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German official bows out from leading Iran trade vehicle Instex

Berlin's former ambassador to Tehran cites personal reasons for not taking job but criticism of Israel might play role.

German official bows out from leading Iran trade vehicle Instex

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Will Germany blow its budget to tackle climate change?

The country's coalition government considers taking on new debt to finance green initiatives.

Will Germany blow its budget to tackle climate change?

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Germany braces for recession

The effect of the US-China trade war being felt around the world.

'Scary' German output figures raise recession fears

Special series

Yemen: War Profiteers

Inside the murky world of global arms trade. Are European countries complicit in war crimes against civilians in Yemen?

Germany

Germany refuses to join US-led naval mission in Strait of Hormuz

Germany's foreign minister says his country wants to avoid further escalation, will not take part in mission.

Germany refuses to join US-led naval mission in Strait of Hormuz

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New US sanctions take aim at Russia-led Nord Stream 2 pipeline

The Senate's Foreign Relations Committee passed a bill aimed at curbing Moscow's European influence.

New US sanctions take aim at Russia-led Nord Stream 2 pipeline

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German prosecutors charge ex-Audi boss over emissions cheating

Former Audi head Rupert Stadler charged with false vehicle certification and criminal advertising practices.

German prosecutors charge ex-Audi boss over emissions cheating

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Bayer CEO: Roundup settlement could be in the cards

Company struggles with mounting legal claims from many thousands of Americans who say the herbicide caused their cancer.

Bayer CEO: Roundup settlement could be in the cards

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Top EU court sounds the alarm over Facebook's 'like' button

The European Union's Court of Justice says websites must warn visitors the tech giant will have access to their data.

Top EU court sounds the alarm over Facebook's 'like' button

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Volkswagen operating profits rise as SUV push pays off

The German car giant is bucking a trend of falling car sales among some of its competitors.

Volkswagen operating profits rise as SUV push pays off

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Deutsche Bank suffers $3.5bn quarterly loss

More than 900 employees have lost their jobs with thousands more to go as Germany's biggest bank restructures.

Deutsche Bank suffers $3.5bn quarterly loss

Europe

Hundreds condemn racist violence after Eritrean shot in Germany

Police say 26-year-old Eritrean seems to have been a random victim 'chosen due to the colour of his skin'.

Hundreds condemn racist violence after Eritrean shot in Germany

European Union

Remaining Iran nuclear deal signatories to meet in Vienna

China, Russia, the UK, France, Germany and the EU to discuss to what extent the 2015 accord can be salvaged.

Remaining Iran nuclear deal signatories to meet in Vienna

Europe

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism

French President Macron says 14 EU states sign up to 'mechanism' for allocating migrants and refugees across the bloc.

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism

Slovenia

Slovenia to deploy soldiers to boost border patrols for migrants

Some 35 troops will join police in patrolling the country's southwest borders, Slovenia's military says.

Slovenia to deploy soldiers to boost border patrols for migrants