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 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 Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Monday welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron's efforts to stimulate debate about the future of the European project..
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Frank Bsirske, chief of the Verdi labor union and a supervisory board member at Deutsche Bank, is "more than skeptical" about the prospect of a merger of that..
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Merger talks between Deutsche Bank and its smaller rival Commerzbank are a private commercial decision, the leader of the German center-right SPD party, Andrea..
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After months of informal talks and weeks of increasingly fevered speculation, DeutscheBank chief executive Christian Sewing finally got the green light he needed..
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The German government will closely observe talks between Deutsche Bank and its rival Commerzbank on a possible merger but it is up to them to take any commercial..
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German foreign minister Heiko Maas said on Monday it was worthwhile giving more time to reach an agreement with Britain over its exit from the European Union,..
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Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank confirmed on Sunday they were in talks about a merger, prompting labor union concerns about possible job losses and questions from..
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The senior management of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank have begun exploratory merger talks on Sunday after the executive boards of Germany’s two largest listed..
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Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank on Sunday confirmed they were in talks to possibly merge, an indication that efforts to combine Germany's two largest lenders are..
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Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are in discussions about a possible merger, the two German banks confirmed on Sunday.
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Deutsche Bank was set on Sunday to confirm merger talks with Commerzbank, according to a person with knowledge of the matter, an indication that efforts to..
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Hiltrud Werner is the only woman on the board of the troubled German car giant.
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A German man tried smuggling three Moroccan tortoises through Schnefeld Airport in Berlin by telling custom officers they were "chocolates."
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Second-division German club Ingolstadt will wear jerseys with an anti-fascist message in response to anti-Semitic abuse targeting its Israeli captain, Almog..
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A German freelance journalist jailed in Venezuela since November on espionage charges was released Friday within weeks of two other reporters being expelled from..
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Hundreds of thousands of students in more than 2000 cities from Australia to Uganda and Germany left the classroom on Friday to protest government inaction on..
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By Paul Carrel BERLIN (Reuters) - Delaying Britain's exit from the European Union could present an opportunity to rework the bloc's approach to negotiating with..
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister on Friday called for urgent efforts to ensure that humans remained in control of lethal weapons, as a step towards..
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Ford Motor Co. is reducing its German staff by more than 5,000, while cutting an unspecified number of jobs in the U.K. as part of a large-scale European revamp..
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BERLIN, March 15 (Reuters) - U.S. automaker Ford plans to cut more than 5,000 jobs in Germany and will reduce its workforce in Britain as well as it seeks to..
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The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) said on Friday that the European Union should agree to a delay of Britain's departure..
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Germany's engineering companies have examined their ties with Britain in recent months and prepared as well as possible for a disorderly British exit from the..
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Volkswagen (VW) and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker's diesel..
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The US Securities and Exchange Commission sued Volkswagen and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German carmaker’s diesel emissions scandal,..
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Only delaying Britain's departure from the European Union does not bring a solution, Germany's Justice Minister Katarina Barley on Friday said.
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Original members of the EU, France, Germany and Italy are engaged in diplomatic sniping that will worsen ahead of the European Parliament elections
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Volkswagen AG and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker's diesel emissions..
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Volkswagen AG and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker's diesel emissions..
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A vote by Britain's parliament to seek to delay when it leaves the European Union only adds uncertainty about timing to an already difficult situation, Germany's..
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Daniel Ek spoke in Berlin, Germany a day after the music streaming giant had filed an anti-competition complaint against Apple with the European Commission, the..
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More European allies in NATO increased defense spending in 2018, with sharp rises in the Baltics, Poland and the Netherlands, but only six governments met a..
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More than 100 threats of violence were sent to German officials, law courts and even a pop singer.
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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday that it would be better to delay Britain's departure from the European Union than to have a disorderly..
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Germany's Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said the European Union should "constructively" discuss the question of a potential delay of Britain's..
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Two goals from Sadio Mane and another from Virgil van Dijk see off Bayern Munich as Liverpool secure passage into the Champions League quarter-finals.
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is to merge the 111 kilometres (69 miles) of files meticulously collected by the loathed Communist East German secret police with its..
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Germany's federal agency responsible for investigating air accidents will not analyze the black box from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday,..
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Germany's Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU) will not analyse the black box from an Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet that crashed soon after..
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Hungary's Central European University could receive a helping hand from one of Europe's top technical colleges to continue its international degree programs,..
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The black boxes from a Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane that crashed in Ethiopia on Sunday, killing 157 people, will be sent to Germany for analysis, an Ethiopian Airlines..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the options for Brexit had become more limited after British lawmakers rejected a divorce deal agreed between..
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The FAA and Boeing dug their heels in to defend the 737 MAX 8 plane, while Britain, France, Germany and others grounded jets.
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BERLIN, March 13 (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has faced calls from a conservative ally to clarify his role in talks about a possible merger..
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ReutersWOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) — Volkswagen will cut jobs as it speeds up the rollout of less labor-intensive electric cars and will review its sprawling..
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German companies are interested in hiring skilled workers from Britain due to Brexit, the DIHK Chambers of Commerce said on Wednesday, adding that Europe's..
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HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, March 13 (Reuters) - Adidas expects supply chain issues to dent sales growth in the first half of the year, particularly in North..
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Germany's Economy Minister Peter Altmaier expressed the hope that British legislators would vote decisively against a no-deal Brexit in a session of the London..
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Britain must tell the European Union what it wants from an agreement on its exit from the bloc, Germany's Europe minister said on Wednesday after London's..
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HAMILTON (Reuters) - Bermuda has prohibited Boeing's 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9 aircraft from its airspace until further notice following Sunday's deadly plane..
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Britain is moving closer to crashing out of the European Union without a deal, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Tuesday, adding that both sides should..
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Germany's air safety authority DFS said on Tuesday that both Boeing 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 models will be barred from the country's air space until June 12.
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Major European nations Britain, Germany and France joined a wave of suspensions of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Tuesday following a crash in Ethiopia that killed..
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France closed its airspace to all Boeing 737 MAX planes on Tuesday, joining a list of countries -- including Germany, Britain and Ireland – to ban the aircraft..
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Major European nations Britain, Germany and France joined a wave of suspensions of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump fretted over..
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Germany shares U.S. concerns about giving China's Huawei a role in a next-generation mobile network, but will make an independent decision on how to safeguard..
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Germany will define its own security standards for a new 5G mobile network, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, after Washington said it would scale back..
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German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer told German broadcaster n-tv on Tuesday that German airspace was closed for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
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The failed asylum seeker, arrested by German police in Iraq, goes on trial for rape and murder.
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