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Germany reopens hate speech, gun law debates after shisha bar killings

Germany reopens hate speech, gun law debates after shisha bar killings

Germany's government faced calls to toughen gun ownership laws and step up efforts to track far-right sympathisers after the suspect in one of its worst mass shootings since World War Two was found to have published a racist manifesto.

Merkel slams 'poison' of racism after 9 killed in Germany shootings

Merkel slams 'poison' of racism after 9 killed in Germany shootings

Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the ‘poison’ of racism Thursday after a shooter with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe in the German city of Hanau.

Political shock in Germany as Merkel's would-be successor stands down

Political shock in Germany as Merkel's would-be successor stands down

The leader of Germany's governing Christian Democrats (CDU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, will not run to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a surprise announcement ...

Man in Germany contracts coronavirus in one of first cases of transmission outside China

Man in Germany contracts coronavirus in one of first cases of transmission outside China

Germany has declared its first confirmed case of the coronavirus after a 33-year-old man contracted it from a colleague visiting his workplace from Shanghai, in one of the first cases of person-to-person transmission outside China.

US woman repents for 'reckless' Germany beer mug theft - 55 years ago

US woman repents for 'reckless' Germany beer mug theft - 55 years ago

More than half a century after her crime, a 73-year-old US woman has returned a beer mug she stole from one of Germany's most famous breweries.

Libya summit opens in Berlin, seeking end to foreign meddling

Libya summit opens in Berlin, seeking end to foreign meddling

World leaders made a fresh push for peace in Libya at a summit in Berlin on Sunday, in a desperate bid to stop the conflict-wracked nation from turning into a ‘second Syria’.

German police probe motorcycling 'Hitler'

German police probe motorcycling 'Hitler'

German police said they were investigating after a man dressed as Adolf Hitler rode around a weekend festival in a motorbike sidecar

German library to return books looted by Nazis

German library to return books looted by Nazis

After 77 years, 22 books stolen by the Nazis are to be returned to the library of the HohenEichen House, a Jesuit centre in the eastern German city of Dresden.

Lower Saxony PM underscores Qatar role in development of LNG terminal in Germany

Lower Saxony PM underscores Qatar role in development of LNG terminal in Germany

The proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal to be developed along the North Sea coast of Lower Saxony in Germany could open up new markets for Qatar ...

Thousands of asylum seekers re-entering Germany to reapply

Thousands of asylum seekers re-entering Germany to reapply

Thousands of asylum seekers living in Germany have already been deported or voluntarily left the country before coming back and reapplying, according to a report from the Welt am Sonntag newspaper.

Hundreds of activists break into coal mines in eastern Germany

Hundreds of activists break into coal mines in eastern Germany

Hundreds of activists broke into several coal mines in eastern Germany on Saturday to call for an immediate end to coal use, according to organizers and energy firms.

Hundreds of activists break into coal mines in eastern Germany

Hundreds of activists break into coal mines in eastern Germany

Hundreds of activists broke into several coal mines in eastern Germany on Saturday to call for an immediate end to coal use, according to organizers and the energy firm Leag.