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
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.

Germans demand nuclear plant closures
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 15:53:14 GMT
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.

No nukes, no war: Easter peace ralliers
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 02:03:11 GMT
Several thousand people have participated in the annual Easter peace rallies in Germany to protest against nuclear weapons and wars around the globe.

Spy scandal complicating German trial
Sat, 16 Apr 2011 22:16:57 GMT
The German government is facing its second major legal scandal in recent years, after the courtroom murder of a Muslim woman two years ago.

Germany to close all nuclear plants
Sat, 16 Apr 2011 03:15:30 GMT
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.

Church child abuse scandal hits Germany
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 12:28:48 GMT
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.

Eight killed in rare German sandstorm
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 05:55:30 GMT
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.

German teachers call for reforms
Wed, 06 Apr 2011 02:04:46 GMT
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.

German FM set to resign as party chief
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 08:18:00 GMT
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.

Germany to end nuclear power by 2020
Mon, 04 Apr 2011 15:39:25 GMT
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.

Germany mum on Mubarak fate
Sun, 03 Apr 2011 18:10:58 GMT
The German government has not confirmed reports that former Egyptian Dictator Hosni Mubarak has taken refuge in the European country.

German state sued over nuclear closure
Sat, 02 Apr 2011 19:43:55 GMT
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.

Germany pushes Muslims to spy
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 12:39:15 GMT
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.

German train drivers strike again
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 20:07:22 GMT
Drivers for the privately-run train network in Germany have launched another warning strike, demanding that all rail workers be paid equally.

German minister urges N plants closure
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 15:54:36 GMT
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.

Merkel CDU routed in German state poll
Sun, 27 Mar 2011 21:38:44 GMT
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have suffered an election defeat in southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg amid public outcry over her nuclear policy.

Germany: Sarkozy remarks dangerous
Sun, 27 Mar 2011 17:08:48 GMT
Germany has slammed French President Nicolas Sarkozy's comments about the possibility of Europe's military intervention in the Arab world.

Germans protest against nuclear energy
Sun, 27 Mar 2011 05:09:08 GMT
Tens of thousands of Germans have held anti-nuclear rallies, demanding the government disband atomic energy and increase safety standards.

More German troops to go to Afghan war
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 02:10:03 GMT
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.

German women protest pay inequality
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 21:55:59 GMT
Germany's women unions, political parties and organizations have protested against the 23 percent gender pay gap on the Equal Pay Day.

Germany asks citizens to leave Tokyo
Wed, 16 Mar 2011 17:26:00 GMT
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.

Germany shuts down 7 nuclear plants
Wed, 16 Mar 2011 04:19:51 GMT
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.

Germans favor attack on Gaddafi: Poll
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 19:31:32 GMT
The majority of people in Germany support a military intervention against Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, the results of an opinion poll show.

New York art on display in Berlin
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 09:47:03 GMT
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.

Anti-nuclear demo held in Germany
Sun, 13 Mar 2011 00:26:18 GMT
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.

Germany's rail strike halts transport
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:50:54 GMT
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.

German teachers protest over pay
Wed, 09 Mar 2011 07:54:25 GMT
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.

US military staff targeted in Germany
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 18:26:02 GMT
A shooting aboard a bus carrying US military personnel at Germany's Frankfurt Airport has killed at least two and seriously injured two others.

German min. quits over plagiarism row
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 14:38:28 GMT
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.

German minister under fire for cheating
Sun, 27 Feb 2011 15:22:08 GMT
Hundreds have gathered outside Germany's Ministry of Defense to demand the resignation of its minister after revelations showed he had plagiarized his dissertation.

Rail strike causes chaos in Germany
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 15:30:34 GMT
A nationwide strike by German train drivers has caused chaos during the morning rush hour, triggering numerous cancelations and delays.

Merkel's CDU thrashed in state election
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 01:30:22 GMT
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.

Dresden neo-Nazi rally turns violent
Sun, 20 Feb 2011 08:36:41 GMT
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.

Islamic education urged in Germany
Wed, 16 Feb 2011 23:11:45 GMT
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière has asked federal states to introduce a nationwide Islamic curriculum in schools across the country.

German schools ready for Islamic course
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 13:15:51 GMT
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.

Germans protest N-waste transport
Sun, 13 Feb 2011 14:41:52 GMT
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.

Merkel blames Jung over Konduz strike
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 12:37:17 GMT
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.

Mubarak health stay in Germany in doubt
Mon, 07 Feb 2011 07:21:46 GMT
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.

Berlin squatters protest eviction order
Thu, 03 Feb 2011 09:28:52 GMT
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.

Germany bans anti-Israeli movie
Sun, 30 Jan 2011 17:48:03 GMT
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.

German train collision kills 10
Sun, 30 Jan 2011 04:31:31 GMT
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.

Germany prolongs Afghanistan stay
Fri, 28 Jan 2011 14:20:32 GMT
Germany's lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, has extended the country's military presence in Afghanistan despite increasing public opposition.

German defense chief hit by scandals
Tue, 25 Jan 2011 11:12:18 GMT
Germany's Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is facing a political tirade over three scandals that have tarnished his reputation.

Germans protest new Berlin airport
Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:35:45 GMT
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.

Serial mosque attacker arrested in Berlin
Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:02:37 GMT
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.

German farmers stage massive protest
Sun, 23 Jan 2011 07:28:21 GMT
German demonstrators gathered in Berlin to protest the genetic engineering, factory farming and export dumping calling for a sustainable type of farming.

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