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Merkel rejects Olympics boycott over Tibet

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday she does not favour a boycott of the Beijing Olympics in August over China's crackdown on pro-independence protests in Tibet.

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Deutsche Post to trim operations

Germany's privatized postal service said on Sunday it planned to sell hundreds of its branch offices to other companies but had no plans to cut jobs in the process.

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Merkel to stress Germany’s responsibility to Israel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Israel on Sunday to cement ties with the Jewish state nearly 60 years after its creation following World War II and the Nazi Holocaust.

Germany wants cash back from Nokia

Germany wants cash back from Nokia

Germany’s research ministry has joined calls to demand a return of subsidies from Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia which is under fire from Germans for moving production to Romania.

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Candidate kicked off reality show for Nazi gaffe

A candidate on Germany’s "Big Brother" reality TV show has been shown the door for using a notorious Nazi slogan.

‘Black day’ for Bayern as Cottbus thrash leaders

‘Black day’ for Bayern as Cottbus thrash leaders

Germany’s Bundesliga suffered its shock of the season when league leaders Bayern Munich were humbled by lowly Energie Cottbus on Saturday.

Shipwreck near Australia may solve war mystery

Shipwreck near Australia may solve war mystery

Wreckage of a legendary German ship said to have sunk the HMAS Sydney during World War II has been found near Australia, raising hopes that an enduring mystery will be solved.