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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

Webber charges to first F1 pole

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 13:05
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Red Bull's Mark Webber qualifies ahead of Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button at the German GP for his first Formula 1 pole.
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Live - German Grand Prix qualifying

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 11:02

World champion Lewis Hamilton looks to end his run of poor qualifying form in his improved McLaren at the Nurburgring.
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Hamilton heads Vettel in practice

Friday, July 10th 2009, 13:48

World champion Lewis Hamilton posts the quickest German Grand Prix practice lap on Friday in his updated McLaren at Nurburgring.
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Live - German Grand Prix practice

Friday, July 10th 2009, 7:34

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton goes quickest in second practice for the German Grand Prix, after Mark Webber of Red Bull tops the times in the first session.
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Cairo rally for Germany 'martyr'

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 9:38
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Protests are expected in the Egyptian capital over the death of "headscarf martyr" Marwa Sherbini in Germany last week.
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Germany 'not silent' on stabbing

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 16:07
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Germany defends its response to the stabbing of a pregnant Egyptian, saying its leader will meet Egypt's president for talks.
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"Ich bin ein Bearliner" - Knut to stay at Berlin Zoo

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 12:33

In a 430,000-euro deal Berlin Zoo beats off a rival zoo's claim to the celebrity polar bear and money-spinner Knut.
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Massive fines for energy firms

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 10:07
related countries: France France

Germany's E.On and French GDF Suez are fined more than half a billion euros each for anti-competitive collusion.
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Former Nazi 'fit to stand trial'

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 17:18
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

An 88-year-old former Nazi who admitted killing three Dutch civilians is fit to stand trial, a German court rules.
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Germany awards 'new Iron Cross'

Monday, July 6th 2009, 13:38

Four German soldiers are decorated with the country's new medal for bravery, the first to be awarded since World War II.
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Egypt mourns 'headscarf martyr'

Monday, July 6th 2009, 13:16
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The body of Muslim woman, stabbed in a German courtroom by a man who had insulted her religion, is taken back to Egypt.
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Demjanjuk cleared to stand trial

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 12:40

The alleged Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk is declared fit enough to stand trial in Germany.
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German heiress in pre-nuptial victory

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 11:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A court ruling over a pre-nuptial agreement could pave the way for them to become legally binding in England and Wales.
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Lisbon passes German court test

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 9:02
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Germany's highest court says the Lisbon Treaty is compatible with German law - but calls for better safeguards.
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Merkel pledges to ditch coalition

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 0:30

German Chancellor Angela Merkel launches her election manifesto vowing to jettison her main coalition partner.
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Turkey to 'never give up' EU bid

Friday, June 26th 2009, 17:15
related countries: France France, Turkey Turkey
related places: Eu

Turkey urges France and Germany to back its EU membership bid, rejecting their idea of a special partnership.
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Germany 'must rely less on trade'

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 23:01

Germany must begin to reduce its dependence on foreign trade, the German Finance Minister Peer Steinbrück tells the BBC.
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Vulture-bone flute 'world's oldest musical instrument'

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 21:35

A flute made more than 35,000 years ago is found in Germany and scientists say it is the world's oldest musical instrument.
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German troops die in Afghanistan

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 14:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Berlin

Three German soldiers are killed in Afghanistan when their patrol came under fire, the defence ministry in Berlin says.
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'Rockefeller' kidnapper is jailed

Friday, June 12th 2009, 20:26

A German who calls himself Clark Rockefeller is jailed for five years for kidnapping his seven-year-old daughter.
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'Rockefeller' kidnapper is jailed

Friday, June 12th 2009, 20:26

A German who calls himself Clark Rockefeller is jailed for five years for kidnapping his seven-year-old daughter.
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Arcandor files for bankruptcy

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 16:18

Germany retailer Arcandor, which owns 52% of travel firm Thomas Cook, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
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German retailer 'may go bust'

Monday, June 8th 2009, 10:21
related places: Karstadt

The German government warns that Arcandor, which owns Karstadt and Thomas Cook, may be allowed to go bankrupt.
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Rewriting history

Saturday, June 6th 2009, 7:03

Stasi spy fired shot that changed Germany
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US president visits Nazi-era camp

Friday, June 5th 2009, 19:27
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama tours the Nazi concentration camp in Buchenwald during his visit to Germany.
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Obama and Merkel vow peace push

Friday, June 5th 2009, 13:16
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel vow to "redouble" efforts on the Middle East, at talks in Dresden.
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'Gay penguins' rear adopted chick after hatching egg

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 17:50
related places: Bremerhaven

A male penguin couple has hatched an egg at Bremerhaven zoo in Germany, the zoo says - and they are now rearing the chick together.
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Shoe thrower cleared of offence

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 16:17
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cambridge

A Cambridge student who threw a shoe at the Chinese PM is cleared by a judge who said the evidence of harassment was insufficient.
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Federer survives five-set battle

Monday, June 1st 2009, 16:52
related countries: France France

Roger Federer keeps alive his dream of a first French Open title by fighting back from two sets down to beat unseeded Tommy Haas and reach the last eight.
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Djokovic suffers shock Paris exit

Saturday, May 30th 2009, 18:29
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Novak Djokovic becomes the most high-profile casualty so far at this year's French Open as he loses to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber.
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Obama 'helped' Opel rescue deal

Saturday, May 30th 2009, 14:05

The German chancellor says President Obama helped swing a deal to save carmaker Opel from GM's imminent bankruptcy.
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German corpse 'may be Luxemburg'

Friday, May 29th 2009, 16:50
related places: Berlin

A body found in a Berlin hospital may be that of murdered communist revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg, say German officials.
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Fiat will not attend Opel talks

Friday, May 29th 2009, 12:16

Italy's Fiat pulls out of talks on the future of Opel in Berlin, saying the German government has been "unreasonable".
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Opel talks break down in Berlin

Thursday, May 28th 2009, 15:36
related places: Berlin

Talks about the future of Opel and Vauxhall break down after more details emerge of the amount of extra cash it needs.
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Concerns grow over GM Europe jobs

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 20:45

Concerns grow over potential job losses at GM Europe, as German ministers meet to choose their preferred bidder for the firm.
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GM ponders future as deal fails

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 16:20

General Motors' battle to avoid bankruptcy suffers a blow as bondholders reject a key part of the carmaker's restructuring plan.
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German cannibal movie ban lifted

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 9:15

A horror film based on the real story of cannibal Armin Meiwes can now be shown in Germany, a court rules.
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UK considering Vauxhall support

Tuesday, May 26th 2009, 21:03

The UK has "not ruled out making a financial contribution" to help secure the future of carmaker Vauxhall, says Lord Mandelson.
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Demjanjuk 'in hospital with gout'

Tuesday, May 26th 2009, 16:55

Suspected Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk has been moved from jail in Germany to hospital after developing gout, his lawyer says.
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Germany bans cola after drug test

Tuesday, May 26th 2009, 10:29

Six German states order retailers to stop selling Red Bull Cola energy drinks after traces of cocaine are found in a sample.
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German firms see optimism ahead

Monday, May 25th 2009, 10:07

Firms in Germany are more confident now than they have been for six months, according to a key index.
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National pride

Saturday, May 23rd 2009, 20:49

Why it is now okay to wave a German flag
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German president wins re-election

Saturday, May 23rd 2009, 13:29

German President Horst Koehler is re-elected in a symbolic victory for Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of national elections.
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Sharp decline in Eurozone economy

Friday, May 15th 2009, 11:38

The economy of the eurozone declined by 2.5% in the first three months of 2009, the EU's statistics agency says.
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Euros fly off the back seat of a car on German motorway

Friday, May 15th 2009, 10:46

A wad of euro notes flies off the back seat of a convertible car and is scattered along a motorway in Germany.
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Germany agrees 'bad bank' scheme

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 11:46

The German cabinet agrees a "bad bank" scheme, to enable lenders to remove toxic assets from their balance sheets.
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Demjanjuk 'fit to stay in jail'

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 10:42

Suspected Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk is fit enough to be held in jail pending a trial, German prison doctors say.
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Demjanjuk facing Germany charges

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 7:58
related countries: United States United States

Alleged Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk is taken to a German prison, after being deported from the United States.
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Salute to the skies

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 18:46
related places: Berlin

Berlin thanks veterans of biggest airlift in history
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Berlin airlift anniversary marked

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 10:18

Ceremonies mark the 60th anniversary of the ending of the blockade of West Berlin by Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.
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Demjanjuk facing Germany charges

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 10:00
related countries: United States United States

Alleged Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk is to face charges in Germany after being deported from the US, police say.
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Demjanjuk is deported to Germany

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 7:29
related countries: United States United States

Alleged Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk has arrived in Germany after being deported from the US, police say.
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Mixed memories

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 2:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK veterans recall their part in Berlin Airlift 60 years ago
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Web murderer given life sentence

Monday, May 11th 2009, 13:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An internet stalker from Germany who stabbed a British student after becoming obsessed with his girlfriend is jailed for life.
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