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Germany elects rights activist as president
Joachim Gauck wins vote by large majority in first round, bagging 991 votes against 126 for his main rival.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2012 15:26 GMT
German parties agree on new president
German government and opposition agree on backing Joachim Gauck for post, after incumbent quit amidst scandal.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 21:55 GMT
German president quits over scandal
Christian Wulff announces resignation amid allegations that he received financial favours before becoming head of state.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2012 20:58 GMT
Show of shoes against German president
Protesters gather in front of Christian Wulff's residence following controversy about his non-disclosure of a home loan.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2012 15:07 GMT
Scandal-hit German president will not resign
Christian Wulff admits "grave mistake" in trying to silence embarrassing story, but has no plans to step down.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2012 20:54 GMT
Germany's Wulff under pressure over loan row
President facing demands for explanation on his attempt to suppress a newspaper story about loans from wealthy friends.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2012 02:50 GMT
Germany pays tribute to Berlin Wall victims
Mayor says he was appalled that some supported the view that there were legitimate reasons for building it in 1961.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2011 13:35 GMT
Pyeongchang chosen to host Winter Games
South Koreans make it third time lucky as they beat Munich and Annecy in the race to host the Winter Olympics in 2018.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2011 15:54 GMT
Germany open with home win
The Women's World Cup is off to a flying start with four goals on the first day and good results for European sides.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 20:09 GMT
Turks in Germany urged to integrate
Germany's president seeks to ease simmering debate on Muslim immigration while on a visit to Turkey.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2010 15:05 GMT
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