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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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VIDEO: Preserving the old sounds of Iran

Monday, November 11th 2013, 0:08
related countries: Iran Iran

A Germany university and the Music Museum of Iran join forces to digitise 4000 old gramophone records of Iranian songs.
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Iran talks to continue for third day

Friday, November 8th 2013, 23:05
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Geneva

Talks in Geneva on Iran's nuclear programme are to resume on Saturday, as President Obama telephones the Israeli PM to allay fears over any deal.
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VIDEO: Strained Anglo-German relations

Friday, November 8th 2013, 17:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC's Europe Editor Gavin Hewitt reports on the strained diplomatic relations between Germany and the UK
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How prayers helped end the Cold War

Friday, November 8th 2013, 11:24

The church that helped bring down the Berlin Wall
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How strong is anti-Semitism in Germany?

Friday, November 8th 2013, 1:38

How anti-Semitic is Germany 75 years after Kristallnacht?
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England call for striker Rodriguez

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 13:47
related countries: Chile Chile, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez gets his first England call-up for the friendlies against Chile and Germany at Wembley.
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German call for UK espionage inquiry

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 16:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Berlin

The head of the German parliament's intelligence committee calls for inquiries into alleged spying by the British embassy in Berlin.
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Ecclestone denies corrupt payments

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 15:39

Motorsports boss Bernie Ecclestone denies making corrupt payments to a German banker over the sale of Formula 1.
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German home school families refugees in US

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 14:29
related countries: United States United States

Will the US deport German home-school families?
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Nazi hoard: Allies 'returned items'

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 14:18

Some of the works of Nazi-looted art presented on Tuesday were confiscated by the Allies and later returned to an art dealer, say German media reports.
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Spy claims: Berlin calls in UK envoy

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 16:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Berlin

The British ambassador to Berlin is called in to the foreign ministry over media reports that the UK embassy houses a secret listening post.
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Wes Anderson premiere to open Berlin

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 16:25
related countries: Hungary Hungary
related places: Berlin

The Grand Budapest Hotel, directed by Wes Anderson and starring Ralph Fiennes, will open the 64th Berlinale film festival in February.
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Masters' unknown works in Nazi trove

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 16:02
related places: Munich

Previously unknown artworks by masters are among more than 1,400 pieces found in a trove of Nazi-looted art in Munich, German officials say.
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BMW sees car division profits stall

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 12:40

Luxury German carmaker BMW sees profit drop in its key car division because of weak European markets and costly investment in new technologies.
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Bayern president set for tax trial

Monday, November 4th 2013, 11:34
related places: March

German judges decide to send Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness to trial next March on tax evasion charges.
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Berlin grid renationalisation fails

Monday, November 4th 2013, 2:24
related places: Berlin

A move to renationalise the energy grid of the German capital, Berlin, narrowly fails in a referendum.
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VIDEO: WWII bomb scare in Germany

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 23:28
related places: Dortmund

A World War II bomb found in the western German city of Dortmund prompts a mass evacuation of the surrounding area.
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Huge Nazi looted art cache 'found'

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 15:54
related places: Munich

Artworks by Picasso and Matisse are part of a cache of 1,500 pieces believed confiscated by the Nazis and recovered in Munich, German media say.
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Is tide turning against German energy privatisation?

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 6:03

Germans mull taking electricity back into public hands
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VIDEO: The mystery of Berlin's pink pipes

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 0:26
related places: Berlin

What are the giant tubes snaking through the city?
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VIDEO: Hundreds join battle of the beards

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 16:55

Hundreds of contestants gather for the World Beard and Moustache Championships in Germany.
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Germany and Brazil in UN spy draft

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 1:52
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

Brazil and Germany submit a draft resolution to the UN calling for the right to privacy in the digital age, amid a bitter row over US espionage.
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Germany wants Snowden spying details

Friday, November 1st 2013, 16:41
related countries: United States United States

The German government says it is keen to hear directly from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden about the US spy agency's activities.
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Germany 'third' gender becomes law

Friday, November 1st 2013, 16:24

Germany becomes Europe's first country to allow babies with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.
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VIDEO: Germany to allow 'third' gender

Friday, November 1st 2013, 10:14

Germany is to become the first country in Europe to allow babies with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.
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Germany hits back at US criticism

Friday, November 1st 2013, 1:51
related countries: United States United States

Germany hits back at the US Treasury's criticism of its export-led growth model, describing the attack as "incomprehensible".
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'Jewish grave' for head of Gestapo

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 11:59
related places: Berlin

The head of the Nazi secret police, Heinrich Mueller, was buried in a Jewish cemetery in Berlin, Germany's Bild newspaper reports.
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US criticises Germany growth model

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 2:31
related countries: United States United States

The US criticises Germany's economic policies, saying that its export-led growth model is hurting the eurozone and the wider global economy.
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Germans in US talks over spy claims

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 18:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

A German intelligence delegation goes to the US following claims its agencies monitored Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone.
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VIDEO: Thirteen die as storm lashes Europe

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 15:54

A storm battering north-western Europe has killed at least 13 people - six of them in Germany.
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Obama 'not told of Merkel bugging'

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 20:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Merkel

The chief of the US spy agency did not discuss the alleged bugging of German chancellor's phone with President Barack Obama, officials say.
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VIDEO: 'US spied on Merkel since 2002'

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 15:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Merkel

The German magazine Der Spiegel has published new allegations about American spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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New reports deepen US-Merkel spy row

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 12:31
related countries: United States United States

German media make new claims about US surveillance, including that President Obama knew about Chancellor Merkel's mobile being monitored.
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US 'bugged Merkel's phone from 2002'

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 11:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Merkel

The US has been spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone since 2002, according to a report in Der Spiegel magazine.
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Doner kebab 'inventor' dies at 80

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 15:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Berlin

Kadir Nurman, the Turkish immigrant credited with developing the doner kebab, dies in Berlin at the age of 80.
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German spy chiefs set to visit US

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 1:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Germany says it will be sending its top intelligence chiefs to Washington to "push forward" a probe into allegations of US spying on its leader and citizens.
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EU leaders seek US spying talks

Friday, October 25th 2013, 7:46
related countries: Belgium Belgium, France France, United States United States
related places: Brussels, Eu

Germany and France are to seek talks with the US to settle a row over spying, as espionage claims continue to overshadow an EU summit in Brussels.
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US ambassador summoned in Merkel row

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 14:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Berlin

Germany summons the US ambassador in Berlin over claims that the US monitored German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone.
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Merkel concern at 'US phone spying'

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 21:00
related countries: United States United States

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls President Barack Obama after receiving information the US may have spied on her mobile phone.
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Vatican suspends 'bishop of bling'

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 14:12

The Vatican suspends a German bishop dubbed the "bishop of bling" by the media over alleged lavish spending, including a $42m renovation of his home.
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New-look German parliament meets

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 16:03

Germany's Bundestag, or lower house of parliament, meets for the first time since the election, with a record number of women and its first black MPs.
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VIDEO: Migrant police 'increasing checks'

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 5:37
related countries: Italy Italy, Syria Syria

Bethany Bell follows four Syrian men who tried to make the journey from Italy to Germany, only to be sent back by border police.
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German 'luxury bishop' meets Pope

Monday, October 21st 2013, 17:49
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

A German Roman Catholic bishop who is under fire over alleged lavish spending meets Pope Francis in Rome.
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Germany's SPD backs coalition talks

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 17:13

Senior members of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) agree a series of economic demands ahead of coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Thousands re-enact Napoleonic battle

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 11:21

Some 6,000 history buffs will dress up in period military costume to re-enact one of Germany's bloodiest battles, the Battle of the Nations.
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Dr Oetker reveals Nazi-era past

Friday, October 18th 2013, 12:08

The head of Dr Oetker - one of the world's biggest frozen pizza makers - has revealed the family firm's former links to Germany's Nazi party.
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Germany manager Low signs new deal

Friday, October 18th 2013, 11:56

Joachim Low signs a new contract that will him remain as Germany manager until the summer of 2016.
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Grand coalition beckons in Germany

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 16:09

A grand coalition between Germany's centre-right and centre-left parties moves a step nearer, nearly a month after the general election.
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Nazi's body moved to Italian airport

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 20:52
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

The body of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke is taken to a Rome airport after his funeral was called off, amid reports it could be sent to Germany.
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Greens reject coalition with Merkel

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 10:38

Angela Merkel's options for creating a new coalition government in Germany narrow after the Greens announce that talks with her party have failed.
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Haribo boss Hans Riegel dies at 90

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 14:49

The boss of German gummi bear maker Haribo, Hans Riegel, dies aged 90.
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French bull gores cyclist to death

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 12:39
related countries: France France

An escaped bull gores a German cyclist to death and injures his wife on a road in the Camargue region of southern France, in a rare attack.
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Germany delays CO2 limits for cars

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 10:31

Germany persuades the EU to delay introducing new limits on CO2 emissions from cars - and angers environmentalists.
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More German coalition talks planned

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 4:02

Germany's conservatives and their main leftist rivals announce plans to hold a third round of preliminary coalition talks later this week.
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German 'luxury bishop' in Pope plea

Monday, October 14th 2013, 12:56
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Rome

A German Roman Catholic bishop accused of lavish spending flies to Rome for talks at the Vatican about whether he can stay in office.
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Bundesliga lands worldwide TV deal

Monday, October 14th 2013, 12:19
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The German league agrees a new worldwide television deal as it looks to close the gap on England and Spain.
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France remands 'top al-Qaeda man'

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 13:25
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Paris, Frenchman

A Frenchman believed to have had links to a German al-Qaeda cell behind the 11 September attacks on the US is remanded in custody in Paris.
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