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Flip-flops and elections in Germany

Germany's ruling parties are flip-flopping on everything from Egypt to unemployment as a series of elections approaches.

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Germans get rowdy to stop nuclear waste

A surprising number of people in Germany are leaving their sofas and demonstrating, angry at being ignored by ruling cliques.

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Cuba continues to change, independence for Western Sahara - and more

Prejudice on the rise in Germany; world protests resumption of West Bank construction; fight for independence in Western Sahara intensifies - all in World Notes

Political climate change a worry in Germany

As pressures grow, the normally smiling Angela Merkel looks to anti-immigrant tactics.

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Protests, pepper spray rock German city

STUTTGART, Germany - A retired engineer of 66 loses an eye, high school kids get beaten, a whole city in a state of near shock and anger - all because of a railroad station and some ancient trees?

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Germans fight nuclear plants, railroad stations, Nazis

In the center of Berlin last weekend over 100,000 people demonstrated against the government's deal with giant atomic energy corporations - and there's more.

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German pol conducts anti-Muslim campaign

BERLIN -- The "mosque menace" is not confined to lower Manhattan or the United States. In many European countries similar alarms are sounded.

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Painful birth of a new German president

Political machinations abounded during the chosing of Germany's next president.

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Stalemate on the Rhine and quagmire in Berlin

Things are really happening in Germany - politics and economy in upheaval, and no one can tell what's next.

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Germany, Afghanistan, Gaza

On the first such occasion in German history, President Horst Koehler, only a year into his second term, told a sudden press conference Monday that he was immediately resigning.

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