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# germany - Yesterday’s News


# germany - Friday 17 February, 2017

Germany bans children's doll that can be used as 'spying device'

Parents were urged to disable the interactive toy by the Federal Network Agency which enforces bans on surveillance devices.

# germany - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From The42 'It's embarrassing and smacks of ignorance' - Nazi-era German anthem mistakenly sang at Fed Cup Mix-up This post contains videos

'It's embarrassing and smacks of ignorance' - Nazi-era German anthem mistakenly sang at Fed Cup

Tennis player Andrea Petkovic is outraged while organisers have apologised for the gaffe.

# germany - Sunday 5 February, 2017

How different is the story of someone fleeing Syria to that of a World War II refugee?

Harry and Ahmed tell their stories to Unicef.

# germany - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Personal details of 10,000 Auschwitz staff members published online

It’s part of a project that will name the staff who worked in death and concentration camps set up in occupied Poland.

# germany - Monday 30 January, 2017

The secretary of Nazi leader Joseph Goebbels has died at 106

She died on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

# germany - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Explainer: Who are the far-right Citizens of the Reich in Germany?

Germany authorities have begun cracking down on members of the far-right movement.

# germany - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Germany's top court rejects bid to ban far-right NPD party

The party was deemed to be “too insignificant” to pose a threat.

# germany - Monday 16 January, 2017

'It's a great thing': Trump heralds Brexit

Trump also attacked Angela Merkel over her immigration policy.

# germany - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Facebook is cracking down on fake news in Germany before Angela Merkel seeks fourth term

Parliamentary elections are slated for September or October.

# germany - Sunday 8 January, 2017

After the Berlin attack, Germany is planning a massive overhaul of its security services

Reforms are being proposed in the wake of the attack which killed 12 at a Christmas market in Berlin.

# germany - Friday 6 January, 2017

Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy

The local newspaper accused the alt-right website of distorting its reports to produce “fake news, hate and propaganda”.

# germany - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Hitler's Mein Kampf sells 85,000 copies in Germany

It was initially planned to print only 4,000 copies of the Nazi leader’s anti-Semitic manifesto, but production was boosted after intense demand.

# germany - Monday 2 January, 2017

Cologne police deny racial profiling after sending tweet about 'screening Nafris'

Nafris is police slang for men from north African countries.

# germany - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror

Merkel defended her decision to let in tens of thousands of asylum seekers last year.

# germany - Friday 30 December, 2016

Truckers across Poland sound their horns as owner of lorry used in Berlin attack laid to rest

The 37-year-old’s funeral in the northwestern village of Banie was attended by Polish President.

# germany - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Polish truck driver was 'shot hours before' Berlin market attack

German paper Bild says that the driver was shot in the head between 4.30pm and 5.30pm on the day of the attack.

# germany - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Tens of thousands to be evacuated from German city on Christmas morning to defuse WWII bomb

Around 54,000 people will have to leave their homes in Augsburg while the bomb is defused tomorrow.

Nephew of Berlin terror suspect arrested

Anis Amri’s nephew was arrested alongside two others in Tunisia.

# germany - Friday 23 December, 2016

Merkel thanks Italy after Berlin market attack suspect shot dead in Milan

The news was confirmed by the Italian Interior Minister.

# germany - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Authorities under fire as it emerges Berlin suspect was under investigation as potential jihadist

Questions have been raised as to how 24-year-old Anis Amri avoided detection in recent months.

# germany - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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Hertha Berlin pay tribute to Christmas market victims

The German club laid a wreath and stood in silence as a mark of respect for those who lost their lives.

German authorities offer €100k reward to find chief suspect in Berlin attack

Police have warned that 24-year-old Tunisian Anis Amri could be “violent and armed”.

Far-right leader says Germany 'has to close its borders'

Frauke Petry, who leads the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party, has hit out at Angela Merkel.

# germany - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised

The right-wing politician has been threatened with legal action over comments he made about an anti-racism group.

Isis claims responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack

Earlier, the Pakistani asylum seeker arrested in connection with the incident was released due to lack of evidence.

# germany - Monday 19 December, 2016

Nine people killed as truck ploughs into Berlin Christmas market

Many more have been injured. A suspect believed to be the driver was arrested nearby.

# germany - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Almost one year after the Cologne attacks, Germany still struggles with refugee integration

1,200 complaints were made to police, 500 of which were for sexual assault, on New Year’s Eve in Cologne last year

# germany - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

German man convicted again for killing man he met on cannibalism fetish website

There was no evidence that he ate any part of his victim.

# germany - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

'The full veil must be banned... wherever legally possible': Merkel wants a burqa ban in Germany

She underlined her support for a proposal by her interior minister to outlaw the full-face burqa Islamic veil in public places.

# germany - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Teenage asylum seeker arrested in Germany on suspicion of medical student's rape and murder

The murder made big news in Germany and was followed by another as yet unsolved crime.

# germany - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

The US State Department has issued a terror travel alert for Europe

It warned American citizens of credible information showing planned attacks by Isis and Al-Qa’ida this Christmas.

# germany - Monday 21 November, 2016

'Sharia police' who patrolled the streets in Germany did not break the law

The incidents sparked outrage in 2014 but a court has ruled there weren’t illegal.

# germany - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Spanish police arrest man who had 'macabre' tattoo of the date of his girlfriend's murder on his arm

The man is suspected of having used his girlfriend’s mobile phone after he killed her to update her Facebook and other social media profiles to try to throw off investigators.

Angela Merkel has decided to run for a fourth term to 'defend democratic values'

Although she knows re-election will not be a “cakewalk”.

# germany - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The42 Gareth Southgate's England denied victory by two late Spain goals at Wembley Spanish Lesson This post contains videos

Gareth Southgate's England denied victory by two late Spain goals at Wembley

Former Liverpool player Iago Aspas scored in the 89th minute before Isco levelled with practically the last kick of the game.

# germany - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Ex-policeman accused of cannibalism website killing is back in court

The verdict against 58-year-old Detlev Guenzel was overturned on appeal.

# germany - Monday 31 October, 2016

German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes

More than 7,000 people have sought information on the programme which is offered in 11 centres across Germany.

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Germany boss targeting defence of World Cup after signing another contract extension

Joachim Loew has been in charge of the national team since 2006.

# germany - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

German 'house of horrors' case: Couple accused of torturing women to death go on trial

The couple, aged in their 40s, are accused of torturing and killing two women.

# germany - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Four German police officers wounded in gunfire exchange with right-wing extremist

The 49-year-old alleged gunman belonged to the far-right “Citizens of the Reich” group.

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