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​Police shoot dead masked man who took hostages in German cinema complex in Viernheim, south of Frankfurt
​Police shoot dead masked man who took hostages in German cinema complex in Viernheim, south of Frankfurt
A masked gunman took hostages at a cinema in western Germany on Thursday before police stormed the complex and shot him dead, police said.
German economy 'faces disastrous 2009'
German economy 'faces disastrous 2009'
Snared by the global economic slump, the German economy contracted sharply late last year, suggesting a disastrous 2009 for Europe's industrial...
Rwandan suspect sent to France
Rwandan suspect sent to France
A top Rwandan official, sought in connection with the assassination that sparked the country's 1994 genocide, was transferred on Wednesday from...
Book industry resists free internet access to text
Book industry resists free internet access to text
Fearing that it will lose out financially, much of the book industry is resisting internet pioneers' vision of putting the world's entire store of...
Fly naked on nudist holiday flight
Fly naked on nudist holiday flight
German nudists will be able to start their holidays early by stripping off on the plane if they take up a new offer from an eastern German travel...
Great! They're stealing our books!
Great! They're stealing our books!
The Frankfurt Book Fair has an indicator to help publishers gauge public interest in the new offerings presented at the annual exhibition -- the...
ECB launches new bid to drain liquidity from Eurozone
ECB launches new bid to drain liquidity from Eurozone
The European Central Bank (ECB) said on Friday it would seek to drain a further €150-billion from Eurozone money markets through a new offer...
Euro soars to another new record
Euro soars to another new record
The euro soared to another record high against the sagging dollar on Wednesday, climbing above $1,47 for the first time, while the British pound...
Euro hits new high against dollar
Euro hits new high against dollar
The euro rose to a new all-time high against the dollar on Monday after a weekend meeting of the Group of Seven finance ministers ended without a...
Euro resumes record-setting run
Euro resumes record-setting run
The euro resumed its record-setting run against the dollar on Tuesday, climbing to $1,4153 after a pair of economic reports painted a dismal...
Germany eye victory in women's Soccer World Cup
Germany eye victory in women's Soccer World Cup
When Germany's women played their first international soccer game 25 years ago, school kids were bussed in to fill the stands and the public was at...
Dalai Lama attacks China at start of Western tour
Dalai Lama attacks China at start of Western tour
The Dalai Lama accused China of "suppression" and demanded autonomy for Tibet as he arrived Thursday in Germany to start a Western tour ahead of...

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