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Europeans take to streets on Treaty of Rome anniversary

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 18:31
related countries: Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, Rome

People in London, Rome, Berlin and other cities mark 60 years since the Treaty of Rome was signed.
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Franz Beckenbauer questioned by prosecutors in 2006 World Cup fraud inquiry

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 20:23
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The German football legend denies wrongdoing in a Swiss inquiry into the 2006 World Cup bid.
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Bastions of democracy

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 15:34
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France
related places: Berlin, Paris

An attacker tried and failed to access Westminster - so what is security like in Paris, Berlin, Brussels and Washington DC?
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Home no more

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 15:47

Germany is tightening up rules on expelling home-born foreign-national terror suspects
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Germany to quash 50,000 gay convictions

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 12:54

The German cabinet says homosexuals handed post-war sentences under a Nazi-era law should be cleared.
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Two German-born terror suspects to be deported

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 1:31
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Nigeria Nigeria

The men of Algerian and Nigerian descent were detained on suspicion of planning a terror attack.
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Erdogan vows Turkey will 'review relations with EU'

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 12:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Berlin

The promise came as a senior German politician said Mr Erdogan was no longer welcome in Berlin.
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Merkel tells Turkey's Erdogan to stop Nazi taunts

Monday, March 20th 2017, 16:58
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

The German Chancellor says "all necessary measures" are being considered after Turkish president's taunts.
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Germany Turkey: 30,000 Kurds in Frankfurt anti-Erdogan protest

Saturday, March 18th 2017, 23:11
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan, Frankfurt

Turkey accuses Germany of hypocrisy after 30,000 Kurds are allowed to rally in Frankfurt.
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Merkel handshake offer to Trump falls on deaf ears

Friday, March 17th 2017, 21:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump, White House

Germanys chancellor and the US President did shake hands - eventually - at their White House talks.
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Trump to Merkel: We were both wiretapped under Obama

Friday, March 17th 2017, 21:19
related countries: United States United States

"At least we have something in common," the US president tells the visiting German chancellor.
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President Trump meets Chancellor Merkel for the first time

Friday, March 17th 2017, 18:28
related countries: United States United States

US President Donald Trump has met German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time.
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Audi and VW sites raided in emissions probe

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 15:32

German authorities search the two carmaker's offices over the emissions cheating scandal.
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Berlin airports strike to ground more than 650 flights

Monday, March 13th 2017, 4:33

Lufthansa, Ryanair, Easyjet and Airberlin are among those badly hit by Monday's dispute over pay.
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Turkey rallies row: Germany and Netherlands harden stance

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 23:34
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Turkey Turkey

Germany's foreign minister said he hoped Turkey would "return to its senses".
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VW pleads guilty to US emissions charges

Friday, March 10th 2017, 17:55
related countries: United States United States

German car maker admits its guilt on three charges arising from the diesel emissions scandal.
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Germany axe attack: Seven injured at Duesseldorf train station

Friday, March 10th 2017, 3:17

Seven people were injured after a mentally-ill man attacked people "at random", police say.
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German child-killer may have struck before - police

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 16:22

Police intensify the hunt for a teenager suspected of murdering a nine year-old boy.
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German police bring McDonald's meals to custody cells

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 14:28
related places: Bergisch Gladbach

Officers in German town collect burgers for detainees after catering contract falls through.
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Germany warns Turkey over Nazi jibes amid referendum row

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 11:37
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Germany urges a return to "friendly relations" with Turkey amid a bitter row over a referendum.
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'Selfie refugee' loses Facebook defamation case in Germany

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 15:36

The refugee's photo with Angela Merkel went viral - but he became the victim of fake news posts online.
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EU leaders embrace multi-speed Europe amid tensions

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 10:31
related countries: France France, Spain Spain
related places: Eu

The EU needs flexibility as well as unity, the leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Spain say.
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Manhunt in Germany after suspect kills boy and brags about it on video

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 9:53

The 19-year-old suspect uploaded a video boasting about fatally stabbing the child, police say.
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Deutsche Bank shares hit by cash call

Monday, March 6th 2017, 9:27

The troubled German bank plans to raise 8bn euros by issuing new shares.
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Turkey's Erdogan makes Nazi jibe over Germany rally ban

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 23:09
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

Turkey's president railed against blocks in Germany on his political campaigning for new powers.
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Turkey's President Erdogan's Nazi Germany taunt

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 19:55

President Erdogan was angry his referendum rallies were cancelled in Germany.
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Philippine army finds body of beheaded German hostage Jurgen Kantner

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 5:54
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Somalia Somalia

Jurgen Kantner and his companion had survived abduction by Somali pirates eight years previously.
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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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