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Germany's Von der Leyen voted new European Commission president

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had faced an uphill battle as a compromise candidate. She won by a slim majority, with 383 out of 747 votes.

Retracing Germany's tragic Kindertransport, 80 years later

Ralph was one of 10,000 mostly Jewish children transported from Nazi Germany to England between December 1938 and September 1939, a rescue effort is known as the Kindertransport, or "children's transport."

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Europe should brace for US tariffs on several fronts, says German official

US President Donald Trump in May said some imported vehicles and parts posed a national security threat but postponed a decision on imposing tariffs on European and Japanese auto imports for as long as six months to allow time for trade talks with both partners.

A political murder and far-right terrorism: Germany’s new hateful reality

Far-right militancy is resurgent in Germany, in ways that are new and very old, horrifying a country that prides itself on dealing honestly with its murderous past.

Explained: Treaty of Versailles 100 years on — A fragile peace and a fraught legacy

The victorious powers — led by the United States, Britain, France and Italy — declared Germany and its allies to be solely responsible for the outbreak of World War I.

Two Eurofighters crash over eastern Germany, pilots eject

"Together with a third Eurofighter they were flying an Air Combat Mission," the German Air force tweeted. "The pilot of the third Eurofighter observed the collision and reported that two parachutes descended to the ground."

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Climate protesters storm open-pit mine in western Germany

The mine has been a focus of environmental protests in recent years because the operator, German utility company RWE, planned to cut down a forest to enlarge it.

World War II bomb defused in Berlin, over 3,000 people evacuated

The bomb, which was found at a depth of about 10 feet, had an intact detonator, police added. The Berlin Police had put up a map of the area on Twitter, indicating the places where the evacuation will happen.

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients; gets life

Niels Hoegel said he intentionally brought about cardiac crises in some 90 patients in Delmenhorst because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.

Merkel gets a break as her partner stays in coalition, for now

The departure of Andrea Nahles as the head of the Social Democrats on Sunday followed the party’s poor results in European elections and shook Germany’s political class.

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End of an era: Germany closes its last coal mine

The Prosper-Haniel mine in the western city of Bottrop and another colliery in Ibbenbueren, 100 kilometers (62 miles) to the north, were the last remnants of an industry that once dominated the region, employing half a million people at its peak in the 1950s

From first shot to silence of peace: Here are some iconic images from World War I

As the world marks 100 years since the fighting stopped, here is a look at some key moments in World War I

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'I have huge respect for India'; German President gets ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, accompanied by his wife Elke Budenbender, arrived Thursday on his first visit to India as German president. On Friday, he was accorded a ceremonial reception by his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind as well as PM Modi.

'Make in India' not a slogan, it is a movement: PM Narendra Modi in Germany

PM Narendra Modi said that global collaboration & support were crucial to meet the objectives of development.

Hallo Germany! Modi lands in Hannover

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in Germany, the second leg of his three-nation tour.

A glimpse of the supermoon worldwide

The phenomenon, which scientists call a 'perigee moon', occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

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Football fever grips Bollywood: Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor watch Germany in action

Bollywood celebs were also spotted in different parts of the world enjoying the final World Cup match between Germany and Argentina.

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Germany Train Station Shooting: Several Injured In Munich Attack, One Person Arrested

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Aleppo: Germany and Turkey call on NATO for help with refugees

Turkey and Germany plan to seek help from NATO allies in monitoring the flow of migrants trying to get to Europe from Syria via Turkey and the Aegean Sea. Angela Merkel and Ahmet Davotoglu said the matter would be officially and jointly raised at a meeting of NATO defence ministers on Thursday. “Turkey and Germany […]

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Pathankot attack a heinous act of terrorism, deserves wider condemnation: Dipankar Banerjee

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Security expert Dipankar Banerjee on Friday said the Pathankot attack was a heinous act of terrorism, which any civilised nation that follows human rights will condemn it. The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on the Pathankot Air Force base, in which seven security personnel were killed and 20 others injured.

UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.

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