Germany

Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

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Germany, officially 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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The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German..
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BBC Sport goes back to 2003 when Germany made history by becoming the only team to win a World Cup via a golden goal, after their 1-1 draw with Sweden went to..
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For historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany. For men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted the history’s largest..
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The British government has negotiated a loophole in a German arms export ban to Saudi Arabia that will ensure UK-supplied planes will continue to be used in the..
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Saudi Arabia is once again planning to execute religious activists, according to the "Middle East Eye" website, Germany’s DW news service reports. Madawi..
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Hungary's foreign minister has said migration policy would determine whether the ruling Fidesz Party remains in the center-right European People's Party (EPP)..
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BERLIN, May 23 (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have been thrown off balance days before Germans vote in European Parliament elections by a..
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More By Tom Sims, Hans Seidenstuecker and Andreas Framke FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank's chief executive promised shareholders "tough cutbacks" at its..
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BERLIN — German prosecutors have fined auto parts and technology company Bosch 90 million euros ($100 million) over its role in the diesel emissions scandal..
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BERLIN (AP) — A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the..
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Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has..
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75 years have passed since Dennis Trudeau was taken prisoner by German soldiers after parachuting into France, but the memories are as clear as ever. (May..
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United Nations diplomat and arms expert Moncef Kartas, a German-Tunisian who was jailed nearly two months ago in Tunisia on suspicion of espionage, has returned..
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Leonid Volkov, a senior aide to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has been sentenced to 20 days in jail over a rally organized last year, Germany's DW..
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Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has..
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Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in..
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Top-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan beat Germany's Mona Barthel 7-6 (8), 6-1 to book her place in the Nuremberg Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday
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DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund has strengthened its squad by signing Belgium midfielder Thorgan Hazard from Bundesliga rival Borussia..
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Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first time Germany..
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The German government on Wednesday said Turkey's decision to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems raised difficult questions for NATO and..
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Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for its upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia
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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche is handing off to his successor after 13 years at the helm as the company faces challenges from the..
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India has been calling for the reform of the UN Security Council (UNSC) along with Brazil, Germany and Japan for long, emphasising that it rightly deserves a..
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The leaders of Russia, France and Germany have underscored the need to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, stressing their commitment to boosting trade..
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Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security..
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President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday,..
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Bayer, German group that acquired U.S. agro-business giant last year, confirms dubious practice as it also grapples with health-related lawsuits
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The area of land lost to the ocean could be equivalent to that of France, Germany, Spain and Britain combined and would displace more than 180 million people.
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Borussia Dortmund has signed Germany defender Nico Schulz from Bundesliga rival Hoffenheim
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BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards..
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Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War Two, when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland.
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Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Bodo Ramelow, premier of the eastern state of Thuringia, thinks it might be time for a new national anthem for a..
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Germany spent a record 23 billion euros ($25.65 billion) last year on helping to integrate more than one million refugees and fighting the root causes of..
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The Queen expressed support for EU integration at a historic meeting with German diplomats, a declassified account of a meeting shows. A diplomatic cable written..
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Berlin: They deny global warming, oppose wind farms, defend diesel engines and coal mines, and mock teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg as a green “cult”..
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Germany spent a record 23 billion euros ($25.65 billion) last year on helping to integrate more than one million refugees and fighting the root causes of..
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Germany spent a record 23 billion euros ($25.65 billion) last year to facilitate the integration of more than one million refugees at home and fight the root..
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The Queen met with the outgoing German ambassador in London
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Kroos has scored 13 goals in 233 appearances for Real since arriving from Bayern Munich in 2014 after helping Germany win the World Cup in Brazil. football..
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The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday.
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BBC Sport remembers Norway's 2-0 win over Germany in the 1995 final, a game reportedly watched on television by one in four Norwegians.
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A senior adviser to the German government fears another European financial crisis could be brewing.
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Paderborn is back in the Bundesliga despite a 3-1 defeat at Dynamo Dresden as Union Berlin failed to take advantage in Germany's second division on Sunday
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GENEVA — Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation's gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners..
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German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday Croatia was well on track to join the European common currency by 2024, citing the youngest EU member's economic..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to push back against far-right parties, saying populist movements wanted to destroy core European..
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(CNN)Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery got their fairytale farewell in Germany, both scoring as Bayern Munich beat Frankfurt to retain a seventh consecutive..
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Austria's coalition government teetered on the brink of collapse on Saturday after video footage published by German newspapers apparently showed Vice Chancellor..
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Victims of an abusive sect founded by a former Nazi soldier in southern Chile will be compensated.
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Germany said Friday it would pay compensation of up to 10,000 euros ($11,000) each to victims of the former Nazi pedophile sect "Colonia Dignidad" in Chile, the..
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The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for..
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MPs in German parliament say the BDS movement uses methods reminiscent to those used by the Nazis.
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Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after..
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The German Bundestag passed a non-binding motion Friday afternoon declaring the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as anti-Semitic,..
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The German parliament voted on Friday to condemn as anti-Semitic a movement that calls for economic pressure on Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian land,..
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With the European parliamentary elections swiftly approaching on May 23-26, Green candidates have surged in the polls in countries like Belgium and Germany while..
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U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to delay tariffs on imported cars offers hope that a renewed escalation of the trade conflict with the European Union..
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Students and academics at a London university are set to protest against a law lecturer who will stand for Germany’s far-right party Alternative für..
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Two-time Olympic champion Laura Dahlmeier has announced her retirement at the age of 25. The German biathlon professional said she no longer had the motivation..
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The German Historical Museum agrees to return the 500-year-old monument to the former German colony.
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BERLIN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel emphasized that she felt an increased sense of responsibility for Europe during an interview with the..
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