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German circumcision ruling raises hue and cry


July 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German court ruling in Cologne against circumcision has managed to raise a big hue and cry. Jews and Muslims have come together to protest against the ... Read more...

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German Foreign Minister Westerwelle steps down as German Vice Chancellor


April 5th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle announced his decision to step down as Vice Chancellor as well as leader of the Free Democratic Party (FDP), DPA news agency ... Read more...

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Tibetans mourn demise of German politician


December 8th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 8 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Tuesday mourned the demise of Otto Graf Lambsdorff, a prominent figure in West German politics who had championed the cause of Tibet on various international ... Read more...

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World leaders pay tribute to Merkel’s election win (Second Lead)


September 28th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama was among the first to call to congratulate German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her victory in the general election. Similar messages continued to ... Read more...

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Merkel secures victory with new coalition partner (Lead)


September 28th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 28 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel secured victory at the head of a new centre-right coalition she said was needed "to move our country forward". "We've achieved our goal of forming ... Read more...

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Merkel secures victory in German elections


September 28th, 2009 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 28 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel secured victory Sunday at the head of a new centre-right coalition she said was needed "to move our country forwards." "We've achieved our goal of ... Read more...

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German president seeks second term


May 23rd, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 23 (DPA) Voting for the largely ceremonial post of German president began in parliament Saturday in what was expected to be a close contest between incumbent Horst Koehler and his ... Read more...

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Hungarian PM announces resignation


March 22nd, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, March 21 (Xinhua) Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany Saturday announced his resignation and proposed forming a new government with a new head. At a congress of his ruling Socialist Party, Gyurcsany ... Read more...

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