's president "abusive and defamatory".
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German town hall stops fox song after vegan complains

Friday, February 10th 2017, 14:09
related places: Limburg

'Fox, you stole the Goose' song removed from Limburg bell tower repertoire to appease upset vegan.
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Far-right German politician convicted for refugee shelter arson

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 18:22

Maik Schneider of the far-right National Democratic Party is sentenced to eight years in jail.
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Dresden's anti-war sculpture denounced by protesters

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 20:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Demonstrators in the German city say the Syria bus installation should be turned into scrap metal.
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Ever tried to impersonate a deer?

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 2:14
related places: Dortmund

Sixteen contestants participated in the 19th edition of the German Stag Imitation Championships in Dortmund.
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Sunday, February 5th 2017, 16:46

Volkswagen faces its first legal action in Germany from a big corporate client over the diesel scandal.
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Does Trump cover go too far?

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 18:55
related places: Berlin

What people in Berlin say about a magazine's controversial cover.
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Der Spiegel: Trump beheading cover sparks criticism

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 17:40

The vice-president of the European Parliament calls the German magazine cover "tasteless".
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'Nazi German death camps' billboard to make 1,000-mile trip

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 12:46
related countries: Poland Poland

The billboard is part of a campaign against the term "Polish concentration camps".
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Deutsche Boerse chief executive in insider trading probe

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 11:24

German prosecutors are investigating a share purchase made by Deutsche Boerse boss Carsten Kengeter.
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German arrests: Key Tunisian among 16 held in raids on jihadist suspects

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 12:42
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

The 36-year-old man is suspected of recruiting for jihadist group Islamic State.
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German bakery's Trump slices divide opinion

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 11:59

Some customers threaten boycott of Trump Bakery over its presidential cakes.
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Spring of the patriots?

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 1:43

Just how big a threat are Germany's populist parties to the country's political establishment?
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Trump Mexico wall will destroy lives, Berlin mayor warns

Friday, January 27th 2017, 21:11
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Berlin

The statement came as Donald Trump and Mexico's president agreed to "work out their differences".
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German girl jailed for IS attack in Hanover

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 14:38

The girl stabbed and seriously wounded a police officer when she was 15.
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German raids target 'far-right extremists'

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 15:17

The raids across Germany were targeting people suspected of plotting attacks, prosecutors say.
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Some reasons from Kenya, India and Germany

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 10:54
related countries: Kenya Kenya

While women marched on Washington DC, why did others march around the world? Here are some reasons from Kenya, India and Germany.
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PIP breast implants: French court tells TUV to pay damages

Friday, January 20th 2017, 15:25
related countries: France France

German safety body TUV is told to pay hefty compensation over the PIP breast implant scandal.
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Germany spends more on defence but misses Nato target

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 11:18

A boost for the German military budget in 2017 is still short of what Nato is seeking.
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German fury at AfD Hoecke's Holocaust memorial remark

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 12:28
related places: Berlin

A right-wing leader in Germany provokes outrage for condemning the Holocaust memorial in Berlin.
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German top court blocks ban on far right NPD

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 10:19

The German constitutional court says the NPD is not a significant enough threat to democracy.
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German shivers

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 0:16
related countries: United States United States

German politicians are desperately trying to build and forge ties with US President-elect Donald Trump.
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Trump attack on Merkel rebuffed by French president

Monday, January 16th 2017, 20:36
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Merkel

Francois Hollande brushes off the US president-elect's attack on Germany's liberal migrant policy.
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Trump worries Nato with 'obsolete' comment

Monday, January 16th 2017, 16:43
related countries: United States United States

Germany's foreign minister says Donald Trump is contradicting his nominee for defence secretary.
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Donald Trump says Merkel made 'catastrophic mistake' on migrants

Monday, January 16th 2017, 5:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Merkel

The US president-elect says Germany was wrong to let so many migrants into the country.
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Facebook to roll out fake news tools in Germany

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 19:59

Facebook is rolling out new tools in Germany to help combat the spread of fabricated news stories.
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Sunday, January 15th 2017, 15:09

Andrej Holm worked for East Germany's feared secret police before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Can-do attitude

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 0:14
related countries: Syria Syria

A disabled young Syrian creates a new life in Germany helping other Arab immigrants.
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Icy weather in Europe causes more hardship and chaos

Friday, January 13th 2017, 22:39
related countries: France France

The freezing conditions show little sign of abating as temperatures plummet across the continent.
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Frozen Mr Fox: Hunter displays animal preserved in block of ice

Friday, January 13th 2017, 17:27

A hunter in Germany says he displayed a frozen fox to warn people of the danger of the icy Danube.
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Thursday, January 12th 2017, 18:48
related countries: Syria Syria

A Syrian migrant who took a selfie with the German chancellor is to take Facebook to court.
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Migrant crisis: Germany sees massive drop in asylum seekers

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 13:40

Germany says 280,000 new arrivals sought asylum in 2016, a drop of over 600,000 on the previous year.
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Germany names its 'ugliest' word of the year: 'People's traitor'

Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 15:17

The term, Volksverraeter in German, has Nazi overtones a judging panel found.
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Berlin attack: Merkel vows 'national effort' on deportation

Monday, January 9th 2017, 18:25
related places: Berlin

Germany's chancellor promises a national effort to deport failed asylum seekers after the Berlin attack.
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German Greens float sex prescriptions for disabled

Sunday, January 8th 2017, 15:48

Germany's Green Party says disabled people should be able to claim back the cost of sex work.
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US tanks arrive in Germany to help Nato defences

Friday, January 6th 2017, 19:59
related countries: United States United States

The largest shipment of US brigades since the Cold War is arriving in northern Germany.
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Herero and Nama groups sue Germany over Namibia genocide

Friday, January 6th 2017, 16:09
related countries: Namibia Namibia

Descendants of two Namibian indigenous groups sue Germany over early 20th Century genocide.
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Thousands of plastic toy eggs wash up after Germany storm

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 23:43
related places: Langeoog

Thousands of plastic eggs containing small toys have appeared on the German island of Langeoog.
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Berlin truck killer Amri 'had 14 identities' in Germany

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 16:19

Anis Amri, who drove a lorry into a Christmas market, had 14 different aliases, say officials.
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German ministries row over green light for 'mega-trucks'

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 13:54

Decision to allow extra-long lorries sparks unusually public inter-ministry spat.
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German Baltic coast hit by storm surge flooding

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 13:33

A storm surge causes the worst flooding on Germany's north-east coast since 2006.
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