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Germany: Country in Central 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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Libya civil war: Rivals to join major powers in Germany

The Berlin summit follows the collapse of efforts to secure a ceasefire between the warring factions.
BBC News - Published

Nick Kyrgios Shuts Down Alexander Zverev in Grand Slam Row

nick kyrgios shuts down alexander zverev in grand slam row
Melbourne: Australia's Nick Kyrgios dismissed criticism from Alexander Zverev on Saturday after the German said he was a step behind some of his main rivals when it came to challenging for Grand Slams...
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Germany to host meeting aimed at ending Libya war [Video]Germany to host meeting aimed at ending Libya war

Berlin's bid comes after a recent attempt by Russia and Turkey to broker a truce failed, raising fears of a prolonged conflict.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:57Published

Storms douse some of Australia's bushfire-hit areas [Video]Storms douse some of Australia's bushfire-hit areas

Parts of Australia's east coast were hit by severe storms on Saturday, dousing some of the bushfires that have devastated the region for months but causing road closures and flash flooding. Lauren..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

European shares at record high as cross-Atlantic trade tensions abate [Video]European shares at record high as cross-Atlantic trade tensions abate

European shares touched a record high on Friday after EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan struck a positive tone on talks with Washington, soothing some concerns over a possible escalation in trade..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Germany reaches agreement to phase out coal by 2038 [Video]Germany reaches agreement to phase out coal by 2038

The German government will pay utility companies billions of euros to speed up the shutdown of their coal-fired power plantsView on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:10Published

German economy to slow further in 2020 - BDI [Video]German economy to slow further in 2020 - BDI

Germany's economy suffered its weakest expansion since 2013 last year, and is seen as likely to slow further in 2020. David Pollard reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

Australia's dinosaur-era pines live on after bushfire rescue [Video]Australia's dinosaur-era pines live on after bushfire rescue

Firefighters collaborate with park services to protect pines from dinosaur period

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 01:41Published

Rouhani warns foreign forces in Middle East 'may be in danger' [Video]Rouhani warns foreign forces in Middle East 'may be in danger'

Iranian president's remarks come after UK, France and Germany challenged Tehran over breaking limits of nuclear deal.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:19Published

Karamba Diaby: German police launch probe after attack on office of Africa-born MP [Video]Karamba Diaby: German police launch probe after attack on office of Africa-born MP

Bullet holes have been discovered at the office of high-profile Bundestag politician. View on euronews

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Iran says no to 'Trump deal' to solve nuclear row [Video]Iran says no to 'Trump deal' to solve nuclear row

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has called the idea of a "Trump deal" to replace the 2015 nuclear pact a "strange offer," and advocated sticking to the current one. The suggestion was from Britain's..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

U.K., France and Germany Accuse Iran of Breaking Nuclear Deal [Video]U.K., France and Germany Accuse Iran of Breaking Nuclear Deal

The 2015 agreement among the countries limited Iran's nuclear program.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:02Published

Markets fret ahead of trade deal signing [Video]Markets fret ahead of trade deal signing

World stocks eased off record highs on Wednesday and U.S. and German bond yields slipped as euphoria over a Sino-U.S. trade deal was depleted by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying tariffs on..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

EU nations trigger dispute mechanism in last-ditch bid to save Iran deal [Video]EU nations trigger dispute mechanism in last-ditch bid to save Iran deal

Britain, France and Germany have triggered the accord's dispute mechanism to force Iran into discussions. The process could bring back UN and EU sanctions on Iran.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:09Published

UK, France and Germany to trigger Iran nuclear deal 'dispute mechanism' [Video]UK, France and Germany to trigger Iran nuclear deal 'dispute mechanism'

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says the UK, France and Germany will trigger the dispute resolution mechanism (DRM) in the JCPOA nuclear deal over breaches of the agreement by Iran.

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Hitler impersonator arrested Germany [Video]Hitler impersonator arrested Germany

Harald Zenz was arrested in Munich after trying to get into a bar dressed as Adolf Hitler.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:17Published

Four suspected unexploded WW2 bombs force evacuation of 14,000 in Dortmund [Video]Four suspected unexploded WW2 bombs force evacuation of 14,000 in Dortmund

Authorities in the German city of Dortmund moved around 14,000 people from homes and buildings due to four suspected unexploded WW2 bombs View on euronews

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Russia and Turkey push for ceasefire in Libya [Video]Russia and Turkey push for ceasefire in Libya

German Chancellor Angela Merkel backed the ceasefire effort and announced talks would take place in Berlin.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published

Adani's coal mine project: Climate change protesters in Germany call on Siemens to pull out [Video]Adani's coal mine project: Climate change protesters in Germany call on Siemens to pull out

Adani's coal mine project: Climate change protesters in Germany call on Siemens to pull out

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:00Published

Mercedes set to retain luxury car sales crown [Video]Mercedes set to retain luxury car sales crown

Daimler says Mercedes cars enjoyed a ninth straight year of record sales, putting it on course to retain the title of world's biggest luxury car maker. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Berlin zoo hosts birthday party for elephant Edgar [Video]Berlin zoo hosts birthday party for elephant Edgar

Fruit and treats for endangered elephant's fourth birthday

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Eastern Libya halts more than half the country's oil output

Eastern Libya ports controlled by commander Khalifa Haftar, who is trying to seize the capital Tripoli, are shutting down oil exports, slashing national crude output by more than half and ramping up..
Reuters - Published

After Kerala, Punjab House passes anti-CAA resolution

Punjab on Friday became the second state after Kerala to pass an assembly resolution seeking repeal of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act, with chief minister Amarinder Singh calling the new..
IndiaTimes - Published

Schalke upsets Gladbach 2-0 as Bundesliga returns

schalke upsets gladbach 2-0 as bundesliga returns
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Michael Gregoritsch scored one goal and set up another as Schalke dealt a blow to Borussia Mönchengladbach’s German title hopes in a 2-0 win on Friday. In the..
WorldNews - Published

UAE's Gargash: UAE unreservedly supports Germany efforts to bring peace in Libya - tweet

UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs, Anwar Gargash, tweeted on Friday that "the UAE unreservedly supports german efforts in convening the conference & the international community's goals of..
Reuters - Published

Putin to attend Berlin Conference on Libya: Kremlin

putin to attend berlin conference on libya: kremlin
MOSCOW, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed over the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday the Berlin Conference on Libya, which he plans to attend Sunday, the..
WorldNews - Published

German foreign office sorry for #SeduceSomeoneInFourWords tweet

The office accepted that the tweet, which made a joke about visa applications, was insensitive.
BBC News - Published

Solar and Wind Will End German Coal Long Before Merkel's Deadline

solar and wind will end german coal long before merkel's deadline
(Bloomberg) — Germany could close its last coal-fired power plant long before a 2038 deadline as the dirtiest fossil fuel gets squeezed out of the energy mix by clean electricity. A plan struck on..
WorldNews - Published

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree on Sunday to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace,..
Reuters - Published

German foreign ministry backtracks after sense of humor failure

Social media can be a minefield for the strait-laced world of diplomacy, as the German Foreign Office just found out, when it was forced to delete a tweet and apologize for its contribution to a mildly..
Reuters - Published

Lukewarm response to Kashmir issue from international community, admits Imran Khan

In an interview with DW, a German state-owned public international broadcaster, Khan said that there has been a "lukewarm response" to the Kashmir issue and said that "commercial interests are more..
IndiaTimes - Published

German population at record high, but growth slowest since 2012

Germany's population reached a record high of 83.2 million people last year thanks to migration but it grew at the slowest pace since 2012, the statistics office said on Friday as Europe's largest..
Reuters - Published

Mike Pompeo To Attend Libya Conference In Berlin: US State Department

mike pompeo to attend libya conference in berlin: us state department
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Germany this weekend to attend the Libya conference and push for sustaining a fragile ceasefire, the State Department and US officials said on... ......
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Libya's Haftar committed to ceasefire, Germany says

A Libyan military commander waging an offensive to capture the capital Tripoli is committed to a ceasefire, Germany said on Thursday, in an apparent advance for efforts to end a near-decade of turmoil..
Reuters - Published

Merkel aims to get commitment to Libya arms embargo at Berlin conference

German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the willingness shown by Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar to stick to a ceasefire in Libya and said a conference in Berlin on Sunday must try to get a..
Reuters - Published

How Hard Is It to Quit Coal? For Germany, 18 Years and $44 Billion

The 18-year time frame shows how costly and politically complicated it is to leave the world's dirtiest fossil fuel in the ground.
NYTimes.com - Published

German minister wants close security ties with post-Brexit Britain

Germany wants to deepen trade ties with London and continue close cooperation on security and defence projects after Britain's divorce from the European Union, Defence Minister Annegret..
Reuters - Published

German foreign minister says Libya's Haftar backs ceasefire: n-tv

german foreign minister says libya's haftar backs ceasefire: n-tv
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that Libya's Khalifa Haftar, commander of eastern Libyan forces, is committed to a ceasefire in the northern African country, Germany's n-tv television reported..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Too old for new heart? Germany faces dearth of organ donors

Siegfried Richtsteig has been waiting in hospital for more than 130 days for a heart that would allow him to do the things he enjoyed most, like playing with his grandchildren, before a stroke damaged..
Reuters - Published

Germany adds brown coal to energy exit under landmark deal

germany adds brown coal to energy exit under landmark deal
BERLIN — Germany is set to become the first country to drop both nuclear and coal power under a landmark agreement to compensate workers, companies and regional governments as it switches off brown..
WorldNews - Published

Trump threatened UK with 25% car tariffs unless it agreed to accuse Iran of breaking nuclear deal

Tehran accuses Britain, France and Germany of succumbing to 'high school bully'
Independent - Published

China's attempt to rake up Kashmir issue at UNSC finds no takers; India asks Beijing to reflect, slams Pakistan

Beijing's attempt found no takers at the high level UN body with US, UK, Germany and France sending a strong message to China that UNSC is not the forum to raise a bilateral issue.
DNA - Published

EU's Borrell holds 'frank' talks with Iran's Zarif

The EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell held "frank" direct talks with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New Delhi on Thursday after Britain, France and Germany formally accused Tehran of..
Reuters - Published

Brexit is a 'wake-up call' for Europe, says Angela Merkel

But German chancellor warns leaving EU leads to loss of influence
Independent - Published

Germany agrees plan to phase out coal power by 2038

The plan to shut down coal-fired power plants involves compensation of €40bn ($45bn; £34bn).
BBC News - Published

U.S. threatened Europe with auto tariffs over Iran nuclear program - Washington Post

The Trump administration has threatened to impose a 25% tariff on European automobile imports if Britain, France and Germany do not formally accuse Iran of breaking the 2015 nuclear deal, the..
Reuters - Published

Climate activists invoke German constitution to sue Merkel government

German climate activists said on Wednesday they were suing Chancellor Angela Merkel's government over what they say is its insufficient action to tackle climate change, arguing that the failure..
Reuters - Published

Iran nuclear deal in serious danger, needs diplomatic solution: France

France's foreign minister said on Wednesday that the Iran nuclear deal was in danger after repeated violations by Tehran, but added that a dispute mechanism triggered by France, Britain and Germany..
Reuters - Published

Zelenskiy asks for Germany's support to bring Iran plane crash perpetrators to justice

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday asked Chancellor Angela Merkel for Germany's support in bringing the perpetrators of last week's plane crash in Iran to justice, according to a..
Reuters - Published

U.S. expects U.N. sanctions on Iran to 'snap back into place': Treasury Secretary

The United States believes international sanctions on Iran will be swiftly reimposed now that France, Britain and Germany have formally triggered a mechanism to help enforce Iran's nuclear agreement,..
Reuters - Published

Germany sets out broad aims for Berlin Libya conference

Berlin hopes to get all international players to use their influence to push for progress on Libya peace talks, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, setting out modest ambitions for a..
Reuters - Published

Germany raids offices, homes of suspected China spies

Police have raided homes and offices in Brussels and across Germany in a case involving three people suspected of spying for China, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Iran's Zarif says 2015 nuclear deal is 'not dead'

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday the country's 2015 nuclear deal signed with major powers - China, Russia, France, Britain, the United States and Germany - to curb its..
Reuters - Published

Britain, France, Germany formally accuse Iran of breaking nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday formally accused Iran of violating the terms of its 2015 agreement to curb its nuclear programme, a step by the three powers that could lead eventually to the..
Reuters - Published

European powers in nuclear deal using dispute mechanism is a 'strategic mistake' - Zarif

The triggering of a dispute mechanism on Tuesday by France, Britain and Germany in the multilateral nuclear deal with Iran is a "strategic mistake", Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said,..
Reuters - Published

Volkswagen records record full-year sales

volkswagen records record full-year sales
FRANKFURT, Germany -- Volkswagen has announced record sales figures for last year that could determine whether it keeps its crown as the world's largest automaker. ......
WorldNews - Published

Now Europe Is Calling Out Iran Over Its Nuclear Programme

now europe is calling out iran over its nuclear programme
This article originally appeared on VICE US. Britain, Germany, and France said Tuesday they had “been left with no choice” but to finally challenge Iran over its breaches of the 2015 nuclear..
WorldNews - Published

EU rebukes Iran over nuclear violations, sanctions possible

eu rebukes iran over nuclear violations, sanctions possible
BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain, France and Germany ratcheted up pressure on Iran Tuesday to cease its violations of a landmark nuclear deal, stressing that they want to resolve differences through talks..
WorldNews - Published

Germany charges six Volkswagen executives with fraud

germany charges six volkswagen executives with fraud
German prosecutors have charged six Volkswagen executives with fraud, accusing them of “deliberately misleading” authorities and customers in the run-up to the diesel emissions scandal in 2015, by..
WorldNews - Published

Germany creates elite networking club to boost China ties

German politicians and managers have set up an elite networking association to strengthen links to China at a time of tension over Hong Kong and a looming decision on whether to exclude Huawei from..
Reuters - Published

Dutch and German shipyards to build warships for Germany worth 6 billion

Germany has awarded Dutch shipyard Damen a contract to construct at least four new multi-role warships worth nearly 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in an alliance with its Bremen-based partner Luerssen,..
Reuters - Published

Europeans trigger dispute mechanism in Iran nuclear deal

France, Britain and Germany formally triggered the dispute mechanism in Iran's nuclear deal with world powers on Tuesday, the strongest step they have taken so far to enforce an agreement that requires..
Reuters - Published

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