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Germans: Citizens or (under certain circumstances) people of German descent
Germans are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture, and history. German is the shared mother tongue of a substantial majority of ethnic Germans.

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Keep-your-distance robot puts smiles on faces of stressed German shoppers [Video]

Keep-your-distance robot puts smiles on faces of stressed German shoppers

Ten days after Germans had to learn how to live with a "contact ban" which prohibits people from forming groups of three or more in public due to the coronavirus outbreak, a little robot in a..

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Coronavirus turns Germans more critical of U.S.: survey

Germans view the United States less positively since the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis while their attitudes towards China have improved, a survey showed on Monday.
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Germans stage protests against lockdown measures, social distancing rules

Thousands of Germans across the country took to the streets on Saturday to protest against restrictions imposed by the government to contain the coronavirus pandemic, police and organisers said.
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Merkel urges Germans not to jeopardize coronavirus achievements

Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans on Wednesday not to endanger what they have achieved so far in slowing the spread of the coronavirus by rushing back to normality too fast.
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Merkel: Let's not jeopardize what we've achieved on coronavirus

Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans on Wednesday not to endanger what the country has achieved in slowing the spread of the coronavirus, adding the pandemic will be with us for some time.
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Merkel urges prudence as Germany's infection rate remains critical

Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to Germans on Monday to stick to social-distancing rules to slow down the coronavirus pandemic after data suggested the disease was spreading faster again.
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Don't forget past, Jewish leader warns Germans on eve of WW2 anniversary

Many young Germans have failed to learn the lessons of history, and anti-Semitism is becoming entrenched in the land responsible for the Holocaust, a Jewish leader warned, a day before the 75th..
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Scientists urge Germans to keep social distancing discipline

Germans must persevere with social distancing or risk exponential growth in the number of coronavirus cases, four leading science institutes said on Wednesday.
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'I want my life back': Germans protest against lockdown

German police wearing riot gear and face masks tussled on Saturday with dozens of protesters demonstrating in central Berlin against the coronavirus lockdown on public life.
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Germans told not to lower guard as lockdown is eased

Germany's coronavirus infection rate needs to fall further - to a few hundred cases a day - before lockdown measures can be eased further, its main public health institution said on Friday.
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Merkel urges Germans to show resilience for long-haul coronavirus battle

Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans on Thursday to show endurance and discipline to get through the coronavirus pandemic that is "still at the beginning", and called for a bigger European Union..
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'We need life again'; Germans rush to reopened shops but Merkel worries

Germans returned to the shops on Monday, craving retail therapy after a month of lockdown, but Chancellor Angela Merkel urged them to remain disciplined to avoid a relapse in the fight against the..
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Germans snitch on neighbours flouting virus rules, in echo of the Stasi past

Law-abiding Germans are zealously helping police crack down on people flouting new social distancing rules aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus by reporting on strangers, neighbours and..
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Merkel tells Germans to stay home until after Easter to beat virus

Germany will extend social distancing measures introduced last month to slow the spread of the coronavirus to April 19 and the government will re-evaluate the situation after the Easter holiday,..
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Merkel thanks compliant Germans, shutdown to continue until at least April 20

Germans have been largely compliant with rules to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, as confirmed cases in the country continued to rise and her chief of..
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German minister: Harder to repatriate Germans as airports close

The German government has repatriated some 120,000 of an estimated 200,000 tourists stranded overseas by the coronavirus in recent days, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday.
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Germans warned: Keep your distance or face a curfew

Germany may enforce a nationwide curfew if the country's 83 million people fail to keep their distance from each other this weekend to curb the spread of coronavirus, government and health leaders said..
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Merkel tells Germans: Fighting virus demands war-time solidarity

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday urged all German citizens to help fight the spread of the coronavirus by sticking to rules aimed at reducing direct social contact and avoiding as many new..
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Merkel tells Germans: let's get through coronavirus quickly

Germany announced unprecedented plans on Monday to close most shops, limit restaurants' opening hours and ban religious services to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Two-thirds of Germans may get coronavirus, Merkel says

Germany will spend what it takes to tackle the coronavirus which is likely to infect up to 70% of the population in Europe's largest economy, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday.
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Avalanche on Svalbard Arctic archipelago kills two Germans

Two Germans were killed on Thursday when an avalanche hit a glacier in the western part of the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, Norwegian news agency NTB said.
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Carnival-going Germans mock Kramp-Karrenbauer over far-right fiasco

German carnival revelers are milking the opportunity to mock Christian Democrat (CDU) leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer over her failure to stop the party siding with the far right in a regional..
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German president warns of racist 'poison' at Dresden WW2 bombing ceremony

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier told Germans they must reject racism and anti-Semitism at a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Allied bombing raids on Dresden, which killed 25,000 people near..
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Berlin wants to evacuate more Germans from virus-hit Wuhan: magazine

The German government wants to evacuate another group of Germans from the Wuhan area in China due to the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 630 people, Der Spiegel magazine reported on..
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Germany wants to evacuate another group of Germans from Wuhan due to coronavirus: report

The German government wants to evacuate another group of Germans from the Wuhan area in central China due to the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 630 people, magazine Der Spiegel reported..
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Germany calls for calm as evacuees return from China's Wuhan

More than 100 Germans and family members landed in Frankfurt on Saturday after being evacuated from the Chinese city Wuhan for checks for the fast-spreading coronavirus and two weeks' quarantine,..
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Germany: Evacuation of more than 100 Germans from China starting shortly

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Friday that a German military plane would be leaving for China shortly to evacuate more than 100 German citizens, none of whom are infected with the coronavirus or..
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Germany plans to evacuate citizens from Wuhan: Der Spiegel

Germany will become the latest country to evacuate its citizens from China's coronavirus-struck Wuhan region, with the German air force repatriating 90 Germans living in the area, Der Spiegel magazine..
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Germany: No signs that Germans in Wuhan area are affected by coronavirus

The German government does not have any indications that Germans in the Wuhan area are affected by coronavirus, a spokeswoman for the German Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
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Turkey starts repatriation of captured Islamic State militants: media

Turkey has deported an American foreign fighter and will soon deport another seven Germans, a spokesman for the interior ministry was quoted as saying on Monday after state media said Ankara began..
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Turkey says it deports U.S. militant, will soon send seven Germans: Anadolu

Turkey has deported an American foreign fighter and will soon deport another seven Germans, a spokesman for the interior ministry was quoted as saying on Monday after state media said Ankara began..
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Go, Trabi, go: Germans re-enact fall of Berlin Wall with car parade

Marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and defying the scorn of vehicle snobs around the world, hundreds of Germans on Saturday marked the historic event with a parade of historic..
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Today in History for November 9th

Highlights of this day in history: Germans dance on top of Berlin Wall as communism crumbles in Eastern Europe; Nazis target Jews during 'Kristallnacht'; A massive blackout hits the Northeast; Poet..
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Three decades on, Germans remember surprise fall of Berlin Wall

Sascha Moellering witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate on Nov. 9, 1989. But it took about another 10 years for the border between the communist East and capitalist West to come..
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Merkel's CDU faces far-right challenge in eastern German state vote

Germans in the eastern state of Thuringia vote on Sunday in an election in which the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is seeking to build on successes in two other regional votes last month and..
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From Alice in Wonderland to walking the dog: Germans recall fall of Berlin Wall

Dagmar Simdorn had been to visit her husband's grave when she walked out of the cemetery and looked along her street toward the austere Berlin Wall checkpoint at Bernauer Strasse. There was an opening.
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Thirty years after it fell, the Berlin Wall still divides Germans

When Matthias Rudolph joined political protests in Leipzig in 1989, he wanted to change the Communist German Democratic Republic. Thirty years on, he enjoys the freedoms the fall of the Berlin Wall..
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Germany must protect Jewish life, president says after synagogue attack

Germans need to stand together against extremist violence and protect Jewish life, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday after visiting a synagogue where a gunman began an attack a day..
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German president, at synagogue gunman attacked, says: 'We must protect Jewish life'

Germans need to stand together against extremist violence and protect Jewish life, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday after visiting a synagogue where a gunman began an attack a day..
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Professors aim to prove WWI hero deserves a Medal of Honor

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Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination

Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at..
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