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German Police Detain Four on Yom Kippur After Synagogue Threat

The detentions took place on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in Judaism.

At Least Two Dead, 31 Injured in German Chemical Blast

The explosion at the waste management facility of the Chempark site in Leverkusen, near Cologne, sent a large black cloud into the air.

UPDATE: One Dead, Four Missing at German Chemical Complex Explosion Declared ‘Extreme Threat’

Germany’s Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance classified the explosion as “an extreme threat” and asked residents to stay inside and keep windows and doors closed.

Heavy Rain Forecast to Hit German Flood Regions This Weekend

Germany's national weather service said Thursday that regions hit by deadly floods last week could again see heavy rain at the weekend.

Europe Flood Death Toll Reaches 160

Days of heavy rain turned normally minor rivers and streets into raging torrents this week and caused the disastrous flooding that swept away cars, engulfed homes and trapped residents.

Germany Defends Flood Preparation, Considers Lessons

German officials are defending their preparations for flooding in the face of the raging torrents.
Floods in Germany

More Than 30 Dead, Dozens Missing in Heavy Floods in Europe

More than 30 people have died and dozens of people were missing Thursday in Germany and neighboring Belgium.

Videos: Berlin High-Rise Roof Fire

No injuries at fire in Hohenschà¶nhausen.

Firefighter Killed, Others Injured in Explosion in Germany

Young firefighter is killed in an explosion while investigating a gas leak.


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