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Cologne on lockdown as Erdogan wraps up ill-tempered visit to Germany

29 Sep 2018

COLOGNE, Germany Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wrapped up an ill-tempered visit to Germany on Saturday with a visit to Cologne, where a security lockdown kept supporters and protesters away from a ceremony to open the country's largest mosque. | Video

Berlin festival movie tells true story of Cold War rebels with a cause

16 Feb 2018

ESSEN, Germany/BERLIN As Soviet tanks crushed an uprising in Hungary in 1956, a group of children in East Germany began their own protest, taking on a communist regime that would keep their country divided for three more decades.

Germany's Merkel suffers state vote setback as coalition talks loom

16 Oct 2017

BERLIN/HANOVER Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) defeated Angela Merkel's conservatives in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony on Sunday, a setback for the chancellor as she prepares for tricky coalition talks at the national level this week.

Merkel rounds on German auto execs in opening election rally

12 Aug 2017

DORTMUND, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel kicked off her re-election campaign on Saturday with a stinging attack on German auto executives, pressing them to innovate to secure jobs, and win back trust lost by a diesel emissions scandal.

German town bars asylum seekers from pool after harassment complaints

15 Jan 2016

BORNHEIM, Germany A western German town has barred adult male asylum seekers from its public indoor swimming pool after receiving complaints that some women were sexually harassed there.

Oldest London Olympian going strong after 50 years

07 Mar 2012

Aachen, Germany It has been nearly half a century since Japanese Hiroshi Hoketsu first participated in an Olympic Games. Now, aged 70, he has set his sights on the London Olympics after qualifying as part of Japan's dressage team last week.

Oldest London Olympian going strong after 50 years

07 Mar 2012

Aachen, Germany It has been nearly half a century since Japanese Hiroshi Hoketsu first participated in an Olympic Games. Now, aged 70, he has set his sights on the London Olympics after qualifying as part of Japan's dressage team last week.

Oldest London Olympian going strong after 50 years

07 Mar 2012

Aachen, Germany It has been nearly half a century since Japanese Hiroshi Hoketsu first participated in an Olympic Games. Now, aged 70, he has set his sights on the London Olympics after qualifying as part of Japan's dressage team last week.

Olympics-Oldest London Olympian going strong after 50 years

07 Mar 2012

Aachen, Germany, March 7 It has been nearly half a century since Japanese Hiroshi Hoketsu first participated in an Olympic Games. Now, aged 70, he has set his sights on the London Olympics after qualifying as part of Japan's dressage team last week.

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