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Police evict Occupy Berlin

The Left Party has come out against Saturday's police eviction of demonstrators occupying the Reichstag lawn.

Pirates in Berlin and troubles on the left

An unusual new party, the Pirates, won seats in Berlin's parliament on Sunday, while right, left and Greens are in turmoil.

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Right-wing music fest gets punked by anti-racists with Trojan Ts

Hundreds of right-wing neo-Nazis and fascists got a big surprise when they went home and washed their new T-shirts from a German right-wing music festival: a message of hope and tolerance.

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It's ugly: Germany arms Saudi Arabia

Media reports left two aspects unmentioned. The tank manufacturers profiting most from the deal, Krauss-Maffei-Wegmann and Rheinmetall, have always been generous in political donations. The other aspect is historical.

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Controversy over Israel and anti-Semitism embroils German left

Heated debate that had been tearing at Germany's Left Party seems to have abated after June 28, when its Bundestag members modified a controversial position on Israel.

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E. coli outbreak poisons Europe

There are now 1,733 people in Germany affected by a dangerous e. coli outbreak, affecting both the economy and workers across Europe.

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Winners and losers in Bremen elections

Today in Bremen, most shipyards are a thing of the past and it is struggling to climb out of its heavy debt as a container port.

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Libya and Japan grab Germany’s attention

Elections in an East German state were largely overshadowed by the news from Japan and, far more, from Libya.

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World notes: Germany, Niger, Afghanistan - and more

International news about Germany, Niger, Afghanistan, India, Ecuador and Cuba.

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German scandal fells a mighty baron

German Defense Minister and right-wing rising star Baron Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg had to step down when it turned out he plagiarized a chunk of his dissertation.

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