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Germany to rule on reporter warrant

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 6:55
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A German court is to rule on an Egyptian request to extradite a senior journalist from the Qatari al-Jazeera TV channel.
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France 3-0 South Korea

Sunday, June 21st 2015, 21:57
related countries: South Korea South Korea

France set up a fascinating quarter-final tie against Germany at the World Cup after easily brushing aside South Korea.
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VIDEO: Robot stars on Berlin opera stage

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 23:55
related places: Berlin

A small robot, the same size as an 8-year-old child, is the star of an opera performance at Berlin's Komische Oper.
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Germany arrests al-Jazeera reporter

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 21:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Qatar Qatar

Qatar-owned TV news network al-Jazeera says one of its journalists has been arrested in Germany at the request of Egypt.
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Merkel steps up pressure over Greece

Saturday, June 20th 2015, 4:16
related countries: Greece Greece

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a solution to Greece's debt crisis must be agreed before Monday's emergency EU summit.
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EU acts against German road charge

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 16:43

Germany postpones a controversial road toll scheme as the European Commission takes legal action against it.
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Brennauer leads, D'hoore wins stage

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 16:34
related countries: Belgium Belgium
related places: Tour

Belgium's Jolien D'hoore wins stage two of the Women's Tour while Germany's Lisa Brennauer retains the yellow jersey.
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Kenya hunts German al-Shabab fighter

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 11:18
related countries: Kenya Kenya
related places: Lamu

Kenya's police issue a reward for help capturing a German national accused of being part of an al-Shabab attack on Kenyan soldiers.
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German retrials over texting judge

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 21:13

Two retrials are ordered by Germany's highest civil court after a judge was discovered arranging childcare via text message during court hearings.
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German heavyweights reject Kazakh lobby claims

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 16:01

German political heavyweights reject Kazakh lobbying claims
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Charles unveils Waterloo memorial

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 14:05
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Waterloo

Prince Charles unveils a memorial to the British soldiers who fought at the Battle of Waterloo.
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Teen jailed for German student death

Tuesday, June 16th 2015, 12:13

An eighteen year-old man is given three years in youth custody over the death of a German student teacher who was hailed as national hero.
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German inflation rate rises to 0.7%

Tuesday, June 16th 2015, 10:43
related places: May

German consumer prices rose by 0.7% year-on-year in May, as the inflation rate increased for the fourth consecutive month.
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Europe anger at 'amateurish' Greeks

Monday, June 15th 2015, 16:33
related countries: Greece Greece

German and EU officials vent their frustration, with time running out for reaching a Greek debt deal, as Greece's leader tells creditors to get real.
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Saks Fifth Ave owner to buy Kaufhof

Monday, June 15th 2015, 15:03

Hudson's Bay, owner of luxury retail chain Saks Fifth Avenue, to spend £2.03bn on Germany's biggest chain, Kaufhof.
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German killed by an escaped elephant

Saturday, June 13th 2015, 16:40

A man taking his regular morning stroll in south-west Germany is attacked and killed by an elephant which escaped from a circus, police say.
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Merkel phone tapping probe dropped

Friday, June 12th 2015, 12:50
related countries: United States United States

Germany drops an investigation into alleged tapping of Chancellor Merkel's phone for lack of data from the US National Security Agency.
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Germany Women 1-1 Norway Women

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 21:54
related countries: Canada Canada, Norway Norway
related places: Ottawa

Two-time champions Germany are held to a Women's World Cup draw by Norway in Ottawa, Canada.
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EU says time for Greek 'happy ending'

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 15:07
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici says a Greek debt deal is "ready for landing", as Greek PM Alexis Tsipras pushes for an agreement in Brussels.
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German parliament net attack 'live'

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 13:39

A cyber-attack on the German parliament uncovered a month ago is still stealing data from Bundestag computers, report German media.
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French PM to pay for football trip

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 12:18
related countries: France France
related places: Berlin

France's prime minister says he will pay €2,500 (£1,825) for taking his children on trip by government jet to the Champions League final in Berlin.
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Germany 1-2 USA

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 21:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cologne

Bobby Wood's late strike gives Jurgen Klinsmann's USA victory over Germany in a friendly in Cologne.
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Germanwings victims return home

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 19:02

A cortege carrying the coffins of German schoolchildren killed in the Germanwings plane crash arrives in their home town.
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Big band leader James Last dies at 86

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 16:17

German-born composer and big band leader James Last has died, his manager says.
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Alps crash remains land in Germany

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 23:15

The remains of 44 victims of the Germanwings plane crash arrive in Duesseldorf, where they will be handed over to families for burial.
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VIDEO: German churches sheltering refugees

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 18:09

A ancient legal loophole to shelter migrants on church land is being put into practice in Germany.
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French PM scorned for Uefa jet trip

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 16:13
related countries: France France
related places: Berlin

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls comes under fire for using a government Falcon jet to fly to the Uefa Champions League final in Berlin at the weekend.
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German student awarded doctorate aged 102

Tuesday, June 9th 2015, 15:21

Woman denied by Nazis awarded doctorate aged 102
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Time running out for Greece - Merkel

Monday, June 8th 2015, 17:47

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warns Greece that time is running out for a deal to keep the country in the eurozone as the G7 summit ends.
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Deutsche Bank shares rise nearly 4%

Monday, June 8th 2015, 16:54

Shares in Deutsche Bank jump nearly 4% as investors welcome the resignations of its two co-chief executives.
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VIDEO: Migrants' 27-day journey through Europe

Monday, June 8th 2015, 6:17
related countries: Greece Greece, Syria Syria

The BBC follows a Syrian family after they arrived on the Greek island of Leros, until they reached Germany 27 days later.
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Leaders firm on Russia sanctions

Sunday, June 7th 2015, 14:15
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

At the G7 talks, US and German leaders say sanctions on Russia should stay until it fully implements Ukraine's peace accord.
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Lightning strikes German festival

Saturday, June 6th 2015, 16:27

More than 30 people hurt after two lightning strikes to a music festival in western Germany where Slipknot and Foo Fighters are on the bill.
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EU lawyer backs Germany on benefits

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 12:23

Jobless EU migrants can be refused social benefits in another EU country during their first three months there, a top EU legal adviser says.
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Thursday, June 4th 2015, 12:13

The European Court of Justice has ruled that a German tax on nuclear energy does not breach European Union law.
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VIDEO: Cameron warned on EU 'wishful thinking'

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 10:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer has warned UK PM David Cameron not to be too sure of German support in his bid to reform the EU.
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UK PM warned on German EU support

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 5:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former German foreign minister Joschka Fischer warns David Cameron not to be too sure of German support in his drive to reform the EU.
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US students go to Germany for free college

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 15:29
related countries: United States United States

US students head to Germany for free college degrees
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German singing star admits card scam

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015, 7:13

Severino Seeger, the newly crowned winner of a German television singing contest, is spared jail after admitting to defrauding pensioners.
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Occupation children shunned in post-war Germany and Austria

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 23:26
related countries: Austria Austria

The babies Allied forces left behind in Germany and Austria
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Greek PM in new debt deal proposal

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 21:44
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens, Berlin

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he has issued "a realistic proposal" to his country's international creditors.
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German ex-leader 'in intensive care'

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 16:23

Germany's former Chancellor Helmut Kohl is in intensive care after surgery on his intestine, German media reports say.
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Germany against World Cup boycott

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 14:15

The head of German football has opposed a possible boycott of the 2018 World Cup finals in a protest against Fifa.
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Germany's unemployment at record low

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 11:57

Germany's jobless total falls by 6,000 to a record low, latest figures show.
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EU quotas for migrants raise concern

Monday, June 1st 2015, 11:02
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

France and Germany say an EU Commission plan to redistribute 40,000 asylum seekers across the EU needs revision.
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Pressure grows for gay marriage in Germany

Friday, May 29th 2015, 17:11
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Irish vote inspires German gay marriage cause
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Germany 'hits global birth rate low'

Friday, May 29th 2015, 16:12

A study says Germany's birth rate has slumped to the lowest in the world, prompting fears labour market shortages will damage the economy.
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Merkel: I'll work with UK on EU change

Friday, May 29th 2015, 15:23

Angela Merkel says she does not rule out future treaty changes as she promises to work "constructively" with the UK on EU reform.
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German business warns UK over EU vote

Friday, May 29th 2015, 1:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK exit from the European Union would be "disastrous" for Britain and Germany warns the German Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
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Most-wanted Nazi 'unfit for trial'

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 19:05

Former SS lieutenant Gerhard Sommer, at the top of a most-wanted list of Nazis, has been declared unfit for trial by prosecutors in Germany.
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Crew flee ship amid N Sea blast fears

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 10:13

A crew abandons a container ship a few miles off the German coast amid fears that its cargo of fertiliser could explode.
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WW2 bomb prompts Cologne evacuation

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 9:44
related places: Cologne

Some 20,000 people in the German city of Cologne are forced to leave their homes as authorities defuse a one-tonne bomb from World War Two.
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German woman, 65, 'has quadruplets'

Saturday, May 23rd 2015, 10:25

A 65-year-old German woman gives birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.
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German pilots may get spot medicals

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 10:34

Germany's Lufthansa considers random medical checks on pilots, to help prevent any future disaster like the Germanwings crash.
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EU Riga summit 'not against Russia'

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 20:17
related countries: Latvia Latvia, Russia Russia

The EU opens summit talks with six ex-Soviet states in Latvia, with the EU's Donald Tusk saying it is not a "beauty contest" to isolate Russia.
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Bronze Age Danish girl 'German-born'

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 16:01
related countries: Denmark Denmark

New research reveals that a girl buried 3,400 years ago in Denmark who became one of the country's best-known Bronze Age relics was probably born in Germany.
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German train drivers call off strike

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 7:44

Germany's train drivers have agreed to call off their strike and enter mediation with Deutsche Bahn.
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'Hitler's horse sculptures' found

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 18:16

Two bronze horse statues that once stood in front of Adolf Hitler's chancellery are recovered by German police.
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German rail strike causes delays

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 14:51

Millions of rail passengers are hit by delays in Germany after Deutsche Bahn's drivers go on strike again.
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VIDEO: Germany's railways grind to a halt

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 10:13

Millions of commuters in Germany have had their travel plans disrupted as train drivers across the country stage their ninth strike in just 11 months.
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Deutsche Bank mulls UK EU exit plan

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 8:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Deutsche Bank has set up a "working group" to review whether to move parts of its British divisions to Germany if the UK leaves the EU.
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German train drivers to strike again

Monday, May 18th 2015, 19:28

Drivers for Germany's Deutsche Bahn have declared a fresh strike, marking the ninth walkout in just 11 months.
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German police 'assaulted migrants'

Monday, May 18th 2015, 13:13

German prosecutors investigate alleged police brutality towards migrants in the city of Hanover, which may have amounted to torture.
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Two dead in German train crash

Saturday, May 16th 2015, 14:39

At least two people have been killed and 20 injured in western Germany after a train collided with a tractor-trailer on a level crossing, police say.
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