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Hitler's older brother was in fact younger and died early, historian says

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VIENNA A brother of Hitler's who was thought to be older was actually younger and died within days, raising questions about how his death might have affected the future leader of Nazi Germany, a historian said in comments published on Monday.

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German anti-migrant party stirs anger with comment on black soccer star 30 May 2016

BERLIN Germany's main anti-immigrant party stirred outrage on Sunday when its vice-chairman said people would not want German black soccer star Jerome Boateng as their neighbour.

German Protestant bishop wants Islam classes in all state schools 28 May 2016

BERLIN The head of the Protestant Church in Germany has called for Islam to be taught in state schools across the country as a way to make young Muslims impervious to the "temptation of fundamentalists".

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Islamic State has Euro 2016 in its sights, German spy chief says 27 May 2016

BERLIN Islamic State militants have the Euro 2016 football tournament in their sights though there is no concrete evidence at the moment of an attack being planned, the head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has said.

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Islamic State has Euro 2016 in its sights, German spy chief says 27 May 2016

BERLIN Islamic State militants have the Euro 2016 football tournament in their sights though there is no concrete evidence at the moment of an attack being planned, the head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has said.

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Germany investigates publisher planning new edition of 'Mein Kampf' 27 May 2016

BERLIN Public prosecutors in Germany are investigating a publisher's plans to print a new edition of Hitler's "Mein Kampf" without critical notes - a move that risks violating laws against spreading Nazi propaganda.

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German Foreign Minister Steinmeier says extending Russia sanctions more difficult 26 May 2016

VILNIUS An agreement on renewing sanctions against Russia when they run out on July 31 has become more difficult with growing opposition from some EU countries, Germany's foreign minister said on Thursday.

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Euro zone, IMF reach compromise deal on Greek debt relief 26 May 2016

BRUSSELS Euro zone governments on Wednesday offered Greece debt relief in 2018, but left key details for later in a bid to bridge Germany's view that no immediate action was needed and the International Monetary Fund's call for decisions now. | Video

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Germany, France hold back NATO, EU ambitions in Libya 25 May 2016

BRUSSELS Europe's bold intentions to support Libya's new U.N.-backed government are faltering as France and Germany resist a bigger role to rebuild the failed state, scarred by the West's 2011 air campaign to help topple dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

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Chocolate bar wrappers ignite German row over racism 25 May 2016

BERLIN Online debate raged in Germany on Wednesday after supporters of anti-Islam group Pegida criticised a confectioner's decision to print images of non-white football players on its chocolate bars instead of the usual picture of a blond-haired, blue-eyed boy.

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Attempted North Korea missile launch fails - South Korea

SEOUL North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast early on Tuesday but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean officials said, in what would be the latest in a string of unsuccessful ballistic missile tests by the isolated country.