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Germany orders Facebook to allow fake user names

Hamburg - A privacy watchdog in Germany ordered Facebook to allow users to join the site using pseudonyms. The order challenges Facebook's authentic name policy.

Artist Ai Weiwei arrives in Germany as Britain slammed over visa

Munich - Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei arrived in Germany Thursday on his first overseas trip since he was arrested nearly four years ago, after Britain denied him a six-month visa because he did not declare a supposed "criminal conviction" on his applicat...

Refugees live in fear of German anti-foreigner protests

Deutschland - It's an astonishing statement for a refugee from war-torn Syria, but Taher has had enough of the xenophobia he has experienced in Germany.

Munich opts for controversial Holocaust memorial compromise

Berlin - Munich Wednesday gave its approval for plaques for individual Holocaust victims to be installed throughout the German city but upheld a ban on Europe's biggest memorial project after months of anguished debate.

Tombstone of SS officer stolen from Normandy cemetery

La Cambe - The gravestone of a formidable Nazi SS tank commander has been stolen from a German cemetery in the small Normandy town of La Cambe, municipal sources said Tuesday."The tombstone will be replaced.

Alleged German Hells Angels boss bailed in Spain

Madrid - A Spanish judge freed on bail Monday a German suspected of being a top leader of the Hells Angels biker gang on money-laundering and prostitution-related charges, a judicial source said.

Maritime court to hear Italy-India shooting dispute

Berlin - A Germany-based international tribunal said Monday it would open hearings next month on a deadly 2012 maritime incident that sparked a diplomatic dispute between Italy and India.

China artist Ai Weiwei given German visa

Bejing - Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has been given a visa to travel to Germany, he told AFP on Monday, just days after police handed him back his passport following a four year confiscation.

French farmers block routes from Spain, Germany

Strasbourg - French farmers blocked roads from Spain and Germany to stop foreign products entering the country, the latest protest against a fall in food prices that has brought them to the brink of bankruptcy.

Merkel urges Turkish PM to stick with Kurdish peace process

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to stick with the Kurdish peace process despite escalating violence, her office said.

Jewish Games to be held at Nazi-era German venue

Berlin - Seventy years after the end of World War II, Berlin from Monday hosts the European Maccabi Games, dubbed the Jewish Olympics, at the site of the 1936 "Nazi Games".

Premiere of 'Tristan and Isolde' scores hit at Bayreuth Festival

Bayreuth - A brand-new production of Richard Wagner's opera "Tristan and Isolde" by the composer's great-granddaughter was warmly received at its premiere on Saturday, marking the start of this year's legendary Bayreuth Festival.

Love Train brings techno beats back onto Berlin's streets

Berlin - Thousands of people danced their hearts out at Berlin's techno Love Train festival on Saturday, the first such street event since 21 revellers died in an accident at the legendary Love Parade five years ago.

Russian physicist suspected of spying in Germany: Report

Berlin - A Russian physicist who worked for a top German research institute is suspected of spying for Moscow between 2009 and 2011, according to a report in German weekly Der Spiegel to be published Saturday.

Three injured as anti-, pro-refugee protesters clash in Dresden

Berlin - Three people were injured Friday when clashes erupted between far-right demonstrators and pro-refugee protesters in the eastern German city of Dresden, where hundreds of asylum seekers are due to be given shelter.

Unidentified Germanwings remains buried quietly before ceremony

Le Vernet - Unidentified remains from the 150 victims of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps in March were buried quietly overnight ahead of a ceremony for families on Friday.

France, Germany, Ukraine, Russia urge respect for Ukraine truce

Paris - The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine held talks over the conflict in east Ukraine, with all sides calling for the full implementation of a ceasefire deal, the French presidency said.

After 'Goodbye Lenin', a Berlin resurrection

Berlin - Buried and long forgotten, the head of a giant Lenin statue is set to make a comeback in the German capital a quarter-century after the fall of the Berlin Wall.The Soviet leader will gaze again on the people when the 3.

Berlin urges answers over reports NSA spied on foreign minister

Berlin - Germany said Wednesday it was "demanding answers" from the United States over fresh allegations of official US espionage, this time against the German foreign minister.

Drone spotted near Lufthansa plane landing at Warsaw

Varsovia - A drone passed within 100 metres of a Lufthansa plane landing at Warsaw airport, Poland's air navigation agency said Tuesday.

Gorbachev urges Moscow and Berlin to rebuild trust

Moscow - Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev urged Moscow and Berlin on Tuesday to "re-establish trust" amid fierce tension caused by the ongoing Ukraine crisis.

Lufthansa defends treatment of Germanwings crash bereaved

Berlin - Lufthansa Tuesday defended its treatment of families of victims of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps, saying its compensation offer had gone "well beyond" what was required by law.

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' appeals German verdict

Berlin - A former Nazi SS officer known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" has appealed a four-year jail sentence handed down to him last week, his legal team said Monday.

German neo-Nazi trial continues after defence bid to quit rejected

Munich - A German court hearing a landmark murder and terrorism trial Monday rejected a request by three defence lawyers to quit representing the surviving member of a neo-Nazi cell.

Ex-chief of German anti-euro party starts new eurosceptic group

Berlin - Bernd Lucke, who had quit the anti-euro Alternative for Germany (AfD) he led over what he described as the group's increasingly xenophobic views, on Sunday founded a new eurosceptic party.

Merkel defends treatment of weeping Palestinian girl

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday defended her treatment of a crying teenage Palestinian refugee following a storm of protest on social media.

German economy minister due in Iran with business leaders

Berlin - German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel flew to Iran Sunday as the first top Western official to visit the country since world powers and Tehran reached a historic nuclear deal.

Russia's Lavrov talks with Ukraine, U.S., German counterparts

Moscow - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held separate talks Saturday with his Ukraine, US and German counterparts, the Kremlin announced, as fighting spikes in eastern Ukraine.

Families of Germanwings victims hold out for higher compensation

Berlin - Families of Germans killed in the crash of a Germanwings jet in the French Alps have turned down the airline's compensation offer, demanding a higher amount of at least 100,000 euros, their lawyer said Saturday.

Schaeuble says prepared to resign if hand forced in Greece talks

Berlin - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is prepared to resign rather than go against his convictions in negotiations on Greece's debt crisis, he said in an interview published Saturday.
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V8 hotel in Stuttgart has special themed rooms.
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A view of Löerrach in Southwest germany
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Protests against worldwide NSA surveillance in Germany.
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The exterior of Berlin's Jewish Museum, designed by Daniel Libeskind
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Cologne Cathedral in Germany.
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Schwäbisch Hall has a population of 36,799. The residents of Schwäbisch Hall come from over 100 countries.
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Peter Fitzek, self-styled "King of Germany"
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