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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 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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Man City fan in 'critical condition' after alleged assault in Germany

Manchester City say one of their fans is in "a critical condition in hospital" after an alleged assault following their Champions League win over Schalke.
BBC News - Published

Heckler & Koch fined for illegal gun sales to Mexico

heckler & koch fined for illegal gun sales to mexico
A German court fines Heckler & Koch and convicts two ex-staff for illegal arms exports to Mexico.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Germany

Teenager helps win $1.3TR to fight climate change [Video]Teenager helps win $1.3TR to fight climate change

A teenage girl has won big in her fight against climate change, after the EU pledged more than 1 trillion dollars to the cause over the next seven years. Gracie Jerome reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Trump Administration’s Global LGBTQ Rights Plan [Video]Trump Administration’s Global LGBTQ Rights Plan

According to Huffington Post, News that the Trump administration is planning to launch a global campaign to end the criminalization of homosexuality caught some by surprise this week. U.S. Ambassador..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Champions League: How Away Goals Factor Into Liverpool-Bayern Munich [Video]Champions League: How Away Goals Factor Into Liverpool-Bayern Munich

With the first Liverpool-Bayern Munich game ending in a 0-0 draw, is there a chance that going to Germany for the second leg might actually favor the Reds?

Credit: Sports Illustrated     Duration: 01:11Published

Facebook On The Way To New Regulations [Video]Facebook On The Way To New Regulations

Business Insider recently wrote, "Mark Zuckerberg [admitted] this week that a "societal guardrail framework" will give [Facebook users] confidence. In notes this week, analysts reflected on how..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

PMI: euro zone, Japan factory output goes into reverse [Video]PMI: euro zone, Japan factory output goes into reverse

Euro zone factory output unexpectedly fell last month as activity in Germany weakened amid trade tensions and struggles in the auto sector, surveys showed. As David Pollard reports, Japanese..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Microsoft discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in Europe [Video]Microsoft discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in Europe

Microsoft discovered hacking targeting democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and plans to offer a cyber security service. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

Microsoft Says European Organizations Targeted by Hackers [Video]Microsoft Says European Organizations Targeted by Hackers

The hacking attacks targeted 104 accounts belonging to organization employees in Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Romania and Serbia.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

US Pushes to End Global Criminalization of Homosexuality [Video]US Pushes to End Global Criminalization of Homosexuality

The United States is leading an initiative to end the criminalization of same-sex relations worldwide.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

US Ambassador to Germany launches initiative to end criminalisation of homosexuality [Video]US Ambassador to Germany launches initiative to end criminalisation of homosexuality

Ric Grenell met with LGBT activists from nine countries - saying the experience of European groups made them ideally placed to lead a global campaign.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:49Published

Solid and smart Bayern hold Liverpool at Anfield [Video]Solid and smart Bayern hold Liverpool at Anfield

A resolute Bayern Munich defence limited Liverpool to few chances at Anfield in their Champions League tie, much to the satisfaction of manager Robert Kovac.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:23Published

German fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dies in Paris at age 85 [Video]German fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dies in Paris at age 85

The creative genius who helped make Paris the 'fashion capital of the world' dies at age 85 after rumours of illness.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:58Published

WTO warns of global trade slowdown as indicator hits 9-year low [Video]WTO warns of global trade slowdown as indicator hits 9-year low

A quarterly leading indicator of world merchandise trade slumped to its lowest reading in nine years on Tuesday, which should put policymakers on guard for a sharper slowdown if trade tensions..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

Karl Lagerfeld, iconic German fashion designer, has died [Video]Karl Lagerfeld, iconic German fashion designer, has died

He was best known as the creative director of the French luxury fashion house Chanel.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 18:59Published

Iconic Fashion Designer Karl Lagerfeld Dies at 85 [Video]Iconic Fashion Designer Karl Lagerfeld Dies at 85

Lagerfeld was the creative director for both Chanel and Fendi at the time of his death.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Karl Lagerfeld, fashion's prolific commander-in-chief, has died [Video]Karl Lagerfeld, fashion's prolific commander-in-chief, has died

German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85. Pascale Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

Data diary: PMIs, trade talks, exports add to global growth puzzle [Video]Data diary: PMIs, trade talks, exports add to global growth puzzle

Flash PMI readings February are released for the US, Japan and euro zone, and US/China trade talks resume in Washington. As David Pollard reports, Japanese trade data is expected to show the fastest..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

German Town Breaks Record for Largest Smurf Gathering [Video]German Town Breaks Record for Largest Smurf Gathering

Recently, nearly 3,000 people converged on Lauchringen, Germany as part of an odd event. The group had one goal in mind: break the world record for largest group of people dressed as Smurfs. There were..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Opinion: Are We There Yet? World Leaders, Diplomats Yearn For End Of Trump Era [Video]Opinion: Are We There Yet? World Leaders, Diplomats Yearn For End Of Trump Era

Europe's leaders, diplomats and security professionals won't have a vote in the 2020 US presidential elections. But if they did, CNN contributor Nic Robertson says it doesn't seem likely they'd give it..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

China Says US Is Trying to Block Its Economic Development [Video]China Says US Is Trying to Block Its Economic Development

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said the U.S. is using "political means" to interfere with economic activity.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

Trump Calls on European Allies to Take Back ISIS Fighters [Video]Trump Calls on European Allies to Take Back ISIS Fighters

Denmark, the U.K. and France have turned down President Trump's request.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Most gallant Most gallant "knights" battle in Monaco's medieval combat tournament

80 people battled it at out at the Buhurt Prime tournament of medieval martial arts in Monte Carlo - it's an equivalent to the Champions League in a growing new world sport. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

U.S.-backed Syria force seeks help with Islamic State prisoner 'time bomb' [Video]U.S.-backed Syria force seeks help with Islamic State prisoner 'time bomb'

Hundreds of foreign jihadist fighters held in Syria represent a "time bomb" and could escape and threaten the West unless countries do more to take them back, the Kurdish-led, U.S.-backed authorities..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

Design-your-own 3D virtual Lamborghini [Video]Design-your-own 3D virtual Lamborghini

Cloud-based technology from British company ZeroLight lets Lamborghini fans create a 3D virtual model from a limitless number of combinations. Matthew Stock reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

Joe Biden Receives Loud Applause In Munich As He Indirectly Talks About Trump's Administration [Video]Joe Biden Receives Loud Applause In Munich As He Indirectly Talks About Trump's Administration

Former Vice President Joe Biden received loud applause from the audience in Germany as he spoke in reference to the divisive policies of the administration of President Donald Trump. Biden addressed..

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 00:44Published

 

Microsoft expands political security service to 12 European countries

Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it will offer its cyber security service AccountGuard to 12 new markets in Europe including Germany, France and Spain, to close security gaps and protect customers in..
Reuters - Published

Karl Lagerfeld: The life of a design icon in pictures

karl lagerfeld: the life of a design icon in pictures
German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85.
BBC News - Published

Germany sees 'most difficult part' in EU-U.S. trade talks ahead

The most difficult part in trade negotiations between Europe and the United States is starting now and talks should focus on reducing tariffs on industrial goods to increase the chances of a deal,..
Reuters - Published

Germany bans Wirecard 'shorting' as prosecutors probe FT journalist

Germany's financial watchdog has banned "short" selling of Wirecard shares due to volatility in the payments firm's stock following reports in the Financial Times which are now the subject of an..
Reuters - Published

Germany cool on Trump appeal to take back IS fighters from Syria

Germany can take back Islamic State fighters captured in Syria only if the suspects have consular access, the interior ministry said on Sunday, playing down the likelihood of Berlin meeting demands..
Reuters - Published

European car imports no threat to U.S. national security: VDA

Car imports from Europe do not endanger U.S. national security, German car lobby the VDA said on Sunday, echoing comments by Chancellor Angela Merkel a day earlier.
Reuters - Published

China rebuffs Germany's call for U.S. missile deal with Russia

China rejected on Saturday German Chancellor Angela Merkel's appeal to join a Cold War-era arms control treaty that the United States accuses Russia of breaching, saying it would place unfair limits on..
Reuters - Published

Pence presses Merkel over Nordstream, Iran deal

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday he told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Europe and the United States need to stand together against Iran and he reiterated Washington's opposition..
Reuters - Published

Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work with Russia

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include..
Reuters - Published

Merkel calls Russia a partner, urges global cooperation

Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered a robust defense on Saturday of Germany's foreign trade relations and ties with Russia, urging global leaders meeting in Munich to work together to tackle the world's..
Reuters - Published

Brexit won't deter European security cooperation: intelligence chiefs

Britain's exit from the European Union will not affect security cooperation with its NATO allies France and Germany, given the growing external threats to the continent's stability, the intelligence..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Alibaba in talks on stake in China operations of Germany's Metro - sources

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is in talks with Germany's Metro about taking a stake in the German wholesaler's China operations, three sources told Reuters on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

UK PM May held constructive calls with Merkel and other leaders: spokeswoman

British Prime Minister Theresa May held constructive phone calls with European leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday to discuss the need for legally binding changes to..
Reuters - Published

Shares and oil at three-month highs but no love for euro

Optimism about U.S.-China trade talks and bumper earnings lifted European shares to a three-month high on Thursday, though news that Germany only dodged recession by the narrowest of margins left the..
Reuters - Published

Airbus's A380 decision won't cause major job losses in Germany - government

The German government is not expecting widespread job cuts in Europe's largest economy following Airbus's decision to scrap production of the A380 superjumbo, the aerospace policy coordinator told..
Reuters - Published

Apple to ship iPhones with only Qualcomm chips to German stores

Apple Inc said Thursday that it will resume selling older iPhone models in its stores in Germany after they were banned last year, but only with chips from Qualcomm Inc, which is in a global legal..
Reuters - Published

German economy narrowly avoids recession

german economy narrowly avoids recession
The economy has been hit by a slowdown in the global economy and problems in the car sector.
BBC News - Published

Syrians held in Germany for suspected crimes against humanity

syrians held in germany for suspected crimes against humanity
Two men said to be former intelligence officers are suspected of torturing thousands of people.
BBC News - Published

Merkel strives for orderly Brexit but says deal must be fair

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she would do everything she could to achieve an orderly Brexit before the March 29 deadline but said any deal must be fair and work in practice.
Reuters - Published

Anti-Semitism: Germany sees 10% jump in offences in 2018

anti-semitism: germany sees 10% jump in offences in 2018
Chancellor Angela Merkel said the country needs a "zero tolerance" approach to anti-Semitism.
BBC News - Published

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