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Facebook to clamp down on "fake news" in Germany

Facebook is to introduce measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, ahead of its national elections this year.

Facebook is to introduce measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, ahead of its national elections this year.

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Germany plans more transparency over gender pay

The German government has approved new legislation that will force companies to be more transparent about salaries paid to male and female employees.

The German government has approved new legislation that will force companies to be more transparent about salaries paid to male and female employees.

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Former German president Herzog dies

The 82-year-old will be remembered for encouraging Germany to embrace economic reform in the 1990s.

The 82-year-old will be remembered for encouraging Germany to embrace economic reform in the 1990s.

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German exports jump along with industrial production

German exports enjoyed their steepest monthly rise in four-and-half years in November and industrial production in Europe's biggest economy rose.

German exports enjoyed their steepest monthly rise in four-and-half years in November and industrial production in Europe's biggest economy rose.

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Germany gripped by severe storm

Germany has been hit by what’s thought to be its biggest storm in ten years.

Germany has been hit by what’s thought to be its biggest storm in ten years.

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German authorities detain Tunisian in connection with Berlin attack

The 26-year-old, believed to have been an associate of attacker Anis Amri, was taken into custody following an overnight raid on a refugee shelter in the Spandau district of Berlin.

The 26-year-old, believed to have been an associate of attacker Anis Amri, was taken into custody following an overnight raid on a refugee shelter in the Spandau district of Berlin.

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Rising Mein Kampf sales in Germany shock publisher

Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler's semi-autobiographical foundation of Nazi ideological thought, has experienced a surprising resurgence, says its publisher

Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler's semi-autobiographical foundation of Nazi ideological thought, has experienced a surprising resurgence, says its publisher

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German inflation rises sharply, unemployment falls

Inflation in Germany jumped in December - up 1.7% on the year - due to costlier energy and food while unemployment there fell more than expected.

Inflation in Germany jumped in December - up 1.7% on the year - due to costlier energy and food while unemployment there fell more than expected.

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Volkswagen chased for emissions scandal compensation in Germany

A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.

A German consumer rights group has filed a test case against Volkswagen over the emissions cheating scandal trying to get compensation for owners.

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Syrian held in Germany 'sought ISIL funds for terror attack'

German prosecutors say a Syrian man arrested at the weekend in the west of the country tried to get funds from ISIL to carry out a terrorist attack.

German prosecutors say a Syrian man arrested at the weekend in the west of the country tried to get funds from ISIL to carry out a terrorist attack.

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Cologne police: New Year arrests of North Africans 'not racial profiling'

The chief of police in the German city of Cologne has dismissed claims of racial profiling after hundreds of North African men were detained during New Year…

The chief of police in the German city of Cologne has dismissed claims of racial profiling after hundreds of North African men were detained during New Year…

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Merkel says Germany is 'stronger than terrorism'

With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…

With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…

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Man wrongly arrested for Berlin attack says he's fearful for his life

Naveed Baloch, the man initially suspected of perpetrating the Berlin terror attack has spoken out about his wrongful detention by German police, and

Naveed Baloch, the man initially suspected of perpetrating the Berlin terror attack has spoken out about his wrongful detention by German police, and

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Where did the Berlin truck attacker go?

Police across Europe are piecing together the movements of Anis Amri, the Tunisian man who killed 12 people in last week's Berlin truck attack.

Police across Europe are piecing together the movements of Anis Amri, the Tunisian man who killed 12 people in last week's Berlin truck attack.

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Berlin's Jewish community pays tribute to lorry attack victims

The son of an Israeli woman who was killed in last week’s deadly lorry attack in Berlin has lit a giant menorah at the city’s Brandenburg Gate during a ceremony to remember…

The son of an Israeli woman who was killed in last week’s deadly lorry attack in Berlin has lit a giant menorah at the city’s Brandenburg Gate during a ceremony to remember…

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Berlin truck attack: Suspect Amri passed through Lyon

More details are emerging about the journey taken by fugitive Tunisian Anis Amri, 24, the prime suspect in the Berlin truck attack which left 12 people dead.

More details are emerging about the journey taken by fugitive Tunisian Anis Amri, 24, the prime suspect in the Berlin truck attack which left 12 people dead.

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In the footsteps of refugees: Berlin-Aleppo peace march begins

Hundreds of activists set off from Berlin on Monday on a three and a half month march to Aleppo to raise awareness about the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

Hundreds of activists set off from Berlin on Monday on a three and a half month march to Aleppo to raise awareness about the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

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54,000 evacuated as WW2 bomb found in Germany

54,000 people were evacuated from the city of Augsburg, southern Germany, after construction workers discovered an unexploded World War Two bomb on Christmas…

54,000 people were evacuated from the city of Augsburg, southern Germany, after construction workers discovered an unexploded World War Two bomb on Christmas…

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Berlin attack: Merkel wants more failed asylum seekers expelled

Chancellor Angela Merkel says she has told Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi in a phone call that Germany wants to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers and increase the number of thos

Chancellor Angela Merkel says she has told Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi in a phone call that Germany wants to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers and increase the number of thos

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Suspected Berlin attacker Anis Amri shot dead in Milan

The journey of Europe’s most wanted man, Anis Amri finally came to an end after police in Milan shot him dead in the early hours of Friday morning.

The journey of Europe’s most wanted man, Anis Amri finally came to an end after police in Milan shot him dead in the early hours of Friday morning.