German President Steinmeier receives AstraZeneca jab

German President Steinmeier receives AstraZeneca jab

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday received the first dose of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, just two days after authorities recommended use of the controversial jab only for people aged 60 and over.

‘Pandemic won’t rob us of our future,’ says German president

‘Pandemic won’t rob us of our future,’ says German president

SPD looks to regroup as Müntefering bows out

SPD looks to regroup as Müntefering bows out

US must be ‘mutually respectful partner’: German President

US must be ‘mutually respectful partner’: German President

Presidential bodyguard suspended after losing gun in Berlin hotel

Presidential bodyguard suspended after losing gun in Berlin hotel

German president under fire for message to Iran

German president under fire for message to Iran

End of an era: Merkel passes torch to new party leader

End of an era: Merkel passes torch to new party leader

German leader takes part in UK’s Remembrance Sunday for first time

German leader takes part in UK’s Remembrance Sunday for first time

Friendship in tumultuous times? Steinmeier opens Thomas Mann House in US

Friendship in tumultuous times? Steinmeier opens Thomas Mann House in US

President Steinmeier sees ‘substantial change’ in trans-Atlantic ties

President Steinmeier sees ‘substantial change’ in trans-Atlantic ties

Germans must not fear political uncertainty: president

Germans must not fear political uncertainty: president

Cometh the hour: does Germany’s President have the skill to break political deadlock?

Cometh the hour: does Germany’s President have the skill to break political deadlock?

Germany seeks way out of crisis after government talks collapse

Germany seeks way out of crisis after government talks collapse

New walls are dividing our society, German President warns on Unity Day

New walls are dividing our society, German President warns on Unity Day

Steinmeier takes over from Gauck as Germany’s President

Steinmeier takes over from Gauck as Germany’s President

Germany’s new President – who he is and what he does

Germany’s new President – who he is and what he does

Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as new president

Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as new president

German FM warns of ‘turbulent times’ post Trump

German FM warns of ‘turbulent times’ post Trump

Coalition backs ‘anti-Trump’ to be new German president

Coalition backs ‘anti-Trump’ to be new German president

Russia tension ‘more dangerous than in Cold War’

Russia tension ‘more dangerous than in Cold War’

Steinmeier makes first visit to war-torn east Ukraine

Steinmeier makes first visit to war-torn east Ukraine

Is German diplomacy getting too chummy with Russia?

Is German diplomacy getting too chummy with Russia?

German government breaks neutrality on US elections

German government breaks neutrality on US elections

German minister: Donald Trump is a ‘hate preacher’

German minister: Donald Trump is a ‘hate preacher’

Germany seeks seat on UN security council

Germany seeks seat on UN security council

EU could fall to pieces after Brexit, Germany warns

EU could fall to pieces after Brexit, Germany warns

Who will be Germany’s next President?

Who will be Germany’s next President?

Berlin: Brexit could trigger new Northern Irish conflict

Berlin: Brexit could trigger new Northern Irish conflict

Germany scratches head over Trump’s zany foreign policy

Germany scratches head over Trump’s zany foreign policy

Germany dismisses Trump’s ‘politics of fear’

Germany dismisses Trump’s ‘politics of fear’

Germany praises ‘new hope for Syria’ after Munich talks

Germany praises ‘new hope for Syria’ after Munich talks

Bavaria demands control of own borders

Bavaria demands control of own borders

5 questions Germany must answer about Syria

5 questions Germany must answer about Syria

Germany pushes NATO to work with Putin

Germany pushes NATO to work with Putin

Two Germans caught in Mali hostage drama

Two Germans caught in Mali hostage drama

‘We can’t beat Isis with military means’: Germany

‘We can’t beat Isis with military means’: Germany

Germany calls for Syria transitional government

Germany calls for Syria transitional government

Germany’s friendship vow to Afghanistan

Germany’s friendship vow to Afghanistan

Germany challenges EU to agree on refugee plan

Germany challenges EU to agree on refugee plan

Social Democrats ‘won’t give up’ says Steinmeier

Social Democrats ‘won’t give up’ says Steinmeier

Germany lays ‘new foundation’ in Havana

Germany lays ‘new foundation’ in Havana

Steinmeier makes historic Cuba visit

Steinmeier makes historic Cuba visit

‘Historic’ deal reached on Iran nuclear programme

‘Historic’ deal reached on Iran nuclear programme

Second German confirmed among dead

Second German confirmed among dead

Steinmeier: Europe divided on refugees

Steinmeier: Europe divided on refugees

Germany warns Russia off ‘spiral of escalation’

Germany warns Russia off ‘spiral of escalation’

Germany slams ‘serious violations’ in Ukraine

Germany slams ‘serious violations’ in Ukraine

Steinmeier: Gaza is a ‘powder keg’

Steinmeier: Gaza is a ‘powder keg’

Steinmeier: corruption poisons football

Steinmeier: corruption poisons football

Experts: Steinmeier’s Egypt visit was ‘wrong’

Experts: Steinmeier’s Egypt visit was ‘wrong’

G7 throws weight behind German diplomacy

G7 throws weight behind German diplomacy

‘Grave concern’ about Ukraine in Berlin talks

‘Grave concern’ about Ukraine in Berlin talks

Germany: Russia and Ukraine must cooperate

Germany: Russia and Ukraine must cooperate

Steinmeier cancels Baltics trip for Iran talks

Steinmeier cancels Baltics trip for Iran talks

Steinmeier promises Ukraine ‘full support’

Steinmeier promises Ukraine ‘full support’

McCain calls Germany a Russia ‘appeaser’

McCain calls Germany a Russia ‘appeaser’

Germany and USA keep up Ukraine pressure

Germany and USA keep up Ukraine pressure

EU’s poorest countries ‘could join Schengen’

EU’s poorest countries ‘could join Schengen’

Just one in seven Germans trusts Russia

Just one in seven Germans trusts Russia

Greece targets crooks in €7.3bn tax plan

Greece targets crooks in €7.3bn tax plan

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Crises make Germany EU foreign policy leader

Parties welcome Gabriel’s Pegida meeting

Parties welcome Gabriel’s Pegida meeting

Ministers agree Ukraine weapons reductions

Ministers agree Ukraine weapons reductions

Talks fail to set Ukraine peace summit date

Talks fail to set Ukraine peace summit date

Germany hails Obama’s ‘courage’ over Cuba

Germany hails Obama’s ‘courage’ over Cuba

Germany wants to escalate Isis fight aid

Germany wants to escalate Isis fight aid

Germany and Italy: help refugee home countries

Germany and Italy: help refugee home countries

Ebola-ready jet prepared for take off

Ebola-ready jet prepared for take off

German FM: Iran nuclear talks ‘completely open’

German FM: Iran nuclear talks ‘completely open’

Steinmeier presses Putin in surprise meeting

Steinmeier presses Putin in surprise meeting

Steinmeier rushes to Moscow as Ukraine boils

Steinmeier rushes to Moscow as Ukraine boils

German FM hails easing of Jerusalem tension

German FM hails easing of Jerusalem tension

Ukraine rebels ready for violent fight: Steinmeier

Ukraine rebels ready for violent fight: Steinmeier

Germany condemns Ukraine rebel poll

Germany condemns Ukraine rebel poll

Kerry’s challenge to Russia at Berlin Wall

Kerry’s challenge to Russia at Berlin Wall

Indian schools drop German teaching

Indian schools drop German teaching

Germany rules out air strikes, troops in Iraq

Germany rules out air strikes, troops in Iraq

Opposition calls for arms export debate

Opposition calls for arms export debate

Germany ready to send arms to Iraqi Kurds

Germany ready to send arms to Iraqi Kurds

Steinmeier hosts ‘frank’ Ukraine summit

Steinmeier hosts ‘frank’ Ukraine summit

Steinmeier considers weapons exports to Iraq

Steinmeier considers weapons exports to Iraq

Merkel government enjoys mass popularity

Merkel government enjoys mass popularity

Steinmeier tops poll as Merkel’s successor

Steinmeier tops poll as Merkel’s successor

Germany warns of regional war in Iraq

Germany warns of regional war in Iraq

Moscow and Kiev need to talk: Steinmeier

Moscow and Kiev need to talk: Steinmeier

Steinmeier ‘horrified’ at far-right seat win

Steinmeier ‘horrified’ at far-right seat win

VIDEO: Foreign Minister becomes a YouTube hit

VIDEO: Foreign Minister becomes a YouTube hit

Germany pushes for dialogue in Ukraine crisis

Germany pushes for dialogue in Ukraine crisis

Steinmeier heads to Ukraine after EU talks

Steinmeier heads to Ukraine after EU talks

Ukraine calls in German ambassador

Ukraine calls in German ambassador

Germany lukewarm over UK-EU treaty change

Germany lukewarm over UK-EU treaty change

Germans oppose more military intervention

Germans oppose more military intervention

Kerry in Berlin: ‘US is committed to privacy’

Kerry in Berlin: ‘US is committed to privacy’

Germany slips in foreign policy rankings

Germany slips in foreign policy rankings

Foreign minister evokes WWI in Syria appeal

Foreign minister evokes WWI in Syria appeal

Steinmeier: Israeli settlements hurt peace

Steinmeier: Israeli settlements hurt peace

Foreign minister attacks ‘brainless’ eurosceptics

Foreign minister attacks ‘brainless’ eurosceptics

Merkel’s ex-foreign minister returns to role

Merkel’s ex-foreign minister returns to role

SPD turns from idea of working with Merkel

SPD turns from idea of working with Merkel

Steinbrück rules out new grand coalition

Steinbrück rules out new grand coalition

Merkel to stand for chancellor in 2013

Merkel to stand for chancellor in 2013

SPD’s Steinmeier won’t rule out early elections

SPD’s Steinmeier won’t rule out early elections

Parliament to investigate Steinmeier claims

Parliament to investigate Steinmeier claims

Steinmeier wants everyone asked organ donation question

Steinmeier wants everyone asked organ donation question

Boring Steinmeier charms his way back into Germany’s heart

Boring Steinmeier charms his way back into Germany’s heart

Steinbrück slaps down candidacy for ECB job

Steinbrück slaps down candidacy for ECB job

Crucial papers to include organ donation will

Crucial papers to include organ donation will

SPD calls for 2011 Afghanistan withdrawal

SPD calls for 2011 Afghanistan withdrawal

Disagreements reign over how to end Afghan mission by 2011

Disagreements reign over how to end Afghan mission by 2011

Steinmeier welcomes Polish embrace of Lisbon treaty

Steinmeier welcomes Polish embrace of Lisbon treaty

Making the SPD relevant through redundancy

Making the SPD relevant through redundancy

Is Germany ready for a reforming Merkel?

Is Germany ready for a reforming Merkel?

Merkel’s conservatives win with FDP: exit polls

Merkel’s conservatives win with FDP: exit polls

Parties make final push before election

Parties make final push before election

Steinmeier warns of social unrest with Merkel

Steinmeier warns of social unrest with Merkel

Merkel faces ‘hanging chad’ election victory

Merkel faces ‘hanging chad’ election victory

Press mauls new government plans

Press mauls new government plans

SPD makes Steinmeier parliamentary leader

SPD makes Steinmeier parliamentary leader

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World leaders congratulate Merkel on election win

The Local’s live coverage of the 2009 election

The Local’s live coverage of the 2009 election

FDP’s joker Westerwelle shapes up for coalition with Merkel

FDP’s joker Westerwelle shapes up for coalition with Merkel

Free Democrats vow to govern only with Merkel

Free Democrats vow to govern only with Merkel

Bundeswehr sees need for more troops in Afghanistan

Bundeswehr sees need for more troops in Afghanistan

Steinmeier calls for further probe of Afghan election results

Steinmeier calls for further probe of Afghan election results

Merkel chugs through Germany on whistle-stop tour

Merkel chugs through Germany on whistle-stop tour

Merkel and Steinmeier choose TV duet over duel

Merkel and Steinmeier choose TV duet over duel

Merkel and Steinmeier square off in TV debate

Merkel and Steinmeier square off in TV debate

Steinmeier plans to end Afghan ops by 2013

Steinmeier plans to end Afghan ops by 2013

Election TV debate last chance for sparks

Election TV debate last chance for sparks

Battered SPD limps into national election

Battered SPD limps into national election

Merkel rejects renewing grand coalition

Merkel rejects renewing grand coalition

Merkel ahead in polls as election battle heats up

Merkel ahead in polls as election battle heats up

Merkel brushes aside campaign critics

Merkel brushes aside campaign critics

State polls muddle German general election

State polls muddle German general election

CDU loses state polls in Saarland and Thuringia

CDU loses state polls in Saarland and Thuringia

Steinmeier attacks Merkel’s tax plans

Steinmeier attacks Merkel’s tax plans

A political primer for Germany’s election on September 27

A political primer for Germany’s election on September 27

Steinmeier exults in SPD state election gains

Steinmeier exults in SPD state election gains

Berlin pressures GM on Opel decision

Berlin pressures GM on Opel decision

FDP rules out ‘stoplight’ coalition

FDP rules out ‘stoplight’ coalition

Germany can create four million new jobs

Germany can create four million new jobs

Schmidt takes place in SPD campaign team

Schmidt takes place in SPD campaign team

Ulla Schmidt cleared of official car misuse, SPD split on her future

Ulla Schmidt cleared of official car misuse, SPD split on her future

SPD plunges to worst poll rating this year

SPD plunges to worst poll rating this year

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The man who would be chancellor: Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Steinmeier defends jobs-for-all election plan

Steinmeier defends jobs-for-all election plan

Berlin demands Iran free ‘political prisoners’

Berlin demands Iran free ‘political prisoners’

Steinmeier promises full employment within 11 years

Steinmeier promises full employment within 11 years

Steinmeier unveils his campaign war team

Steinmeier unveils his campaign war team

SPD meets as Schmidt storm rumbles

SPD meets as Schmidt storm rumbles

Obama betting on Merkel election win

Obama betting on Merkel election win

Steinmeier says coalition cramping election campaign

Steinmeier says coalition cramping election campaign

Steinmeier urges Syria to back mideast peace

Steinmeier urges Syria to back mideast peace

SPD to form ‘shadow cabinet’ to win over voters

SPD to form ‘shadow cabinet’ to win over voters

Majority of Germans think Merkel will win re-election

Majority of Germans think Merkel will win re-election

Steinmeier says Israel must stop settlements

Steinmeier says Israel must stop settlements

Committee split over Steinmeier’s role in US invasion of Iraq

Committee split over Steinmeier’s role in US invasion of Iraq

Police break up student university occupation

Police break up student university occupation

Müntefering’s love life irritates fellow Social Democrats

Müntefering’s love life irritates fellow Social Democrats

SPD’s Müntefering sharpens attacks on Merkel

SPD’s Müntefering sharpens attacks on Merkel

Berlin summons Iran’s ambassador

Berlin summons Iran’s ambassador

Steinmeier launches bid to unseat Merkel

Steinmeier launches bid to unseat Merkel

Steinmeier plummets in polls

Steinmeier plummets in polls

Berlin urges Russia to improve ties to US

Berlin urges Russia to improve ties to US

Merkel says EU vote boosts reelection hopes

Merkel says EU vote boosts reelection hopes

Steinmeier tells the secret of his silver hair

Steinmeier tells the secret of his silver hair

Germany wants EU to fight Google Books project

Germany wants EU to fight Google Books project

Opel future uncertain as Berlin talks stall

Opel future uncertain as Berlin talks stall

Berlin miffed at US as Opel talks collapse

Berlin miffed at US as Opel talks collapse

Guttenberg moots trust to save Opel

Guttenberg moots trust to save Opel

Israeli foreign minister’s visit irks German politicians

Israeli foreign minister’s visit irks German politicians

Opel cuts executive pay

Opel cuts executive pay

Germany checking Gitmo inmates for US

Germany checking Gitmo inmates for US

Taliban possibly tapping Berlin’s secrets

Taliban possibly tapping Berlin’s secrets

Steinmeier visits wounded soldier after two attacks on troops

Steinmeier visits wounded soldier after two attacks on troops

Five soldiers injured hours after Steinmeier arrives in Afghanistan

Five soldiers injured hours after Steinmeier arrives in Afghanistan

Spiegel: Fiat won’t close Opel plants

Spiegel: Fiat won’t close Opel plants

Germany boycotts UN racism conference

Germany boycotts UN racism conference

Chancellor candidate Steinmeier falling behind Merkel

Chancellor candidate Steinmeier falling behind Merkel

Steinmeier demands removal of US nukes from Germany

Steinmeier demands removal of US nukes from Germany

Opel teeters on the brink as politicians scrap for influence

Opel teeters on the brink as politicians scrap for influence

Steinmeier calls North Korea rocket a ‘clear provocation’

Steinmeier calls North Korea rocket a ‘clear provocation’

Germany gives €150 million to rebuild Gaza

Germany gives €150 million to rebuild Gaza

Steinmeier says ‘turbo-capitalism’ is dead

Steinmeier says ‘turbo-capitalism’ is dead

Germany shouldn’t host Iraqi Christians, minister says

Germany shouldn’t host Iraqi Christians, minister says

Germany to appoint Afghanistan envoy

Germany to appoint Afghanistan envoy

Berlin defends EU treaty amid court showdown

Berlin defends EU treaty amid court showdown

Germany hosts talks on Iran’s nuke programme

Germany hosts talks on Iran’s nuke programme

US and Germany talk security and trade

US and Germany talk security and trade

Steinmeier heads to DC for talks with Clinton

Steinmeier heads to DC for talks with Clinton

Steinmeier expecting US Gitmo request

Steinmeier expecting US Gitmo request

State-aided firms urged to withhold dividends

State-aided firms urged to withhold dividends

Steinmeier aims to work closely with Clinton on Mideast and Iran

Steinmeier aims to work closely with Clinton on Mideast and Iran

Germany welcomes first step to close Guantanamo Bay prison

Germany welcomes first step to close Guantanamo Bay prison

Hesse vote kicks off super election year

Hesse vote kicks off super election year

Steinmeier arrives in Israel for truce talks

Steinmeier arrives in Israel for truce talks

Steinmeier heads to Mideast for Gaza truce

Steinmeier heads to Mideast for Gaza truce

Germans to help Egypt block tunnels to Gaza

Germans to help Egypt block tunnels to Gaza

Steinmeier sends ‘let’s be friends’ letter to Obama

Steinmeier sends ‘let’s be friends’ letter to Obama

Steinmeier heads to Egypt for Gaza talks

Steinmeier heads to Egypt for Gaza talks

Steinmeier calls for memorial to German unity in Leipzig

Steinmeier calls for memorial to German unity in Leipzig

Germany renews call for Gaza ceasefire

Germany renews call for Gaza ceasefire

Steinmeier calls for blue helmets in Gaza

Steinmeier calls for blue helmets in Gaza

Steinmeier works for Middle East ceasefire

Steinmeier works for Middle East ceasefire

Steinmeier backs state aid for carmakers

Steinmeier backs state aid for carmakers

States reluctant to accept Gitmo inmates

States reluctant to accept Gitmo inmates

Freed hostages still in Yemen

Freed hostages still in Yemen

Germany ‘did not help US in Iraq war’

Germany ‘did not help US in Iraq war’

Government meets experts to discuss economic rescue package

Government meets experts to discuss economic rescue package

US general damages Steinmeier with thanks for Iraq war help

US general damages Steinmeier with thanks for Iraq war help

Germany suggests widening Iran sanctions to banks and transport

Germany suggests widening Iran sanctions to banks and transport

Steinmeier says Germany ready to boost Afghan engagement

Steinmeier says Germany ready to boost Afghan engagement

Steinmeier says West must engage Russia

Steinmeier says West must engage Russia

Steinmeier strengthens calls for action against pirates

Steinmeier strengthens calls for action against pirates

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Steinmeier calls for European jobs pact

Steinmeier to visit Iraq in sign of support for Obama

Steinmeier to visit Iraq in sign of support for Obama

Merkel aims to repair relations with China

Merkel aims to repair relations with China

Steinmeier promises tough finance rules

Steinmeier promises tough finance rules

SPD meets to crown new leadership duo

SPD meets to crown new leadership duo

Iran praises ‘constructive’ Germany in nuclear dispute

Iran praises ‘constructive’ Germany in nuclear dispute

Germany and China call for unity on Iranian nuclear programme

Germany and China call for unity on Iranian nuclear programme

Steinmeier says Europe warned US on financial crisis

Steinmeier says Europe warned US on financial crisis

Steinmeier fears impact of chilly US-Russia ties

Steinmeier fears impact of chilly US-Russia ties

Steinmeier says Russia hindering talks on Iran

Steinmeier says Russia hindering talks on Iran

Steinmeier calls on SPD to end debate on ‘Agenda 2010’

Steinmeier calls on SPD to end debate on ‘Agenda 2010’

Berlin sees ‘lack of cooperation’ on Iran’s nuclear programme

Berlin sees ‘lack of cooperation’ on Iran’s nuclear programme

Beck says lack of trust within SPD forced his resignation

Beck says lack of trust within SPD forced his resignation

Steinmeier faces difficult road toward chancellorship

Steinmeier faces difficult road toward chancellorship

Frank-Walter Steinmeier: the man who would be chancellor

Frank-Walter Steinmeier: the man who would be chancellor

Steinmeier takes crown, ousts Beck to lead SPD

Steinmeier takes crown, ousts Beck to lead SPD

Steinmeier calls for probe into Georgia conflict

Steinmeier calls for probe into Georgia conflict

Steinmeier sceptical on sanctions against Russia

Steinmeier sceptical on sanctions against Russia

Germany doubles aid to Georgia

Germany doubles aid to Georgia

Steinmeier: German observers in South Ossetia possible

Steinmeier: German observers in South Ossetia possible

Merkel calls for immediate ceasefire in Georgia

Merkel calls for immediate ceasefire in Georgia

Merkel calls for end to South Ossetia violence

Merkel calls for end to South Ossetia violence

Steinmeier prods China on human rights

Steinmeier prods China on human rights

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Steinmeier lands in Afghanistan for surprise visit

New soldiers to be sworn into army at Reichstag

New soldiers to be sworn into army at Reichstag

Georgia pokes holes in German peace plan

Georgia pokes holes in German peace plan

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Steinmeier heads to Georgia to mediate Abkhazia crisis

Berlin conference ends with fretting over fragile peace talks

Berlin conference ends with fretting over fragile peace talks

Berlin conference to boost Palestinian security

Berlin conference to boost Palestinian security

Dublin rejects Steinmeier’s plan to leave Ireland behind

Dublin rejects Steinmeier’s plan to leave Ireland behind

Steinmeier to visit quake-hit China region

Steinmeier to visit quake-hit China region

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Russian media label Medvedev’s Germany visit a success

Medvedev tells Berlin he’s ‘worried’ by tensions with West

Medvedev tells Berlin he’s ‘worried’ by tensions with West

Russia’s Medvedev due in Berlin for first European trip

Russia’s Medvedev due in Berlin for first European trip

Steinmeier meets new Lebanese president

Steinmeier meets new Lebanese president

First German aid arrives in Burma

First German aid arrives in Burma

Germany urges Lebanon to halt violence

Germany urges Lebanon to halt violence

Steinmeier to head to Russia next week

Steinmeier to head to Russia next week

Germany calls for more pressure on junta in Burma

Germany calls for more pressure on junta in Burma

SPD to name chancellor candidate this summer: report

SPD to name chancellor candidate this summer: report

National security council plans rile Merkel’s coalition

National security council plans rile Merkel’s coalition

US holds German at base in Afghanistan

US holds German at base in Afghanistan

Steinmeier to discuss Iran’s nuke plans with ElBaradei

Steinmeier to discuss Iran’s nuke plans with ElBaradei

Steinmeier asks Iran to be ‘cooperative’

Steinmeier asks Iran to be ‘cooperative’

Steinmeier warns NATO against antagonzing Russia

Steinmeier warns NATO against antagonzing Russia

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Berlin dismisses boycott of Beijing Games

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Berlin hails Taiwan election results

What does Tibet mean to us?

What does Tibet mean to us?

Germany demands transparency in Tibet

Germany demands transparency in Tibet

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Poll: Steinmeier best SPD candidate for 2009 chancellor

Steinmeier denies role in ‘rendition’ of German citizen

Steinmeier denies role in ‘rendition’ of German citizen

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SPD heavyweights reportedly plotting to sideline Beck

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Germany plans to increase presence in Vietnam

Steinmeier presses Indonesia on Iran

Steinmeier presses Indonesia on Iran