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Madeline Chambers

Madeline Chambers

    World Cup: Ecstatic crowds welcome Germany home
    World Cup: Ecstatic crowds welcome Germany home
    About a million jubilant Germans welcomed their triumphant national football team home to Berlin on Tuesday, many waving flags and banners saying "We...
    Newly bequeathed letter shows Beethoven's misery
    Newly bequeathed letter shows Beethoven's misery
    A rare handwritten letter by German composer Ludwig van Beethoven complaining about illness and a lack of money has turned up at a northern German...
    Obama hopeful of Middle East peace progress this year
    Obama hopeful of Middle East peace progress this year
    President Barack Obama expressed hope on Friday of making serious progress this year in Middle East peacemaking, and said Israelis and Palestinians...
    Merkel hits back at minister in China policy row
    Merkel hits back at minister in China policy row
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel hit back at her Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday in a row over China policy that has highlighted rising tensions in the left-right coalition....
    Germany seeks new Einsteins for new scientific age
    Germany seeks new Einsteins for new scientific age
    It may have brought the world aspirin, rocket science, quantum physics and the diesel engine, but Germany's days of scientific glory are long gone...
    G8 leaders strike deal on Africa pledge
    G8 leaders strike deal on Africa pledge
    World leaders agreed on Friday a $60-billion pledge to fight HIV/Aids and other killer diseases ravaging Africa.