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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

Walcott faces anxious injury wait

Wednesday, November 19th 2008, 11:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Berlin, Walcott

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott could be out for up to three months after dislocating his right shoulder during England training.
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Berlusconi 'plays hide and seek' with German chancellor

Tuesday, November 18th 2008, 17:46
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Trieste

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi surprises German Chancellor Angela Merkel by hiding behind a column in Trieste.
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Oldest nuclear family 'murdered'

Tuesday, November 18th 2008, 8:11

German researchers find the earliest example of a nuclear family - buried 4,600 years ago - and say they died violently.
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Capello 'calm' over withdrawals

Monday, November 17th 2008, 20:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England boss Fabio Capello has no problem with the withdrawal of Steven Gerrard and others from Wednesday's friendly with Germany in Berlin, says the FA.
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Rwandan aide to be sent to France

Friday, November 14th 2008, 20:55
related countries: France France, Rwanda Rwanda

A Rwandan official held in Germany over a killing that triggered the 1994 genocide is to be sent to France.
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Inmate escapes German jail by mailing himself out in a box

Friday, November 14th 2008, 17:16

A manhunt is under way in west Germany for a convicted drug dealer who escaped by mailing himself out of jail.
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Girl sentenced for swastika lie

Friday, November 14th 2008, 17:13

A girl who invented a story about a neo-Nazi attack carved a swastika on her leg, a German court says.
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German economy now in recession

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 12:18

Europe's biggest economy, Germany, falls into recession after figures show it had shrunk for two quarters in a row.
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Czechs bury German WWII soldiers

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 9:57
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

The remains of several hundred German soldiers killed during World War II are buried in the Czech Republic.
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Bone marrow 'cures HIV patient'

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 5:57

German doctors say a patient appears to have been cured of HIV by a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor.
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Rwanda expels German envoy

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 22:02
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda ejects the German envoy, amid a row about a presidential aide detained over a killing that sparked genocide.
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Germany seeks Demjanjuk charges

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 17:51
related countries: United States United States

German investigators press for the extradition of alleged Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk from the US.
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Light fantastic - German team find illuminated sea sponge secret

Monday, November 10th 2008, 20:11

Sea sponges can beam light deep inside their bodies, and do so using the natural equivalent of fibre optic cables, scientists find.
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Rwandan anger at Germany arrest

Monday, November 10th 2008, 10:29
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A Rwandan minister condemns the arrest of a top Rwandan official in Germany over a killing that triggered the 1994 genocide.
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German clashes over nuclear cargo

Monday, November 10th 2008, 9:22

A shipment of nuclear waste is due to arrive at a dump in northern Germany despite violent protests from environmentalists.
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Fatal bus fire on German motorway

Wednesday, November 5th 2008, 10:35

An inferno kills 20 people, most of them elderly, aboard a coach on a motorway near the north German city of Hanover.
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German motorway bus fire kills 20

Tuesday, November 4th 2008, 21:34

About 20 people have died in a fire on a bus on a motorway near the Germany city of Hanover, police say.
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Grieving mother plans bear cub statue for zookeeper's grave

Tuesday, November 4th 2008, 16:20

A statue of celebrity polar bear Knut is to stand at the grave of the zookeeper who lovingly raised the animal at Berlin Zoo.
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BMW tycoon in 'blackmail' scandal

Tuesday, November 4th 2008, 5:02

Germany's wealthiest woman says a former lover tried to extort tens of millions of euros from her.
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Free to believe?

Monday, November 3rd 2008, 11:18
related countries: Turkey Turkey

German example gives Turkey church dispute new focus
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Auf Wiedersehen

Friday, October 31st 2008, 0:41

Historic Berlin airport shuts after 85 years of service
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Call for Afghan 'Berlin airlift'

Friday, October 31st 2008, 0:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An emergency relief operation is urged to prevent Afghanistan falling victim to a devastating famine.
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Rocket science

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 12:32

The German site which paved the way to space
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BMI being taken over by Lufthansa

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 13:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Heathrow

UK airline BMI is being taken over by Lufthansa, giving the German carrier the second-largest amount of flights from Heathrow.
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Honecker guns to go under hammer

Saturday, October 25th 2008, 0:51

Weapons that once belonged to the former East German leader Erich Honecker are to be sold at auction in Germany.
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'Greed isn't good'

Friday, October 24th 2008, 7:04

How German town is coping with global crisis
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German blacklist call riles Swiss

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 4:23
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The Swiss government reacts angrily after Germany suggests the nation should be put on a blacklist of tax havens.
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Ballack criticises Germany coach

Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 17:02

Germany coach Joachim Low will decide on Michael Ballack's international future after hearing the midfielder explain why he criticised selection policy.
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First German sextuplets for 20 years are born in Berlin

Monday, October 20th 2008, 17:16
related places: Berlin

The first German sextuplets for 20 years are born in Berlin and are said to be in a stable condition.
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German sales of Marx soar as credit crunch challenges capitalism

Monday, October 20th 2008, 13:00
related places: Marx

Karl Marx is back in fashion, says one German publisher, who attributes his new popularity to the world economic crisis.
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Germany's SPD confirms candidate

Saturday, October 18th 2008, 17:30

Germany's Social Democrats endorse Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier as their candidate for chancellor in next year's poll.
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Germans bid to rescue Berlin Wall artwork

Thursday, October 16th 2008, 17:29

A 2.2m euro restoration project is under way to save the iconic artwork on the remaining section of the Berlin Wall.
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Germany to boost Afghanistan role

Thursday, October 16th 2008, 16:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Germany's parliament votes overwhelmingly to extend the mandate of its forces in Afghanistan and to boost troop levels.
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Live text - World Cup qualifiers

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 17:31
related countries: Belarus Belarus, San Marino San Marino, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are in Belarus, Wales go to Germany and Northern Ireland host San Marino in World Cup qualifying matches on Wednesday.
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Germany 'on brink of recession'

Tuesday, October 14th 2008, 11:15

Germany's economy is heading for recession and will only expand by 0.2% in 2009, the country's four leading economic think tanks warn.
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Europe acts to strengthen banks

Monday, October 13th 2008, 15:30
related countries: Spain Spain

Major European economies announce financial rescue schemes to shore up their banking systems.
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BA flight makes emergency landing

Sunday, October 12th 2008, 16:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Berlin

A British Airways jet bound for Delhi from Heathrow, with 222 passengers on board, lands near Berlin after an electrical fault develops.
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Tour rocked by new positive tests

Monday, October 6th 2008, 20:49
related countries: France France, Italy Italy

Two Tour de France stage winners - Italy's Leonardo Piepoli and Germany's Stefan Schumacher - test positive for an advanced blood doping product.
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Europeans sought over hack attack

Monday, October 6th 2008, 11:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The FBI is seeking a British man and his German accomplice over attacks on web shops selling satellite TV equipment.
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Germany clinches bank rescue deal

Monday, October 6th 2008, 6:59

Germany's finance ministry has agreed a 50bn euro ($68bn; £38.7bn) plan to save one of the country's biggest banks.
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Germany seeks to reassure savers

Sunday, October 5th 2008, 21:26

Chancellor Angela Merkel moves to reassure savers that their deposits in German financial institutions are safe.
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German bank at risk of collapse

Sunday, October 5th 2008, 10:20

Top German bank Hypo Real Estate teeters on the brink of collapse after a 35bn euro rescue plan fell apart.
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Another top European bank falters

Sunday, October 5th 2008, 4:22

Another European bank teeters on the brink as EU leaders stop short of offering a bail-out to the bloc's financial institutions.
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No rhyme nor reason - dead German poet told to pay TV fee

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 14:08

The celebrated German poet Friedrich Schiller, dead for more than 200 years, is sent reminders that he should pay his TV and radio licence fee.
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Freed Western tourists back home

Tuesday, September 30th 2008, 9:47
related countries: Italy Italy

Eleven Western tourists - who spent 10 days as hostages in the Sahara Desert - return to Italy and Germany.
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New world record for Gebrselassie

Sunday, September 28th 2008, 10:05
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie breaks his own world record as he wins the Berlin Marathon for the third time in a row.
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UN set to reaffirm Iran sanctions

Friday, September 26th 2008, 18:00
related countries: Iran Iran

The UN Security Council is poised to vote on a draft resolution on Iran which reaffirms existing sanctions over its nuclear work.
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Terror suspects held on KLM plane

Friday, September 26th 2008, 13:15
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Cologne

Police in Germany board a Dutch plane at Cologne airport to arrest two men suspected of planning attacks, officials say.
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Egypt hostages' location 'known'

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 13:06
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Sudan says it has pinpointed the location of 11 foreign tourists and eight Egyptians taken hostage on Friday.
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EU prepares Georgia observer role

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 13:51
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Russia Russia

A German diplomat begins preparing the deployment of EU observers in Georgia - but Russia may restrict the scope of their mission.
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Street clashes erupt in Germany

Saturday, September 20th 2008, 14:13
related places: Cologne

Thousands of left-wingers protesting against a right-wing rally clash with police in the German city of Cologne.
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One of the few remaining slabs of the Berlin Wall sold at auction

Saturday, September 20th 2008, 1:11
related places: Berlin

A Berlin auction house says it has sold one of the few remaining sections of the Berlin Wall for more than 7,800 euros (£6,150).
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One of the few remaining slabs of the Berlin Wall sold at auction

Friday, September 19th 2008, 20:14
related places: Berlin

A Berlin auction house says it has sold one of the few remaining sections of the Berlin Wall for more than 7,800 euros (£6,150).
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Confrontation over German mosque

Friday, September 19th 2008, 15:54
related places: Cologne

Stone-throwing protesters disrupt a right-wing conference opposed to the building of a new mosque in Cologne, Germany.
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Germany lists Holocaust victims

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 18:55
related places: Berlin

Berlin's federal archive for the first time compiles a list of some 600,000 Jews who lived in Germany up to 1945 and were persecuted by the Nazis.
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German tried over Nazi war crime

Monday, September 15th 2008, 14:35
related places: Munich

An 89-year-old ex-German infantry commander is tried in Munich for a Nazi war crime, in what could be one of the last such cases.
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Dim outlook for European economies

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 13:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The European Commission warns that Germany, Spain and the UK will fall into recession in 2008, as eurozone growth slows.
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