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German abducted, policeman killed in Kano

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Gunmen in the northern Nigerian state Kano killed a policeman and abducted a Germany citizen en route to a construction site, police...

German national kidnapped in Niger

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Armed men kidnapped a German man in western Niger near the border with Mali, Niger's attorney general said. Cheibou Samna said the...

Tiger crash in Mali explained

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The crash of a German military Airbus Tiger helicopter in Mali last July was caused by incorrect settings on the autopilot, Germany's...

German tourist killed in Ethiopia

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A German tourist was killed and his Ethiopian tour guide injured in an attack by gunmen in northern Ethiopia's remote Afar region,...

Luftwaffe helo crashes in Mali

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A German military helicopter assigned to the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali crashed in the West African nation's desert north killing both...

German tourists stabbed and killed on Egyptian beach

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An Egyptian man stabbed two German tourists to death and wounded four others on Friday at a popular seaside vacation spot on...

German archaeologists kidnapped in Nigeria

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Two German archaeologists were kidnapped in central Nigeria on Wednesday, a police official said, near the road between Abuja and its temporary...

Germany to send soldiers to Mali for peacekeeping mission

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Germany is ready to send up to 650 soldiers to Mali to bolster the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the West African...

Gunmen kill German citizen, kidnap another in southwest Nigeria

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Gunmen attacked the vehicles of a German worker and sub-contractor for a construction company in southwest Nigeria's Ogun state, shooting one dead...

Cassidian delivers 100th Eurofighter to the German Air Force

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Cassidian handed over the 100th Eurofighter to the German Air Force today, at the Military Air Systems Centre in Manching. The anniversary...

Cassidian’s Eurofighter mission planning system protects pilots

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Cassidian is responsible for supplying the computer-based mission planning system for the German Air Force's Eurofighter aircraft. The German procurement authority BAAINBw...

German firm starts selling space travel insurance

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A German firm is to start offering space travel insurance, hoping to cash in on a new wave of 'ordinary astronauts' ahead...

EADS says Berlin move clears air, eyes alternative

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The chief executive of European aerospace group EADS said a decision by the German government to take a 7.5 percent stake lifted...

Germany seeks local investor for EADS stakes

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Germany is starting to look for domestic private investors to buy part of Daimler's stake in EADS and keep German influence at...

German commandos upset at release of Afghan suspect

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`Germany's elite KSK commando unit issued a rare statement to signal its disapproval over the release of an Afghan it had detained...

Germany requests UN council meeting on Syria

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Germany has requested that the UN Security Council meet to discuss the worsening violence in Syria, a spokesman for the German mission...

Germany says orders expulsion of Libyan diplomat

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Germany's foreign ministry said it had, after consulting German security officials, ordered the expulsion of a senior Libyan diplomat because of his...

German patrol boat offer to Angola sparks criticism

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Germany said it was ready to sell patrol boats to Angola to boost links with the resource-rich country, sparking parliamentary criticism against...

Germany lauds efforts by Kenya to fight piracy

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The German government lauded efforts by Kenya to fight piracy in the Indian Ocean. The German ambassador to Kenya, Margit Hellwig-Boette said that...

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