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The Local · 22 Jun 2010, 21:20
Published: 22 Jun 2010 21:20 GMT+02:00
The Local’s World Cup blog offers an outsider’s perspective on German football as Die Mannschaft goes for glory in South Africa. Don’t miss our daily roundup!
On Tuesday, our bloggers decided to lie back and think of England - and how its World Cup fate supposedly is held in the hands of a German ref. We also found where to watch the German match tomorrow in 3D and calculated the Fatherland's odds for advancing to the next round.
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Police outside a building in Jena during raids on Tuesday. Photo: DPA
Police forces in five German states carried out raids on Tuesday morning with the aim of tackling the financing of terror groups, police in Thuringia have reported.
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Gerhard Schröder. Photo: DPA
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Demonstrators holding a giant Turkish flag protest against the attempted coup in Istanbul in July. Photo: DPA.
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Hertha BSC beat FC Cologne 2-1. Photo: DPA
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