Two Germans kidnapped in central Nigeria

Two German archaeologists were kidnapped in central Nigeria on Wednesday, a police official said, near the road that will run between the capital Abuja and its temporary airport from next month. Abuja’s main airport will be closed for repairs for six weeks from March 8, with flight rerouted to the[…]

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Germany, Namibia ‘genocide’ talks advanced

Germany and Namibia are in the advanced stages of talks on officially recognising as “genocide” a colonial-era crackdown more than a century ago in which more than 65 000 ethnic Hereros were killed, the German government said on Monday. It hopes to conclude them by late next year. Historians say[…]

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Germany – pro-Erdogan & pro-Kurdish demonstrators clash

German riot police used pepper spray and batons to subdue violent clashes that broke out as pro-Kurdish activists confronted participants in rallies supporting the Turkish government as they marched through several major cities on Saturday. Demonstrations were held in Cologne, Nurnberg, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, and several minor German cities in response[…]

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Two trains collide in Germany

Police say at least four people have been killed and more than 100 have been injured in an early-morning train crash in southern Germany. The two trains collided near the town of Bad Aibling, in Bavaria, around 7am local time on Tuesday. A spokeswoman for police in Upper Bavaria confirmed[…]

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