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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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Germany’s Left Party defies split predictions

At the second congress of Die Linke, The Left, on Saturday, 558 delegates disappointed media "experts" by sticking together and moving ahead.

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Greece and Angela Merkel

BERLIN (May 7) - Pity poor Angela! She's caughte between the rock of Greece and its economic woes, and the hard place of the May 9 elections in Germany's largest state.

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Germany: Left goes in, right goes out - or does it?

BERLIN -- The state of North Rhine-Westphalia in the valleys of the Rhine and Ruhr is far and away the most populous German state, with 18 million people.

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