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Decades on, former Nazi camp guard deported to Germany from US

According to the US department, Jakiw Palij concealed his Nazi past from immigration agents when he moved to the United States in 1949

Germany in political turmoil as coalition talks fail

With no other viable coalition in sight, Germany may be forced to hold new elections that risk being as inconclusive as September's polls.

Obama knew Merkel was being spied on, report

Barack Obama was personally informed of mobile phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which may have begun as early as 2002.

Watson sheds Harry Potter image for Cannes pic

"Harry Potter" star Emma Watson abandons magic for pole-dancing and cat burglary in Sofia Coppola's latest movie.

East German rights activist Gauck elected president

Joachim Gauck has become German president with a majority, marking the first time a former communist east candidate will serve as head of state.

British Bob Marley documentary electrifies Berlin

A documentary on Bob Marley has premiered to cheers at the Berlin film festival, tracking his journey from bullied biracial Jamaican boy to superstar.

Germany holds breath as worst of E. coli outbreak passes

Germany says the worst of a killer bacteria outbreak spread by salad vegetables may be over as EU officials meet for urgent talks on the crisis.

German nuclear fears trigger poll debacle for Merkel

Fears over Japan's nuclear crisis triggered a poll debacle for Chancellor Angela Merkel's party in its German heartland and a Greens triumph.

Iranian drama cheered at Berlin film festival

A warmly applauded Iranian drama emerged on Tuesday as a front-runner at the Berlin film festival, throwing the spotlight on the country's film-makers

‘German unity still incomplete’ on Berlin Wall anniversary

The united Germany remains marred by division 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday.

Twenty years on, world celebrates fall of Berlin Wall

Twenty years after the Berlin Wall tumbled in a peaceful revolution, world leaders will on Monday meet in a transformed Germany.

Merkel rival fails to land sucker punch in election duel

Angela Merkel was on Monday still on track to win re-election in two weeks' time after her rival failed to land a knock-out blow in a TV debate.

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