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Fourth win in a row: Angela Merkel makes history in German poll

Merkel however faces tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist.

25 Sep 2017 9:32 AM

Frankfurt defuses massive 'Blockbuster' WWII bomb after evacuating 60,000

The evacuation area included two hospitals, care homes, the Opera House and Germany’s central bank, the Bundesbank.

04 Sep 2017 3:40 PM

German Chancellor Merkel, rival Schulz spar over Turkey in TV election debate

But polls following the 90-minute showdown gave Merkel the clear edge over Schulz, a former European Parliament chief.

04 Sep 2017 12:33 PM

Germany: Unexploded WW-II bomb recovered; 70,000 people to be evacuated

Police said the bomb in question was a HC 4000, a so-called high capacity bomb used in air raids by British forces.

31 Aug 2017 9:32 AM

German nurse murders 'at least 90 patients' with lethal drug overdose

The cause of death in many more could not be determined because the remains were cremated, said Oldenburg police chief Johann Kuehme.

28 Aug 2017 5:11 PM

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Merkel embarks on Germany's 'strangest' campaign

Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) lead their closest rivals, the Social Democrats (SPD), by a 12-to-17-point margin.

12 Aug 2017 9:39 AM

Germany: Tired of congested streets, man wades through river to work

The burly beer garden worker packs his laptop and clothes into a waterproof bag, dons his wetsuit and slides into River Isar.

11 Aug 2017 11:14 AM

1 dead, 6 injured in knife attack at supermarket in Hamburg

The attacker had been scheduled to be deported, but the process had been held up as he lacked identity papers, Scholz said.

29 Jul 2017 10:31 AM

Germany: 1 dead, many hurt after knife attack at Hamburg supermarket

The police said on Twitter that they don't have information on the assailant's motive or on the exact number of victims.

28 Jul 2017 8:47 PM

I just want to go home, says German girl who joined ISIS

The girl, named only as Linda W, said she wanted to be extradited to Germany and would cooperate with Iraq authorities.

24 Jul 2017 10:29 AM

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All by himself: Justin Trudeau wanders about G20 meeting room awkward, alone

Trudeau awkwardly skimmed the room, silently navigating through the crowd trying to make eye contact with anyone who is not occupied.

12 Jul 2017 2:31 PM

Erdogan says Turkey won’t ratify Paris climate deal if promises are not delivered

President Erdogan also suggested some other, unidentified, nations had a ‘problem’ with the agreement and were not renewing full support.

09 Jul 2017 11:56 AM

US isolated as other G20 members, including India support Paris climate pact

Trump had said that the US will withdraw from the accord, saying the deal benefited nations like India and China.

09 Jul 2017 11:07 AM

Modi ends G20 Summit after talks on Vijay Mallya, terror, climate pact

PM asked for UK's cooperation for return of escaped Indian economic offenders, MEA spokesperson said in a tweet after Modi met May.

09 Jul 2017 8:17 AM

India a major influence on G-20 counter-terror talks, says Panagariya

India pitched for a separate joint statement on fighting terror.

09 Jul 2017 4:47 AM

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US President walks up to Modi for 'impromptu' chat during G20 sessions

Arvind Panagariya, sherpa for India at the Summit, tweeted about the ‘interaction’, along with pictures of the 2 leaders and others.

08 Jul 2017 8:27 PM

Ivanka sits in for US President, shares table with world leaders at G20 Summit

The incident fuelled long-standing allegations of nepotism against the US leader, who has put family members in top White House positions.

08 Jul 2017 7:43 PM

Modi seeks UK's help in return of economic offenders like Vijay Mallya

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson said Prime Minister asked for UK's 'cooperation for return of escaped Indian economic offenders'.

08 Jul 2017 6:33 PM

G20 summit: Merkel’s eye-roll during chat with Putin goes viral

One thing that one can assume is that the two were speaking German, a language that Putin speaks fluently.

08 Jul 2017 5:06 PM

Modi invites Norway pension funds to invest in India

Both leaders expressed their commitment to further develop the special strategic partnership between India and South Korea.

08 Jul 2017 4:58 PM

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