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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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Euro falls on weak German business morale, stocks slip

The euro fell against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after data showing a surprise deterioration in business morale in Germany stoked fears of slowing global growth and weighed on a gauge of world equity..
Reuters - Published

WW2 bomb blown up in Germany after evacuation

ww2 bomb blown up in germany after evacuation
Some 4,500 people in Regensburg had to leave their homes overnight after a 250kg bomb was unearthed.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Germany

U.S., France fly high as indoor skydiving champs [Video]U.S., France fly high as indoor skydiving champs

The United States walked away with three gold medals at the FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale) World Indoor Skydiving Championships which came to a close over the weekend, with host..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

German team '1st MC Erzgebirge' wins World Marbles Championship [Video]German team '1st MC Erzgebirge' wins World Marbles Championship

German team '1st MC Erzgebirge' won the World Marbles Championships title on Good Friday beating former champions Black Dog Boozers by 39–0 in a one-sided final

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:29Published

German poultry farm celebrates Easter by coloring millions of eggs [Video]German poultry farm celebrates Easter by coloring millions of eggs

A poultry farm in southern Germany is busy preparing for Easter by coloring 16,000 chicken eggs - an hour. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published

Greece parliament demand Germany pay WWII reparations [Video]Greece parliament demand Germany pay WWII reparations

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said demanding reparations is "a historic and moral duty and a duty in memory of the heroes of the past."

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:58Published

29 German Tourists Killed In Portugal Bus Accident [Video]29 German Tourists Killed In Portugal Bus Accident

Reuters reports 29 German tourists tragically died on Wednesday after their bus accidentally overturned on the Portuguese island of Madeira. The bus was carrying 55 tourists, a guide and a driver, when..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Audi releases AI:ME electric self-drive concept at Shanghai Auto Show [Video]Audi releases AI:ME electric self-drive concept at Shanghai Auto Show

German carmaker Audi has released a concept vehicle dubbed the AI:ME, that the company says is its vision of an autonomous city car, at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

German Official Hopes EU Tariffs Don't Impede U.S. Trade Pact [Video]German Official Hopes EU Tariffs Don't Impede U.S. Trade Pact

According to Reuters, a senior German official on Thursday said the European Union had no choice but to threaten tariffs on U.S. imports in a dispute over aircraft subsidies. Transatlantic coordinator..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Global economy: China eases growth worries (but not Germany) [Video]Global economy: China eases growth worries (but not Germany)

The German government cut its 2019 GDP forecast for the second time in three months on Wednesday, amid a worsening slowdown driven by a recession in manufacturing. As David Pollard reports, the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:49Published

VW to take on Tesla X in China from 2021 with electric SUV [Video]VW to take on Tesla X in China from 2021 with electric SUV

Volkswagen plans to build a fully electric sports utility vehicle it's called the ID ROOMZ for China from 2021, taking on the Chinese market leader Tesla’s Model X as the German carmaker ramps up..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

Ecuador Hit by Cyberattacks After Julian Assange's Arrest [Video]Ecuador Hit by Cyberattacks After Julian Assange's Arrest

Ecuador's government institutions have reportedly faced more than 40 million cyberattacks.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Ecuador Embassy: We've Been Hit With 40 Million Cyber Attacks Since Assange Arrest [Video]Ecuador Embassy: We've Been Hit With 40 Million Cyber Attacks Since Assange Arrest

Ecuador's deputy minister for information Patricio Real said Ecuador was targeted with more than 40 million cyber attacks from "groups linked to Julian Assange" in the five days since they revoked his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Stocks march on as European volatility vanishes [Video]Stocks march on as European volatility vanishes

Stock markets inched higher on Tuesday as reassuring data about the health of China's economy helped investors shrug off disappointing bank earnings in the United States, while volatility in European..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Former VW CEO Winterkorn Charged With Fraud [Video]Former VW CEO Winterkorn Charged With Fraud

According to Automotive News, German prosecutors said on Monday they were officially charging former Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn in connection with the automaker's manipulation of diesel..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

German Prosecutors Charge Former Volkswagen CEO With Fraud [Video]German Prosecutors Charge Former Volkswagen CEO With Fraud

Prosecutors say Martin Winterkorn knew about the company's diesel emissions scandal in 2014 and didn't inform the authorities.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Ready when you are, EU tells U.S. on trade talks [Video]Ready when you are, EU tells U.S. on trade talks

The European Union is ready to starts talks on a trade agreement with the United States and could conclude a deal before the end of the year, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

International lawmakers call for Assange release [Video]International lawmakers call for Assange release

A group of Spanish and German politicians are asking that EU governments protect Julian Assange against possible extradition to the United States. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

German motor authority probes more Mercedes emissions software - Bild [Video]German motor authority probes more Mercedes emissions software - Bild

Germany’s motor vehicle authority KBA is investigating Daimler on suspicion that 60,000 Mercedes cars were fitted with software aimed at tricking emissions tests, the Bild am Sonntag newspaper..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published

A look at the new BMW X7 [Video]A look at the new BMW X7

The BMW X7 is the German marque's new flagship SUV. The new model focuses on luxury and exclusivity and is aiming squarely at the Range Rover.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:17Published

Berlin Bluecaps crowned European Quidditch champions [Video]Berlin Bluecaps crowned European Quidditch champions

The European Quidditch Championships Division 2 attracted more than 300 players from across Europe and is based on the fictional game invented by Harry Potter Author J.K Rowling which involves magical..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Berlin Bluecaps crowded European Quidditch champions [Video]Berlin Bluecaps crowded European Quidditch champions

The European Quidditch Championships Division 2 attracted more than 300 players from across Europe and is based on the fictional game invented by Harry Potter Author J.K Rowling which involves magical..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published

Evans wins Rome Formula E race to hand Jaguar first electric victory [Video]Evans wins Rome Formula E race to hand Jaguar first electric victory

Evans takes the podium for Jaguar at Rome Formula E race

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:58Published

Four EU states agree to take in 64 rescued migrants stranded at sea [Video]Four EU states agree to take in 64 rescued migrants stranded at sea

They've been stranded at sea after being rescued off Libya by a rescue ship run by the German charity Sea Eye.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:30Published

Germany to halve 2019 growth forecast - government source [Video]Germany to halve 2019 growth forecast - government source

The German government is set to halve its 2019 growth forecast for Europe's biggest economy, a government source told Reuters on Friday, reflecting a worsening slowdown led by a recession in the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

 

Merkel speaks to Ukraine's new president, invites him to Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by telephone on Tuesday with Ukraine's newly elected president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, and invited him to Germany, a German government spokeswoman said.
Reuters - Published

Germany's AfD invites ex-Trump aide Bannon to media conference

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has invited U.S. President Donald Trump's former strategist Steve Bannon to a media conference in Berlin for right-wing journalists and bloggers just..
Reuters - Published

Germany's Leica moves to distance itself from Tiananmen video

Germany's Leica Camera AG has distanced itself from a promotional video that depicts a news photographer covering democracy protests at Tiananmen Square amid a backlash on social media and broad..
Reuters - Published

Plane carrying Madeira bus crash survivors lands in Germany

An air force medical plane carrying the injured survivors of a bus crash that killed 29 German tourists in Madeira landed in Germany on Saturday as authorities on the Portuguese island investigate what..
Reuters - Published

German plane arrives in Madeira to take home bus crash survivors

An air force medical plane from Germany landed on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Saturday to take home the injured survivors of a bus crash that killed 29 German tourists earlier this week.
Reuters - Published

Doctors assessing when Madeira bus crash survivors can fly home to Germany

Doctors from Germany are working with a Portuguese medical team to evaluate when the German tourists who survived a fatal bus crash on the island of Madeira can be transferred home, the hospital said..
Reuters - Published

'Tank man' video for Leica sparks outcry in China ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

Germany's Leica Camera AG drew criticism on Chinese social media over a video depicting a news photographer covering the crackdown on pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square..
Reuters - Published

Officials pay tribute to victims of Madeira tourist bus crash

In a show of solidarity, the foreign ministers of Germany and Portugal laid two wreaths near the site where 29 German tourists died on Wednesday after their bus overturned on the Portuguese island of..
Reuters - Published

Polish MP calls for new push for WW2 reparations from Germany

Poland should follow Greece in stepping up pressure on Germany to pay billions of euros in damages for Nazi occupation during World War Two, a lawmaker in charge of Warsaw's reparations campaign said..
Reuters - Published

German Nazi camp guard, 92, charged as accessory to thousands of murders

German prosecutors have charged a 92-year-old former concentration camp guard with being an accessory to murder, in what will be one of the last ever cases against Nazi-era war crimes.
Reuters - Published

Madeira mourns 29 German bus crash victims as foreign minister heads for island

Madeira began three days of mourning on Thursday for 29 German tourists who died after their bus veered off a steep road, as Germany's foreign minister and a trauma team prepared to fly to the..
Reuters - Published

Greek parliament calls on Germany to pay WW2 reparations

The Greek parliament voted on Wednesday to launch a diplomatic campaign to press Germany to cough up billions of euros in damages for the Nazi occupation of the country in World War Two, an issue..
Reuters - Published

Madeira crash: At least 28 killed on tourist bus near Caniço

madeira crash: at least 28 killed on tourist bus near caniço
German media report that at least nine Germans are among those killed near the town of Caniço.
BBC News - Published

German official hopes EU tariffs don't impede U.S. trade pact

A senior German official said on Thursday the European Union had no choice but to threaten tariffs on U.S. imports in a dispute over aircraft subsidies, but he hoped trade tensions would not affect..
Reuters - Published

Greek parliament debates war reparations claim against Germany

The Greek parliament will vote Wednesday on whether Greece should pursue billions of euros in reparations from Germany for the Nazi occupation during World War Two, an issue Germany says was settled..
Reuters - Published

Stocks approach new highs but healthcare stymies Wall Street

Stocks around the globe rose on Tuesday to six-month highs as positive economic data in China and Germany boosted investor sentiment, though concerns about the impact of U.S. policy on the healthcare..
Reuters - Published

German parliament fines AfD for breaching party donation rules

Germany's parliamentary watchdog has ordered the far-right opposition party Alternative for Germany (AfD) to pay a fine of more than 400,000 euros for violating party donation rules, the AfD said on..
Reuters - Published

Stocks approach new highs on positive earnings, economic data

Stocks around the globe rose on Tuesday to six-month highs after U.S. healthcare companies posted strong earnings and data provided reassurance about economic sentiment in Germany.
Reuters - Published

German court hears debate over commercial euthanasia

Pro-euthanasia doctors and patients petitioned Germany's Constitutional Court on Tuesday to overturn 2015 legislation that outlaws commercial assisted suicide.
Reuters - Published

Stocks march to new highs as European volatility vanishes

Stock markets rose on Tuesday to new six-month highs after reassuring data about the health of China's economy and economic sentiment in Germany helped investors brush aside disappointing bank..
Reuters - Published

German state-owned TV says it returns to Venezuela screens

German public television broadcaster Deutsche Welle said on Monday that its Spanish-language channel was restored to Venezuela cable television following a government order that took it off the air..
Reuters - Published

Aboriginal remains returned by Germany to Australia

aboriginal remains returned by germany to australia
Australia says the return of the bones and skulls will help "healing and reconciliation".
BBC News - Published

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