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Understanding Germany's elections
What's at stake, which parties are running, and what the possible outcomes are in Germany's Bundestag vote.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 20:53 GMT
Merkel allies win key German state election
Chancellor gets big boost just a week before general elections as conservative CSU wins absolute majority in Bavaria.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 06:40 GMT
Germany's Bavaria votes in state election
Bavarians go to the polls with Chancellor Angela Merkel hoping for momentum ahead of general elections in a week.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2013 16:49 GMT
Man holds hostages in German city
Two people still being held in Ingolstadr after one is freed by the hostage-taker.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2013 20:22 GMT
Police end hostage standoff in Germany
Man shot by police and arrested after holding three people captive, including woman he had previously stalked.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2013 20:20 GMT
Merkel calls state election defeat 'painful'
German chancellor says centre-right camp has work cut out before the September polls, a day after Lower Saxony loss.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2013 17:35 GMT
Merkel's coalition loses German state vote
Opposition bloc of Social Democrats and Greens defeats ruling coalition and wins single-seat majority in Lower Saxony.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2013 02:49 GMT
Decisive action urged on eurozone debt crisis
Cameron and Merkel acknowledge differences but say measures must be taken to stabilise eurozone after talks in Berlin.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2011 09:58 GMT
Rethinking Germany: From nuclear to NATO
After not endorsing the Libya no-fly zone and its small Green party victory, developments in Germany should be praised.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2011 13:05 GMT
European poll: An Islamic threat?
A new poll conducted in France and Germany indicates that a notable portion of participants consider Islam a "threat".
Last updated: 06 Jan 2011 13:47 GMT
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Identity and Exile
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Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
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Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In pictures: China's village of salt
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In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
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An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown
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Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
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