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Twelve charged in Germany with plotting mosque attacks, murders

Nov 13 2020

BERLIN German prosecutors have charged 12 men with plotting well-funded, armed attacks on mosques in which they planned to kill or injure as many Muslims as possible, authorities said on Friday.

Germany dampens hopes for swift end to winter lockdown

Nov 13 2020

BERLIN German government officials dampened hopes on Friday that an economically painful partial lockdown would be lifted promptly at the end of November, since infection rates were continuing to surge.

France, Germany push for tighter EU borders after attacks

Nov 10 2020

BERLIN/PARIS France and Germany pushed on Tuesday to tighten European Union borders to head off what French President Emmanuel Macron called the "threat of terrorism" after suspected Islamist militants killed eight people in Paris, Nice and Vienna within a month.

U.S. allies greet Biden as next president despite Trump refusal to concede

Nov 07 2020

BERLIN/LONDON/OTTAWA Some of the United States' biggest and closest allies quickly congratulated Joe Biden on his presidential election victory on Saturday even though Donald Trump, with whom several have had rocky relations, had yet to concede. | Video

Germany pushes for EU solidarity on migration - again

Sep 22 2020

BERLIN/BRUSSELS German's Angela Merkel embarks this week on her third bold attempt to reshape European migration, but she faces an uphill task convincing other EU leaders to host refugees, even if her plan contains generous incentives.

Germany pushes for EU solidarity on migration - again

Sep 22 2020

BERLIN/BRUSSELS German's Angela Merkel embarks this week on her third bold attempt to reshape European migration, but she faces an uphill task convincing other EU leaders to host refugees, even if her plan contains generous incentives.

Swine fever found in Germany putting pork exports at risk

Sep 10 2020

BERLIN/HAMBURG Germany confirmed on Thursday that African swine fever (ASF) had been found in a dead wild boar near its border with Poland, threatening pork exports to China from Europe's biggest pork producer, which were worth $1.2 billion (921.23 million pounds) last year.

Swine fever found in Germany putting pork exports at risk

Sep 10 2020

BERLIN/HAMBURG Germany confirmed on Thursday that African swine fever (ASF) had been found in a dead wild boar near its border with Poland, threatening pork exports to China from Europe's biggest pork producer, which were worth $1.2 billion last year.

UPDATE 3-Swine fever found in Germany putting pork exports at risk

Sep 10 2020

* FACTBOX-German pig sector (Adds industry expects export bans to China, Japan)

German Social Democrats pick finance minister Scholz as chancellor candidate

Aug 10 2020

BERLIN Germany's Social Democrats on Monday proposed Olaf Scholz, the finance minister and the party's most popular politician, to run to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel in next year's national election, when her fourth and final term is expected to end.

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