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Aribert Heim, one of the most wanted Nazi criminals, has been dead since 1992, German's ZDF television reports. It says Heim, known as "Doctor Death" lived under a pseudonym and died in Egypt's capital, Cairo.
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An inferno has killed 20 people and injured 12 others, most of them elderly, aboard a coach on a motorway near Hanover in northern Germany.


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Newly published documents show how a German archaeologist used trickery to smuggle home a fabulous sculpture of the Egyptian queen, Nefertiti. The archaeologist, Ludwig Borchardt, listed the bust of Queen Nefertiti among his finds in Egypt in 1913. But he described it as a worthless piece of gypsum and hid it in a box.


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A French battleship sunk in 1917 by a German submarine has been discovered in remarkable condition on the floor of the Mediterranean Sea. The Danton, with many of its gun turrets still intact, is sitting upright in over 1,000m of water. It was found by the Fugro geosciences company during a survey for a gas pipeline between Algeria and Italy. The Danton, which sank with 296 sailors still onboard, lies 35km southwest of the island of...


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A German woman in Dusseldorf blocked the entrance to an underground station when she mistook it for a subterranean car park, police said on Wednesday.


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The German government has warned web users to find an alternative browser to Internet Explorer to protect security.


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We can argue over whether Greece, Portugal, or Spain are at risk of being forced out of the euro. But there is another nagging question: whether events will cause Germany and its satellites to withdraw, bequeathing the legal carcass of EMU to the Club Med bloc.


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They believe a near-complete female skeleton, aged 30 to 40, found wrapped in silk in a lead coffin in Magdeburg Cathedral is that of Queen Eadgyth. The granddaughter of Alfred the Great, she married Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, in 929. She died 17 years later, at 36.


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A venomous snake that escaped in Germany triggering an extensive three-week hunt has been found dead, leaving its young owner facing a huge bill.


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A German man has unofficially married his cat after the animal fell ill and vets told him it might not live much longer.


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Three people have been killed and six injured trying to defuse a World War II bomb in central Germany.


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A genetically modified (GM) variety of maize banned in the EU has been sown accidentally across Germany.


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Attempts to build a multicultural society in Germany have "utterly failed", Chancellor Angela Merkel says. She said the so-called "multikulti" concept - where people would "live side-by-side" happily - did not work, and immigrants needed to do more to integrate - including learning German.


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A boy of 11 called a German police emergency line to complain of "forced labour" after his mother told him to help clean the home.


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