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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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Germany: news

Litvinenko killing charge dropped

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 11:41
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

German investigators drop their case against a suspect in the murder of Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko in London.
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Egypt welcomes German life term

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 22:57
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's government welcomes a German court's life sentence for a man who murdered a pregnant Egyptian woman.
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Suicide keeper battled depression

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 22:03

The widow of Germany goalkeeper Robert Enke, who died after being hit by a train on Tuesday, says he fought depression for six years.
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'Justice served'

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 21:11
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt reacts to Germany's 'veil martyr' verdict
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German courtroom killer gets life

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 18:11
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A man is sentenced to life in jail after being convicted of murdering a pregnant Egyptian woman in a German courtroom.
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Tributes after German goalkeeper dies

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 13:21

German football reacts to the suicide of national team goalkeeper Robert Enke.
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New agendas

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 23:08

Leaders try to build on the Franco-German bond
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Somali pirates charged in Kenya

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 17:46
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia
related places: Mombasa

Seven Somalis, captured at sea by German naval forces last month, appear in court in the Kenyan port of Mombasa accused of piracy.
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Bendtner to undergo groin surgery

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 10:15

Arsenal confirm that striker Nicklas Bendtner will undergo minor groin surgery in Germany on Tuesday and is set be out for up to four weeks.
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Leaders' call to action in Berlin

Monday, November 9th 2009, 23:56
related places: Berlin

World leaders marking the 20th anniversary of the Berlin Wall's fall say the fight against injustice around the world must continue.
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Berlin celebrates fall of the Wall

Monday, November 9th 2009, 20:23

World leaders past and present join tens of thousands of Berliners marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Activists break West Bank barrier to mark fall of Berlin Wall

Monday, November 9th 2009, 16:27
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinian activists have marked the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall by knocking through a segment of the West Bank barrier.
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Chipping away - Sarkozy posts Facebook photo of Berlin Wall

Monday, November 9th 2009, 13:08
related countries: France France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy posts a Facebook picture of himself at the Berlin Wall, saying he chipped away at it with a pickaxe.
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Where were you when the Wall fell?

Monday, November 9th 2009, 9:14
related places: Wall

World leaders joined thousands of people on Monday to mark 20 years since the Berlin Wall's fall. What did it mean to you?
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Unforgettable day

Monday, November 9th 2009, 0:16

Reporter recalls the evening the Berlin Wall came down
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Free market flawed, says survey

Monday, November 9th 2009, 0:00

A BBC World Service poll on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall finds global dissatisfaction with capitalism.
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Tasting freedom

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 13:10
related places: Berlin

Gavin Hewitt on the night in Berlin when history was made
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Berlin blunder

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 5:53
related places: Wall

How a live news conference led to the fall of the Wall
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Pieces of history

Friday, November 6th 2009, 11:57

Where to find fragments of the Berlin Wall
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Babies 'cry in mother's tongue'

Friday, November 6th 2009, 10:38

German researchers say babies begin to pick up the nuances of their parents' accents while still in the womb.
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U2's Berlin wall gig to be held... behind a wall

Friday, November 6th 2009, 8:41
related places: Berlin

A U2 concert marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall runs into controversy - after they build a wall around the venue.
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A world of walls

Friday, November 6th 2009, 8:18

Barriers still divide, 20 years after fall of Berlin Wall
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Stalled engine

Friday, November 6th 2009, 2:33

Has GM dealt German carmaker Opel a fatal blow?
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Scientists seek clues to bare bears mystery

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 18:24

Bears in an eastern German zoo have lost their fur, but international experts cannot work out why.
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Opel U-turn sparks German strikes

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 15:01

Opel workers in Germany are on strike in protest at parent firm GM's decision not to sell its European operations.
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GM plans to cut 10,000 Opel jobs

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 6:38

General Motors confirms that it plans to cut 10,000 jobs across European car unit Opel, prompting German unions to call a strike.
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German fury over GM Opel U-turn

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 15:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

General Motors' decision to hang on to Opel and Vauxhall is welcomed in the UK but met with anger in Germany.
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Oldest Tyrannosaurus rex relative identified

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 2:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scientists identify the most ancient fossil relative of the predatory dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex.
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Merkel makes historic US address

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 17:49
related countries: United States United States

Angela Merkel receives standing ovations as she becomes only the second German chancellor to address US Congress in decades.
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Swine flu scuppers Haas Basle bid

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 10:39
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Germany's Tommy Haas pulls out of the Davidoff Swiss Indoors tennis tournament in Basle after contracting swine flu.
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Barrichello seals Williams drive

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 11:32
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazilian Rubens Barrichello and German rookie Nico Hulkenberg are announced as Williams's new pairing for the 2010 season.
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Leaders recall Berlin Wall's fall

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 18:38

Three Cold War-era leaders instrumental in the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago are reunited in Germany's capital.
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Answering back

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 11:49

East German values gain new respect with the West
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Rosberg announces Williams exit

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 12:44

Nico Rosberg says he will leave Williams at the end of the season, with the German driver expected to race for Brawn GP in 2010.
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Former Stasi victim locked up again - in the name of art

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 7:40
related places: Berlin

A former victim of East Germany's secret police, the Stasi, is to return to the Berlin prison he was once locked up in - for an art project.
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Ex-Nazi goes on trial in Germany

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 16:52
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A former member of the Nazi SS goes on trial in Germany charged with the murder of three Dutch civilians in 1944.
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Germany's Merkel begins new term

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 15:48

Germany's new coalition government is sworn in as Chancellor Angela Merkel is formally re-elected by MPs.
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German party cool on Blair for EU

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 11:05

A senior politician in Germany casts doubt on the suitability of Tony Blair to be president of the European Council.
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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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