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Germany urged to reward Syrian refugees who arrested fugitive

Wednesday, October 12th 2016, 11:12
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Leipzig

German politicians and media call for the "heroes of Leipzig," three Syrian refugees who overpowered suspected bomb plotter Jaber al-Bakr, to be rewarded.
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Germany bomb threat: Jaber al-Bakr 'caught by three Syrians'

Monday, October 10th 2016, 17:55
related countries: Syria Syria

Three Syrian refugees in Germany overpowered a bomb suspect who gave elite commandos the slip and sparked a two-day manhunt, police reveal.
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Monday, October 10th 2016, 12:18

German police say a Syrian man arrested in Leipzig after a two-day manhunt probably had links to so-called Islamic State (IS).
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New raid in Germany bomb suspect hunt in Chemnitz

Sunday, October 9th 2016, 14:27
related places: Chemnitz

German police in the eastern city of Chemnitz force entry into a flat as they continue searching for a man allegedly planning a bomb attack.
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Germany hunts bomb suspect in Chemnitz

Saturday, October 8th 2016, 19:27
related places: Chemnitz

German police in the eastern city of Chemnitz detain three people as they continue searching for a man allegedly planning a bomb attack.
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Controversy over Russian sporting club's campaign medal

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 13:47
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Berlin

Award given to fans for 'capture of Berlin' has questionable World War II link.
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German mystery over man, 43, who never left home

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 17:20
related places: Bayreuth

German police are investigating a couple in Bayreuth who reportedly kept their son at home for 30 years.
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Germany drops Turkey President Erdogan insult case

Tuesday, October 4th 2016, 17:31
related countries: Turkey Turkey

German prosecutors drop the investigation into a TV comedian over a joke seen as insulting Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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Deutsche Bank defended by German firms

Sunday, October 2nd 2016, 21:29

Germany's top firms rush to defend Deutsche Bank amid concerns over the troubled lender's financial health.
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German police terminate Arnold Schwarzenegger's cycling

Sunday, October 2nd 2016, 13:59
related places: Munich

Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger is let off with a selfie as the fine for cycling through a crowded Munich train station.
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Germany closes motorway in bomb scare near Austria

Friday, September 30th 2016, 9:24
related countries: Austria Austria

German police closed a motorway at the Austrian border overnight after stopping a car carrying suspected bomb-making materials.
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German lion escape: Sad end in Leipzig zoo

Thursday, September 29th 2016, 13:50
related places: Leipzig

One of two lions that escaped from an enclosure in Leipzig zoo in Germany has been shot dead after attempts to use a tranquilliser failed.
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Berlin refugee shot dead in German knife drama

Wednesday, September 28th 2016, 10:43

A 29-year-old refugee has been shot dead by police after a row at an asylum centre involving allegations that his daughter had been sexually abused.
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Will it fly?

Tuesday, September 27th 2016, 16:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The idea of beefing up a EU military prompts a warning from the UK's defence secretary but reassurance from Germany and Nato.
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Sexism row grips German politics and shakes CDU

Tuesday, September 27th 2016, 12:16

German CDU politician Jenna Behrends sparks a furore about sexism after a male colleague called her a "sweet mouse".
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'German James Bond' Werner Mauss on trial for tax evasion

Monday, September 26th 2016, 21:46

Werner Mauss, once a top spy nicknamed "the German James Bond", goes on trial in Germany on charges of tax evasion.
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Deutsche Bank shares sink 7.54% to a new low

Monday, September 26th 2016, 18:44

Shares in German banking giant Deutsche hit a new low amid concerns about its financial health and reports the government has ruled out state aid.
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VW hit by flood of new lawsuits in emissions scandal

Wednesday, September 21st 2016, 10:44

Volkswagen is facing €8.2bn in damages claims from 1,400 German investors over the emissions scandal, a state court has said.
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Berlin Pirate politician Claus-Brunner in 'murder-suicide'

Wednesday, September 21st 2016, 10:00
related places: Berlin

A politician in Germany's Pirate party is found dead in a Berlin flat with the body of another man, in what police believe was a murder-suicide.
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Muslim women face German job barriers - discrimination study

Tuesday, September 20th 2016, 17:23
related countries: Turkey Turkey

An experiment in Germany reveals job discrimination against women with Turkish names - and even more for headscarf-wearers.
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Michael Schumacher 'cannot walk', German court hears

Monday, September 19th 2016, 14:47

Ex-Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher "cannot walk", his lawyer tells a German court as he pursues a lawsuit against a magazine.
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Monday, September 19th 2016, 13:42
related places: Berlin

Germany's Chancellor Merkel admits migrant policy mistakes were behind the CDU's defeat in the Berlin state election.
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Berlin state poll: Losses for Merkel's CDU, gains for AfD

Monday, September 19th 2016, 12:50
related places: Berlin

Germany's Christian Democrats, the party of Chancellor Angela Merkel, suffer a historic defeat in state elections in Berlin.
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Protests in Germany against transatlantic TTIP and CETA trade deals

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 20:22
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Tens of thousands of people protest across Germany against proposed transatlantic trade deals between the EU and the US and Canada.
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Bratislava EU talks bring Merkel-Hollande pact for renewal

Friday, September 16th 2016, 20:54
related countries: France France, Slovakia Slovakia
related places: Eu

France and Germany say the EU has set priorities for renewing itself, despite the tough challenge of Brexit.
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Germany migrants: Residents battle asylum seekers in Bautzen

Thursday, September 15th 2016, 15:37
related places: Bautzen

Local residents clash with asylum seekers in a town in eastern Germany that has become a flashpoint for anti-refugee sentiment.
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Bali: Explosion on tourist boat kills two people

Thursday, September 15th 2016, 14:07
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

An explosion on a tourist boat near the Indonesian island of Bali has killed two people and injured several others, police say.
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German restaurant in Islamic veil row after woman expelled

Thursday, September 15th 2016, 12:25
related places: Bielefeld

A restaurant manager in Bielefeld, north Germany, triggers a social media storm after expelling a woman wearing the Islamic full-face veil.
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Bayer confirms $66bn Monsanto takeover

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 12:49

German chemicals giant Bayer confirms its record-breaking $66bn takeover of GM seeds business Monsanto - a deal that would create the world's biggest seeds and pesticides company.
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Headscarf emoji proposed by 15-year-old Saudi girl

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 10:48
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A 15-year-old Saudi girl living in Germany proposes creating a headscarf emoji.
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Tuesday, September 13th 2016, 15:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Germany investigates three Syrians arrested on suspicion of working for so-called Islamic State over links to last year's Paris attackers.
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Auschwitz medic Hubert Zafke goes on trial at fourth attempt

Monday, September 12th 2016, 12:29

A 95-year-old former SS medic goes on trial in northern Germany, after his mass murder case was postponed three times for health reasons.
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German driver smashes into 14 parked cars

Sunday, September 11th 2016, 19:54

A 75-year-old driver crashes into 14 cars in a parking lot in the German town of Dueren, causing thousands of euros
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Volkswagen engineer charged in emissions probe

Friday, September 9th 2016, 17:22

A Volkswagen engineer has pleaded guilty for his involvement in the German carmaker's diesel emissions scandal.
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'I want to stamp on refugee faces'

Monday, September 5th 2016, 23:30
related places: Rostock

Two refugee hostels in Rostock have had to be closed on police advice; we explore why migrants are not always welcome in Germany.
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German boy, nine, saves young brother in Korbach pool

Monday, September 5th 2016, 14:12
related places: Korbach

A nine-year-old German boy is hailed as a hero for resuscitating his two-year-old brother after he fell into a family swimming pool.
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Merkel refugee policy blamed for CDU German regional defeat

Monday, September 5th 2016, 13:10

The German chancellor's allies urge her to change course on refugees after her party is beaten in a regional election by an anti-immigrant party.
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Angela Merkel's CDU suffers Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania poll blow

Monday, September 5th 2016, 8:51

Angela Merkel's ruling CDU party is beaten into third place by the anti-immigrant AfD in a north-eastern German state.
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Germany election: Merkel challenged by anti-migrant AfD

Sunday, September 4th 2016, 7:25

Voters in north-east Germany are going to the polls in a vote seen as a test of Chancellor Angela Merkel's policies towards migrants and refugees.
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Ring turns pencil crayons 'digital'

Friday, September 2nd 2016, 14:27
related places: Berlin

A slate that can make a digital copy of drawings as they are sketched on paper is on display at the IFA technology show in Berlin.
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Franz Beckenbauer investigated for corruption over 2006 World Cup

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 13:58
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss prosecutors open a criminal investigation into German football legend Franz Beckenbauer and three others over Germany's bid for the 2006 World Cup.
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Migrant crisis: Bavaria asylum claimants told where to live

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 12:51

Authorities in the German state of Bavaria are to tell some successful asylum claimants where they must live in a bid to encourage integration.
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German station resorts to window access after mix-up

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 9:11

Planning mix-up means station doors have been blocked by a new, higher platform.
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German plan to force mums to name lovers in paternity cases

Monday, August 29th 2016, 16:55

Germany's justice ministry drafts a law requiring mothers in paternity disputes to reveal who they slept with when their child was conceived.
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'Hold on' - Bavarian ox race winner's secret

Monday, August 29th 2016, 3:35

Every four years, people in Bavaria, southern Germany, stage the Muensing Ox Race - which draws crowds of thousands.
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Brexit may send EU 'down the drain' - German vice chancellor

Sunday, August 28th 2016, 19:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Germany's vice-chancellor Sigmar Gabriel says the EU could go "down the drain" if Brexit is handled badly and that the UK cannot keep the "nice things" without any responsibility.
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Germany's Sigmar Gabriel defends middle finger gesture

Sunday, August 28th 2016, 14:09

Germany's economy minister and vice-chancellor has defended flicking the middle finger to a group of right-wing protesters earlier this month.
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Europe migrant crisis: Germany expects 'up to 300,000' this year

Sunday, August 28th 2016, 5:13

Germany expects up to 300,000 migrants to arrive in the country this year, the head of Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees says.
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Nazi prank taints Argentina German school

Friday, August 26th 2016, 11:18
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Boys from an Argentine German school are being made to visit a Holocaust museum after a brawl with Jewish students over Nazi symbols.
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Germany considers return of conscription for civil defence

Tuesday, August 23rd 2016, 11:55

Germany may reintroduce national service for civilians to help the army deal with a future disaster, under a government plan.
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Gina-Lisa Lohfink: German model fined for false rape claim

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 15:52

Gina-Lisa Lohfink convicted of making false rape allegations against two men she was filmed having sex with in high-profile case.
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The revolution song that went viral

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 0:20
related countries: Libya Libya

How a song that was popular during the revolution in Libya in 2011 ended up being sung in Germany in 2016
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Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 0:17
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal in dramatic fashion in Rio.
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Political ploy

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 2:20
related places: Berlin

A proposed partial ban on the burka in Germany is an unashamed ploy for votes, writes the BBC's Berlin correspondent.
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Brexit pushes Opel to cut staff hours in Germany

Friday, August 19th 2016, 17:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

German carmaker Opel plans to cut its workers' hours this year because it expects Brexit to hurt its UK sales.
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Burka in Germany: Interior minister calls for curbs

Friday, August 19th 2016, 11:19

The German Interior Minister, Thomas de Maiziere, calls for a partial ban on the burka, a day after saying a full ban might not be constitutional.
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Turkey fury over Islamism claims in leaked German report

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 17:44
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

The Turkish government reacts angrily to a leaked German document that suggests Ankara has become a platform for Islamist groups.
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Rio Olympics 2016: German twins' hand-hold divides nation

Wednesday, August 17th 2016, 14:03

German twins Anna and Lisa Hahner divide opinion in their home country after crossing the finish line of the Olympic women's marathon holding hands.
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Crashed microlight pilot spends night in tree in Germany

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 12:05

A pilot of a microlight aircraft spends 12 hours up the tree he crashed into in Germany after rescuers said they would have to wait until daylight.
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Berlin dismisses migrant hostel firm in email scandal

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 10:29
related places: Berlin

Berlin officials say they no longer want the private firm PeWoBe to run migrant hostels in the city, after emails denigrating migrants were leaked.
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Pokemon Go: Call for 'Pokestops' to be deleted in German airport security zones

Monday, August 15th 2016, 16:24

Police and the airport operators association in Germany call for Pokemon Go features located beyond security controls to be deleted.
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Germany's AfD leader wants failed asylum seekers housed on islands

Saturday, August 13th 2016, 22:39

The leader of Germany's right-wing populist AfD party calls for failed asylum seekers to be housed on islands outside Europe.
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Moral crossroads

Friday, August 12th 2016, 23:29

German leaders are facing the dilemma of how to keep the country's citizens safe while safeguarding the values they cherish, as Jenny Hill reports.
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Germany 'was warned about Ansbach suicide bomber'

Friday, August 12th 2016, 16:00
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Ansbach

Germany was warned that a Syrian who blew himself up might carry out a "spectacular" suicide attempt if it tried to deport him, the BBC learns.
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Italian economy stagnates as German growth slows

Friday, August 12th 2016, 10:24

Italy's economy failed to grow between April and June as it struggles with its banking sector, while German growth slows.
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Germany in new anti-terror plan to thwart Islamist militants

Thursday, August 11th 2016, 16:49

Germans with dual nationality will lose their German citizenship if they fight for Islamists abroad, under new anti-terror proposals.
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