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After Hitler

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 11:30

How German intelligence kept in touch with fugitive war criminals
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Rwandan genocide trial in Germany

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 10:11
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The trial of a former Rwandan mayor accused of ordering the massacres of Tutsis during the country's 1994 genocide opens in Germany in the first such case in the country.
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More farms shut in dioxin scare

Saturday, January 15th 2011, 22:24

Germany shuts over 900 poultry and pig farms, as fears over the contamination of dioxin in animal feed continue.
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Spain seeks arrest of Demjanjuk

Friday, January 14th 2011, 16:01

Spain's High Court requests an international arrest warrant for John Demjanjuk, on trial in Germany accused of being a guard at a Nazi death camp.
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Germany tightens fodder controls

Friday, January 14th 2011, 12:39

Germany announces tighter rules for producing animal feed after the dioxin scandal which hit egg and pork production.
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German jailed for Somaliland porn

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 18:17

A German man is sentenced to four years in prison for making pornographic films in the breakaway Somaliland republic.
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Alonso wary of Schumacher threat

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 13:55

Fernando Alonso singles out Michael Schumacher as his biggest rival for this year's world championship crown, despite the German's poor 2010 season.
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Acid tanker sinks on Rhine in Germany

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 10:29

A tanker carrying 2,400 tonnes of sulphuric acid has sunk on the Rhine in Germany and police say two crew members are missing.
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Travolta to receive German honour

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 17:15
related countries: United States United States

US actor John Travolta is to receive one of Germany's top entertainment honours, the Golden Camera.
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China acts on German dioxin scare

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 11:00
related countries: China China

China has banned imports of German pork and egg goods after a dioxin contamination scare.
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Del Potro return ends in Sydney

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 10:52

Juan Martin del Potro sees his comeback from injury stall with defeat by Germany's Florian Mayer at the Sydney International.
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German economy rebounds in 2010

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 9:38

The German economy rebounded strongly in 2010, growing by 3.6%, according to the national statistics office.
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German food contamination in pork

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 22:21

German investigators looking into the contamination of animal feed with dioxin say it has now been found in pork.
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Opossum becomes new media star

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 20:51

A crossed-eyed opossum at a German zoo has managed to attract tens of thousands of fans on Facebook.
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Germany to slaughter dioxin pigs

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 11:29

The focus of Germany's dioxin scandal switches from poultry to pigs with news that hundreds are to be slaughtered.
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Cross-eyed opossum becomes internet star

Monday, January 10th 2011, 18:07

A cross-eyed opossum in an eastern German zoo has become a media star, inspiring a song and a stuffed toy, ahead of a public debut in July.
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German cities flooded after thaw

Monday, January 10th 2011, 11:36

Rivers in many parts of Germany burst their banks, flooding several cities, because of melting winter snow.
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Germany pledges to act on dioxins

Sunday, January 9th 2011, 18:06

The German government calls for tough action against those responsible for introducing a toxic chemical into livestock feed.
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Man City complete Dzeko signing

Friday, January 7th 2011, 22:14
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
related places: Wolfsburg

Manchester City complete the £27m signing of Bosnian international striker Edin Dzeko from Wolfsburg.
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Feed dioxins 'at 77 times limit'

Friday, January 7th 2011, 18:17

Tests on a contaminated German animal feed ingredient suggest it contained more than 77 times the approved amount of the toxic chemical dioxin.
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Dioxin farm eggs exported to UK

Friday, January 7th 2011, 15:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Eggs from German farms where animal feed has been contaminated by dioxins have been used in some British cakes and quiches, the BBC has learned.
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Germany probes dioxin feed firm

Friday, January 7th 2011, 13:20
related places: March

German officials investigate possible "illegal activity" after a company allegedly supplied 25 animal feed makers with 3,000 tonnes of contaminated fatty acids, triggering a health scare.
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Dioxin scare shuts German farms

Friday, January 7th 2011, 8:22

Officials shut 4,700 farms in Germany amid a scandal over animal feed contaminated with the poisonous chemical dioxin.
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German eggs sent to UK and Holland

Friday, January 7th 2011, 6:37
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Holland

Eggs from German farms where animal feed has been contaminated by dioxins have been sent to the UK and the Netherlands.
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Germany's FDP 'under pressure'

Friday, January 7th 2011, 5:35

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's embattled coalition ally Guido Westerwelle has defended the record of his Free Democrats (FDP) in a defiant speech.
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Ice causes German transport chaos

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 13:21
related places: Berlin

Ice on Germany's roads leads to a severe accident in the south-west while Berlin declares a state of emergency.
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Germany to end military conscription

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 10:32

Germany has started the process of ending conscription - the biggest shake-up of its military since World War II.
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German egg contamination abroad

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 6:27
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

There are fears that eggs that could have been contaminated with toxic chemicals in Germany may have been shipped to the Netherlands last month.
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Coffee spill blamed for causing hijack alert

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 16:17
related countries: Canada Canada

A pilot's spilled coffee is blamed for activating a hijacking alert and prompting a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Germany to stop in Canada.
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German dioxin worse than feared

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 15:08

Some 3,000 tonnes of an animal feed additive sold in Germany have been found to contain dioxin traces, the government says.
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Food contamination alert in Germany

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 7:22

Eggs have been withdrawn from sale in Germany as a cancer causing chemical is found in chicken feed.
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UK 'lured official to his arrest'

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 19:17
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Mongolian security services official is due in court in the UK to fight extradition to Germany amid claims he was lured to Britain to be arrested.
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Germans warned about tainted eggs

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 19:05

Germans have been urged to keep an eye out for eggs that may have been tainted by animal feed contaminated by toxic dioxin.
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Porsche shares up on merger hopes

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 18:34
related countries: United States United States

Shares in German carmaker Porsche jump after a US judge dismisses a lawsuit that threatened to de-rail a planned merger with Volkswagen.
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Force for change

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 13:25

Germany's last conscripts start army service
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Germany calls up last conscripts

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 12:26

Germany calls up its last batch of military conscripts as the country's armed forces prepare for radical reforms.
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Eurozone manufacturing picks up

Monday, January 3rd 2011, 11:00

The eurozone's manufacturing sector ended 2010 enjoying strong growth with Germany leading the way, a survey has indicated.
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Iran 'must free German reporters'

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 11:49

More than 100 prominent Germans appeal for the release of two journalists held in Iran after interviewing the son of a woman sentenced to die.
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Iran stoning woman 'to sue reporters'

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 22:49
related countries: Iran Iran

The Iranian woman convicted of adultery and helping her lover murder her husband says she is to sue two German journalists arrested after interviewing her son.
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West attacks Khodorkovsky 'abuse'

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 22:26
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US, UK and Germany deplore the sentencing of former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to six more years in jail for fraud.
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Identity crisis

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 5:56

Why integration is still an uphill struggle in modern Germany
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German call for airport profiling

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 12:03
related countries: Israel Israel

Germany's incoming airports chief calls for Israeli-style passenger profiling in a move rejected by the justice minister.
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Ice sculptures impress in Germany

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 5:17

A giant snail and flying swans made from ice are impressing crowds at an ice sculpture festival in Roevershagen, northern Germany.
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Somali pirates free German tanker

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 14:52
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates free a German-owned chemical tanker seven months after it was seized, amid reports that a $5.5m ransom was paid.
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Germans held in Iran meet family

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 8:43
related countries: Iran Iran

Two German journalists held in jail in Iran have been allowed to meet relatives for the first time, the Iranian foreign ministry confirms.
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US attacks Russia tycoon verdict

Monday, December 27th 2010, 21:02
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The US and Germany express serious concern about a second guilty verdict against jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
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German inquiry into 'poisoning'

Monday, December 27th 2010, 17:58
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Berlin

German prosecutors open an investigation into whether two Russian dissidents living in Berlin have been deliberately poisoned with mercury.
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Sunday, December 26th 2010, 7:35
related places: Berlin

A windowless building in Berlin does not look very impressive but it has seen a lot of uses since being built during the war. Now it has had yet another lease of life - as an art gallery.
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Snow paralyses western Europe

Friday, December 24th 2010, 15:24
related countries: France France

More snow is continuing to paralyse transport in parts of western Europe, with flights disrupted across Germany, Belgium and northern France.
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German mother of 17 pups to be neutered

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 20:17

A German Rhodesian Ridgeback bitch which bore 17 puppies in one litter is to be neutered for its own good, the owner says.
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McClaren facing axe at Wolfsburg

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 10:52
related places: Wolfsburg

Former England boss Steve McClaren is fighting for his future at struggling German side Wolfsburg.
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EU newcomers barred from Schengen

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 20:11
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, Romania Romania

France and Germany decide to block Bulgaria and Romania from joining the Europe's Schengen zone in 2011.
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Dog gives birth to 17 puppies in Germany

Monday, December 20th 2010, 17:51

Etana the Rhodesian Ridgeback gave birth to 17 puppies at her home in Germany.
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Snow halts northern European travel

Monday, December 20th 2010, 12:05
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Holland

Heavy snow and freezing cold temperatures are causing travel problems from Britain, through France, Holland, Belgium and Germany
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Merkel meets German Afghan troops

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 11:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made an unannounced visit to troops serving in an increasingly hostile area of Afghanistan.
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German business confidence rises

Friday, December 17th 2010, 11:15

German business confidence hits a fresh post-reunification high as strong exports continue to drive the country's recovery.
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A German Christmas market - in Japan

Friday, December 17th 2010, 7:20
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan is marking 150 years of friendship with Germany by hosting a traditional Christmas market.
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Germany gives to Auschwitz fund

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 20:22

Germany pledges to contribute $80m to a fund set up to preserve the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz as a symbol of the Holocaust.
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Riseborough to gain Berlin honour

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 15:35
related places: Berlin

The Devil's Whore actress Andrea Riseborough is to honoured with a Shooting Star award at the Berlin Film Festival.
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Germany sounds alarm on migrants

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 13:19
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Germany complains to Greece and the EU about the treatment of migrants on the Greek-Turkish land border.
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German 'gentleman robbers' killed

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 17:25

German police say a married pair of bank robbers shot dead may be the same couple who carried out dozens of hold-ups over the past 15 years.
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Germany and France rally to euro

Friday, December 10th 2010, 17:02
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

French and German leaders passionately defend the single currency at talks ahead of an EU summit on the euro crisis fund.
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EU high-speed rail bridge opened

Friday, December 10th 2010, 11:39
related countries: France France
related places: Eu, Strasbourg

Germany and France inaugurate a new bridge at Strasbourg as part of an ambitious high-speed rail network to span the EU.
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German inflation at two-year high

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 11:28

Germany's inflation rate hit 1.5% in November, the fastest pace in more than two years, as food and energy costs rose.
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Bayer 'to double' Chinese sales

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 8:06
related countries: China China

German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer announces plans to invest 1bn euros in China to more than double sales in the country by 2015.
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Coen film to open Berlin festival

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 14:34
related places: Berlin

True Grit, the latest film from Oscar winners Joel and Ethan Coen, will open the Berlin Film Festival in February, organisers announce.
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Narrowing in German trade surplus

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 8:55

Germany's trade surplus shrank in October after exports fell and imports rose, official figures show.
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