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Gunman kills one, takes another hostage in German town


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 4 (IANS) At least one person was shot dead and another taken hostage in Germany after an unidentified gunman opened fire Wednesday morning in Karlsruhe, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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Man guns down two doctors, kills self


March 6th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 6 (IANS) A 78-year-old man entered a clinic in a German town and opened fire, killing two doctors. He then turned the gun on himself after a gunfight ... Read more...

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Koblenz placed on alert after WWII bombs were found in the city


November 28th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Koblenz, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The entire town of Koblenz has been placed on the red after the discovery of British World War II bombs in the city. Officials have announced that ... Read more...

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French nuclear waste train enters Germany


November 26th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 26 (IANS) A French train loaded with 150 tonnes of reprocessed nuclear waste crossed into Germany Friday, heading for a controversial radioactive waste storage facility in a small ... Read more...

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‘Stanley…’ star wins most prestigious child actor award


October 18th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Partho Gupte, who shot to fame with his stellar performance as the wise but deprived Stanley in his father Amole Gupte's film "Stanley Ka Dabba", has ... Read more...

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German chancellor Merkel’s father dead


September 4th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 4 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel's father has passed away at the age of 85, the chancellor's office said.Merkel cancelled her attendance to a scheduled campaign rally, ahead ... Read more...

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Remains of Hitler’s deputy to be destroyed


July 21st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The remains of Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess in a German graveyard will be destroyed to prevent neo-Nazis from converting the area into a pilgrimage site, ... Read more...

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Baltic Sea letter in a bottle gets a reply after 24 years!


March 30th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): A German boy, who tossed a message in a bottle off a ship in the Baltic Sea 24 years ago, has finally received a reply.Russian Daniil Korotkikh, 13, ... Read more...

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Hundreds evacuated in German town after explosives cache found


January 23rd, 2011 - 4:45 am ICT by BNO News
BECHERBACH,GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- About 600 people were evacuated in the German town of Becherbach on Saturday as police brought in bomb-disposal robots to deal with around 60 kilograms of explosives, the ... Read more...

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Sven Koppler arrested for sending hundreds of tarantulas to US


January 20th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German man made a living by selling tarantulas all over the world.37-year-old Sven Koppler of the German town of Wachtberg has several customers all ... Read more...

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Ryan Leslie offers staggering $1 million reward for return of his stolen laptop


November 8th, 2010 - 1:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is one of the rare moments when stealing pays. Singer Ryan Leslie cannot live without his stolen laptop and has offered a whopping $1 million for ... Read more...

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Large crater opens up beneath German village


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Schmalkalden, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents of a German town woke up to the shock of their lives when they realized that a large crater has divided the town’s road and for ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama expresses hope of return to Tibet


September 21st, 2010 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, Sep 21 (DPA) The Dalai Lama said Monday in the Hungarian capital that he was "optimistic" that he would one day be able to return to Tibet on a Chinese passport. Speaking ... Read more...

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Generous German pensioner gives out money on street


September 1st, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Aschaffenburg (Germany), Sep 1 (DPA) Police in the German town of Aschaffenburg Wednesday were called to investigate after a well-dressed 65-year-old man was spotted handing out euro coins on the street. Wearing a ... Read more...

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Archaeologists uncover skeletons, weapons from 1628 battle


July 13th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 13 (DPA) Two skeletons and abandoned weapons found on the outskirts of a German town give an unparalleled insight into life in 1628 during Europe's worst conflict before the two ... Read more...

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Alligator Strolls Via A German Town


July 4th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An alligator was detected strolling on the lanes of a tiny German town in the middle of the night. This data had been divulged ... Read more...

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Gerd Mueller proud of German team’s ethnic diversity


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 2 (IANS) Legendary footballer Gerd Mueller feels that the ethnic diversity in the German team has played a role in transforming it into a winning outfit and it ... Read more...

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“Leonberger” Dog And “Cane Corso” Joins AKC Family


June 30th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, June 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three newly discovered species of pooches has been identified by the American Kennel Club for the upcoming American breed competition which shall be held ... Read more...

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Mail order service that offers human, animal body parts


June 1st, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) What do you want - a sliver of human head, a piece of smokers' lungs or a slice of human hand? All that and much more are now ... Read more...

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Synagogue opens in German town after 70 years


March 15th, 2010 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Herford, March 15 (DPA) A new synagogue was opened Sunday in the north-western German town of Herford, more than 70 years after the old synagogue was destroyed under Nazi rule. "I wish you ... Read more...

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WAGS book resort near England base in bid to defy Capello’s ban


February 26th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): England WAGS have decided to put up at a luxury resort just 14 miles from the players during the World Cup in South Africa in order to ... Read more...

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10,000 spectators at naked tobogganing race in Germany


February 21st, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Braunlage (Germany), Feb 20 (DPA) A naked tobogganing race attracted around 10,000 people to an eastern German town in the Harz mountains Saturday. Car parks were overflowing ahead of the popular event in ... Read more...

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Hamelin thief robs an amusement arcade with a cup of coffee


February 10th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hamelin, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An innovative thief in the German town of Hamelin robbed an amusement arcade with a cup of coffee. The thief used a cup of coffee as ... Read more...

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Reports: ‘No survivors’ as U.S. military helicopter crashes into forest near Viernheim, Germany


February 4th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. military helicopter crashed into a forest near the German town of Viernheim on Wednesday, officials said.German media reports said the Black Hawk went down in a ... Read more...

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1250 Heil Hitler saluting garden gnomes dominate German town centre


October 15th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct.15 (ANI): Over 1,000 black garden gnomes with their right arms raised in a Heil Hitler salute have been put up in the German town of Straubing - all in the ... Read more...

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Former CIA detainee held for attacking German mayor


September 11th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 11 (DPA) Khaled El-Masri, a German national of Lebanese descent who was held by the CIA in Afghanistan, attacked the mayor of a southern German town Friday. Police said El-Masri, 46, ... Read more...

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GM to sell off its Opel subsidiary


September 10th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 10 (DPA) Giant US carmaker General Motors Co. (GM) plans to sell off a majority stake in its European offshoot Opel to a consortium lead by the Canadian-Austrian auto ... Read more...

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Four die in midair collision in Germany


August 24th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Ellwangen (Germany), Aug 23 (DPA) Four people died in a midair collision involving a helicopter and a light plane near the southern German town of Ellwangen Sunday, police said. The accident happened near ... Read more...

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71-year-old faces murder charges after German shootings


August 19th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Schwalmtal (Germany), Aug 19 (DPA) A 71-year-old pensioner faces murder charges following shootings late Tuesday in which three people were killed and a fourth wounded, German police said Wednesday. They said those killed ... Read more...

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Four killed in shootout in Germany


August 19th, 2009 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
Schwalmtal (Germany), Aug 19 (DPA) Four people were killed and one person was seriously wounded Tuesday in a shootout in the western German town of Schwalmtal, police said. Three other people inside the ... Read more...

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Life term to ‘devil incarnate’ for wife’s brutal murder


August 18th, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Bielefeld (Germany), Aug 17 (DPA) A Turkish man was sentenced to life imprisonment Monday for brutally murdering his wife on New Year's Day, near the northwestern German town of Guetersloh. The 27-year-old confessed ... Read more...

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German girl feared imprisoned in her home for nine years


July 29th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Luebbenow (Germany), July 29 (DPA) A 13-year old girl, believed to have been imprisoned for up to nine years, was rescued from her parents' house in the eastern German town of Luebbenow, ... Read more...

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Older skin needs more protection from the sun


June 15th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Marburg (Germany), June 15 (DPA) Whether gardening at home or cavorting in the Mediterranean, older people need to be aware that sunbathing without some kind of UV (Ultraviolet Ray) protection is a ... Read more...

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German man detained for biting police officer


April 8th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 8 (RIA Novosti) The 24-year-old owner of a pit bull in Germany was detained after biting a police officer on the hip, the ddp news agency reported Wednesday. The incident ... Read more...

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German football to commemorate school killings victims


March 13th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, March 13 (DPA) A minute's silence will be observed at matches this weekend while German footballers will play with black armbands in memory of the 15 victims who were killed in ... Read more...

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