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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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French, Germans and Italians divided on pace of lockdown easing says Euronews poll [Video]

French, Germans and Italians divided on pace of lockdown easing says Euronews poll

French, Germans and Italians divided on pace of lockdown easing says Euronews poll

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:18Published
COVID-19 has 'weakened' the case for the EU, say Germans, French and Italians [Video]

COVID-19 has 'weakened' the case for the EU, say Germans, French and Italians

COVID-19 has 'weakened' the case for the EU, say Germans, French and Italians

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:55Published

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Germans cook more in coronavirus crisis, turn away from junk food

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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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England bad at penalties? Think again - say the Germans

New scientific research, from Germany of all places, suggests English footballers are actually good at spot-kicks.
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Coronavirus: Summer holidays abroad possible, German official says

Germans may be able to take a holiday abroad despite the pandemic, the tourism commissioner says.
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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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Coronavirus: Germans don compulsory masks as lockdown eases

Simple cloth masks are now mandatory on public transport and in shops within most states.
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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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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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'We need life again'; Germans rush to reopened shops but Merkel worries

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Germans snitch on neighbours flouting virus rules, in echo of the Stasi past

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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

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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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The chancellor warns that as many as 58 million Germans could become infected by coronavirus.
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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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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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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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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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