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Trump threatened 25% tariffs on European cars if Britain, Germany and France didn't put Iran on notice

Trump threatened 25% tariffs on European cars if Britain, Germany and France didn't put Iran on noticeThe Trump administration warned European officials in three countries that if they didn't put Iran on notice about nuclear deal violations, the US government would slap a 25% tariff on all European cars.



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History Book Nightmare: What if Germany Had Won the Battle of the Bulge?

History Book Nightmare: What if Germany Had Won the Battle of the Bulge?Would Hitler Have Won World War II?



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Double-murderer deported to Germany after decades in US jail

Double-murderer deported to Germany after decades in US jailA German man who has served 33 years in a US prison for a double murder arrived back in Germany on Tuesday, after receiving parole. Officials in the state of Virginia allowed 53-year-old Jens Soering, the son of a diplomat, to be released on parole. “I’m so happy to be in Germany after 33 years in prison in the US,” he told journalists in a short statement at Frankfurt Airport.



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A flight bound for New York took off from Germany, flew for 8 hours, then landed 85 miles from where it started

A flight bound for New York took off from Germany, flew for 8 hours, then landed 85 miles from where it startedPassengers flying from Frankfurt to New York endured an extremely frustrating day last week when they ended up turning back halfway over the Atlantic.



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Operation Plunder: How 1 Hellish Battle Slowed The Allies' Capture Of Nazi Germany

Operation Plunder: How 1 Hellish Battle Slowed The Allies' Capture Of Nazi GermanyThe battle was utter hell.



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Germany contradicts Russia over Georgian murdered in Berlin

Germany contradicts Russia over Georgian murdered in BerlinGermany contradicted Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, saying it was not aware Russia had requested the extradition of a Georgian man who was murdered in Berlin in August. In an escalation in already tense relations, Germany last week expelled two employees at the Russian embassy in Berlin, saying Moscow was not cooperating sufficiently in the investigation into the murder. Putin described the victim on Monday as a “cruel and blood-thirsty person” who had fought on the side of anti-Moscow separatists in Russia’s mainly Muslim north Caucasus region, and said Moscow’s requests for his extradition had not been heeded.



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Germany contradicts Russia over Georgian murdered in Berlin

Germany contradicts Russia over Georgian murdered in BerlinGermany contradicted Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, saying it was not aware Russia had requested the extradition of a Georgian man who was murdered in Berlin in August. In an escalation in already tense relations, Germany last week expelled two employees at the Russian embassy in Berlin, saying Moscow was not cooperating sufficiently in the investigation into the murder. Putin described the victim on Monday as a “cruel and blood-thirsty person” who had fought on the side of anti-Moscow separatists in Russia’s mainly Muslim north Caucasus region, and said Moscow’s requests for his extradition had not been heeded.



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6 arrested after off-duty fireman is killed in Germany

6 arrested after off-duty fireman is killed in GermanySix people have been arrested after an off-duty firefighter was killed in an altercation between two couples and a group of young men in the southern German city of Augsburg, authorities said Sunday. The couples had just left a Christmas market late Friday when they ran into the seven-strong group and an argument started, according to police. Dozens of Augsburg firefighters held a vigil Sunday for their colleague and German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer voiced his dismay at the killing.



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Germany: 'No understanding' for Russia outrage on expulsions

Germany: 'No understanding' for Russia outrage on expulsionsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff is urging Russia to support the investigation of a killing prosecutors say appears to have ordered by Russian or Chechen authorities, and says he has “no understanding” for outraged reactions from Moscow. Germany expelled two Russian diplomats on Wednesday over the brazen killing of a Georgian man on the streets of Berlin in August. German federal prosecutors said evidence suggested the slaying was ordered either by Moscow or authorities in Russia’s republic of Chechnya.



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Germany expels Russian diplomats in probe of Berlin killing

Germany expels Russian diplomats in probe of Berlin killingGermany expelled two Russian diplomats Wednesday over the brazen killing of a Georgian on the streets of Berlin in August as prosecutors said evidence suggested the slaying was ordered either by Moscow or authorities in Russia’s republic of Chechnya. The allegation by Germany’s federal prosecutor’s office was the latest from a Western European nation accusing Russia of an attack on its soil, after Britain last year blamed Moscow for an attempt to poison a former Russian spy in the English city of Salisbury.



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