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Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

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Germany: Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe
Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps, Lake Constance and the High Rhine to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.

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Turkey says Germany, Netherlands agree to take back Islamic State detainees

Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Wednesday that Germany and the Netherlands had agreed to take back German and Dutch Islamic State detainees and their families from Turkey, after Ankara..
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Simone Biles wins 25th gold medal at Gymnastics World Championships

Simone Biles has flipped and twisted her way to two more gold medals at the Gymnastics World Championships in Germany. The victory makes her the most decorated gymnast in history.
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Videos for Germany


Tesla picks Germany for first European factory [Video]Tesla picks Germany for first European factory

Tesla has chosen Berlin as the site for its first European factory. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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German investors cheer up as trade hopes rise [Video]German investors cheer up as trade hopes rise

Germany's ZEW index rises more than expected as hopes of a trade deal rise, but warning signs still flicker in corporate earnings. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Surfer catches the rapid wave in Germany [Video]Surfer catches the rapid wave in Germany

Rapid surf league champion rides famous river waves

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Vodafone lifts outlook as it returns to growth [Video]Vodafone lifts outlook as it returns to growth

Vodafone has upped its earnings outlook after revenues returned to growth. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Pence lays a wreath, says every veteran a 'hero' [Video]Pence lays a wreath, says every veteran a 'hero'

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Virginia on Veterans Day Monday, and described every veteran as a "hero to the American people."

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Man Sue Madonna Over Change In Time For Concert [Video]Man Sue Madonna Over Change In Time For Concert

Madonna recently held a concert in Las Vegas and was a bit late to the show. At the show she said: “There’s something that you all need to understand. And that is, that a queen is never late.”..

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On Berlin Wall anniversary, Merkel urges Europe to defend freedom [Video]On Berlin Wall anniversary, Merkel urges Europe to defend freedom

German chancellor warns against divisions three decades after historic event that led to reunification.

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Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall [Video]Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Germany is marking 30 years since the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe. Leaders from Germany, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech..

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Merkel marks anniversary of Berlin Wall [Video]Merkel marks anniversary of Berlin Wall

Germany on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that separated East and West Germany. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Germany marks 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall [Video]Germany marks 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Germany on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.View on euronews

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Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, how unified is Germany? [Video]Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, how unified is Germany?

Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, how unified is Germany?

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Berlin Wall commemorations: "It's a day for imagining what kind of future Germans want" [Video]Berlin Wall commemorations: "It's a day for imagining what kind of future Germans want"

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Merkel: "The 9th of November is a key date for German history" [Video]Merkel: "The 9th of November is a key date for German history"

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Germany relishing a classic against old foes England [Video]Germany relishing a classic against old foes England

Germany women's team look forward to taking on arch rivals England in front of a sold out Wembley Stadium.

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German Finance Minister Olaf Sholz talks about Europe's economic future [Video]German Finance Minister Olaf Sholz talks about Europe's economic future

German Finance Minister Olaf Sholz talks about Europe's economic future

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England women's team focused on their performance in record breaking match against Germany [Video]England women's team focused on their performance in record breaking match against Germany

Neville says England women's team focussed on Germany not crowd

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Bayern interim coach Flick braces for stormy Bundesliga debut [Video]Bayern interim coach Flick braces for stormy Bundesliga debut

SHOWS: MUNICH, GERMANY (NOVEMBER 9, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. VARIOUS EXTERIORS OF FC BAYERN MUNICH HEADQUARTERS 2. BAYERN MUNICH INTERIM COACH, HANSI FLICK, ENTERING NEWS CONFERENCE 3. (

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Pompeo criticizes Russia and China but says NATO must change [Video]Pompeo criticizes Russia and China but says NATO must change

Russia slays political opponents and China's tactics would be "horrifyingly familiar" to former East Germans, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, describing free nations as being in a..

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Germany to mark 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall [Video]Germany to mark 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Its fall on November 9, 1989, reunited city's East and West, and helped bridge its ideological and political divides.

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Macron: NATO experiencing 'brain death' [Video]Macron: NATO experiencing 'brain death'

France's president warned fellow European countries on Thursday that NATO was dying, citing a lack of coordination and U.S. unpredictability under President Donald Trump. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Germany, U.S. defend NATO after Macron brands transatlantic alliance brain dead [Video]Germany, U.S. defend NATO after Macron brands transatlantic alliance brain dead

Germany, U.S. defend NATO after Macron brands transatlantic alliance brain dead

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Germany condemns Gaza rocket fire

Germany condemned the bombardment of cities in Israel by rockets launched from the Gaza strip on Tuesday, calling for de-escalation and saying there could be no justification for violence against..
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Germany detains three Islamic State suspects over attack plan

German police have detained three people in the western city of Offenbach on suspicion of planning an attack using explosives on behalf of the Islamic State militant group, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

EU urges Iran to comply with nuclear accord or face action

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, France, Germany and Britain on Monday urged Iran to stick to the 2015 nuclear agreement with major powers or face action which could include the reimposition..
Reuters - Published

France, Germany, Britain urge Iran to reverse nuclear deal breaches

France, Britain and Germany said on Monday they would consider a dispute resolution mechanism enshrined in the 2015 Iran nuclear accord that could lead to the reimposition of United Nations sanctions.
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Europe should consider renewed sanctions on Iran, Germany suggests

Germany, Britain and France should be ready to consider starting moves to reinstate international sanctions on Iran over breaches of its 2015 nuclear deal, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Germany does not yet know identity of people Turkey deporting: spokesman

Germany does not yet know the identity of seven people Turkey plans to deport on the grounds that they have fought for the Islamic State militant group, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

German pensions deal shows coalition is working: ruling parties

A deal on a higher basic pension for low-income workers that Germany's ruling parties clinched on Sunday shows their alliance can deliver results and should carry on governing, senior officials from..
Reuters - Published

Americans contemplate Berlin Wall's fall, U.S.-German ties at 'Wunderbar Together'

For Michael Mucchetti, the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago marked the start of a deeply personal relationship with Germany, and he is determined to ensure that broader U.S.-German ties survive..
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German coalition parties avert government crisis with pension deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their center-left coalition partners the Social Democrats (SPD) on Sunday broke their deadlock over a higher basic pension, averting the risk of a..
Reuters - Published

Germany warns France against undermining NATO security alliance

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Sunday warned against undermining the transatlantic NATO security alliance, in Berlin's strongest response to date to French President Emmanuel Macron's critical..
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AP Top Stories November 9 P

Here's the latest for Saturday, November 9th: Trump to release account of 2nd Ukraine phone call; Germany marks 30 years since Berlin Wall collapse;Former NSC Adviser John Bolton has a book deal;..
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Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Germany is marking 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. CBS News journalist Anna Noryskiewicz spoke with CBSN from Berlin about the Wall's lasting legacy.
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Merkel places a candle at Berlin Wall memorial

German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined people lighting candles at the Berlin Wall memorial on Saturday to honor the courage of the opposition in the GDR in the autumn of 1989. (Nov. 9)  
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Germany marks 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall's fall

Germany celebrated on Saturday the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that divided East and West Germany, with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier thanking Eastern European neighbors for..
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Berlin marks the 30th anniversary of the joyous collapse of the Berlin Wall

German chancellor Angela Merkel, who grew up in East Germany, says history proves that barriers to freedom cannot stand.
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Ukraine, Russian-backed rebels begin Donbass village withdrawal

Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed rebels began withdrawing from a village in the disputed Donbass region on Saturday, one of a series of measures that could pave the way for a summit..
Reuters - Published

The fall of the Berlin Wall

Looking back at the wall that once divided Germany during the Cold War, and its collapse in November 1989
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All people rescued after mine explosion in Germany: police

A rescue operation for dozens of miners after an explosion in eastern Germany was successful on Friday, police said on Twitter https://twitter.com/Polizei_HAL/status/1192752452401074176.
Reuters - Published

Around 35 trapped in east German potash mine: website

Around 35 mine staff were trapped about 700 meters below ground, two of them injured, after an unexplained blast in a potash mine in eastern Germany, the Mitteldeutsche Zeitung news website reported,..
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Rescue operation for trapped miners under way in eastern Germany: MDR

Firefighters in a town just outside the German city of Halle began rescuing miners after an explosion on Friday, public broadcaster MDR said on Twitter..
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Up to 30 people trapped in German mine: Mitteldeutsche Zeitung

Up to 30 people have been trapped after a mine explosion in a town in eastern Germany, regional newspaper Mitteldeutsche Zeitung reported on Friday.
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Today in History for November 8th

Adolf Hitler makes his first attempt to seize power in Germany; Democrat John F. Kennedy wins the presidency; Ronald Reagan is elected governor of California; Bonnie Raitt is born; Led Zeppelin..
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France's Macron to meet Germany's Merkel in Berlin on November 10

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Sunday, Macron's office said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

NATO is 'brain dead', France's Macron says

France's president warned fellow European countries on Thursday that NATO is dying because of American unpredictability under President Donald Trump, a view quickly rejected by Germany.
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Asked about NATO's 'brain death', Pompeo hails 'historic' partnership

The United States' and Germany's chief diplomats rejected French President Emmanuel Macron's view that NATO is in a state of "brain death", with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying the alliance..
Reuters - Published

Europe at risk if Germany turns its back on U.S., NATO chief says

Berlin must not forget Washington's crucial role in allowing Europe and Germany to reunify after the Cold War, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday, after Germany's foreign minister..
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Germany commits to NATO spending goal by 2031 for first time

Germany will reach a NATO defense spending target by 2031, its defense minister said, missing a 2024 deadline agreed by the allies who are under heavy U.S. pressure to beef up their military budgets.
Reuters - Published

'Death wish' or compromise? Pension row threatens German coalition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has a month to reach a deal with her coalition partners on pension reforms or face the risk of her government collapsing.
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After Brexit, let's formalize the 'E3' European security trio: German minister

The "E3" group of major West European countries that cooperated on Iran policy should be formalized after Britain's planned departure from the European Union, German Defense Minister Annegret..
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Germany's Kramp-Karrenbauer wants Merkel to stay until 2021

There is no reason for German Chancellor Angela Merkel to leave office before her planned departure in 2021, her protegee and would-be successor Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said as they both face..
Reuters - Published

Local German conservatives cause uproar with call for talks with far right

A group of eastern German conservatives have caused outrage within Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and among Jewish groups by demanding the party hold talks with the far right in the eastern..
Reuters - Published

German coalition parties vow to stay together but have 'a lot to do'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners said on Wednesday they would keep working together after welcoming a report which they said showed how much the government had achieved but..
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Second Dutch lawyer working on drug cases shot within months: ANP

A Dutch lawyer on Wednesday was shot and seriously injured by unknown assailants just across the border in Germany, the second time an attorney from the Netherlands was targeted in two months, news..
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Russia's foreign ministry opposes call to ban Deutsche Welle: Ifax

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday he did not support banning foreign media outlets including Germany's Deutsche Welle from working in Russia, something that had been proposed by..
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Germany bans American "soldiers" at historic Berlin Wall crossing

Actors who have long posed as GIs at Checkpoint Charlie will have to look for new jobs after tourists claimed they were harassed for refusing to pay for photos
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Germany's Schaeuble calls on Lagarde to respect ECB's 'limited mandate'

Former German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told Reuters in an interview he expects new European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde to implement a "very sensible" monetary policy that..
Reuters - Published

Germany decries Iran's move to speed up nuclear work, urges return to accord

Iran's announcement that it has developed advanced machines to speed up uranium enrichment jeopardizes a 2015 accord with world powers, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday, urging Tehran to..
Reuters - Published

German minister urges Iran to return to nuclear accord

Iran's announcement that it has developed advanced machines to speed up its uranium enrichment jeopardize an agreement with world powers, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday, urging Tehran to..
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German city declares "Nazi emergency"

Dresden is the capital of Saxony, which is considered a stronghold of the far-right movement
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Germany's Merkel renews push for FTA with India, pledges green funds

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday there was a need for a fresh attempt to restart talks on finalizing a free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the European Union.
Reuters - Published

Warren's big healthcare plan relies on big assumptions

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's plan for universal healthcare rests on an assumption she can radically change an industry the size of Germany's entire economy without new costs for..
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Ukraine foreign minister: four-way peace talks date depends on Russian side

Ukraine's Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Friday that the timing of a four-way summit on the conflict in the country's east with Russia, France and Germany depends on Russia.
Reuters - Published

Germany, India sign wide-ranging agreements to deepen bilateral ties

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed wide-ranging agreements in New Delhi on Friday to deepen strategic cooperation and exchanged notes on ways to boost..
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In the studio with artist Anselm Kiefer

In this web exclusive CBS News gets a glimpse at the labors of German artist Anselm Kiefer, considered one of the world's most important living painters. Kiefer, now 73, is seen working in his studio..
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Germany's Merkel likely to press for FTA in talks with Indian PM Modi

Germany is likely to urge India to restart talks on finalizing a free trade agreement with the European Union during Chancellor Angela Merkel's meetings with government leaders in New Delhi on Friday,..
Reuters - Published

How a hunch saved a hiker's life

Nancy Abell admits her maternal instinct may be a little overactive. But when a young woman she met from Germany, Katharina Groene, told her she was hiking alone along the Pacific Crest Trail in..
CBS News - Published

The Young American

Christian Pulisic, a 19-year-old from Pennsylvania, is already a millionaire pro-soccer player in Germany, but his U.S. coach says he could be the sport's "first American superstar." Sharyn Alfonsi..
CBS News - Published

German court rejects farmers' climate change challenge

A German court rejected on Thursday a lawsuit brought by a group of farmers trying to compel the government to take swifter action on climate change.
Reuters - Published

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