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Germany: Country in Central Europe
Germany, constitutionally the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps, Lake Constance, and the High Rhine to the south. 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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German car supplier Webasto halts China corporate travel over coronavirus: spokeswoman

The German auto supplier Webasto has halted all corporate travel to and from China because of the coronavirus outbreak and the infection of an employee, a spokeswoman for the company said on Monday.
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Germany plans to evacuate citizens from Wuhan: Der Spiegel

Germany will become the latest country to evacuate its citizens from China's coronavirus-struck Wuhan region, with the German air force repatriating 90 Germans living in the area, Der Spiegel magazine..
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Controversy over Germany 'anti-Jewish' artwork [Video]Controversy over Germany 'anti-Jewish' artwork

As world set to commemorate International Holocaust Day, presence of Germany's historic sculptures fuels concerns at rising anti-Semitism.

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34 troops diagnosed with brain injury after Iran strike [Video]34 troops diagnosed with brain injury after Iran strike

The Pentagon said on Friday that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, a number higher than the..

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Iran's only female Olympic medallist plans to start for Germany at next Olympics [Video]Iran's only female Olympic medallist plans to start for Germany at next Olympics

Iran's only female Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh says she plans to start for Germany in this year's Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

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Several injured, some presumed dead in shooting in Germany: police [Video]Several injured, some presumed dead in shooting in Germany: police

Several people were injured and some were presumed dead in a shooting in southwestern Germany on Friday, police said, adding that a suspect was detained.

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At least six killed in shooting in Germany [Video]At least six killed in shooting in Germany

Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in south-western Germany. Rot am See is located about 170 kilometres (105 miles) north west of Munich.

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'MeToo': German artist creates animation inspired by global movement [Video]'MeToo': German artist creates animation inspired by global movement

Computer graphics shows women rolling pile of animated human bodies created by a Berlin-based artist Oliver Latta

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Stocks: DAX highs, Daimler slows [Video]Stocks: DAX highs, Daimler slows

European shares rose on Wednesday on China's response to the coronavirus outbreak, and German stocks hit record highs. Daimler and Burberry earnings were also in focus. David Pollard reports.

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Australia's platypus fights for survival [Video]Australia's platypus fights for survival

The peculiar duck-billed mammal, Australia's platypus, is facing worsening conditions of a three-year drought, bushfires, land clearing, dam construction and climate change. Conservation groups..

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Australia's capital hit by destructive hailstorm [Video]Australia's capital hit by destructive hailstorm

Hailstones as big as golf balls ripped through Canberra, causing damage to properties and cars.

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Pompeo looking forward to meeting Venezuela's Guaido [Video]Pompeo looking forward to meeting Venezuela's Guaido

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he looks forward to meeting with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Monday in Bogota at a regional counter-terrorism conference. Freddie..

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European shares at record high as cross-Atlantic trade tensions abate [Video]European shares at record high as cross-Atlantic trade tensions abate

European shares touched a record high on Friday after EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan struck a positive tone on talks with Washington, soothing some concerns over a possible escalation in trade..

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U.S. now says 11 were injured in Iranian attack [Video]U.S. now says 11 were injured in Iranian attack

The United States military said 11 of its troops were injured after an Iranian missile attack on an Iraqi base, with some sent to Germany or Kuwait for "follow-on screening". That's after initially..

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Iran still open to nuclear negotiations - official [Video]Iran still open to nuclear negotiations - official

Iran said on Monday that it had not closed the "door to negotiations" in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear agreement with world powers. Joe Davies reports.

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Libya rivals, world powers talk peace at Berlin summit [Video]Libya rivals, world powers talk peace at Berlin summit

Push for a permanent ceasefire expected as warring sides and world leaders attend peace negotiations in Germany.

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Leaders arrive in Berlin ahead of Libya conference [Video]Leaders arrive in Berlin ahead of Libya conference

German Chancellor Angela Merkel greeted world leaders in the German capital on Sunday in a last ditch attempt to convince warring Libyan sides to agree and stick to a ceasefire. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Germany to host meeting aimed at ending Libya war [Video]Germany to host meeting aimed at ending Libya war

Berlin's bid comes after a recent attempt by Russia and Turkey to broker a truce failed, raising fears of a prolonged conflict.

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Storms douse some of Australia's bushfire-hit areas [Video]Storms douse some of Australia's bushfire-hit areas

Parts of Australia's east coast were hit by severe storms on Saturday, dousing some of the bushfires that have devastated the region for months but causing road closures and flash flooding. Lauren..

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Germany reaches agreement to phase out coal by 2038 [Video]Germany reaches agreement to phase out coal by 2038

The German government will pay utility companies billions of euros to speed up the shutdown of their coal-fired power plantsView on euronews

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Berlin will be small countries' post-Brexit friend, minister says

Berlin will have to take on Britain's mantle as protector of the interests of Europe's smaller, northern liberal democracies after Brexit, Germany's Europe Minister said, forecasting that Britain's..
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German Auschwitz prosecutor recalls powerful tales from Holocaust survivors

Of the hundreds of testimonies he heard from survivors of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz, retired German prosecutor Gerhard Wiese says the one that touched him most was of a Jewish father who had..
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Germany: No signs that Germans in Wuhan area are affected by coronavirus

The German government does not have any indications that Germans in the Wuhan area are affected by coronavirus, a spokeswoman for the German Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
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Germany mulling evacuation of citizens from Chinese region affected by coronavirus

Germany is considering evacuating German citizens from the Chinese region affected by coronavirus, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday.
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Man, 26, shoots parents and family in German pub: police

A 26-year-old man shot his parents and four other members of his family dead with a semi-automatic weapon in southwest Germany before calling the police and waiting for them to arrest him, authorities..
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Several injured, some presumed dead in shooting in Germany: police

Several people were injured and some were presumed dead in a shooting in southwestern Germany on Friday, police said, adding that a suspect was detained.
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EU's Borrell extends timeline for dispute mechanism on Iran deal

The EU's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Friday he had extended the time available to discuss ways to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran under a dispute mechanism triggered by France,..
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Germany still dealing with 'same evil' that led to Holocaust, president says in Jerusalem

Germany has still not learned "once and for all" its lesson from the Holocaust, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday, as he expressed sorrow for his country's role in the murder of..
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Germany bans neo-Nazi group Combat 18, launches raids

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has banned neo-Nazi group Combat 18 in Germany and launched raids on the group across the country, the ministry said on Thursday.
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Kiev wants to speak to Germany, France about shooting in east Ukraine

Ukraine wants to speak to Germany and France about an increase in shooting in the east of the country, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Monday.
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Iran's only female Olympic medalist moving to Germany: coach

Iran's only female Olympic medalist Kimia Alizadeh, who has said she had left her homeland because she had had enough of being used as a propaganda tool, is moving to Germany, her Dutch coach said.
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Libya summit calls for all parties to refrain from oil hostilities

A summit in Germany bringing together foreign powers backing rival camps in Libya has called for all parties to refrain from hostilities against oil facilities, a draft of the final communiques showed..
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Eastern Libya halts more than half the country's oil output

Eastern Libya ports controlled by commander Khalifa Haftar, who is trying to seize the capital Tripoli, are shutting down oil exports, slashing national crude output by more than half and ramping up..
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UAE's Gargash: UAE unreservedly supports Germany efforts to bring peace in Libya - tweet

UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs, Anwar Gargash, tweeted on Friday that "the UAE unreservedly supports german efforts in convening the conference & the international community's goals of..
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Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree on Sunday to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace,..
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German foreign ministry backtracks after sense of humor failure

Social media can be a minefield for the strait-laced world of diplomacy, as the German Foreign Office just found out, when it was forced to delete a tweet and apologize for its contribution to a mildly..
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German population at record high, but growth slowest since 2012

Germany's population reached a record high of 83.2 million people last year thanks to migration but it grew at the slowest pace since 2012, the statistics office said on Friday as Europe's largest..
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Pompeo to attend Libya conference in Berlin; priority is ceasefire - State Department

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Germany this weekend to attend the Libya conference and push for sustaining a fragile ceasefire and getting all foreign powers to withdraw from the..
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German minister wants close security ties with post-Brexit Britain

Germany wants to deepen trade ties with London and continue close cooperation on security and defence projects after Britain's divorce from the European Union, Defence Minister Annegret..
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Merkel aims to get commitment to Libya arms embargo at Berlin conference

German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the willingness shown by Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar to stick to a ceasefire in Libya and said a conference in Berlin on Sunday must try to get a..
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Libya's Haftar committed to ceasefire, Germany says

A Libyan military commander waging an offensive to capture the capital Tripoli is committed to a ceasefire, Germany's foreign minister said on Thursday, in an apparent advance for efforts to end a..
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German foreign minister says Libya's Haftar backs ceasefire: n-tv

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that Libya's Khalifa Haftar, commander of eastern Libyan forces, is committed to a ceasefire in the northern African country, Germany's n-tv television reported..
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Too old for new heart? Germany faces dearth of organ donors

Siegfried Richtsteig has been waiting in hospital for more than 130 days for a heart that would allow him to do the things he enjoyed most, like playing with his grandchildren, before a stroke damaged..
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U.S. threatened Europe with auto tariffs over Iran nuclear program - Washington Post

The Trump administration has threatened to impose a 25% tariff on European automobile imports if Britain, France and Germany do not formally accuse Iran of breaking the 2015 nuclear deal, the..
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Climate activists invoke German constitution to sue Merkel government

German climate activists said on Wednesday they were suing Chancellor Angela Merkel's government over what they say is its insufficient action to tackle climate change, arguing that the failure..
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Iran nuclear deal in serious danger, needs diplomatic solution: France

France's foreign minister said on Wednesday that the Iran nuclear deal was in danger after repeated violations by Tehran, but added that a dispute mechanism triggered by France, Britain and Germany..
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Zelenskiy asks for Germany's support to bring Iran plane crash perpetrators to justice

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday asked Chancellor Angela Merkel for Germany's support in bringing the perpetrators of last week's plane crash in Iran to justice, according to a..
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Germany sets out broad aims for Berlin Libya conference

Berlin hopes to get all international players to use their influence to push for progress on Libya peace talks, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, setting out modest ambitions for a..
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Germany raids offices, homes of suspected China spies

Police have raided homes and offices in Brussels and across Germany in a case involving three people suspected of spying for China, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
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Iran's Zarif says 2015 nuclear deal is 'not dead'

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday the country's 2015 nuclear deal signed with major powers - China, Russia, France, Britain, the United States and Germany - to curb its..
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Britain, France, Germany formally accuse Iran of breaking nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday formally accused Iran of violating the terms of its 2015 agreement to curb its nuclear programme, a step by the three powers that could lead eventually to the..
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European powers in nuclear deal using dispute mechanism is a 'strategic mistake' - Zarif

The triggering of a dispute mechanism on Tuesday by France, Britain and Germany in the multilateral nuclear deal with Iran is a "strategic mistake", Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said,..
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Germany creates elite networking club to boost China ties

German politicians and managers have set up an elite networking association to strengthen links to China at a time of tension over Hong Kong and a looming decision on whether to exclude Huawei from..
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Dutch and German shipyards to build warships for Germany worth 6 billion

Germany has awarded Dutch shipyard Damen a contract to construct at least four new multi-role warships worth nearly 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in an alliance with its Bremen-based partner Luerssen,..
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Europeans trigger dispute mechanism in Iran nuclear deal

France, Britain and Germany formally triggered the dispute mechanism in Iran's nuclear deal with world powers on Tuesday, the strongest step they have taken so far to enforce an agreement that requires..
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How the Iran nuclear deal dispute mechanism works

France, Britain and Germany formally triggered the dispute mechanism in Iran's nuclear deal with world powers on Tuesday, the strongest step they have taken so far to enforce the agreement that..
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France, Germany, Britain trigger Iran dispute mechanism: statement

France, Britain and Germany confirmed on Tuesday that they had triggered the dispute mechanism in the Iran nuclear deal given Tehran's ongoing violations, but said they were not joining the United..
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Trump, Germany's Merkel discussed security, Libya: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke about security in the Middle East, Libya and other issues, White House spokesman Judd Deere said on Monday.
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Germany plans to hold Libya summit on Jan. 19: participants

Germany plans to hold a summit on Libya on Jan. 19, two participants in the preparatory negotiations said on Monday.
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Siemens to stick with Adani project despite Greta Thunberg's climate plea

The decision comes after thousands of protesters gathered outside Siemens offices across Germany calling for them to abandon the Adani coal mine project.
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Siemens will remain involved in Adani project despite protests

The decision comes after thousands of protesters gathered outside Siemens offices across Germany calling for them to abandon the Adani coal mine project.
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UK and Germany condemn arrest of Britain's Tehran ambassador - UK PM's office

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the arrest of Britain's ambassador to Tehran, a spokesman from Johnson's office said in a statement issued after the..
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German Chancellor urges all parties to back Iran nuclear deal

German chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday repeated a call for all parties to respect the Iranian nuclear accord, despite Iran's decision to intensify its enrichment of uranium and moves by the United..
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German chancellor Merkel says Berlin will host Libya peace talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Libyan peace talks will be held in Berlin, as Turkey and Russia appealed to Libya's warring factions to enter a ceasefire.
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Russia's Putin: time to hold Libya peace talks in Berlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at a joint press-conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Moscow on Saturday, said it was time to hold Libya peace talks in Berlin, as it was..
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Don't hide truth behind airline crash, Germany tells Iran

Iran should not sweep the causes of a Ukrainian airline crash near Tehran under the carpet or it will risk worsening the climate of mistrust in the region and beyond, Germany's foreign minister said in..
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Germany's Maas says Iran nuclear deal still makes sense

Germany's foreign minister said he believed the Iran nuclear deal was still relevant and European ministers would reaffirm their commitment to the accord despite Tehran vowing to scrap uranium..
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Lufthansa cancels flights to and from Tehran due to uncertain security

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa said on Friday that its group airlines were cancelling flights to and from Tehran until Jan. 20 inclusive due to the uncertain security situation of the airspace..
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