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Germany Considers Sale of Parasitic Worm Eggs … as Food

August 20, 2017 |

Let’s get one thing straight: Parasitic worms can and do cause serious problems in the animals they infect, and it’s largely seen as a good thing that most humans in wealthier nations don’t have to deal with them. Hookworms, for instance, cause anemia, diarrhea, and pain, while the human whipworm…
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American Gives Nazi Salute in Germany, Gets Slugged

August 13, 2017 |

Police say a drunken American man was punched by a passer-by as he gave the stiff-armed Nazi salute multiple times in downtown Dresden, the AP reports. Dresden police said Sunday the 41-year-old, whose name and hometown weren’t given for privacy reasons, suffered minor injuries in the 8:15am Saturday assault.
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Tensions Escalate Between Germany and Turkey

July 30, 2017 |

After a year of slights, barbs and misunderstandings, Germany and Turkey are girding for a showdown that could rattle the European Union, alter the fight on terrorism and escalate the refugee crisis.
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Germany Confronts the Forgotten Story of Its Other Genocide

July 30, 2017 |

A war in Namibia, considered the first mass ethnic killing of the 20th century, is today at the center of negotiations over an apology and compensation. If the countries can successfully conclude talks, the outcome may be a model for other post-colonial powers grappling with past atrocities.
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Germany Seeks Help Finding G-20 Rioters

July 11, 2017 |

Germany has asked European governments for help in finding and prosecuting rioters who left a trail of destruction in Hamburg during the weekend’s Group of 20 summit.
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Nearly 200 Injured in Violent G-20 Protests in Germany

July 7, 2017 |

Violent protests marred the G-20 meeting in Germany, leaving at least 196 injured, as anarchists and others threw Molotov cocktails, blocked roadways, burned cars, attacked police officers and disrupted several events.
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Germany Bolsters China Ties as Trump Policies Raise Concern

July 6, 2017 |

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to boost economic cooperation between their countries as they met ahead of what is expected to be an unusually tense G-20 summit.
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It’s Official: Trump, Putin to Meet in Germany

July 5, 2017 |

In what is sure to be a closely watched event, President Trump will have his first official meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday. Announced by a Russian official Tuesday, and later confirmed by the White House, the meeting will take place as the leaders attend the G20 summit…
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Germany Warns of Hacking Leaks Ahead of Election

July 4, 2017 |

Russia is likely to leak hacked government information in an attempt to influence Germany’s election, top security officials said, as they pointed to multiple attempts to steal confidential documents in recent months.
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France Ready to Walk ‘Hand in Hand’ With Germany to Build New Europe

July 3, 2017 |

France’s recent elections give the eurozone an historic opportunity to deepen economic ties, led by a deeper relationship with Germany, according to Bruno Le Maire, the country’s new finance and economy minister.
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