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Germany: Country in Central Europe
Germany, constitutionally the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands to the west.

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France, Germany call on political solution to 'catastrophic' Idlib crisis

The leaders of France and Germany told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that the humanitarian crisis in Syria's northwest Idlib province needed a political solution and that the three should meet soon..
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Germany's SPD eyes state vote win after Merkel party crisis

A leadership crisis in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party could help her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners and the Greens in a state vote on Sunday, the first electoral test since her..
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Videos for Germany


Germany's Hamburg election: Greens expected to make big gains [Video]Germany's Hamburg election: Greens expected to make big gains

Sunday's vote is about deciding who gets elected into this parliament.

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Coronavirus in Europe: Two deaths confirmed in Italy [Video]Coronavirus in Europe: Two deaths confirmed in Italy

The coronavirus has now spread to eight countries in Europe, including Germany, France and the UK.

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‘If I go outside will someone hurt me?’: Shock, fear in Germany [Video]‘If I go outside will someone hurt me?’: Shock, fear in Germany

Police presence across Germany increased - especially at ‘sensitive’ places like mosques - after the Hanau tragedy.

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France and Germany urge Syria summit amid fears of 'bloodbath' in Idlib [Video]France and Germany urge Syria summit amid fears of 'bloodbath' in Idlib

France and Germany urge Syria summit amid fears of 'bloodbath' in Idlib

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Philip Morris' campaign to "normalize" IQOS [Video]Philip Morris' campaign to "normalize" IQOS

A Stanford study found that Philip Morris' marketing of its IQOS tobacco device continues to stray substantially from its corporate standards on youth-oriented marketing. Fred Katayama reports.

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9 dead in far-right shooting in Germany [Video]9 dead in far-right shooting in Germany

A gunman in Germany opened fire on two shisha bars in what police suspect is a racially-motivated attack.

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German mass shooting reopens gun law debates [Video]German mass shooting reopens gun law debates

Germany's government faced calls to toughen gun ownership laws and step up efforts to track far-right sympathisers, after the suspect in one of its worst mass shootings since World War Two was found to..

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Banned Baby Names From Around The World [Video]Banned Baby Names From Around The World

People generally have strong opinions about a baby's name. A lot of governments do, too. The U.S doesn't get too involved when it comes to baby-naming regulations, but other countries are much..

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Tesla vs Tree Pirates: war over a Berlin forest [Video]Tesla vs Tree Pirates: war over a Berlin forest

Tesla faces a battle with environmentalists over its decision to fell a German forest to make space for its first European factory. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Stars walk Berlinale red carpet as Hanau attack casts a pall [Video]Stars walk Berlinale red carpet as Hanau attack casts a pall

Sigourney Weaver, Jeremy Irons, Margaret Qualley, Maryam Zaree, international filmmakers and jury members arrive for opening night, with the shooting casting a shadow over the 70th anniversary..

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Germany shisha bar shootings: Racist material found in suspect's manifesto [Video]Germany shisha bar shootings: Racist material found in suspect's manifesto

After nine people were killed at shisha bars, German prosecutor reveals details of suspect's far-right manifesto.

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Hanau terrorism: German prosecutors investigate the suspect's online profile | #TheCube [Video]Hanau terrorism: German prosecutors investigate the suspect's online profile | #TheCube

Hanau terrorism: German prosecutors investigate the suspect's online profile | #TheCube

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Suspected shisha bar gunman published racist manifesto [Video]Suspected shisha bar gunman published racist manifesto

A man suspected of shooting dead nine people in shisha bars in a German town before killing himself and his mother had posted a manifesto online including conspiracy theories and deeply racist views,..

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Analysis: Germany's increasingly polarised political landscape [Video]Analysis: Germany's increasingly polarised political landscape

Germany's political landscape has become increasingly polarised in recent years.

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Following Hanau, a look back at Germany's history with far-right ideaologies [Video]Following Hanau, a look back at Germany's history with far-right ideaologies

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Merkel reacts to Hanau attack: Racism and hatred are poison [Video]Merkel reacts to Hanau attack: Racism and hatred are poison

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned the deadly shootings in Hanau and pledged to fight against those who try to divide the country along ethnic lines. Speaking Thursday in Berlin, Mrs Merkel..

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Germany probes deadly Hanau shooting as far-right attack [Video]Germany probes deadly Hanau shooting as far-right attack

The killing of nine people by a gunman in Germany is being investigated as a far-right attack. The deadly shootings happened at two shisha cafes in the city of Hanau, near Frankfurt on Wednesday night.

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Right-wing extremist behind deadly German gun rampage: officials [Video]Right-wing extremist behind deadly German gun rampage: officials

A gunman with suspected far-right links shot dead nine people, some of them migrants from Turkey, in an overnight rampage through a German city before killing himself, officials said. Joe Davies..

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Germany shooting: nine people killed in gun rampage in city of Hanau [Video]Germany shooting: nine people killed in gun rampage in city of Hanau

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Business Minister reacts to shooting in Germany [Video]Business Minister reacts to shooting in Germany

Business minister Nadhim Zahawi reacts to the shooting in Germany overnight, calling for a 'collective effort' from society to identify individuals at risk of far-right or Islamist extremism. Report by..

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Nine killed by gunman in German city of Hanau [Video]Nine killed by gunman in German city of Hanau

A man suspected of fatally shooting nine people in the German city of Hanau has been found dead at his home, hours after attacks at two hookah lounges, police said.

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Germany shootings: What we know about the Hanau attacks [Video]Germany shootings: What we know about the Hanau attacks

Germany shootings: What we know about the Hanau attacks

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Nine dead after shisha bar shootings in Germany [Video]Nine dead after shisha bar shootings in Germany

A gunman suspected of shooting nine people dead at two shisha bars in a southwestern German city has been found dead at his home, police said on Thursday. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Germany shootings: Suspect 'found dead' after several killed in shisha bar attacks [Video]Germany shootings: Suspect 'found dead' after several killed in shisha bar attacks

Germany shootings: Suspect 'found dead' after several killed in shisha bar attacks

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Turkey's Erdogan asks France, Germany to help end Syrian humanitarian crisis

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan asked the French and German leaders to provide "concrete" support in ending a humanitarian crisis in northwest Syria's Idlib region, the Turkish presidency said on..
Reuters - Published

Germany reopens hate speech, gun law debates after shisha bar killings

Germany's government faced calls to toughen gun ownership laws and step up efforts to track far-right sympathizers, after the suspect in one of its worst mass shootings since World War Two was found to..
Reuters - Published

Kremlin: Syria talks with Erdogan, Merkel and Macron under discussion

Russia is discussing the possibility of holding a summit on Syria with the presidents of Turkey, France and Germany, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus poses risk for German trade in coming months: finance ministry

Germany's trade outlook remains clouded by weaker global demand and the coronavirus epidemic adds another risk to exporters in Europe's largest economy, the finance ministry said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Germany's minorities call for action after shisha bar shootings

German Kurds called on Thursday for stronger government action against far-right radicalism and racism as they mourned the victims of a gun attack on two shisha lounges.
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Merkel, Macron urge Putin to end conflict in Syria's Idlib

The leaders of Germany and France called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to express their concern about the humanitarian situation in Syria's Idlib region, urging an end to the conflict..
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'Inconspicuous' German shooting suspect kept racist views under wraps

A man accused of mounting one of post-war Germany's worst racist attacks was described on Thursday as an inconspicuous trained bank clerk who gave few public signs of the views he was quietly recording..
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German prosecutor: Shooting victims included foreigners and Germans

The victims of a shooting in Hanau that left nine people dead included German citizens and foreigners aged between 21 and 44, Germany's federal prosecutor said on Thursday.
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Suspected German gunman posted 'deeply racist' manifesto: prosecutor

A German man suspected of killing nine people overnight in a shooting rampage before turning the gun on his mother and himself had posted a manifesto online with conspiracy theories and deeply racist..
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Leader of Merkel's party says xenophobia is poisoning our society

The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) said on Thursday that xenophobia was a growing problem in Germany after a suspected right-wing extremist shot nine people dead in two..
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German gunman kills nine in attack on migrant bars

A gunman with suspected far-right links shot dead nine people, some of them migrants from Turkey, in an overnight rampage through a German city before killing himself, officials said.
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Factbox: German far-right attacks in recent years

A gunman with suspected far-right links shot dead nine people, some of them migrants from Turkey, in an overnight rampage through a German city before killing himself.
Reuters - Published

France, Germany sign contract to develop fighter jet prototype

France and Germany signed a 150 million euro ($161.84 million) deal on Thursday to develop a prototype of the next generation fighter jet, a project seen as vital for Europe to defend itself without..
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Merkel: Many signs shooter in Germany acted on right-wing, racist motives

Chancellor Angela Merkel said there were multiple clues that a suspected gunman in the German city of Hanau had acted out of racism and right-wing extremism, adding that authorities would do everything..
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German gunman kills nine in shisha bar rampage; extremist motive suspected

A suspected right-wing extremist shot dead nine people, some of them migrants from Turkey, in an overnight rampage through a German city before killing himself, officials said.
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Many victims of shooting in Germany had immigrant background: report

Many of the victims of the shooting in the German town of Hanau had an immigrant background, German magazine Focus said based on a report from news agency dpa that cited security sources.
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German state minister: Owner of car used to flee shooting was 43-year-old German

The German interior minister of the state of Hesse said the owner of the car used to leave the scene of a shooting in Hanau that left nine people dead was a 43-year-old German man from that town.
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German federal prosecutors suspect terrorism in shooting: state minister

Federal prosecutors suspect terrorism in the shooting in the German city of Hanau, Peter Beuth, the interior minister of the state of Hesse, said on Thursday.
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German state minister: Shooter had xenophobic motive, his mother is dead

The interior minister of the German state of Hesse said on Thursday that there was a xenophobic motive to the shooting in Hanau and said the suspected perpetrator and his mother had been found dead..
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Some victims of German shooting have Kurdish roots: Bild

Some of the victims of a suspected far-right shooting rampage in the German town of Hanau were of Kurdish descent, Bild daily reported on Thursday, without citing its sources.
Reuters - Published

Indications of far-right motive for German shooting rampage: prosecutors

There are indications that a gunman who shot dead nine people in shisha bars in Hanau in an overnight rampage had a far-right motive, German federal prosecutors said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Suspected gunman in Germany expressed right-wing views in letter: Bild

A gunman suspected of shooting nine people dead at two shisha bars in a southwestern German city expressed extreme right-wing views in a letter of confession he left behind, newspaper Bild reported on..
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Gunman suspected of killing nine in Germany found dead in home

A gunman suspected of shooting nine people dead at two shisha bars in a southwestern German city has been found dead at his home, police said on Thursday.
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Gunman suspected of deadly shootings found dead - German police

A gunman suspected of killing eight people in a western German city has been found dead at his home, police said on Thursday.
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Eight people killed in shootings near Frankfurt, police giving chase

Eight people were killed on Wednesday in two shooting incidents in a German city near Frankfurt and special forces were chasing the gunmen who fled in a car, police said.
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Jaishankar holds 'very good meeting' with German counterpart; discusses counter-terrorism

Jaishankar, who also inaugurated the Indian pavilion at the Berlin International Film Festival, thanked the German Foreign Minister for his country's "strong support" for the expanded India-EU..
IndiaTimes - Published

German police confirm eight dead in shootings near Frankfurt

Eight people were killed on Wednesday in two shooting incidents in the western German city of Hanau, police said.
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Shooting in German city leaves at least eight people dead: report

At least eight people were killed in a shooting incident late on Wednesday in the German city of Hanau, mass-selling Bild newspaper reported, citing prosecutors.
Reuters - Published

Carnival-going Germans mock Kramp-Karrenbauer over far-right fiasco

German carnival revelers are milking the opportunity to mock Christian Democrat (CDU) leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer over her failure to stop the party siding with the far right in a regional..
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Iran's judiciary says jailed German freed, returned home

Iran has freed a German citizen sentenced to three years in jail, the Iranian judiciary said on Tuesday, a day after Tehran said a detained Iranian accused of violating U.S. sanctions had returned home..
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Russian spy agency played role in Berlin murder of Georgian man: Bellingcat

Russia's FSB security service planned and organized the murder of a Georgian man in Berlin last summer, a killing that triggered diplomatic expulsions from Germany and Moscow, the investigative website..
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Iranian accused of violating U.S. sanctions returns home from Germany

An Iranian man accused of violating U.S. sanctions and detained in Germany has been freed and has returned to Iran after diplomatic efforts by Tehran, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday.
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Israel hopes Germany, other ICC members will help stave off Palestinian investigation

Israel's prime minister on Sunday hailed what he called efforts by friendly states to stop the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into alleged war crimes against Palestinians.
Reuters - Published

CDU's Merz would score best head-to-head against top German Green: poll

Friedrich Merz would fare best among those aspiring to lead Germany's governing Christian Democrats (CDU) into the next national election against the leader of their potential main rivals, the..
Reuters - Published

Twelve detained in Germany over suspected far-right plot

German federal prosecutors won a court order to detain 12 men arrested on suspicion of involvement in a far-right plot to overthrow the political order by means of targeted attacks.
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Pull yourselves together for EU's sake, German Greens urge CDU

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), embroiled in a leadership crisis, must unite and keep their ruling coalition stable as Germany takes on the rotating European Union presidency this..
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Germany busts 'terrorist organization' that planned attacks on Muslims, refugees

German police detained 12 men on Friday suspected of setting up a far-right organization with the goal of carrying out attacks against politicians, asylum seekers and Muslims, the Federal Prosecutor's..
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U.S., China, Russia making world more dangerous: German president

Germany's president took an indirect swipe at U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday in accusing Washington, China and Russia of stoking global mistrust and insecurity with a "great powers" competition"..
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Lufthansa Group extends China flight cancellations to March 28 over virus outbreak

Germany's Lufthansa on Friday said it would suspend all flights to mainland China until March 28 due to the new coronavirus, which is spreading in China and around the world.
Reuters - Published

Let's stick together on security, Germany's Kramp-Karrenbauer tells UK

The EU and Britain have a shared interest in retaining close security ties after Brexit, Germany's defense minister told Reuters in an interview.
Reuters - Published

German president warns of racist 'poison' at Dresden WW2 bombing ceremony

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier told Germans they must reject racism and anti-Semitism at a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Allied bombing raids on Dresden, which killed 25,000 people near..
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WW2 bombing commemorated in far-right stronghold Dresden

Germans on Thursday commemorate 75 years since Allied bombing raids on Dresden killed 25,000 people just three months before the end of World War Two in an operation that still fuels the surging..
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Pressure mounts for Swiss parliamentary probe into spying operation

Senior members of the Swiss legislature are demanding a parliamentary investigation into a spying operation in which U.S. and German intelligence used a Swiss cryptography company as a front to..
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UK's Big Ben tower more badly damaged by Nazi bombs than thought

Britain's Big Ben tower at the Houses of Parliament was more badly damaged by German bombs during World War Two than originally thought, experts said on Thursday, as the bill for its restoration rose..
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Conservative Merz plans to run for German CDU chair: media

Conservative Friedrich Merz plans to run for the leadership of Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU) after Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said this week she would give up the post, Focus Online and Bild..
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Germany's Kramp-Karrenbauer steps up CDU succession planning

Germany's Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer will meet contenders to replace her as Christian Democrat (CDU) leader next week, she told Reuters, forging ahead with the succession process after senior party..
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No coalition without Merkel, say German Social Democrats

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) signaled on Wednesday they could quit their coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives if she is forced out as chancellor, piling pressure on their partners to avoid..
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Germany confirms two more cases of coronavirus, raising overall number to 16

Germany on Tuesday confirmed two more cases of coronavirus in the southern state of Bavaria, raising the overall number of known cases in Europe's most populous country to 16.
Reuters - Published

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