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96-year-old ex-Nazi concentration camp secretary who fled trial to face court today
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96-year-old ex-Nazi concentration camp secretary who fled trial to face court today

Tue 9:16 AM 14,905 Views 0 Comments

She is charged with complicity in the murder of more than 10,000 people at Stutthof camp in occupied Poland.

Appeal for information on Irish man missing from Berlin since last week
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Appeal for information on Irish man missing from Berlin since last week

Oct 11th 2021, 5:00 PM 49,997 Views 4 Comments

The Department of Foreign affairs said it is providing consular assistance.

Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip
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Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip

Oct 10th 2021, 10:47 AM 12,669 Views 11 Comments

The outgoing Chancellor is making her eight and final visit to Israel before retiring from politics.

‘Long way to go’ in talks to form German government – Green leader
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‘Long way to go’ in talks to form German government – Green leader

Oct 9th 2021, 2:01 PM 6,664 Views 1 Comment

The centre-left Social Democrats, the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats have held talks following the election last month.

100-year-old former Nazi camp guard refuses to discuss atrocities at trial
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100-year-old former Nazi camp guard refuses to discuss atrocities at trial

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 5:33 PM 30,223 Views 0 Comments

The defendant is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder.

Germany puts 100-year-old man on trial for Nazi crimes
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Germany puts 100-year-old man on trial for Nazi crimes

Oct 7th 2021, 8:22 AM 28,436 Views 43 Comments

German prosecutors are racing to bring the last surviving Nazi perpetrators to justice.

Social Democrats likely contenders to lead German coalition government as exploratory talks begin
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Social Democrats likely contenders to lead German coalition government as exploratory talks begin

Oct 6th 2021, 4:55 PM 6,129 Views 4 Comments

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel will remain in office until a new government is in place.

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial
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Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 9:15 PM 80,522 Views 0 Comments

Irmgard Furchner is accused of typing up the deportation and execution orders of 10,000 people at the concentration camp.

Explainer: Berlin has voted to forcibly buy homes from property giants, what happens next?
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Explainer: Berlin has voted to forcibly buy homes from property giants, what happens next?

Sep 27th 2021, 1:40 PM 31,482 Views 24 Comments

The referendum supports the expropriation of homes from property companies to the city.

Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition
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Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 12:56 PM 25,092 Views 1 Comment
  • Preliminary official results showed that the centre-left Social Democrats narrowly won the vote.
  • Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democrat bloc had its worst result since 1949.
  • Would-be successor Armin Laschet claims right to try to build the next government .
Olaf Scholz: 'robotic' Social Democrat within grasp of Merkel's job
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Olaf Scholz: 'robotic' Social Democrat within grasp of Merkel's job

Sep 27th 2021, 11:13 AM 10,107 Views 5 Comments

Nicknamed “Scholzomat” for his robotic speeches, Scholz has a reputation for being meticulous, confident and fiercely ambitious.

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works
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As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works

Sep 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,633 Views 4 Comments

60.4 million people are set to vote today.

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls
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Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls

Sep 25th 2021, 1:59 PM 17,098 Views 7 Comments

Merkel had planned to keep a low profile but has been dragged into the frantic campaign.

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power
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The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power

Sep 25th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,751 Views 14 Comments

Merkel has been at the helm of Germany since 2005.

10-man Bayern win at Fuerth to open three-point Bundesliga lead
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10-man Bayern win at Fuerth to open three-point Bundesliga lead

Sep 24th 2021, 11:30 PM 2,361 Views 1 Comment

Benjamin Pavard was sent off, with Thomas Mueller and Joshua Kimmich among the goalscorers.

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls
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Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls

Sep 23rd 2021, 9:24 AM 11,083 Views 16 Comments

Climate change has emerged as a top voter concern among the 60.4 million people eligible to vote.

Petrol station worker in Germany killed after asking customer to wear mask
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Petrol station worker in Germany killed after asking customer to wear mask

Sep 21st 2021, 2:55 PM 60,319 Views 40 Comments

The man told officers he acted ‘out of anger’ after being refused service for not wearing a mask while trying to buy beer.

German football team stranded in Scotland for hours after plane makes unexpected landing
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German football team stranded in Scotland for hours after plane makes unexpected landing

Sep 9th 2021, 1:51 PM 5,523 Views 1 Comment

The team was returning from their World Cup qualifier in Iceland.

Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win
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Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win

Sep 5th 2021, 10:46 PM 9,531 Views 1 Comment

Italy played out a goalless draw with Switzerland while Germany beat Armenia 6-0.

Talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people, Merkel says
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Talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people, Merkel says

Sep 5th 2021, 7:26 PM 7,682 Views 8 Comments

The Taliban’s chief spokesman said the group wanted “strong and official diplomatic relations with Germany”.

Germany struggle to 2-0 win over Liechtenstein as life under Flick begins
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Germany struggle to 2-0 win over Liechtenstein as life under Flick begins

Sep 2nd 2021, 11:03 PM 2,412 Views 2 Comments

Timo Werner and Leroy Sane grabbed the winning goals in this World Cup qualifier.

Germany launches 'attempted murder' probe over university poisoning
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Germany launches 'attempted murder' probe over university poisoning

Aug 24th 2021, 12:15 PM 14,788 Views 0 Comments

Police say packets of milk and water containers were among the items spiked over the weekend.

Climate change made deadly Europe floods up to nine times more likely - study
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Climate change made deadly Europe floods up to nine times more likely - study

Aug 24th 2021, 9:51 AM 6,789 Views 37 Comments

Downpours over Germany and the Benelux region are now between 3-19% heavier because of human-induced warming, according to the study.

Merkel 'demands' Putin free Kremlin critic Navalny as pair meet in Moscow
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Merkel 'demands' Putin free Kremlin critic Navalny as pair meet in Moscow

Aug 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,750 Views 11 Comments

She made the comments at a Kremlin press conference.

British embassy worker in Berlin arrested on suspicion of spying
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British embassy worker in Berlin arrested on suspicion of spying

Aug 11th 2021, 1:16 PM 16,357 Views 11 Comments

German prosecutors said the 57-year-old man is suspected of selling documents to Russian intelligence.

Germany to end free Covid-19 tests in bid to incentivise more people to get vaccinated
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Germany to end free Covid-19 tests in bid to incentivise more people to get vaccinated

Aug 10th 2021, 10:01 PM 25,437 Views 34 Comments

Covid-19 tests or proof of vaccination or recovery will be required to access a range of facilities.

Teacher goes on trial in Germany in alleged cannibalism case
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Teacher goes on trial in Germany in alleged cannibalism case

Aug 10th 2021, 2:20 PM 31,254 Views 0 Comments

The 41-year-old is accused of meeting a 43-year-old mechanic on an online dating site a few hours before the killing in Berlin.

Man dies after being detained by Berlin police during anti-restrictions clashes
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Man dies after being detained by Berlin police during anti-restrictions clashes

Aug 2nd 2021, 1:03 PM 19,835 Views 11 Comments

Thousands of people had rallied in the German capital’s Mitte district.

Richarlison fires Brazil into Olympics quarter-finals and Germany exit tournament
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Richarlison fires Brazil into Olympics quarter-finals and Germany exit tournament

Jul 28th 2021, 4:09 PM 5,028 Views 1 Comment

Hosts Japan progressed with a thrashing of France.

At least two killed as blast rocks German chemical facility
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At least two killed as blast rocks German chemical facility

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 8:09 PM 31,351 Views 1 Comment

At least 16 people were injured and five remain missing.

Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed
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Half of Europeans now fully vaccinated as Merkel urges more Germans to get jabbed

Jul 22nd 2021, 10:53 PM 14,709 Views 16 Comments

“The more people are vaccinated, the freer we will be,” Angela Merkel said.

Irish man arrested in Germany with cache of guns and samurai swords seized before 'possible attack'
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Irish man arrested in Germany with cache of guns and samurai swords seized before 'possible attack'

Jul 20th 2021, 3:53 PM 47,190 Views 36 Comments

He was arrested on 15 July.

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany
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Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany

Jul 20th 2021, 1:44 PM 6,041 Views 1 Comment

At least 200 people have died in western Europe, with rescuers still searching for victims.

Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation
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Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation

Jul 19th 2021, 12:53 PM 9,734 Views 2 Comments

The death toll rose as emergency services continued to comb through decimated towns in search of dozens of people still missing.

Germany’s Olympic team walk off in Honduras friendly after alleged racist abuse
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Germany’s Olympic team walk off in Honduras friendly after alleged racist abuse

Jul 17th 2021, 2:00 PM 7,055 Views 0 Comments

The German Football Association said defender Jordan Torunarigha was racially abused.

Flood warnings 'were not taken seriously' by German local authorities
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Flood warnings 'were not taken seriously' by German local authorities

Updated Jul 17th 2021, 12:43 PM 96,075 Views 68 Comments
  • At least 128 are dead with hundreds missing.
  • Most of the deaths have occurred in northwest Germany.
  • Streets and houses are completely submerged in some places.
Germany's 'flood of death' becomes political as climate change takes centre stage
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Germany's 'flood of death' becomes political as climate change takes centre stage

Jul 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,963 Views 6 Comments

Politicians have so far broadly refrained from politicising the issue.

In photos: Lives lost and homes destroyed as devastating floods sweep Europe
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In photos: Lives lost and homes destroyed as devastating floods sweep Europe

Jul 16th 2021, 12:31 PM 23,567 Views 5 Comments

Thousands are homeless after days of heavy storms that caused flash floods in Germany and Belgium.

At least 67 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe
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At least 67 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe

Updated Jul 15th 2021, 10:30 PM 45,452 Views 16 Comments

The floods have also affected Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Belgium, where four have died.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 15th 2021, 9:04 PM 8,235 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

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