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German police stop far-right vigilantes patrolling Polish border

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Berlin, GermanyGerman police said on Sunday they had stopped more than 50 far-right vigilantes armed with pepper spray, a bayonet, a machete and batons who were trying to patrol the Polish border to stop migrants fro...

German woman leaves $7.5 million to her neighbors

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Berlin Residents of a community in central Germany have unexpectedly inherited property and a stock portfolio worth €6.2 million ($ 7.5 million), following the death of an elderly neighbor. Renate Wedel had lived in...

Tributes paid to German Olympic silver medal bobsledder Richard Adjei who has died at 37

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Tributes from the winter sports community have been paid to German Olympic silver medalist bobsledder Richard Adjei who has died at the age of 37. Adjei's death was announced by his brother, Jason, on Instagram on ...

German gas station clerk murdered after refusing service to man who wouldn’t wear COVID mask

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Authorities said that the shooter, a 49-year-old German man, told officers he acted "out of anger" after the 20-year-old clerk would not let him buy a beer. "He further stated during interrogation that he rejected th...

A German man’s Nazi grandfather took over a Jewish man’s store. He tracked down his descendants to apologize

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Thomas Edelmann was born in Germany more than 25 years after the Allies defeated Hitler. Yet last year, following an unexpected marketing call, the 49-year-old businessman contacted a retired teacher in Israel to a...

German Olympic female gymnasts wearing unitard to combat ‘sexualization in gymnastics’

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Instead of going with the traditional leotards, the German team members will wear a unitard covering their legs and instead of showing off their arms. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . The German team first ...

Lost German warship discovered on seabed 80 years after sinking

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A German warship sunk by a torpedo during World War II has been found on the seabed off Norway, more than eight decades after it was attacked. Statnett, the Norwegian state-owned power grid operator, made the asto...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit White House on July 15

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President Joe Biden will welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House next month, the White House says. It will be her first visit to Washington during Biden's presidency, and likely her final US visit...

LGBTQ campaign backed by German footballers hailed as a ‘step in the right direction’

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More than 800 professional footballers in Germany have backed a campaign offering support to LGBTQ players. The campaign has been launched by the magazine 11Freunde (11 Friends) and includes statements from several...

Firefight at Kabul airport leaves one Afghan officer dead, German military says

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The reported shooting underscored the dangers international troops and fleeing Afghans continue to face in the city now controlled by the Taliban. The German military said in a tweet that one Afghan security officer ...

Bidens announce their ‘beloved’ German Shepherd Champ has died

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The Bidens announced Saturday that their "beloved" German Shepherd Champ has died. "Our hearts are heavy today as we let you all know that our beloved German Shepherd, Champ, passed away peacefully at home," Preside...

Explosion at chemical complex in German city of Leverkusen

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Germany’s Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance classified the explosion as "an extreme threat" and asked residents to stay inside and keep windows and doors closed, German news agency dpa repor...

German coach booted from Olympics after punching horse during women’s pentathlon

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Team coach Kim Raisner was disqualified from the Games after she was seen striking Saint Boy, ridden by Germany’s Annika Schleu, with her fist during the Women’s Modern Pentathlon competition, the Union International...

German media group fires BILD editor after damning press reports

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(CNN Business)The German media group Axel Springer said on Monday that it has fired the editor-in-chief of the BILD newspaper, Julian Reichelt, for failing to "to maintain a clear boundary between private and profes...

Remains found in Colorado national park believed to be those of a German man who went missing nearly 40 years ago

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Human remains found in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado are believed to belong to a 27-year-old West German man who went missing 38 years ago during a ski trip, authorities said Thursday. Rudi Moder -- who ...

Several people killed and injured after knife attack in German town, police say

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Several people were killed and injured in a knife attack in the German city of Wurzburg, the district police of Lower Franconia tweeted on Friday. "We are still on site with strong staff. The attacker was overwhel...

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