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# germany - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Syrian ex-colonel gets life sentence in German 'crimes against humanity' trial
# Historic Ruling
# Historic Ruling

Syrian ex-colonel gets life sentence in German 'crimes against humanity' trial

Jan 13th 2022, 10:19 AM 13,089 Views 17 Comments

The accused sought refuge in Germany after deserting the Syrian regime in 2012.

# germany - Monday 10 January, 2022

Baby on board but train leaves German station with parents on platform
# Germany
# Germany

Baby on board but train leaves German station with parents on platform

Jan 10th 2022, 7:01 PM 52,821 Views 36 Comments

The child was reunited with his family after a conductor ordered the train back to the railway station it had left.

# germany - Friday 7 January, 2022

Berlin court sentences former teacher to life for murdering man as part of cannibal fantasy
# Stefan R
# Stefan R

Berlin court sentences former teacher to life for murdering man as part of cannibal fantasy

Jan 7th 2022, 6:32 PM 18,708 Views 0 Comments

Stefan R was silent as the trial began but spoke during proceedings to reject the accusations.

# germany - Friday 17 December, 2021

Merkel rival chosen as leader of Germany's conservative CDU by members
# Friedrich Merz
# Friedrich Merz

Merkel rival chosen as leader of Germany's conservative CDU by members

Dec 17th 2021, 11:05 PM 13,372 Views 4 Comments

Merz will lead the opposition to the new government under Social Democrat Olaf Scholz, who succeeded Merkel last week.

# germany - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

German police launch raids after death threats by anti-vaxxers against governor
# Raids
# Raids

German police launch raids after death threats by anti-vaxxers against governor

Dec 15th 2021, 12:05 PM 10,945 Views 40 Comments

Opponents of Covid rules allegedly plotted to kill Saxony’s governor Michael Kretschmer.

# germany - Friday 10 December, 2021

German legislators back vaccine mandate for health workers
# Bundestag
# Bundestag

German legislators back vaccine mandate for health workers

Dec 10th 2021, 2:59 PM 6,481 Views 23 Comments

Health Minister Karl Lauterbach had earlier told parliament it was unconscionable that some who work with particularly vulnerable people were still not vaccinated.

# germany - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Kyle Walker sent off as sub-par Man City beaten in Germany
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Kyle Walker sent off as sub-par Man City beaten in Germany

Dec 7th 2021, 7:43 PM 6,523 Views 5 Comments

The match was played behind closed doors in Germany.

# germany - Saturday 4 December, 2021

Five bodies found at house in Germany
# Bodies Found
# Bodies Found

Five bodies found at house in Germany

Dec 4th 2021, 5:49 PM 73,273 Views 10 Comments

The discovery was made at a house near Berlin.

# germany - Friday 3 December, 2021

Angela Merkel urges Germans to shun hatred as she prepares to step down at ceremony
# Germany
# Germany

Angela Merkel urges Germans to shun hatred as she prepares to step down at ceremony

Dec 3rd 2021, 10:34 AM 14,845 Views 27 Comments

Merkel was given a traditional military musical performance and march at the defence ministry.

# germany - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Four injured after Second World War bomb explodes at Munich construction site
# Germany
# Germany

Four injured after Second World War bomb explodes at Munich construction site

Dec 1st 2021, 2:58 PM 20,237 Views 13 Comments

A column of smoke was seen rising from the site near the train station.

# germany - Saturday 27 November, 2021

Germany reports first two cases of Omicron variant
# Omicron
# Omicron

Germany reports first two cases of Omicron variant

Updated Nov 27th 2021, 6:35 PM 87,955 Views 89 Comments

The positive cases, found in a group of around 600 passengers, will be examined to see if they are the new Omicron variant.

# germany - Friday 26 November, 2021

German air force to transfer Covid patients as hospitals run out of ICU beds
# Germany
# Germany

German air force to transfer Covid patients as hospitals run out of ICU beds

Nov 26th 2021, 1:32 PM 18,458 Views 17 Comments

The country’s disease control agency said 76,414 newly confirmed cases were reported in the past 24 hours.

# germany - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Germany passes milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19
# Germany
# Germany

Germany passes milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19

Nov 25th 2021, 2:50 PM 9,740 Views 37 Comments

The country’s health minister has said rising cases mean everyone who is not vaccinated will have caught the virus by the end of winter.

# germany - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

German parties agree three-way deal that paves way for successor to Merkel
# Germany
# Germany

German parties agree three-way deal that paves way for successor to Merkel

Nov 24th 2021, 7:55 PM 6,413 Views 8 Comments

Olaf Scholz of the centre-left Social Democrats is set become Germany’s new chancellor

# germany - Thursday 18 November, 2021

German lawmakers back new Covid measures after disease agency warns of 'really terrible Christmas'
# Bundestag
# Bundestag

German lawmakers back new Covid measures after disease agency warns of 'really terrible Christmas'

Nov 18th 2021, 7:49 PM 28,319 Views 11 Comments

The laws include requirements for employees to prove they are vaccinated, recovered from Covid-19 or have tested negative to access workplaces.

# germany - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Gas prices soar as Germany halts Nord Stream 2 approval
# Gas Prices
# Gas Prices

Gas prices soar as Germany halts Nord Stream 2 approval

Nov 16th 2021, 8:33 PM 36,907 Views 29 Comments

European gas prices jumped about 10% on the announcement

# germany - Monday 8 November, 2021

Angela Merkel says Germany has ‘managed’ migrant influx
# Angela Merkel
# Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel says Germany has ‘managed’ migrant influx

Nov 8th 2021, 12:57 PM 13,987 Views 23 Comments

The German chancellor is preparing to step down

German Covid infection rate soars as Slovakia reintroduces certain lockdown measures
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

German Covid infection rate soars as Slovakia reintroduces certain lockdown measures

Updated Nov 8th 2021, 12:16 PM 39,213 Views 45 Comments

The country has seen more than 201 cases per 100,000 residents in the past seven days.

# germany - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Germany's Covid cases soar as WHO warns over Europe deaths
# Winter Surge
# Winter Surge

Germany's Covid cases soar as WHO warns over Europe deaths

Nov 4th 2021, 8:44 PM 41,430 Views 90 Comments

WHO’s Europe chief said hospital admissions are higher in countries where fewer people have been vaccinated.

German woman jailed for killing five of her children
# Solingen
# Solingen

German woman jailed for killing five of her children

Nov 4th 2021, 1:30 PM 35,993 Views 16 Comments

Court-appointed psychological experts determined that she could be held criminally responsible for her actions.

# germany - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

'ICU beds are running out again': Germany hit by 'massive' pandemic of unvaccinated
# Fourth Wave
# Fourth Wave

'ICU beds are running out again': Germany hit by 'massive' pandemic of unvaccinated

Nov 3rd 2021, 10:13 PM 43,832 Views 84 Comments

A system that excludes the unvaccinated from some activities could be introduced in Germany’s 16 states.

# germany - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Bayern star Kimmich sparks vaccination debate in Germany
# Under Scrutiny
From The42
# Under Scrutiny

Bayern star Kimmich sparks vaccination debate in Germany

Oct 26th 2021, 8:40 PM 8,202 Views 0 Comments

The player recently revealed he decided against being vaccinated.

# germany - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

96-year-old ex-Nazi concentration camp secretary who fled trial to face court today
# Germany
# Germany

96-year-old ex-Nazi concentration camp secretary who fled trial to face court today

Oct 19th 2021, 9:16 AM 15,058 Views 0 Comments

She is charged with complicity in the murder of more than 10,000 people at Stutthof camp in occupied Poland.

# germany - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip
# Farewell Tour
# Farewell Tour

Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip

Oct 10th 2021, 10:47 AM 12,698 Views 12 Comments

The outgoing Chancellor is making her eight and final visit to Israel before retiring from politics.

# germany - Saturday 9 October, 2021

‘Long way to go’ in talks to form German government – Green leader
# Government Formation
# Government Formation

‘Long way to go’ in talks to form German government – Green leader

Oct 9th 2021, 2:01 PM 6,678 Views 1 Comment

The centre-left Social Democrats, the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats have held talks following the election last month.

# germany - Thursday 7 October, 2021

100-year-old former Nazi camp guard refuses to discuss atrocities at trial
# Germany
# Germany

100-year-old former Nazi camp guard refuses to discuss atrocities at trial

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 5:33 PM 30,245 Views 0 Comments

The defendant is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder.

Germany puts 100-year-old man on trial for Nazi crimes
# Sachsenhausen
# Sachsenhausen

Germany puts 100-year-old man on trial for Nazi crimes

Oct 7th 2021, 8:22 AM 28,556 Views 43 Comments

German prosecutors are racing to bring the last surviving Nazi perpetrators to justice.

# germany - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Social Democrats likely contenders to lead German coalition government as exploratory talks begin
# Goodbye Merkel
# Goodbye Merkel

Social Democrats likely contenders to lead German coalition government as exploratory talks begin

Oct 6th 2021, 4:55 PM 6,138 Views 4 Comments

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel will remain in office until a new government is in place.

# germany - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial
# Germany
# Germany

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 9:15 PM 80,562 Views 0 Comments

Irmgard Furchner is accused of typing up the deportation and execution orders of 10,000 people at the concentration camp.

# germany - Monday 27 September, 2021

Explainer: Berlin has voted to forcibly buy homes from property giants, what happens next?
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Explainer: Berlin has voted to forcibly buy homes from property giants, what happens next?

Sep 27th 2021, 1:40 PM 31,994 Views 24 Comments

The referendum supports the expropriation of homes from property companies to the city.

Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition
# Goodbye Merkel
# Goodbye Merkel

Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 12:56 PM 25,146 Views 1 Comment
  • Preliminary official results showed that the centre-left Social Democrats narrowly won the vote.
  • Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democrat bloc had its worst result since 1949.
  • Would-be successor Armin Laschet claims right to try to build the next government .
Olaf Scholz: 'robotic' Social Democrat within grasp of Merkel's job
# Olaf Scholz
# Olaf Scholz

Olaf Scholz: 'robotic' Social Democrat within grasp of Merkel's job

Sep 27th 2021, 11:13 AM 10,129 Views 5 Comments

Nicknamed “Scholzomat” for his robotic speeches, Scholz has a reputation for being meticulous, confident and fiercely ambitious.

# germany - Sunday 26 September, 2021

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works
# Bundestagswahl 2021
# Bundestagswahl 2021

As Germany votes to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor, here's how its electoral system works

Sep 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,649 Views 4 Comments

60.4 million people are set to vote today.

# germany - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls
# Germany Votes
# Germany Votes

Merkel makes final push for successor in Germany's knife-edge polls

Sep 25th 2021, 1:59 PM 17,112 Views 7 Comments

Merkel had planned to keep a low profile but has been dragged into the frantic campaign.

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power
# New Chancellor
# New Chancellor

The 'eternal' chancellor: Angela Merkel prepares to leave the stage after 16 years in power

Sep 25th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,779 Views 14 Comments

Merkel has been at the helm of Germany since 2005.

# germany - Friday 24 September, 2021

10-man Bayern win at Fuerth to open three-point Bundesliga lead
# Top Of The Tree
From The42
# Top Of The Tree

10-man Bayern win at Fuerth to open three-point Bundesliga lead

Sep 24th 2021, 11:30 PM 2,364 Views 1 Comment

Benjamin Pavard was sent off, with Thomas Mueller and Joshua Kimmich among the goalscorers.

# germany - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls
# Berlin
# Berlin

Era of Angela Merkel set to end as Germany to head to the polls

Sep 23rd 2021, 9:24 AM 11,098 Views 16 Comments

Climate change has emerged as a top voter concern among the 60.4 million people eligible to vote.

# germany - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Petrol station worker in Germany killed after asking customer to wear mask
# Idar-Oberstein
# Idar-Oberstein

Petrol station worker in Germany killed after asking customer to wear mask

Sep 21st 2021, 2:55 PM 60,392 Views 41 Comments

The man told officers he acted ‘out of anger’ after being refused service for not wearing a mask while trying to buy beer.

# germany - Thursday 9 September, 2021

German football team stranded in Scotland for hours after plane makes unexpected landing
# Waiting Game
From The42
# Waiting Game

German football team stranded in Scotland for hours after plane makes unexpected landing

Sep 9th 2021, 1:51 PM 5,531 Views 1 Comment

The team was returning from their World Cup qualifier in Iceland.

# germany - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win
# World Cup Qualifiers
From The42
# World Cup Qualifiers

Italy break world record for longest unbeaten run while Germany pick up 6-0 win

Sep 5th 2021, 10:46 PM 9,533 Views 1 Comment

Italy played out a goalless draw with Switzerland while Germany beat Armenia 6-0.

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