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Berlin calls for release of German reporter arrested in Turkey

Turkish authorities have formally arrested a reporter for a prominent German newspaper (Die Welt) who has been critical of the ruling AK party.

Turkish authorities have formally arrested a reporter for a prominent German newspaper (Die Welt) who has been critical of the ruling AK party.

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Wings of change favour Germany's Social Democrats

Martin Schulz, the party's candidate to be chancellor, is riding high in the polls, giving the SPD its best showing in a decade.

Martin Schulz, the party's candidate to be chancellor, is riding high in the polls, giving the SPD its best showing in a decade.

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Germany unveils new passport design

The new identity document, which features a security mark in the shape of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, was shown for the first time on Thursday.

The new identity document, which features a security mark in the shape of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, was shown for the first time on Thursday.

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German Chancellor Merkel testifies on NSA spy scandal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has admitted to technical and organisational errors pertaining to the 2013 NSA spying scandal, but denies knowing the extent of US-German cooperation in the affair unti

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has admitted to technical and organisational errors pertaining to the 2013 NSA spying scandal, but denies knowing the extent of US-German cooperation in the affair unti

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Which country is leading the EU on wind power?

Germany is charging ahead with investments in wind energy as momentum stalls in large parts of the EU, a new report has revealed.

Germany is charging ahead with investments in wind energy as momentum stalls in large parts of the EU, a new report has revealed.

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The Other Side of Hope - screens in Berlin

Using humour to depict the hardship faced by Syrian refugees might not seem the most obvious approach to take, but that’s exactly what Finnish director Aki Kaurishmaki has done with his latest work “T

Using humour to depict the hardship faced by Syrian refugees might not seem the most obvious approach to take, but that’s exactly what Finnish director Aki Kaurishmaki has done with his latest work “T

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Trump critic Steinmeier elected as new German president

Germany's former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a strong critic of Trump, will take over the largely ceremonial position of president.

Germany's former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a strong critic of Trump, will take over the largely ceremonial position of president.

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Germany goes for gold

Germany's central bank is moving faster than planned to bring much of its gold reserves to Frankfurt from storage in places like New York and Paris.

Germany's central bank is moving faster than planned to bring much of its gold reserves to Frankfurt from storage in places like New York and Paris.

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Merkel gets party backing to fight Germany's election

Germany's centre-right political parties have agreed to nominate Angela Merkel as their candidate to run for chancellor in the country's election in September.

Germany's centre-right political parties have agreed to nominate Angela Merkel as their candidate to run for chancellor in the country's election in September.