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May Day violence continues in Germany
Sun, 01 May 2011 17:39:46 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Germany for May Day demonstrations, which turned violent in some areas.
German May Day clashes injure 10
German May Day clashes injure 10
Sun, 01 May 2011 04:54:14 GMT
In Germany, clashes between 4,000 far-left demonstrators and the police have left 10 officers injured on the eve of May Day celebrations.
Renewed calls for nuclear transparency
Sun, 01 May 2011 03:35:48 GMT
Japan, Canada, Australia, Germany and six other nations have called for renewed efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear material.
Germany arrests 3 al-Qaeda suspects
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 04:15:46 GMT
German police have arrested three al-Qaeda suspects who will be put on trial on Saturday, when a news conference has been scheduled.
German consumer confidence to drop
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 03:37:35 GMT
A recent survey conducted by an economic research institute in Germany shows that consumer confidence in the country is expected to fall once again for the second consecutive month.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 15:53:14 GMT
Germans demand nuclear plant closures
Tens of thousands of protesters in Germany have gathered near twelve of the country's nuclear plants, demanding an end to the use of nuclear power.
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 02:03:11 GMT
No nukes, no war: Easter peace ralliers
Several thousand people have participated in the annual Easter peace rallies in Germany to protest against nuclear weapons and wars around the globe.
Sat, 16 Apr 2011 22:16:57 GMT
Spy scandal complicating German trial
The German government is facing its second major legal scandal in recent years, after the courtroom murder of a Muslim woman two years ago.
Sat, 16 Apr 2011 03:15:30 GMT
Germany to close all nuclear plants
Germany is speeding up plans to close all of its nuclear reactors as criticism over the government's nuclear plans has grown since the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in Japan.
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 12:28:48 GMT
Church child abuse scandal hits Germany
New revelations have exposed thousands of child abuse cases in church-run orphanages in Germany, facing the country's ecclesial society with a serious challenge.
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 05:55:30 GMT
Eight killed in rare German sandstorm
In the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, a rare sandstorm leading to a highway pile-up has claimed the lives of eight people, while injuring at least 41.
Wed, 06 Apr 2011 02:04:46 GMT
German teachers call for reforms
Thousands of teachers have taken to the streets of the German capital to air their grievances over discrepancies in working hours and tough working conditions.
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 08:18:00 GMT
German FM set to resign as party chief
The German foreign minister says he would quit as party chief of the Free Democrats (FDP) next month, a move that would sap his power in the coalition government.
Mon, 04 Apr 2011 15:39:25 GMT
Germany to end nuclear power by 2020
The German government plans to phase out all nuclear power plants in the country by 2020, a decision that could cost millions of euros in losses every year for the utility industries.
Sun, 03 Apr 2011 18:10:58 GMT
Germany mum on Mubarak fate
The German government has not confirmed reports that former Egyptian Dictator Hosni Mubarak has taken refuge in the European country.
Sat, 02 Apr 2011 19:43:55 GMT
German state sued over nuclear closure
Germany's second-largest utility RWE AG says it has filed a lawsuit against the state's decision for ordering closure of its nuclear reactors for three months.
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 12:39:15 GMT
Germany pushes Muslims to spy
The German government seeks to pressure Islamic groups in the country to spy on Muslims in a discriminatory attempt to undermine Islam in the country, a report says.
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 20:07:22 GMT
German train drivers strike again
Drivers for the privately-run train network in Germany have launched another warning strike, demanding that all rail workers be paid equally.
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 15:54:36 GMT
German minister urges N plants closure
German Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen says the country should shut its nuclear power plants sooner than planned, after the ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) suffered an election defeat.
Sun, 27 Mar 2011 21:38:44 GMT
Merkel CDU routed in German state poll
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have suffered an election defeat in southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg amid public outcry over her nuclear policy.
Sun, 27 Mar 2011 17:08:48 GMT
Germany: Sarkozy remarks dangerous
Germany has slammed French President Nicolas Sarkozy's comments about the possibility of Europe's military intervention in the Arab world.
Sun, 27 Mar 2011 05:09:08 GMT
Germans protest against nuclear energy
Tens of thousands of Germans have held anti-nuclear rallies, demanding the government disband atomic energy and increase safety standards.
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 02:10:03 GMT
More German troops to go to Afghan war
The German parliament has approved sending more troops to Afghanistan, paving the way for NATO forces to leave the country for the Libya's war.
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 21:55:59 GMT
German women protest pay inequality
Germany's women unions, political parties and organizations have protested against the 23 percent gender pay gap on the Equal Pay Day.
Wed, 16 Mar 2011 17:26:00 GMT
Germany asks citizens to leave Tokyo
Germany has called on its citizens to leave the greater region of Tokyo following the recent crisis in the quake-struck Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan.
Wed, 16 Mar 2011 04:19:51 GMT
Germany shuts down 7 nuclear plants
Germany has temporarily shut down seven of its nuclear power plants, becoming the first European country to close nuclear reactors in the wake of the crisis in quake-hit Japan.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 19:31:32 GMT
Germans favor attack on Gaddafi: Poll
The majority of people in Germany support a military intervention against Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, the results of an opinion poll show.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 09:47:03 GMT
New York art on display in Berlin
A collection of contemporary art from the US state of New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) with works ranging from 1935 to 2004 has been put on display in Germany.
Sun, 13 Mar 2011 00:26:18 GMT
Anti-nuclear demo held in Germany
Thousands of anti-nuclear activists have held a demonstration in southwest Germany to express opposition to the extension of the operations of some of the country's nuclear plants.
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:50:54 GMT
Germany's rail strike halts transport
German train operators have gone on a six-hour strike during the morning rush hour, causing a major disruption in freight and passenger services across the country.
Wed, 09 Mar 2011 07:54:25 GMT
German teachers protest over pay
Tens of thousands of teachers and civil servants have protested in a number of states in eastern Germany, calling for better working conditions and job contracts.
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 18:26:02 GMT
US military staff targeted in Germany
A shooting aboard a bus carrying US military personnel at Germany's Frankfurt Airport has killed at least two and seriously injured two others.
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 14:38:28 GMT
German min. quits over plagiarism row
German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has resigned after being unmasked as a plagiarist after weeks of front page stories about the authenticity of his PhD thesis.
Sun, 27 Feb 2011 15:22:08 GMT
German minister under fire for cheating
Hundreds have gathered outside Germany's Ministry of Defense to demand the resignation of its minister after revelations showed he had plagiarized his dissertation.
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 15:30:34 GMT
Rail strike causes chaos in Germany
A nationwide strike by German train drivers has caused chaos during the morning rush hour, triggering numerous cancelations and delays.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 01:30:22 GMT
Merkel's CDU thrashed in state election
Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) led by Chancellor Angela Merkel has suffered a huge political defeat in a state election in the northern city of Hamburg.
Sun, 20 Feb 2011 08:36:41 GMT
Dresden neo-Nazi rally turns violent
More than 10,000 German activists have gathered in the eastern city of Dresden to block neo-Nazis from holding a rally in commemoration of a 1945 allied bombing of the city.
Wed, 16 Feb 2011 23:11:45 GMT
Islamic education urged in Germany
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière has asked federal states to introduce a nationwide Islamic curriculum in schools across the country.
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 13:15:51 GMT
German schools ready for Islamic course
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has asked federal states to make every effort for the introduction of a nationwide Islamic curriculum in schools across the country.
Sun, 13 Feb 2011 14:41:52 GMT
Germans protest N-waste transport
Thousands of anti-nuclear activists protest along the route of a nuclear waste train in Germany, demanding an end to the transportation of radioactive waste.
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 12:37:17 GMT
Merkel blames Jung over Konduz strike
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared before a parliamentary committee, investigating the political handling of a deadly air strike near Konduz in northern Afghanistan in 2009.
Mon, 07 Feb 2011 07:21:46 GMT
Mubarak health stay in Germany in doubt
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has declined to comment on report that embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak could come to Germany for an extended health checkup.
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 09:28:52 GMT
Berlin squatters protest eviction order
The district of Friedrichshain in Berlin, Germany, has become a scene for clashes between youths and the police over the evacuation of a squatted building.
Sun, 30 Jan 2011 17:48:03 GMT
Germany bans anti-Israeli movie
Germany has banned the public screening of a movie, which depicts that atrocities Israel has committed against activists aboard an Ankara-backed Gaza-bound aid convoy.
Sun, 30 Jan 2011 04:31:31 GMT
German train collision kills 10
At least 10 people have been killed and 43 others wounded in a train collision near the city of Magdeburg in eastern Germany, authorities say.
Fri, 28 Jan 2011 14:20:32 GMT
Germany prolongs Afghanistan stay
Germany's lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, has extended the country's military presence in Afghanistan despite increasing public opposition.
Tue, 25 Jan 2011 11:12:18 GMT
German defense chief hit by scandals
Germany's Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is facing a political tirade over three scandals that have tarnished his reputation.
Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:35:45 GMT
Germans protest new Berlin airport
People in Berlin have held protests in front of Schonefeld airport against a government plan to build a new and bigger airport, dubbed the Berlin Brandenburg International.
Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:02:37 GMT
Serial mosque attacker arrested in Berlin
German police have arrested a man on suspicion of carrying out a series of arson attacks on mosques in Berlin over the past few months.
Sun, 23 Jan 2011 07:28:21 GMT
German farmers stage massive protest
German demonstrators gathered in Berlin to protest the genetic engineering, factory farming and export dumping calling for a sustainable type of farming.
Sun, 23 Jan 2011 00:59:19 GMT
Anti-war demos held in Germany
Anti-war protesters have poured into the streets of Berlin to call for an immediate end to Germany's military involvement in the war in Afghanistan.
Sun, 16 Jan 2011 07:13:41 GMT
Germany to re-arrest 'Mossad agent'
Germany has reportedly issued a new arrest warrant for an Israeli suspected of involvement in the assassination of a Hamas official in Dubai.
Thu, 13 Jan 2011 12:45:55 GMT
German dioxin firm involved in fraud
The German Harles and Jentzsch Company, recently accused of using dioxin in its animal feed, has been reportedly taking part in fraud activities.
Wed, 12 Jan 2011 14:31:56 GMT
German dioxin scare spreads to meat
Hanover city agriculture officials have announced that some of the pork contaminated with illegal levels of dioxin may have been sold and even eaten.
Wed, 12 Jan 2011 12:16:03 GMT
German 2010 deficit above EU ceiling
Provisional figures released by the German government show the country's public deficit has widened to 3.5 percent of output in 2010.
Sun, 09 Jan 2011 21:21:36 GMT
Melting snow swells rivers in Germany
Heavy rain and melting snow have caused swollen rivers in western Germany to burst their banks, wreaking havoc in some 30 towns and several villages along the rivers.
Sat, 08 Jan 2011 17:30:37 GMT
German food crisis likely 'criminal act'
German prosecutors say the country's food crisis is likely a premeditated criminal act, saying they consider bringing criminal charges against the company responsible for contaminating animal feed with toxic dioxin.
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 09:40:33 GMT
Egg scandal shuts 1,000 German farms
The safety of large numbers of eggs remains questionable as they may have been tainted with poisonous industrial residue, leading to the closure of more than 1,000 farms in Germany.
Tue, 04 Jan 2011 15:02:35 GMT
Unemployment rises to 7.2% in Germany
Germany's Labor Office has said that the country's unemployment rate hit records in seventeen months, reaching 7.2 percent in December 2010.
Sun, 26 Dec 2010 03:45:43 GMT
Germany to extradite Serb war criminal
Germany has detained a member of a Serbian paramilitary group who allegedly committed war crimes in Kosovo and wants to extradite him to Serbia.
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 13:58:06 GMT
'Intl. law slippery, manipulated'
International law is “manipulated” and cannot prevent Germany from participating in the US-led war in Afghanistan, a veteran historian says.
Sun, 19 Dec 2010 08:17:58 GMT
German visas sold to human traffickers
German embassy workers in Africa, South America and the former Soviet Union republics have reportedly been selling visas to human trafficking rings.
Sat, 18 Dec 2010 18:39:17 GMT
'Germany at war for first time since WWII'
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel says the war in Afghanistan is her country's first engagement in battle since the conclusion of World War II.
Thu, 16 Dec 2010 07:00:59 GMT
More heavy snowfall cripples Germany
Recent overnight snowfall in Germany has led to many transportation cancelations and inconveniences, leaving parts of the country covered in frost.
Sat, 11 Dec 2010 19:32:34 GMT
Massive protest held in Germany
Thousands have Germans have taken to the streets of Greifswald to protests a plan by the government to transfer nuclear waste from France to the country.
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