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Famed Chinese Pianist Li Yundi Named In Prostitution Case

Oct 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Li Yundi 39, began playing piano as a small child and studied in China and Germany before becoming the youngest winner of the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2000 at age 18.

Merkel Meets Erdogan During Farewell Stop In Istanbul

Oct 17, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he hopes to continue working well with the new German government during Chancellor Angela Merkel's farewell visit to the country.


With Focus On Iran's Nuclear Program, German Chancellor Angela Merkel To Meet Israeli Leaders

This will be the farewell visit of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has completed 16 years in office characterised by near unwavering support for Israel.

Watch: German Ambassador Unveils Life-Size Street Art In Delhi To Mark India-Germany Friendship

Oct 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Walter J Lindner, the German envoy, unveiled a symbolic painting on a large wall at the iconic Sheila Theatre in Paharganj in Delhi depicting the friendship between India and Germany.


German Officials Fear Anti-Mask Radicalization After Killing At Gas Station

A 49-year-old German was arrested in the fatal shooting of the clerk Saturday in the western town of Idar-Oberstein. The suspect is being held on suspicion of murder.

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08 September, 2021

Skeptical About Taliban Government: German Foreign Minister

Associated Press (AP)

The Taliban on Tuesday announced an all-male interim government stacked with veterans of their hard-line rule from the 1990s and the 20-year battle against the U.S.-led coalition. Germany was a major troop provider for that alliance.


08 September, 2021

German, US Foreign Ministers To Meet On US Base In Germany

Associated Press (AP)

The two diplomats are first set to talk bilaterally and later hold a virtual meeting with other foreign ministers, the German foreign ministry said in a statement.


02 September, 2021

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Steps Down With Legacy Dominated By Tackling Crises

Associated Press (AP)

In 16 years at the helm of Europe's biggest economy, Merkel did end military conscription, set Germany on course for a future without nuclear and fossil-fueled power, enable the legalization of same-sex marriage, introduce a national minimum wage and benefits encouraging fathers to look after young children, among other things.


13 August, 2021

Germany Commemorates 60 Years Since Building Of Berlin Wall

Associated Press (AP)

The Berlin Wall stretched for 155 kilometers (96 miles), encircling West Berlin until 1989, when East German authorities reluctantly agreed following mass protests to open crossings.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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